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    Published: Fri, Jul 24, 2015

    Oklahoma business briefs for July 24, 2015

  • Panel approves architect for further MAPS 3 park design

    By William Crum Staff Writer wcrum@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, Jul 24, 2015

    Landscape architect Mary Margaret Jones is set to complete her design for Oklahoma City's new central park. Jones and her firm, Hargreaves Associates, will begin work on the 30-acre lower park that will complete a greenway from downtown's central business district to the Oklahoma River.

  • Traffic is moving on Sheridan Avenue

    Published: Fri, Jul 24, 2015

    After months of detours for construction work, Sheridan Avenue in Oklahoma City's Bricktown area is open to traffic.

  • Up next in Uptown: Mix of retail, office and residential space planned across the street from Gold Dome

    By Steve Lackmeyer Business Writer slackmeyer@oklahoman.com | Updated: Thu, Jul 23, 2015

    An Edmond engineer is joining the surge of developers transforming Uptown 23rd with plans to build a $3.5 million mixed-use project that will include retail, offices and housing just northeast of the landmark Gold Dome in Oklahoma City.

  • Panel clears plan to close budget gap on senior center

    By William Crum Staff Writerwcrum@oklahoman.com | Updated: Thu, Jul 23, 2015

    An advisory committee agreed Wednesday on a plan to close a nearly $600,000 gap in the construction budget for the first MAPS 3 senior health and wellness center.

  • Bricktown Domino's grand opening scheduled for Aug. 3

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Jul 23, 2015

    The company will donate $12,000 donation to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County to mark the grand opening of its 12,000th store

  • Classen verve: Oklahoma City developers buy former Triples restaurant, Farmers Market properties

    By Steve Lackmeyer Business Writer slackmeyer@oklahoman.com | Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    A trio of Oklahoma City businessmen have formed the Pivot Project. Among their first purchases is property that once was home to Triple's Restaurant.

  • Whitewater park, exposition center remain on track

    By William Crum Staff Writer wcrum@oklahoman.com | Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    An Oklahoma City advisory committee has endorsed plans to upgrade street lights around the new MAPS 3 expo center at State Fair Park. The new completion date for the MAPS 3 whitewater park on the Oklahoma River is Feb. 17.

  • Revolve Pizza giveaways planned for in August for grand opening of downtown restaurant

    Published: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    Free pizzas, other promotions planned to mark opening of new location

  • CAST COMPLETE: Sculpture follows The Oklahoman back to its downtown roots

    By Steve Lackmeyer Business Writer slackmeyer@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    The statues that form “Investigation, Analysis and Publication” are back with The Oklahoman newspaper at the company's new location in downtown Oklahoma City.

  • PLICO to take occupancy of Flatiron late September

    By Matthew Moore | Updated: Fri, Jul 17, 2015

    The renovation of the historic Flatiron building has created much excitement in the downtown Oklahoma City community. PLICO, the owners of the building, have targeted late September to take occupancy as their new corporate headquarters. Last week, it was announced that Berkshire Hathaway’s...

  • Tim Strange is new president of The Rotary Club

    Updated: Sun, Jul 19, 2015

       Tim Strange, Terri Cooper, Jerome Holmes. (Photo provided)  Members of The Rotary Club of Oklahoma inaugurated its 105th president, Tim Strange, July 7 at the Devon Boathouse. Former club president Judge Jerome Holmes and president-elect Terri Cooper were there to...

  • Film Row building to house restaurant, bar, films and events

    BY BRIANNA BAILEY  Business Writer bbailey@oklahoman.com  | Updated: Thu, Jul 16, 2015

    The owner of Film Row's Paramount building in downtown Oklahoma City wants to preserve the building's identity as a home for arts and culture on Film Row.

  • Confederate flag-waving protesters greet Obama in downtown Oklahoma City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Wed, Jul 15, 2015

    As President Obama arrived downtown Wednesday night, ending the first of his two day tour of the state, his motorcade was greeted by a number of confederate flag waving protesters lined up along Sheridan Avenue. Though the group of protesters were outnumbered by the rest of the crowd that came...

  • Oklahoma City's traffic study recommends eliminating downtown's bike lane

    By Steve Lackmeyer Business Writer slackmeyer@oklahoman.com | Updated: Wed, Jul 15, 2015

    Oklahoma City residents who cycle regularly may lose one of their dedicated lanes downtown after a traffic report suggested removing dedicated bike lanes and parking spaces along Walker Avenue between Sheridan and Robert S. Kerr Avenues in order to widen the street.




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