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Forty Under 40 Class of 2013 List

Class of 2013   Each year, okc.BIZ is proud to commend Central Oklahoma’s best and brightest achievers with the honors. The awards recognize those young leaders who are making a difference at work and in the community. The class of 2013 was chosen from more than 150 nominees. It takes more than just showing up to work each day to distinguish oneself

Forty Under 40 Class of 2013

Class of 2013 Allison Bailey   Age: 29 | Owner | Barta Bailey Pop-up shops are all the rage in Oklahoma City, and the person behind many of them is Allison Bailey, owner of Barta Bailey, a retail consultant firm for independent retailers that specializes in flexible retail solutions and pop-ups. She considers her most


Oklahoma athletes plan pizza chain

Billy Bajema and Josh Fields — who met in their youth in Norman and later played for the Oklahoma State University football team — plan to open several Pie Five restaurants this summer. The Dallas-based chain offers personalized pizzas that are baked and ready in less than five minutes. It began in 2011 and has 19 stores in five

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Have you met? Kristin Davis

Many of us have jobs, but some among us take a particular talent or passion and turn it into their career. Kristin Davis, a fourth-generation Oklahoman, grew up in Oklahoma City, went to Casady School and earned a bachelor’s degree in international relations and politics from Mount Holyoke College and a master’s degree in public

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AIA announces architecture tour sites

  Eight properties will be featured on this year’s tour. The Walters Home: 6210 Riviera Drive. James Loftis Architects handled the renovation of this home built in 1963. The owners are former Oklahoma Gov. David Walters and his wife, Rhonda. The Walters bought the 7,800-square-foot house from Robert Hefner III. It is known as The Villa on Riviera. The house

Flip’s Wine Bar & Trattoria faces uncertain future

It was in response to a previous letter, dated Feb. 21, to the building’s owner, Grand Blvd. & Western LLC, that included a request by Flip’s co-owner Betsy Mitschke, to extend the lease one year for the property at 5801 N. Western Ave. In the letter of response from the owner, it stated the lease