Oklahoma City

Proposed bill would hurt events in Oklahoma, Chamber's Roy Williams says

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Oklahoma proposed bill would prevent businesses from banning guns at certain events By Rick Green The Oklahoman Businesses would lose the ability to ban guns at events held at parks, recreational areas and fairgrounds under a bill that has passed the Oklahoma Legislature and is pending before Gov. Mary Fallin. The measure would imperil national shows,

Travel and Leisure magazine ranks Oklahoma City fifth friendliest city in America.

Monday, May 4, 2015

Travel and Leisure magazine recently completed its America’s Favorite Cities survey where readers ranked locations including 38 metro areas for features such as culture, entertainment, shopping, food and drink, nightlife, quality of life, and the friendliness of the city’s residents. Oklahoma City was ranked the fifth friendliest city in

FFA career convention draws thousands to OKC

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The 2015 Oklahoma State FFA Convention and Career Show continues Wednesday at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City. It includes leadership and professional development workshops, a career show and awards and scholarship presentations. BY SILAS ALLEN The Oklahoman A few minutes after noon Tuesday, Jozlyn Kaizer and Austin Woods were playing with

A 'wealth of health' in Oklahoma's bioscience industry

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Editor's note: This is an excerpt from a story in Oklahoma Magazine. Read the full story, as well as other news about Oklahoma, online or in print. By Tracy LeGrand Oklahoma Magazine “As long as you have your health” is a cliché most of us relate to; as long as a person feels well, achievements are possible. So as an individual has the

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,