The Downtown Dish

The Downtown Dish is our blog about downtown Anchorage: where to eat, what to buy, and what to try. The blog is written by members of the ADP Staff and comes from our experiences and travels throughout downtown Anchorage.

So read on, and discover the best (and the best-kept secrets) of downtown Anchorage:


Shop Small Business Saturday – November 29, 2014

Ruth | November 21st, 2014

Make sure your holiday shopping includes visits to the many unique local shops right here in Downtown Anchorage!
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Covenant House Alaska Candlelight Vigil

Ruth | November 14th, 2014

The Candlelight Vigil for Homeless Youth is Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the Anchorage Museum (625 C Street).
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G Street Block Party – Bunny Boots & Burn Barrels

Ruth | November 4th, 2014

November 7th is First Friday, while you are enjoying all the fun downtown, stop by G Street and enjoy a Block Party!
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Muse Cafe – Creative & Delightful

Ruth | October 30th, 2014

Muse Cafe in the Anchorage Museum offers a variety of tastes on a creative menu in a delightful setting.
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Anchorage Live Work Play

Ruth | October 23rd, 2014

Live Work Play is a vision for the future of Anchorage. The goal of this initiative is to make Anchorage the #1 city in the nation to Live. Work. & Play. by 2025.
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Allure Day Spa & Hair Salon – Relax While You Do Good

Ruth | October 17th, 2014

Allure Day Spa & Hair Design may be one of the most relaxing indoor spaces in the city.
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Crooked Spruce – Tea & Juice

Ruth | October 2nd, 2014

Crooked Spruce offers fresh juice, made while you watch and a wide variety of local loose leaf teas.
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Park(ing) Day – Anchorage joins this Worldwide Event

Ruth | September 19th, 2014

Park(ing) Day is an annual worldwide event where artists, designers and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks.
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Anchorage Downtown – Entertainment

Ruth | September 12th, 2014

Downtown Anchorage is a great place to find entertainment.
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Pirate Pub Crawl – Fun for a Cause

Ruth | September 5th, 2014

The Anchorage Pirate Pub Crawl will be Saturday, September 20th. Dress in your best Pirate costume and visit downtown bars to raise money for The Blood Bank of Alaska.
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D Street Block pARTy – Kick It To The Curb

Ruth | August 29th, 2014

D Street has taken First Friday and kicked it up a notch. BAM!
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Sherri’s At 5th – A reputation for Great Seafood

Ruth | August 22nd, 2014

Sherri’s at 5th is known for tasty seafood.
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Covenant House Alaska – Helping Youth in Crisis

Ruth | August 15th, 2014

Covenant House Alaska celebrated One Year in their new building this week. The new location allows more of all the good things Covenant House Alaska offers.
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ShuzyQ – Shoe Sale

Ruth | August 7th, 2014

ShuzyQ has brought the love of beautiful shoes to Anchorage. Now those beautiful shoes are on SALE!
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Bear Square – Segway Tours, Dog Sled Movies, Ice Cream and more

Ruth | July 31st, 2014

Bear Square offers a way to experience a lot of Alaska virtually and learn a little along the way. This fun, family adventure also offers segway and electric bike tours, a trolley tour of the city and ICE CREAM.
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