This year’s Urban Pioneer Award honors years of work by Lyric Theatre’s managing director Paula Stover.
“Our kids need us,” McDaniel said. “We owe it to our kids to give them a quality education.”
“Treatment saves lives,” Murthy said. “Sometimes people say, ‘We can’t afford to build [treatment] centers.’ I say, ‘We can’t afford not to have treatment.’ “
“What it boils down to is giving them the facts, the information,” said Harms, Katia Harms’ mother, “and not making them feel bad or weird.”
MAPS 4 Neighborhoods holds town hall meeting in anticipation of MAPS 4 announcement.
“We work hard to stay silly,” Carter said. “You’ve got to keep it light. … You can’t let these kids feel like this is their whole world.”
Tickets to AIA Central Oklahoma’s architecture tour are $15 each in advance or $20 the day of the tour.
“It encompasses the entire community,” McNeal said.
Local programs help the city reduce maintenance costs and clean up blighted neighborhoods.
Homes in Historic Preservation Districts are being saved from demolition and renovated.