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Radio star

Like his grandmother, during the past quarter century, Fudge has developed his own hunger for saving items of historical significance, including restoring historic homes and buildings, an interest he shares with his wife, Shannon. Their shared passion led them to renovate Kamp’s Grocery; the Cameron Building; and homes in Oklahoma City’s older neighborhoods, such as

Urban retail oasis

Diverse and successful retailers call Downtown OKC home Downtown Oklahoma City continues to be the destination of choice for retailers looking for a unique place to do business. It is home to a mix of one-of-a-kind shops and restaurants, and, better yet, most are locally owned. From seasoned veterans like B.C. Clark Jewelers and Teena

Urban retail oasis

Diverse and successful retailers call Downtown OKC home Downtown Oklahoma City continues to be the destination of choice for retailers looking for a unique place to do business. It is home to a mix of one-of-a-kind shops and restaurants, and, better yet, most are locally owned. From seasoned veterans like B.C. Clark Jewelers and Teena

Myriad Gardens to house two restaurants

Restaurateurs Peter and Sheree Holloway — whose restaurants include the Boulevard Steakhouse and Martini Lounge in Edmond, and both locations of Cafe 501 — will open the Park House in a building on the gardens’ east side. The Ice House will stand just north of that space. “After a thoughtful process, we found a proprietor

Convention conundrum

For years, Mike Carrier, president of the Oklahoma City Convention and Visitors Bureau, has said that a convention center hotel must open at the same time as the convention center or the city faces losing business. With construction on the $252 million project set to begin in 2016, a hotel developer needs to be identified

TIF Tally

Oklahoma City has eight TIF districts. The program is a local redevelopment technique authorized under the state constitution for municipalities to fund public and private economic development improvements, and then capture the increased property tax from those projects in formerly blighted areas. State law says a TIF district can exist for 25 years. The first

Restaurant round-up

Hal Smith Restaurant Group purchased land in Bricktown from Randy Hogan to build KD’s Southern Cuisine. The property, adjacent to Toby Keith’s I Love this Bar and Grill, eventually will feature Kevin Durant’s 10,000-square-foot, upscale, Southern dining concept. Joe Jungmann, co-owner of Paseo Grill and Sauced on Paseo, is heading up the project for HSRG.

Devon takes gold for headquarters

Larry Nichols Photo by Mark Hancock   Rhiannon Jacobsen, with the USGBC, presented a glass disk to Devon Executive Chairman Larry Nichols to commemorate the building’s inclusion on the list of gold LEED properties around the world. “LEED works through a building’s life cycle and promotes strategies that lead to high performance in human and

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