Oklahoma City

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

Take a quick peek inside the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum

Friday, January 18, 2019

Recently, members of the OKC News Bureau were treated to a tour of the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum complex, which will be resuming construction in April and aiming for a grand opening in the spring of 2021. Shoshana Wasserman, associate director of the American Indian Cultural Center Foundation, briefed participants on the history of the

USAF Undersecretary: Important that OKC is a champion for aerospace

Monday, January 14, 2019

With more than 230 aerospace firms and a workforce of nearly 40,000 employees in the region, aerospace plays a key role in the Greater Oklahoma City economy. On Dec. 7, an audience of about 350 local officials and business leaders gathered at the Sheraton Midwest City Hotel at the Reed Conference Center for the State of the Aerospace Defense Industry event.

Celebrate the launch of the OKC Streetcar

Friday, December 14, 2018

The Oklahoma City Streetcar, a voter-approved project funded by the MAPS 3 program, is set to open today after 21 months of construction and testing. The OKC Streetcar, which will cover 5.1 miles with two routes throughout downtown Oklahoma City, represents a new era in local public transit. Join Mayor David Holt and other civic leaders at 10 a.m. Friday,

Opportunity Zones create big potential in OKC

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act established the creation of Opportunity Zones to encourage long-term investments to help revitalize areas with lower median incomes. You can learn more about the ins and outs of Opportunity Zones here. Oklahoma City will have eight Opportunity Zones and those zones offer great development potential in some of the city's key

Food City - OKCís Foodie Transformation

Monday, December 10, 2018

OKC’s renaissance has been fertile turf for ambition. One result is redefining the restaurant arena. Oklahoma City isn’t a fly-over city — it's a food destination. A vibrant food culture has blossomed. Farmers markets are flourishing, and a flotilla of food trucks roams the city. Local food producers are attuned to diner appetites. The

Momentum builds in Oklahoma City for Boeing as it organically grows

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Critical mass is an attribute when you are working on growing your business. Boeing Co. has it several years after creating an engineering capability center in Oklahoma City that serves not only the U.S. Air Force, but other Boeing customers throughout the globe. Scott C. Strode, vice president and general manager of Boeing's aircraft... You can read the