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Best Venue for an Event or Meeting

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum celebrates cowboys and cowgirls from the Old West to the silver screen and everything in between. When meeting at a saloon or out on the dusty plains just isn’t an option, folks like to hold their events at the Cowboy. For more than 20 years, the center has

Compass

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

Owens’ field

In partnership with the Paseo Arts Association, the Skirvin named local artist Romy Owens as its first artist in residence. She will work and exhibit at the Downtown hotel for the next year. Her studio space is accessible from within the Skirvin, open to hotel guests and visitors, as well as prominently visible from Broadway.

Brownfields money headed to OKC

The funds will go toward environmental site assessments at the future MAPS 3 downtown public park site. For years, the land was the site of commercial and industrial businesses, auto repair shops, salvage yards, dry cleaners and battery manufacturers. Previous Brownfields monies have been used for assessment and remediation of contamination at the Devon Energy

okcBIZ awards 2012 Best Places to Work in Oklahoma

Placing at the top in the program’s two award categories were Capital One Auto Finance and GableGotwals, a law firm with offices in Oklahoma City and Tulsa. “The companies on the 2012 Best Places to Work in Oklahoma list are outstanding examples of the strong bond that exists between Oklahoma employers and their employees,” said

Skirvin names new food and beverage outlets manager

Suckow joined Marcus Hotels and Resorts, the parent company of the Skirvin, eight years ago when he began work at the Crowne Plaza Northstar property in downtown Minneapolis. Suckow then transferred to the Skirvin’s sister property, the Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva, WI, where he was a manager in training for over a year.

One huge hundred

To commemorate its centennial, the hotel hosts a week’s worth of parties and events Oct. 16-21, which includes food specials, live music and decade-theme dances. For more information, visit theskirvincentennial.com, but in the meantime, take a visual trip back to the Oklahoma City icon that has watched over Downtown for five generations.   Photo by

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