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OKG Newsletter


Topic: downtown

Moving along

Mayor says controversial streetcar project will happen: “The citizens have tasked us with building it, not talking about it.”


News

Tim Farley
Advocates of the MAPS 3 modern streetcar system will take a “huge step” forward if the Oklahoma City Council approves a recommended route next week.
 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Million-dollar members

OKC council chooses which projects are most important with $1 million discretionary spending programs.


News

Tim Farley
If Oklahoma City Council members had a million bucks to spend any way they’d like, it turns most of them would (and will) improve public transit, roads and develop a needed “quiet zone” in downtown Oklahoma City.
 
Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Take shelter

Dr. Dog’s new DIY recording space has the grizzled indie rock group feeling, um, dogged.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Dr. Dog with The Lumineers and Nathaniel Rateliff
6 p.m. Thursday
OKC Downtown Airpark
1701 S. Western Ave.
wheresthemusic.net
364-3700
$35

 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013

White magic

The MAPS 3 whitewater superpark promises world-class size, technology and allure.


News

Tim Farley
When world-class kayaker Scott Shipley was preparing for the Olympics in the 1990s, he was forced to travel overseas because proper training facilities were not available in the United States.
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Point: Streetcar route a beginning


Commentary

Jeff Bezdek
It has been more than 66 years since Oklahoma City had meaningful intracity rail transit. In 2009, voters took a huge leap toward our transit future by endorsing a $130 million-dollar downtown rail-based modern streetcar system and intermodal hub as part of MAPS 3.
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Retro rebound

Throwback style is back, and this time, it resembles the old-school, handcrafted fare of bygone centuries.


Features

Marisa Mohi
Quality and tradition are driving factors behind the success of many local businesses, whether they specialize in antiques, personal care or even beer. Shops like Bradford Ink Antiques, Carwin’s Shave Shop and The Brew Shop not only provide products and services that can’t be found just anywhere; they also offer customers an escape from the monotony of their average experience.
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Tube it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

Oklahoma City has its fair share of traditions, but one of the coolest (literally) is snow tubing in downtown OKC each year. Slide your way down to Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S. Mickey Mantle Drive, noon-8 p.m. Saturday- Sunday. Tickets are $10. Call 218-1000 or visit downtownindecember.com.

Saturday–Sunday, ongoing

 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Identity crisis

The John F. Kennedy district near downtown Oklahoma City works to lift itself out of a past filled with crime and dilapidation.


News

Tim Farley
One historically black Oklahoma City community is transforming its neighborhood, which has been troubled with high levels of crime and dilapidated housing for decades.
 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
 
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