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  • Downtown Events! From Downtown OKC Inc.

    Steve Lackmeyer | Published: Wed, Jun 4, 2014

    Rock the Boat This Weekend on the Bricktown Canal Come out this Saturday, June 7for the second annual Rock the Boat festival on the Bricktown Canal. From noon to 6pm pop-up shops will line Oklahoma Avenue and feature vendors selling jewelry, home goods, pet accessories, art, clothing,...

  • A Closer Look at Broadway 10

    BY STEVE LACKMEYER | Updated: Tue, Jun 3, 2014

    It’s amazing to think what gems wait to be discovered downtown. My latest story, (put link to story http://newsok.com/article/4880020) on the Broadway 10 Bar and Chophouse, is of particular interest considering what an incredible space has existed, empty and forgotten, inside the Buick...

  • Bricktown Towers?

    By Steve Lackmeyer | Updated: Sat, May 31, 2014

    For the past several weeks I’ve been digging into a phantom project – one that as of yet does not exist and yet is eagerly anticipated among those who follow downtown development.

  • Join Me at Full Circle Bookstore, 3 p.m. Today

    Steve Lackmeyer | Updated: Sat, May 31, 2014

    I've been very blessed over the years to have two great partners in my endeavors to tell the history of our city – co-author Jack Money and book designer Carl Brune.

  • Design Changes Proposed for Downtown Boulevard

    BY STEVE LACKMEYER | Updated: Wed, May 21, 2014

    The comment period appears to be over on the four potential designs for the downtown boulevard, but have no doubt, this discussion is down to just two options. Option D, scored lowest by the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, looks at a proposal to not build the boulevard at all between...

  • New 10:30 a.m. Start Time for Friday OKC Central Live Chat

    Steve Lackmeyer | Published: Thu, May 15, 2014

    As I adjust to some changing circumstances in my schedule, we may be looking at the weekly OKC Central Live Chat changing from a 10 a.m.

  • OKC Central Live Chat Transcript - Band-Aid Edition

    Steve Lackmeyer | Updated: Fri, May 9, 2014

    Several of you have asked about the live chat transcript and yes, it wasn’t posted as usual today.

  • Early 9:30 a.m. Start for OKC Central, Early End

    Steve Lackmeyer | Updated: Fri, May 9, 2014

    Early, of course, is relative. When this chat started a couple of years ago, it was supposed to go one hour, from 10 a.m.

  • A Better View of the Boulevard Design "Scored" Highest by ODOT

    Steve Lackmeyer | Updated: Fri, May 9, 2014

    Imagine being a student and being able to determine what criteria will be used to determine the grade on your test.

  • More Questions than Answers on the Downtown Boulevard

    Steve Lackmeyer | Updated: Fri, May 9, 2014

    I spent more than an hour tonight trying to understand the four downtown boulevard design options presented by the Oklahoma Department of Transportation at an Open House held in the Cox Convention Center.

  • OKC Central Live Chat 10 a.m. Today

    Steve Lackmeyer | Updated: Fri, May 2, 2014

    You know the routine – start posting comments and questions at 9:30 a.m.

  • Rand Elliott Proposes to Tear Down Flatiron Building at 7 N Harrison

    Steve Lackmeyer | Published: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    Architect Rand Elliott has filed an application with the city planning department to tear down the above building at 7 N Harrison Ave.

  • Where to Eat/Drink After Tonight's Play-Off Game

    Steve Lackmeyer | Published: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    Every year the Thunder make the play-offs, a question starts hitting Twitter late at night: where can fans go for food and drink after games at Chesapeake Energy Arena?

  • A New Glimpse of the Future Pizzeria Gusto at The Rise

    Steve Lackmeyer | Published: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    It was, for the longest time, one of the most pathetic, depressing corners in the urban core of Oklahoma City, creating an unsightly interruption between Paseo and Uptown 23rd.



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