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SXSW: Where the Buffalo Lounge

Monday, March 10, 2014

Web developers, entrepreneurs, filmmakers and bands hit South By Southwest’s annual Oklahoma interactive showcase this week

Attend upcoming BioSummit for insight about Oklahoma’s biosciences industry

Friday, March 7, 2014

Gain insight into Oklahoma’s biosciences industry – as well as some tips for funding and marketing your own venture – during the upcoming BioSummit and Awards Dinner on March 26. Sponsored by the Oklahoma BioScience Association, the Biosummit will take place all day at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel, 1 Park Ave., in Oklahoma City. The summit

$40 million Journal Record redevelopment, garage deal approved in Oklahoma City

Thursday, March 6, 2014

The Journal Record Building, largely empty since it was damaged by the 1995 Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building bombing, is set to be redeveloped later this year with completion possible by summer of 2015.

Cornett sweeps to re-election

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

In a closely watched race for Oklahoma City mayor, incumbent Mick Cornett was reelected with 65.7 percent of the vote.

In Oklahoma City, re-imagined landmarks on the menu

Monday, February 24, 2014

In booming Oklahoma City, a quest for restaurants giving warehouses, car dealerships and other old buildings a second life leads to an unexpected adventure in food, history and architecture.

Editorial: MAPS to success

Monday, January 6, 2014

Without the Metropolitan Area Projects, Oklahoma City would not have an NBA team, an Olympic training center, a canal through an entertainment district or a first-rate ballpark. And without those, the city probably would not have a standard of living sufficient to attract and hold a workforce for Devon, Chesapeake, Dell, Continental Resources, or any of the other companies whose payrolls and taxes have fueled the economic comeback.

Oklahoma City a leader in housing recovery, The Wall Street Journal reports

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Not every mention that Oklahoma City gets on every “Best of” list or “national” website deserves acknowledging, but five paragraphs of good news in a cover story in The Wall Street Journal is still worth repeating in the hometown paper.

OKC sales tax collections increase

Friday, January 3, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY – The general fund sales tax in Oklahoma City was up 2.2 percent in December from December 2012.