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  • What's next for Downtown Oklahoma City?

    By Steve Lackmeyer, Business Writer | Published: Tue, Jul 1, 2014

    Steve Lackmeyer surveys Oklahoma City’s growing downtown and describes how a vibrant downtown is a reality.

  • Homeless Alliance's fresh stART program exhibits work in downtown Oklahoma City

    By Silas Allen, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    Fresh stART is a Homeless Alliance art program designed to give people like him a creative outlet. Several works from the program’s artists are on display this month in the Bank of America Gallery on the first floor of Leadership Square in downtown Oklahoma City.

  • Ferris wheel, private school could appear in Wheeler District

    By Steve Lackmeyer, Business Writer | Published: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    A weeklong series of planning sessions produced scores of ideas for development of the former Downtown Airpark on the south bank of the Oklahoma River.

  • Development bids sought for Oklahoma City arts festival site

    By Steve Lackmeyer, Business Writer | Published: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    The Oklahoma City Urban Renewal Authority is moving forward with plans to solicit development bids for the downtown block that is home to several major arts groups and the annual Festival of the Arts, but is also cautioning developers those tenants’ futures must be considered in any proposal.

  • Oklahoma City sisters run Verdigris as a green thrift shop

    By Catherine Sweeney, Business Writer | Updated: Tue, Jul 15, 2014

    Downtown shop sells vintage and repurposed pieces in Oklahoma City.




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