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Uptown 23rd merchants unveil signage

Designed by Vincent St. John, the signs have been a yearlong volunteer effort by the Uptown 23rd Merchant’s Association to create branding and name recognition on the street. “It is to accomplish a sense of community for everybody who has put their time and effort into it, and to build momentum for the area, for


SOUTHWEST White Water Bay, 3908 W. Reno, plans to add new new attractions for the 2013 season, which begins May 18. Park officials say it is the largest expansion in more than 20 years. The Cannon Bowl is a two-person, double-tube ride that is 317 feet long with a 41-foot drop. Riders will experience the

Good aim?

Russell Claus Planning Director City of Oklahoma City 2012 Goals: 1. Continue to work toward making OKC the shining city on the plains that it must become. 2. Take the family to Yellowstone/Tetons this summer so that we can get as close to a grizzly as possible without being eaten. (Note to self: Stock up

Alternatives for proposed boulevard meet opposition

With hundreds in attendance, a public meeting Dec. 3 at the Coca-Cola Bricktown Events Center featured officials from the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, city public works and representatives from Stantec. The city hired Stantec in September to carry out an evaluation of possible solutions to the complicated traffic issues the Boulevard will face near Western,

Wheel estate

Anthony McDermid Photo by Shannon Cornman OWNER: Anthony McDermid, principal, TAP ArchitectureCAR: 1960 Cadillac CoupeCOLOR: Persian sand Don’t even think of calling McDermid’s Cadillac “pink.”“It is not pink,” he warns in his British baritone voice.And indeed it’s not pink, but rather Persian sand, a proprietary color for that model, with its 20-foot long body and

Relatively comfortable

So three years after the now 100-plus- year-old organization voted to allow women into its ranks in 1989, Paden was sponsored into the Oklahoma City Chapter of Club 29 and felt comfortable. Relatively comfortable. “I wasn’t hesitant,” Paden says. “I might have been a little intimidated, so I probably treaded lightly. I was just honored

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

City Council considers boulevard options

Members of Friends for a Better Boulevard, a citizen’s group, are concerned with businesses in the area on the west side of Downtown that may see their stretch of boulevard elevated to connect with Interstate 40. Several members attended the Oklahoma City Council meeting July 31 to voice their concerns that the elevated roadway would


Roy Williams | President and CEO Greater Oklahoma City Chamber The perfect place is the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge in Lawton. Staying at the campgrounds and seeing the wildlife from the hiking trails is the perfect way to experience a different side of Oklahoma. And of course, it wouldn’t be a trip to southwestern Oklahoma

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