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Hideaway celebrates 50 years
/> Branching out Stillwater's famous little hole-in-the-wall didn't start branching out until 1993, when the Cherry Street location in Tulsa opened. A new store in Broken Arrow is scheduled to open next month, and Hideaway is working to secure a contract on an Oklahoma City store off Lake Hefner Parkway, Lister said. They also just renovated the Edmond location, adding 50 seats. — Jennifer Palmer HISTORY 1957 — Hideaway Pizza opens in Stillwater. 1960 — Richard and Marti Dermer buy Hideaway Pizza in Stillwater. 1962 — Begin delivery service in new Volkswagon Beetle. 1978 — Pente board game invented and launched by Hideaway employee Gary Gabrel. 1980 — Original location moves from Third Street to current location at 230 S Knoblock St. on Campus Corner. 1993 — First location outside of Stillwater, on Cherry Street in Tulsa, opens. 1995 — Final VW delivery Beetle retired from service in Stillwater. 1997 — First Hideaway in Oklahoma City opens on N Western. 2000 — Demolished Campus Theater and built onto existing Hideaway, doubling Stillwater seating capacity to 360. 2000 — 120 collages received for Millenium Collage Project. 2001 — Campus Corner location in Norman opens. 2002 — Opened Hideaway Pizza in Edmond in partnership with the University of Central Oklahoma Jazz Lab. 2006 — Brett Murphy and Darren Lister purchase all stores outside of Stillwater. 2007 — 50th anniversary. 2008 — New Oklahoma City location opens on Northwest Expressway in January. 2009 — Broken Arrow store to open in April.
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