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National Geographic names OKC as 'go-now' destination

Thursday, November 20, 2014

National Geographic OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 17, 2014 – National Geographic Traveler has named Oklahoma City one of 20 must-see places in 2015. The publication sites OKC as the “pride of the plains” and highlights the Boathouse District, as well the revitalization of Automobile Alley and MidTown. Community events highlighted in the National

OKC one of top cities for young entrepreneurs, Forbes reports

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Forbes.com Oklahoma City came in at No. 8 among the best U.S. cities for young entrepreneurs, Forbes reports: "Young entrepreneurs hoping to strike startup gold have a lot to take into consideration, and which U.S. city will provide the friendliest environment and the best shot at success for their new venture should absolutely be on the list. "To

Change coming to OKC health district

Monday, November 10, 2014

The Oklahoman Moves are afoot to develop an “innovation district” that would be more welcoming for the area located east of Oklahoma City’s downtown. After spurning commercial and retail development for three decades, a sharp reversal is about to take place in the 300-acre area sometimes known as the Oklahoma Health Center, or the Health

People can buy six OKC homes for the price of one in Silicon Valley, website finds

Monday, November 3, 2014

The nation continues to hear that Oklahoma City is one of the most affordable housing markets in the country. The New York Times focused on Oklahoma City in August when it reported on the trend of people moving to other cities specifically because of the price of housing. "The country’s fastest-growing cities are now those where housing is more

OKC: No. 1 city to start a business, Kiplinger says

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

From Kiplinger.com In compiling a list of "10 Great Cities for Starting a Business," Kiplinger put Oklahoma City first on the list. "Affordability is one of the area's main draws," the financial magazine wrote about Oklahoma City on its website. "Coupled with low living costs (it's on our list of America's most affordable big cities), business costs that

Topgolf and Cabela's representatives, civic leaders break ground on Chisholm Creek

Thursday, October 23, 2014

And the newest project in Oklahoma City's first mixed-use development was announced, which includes: 190-acre development to feature major retailers, dining, residential and office space and entertainment venues Announced the newest project in the development,Tract 30, a retail and restaurant complex NEWS RELEASE OKLAHOMA CITY (October 23, 2014) —

'Riversport Rapids': Whitewater rafting coming to OKC

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

City leaders break ground on MAPS 3 whitewater rafting and kayak center From MAPS 3 Oklahoma City updates Oklahoma City leaders broke ground Monday on an 11-acre whitewater rafting and kayaking center that will continue the development of the Oklahoma River into a recreation landmark for residents and visitors. The $45.6 million project, which is named

New York writer has shocking experience at Cattlemen's Steakhouse

Friday, October 10, 2014

AP Travel Editor OKLAHOMA CITY — I came from the land of kale and quinoa to dine in the land of meat and potatoes. As a New Yorker on a road trip through Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri, I was told by any number of locals that I had to eat at Cattlemen’s Steakhouse in Oklahoma City. I’m always wary of old-time classic restaurants —