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Take a trip through OKC's Christmases past

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Downtown Oklahoma City during the holidays looks much different today than it did just 10 or 15 years ago. Today during the holidays, it is teeming with people who are taking part in all the Downtown in December events such as ice skating and winter tubing. Also, the decorations in Automobile Alley, Bricktown, the Myriad Botanical Gardens and the Devon

Where to eat out on Christmas Day

Monday, December 21, 2015

If you need to make plans for eating out on Christmas Day, here is a list of Chamber member restaurants that will be open. Special hours are noted: Sonic 300 Johnny Bench Drive (405) 225-5000 https://www.sonicdrivein.com/menu Bricktown Brewery 1 N Oklahoma Ave. (405) 232-2739 http://www.bricktownbrewery.com/ Panera Bread Bakery-Café 3321

Time for holiday shopping in Oklahoma City

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber's Better Life Blog is here this week to help you with your holiday shopping and all things retail in the metro. On the website, which is geared towards those who have just moved here or who want to deep-dive into the area and explore, you can: Get the scoop on seasonal shopping (such as the Winter Shoppes at the Myriad

OKC has added nearly a half million people since 1980

Monday, December 14, 2015

The Oklahoma City metro area’s population has grown by nearly 500,000 people since 1980, according to information from the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s research team. And we’re still growing as more businesses arrive and people choose Oklahoma City as the place they want to live. Here is more information about our population growth

Explore OKC's growing culinary culture in VeloCity

Friday, December 11, 2015

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s newest issue of VeloCity, the digital magazine of Oklahoma City, examines the growing culinary culture and diverse attractions in OKC. The 38-page publication takes an in-depth look at the city’s farm-to-table movement and numerous local restaurants. The publication also highlights the city’s cycling

Explore downtown for the holidays with ice skating, snow tubing, shopping and more

Friday, December 4, 2015

Oklahoma City’s annual downtown holiday celebration offers plenty of family-friendly activities between now and January. The Devon Ice Rink is already open for ice skating in the Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W Reno Ave. Another popular event, the Snow Tubing Winter Festival at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, opens on Saturday, Dec. 5, with weekend

Greater Oklahoma City Chamber announces Oklahoma County criminal justice task force

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

CALLS FOR MULTIFACETED APPROACH TO REDUCE INCARCERATION Oklahoma City (December 2, 2015) -- The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber today announced the creation of a special task force to evaluate Oklahoma County’s criminal justice system and make recommendations to reduce incarceration, increase efficiencies and improve safety. The work of the task force

Sign up to attend important Chamber Forum on criminal justice reform on Wednesday

Monday, November 30, 2015

Join criminal justice experts and community leaders to discuss many of the broader issues facing the Oklahoma County jail, criminal justice systems and the area’s prison population at the upcoming Chamber Forum from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2, at The Skirvin Hilton Hotel, 1 Park Ave. The discussion will include ideas for solutions