The Donnay Building

Braum’s withdraws zoning request – what next?

Braum’s Ice Cream and Dairy Stores withdrew a zoning request Friday that, if passed, would have resulted in demolishing the buildings that house Hi-Lo...
Commonplace Books open New Year's Day

Even on New Year’s Day, small shops open for “neighbors”

Ben Nockels spends a good part of his days in Commonplace Books, a locally owned bookstore he helped start in midtown near NW 13th...
Tony Morton & Stacey Miller

Kasum Contemporary founders closing doors in November

Tony Morton and Stacey Miller are looking forward to having more time flexibility once they close Kasum Contemporary Fine Arts, their Plaza District gallery...
Auto Alley Const Impact Gary Goldman

Streetcar project construction threatens Automobile Alley merchants

Gary Goldman stepped onto the patio of his Cultivar Mexican Kitchen restaurant, pulled out his cell phone and started frantically texting. Streetcar line construction vehicles...
Dirk Spiers inspects batteries

State is “hypocritical” says OKC industrial entrepreneur

“We are a very hypocritical state,” says Dirk Spiers, one of the leading industrial entrepreneurs in Oklahoma City. He doesn’t like how the Oklahoma Legislature...
Sunrise on NE 23rd Street Clinic Project

NE 23rd Street dev project first in 38 years

A ground breaking ceremony launched construction on the $4.3 million 1700 NE 23rd Clinic Project on a blighted stretch of NE 23rd Street east...
Banking hall - First National Center - OKC

One last look before work begins on First National Center

Developer Gary Brooks and his partner, Charlie Nicholas, are ready to begin work on the First National Center in downtown Oklahoma City on Robinson...
Isaac and Candy Williams in front of their new venture

Slinging to the next level

Candy and Isaac Williams say they are not afraid of competition. It’s a good thing, because they are about to get right into the...
OKC Economic Development Trust mtg 2018-5-14

Amazon deal one step closer after Econ Dev Trust vote

The Oklahoma City Economic Development Trust voted Tuesday to offer a $1.7 million incentive to Amazon to bring a new fulfillment center to the...
Sean Cummings is glad to open his new Sean's Irish Restaurant (Brett Dickerson)

Sean Cummings developing new northside Irish restaurant

Sean Cummings is going to open Sean’s Irish Restaurant, a new Irish-themed establishment around the end of March and his long-time customers are acting...