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Arts & Culture - 12.27.2012

Good aim?

A follow-up to 2012 goals set by area movers and shakers

Here at okcBIZ, we like to keep tabs on our metro-area business people. You might say we like to hold them accountable for what they say they’re going to do. So last year, we asked a random crew what their 2012 goals were — and some were rather lofty. This year, we’re following up to see who accomplished what. Surprisingly, some lived up to their intentions — note Russell Claus and his grizzly experience, among others. Read more
 
Retail - 08.15.2012

After 91 years, Horn Seed Company closes its doors

Oklahoma weather is blamed for destroying crops, homes and businesses. And now, it is primarily to blame for the demise of a local garden center that green thumbs have patronized since 1921. Read more
 
News Article - 07.20.2012

City seeks RFPs for old jail

The city of Oklahoma City is seeking input from developers to repurpose the 72-year-old jailhouse at 200 N. Shartel. The 41,000-square-foot, six-story facility housed inmates until the new county jail opened in the late 1980s. Read more
 
News Article - 07.13.2012

OKC continues to receive top honors

In 2012 alone, Oklahoma City has received top national rankings in categories ranging from best retail, manufacturing and IT opportunities to “Best U.S. City for Small Business,” “Best Big Cities for Jobs” and “Fittest Cities.” Read more
 
Best Places to Work - 06.29.2012

okcBIZ awards 2012 Best Places to Work in Oklahoma

Oklahoma has landed on numerous “best” lists, such as “Best Places to Live,” among others over the past few years. But last night, employers across the Sooner State were recognized as the Best Places to Work in Oklahoma, a program okcBIZ magazine and its partners have executed since 2006. Read more
 
Tourism - 04.26.2012

Stay!

Locals’ top picks for an Oklahoma vacation

For those not planning a week at the beach or a vacanza Italiana this summer, plenty of excursions exist that don’t require passports or layovers. Besides, wouldn’t it be nice to spend your vacation dollars right here at home?
Whether you prefer the as-close-tothe-house-as-possible staycation or the near-but-away-from-here destination, take a gander at fellow okcBIZ readers’ top picks. Read more
 
Government - 02.17.2012

Bricktown bar bill goes to state Senate

Oklahoma's liquor laws soon may be tweaked. The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, with the support of University of Central Oklahoma, the city of Oklahoma City, Downtown OKC Inc. and Bricktown Association, hopes new legislation will quickly receive the governor's blessing. Read more
 
Energy - 11.25.2010

Devon hosts sixth annual Holiday River Parade, benefiting Oklahoma River and trails

The Devon Energy Holiday River Parade will showcase some 25 decorated boats cruising down the Oklahoma River. Read more
 
Economy - 11.17.2010

OKC sees seventh consecutive month of increased sales tax distribution

This month, Oklahoma City received $30,498,716, a 15.49-percent increase when compared to the same month last year, which brought in $26,408,993. Read more
 
Dining - 10.22.2010

Entrees 'n' sides on any given day ...

OKCBiz asked various local eateries to disclose their numbers of most served - or most used - items on a typical day. Read more
 
Economy - 10.21.2010

OKC sees sixth consecutive month of increased sales tax distribution

All but one of seven metro-area cities experienced increases in year-over-year comparisons. Read more
 
Nonprofits - 09.24.2010

Allied Arts promises anything but ordinary with its biennial fundraiser

Allied Arts' biennial fundraiser, OPUS VI, promises to be everything but the typical fundraising event: no black tie, no formal dinner, no silent or live auction, no program, no theme. Read more
 
News Article - 09.17.2010

Most OKC metro area cities faring well with September sales tax distribution

All but one of the seven metro-area cities saw increases sales tax collections for September in year-over-year comparisons. Read more
 
News Article - 08.11.2010

Most OKC metro area cities see spikes with August sales tax distribution

This month, Oklahoma City experienced a grand leap of 15.01 percent over the previous year\'s August collections. Read more
 
News Article - 07.27.2010

Board denies Preservation Oklahoma\'s appeal against SandRidge

The board denied Preservation Oklahoma\'s appeal 3-1, allowing for SandRidge to move forward with its plans to tear down 300 N Robinson Ave. and 107 Robert S. Kerr Ave. Read more
 
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