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OKG Newsletter

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A 'transformational' gift

The OKC National Memorial & Museum receives the largest private donation in its nearly 12-year history.


Phil Bacharach
The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum has received a $3.5 million gift from the Inasmuch Foundation, the largest private donation since the museum's opening in 2001.
Thursday, January 17, 2013

Going downtown

OPUBCO requests $1.5 in city incentives funds to help with its planned move downtown.


Clifton Adcock
A city oversight committee today unanimously passed a measure to provide public incentives to OPUBCO, the parent company of The Oklahoman newspaper, for its planned move into downtown’s Century Center.
Thursday, January 24, 2013

All about TIF

Downtown reaps the benefits of tax increment finance districts.


An economic development program created to improve blighted areas is doing better than expected in downtown Oklahoma City, according to the city’s primary private-sector partner for economic development.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

The Wicked

Will leave you not spellbound, but spellbored.


Rod Lott
When you put a little kid in danger in your first scene, as The Wicked does, I'm in. That’s a fairly bold move, and it signals that the film is going to — pardon my French — have some balls and do something different.
Saturday, April 27, 2013

Conventional wisdom

Questions and concerns surround OKC’s would-be convention center hote


Tim Farley
Uncertainty hovers over Oklahoma City’s proposed convention center hotel, as industry experts suggest financing the project with tax money could be dangerous.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Tear it up

Project 180 improvements enter a new phase, and with that comes new road closures. But, construction will be more city friendly than it has been, officials promise.


Tim Farley
Downtown Oklahoma City streets are about to be ripped apart again, but fortunately for motorists and pedestrians, lessons were learned from the last round of road construction.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

‘X’ never, ever marks the spot

Wade Davis, the inspiration for Indiana Jones and the author of The Serpent and the Rainbow, tells us why he “committed academic suicide.”


Devon Green
Professor Henry Walton “Indiana” Jones, the creation of George Lucas, is a swashbuckling anthropologist who put the “adventure” in archaeologist for generations of moviegoers.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013