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Holiday Inn Express back on in Bricktown

Rendering of Holiday Inn Express in Bricktown   Witcher plans to return to the committee in January with a formal plan, but presented an overview and renderings of a five-story, brick, 124-room hotel to sit at 101 E. Main, home to the former Steffen Ice Cream building. A previous plan, by developer Alex Patel, called

KD’s to open in Lower Bricktown

Kevin Durant speaks at the groundbreaking of KD’s in Lower Bricktown. Photo by Shannon Cornman “Basketball has given me a great opportunity to go around the world and taste a lot of different foods,” Durant said. “Hopefully, I have some good taste buds, and hopefully, people enjoy what I like, as well.” In April, developer

Compass

SOUTHWEST Good news for anyone who has been dying to visit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame or catch a Cleveland Cavaliers game, but has held off because there was no direct flight from Oklahoma City: On Sept. 20, United Airlines announced plans to begin daily, nonstop service to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport beginning

Hogan presents redesigned building plans to Urban Renewal

Rendering of proposed restaurant in Lower Bricktown Initial plans called for the 10,000- to 11,000-square-foot building, situated between Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill, and Earl’s Rib Palace, to have a south-facing front entrance.  OCURA commissioners said the restaurant, which will be affiliated with Oklahoma City Thunder player Kevin Durant, should interact with

Heady alliance

That was until smaller, local craft breweries such as Choc Beer Company and Huebert Brewing Company began brewing their own special brand of beer. For the most part, however, craft brew was largely unavailable. That trend is changing. When Matt Anthony’s wife gave him a Mr. Beer kit for Christmas in 2000, he probably didn’t

Downtown dwellers

In trying to answer the question of why there’s such a demand for living space Downtown, he suggests that people younger than 40 think back to the TV shows they watched growing up. The Cosby Show, Seinfeld, Cheers – some of the most highly rated shows in the 1980s and 1990s were in urban settings

Room to grow

Oklahoma City actually came in second. The market that beat Oklahoma City was Oahu, Hawaii. He says if that vacation hotspot is the competition, Oklahoma City is doing more than OK. The city trailed Oahu in revenue per room by only 1.3%. The Smith reports looks at occupancy rate, revenue per available rooms and average

Architect selected for MAPS convention center

The recommendation to hire Kansas City-based Populous and GSB to conduct a conceptual study for the convention center will go before the MAPS 3 Citizens Advisory Committee on Thursday. If passed, it will then go before the City Council for approval. Populous was the firm responsible for weighing and narrowing down the prospective sites for

Gold Dome finds buyer

Bank 7, the lender, was owed more than $771,000 by former owner Irene Lam. Bidding began with the amount owed. Box made an $800,000 bid, and purchased the building. He plans to close on the sale in coming weeks. “I really thought there would be a lot more bidders,” he said. He is no stranger

City, state officials discuss boulevard plans

“I hope we’ve done a good job of communicating with the public, but I fear that maybe we haven’t,” said ODOT Deputy Director Gary Evans. “I want to apologize on behalf of the department if we have not done a good job of communicating.” Several hundred people turned out to the Coca-Cola events center in

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