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Show off 'Oklahoma Standard' with acts of service, honor and kindness

Monday, April 13, 2015

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah federal building, the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum is asking Oklahomans to commit to the Oklahoma Standard by committing one act of service, honor and kindness in the month of April. Volunteer your time to someone in need, honor the victims and survivors of the 1995

Getting to the Chamber during Park Avenue construction

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Park Avenue is scheduled to be closed to traffic beginning Thursday, April 9. It will remain open to pedestrians throughout the Project 180-related construction. Click here to get to the offices of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber and the Oklahoma City Convention and Visitors Bureau during that time. You can download PDFs of maps to help you with walking

Baseball has been good to OKC

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

From The Better Life Blog Did you know that pro baseball has been a part of OKC since at least 1903, if not earlier? Through the years, we've been home teams with names such as the Oklahoma City Metropolitans, the '89ers, the RedHawks and now, most recently, the Oklahoma City Dodgers, the newest Triple A affiliate for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The first

Innovators BioSummit

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

By Brian Brus The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – The membrane between agriculture research and biotech is more permeable than people imagine, said Scott Meacham, chief executive of the i2E technology startup support agency. “The bio space is pretty narrow in Oklahoma,” he said. “Everyone already seems to know each other well,

The next hot spot: Three OKC districts welcome the challenge of redevelopment

Thursday, March 26, 2015

By Molly M. Fleming The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – While places like Bricktown and the Plaza District have evolved into booming areas, other spots in the city are still in development. Leaders from Uptown 23rd District, the Windsor District, and Envision 240 said their areas have challenges, but they haven’t given up on becoming the next

OKC Zoo welcomes baby gorilla

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY ZOO WELCOMES FIRST BABY OF 2015 -- A Western Lowland Gorilla The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is celebrating great news in a small package! A Western lowland gorilla was born at the Zoo on Tuesday, March 24, at 10:33 a.m. at Great EscApe to mom Emily, 29. This birth is the fifth for Emily and the second offspring for dad Togo, 27,

Community Partners to host “Meet Oklahoma” at SXSW

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 2, 2015) – The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, along with a group of community organizations, are combining efforts to give an estimated 65,000 South by Southwest attendees an opportunity to “Meet Oklahoma” at the conference trade show on March 15-18 in Austin, Texas. The Meet Oklahoma group will be at

Creativity World Forum Spotlight: The 404 LLC Co-Working Co-Op

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

By Brian Brus The Journal Record Editor’s note: Creative Oklahoma, a nonprofit group dedicated to supporting the state’s innovative economic strengths, will host this year’s Creativity World Forum on March 31 at the Oklahoma City Civic Center Music Hall. Registration information is available at www.stateofcreativity.com. The 404 LLC is