“The line I use and nobody has ever contested it is, ‘No city in America has come as far as fast as Oklahoma City,’” said Mayor Mick Cornett. “The ballpark was the beginning.”
In two years, Metro Technology Center’s 12 to 15 weekly MetroFit Wellness Community OutReach classes, made possible in part by the Oklahoma City Community Foundation’s Wellness Initiative, have maxed out. “We offer multiple sessions of tai chi, Zumba, Get Fit, line dancing, kickboxing and yoga,” said Metro Tech wellness coordinator Valerie McMurray-Hopkins. Different classes can…
Twenty years ago, professional baseball did more than win hearts and minds as OKC’s team and community celebrated the first completed MAPS project. Bricktown Ballpark also spurred a hitting streak for downtown redevelopment. By Laura Eastes. Cover Christopher Street.
The last Open Streets OKC spring event drew in around 35,000 people.
The Golden Swans class is for residents at The Fountains at Canterbury retirement home, but OKC Ballet hopes to expand the program.
The OKC Dodgers Baseball Foundation hosted its first running event in 2015.
The women’s tournament runs March 3-6 at Chesapeake Arena.
“When you’re in the middle of it, you can’t wait until it’s over,” he said.
At a hefty 606.4 square miles, it might seem like Oklahoma City’s modest 1.3 million population has nothing but room to wander. But SixTwelve’s director of permaculture Paul Mays felt confined. The community garden is one of a few popping up across the metro as more people embrace sustainability, conservation and growing their own food.…
In 2004, Alex Blackwell was working as a truck driver in Pennsylvania, but his part-time occupation as a pro motocross rider was his passion. After years of riding motorbikes, Blackwell’s legs began to wear out and he was forced to have surgery. During that time, a friend needed a simple favor from Blackwell. He…