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OKG Newsletter


Topic: city

Head east

Robust, home-style flavors highlight the best of Korean cuisine at Jeon Ju.


Restaurant Reviews

Carol Cole-Frowe

Jeon Ju Korean Restaurant
217 S. Sooner Road, Del City
672-4644
www.jeonjurestaurant.com

 
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Streetcar for the car-free

40,000 people in OKC have no access to a car.


Commentary

Blair Humphreys
More than 40,000 Oklahoma City residents did not have to worry about snowcovered roads impacting their drive to work after the recent snowstorms. That is because more than 40,000 Oklahoma City residents live in households without access to a single car.
 
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Start your engines

A measure that makes way for another professional sporting event is cruising through the Legislature.


News

Clifton Adcock
A bill currently at the Legislature would help clear the way for Oklahoma City to allow racing events on city streets.
 
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Slow burn

The Oklahoma City Council and firefighters’ union agree to a contract, just as planning for next fiscal year’s contract begins.


News

Clifton Adcock
Eight months into the fiscal year, the Oklahoma City Council approved at its March 1 meeting a long-negotiated contract with the International Association of Fire Fighters.
 
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Don’t count out the tea party

The average Oklahoman aligns more with the tea party philosophy of limited government and lower taxes.


Commentary

Kyle D. Loveless
In the recent Oklahoma City Council elections, all of the candidates aligned with the tea party movement lost. Critics, news pieces and bloggers across the metro and state were using these losses as a setback or high-water mark of how much influence the tea party folks have in Oklahoma.
 
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Eight is enough

City officials and consultants ponder how to include a ‘headquarters hotel’ in the convention center plans.


News

Clifton Adcock
Eight locations around downtown Oklahoma City are being eyed as possible sites for the MAPS 3 convention center.
 
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Summer Wars

Had me a blast. Not even the anime-adverse are immune to the charms of ‘Summer Wars,’ a Japanese adventure with crossover appeal.


Science Fiction

Rod Lott

Summer Wars
7:30 p.m. Thursday, 5:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch
OKCMOA.com, 236-3100
$8, $6 seniors

 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

En masse

A trio of metro arts organizations joins forces on a world-premiere production of Mozart’s ‘Requiem.’


Performing Arts

Eric Webb

Requiem Mass in D Minor
8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Oklahoma City Ballet with Oklahoma City Philharmonic and Canterbury Choral Society
Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker
www.okcballet.com, 848-8637
$29-$54

 
Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Every foot matters

OKC must place more value on land use and street edges


Commentary

Blair Humphreys
For years, we have been trying to make downtown Oklahoma City a great place for people. This mission is reaffirmed and restated using a variety of catchphrases — “pedestrian-friendly,” “thriving urban center,” “24/7 community” — that all ultimately mean the same thing: a downtown crowded with people.
 
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
 
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