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Affordable Housing Development at 750 W. South Temple

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A representative of the Vecino Group will attend the next community council meeting (April 28, 6:30, Northwest Community Center, 1255 Clark Ave) to talk about their project at 750 W. South Temple (just outside our border in Poplar Grove) and answer questions of those in attendance may have. This visit is for informational purposes only […]






Zoning Terms Primer

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There is a lot of discussion about zoning, but what does it all mean? Housing terms are often referred to in our discussions and presentations about housing:  Affordable housing, Subsidized housing and Market rate housing. Here you can learn about things such as what “cost burdened” means, the percentage of Salt Lake residents who are […]






Dirt2Table: A Great time of year!

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Don’t you love it this time of year? I certainly do. Everything from the buds swelling on the fruit trees, dandelions blooming, willows and others flowering, to the birds getting more active, it sure feels like spring. I just hope that a late frost doesn’t get some of our fruit trees this year. As you […]






Community Partners Focus on Jordan River Parkway Trail and North Temple

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The University Neighborhood Partnership (UNP) West Side Studio has worked alongside the neighborhoods for years and has listened to many ideas and hopes for our community. Fairpark Community Council Board Members and the UNP joined together to explore ideas and opinions from people who live in the area. These people are the treasure of the […]






Pedal in the City: Bike Commuting ~ One of the Best Ways to Stay Healthy

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Working out at the gym has its benefits, but consider something that might bring more enjoyment along with those health benefits: Bike commuting. A 2013 article in Grist Magazine by Jay Walljasper discusses the health benefits of bike commuting. “Biking for transportation appears more helpful in losing weight and promoting health than working out at […]






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