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McKown received approval for the design March 21 by the Downtown Design Review Committee, for the four-story, 97-unit development. He says the budget is $12.5 million, and he plans to seek tax credits and TIF dollars for the project. With many units Downtown starting at about $900 per month, McKown says he has made an

Day in the Life

5:51 a.m.: I woke early – kind of unusual for me. Typically, I can wake without an alarm just minutes before my selected time. 5:55 a.m.: Wanting to go back to sleep. I still can get another hour plus before my wife and three kiddos wake up! 5:59 a.m.: My work brain is full speed

Live and Let Dine

Hefner Grill 9201 Lake Hefner Parkway hefnergrill.ehsrg.com 748-6113 This is my favorite spot for brunch and happy hour. My boyfriend would cross the world for the Southern eggs Benedict; he actually dreams about it. Me, I love the Perfect Bloody Mary and eggs Baltimore, which is like Benedict, but with a crab cake instead of

Downtown drinks

As more residences and businesses have been added to the fabric of Downtown, retail options slowly are coming online to meet that growing community – from restaurants and bars to service options such as dry cleaning and liquor stores. Lack took a chance that paid off in his nearly 3,000-square-foot space at 824 N. Broadway.

Plaza placement

“It’s just so funny because people see these and they write things like, ‘I can’t believe this,’” she says. “They must not look at the date when they see it.” As executive director of the Plaza District, Vails jokes about the arrival of national chains because the idea is so far-fetched. Jump back a decade,

New & Expanding

OKLAHOMA COUNTY Caliber Oilfield Services leased 20,000 square feet of industrial space at 900 N. MacArthur. Bob Puckett with Price Edwards & Co. handled the transaction. Rush Truck Centers leased 12,320 square feet of industrial space at 2500 W. Reno. Mark Patton with Price Edwards & Co. handled the transaction. Smart Shelter leased 12,320 square

Athletic retailer dips toe in Oklahoma City market

The athletic clothing and accessories company, founded and based in Canada, typically opens what it refers to as showrooms in markets before establishing an actual lululemon athletica store. That is just what the company has done with a showroom on Automobile Alley at 714 N. Broadway. Teri Lynn, southeast regional manager for lululemon, said the

Artful move

For others, it’s simply that building with the planetarium dome, although they may not know what goes on inside. For fans of The Flaming Lips, the interior may look familiar, as it was a filming location for the band’s 1999 music video for “Race for the Prize.” The building has been home to City Arts

Wheel deal

Coordinating a two-day street race that would require the closure of several streets along Automobile Alley and Downtown, the local cycling club member said a little prayer each time he had to make a call. “I had heard horror stories about people trying to do things in the past, and I was a little nervous,”

More autos in the Alley

Photo by Shannon Cornman For years, visitors frequented the area’s gleaming car showrooms, kicking tires on the latest Buicks and Cadillacs. As the dealers left, the area fell into decline. It suffered damage in the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building bombing in 1995, and became an area of blight. Slowly but surely, a few brave