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  • OKC Central Chat transcript, Oct. 31, 2014

    BY STEVE LACKMEYER slackmeyer@opubco.com | Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers in today's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve's Q&A's on Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and submit your questions about the happenings in and around downtown Oklahoma City.

  • 250-unit apartment complex in downtown Oklahoma City set to open next week

    By Steve Lackmeyer, Business Writer | Published: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    Organic Squeeze juice retailer is first business tenant of the development in downtown Oklahoma City.

  • Haunted house in Midtown Oklahoma City is aimed at helping ailing woman obtain kidney transplant

    By Steve Lackmeyer, Business Writer | Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    In the confusion of navigating through the health care system, Oklahoma City friends are hoping another kind of maze, one filled with Halloween spooks and thrills, may offer some much needed assistance to Shelly Conrad of Bricktown Burgers.

  • Art lovers help demolish Oklahoma City home while adding to their collections

    By Steve Lackmeyer, Business Writer | Published: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Kayla Baker, owner of Northline Development, was brainstorming with her assistant, Sara Tham, Tennille McCallister, of Verbode Homes, and Dylan and Amanda Bradway, owners of DNA Gallery, when the Bradways discussed Oklahoma City’s lack of public art. Baker quickly suggested the old wood frame...

  • Revived Halloween parade a hit at old downtown haunts in Oklahoma City

    By Steve Lackmeyer, Business Writer | Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Friday’s event drew costumed crowds, floats and a special appearance by Casper the Friendly Ghost.

  • Bricktown-based architectural firm moving to Fred Jones Assembly Plant

    By Steve Lackmeyer, Business Writer | Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    ADG, an architectural, project management and engineering firm, and its 60 employees are moving to the west end of the landmark Fred Jones Assembly Plant at 900 W Main, in Oklahoma City. The firm will occupy the only space not already set to be converted into the new 21C Museum Hotel.

  • Steve Lackmeyer: Development seems likely for lumberyard south of Bricktown

    BY STEVE LACKMEYER slackmeyer@opubco.com | Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers in today's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve's Q&A's on Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and submit your questions about the happenings in and around downtown Oklahoma City.

  • OKC Central Chat transcript, Oct. 24, 2014

    BY STEVE LACKMEYER slackmeyer@opubco.com | Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers in today's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve's Q&A's on Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and submit your questions about the happenings in and around downtown Oklahoma City.

  • Oklahoma City arts projects are popping up around downtown area

    By Steve Lackmeyer, Business Writer | Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Efforts by Downtown Oklahoma City Inc. are underway to add even more displays with murals set to be added to the railway viaduct that runs along the western boundary of Bricktown and interactive displays throughout the Central Business District.

  • Oklahoma City's Halloween revelers to take act to Broadway

    By Steve Lackmeyer, Business Writer | Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    The Downtown Halloween Parade revived with floats, krewes and prizes, followed by a Zombie Ball and costume party in Oklahoma City.

  • New men's clothing boutique to open in Oklahoma City's Deep Deuce

    By Brianna Bailey, Business Writer | Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    New Oklahoma City-based menswear retailer Slim tailors clothing to urban tastes.

  • Oklahoma City Flatiron building facelift continues

    By Steve Lackmeyer, Business Writer | Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    The building was boarded up for 27 years and previously controlled by the Oklahoma City Urban Renewal Authority before Chuck Ainsworth was designated to redevelop it into the headquarters for Physicians Liability Insurance Co.

  • Thousands turn out for Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Oklahoma City

    By Silas Allen, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    About 17,000 walkers and runners were at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure on Saturday at Myriad Botanical Gardens in downtown Oklahoma City.

  • Steve Lackmeyer: Next downtown announcement could concern First National Center

    BY STEVE LACKMEYER slackmeyer@opubco.com | Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers in today's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve's Q&A's on Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and submit your questions about the happenings in and around downtown Oklahoma City.

  • OKC Central Chat transcript, Oct. 17, 2014

    BY STEVE LACKMEYER slackmeyer@opubco.com | Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers in today's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve's Q&A's on Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and submit your questions about the happenings in and around downtown Oklahoma City.




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