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:


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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6th Avenue Transit Center Boarding Zones Temporarily Moved

Penny | August 27th, 2014

Beginning on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 6th Avenue road upgrades will require People Mover to temporarily relocate bus loading zones at the Downtown Transit Center. The project is expected to take 10-14 days.
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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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Thank You to our 2014 Summer Event Sponsors!

Penny | August 20th, 2014

As we wrap up the summer, we wanted to thank ALL of ADP’s sponsors who helped make the 2014 Summer Season a success! Your help and investments allowed us to put on some fantastic (and fun) events for Downtown Anchorage! We couldn’t have done it all without you!
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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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Moose Ala Mode – New Menu Same Great Ice Cream

Ruth | July 25th, 2014

Moose Ala Mode has more selections for food and coffee and remains a great ice cream stop.
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Artique, Ltd. -Celebrating Anchorage’s Centennial

Ruth | July 10th, 2014

As Anchorage prepares to celebrate it’s Centennial, Artique, Ltd. is offering several ways to remember 100 years of Anchorage.
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Anchorage Museum – Art Mart Offers Alaskans Best

Ruth | July 3rd, 2014

Anchorage Museum offers a juried art and crafts show during July. Take time to see the array of quality handmade items and get your one of a kind art while benefiting the Anchorage Museum.
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Hard Rock Anchorage – Cool, Fun & Finally Open!

Ruth | June 27th, 2014

Hard Rock Anchorage is finally set to open this Saturday, June 28th!
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Haute Quarter Grill – Classy, Tasty and Inviting

Ruth | June 20th, 2014

Haute Quarter Grill has created an inviting, sophisticated atmosphere and topped it off with a mouth watering menu.
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