News & Updates
Monday, December 28, 2015
As the Oklahoma Boathouse District prepares for the opening of the RIVERSPORT Rapids Whitewater Rafting and Kayaking Center in 2016, there are plenty of other things to keep families of all ages entertained on the Oklahoma River and at Lake Overholser and Lake Hefner.
Mike Knopp, executive director of the Oklahoma City Boathouse Foundation, recently
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
The last five years have seen a quantum leap in Oklahoma City's inventory of ambitious one-of-a-kind restaurants. With a keen instinct of what's needed next -- and where -- a handful of savvy chefs and entrepreneurs has broadened the city's culinary horizons.
In the latest issue of VeloCity, our e-magazine, the Chamber takes a look at these restaurants,
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
Monday, December 21, 2015
Gifts aren't just limited to what you can put under a tree this holiday season. DRTC's Employment Services Program is helping provide the gift of employment, and with it, independence, to many people throughout Oklahoma this season.
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
Friday, December 18, 2015
Hear from Oklahoma House and Senate leaders about 2016 legislative issues.
A panel of Republican and Democratic leadership will discuss issues that affect local businesses.
This annual event offers the perfect opportunity for Chamber members to meet area legislators and have a voice on the issues impacting the business community.
Panel speakers include
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
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