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  • Developer proposes hotel, restaurants, micro-brewery and offices for former school
    By Steve LackmeyerBusiness Writerslackmeyer@oklahoman.comCarpathia, a partnership between Ross Group and Nelson+Stowe of Tulsa was chosen Wednesday by the Oklahoma City Urban Renewal Authority to redevelop the former Oklahoma City Public Schools head…
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 2:30pm -
  • Deer Creek educator named 2020 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year
    By Nuria Martinez-KeelStaff writernmartinez-keel@oklahoman.comTo Oklahoma’s 2020 Teacher of the Year, education is more than a calling. It was the inspiration that saved her life.Jena Nelson became the 65th state Teacher of the Year winner Tuesday…
    - 17 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 11:50am -
  • Fans off the field pay homage to football teams
    Staff reportsThe spirit of Friday night football is heightened by the pageantry and sounds that accompany the high school pastime.Sights and sounds beyond the football game on the field can include lavender and cornflower blue twilight skies, costume…
    - 23 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 5:10am -
  • Heard on Hurd to celebrate five years of street parties in downtown Edmond
    Staff reportsEDMOND — Citizens Bank of Edmond’s Heard on Hurd will be celebrating a milestone when it returns from 6 to 10 p.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
    - 23 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 5:09am -
  • Down syndrome teens, adults learn cooking skills at Kylee's Kitchen
    By Sarah SoellFor The OklahomanHave you ever wondered what you can cook in a microwave? You would be surprised!The Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma offers microwave-based cooking classes to teens and adults with Down syndrome every Frida…
    - 23 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 5:06am -
  • Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunions
    Staff reportsBlanchardBlanchard High School class of 1969: Looking for classmates for a 50th reunion Sept.Read more on NewsOK.com
    - 23 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 5:01am -
  • Achievers
    The Eastern Golf Club recently hosted its 55th annual Open Golf Classic Tournament at Lincoln Park Golf Course.Read more on NewsOK.com
    - 23 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 5:01am -

Oklahoma City Weather

    Oklahoma City Sports

      Oklahoma City Moms Blog

      • Let’s Admit it: Pumping Sucks
        I started this whole pumping journey 8 years ago when my first son was born. Let me start out by saying that each time I pumped for my kids, I had a slightly different experience, but reflecting back on all three times I am here to say…it su…
        - 3 days ago, 16 Sep 19, 1:00am -
      • I’m Not a LEGO Mom
        Confession: I am not a LEGO Mom. I can’t stand those tiny little blocks. There are exactly 100,000 of them in each box, some ranging from the size of a quarter all the way down to the size of a speck. They don’t stay in their boxes. They r…
        - 3 days ago, 16 Sep 19, 1:00am -
      • The Top 5 Pumpkin Patch Experiences in OKC – Fall 2019
        Pumpkins, cold weather, fireplaces, jackets, scarves, all things pumpkin spice…We’re here for it ALL. If only this Oklahoma weather could get on board so that we could start enjoying all of these things! We feel fortunate to live in a city…
        - 3 days ago, 16 Sep 19, 1:00am -
      • I Won’t Miss Everything About Parenting
        For four years straight, I was either pregnant or nursing. Last month, I weaned my second child from nursing, and guess what? I don’t feel sad at all. Before you gather your friends and march to my house with pitchforks, hear me out. I was o…
        - 3 days ago, 16 Sep 19, 1:00am -
      • 7 Registry Essentials for Baby #2
        Well, it happened. Our first child lulled us into a false sense of security, and we decided to have another. After spending much time laying in bed (thanks, morning sickness) while my toddler watches episode after episode of Daniel Tiger, I’…
        - 3 days ago, 16 Sep 19, 1:00am -
      • Scrolling in the Deep: We Can’t Have it All with Social Media
        Have you ever found yourself in the waiting room at the doctor’s office, in line at the grocery store, sitting at a stoplight, or just standing in the kitchen with your phone in hand, mindlessly scrolling through apps that shall remain namel…
        - 10 days ago, 9 Sep 19, 1:00am -
      • 2019 Guide to the Oklahoma State Fair
        Going to the state fair was a HUGE deal in my family. When my husband and I got married, he had never been to the fair. The first year of our marriage I immersed him in fair culture, and it has become a yearly tradition.  Parking You do not h…
        - 10 days ago, 9 Sep 19, 1:00am -

      The Daily Thunder

      • Friday Bolts: 9.13.19
        Today's top Thunder news and headlines.
        - 6 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 11:52am -
      • Thursday Bolts 9.12.19
        Today's top Thunder news and headlines.
        - 7 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 12:28pm -
      • About KD
        Kevin Durant says he'll never be attached to Oklahoma City again, but why can't he let the Thunder go?
        - 8 days ago, 11 Sep 19, 12:03pm -
      • Tuesday Bolts 9.10.19
        Today's top Thunder news and headlines.
        - 9 days ago, 10 Sep 19, 12:00pm -
      • Down to Dunk Podcast: Thunder Mailbag with Michele Berra
        On today’s podcast we discuss the following topics: Thunder Mailbag with Michele Berra Difference between FIBA and NBA What moves should Presti make to rebuild Comparing the young Thunder players And so much more Thanks for listening and subscribe…
        - 9 days ago, 9 Sep 19, 7:30pm -
      • Monday Bolts: 9.9.19
        Today's top Thunder news and headlines.
        - 10 days ago, 9 Sep 19, 12:31pm -
      • Down to Dunk Podcast: Going after Devin Booker, Aaron Gordon or Karl Towns?
        On today’s podcast we discuss the following topics: Chris Paul Body Issue…. Should OKC go after Devin Booker, Aaron Gordon or…? Can Adams be a top 5 Center? Sandwiches  And so much more Thanks for listening and subscribe on iTunes! Support th…
        - 12 days ago, 6 Sep 19, 7:30pm -

      About.com OKC - Adam Knapp

      The Lost Ogle

      • Frontier City wants to put you in a “slightly used” coffin for 30 hours
        It would take a helluva lot of money, drugs and effort to get me to go to Frontier City these days. This isn’t a knock on the park as much as it is me being a grown up who doesn’t enjoy experiencing dangerous sensations such as the “Oh God,…
        - 13 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 3:26pm -
      • Yukon Suspends City Worker for Being a Cool Friend
        I’m not a fan of government waste. I think we should hold people in both the public and private sector accountable for their actions, especially when it comes to ripping off the government. That being said, I’m not some zero-tolerance authoritar…
        - 1 day ago, 17 Sep 19, 9:04pm -
      • OSU doctors duct-tape turtle to skateboard, call it science.
        Although the main two state universities in Oklahoma are known more for football than educational studies, it turns out these schools actually provide more than just amateur sports for people to scream about for half of the year. It’s doubtful Regu…
        - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 19, 2:43pm -
      • TLO Restaurant Review: Mid-Del Taco
        Out among the dusty lots and vacant fields of Del City sits the visibly cost-efficient Mid-Del Taco, 4320 S.E. 15th, a run-down down-home Tex-Mex joint that’s been sitting there, doing mucho business with their tacos and burritos, since the early 6…
        - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 19, 1:19pm -
      • McIntyre Law Lip-Synch Video Ignites Controversy With OU Sensitivity Police
        Last week, the OU College of Law held its annual “OU Giving Day” fundraiser – a “campus-wide campaign that provides direct funding to OU Law’s general fund and annual giving societies.” In an effort to help raise money and awareness for…
        - 2 days ago, 16 Sep 19, 8:53pm -
      • 8 Things you experience at every Oklahoma country music concert
        As I’ve said before, growing up in Elk City, America I was surrounded by the cowboy culture. Even though I’ve never considered myself to be as “country western” as a lot of my friends, or even my sister, I’ve always enjoyed the music I grew…
        - 3 days ago, 16 Sep 19, 3:48pm -
      • Close Encounters: Okie Bloggers Head to Alienfest (Formerly Storm Area 51)
        America is in an absolute state of turmoil. Undocumented immigrants are being indefinitely detained, it’s punishable with jail time to protest pipelines, and heavy-duty guns are killing our children in record numbers; so what are the people with th…
        - 3 days ago, 16 Sep 19, 3:00pm -

      OKCTalk News

      • Hotel development recommended for former OKCPS HQ
        Oklahoma City Public Schools has been working with the Oklahoma City Redevelopment Authority (OCRA) to find a buyer and redeveloper for its old headquarters building at 900 N. Klein.After receiving three ambitious plans as a response to a request…
        - 11 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 5:17pm -
      • Dilapidated property next to Scissortail Park to see renovation
        As the first phase of Scissortail Park is set to open next week, long-abandoned buildings along the park's lower section are set for a complete renovation.1100 S. Robinson before storm toppled upper floorLocated on the southeast corner of SW 10t…
        - 13 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 3:17pm -
      • BancFirst set to start complete renovation of city's 2nd tallest tower
        After purchasing the former Cotter Ranch Tower last year and announcing plans for a major renovation inside and out, BancFirst has filed building permits to start the work on Oklahoma City's second-tallest building.The bank currently owns and occ…
        - 3 days ago, 16 Sep 19, 1:26pm -
      • Bar Cicchetti opens in Deep Deuce
        The newest collaboration from Oklahoma native Jonathon Stranger and celebrity chef Fabio Viviani quietly opened on Saturday.The two recently partnered on Osteria, a modern Italian concept in Nichols Hills Plaza which opened late last year.Bar C…
        - 4 days ago, 15 Sep 19, 11:23am -
      • 5-story senior complex planned for key Classen block
        The Oklahoma City Housing Authority (OCHA) is teaming with a Wisconsin company to develop affordable senior housing and healthcare on a prime intersection near downtown.Commonwealth Development Corporation and OCHA have partnered to place a purch…
        - 7 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 3:53pm -
      • Oklahoma's first Tribute Hotel coming to Classen Curve area
        A local hotel management group has partnered with Marriott's Tribute Portfolio collection and will be bringing a new 5-story hotel to a parcel near NW 63rd and Western.Plains Management Group is set to start construction soon at the site just nor…
        - 8 days ago, 10 Sep 19, 4:56pm -
      • Parlor food hall opens today
        Oklahoma City's second food hall with seven kitchens and two bars opens today in Automobile Alley at 11 NE 6th Street.Hours are Sunday through Wednesday: 11AM-at least 11PM, Thursday: 11AM-at least 12AM and Friday and Saturday 11AM-at least 1AM.…
        - 13 days ago, 6 Sep 19, 1:03pm -

      KOCO - OKC News

        Abandoned Oklahoma

        OKCTalk Latest Posts

        • 1100 S Robinson
          *Dilapidated property next to Scissortail Park to see renovation*...
          - 13 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 3:25pm -
        • Lawn weed control and fertilization
          I currently use a company that treats my yard for weeds and fertilization. I am happy with the job they are doing but it does cost a lot. I’m...
          - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 19, 3:36pm -
        • Quiet Car Default Sound
          https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/electric-car-sound-alert-noise-us-regulation/ Looks like the NHTSA is asking for ideas/suggestions for what...
          - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 19, 2:56pm -
        • Duck Pond N-OKC
          Hey All... I wasn't sure where to place this question so I'll start here. The duck pond on West Wilshire Blvd..... right at the intersection of...
          - 3 days ago, 16 Sep 19, 1:25am -
        • Bar Cicchetti
          *Bar Cicchetti opens in Deep Deuce* (https://www.okctalk.com/content.php?r=658-Bar-Cicchetti-opens-in-Deep-Deuce) The newest collaboration from...
          - 4 days ago, 15 Sep 19, 11:28am -
        • Thelma Reece Parks, Remembering Longtime Teacher
          Image: https://images.findagrave.com/photos250/photos/2016/160/164167302_1465500432.jpg Image:...
          - 5 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 4:52pm -
        • Human Rights Watch - (Tulsa, OK) How Abusive, Bias Policing Destroys Lives.
          9/12/2019: Human Rights Watch - (Tulsa, OK) How Abusive, Bias Policing Destroys Lives...
          - 6 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 3:10pm -

        (Keith) Gaddie Windage

        Oklahoma Gazette

        • Tribute hotel
          An upcoming Classen Curve boutique hotel will bear Ralph Ellison’s name. The Ellison Hotel, set to open in 2021, will stand in The Triangle at Classen Curve and work in partnership with Ralph Ellison Foundation.…
          - 15 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 1:30pm -
        • Fall Guide: Colorful Chorophyll
          Fall Guide, Fall, Autumn, OKG Fall Guide, autumnal weather, parks, lakes, rivers, Robbers Cave State Park, Robbers Cave, Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, Wichita Mountains, Talimena State Park and Talimena National Scenic Byway, Talimena Sta…
          - 15 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 1:15pm -
        • Flower Review: XJ-13
          Strain name: XJ-13…
          - 15 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 1:05pm -
        • Chicken-Fried News: Okie stooges
          Oklahoma’s very own three stooges already forgot Mexico was supposed to pay for president Donald Trump’s border wall.…
          - 15 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 1:00pm -
        • Cartoon: Pound for pound

          - 15 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 1:00pm -
        • Okie fringe
          OKC’s latest fringe festival features a variety of theater and film experiences. Promising a “fresh out of the ground, unrefined” experience, the inaugural Theatre Crude Fringe Festival offers 10 experimenta…
          - 15 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 1:00pm -
        • Tropical leaves
          As Oklahoma enters autumn, a trip to a tropical-themed dispensary might be just the moment’s needed vacation. With the summer now behind us, if you missed a tropical vacation this year, you might at least get a…
          - 15 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 1:00pm -

        Journal Record

        • newSept. 19, 2019

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        • newOrganic Oklahoma Conference set
          The Organic Oklahoma Conference is scheduled Oct. 9-10 in the Student Center on the Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City campus.
          - 4 hours ago, 19 Sep 19, 12:54am -
        • newOMRF CFO named president of national organization
          At its annual meeting in Washington, D.C., the Association of Independent Research Institutes named Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Tim Hassen as its new president.
          - 4 hours ago, 19 Sep 19, 12:53am -
        • newState finance boards elect vice chairman
          Directors of the Oklahoma Development Finance Authority and the Oklahoma Industrial Finance Authority have elected a new vice chairman for the two entities.
          - 4 hours ago, 19 Sep 19, 12:53am -
        • newOSU receives national diversity award
          Insight Into Diversity magazine has recognized Oklahoma State University as a 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award recipient and a 2019 Diversity Champion.
          - 4 hours ago, 19 Sep 19, 12:51am -
        • newOU College of International Studies adds center on Brazil
          A Center for Brazil Studies is being established within the David L. Boren College of International Studies at the University of Oklahoma in Norman.
          - 4 hours ago, 19 Sep 19, 12:50am -
        • newOU Libraries acquires Henderson papers
          George Henderson, a University of Oklahoma educator and activist, has donated a portion of his papers to OU Libraries’ Western History Collections.
          - 4 hours ago, 19 Sep 19, 12:49am -

        The City Sentinel

        CapitolBeatOK

        • Dialogue Institute plans October 3 Friendship Dinner, honoring Roodman, the Farzanehs and St. Augustine Church
          Oklahoma City – The 13th annual Friendship Dinner, sponsored by the Dialogue Institute of Oklahoma, is set for Thursday, October 3.  Honorees will include Edie Roodman of Oklahoma Israel Exchange (OKIE), Jalal Farzaneh and Mohammad Farzaneh…
          - 4 days ago, 15 Sep 19, 5:00am -
        • Facing discrimination claim, OU settles with law professor
          The University of Oklahoma has reached a settlement agreement with a law school professor whose Christian beliefs and writings made him the target of hostile articles in the student newspaper last year and resulted in his loss of two administrative…
          - 5 days ago, 14 Sep 19, 5:00am -
        • Commentary: Drew Brees was not the target
          Drew Brees is the quarterback for the New Orleans Saints. He has played eighteen years in the NFL and won the Super Bowl in 2010.Brees is a committed Christian. "I live for God, for the faith that I have in Him. Knowing the sacrifices that Je…
          - 5 days ago, 14 Sep 19, 5:00am -
        • Knowing Nyla Better: Rose State Professor gains new recognition as one of the “Top 10 Kashmiri Women Achievers”
          OKLAHOMA CITY – Dr. Nyla Ali Khan has garnered another notable recognition, in the form of a “Top 10” listing about contemporary women from Kashmir. Of some note, the publication, Women’s Web, is based in India. The site describes itself…
          - 5 days ago, 14 Sep 19, 5:00am -
        • Capitol Gains adds experienced legislator Mike Thompson to firm
          Capitol Gains is pleased to welcome Mike Thompson, former state representative and accomplished government affairs consultant, to its team of industry-leading experts. Thompson joins Capitol Gains, an established government relations firm, and wil…
          - 6 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 5:00am -
        • An Editor’s Story: Remembering 9/11
          On the morning of September 11, 2001, as Oklahoma City education reform leaders active on the KIDS (Keep Improving District Schools) Project met with the City Council, an aide handed Mayor Kirk Humpreys a note.After reading it, the mayor announ…
          - 9 days ago, 10 Sep 19, 5:00am -
        • Critic of virtual schools has degree from online university
          A state senator who has been a prominent critic of Oklahoma’s virtual charter schools for K-12 students, particularly Epic Charter Schools, holds a doctorate from a for-profit online university that was subsequently closed amid claims it was a di…
          - 10 days ago, 9 Sep 19, 5:00am -

        Business News from NewsOK

        Weather Channel - OKC Weather

        The McCarville Report

        • Nelson Named 2020 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year
          Jena Nelson, a middle school teacher from Deer Creek Middle School, is the 2020 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year. She teaches 7th and 8th grade English composition and academic enhancement. Nelson was announced the winner on Tuesday during a ceremony at…
          - 17 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 11:03am -
        • Stitt Names Kane as First OK Supreme Court Appointment
          Governor Kevin Stitt has made his first appointment to the Oklahoma Supreme Court with Osage County District Judge John Kane IV. He is replacing retired Justice John Reif. Kane has been on the Osage County bench since 2005 and served as president of…
          - 18 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 10:52am -
        • States Struggling to Implement Real ID
          Oklahoma is expected to issue its first Real ID compliant state identification and drivers licenses in spring of 2020. Our state isn’t alone is trying to implement the secure ID systems. Chicago Tribune’s Jessica Wehrman writes other states have…
          - 18 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 10:43am -
        • Cole: Constitution Day – A Turning Point
          By Congressman Tom Cole Each year on September 17, we rightly celebrate the single most important document ever written for securing liberty from the ambition of tyrants. It was on this day in 1787 that 39 of our Founding Fathers signed one of the mo…
          - 18 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 10:29am -
        • House Members React to Johnson’s Retirement Announcement
          As news spread of the impending retirement of Higher Education Chancellor Glen Johnson, House members were compelled to praise him for the job he has performed. Johnson has been the Chancellor since 2007. House Appropriations and Budget Chairman Rep.…
          - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 19, 11:14am -
        • DHS Designates Maloy as Senior Legislative Liaison
          Leah Maloy is the new senior legislative liaison for the Oklahoma Department of Human Services. She’ll be the main point of contact between lawmakers and the agency. Maloy has previously served as legislative liaison for the Oklahoma Center for the…
          - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 19, 11:03am -
        • OICA: Support Legislation Requiring All Children To Wear Seatbelts
          By Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy CEO Joe Dorman Most of us have seen signs that say, “buckle up, it’s the law.” Given that seatbelts dramatically increase your chances of walking away from a car accident, it certainly should be the law.…
          - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 19, 10:57am -

        News9 Headlines

        NewsOK Sports

        • newYankees lose to Angels 3-2, miss chance to clinch AL East
          NEW YORK (AP) — Relief pitcher Adam Ottavino sailed a 30-foot throw home on Albert Pujols' tiebreaking chopper, and the sloppy New York Yankees lost to the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 Wednesday night with a chance to clinch the AL East.New York could…
          - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 10:33pm -
        • Grichuk slam negates Buchholz dud as Jays beat Orioles 11-10
          BALTIMORE (AP) — Randal Grichuk hit a grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays rebounded from an ineffective start by Clay Buchholz to rally past the Baltimore Orioles 11-10 on Wednesday night.Grichuk's 30th home ru…
          - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 10:27pm -
        • Ref who told wrestler to cut dreadlocks barred for 2 seasons
          TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A referee who told a New Jersey high school wrestler to cut his dreadlocks or forfeit a match last year was suspended by the state for two seasons Wednesday, and officials also announced mandatory bias training for all referees…
          - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 10:27pm -
        • Twins lose 3-1 to White Sox, division lead trimmed to 4
          MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Held without a hit until the sixth inning, the Minnesota Twins managed only three in 3-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox that shrunk their AL Central lead Wednesday night.Minnesota is four games ahead of Cleveland after the India…
          - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 10:19pm -
        • Padres beat Brewers 2-1 behind Lamet's 14 strikeouts
          MILWAUKEE (AP) — Dinelson Lamet struck out a career-high 14 and Kirby Yates fanned pinch-hitter Ryan Braun with a runner on second base to close out the San Diego Padres' 2-1 win over the playoff-contending Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night.Th…
          - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 10:17pm -
        • Lewis hits fifth homer in nine days, Mariners top Bucs 4-1
          PITTSBURGH (AP) — After hitting four home runs in his first six games, Kyle Lewis finally hit a rough patch when he struck out four times in his last one.One day later, the Seattle Mariners' 24-year-old rookie right fielder went deep again.Lewi…
          - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 10:15pm -
        • Woods part of 'Japan Skins' game to be shown live worldwide
          Tiger Woods is playing another skins game with two big differences. This one is in Japan and will be broadcast live around the world by Discovery-owned GOLFTV.The exhibition is called "The Challenge: Japan Skins," and it will be played Oct.Read mor…
          - 6 hours ago, 18 Sep 19, 10:07pm -

        Doug Loudenback - OKC History

        • Terry L. Griffith
          Very sad news ... Terry L. Griffith, Oklahoma City historian and writer of three basic books on Oklahoma City's history, died on Christmas Day 2014. I never met Terry but his three Arcadia Publishing books have been a constantly used and reliable sou…
          - 6 Jan 15, 4:44pm -
        • Oklahoma's Most Notorious Cases
          A Book Review by Doug LoudenbackWho doesn’t savor extravagantly entangled murder mysteries, nefarious melodramas in which big business is allegedly unworried about harming the public, and yarns of political corruption-crime-and-intrigue? I’m no…
          - 25 Nov 14, 1:50am -
        • Common Sense from Paine to Frates
          What do the venerable Thomas Paine, author of the 1775-1776 pamphlet, Common Sense, and modern day Oklahoma Citian, lawyer, former Republican legislator, and author, Kent F. Frates have in common? They both had/have common sense. Read on, concerning…
          - 20 Jun 14, 12:51am -
        • Invisible Black History Before Statehood
          This post honors Black History Month with three stories about Invisible Black History in Oklahoma City before statehood, and largely tracks my presentation to RetroMetro OKC at the downtown library on February 17, 2014. A few additional materials and…
          - 19 Jun 14, 2:43pm -
        • We CAN have a convention hotel ... For A Few Dollars More
          Was a convention hotel mentioned as a part of the MAPS 3 campaign? Part of the June 11, 2013, City Council discussion focused on that question during a presentation by the Alliance for Oklahoma City Economic Development. A truncated version of the di…
          - 21 Jul 13, 10:18pm -
        • While My Guitar Gently Weeps
          This haunting tune by George Harrison strikes me as particularly poignant this week in the Oklahoma City metro, as the city of Moore and other metro communities experienced yet again the horrors that Mother Nature can bring. Some (Westoro Baptist C…
          - 6 Jun 13, 10:47pm -
        • John Lampton Belt, 1936-2013
          It came as a shock to me to read in Steve Lackmeyer's Oklahoman article that John Lampton Belt died Sunday morning, at the age of 76. Steve's article was published on-line on the same day, March 10, and it appeared in the print version of the Oklahom…
          - 21 May 13, 9:10pm -

        OKCTalk Nostalgia & Memories

        • Duck Pond N-OKC
          Hey All... I wasn't sure where to place this question so I'll start here. The duck pond on West Wilshire Blvd..... right at the intersection of...
          - 3 days ago, 16 Sep 19, 1:25am -
        • Little Jim's Convenience Store
          What Became of Little Jim's Convenience Store Around OKC. When did they Close. There was one at SW. 38th and S. Portland and at SW. 29th and S. May...
          - 10 days ago, 9 Sep 19, 2:27am -
        • Lion's Fun Park (Photos?)
          Does anyone have photos of Lions Fun Park? I can't find one anywhere.
          - 20 days ago, 30 Aug 19, 7:05am -

        RetroMetro: Oklahoma City

        • Mummers Collection Videos

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        • Steve Lackmeyer Collection
          Steve Lackmeyer is the founding president of Retro Metro OKC and authored five books on Oklahoma City history (Bricktown, and OKC Second Time Around, Skirvin, Operation Scissortail and Cornerstone with co-author Jack Money). The Steve Lackmeyer Colle…
          - 16 Jan 15, 3:02pm -
        • Steve Lackmeyer Collection Photos

          - 16 Jan 15, 3:01pm -
        • Mummers Collection
          Mummers Theater, known in later years as Oklahoma Theater Center and finally as Stage Center, was widely considered the most daring architecture in the history of Oklahoma City. Mummers Theater was a component in the 1964 downtown redevelopment plan…
          - 16 Jan 15, 2:59pm -
        • Mummers Collection Photos

          - 16 Jan 15, 2:59pm -
        • Norman Thompson Collection
          Imagine climbing into the attic of a beloved relative, a life-long resident of Oklahoma City, and discovering a treasure trove of photos, mementoes, school and church programs and restaurant menus. Norman Thompson, a founding member of Retro Metro OK…
          - 16 Jan 15, 2:58pm -
        • Norman Thompson Collection Photos

          - 16 Jan 15, 2:58pm -