Oklahoma City

Website connects developers, businesses, investors

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Opportunity zones represent a new way to invest in the Oklahoma City renaissance. This week, we are unveiling the website www.okcopportunityzones.com to market our opportunity zones to potential projects, businesses and investors. The site allows projects and business owners in an opportunity zone to enter information about their project, including the

Pratt & Whitney announces OKC expansion

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Pratt & Whitney’s (P&W) Oklahoma City expansion plans, announced at the Paris Air Show, are the beginning of likely more aerospace growth in the metro, said Roy Williams, president and CEO at the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber. P&W is the world leader in design, manufacture, and service of aircraft and helicopter engines. The company

The Bricktown canal in its 20th year: a symbol of OKC's renaissance

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The Bricktown canal is having a birthday party, and you’re invited! In fact, the entirety of OKC is invited! After all, what would Bricktown be like without its iconic canal? Difficult as that may be to imagine, that was the far-less-scenic reality up until only 20 years ago. So how did we get the canal in the first place? In 1993, the first MAPS

Scissortail Park opens in 100 days

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

In downtown Oklahoma City, two MAPS 3 projects are still under construction, but one opens in 100 days. The $132-million Scissortail Park will celebrate its grand opening later this year, with a live concert on the newly-named Love’s Travel Stops Stage and Great Lawn. The staff at the Park Management Company, which also oversees Myriad Gardens, is

OKC hits it out of the park with Women’s College World Series

Monday, June 3, 2019

When the first pitch is thrown on May 30 at this year’s NCAA Women’s College World Series it will be the 29th time the tournament has been held in Oklahoma City. The week-long event brings 70,000 spectators to OKC each year. As part of an agreement to keep the series at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex, the venue had to undergo millions of

American Airlines announces nonstop service from OKC to Miami

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

American Airlines will begin nonstop service from Oklahoma City to Miami International Airport (MIA) beginning December 18, 2019. Miami is an American Airlines gateway to the Caribbean and Latin America and will provide customers with convenient connections to dozens of warm-weather destinations. Miami International becomes the seventh American hub served

High-profile college baseball and softball power OKC spring sports calendar

Thursday, May 9, 2019

As the 2019 Philips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship tournament hits the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark and the NCAA Women’s College World Series makes its return to USA Hall of Fame Stadium after it hosts the Big 12 Conference Softball Championship, Oklahoma City benefits not only from the availability of exciting, family-friendly, accessible

Criminal Justice Reform: what's next?

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Although the United States continues to lead the world in the number of citizens under the authority of the criminal justice system, 2018 witnessed champions of criminal justice reform across the county achieve victories in their relentless quest to successfully chip away at the injustice in America’s criminal justice system. In Oklahoma, a report