Salt Lake City celebrates 4 new businesses opening

Published: Thursday, May 17 2012 3:00 p.m. MDT

Marshall Aune, right, shaves Salt Lake City Councilman Luke Garrott as Ray Francom of Ray's Barbershop cuts the hair of City Councilman Kyle LaMalfa in the background, Thursday, May 17, 2012. This is one of four businesses that recently opened on main street in Salt Lake City.

Ravell Call, Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Mayor Ralph Becker, City Councilman Luke Garrott and the Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City celebrated a quartet of local retailers newly located on downtown's Main Street on Thursday.

The businesses — Beckett & Robb, Ray's Barbershop, Southam Gallery and Twisted Roots — are all tenants in recently renovated retail spaces that were acquired in 2009 as part of the Redevelopment Agency's purchase of the historic Utah Theatre.

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