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OKG Newsletter

Topic: business

Under pressure

Allegations mount against Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon as investors watch the stock price plummet.


Clifton Adcock
It’s fair to say that the past few weeks have not been kind to Chesapeake Energy co-founder, board chairman and CEO Aubrey McClendon.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Bank shot

The failure of Penn Square Bank still reverberates 30 years later.


Dean Anderson
The Wikipedia version of the 1982 Penn Square Bank failure goes something like this: A small commercial bank in Oklahoma City made numerous high-risk energy loans that ultimately led to its demise.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Cowboy up

An OKC nonprofit models high fashion and altruism.


Susannah Waite
Cowboy & Couture
6 p.m. Tuesday
Farmers Public Market
311 S. Klein
Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Movin’ on up

Renovation of the Chesapeake Energy Arena edges closer to completion.


Kelley Chambers
Big changes are in store for the Chesapeake Energy Arena. Even the front door is being moved, shifting from the north side to the southwest side.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Celebrate it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Twenty-five years in business makes for a lot of flowers. To celebrate, New Leaf Florist owner Greg Davis hosts an anniversary art show at the Midtown location, 2500 N. May. Running through Sept. 30, the exhibition features local artists Ron Ferrell, Lynn Mallett, Brian Palmer and Susanne Mears. Admission is free. Call 842-2444 or visit

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Closing time

Horn Seed closing shop after nine decades in business.


Heidi Rambo Centrella
When Horn Seed Company opened its doors for business in Oklahoma City, Rudolph Valentino was the nation’s leading sex symbol, Babe Ruth commanded the baseball diamond and Warren G. Harding was in the White House. After 91 years in business, Horn Seed, 1409 Northwest Expressway, is closing its doors.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Nip and tuck

OKC’s business incentive program is getting an update.


Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City is changing the language in its business incentive program policy.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Rise up

Big plans are in store for a retail space at N.W. 23rd Street and Walker Avenue, to be redubbed The Rise.


Kelley Chambers
N.W. 23rd Street is on the rise.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012

CoCo closed

With a lawsuit looming by U.S. Fleet, a coworking collaborative is forced to shut its doors.


Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Coworking Collaborative, otherwise known as OKCCoCo, announced Oct. 1 that it’s dissolving as a company because it has run out of money defending against a lawsuit. OKCCoCo officials said the membership-driven business had spent the last of its remaining funds in a suit by U.S. Fleet Tracking, which had given OKCCoCo a $23,000 sponsorship.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012