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OKG Newsletter

Topic: city

Myriad questions

Foundation officials insist OKC got a good deal on a multimillion-dollar property, but one City Council member is scrutinizing the details.


Clifton Adcock
When the Myriad Botanical Gardens publicly revealed the progress from the adjacent park’s ongoing renovation in April, many in Oklahoma City considered it a success.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

‘A great Oklahoman’


Gazette staff
Flags in Oklahoma City flew at half-staff this week in honor of Clara Luper. The civil rights icon died June 8 at age 88.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Matter of degrees

A Brookings Institution report says Oklahoma is behind in education level among immigrants.


Alex Ewald
A new report sheds light on immigration in the United States, showing more workers with a college education settling in the coastal areas and those without a high school diploma clustering in the Southwest and Great Plains.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Two-wheel deal

OKC has a history of a DIY bicycling community, but could an increase in cyclists bring more innovative programs seen in other cities?


Brendan Hoover
In New York City, a nonprofit organization named Recycle-A-Bicycle provides educational and job-training programs while encouraging environmental stewardship and everyday bicycle use. Members salvage about 1,200 bicycles each year and last year worked with 1,000 young people through public schools and after-school programs.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Disney channel

Roger Disney’s “5th & Main” is among the paintings of “Cityscapes” now on display at the state Capitol.

Visual Arts

Emily Summars
Roger Disney’s new exhibition of paintings, “Cityscapes,” portrays the hustle and bustle of city life and downtown centers, using new perspectives thriving with vibrant yellows, blues and reds.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011