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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...
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Elemental Coffee customers confident, joking after roaster fire

Customers at Elemental Coffee, 815 N. Hudson, had some excitement on what would have been a sleepy afternoon when the roaster developed an internal...
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...
Red Rooster outside

Red Rooster redo promises to revive neighborhood tavern near Paseo

The Red Rooster Bar has been a neighborhood institution at 3100 N. Walker since 1937 and it’s about to get a long-overdue remodeling. The new...
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OKC Econ Development Trust green-lights $2.6 million for incentives

Two very different projects moved one step closer Tuesday toward receiving a total of $2.6 million from city coffers for incentives if approved later...
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...
Village leaders celebrate vote for increase

Village voters say yes to streets, parks, capital improvements

Bacon Restaurant on N. May was especially festive for a Tuesday night. Owners Cathy and Sean Cummings were hosting a watch party for a...
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...
Plaza Mayor Interior, Oct 2017

What happened to Plaza Mayor?

Plaza Mayor was supposed to be the rebranding that would bring the old Crossroads Mall property back from the dead. But the property died a...
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Capitol Hill native first to receive new city loan

Sara Miller is ramping up to start a new high-end bakery in the Calle dos Cinco in Historic Capitol Hill business district before Valentine's...