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New restaurant concepts planned for Downtown, surrounding area

  Rick and David Haynes are opening a sports bar concept in Deep Deuce sometime in the late summer or early fall. The brothers are the owners of Johnnie’s Charcoal Broiler and West Restaurant. Located at N.E. Second and Oklahoma, the yet-to-be-named sports bar will be in the Level Apartments business complex. Rick Haynes says

Developers plan new apartment projects Downtown

Eric Schmid, with Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, and Richard McKown with a sample of the exterior of Mosaic, an apartment project McKown is developing Downtown. Photo by Kelley Chambers Marva Ellard renovated the 1920s Sieber Hotel, 1305 N. Hudson, into 38 apartments, which has been full since it opened in 2009. Richard McKown developed Level,

Cleveland connections

What once was known solely as an industrial city on the banks of Lake Erie has transformed itself into a cultural hub with a lively downtown dining and entertainment scene, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, and three professional sports teams all within the central business district. Outside of downtown, several districts

Power chair

Only a year removed from earning the title of best electric utility company in America by one trade publication, OG&E is one of Oklahoma’s most successful companies. Now, in his added role as the chairman of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, Delaney will be asked to share what he has learned with businesses all across

Boulevard of compromise

The final decision on the design of the $80 million, 10.5-block boulevard ultimately lies with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration. As officials have solidified plans over the last year, citizens, property owners and members of city council have spoken out against the alternative recommended by Stantec, the consulting firm hired

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.

Smooth sailing

As part of the 2000 bond issue, the city created three corridors. The 2007 bond issue called for additional corridors, but with funds saved using wireless technology, the money will pay to upgrade every stoplight and intersection in the city. Public Works Director Eric Wenger says the Intelligent Transportation System is an ongoing project to

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March NEWS 6 RETAIL Running with a bigger pack Red Coyote expands with new space, hosts more community events 9 TECHNOLOGY Smooth sailing As Oklahoma City updates intersections and stoplights, those driving on corridors hit more green lights 12 RETAIL Just beKiZE Local entrepreneur leaves comfortable day job to start health-food company 13 RETAIL A

Patron Saints

Plans for MidTown are working through the Downtown Design Review Committee. Joe Hodges, regional president for SSM Healthcare, the owner of St. Anthony, says the expansion is the largest in the hospital’s history. In the last decade, after deciding to remain in MidTown rather than moving to the suburbs, he says the hospital has invested

Law shift

To remedy its problem, Devon constructed a $750 million headquarters Downtown. OCU Law found its answer in the former Central High School, which it purchased for $10 million in December. The law school currently occupies about 110,000 square feet in four buildings on the OCU campus. The new building has 177,296 square feet. “For several

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