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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

Raise your glass

“It was super-easy because it was a lot smaller,” the event chairwoman says of planning then and now. “We did it at the Waterford, but we grew out of that. It started off with a staff of seven on the committee. Now there’s over 40.” And six subcommittees. “It’s great for the arts,” Kirkpatrick says.

Record time

Wood’s agency submitted its grant application to the U.S. Economic Development Administration just in time. And as luck would have it, EDA Regional Director Pedro Garza was in town and available for an afternoon walk-through of the proposed infrastructure project at University North Park. “I’ve done other EDA grants, and you had to make phone

Burn ban

State Sen. David Holt (R-30) opened the legislative session by introducing Senate Bill 327, which looks to give business owners a break when it comes to a segment of their workforce that may be dragging down the bottom line with regard to health care costs. He was surprised that smokers in Oklahoma enjoy a special

Compass

EDMOND Jason Little with CB Richard Ellis Oklahoma handled the sale of the Spring Creek Village shopping center for $18.5 million. The deal was completed just days before the calendar rolled over to 2013. The 70,199-square-foot, outdoor shopping center is at 1189-1489 E. 15th in Edmond. At the time of the sale, it was about

Male UNDER 50

Richard Muller, 30 Operations manufacturing manager, Oklahoma Blood Institute Guilty pleasure: “I do enjoy an extra bourbon or the occasional burger, wings and beer with friends.” His advice: “When I talk to people about living a healthier lifestyle, I usually get a plethora of excuses as to, ‘Why not?’ I can only say, ‘No more

Female Over 50

Anne Roper, 52 Recruitment calendar manager,  Oklahoma Blood Institute Guilty pleasure: “I love a burger and a beer – even better with friends and a football game. ”Her advice: “Just start with something you can do that you can make fun, and stick with it. If it’s too extreme, you probably won’t like it and

Male OVER 50

Champion Michael Smith, 66 Attorney/partner/director, Hall, Estill, Hardwick, Gable, Golden & Nelson PC Guilty pleasure: “Anything chocolate, ice cream, peanut butter.” His advice: “Get started! Schedule exercise time just like other activities on your calendar. Treat exercise time as a priority item, not something to do if you have time left over. Get in a

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