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OKG Newsletter

Topic: business

Oh, Momma!


Ta'Chelle Jones
A new business combines the thrill of the deal with the warmth of goodwill.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Mayor McModern

How Mick Cornett handles the challenges of modernizing a city in a rustic state will determine his legacy.


Keith Gaddie
Any Oklahoman who ever flew on Delta knows Bill Hartsfield. The airport in Atlanta exists because of Hartsfield, who as a councilman aggressively promoted aviation. As mayor, he was first and foremost a booster of innovations and of Atlanta business.
Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Counterpoint: ‘Fear stifles innovation’

Oklahoma needs a fair and quick legal system


Fred Morgan
“We need lawsuit reform now!” I am confident that is a statement you have heard for years, from doctors, politicians and the business community. But what is often left unsaid is how lawsuit reform (or the lack thereof) would impact each and every Oklahoman.
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Alcohol problem

Letters to the Editor

Kevin Acers
I am not impressed with the Gazette’s glib celebration of alcohol consumption in the March 9 “Alcoholmanac” issue. Evidently, a business decision was made to use St. Patrick’s Day as a selling point to advertisers by capitalizing on the day’s associations with booze.
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Better than ever

Longevity says it all with metro restaurants that have passed the 25-year mark and continue to thrive.

Food and Drink Features

Carol Smaglinski
Metro restaurants that have managed to stay around long enough to clink a glass of Champagne for their silver anniversaries are few and far between. New ones pop up with lofty ideas on the lookout for hungry diners, but many of those restaurants are shuttered before even hitting the one-year mark.
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

How to not screw up

Helpful reminders for small businesses as the recession ends


Gazette staff
Now that the economic recovery is well under way, this is not the time to screw up a small business, warns Jim Muehlhausen, CPA and author of “The 51 Fatal Business Errors and How to Avoid Them.”
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Business opportunity

J Roddy Walston went against God — or so his parents said — to pursue his heavenly brand of piano-based rock with The Business.


Joshua Boydston
J Roddy Walston and The Business
6 p.m. Tuesday
The Conservatory, 8911 N. Western, 607-4805
$10 advance, $12 door
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Planting seeds

Oklahoma City Educare completes its second year of successful operation.


Brendan Hoover
About 85 percent of a child’s brain architecture is developed by age 3, but less than 4 percent of education dollars are typically spent on children at that time, according to Oklahoma Champions for Early Opportunities, a new coalition of Oklahoma business and community leaders.
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Chromeo must vie

Joke band or no, the electrofunk duo Chromeo does what it can to get audiences a-dancin’.


Matt Carney
Chromeo with Breakbot and Mayer Hawthorne
7 p.m. Friday
Cain's Ballroom
423 N. Main, Tulsa
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Online sales, offline ails


Carolyn Stager
The weather is turning chilly, the mall parking lots are full, and one might wonder, “Where is the recession?” As full as the parking lots may be, however, there are many choosing to stay in from the cold and, for convenience, shop from their computers.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011