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OKG Newsletter

Topic: Midtown

Midtown man

Bradley Wynn’s latest book explores the rich history of OKC’s first suburban district.


Louis Fowler
Bradley Wynn, a sheriff’s deputy by day and author by night, recently published his second book in a series about the history of Oklahoma City’s unique districts. After the success of his book about Film Row for Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America series, he wrote Oklahoma City’s Midtown. Both books lean heavily on a photo-based format with in-depth descriptions of each picture.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Block it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

Ain’t no party like a STASH block party ’cause a STASH block party don’t stop. Actually, this one will, but not before patrons enjoy door prizes, local art, a keg and snacks from McNellie’s Public House, Waffle Champion and Dry/Shop Blow-Dry Bar and Boutique. The party, which celebrates entrepreneurship in the Midtown area, is 6-9 p.m. Friday in the Midtown Plaza Court, 1110 N. Classen Drive. Admission is free. Visit stashok.com.


Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Crowd of 20,000 hits Open Streets OKC


Ben Felder
For a few hours on Sunday afternoon, a portion of 23rd St. west of Interstate 235 was closed to automobile traffic while tens of thousands of people reclaimed the asphalt for cycling, walking and having a good time.
Monday, March 31, 2014


Restaurant owners exit Midtown and head to south OKC.

Food and Drink Features

Angela Botzer
Some fusion restaurants result in a calamity of cuisines, but the owners of OMG! Fusion, 2142 W. Interstate 240 Service Road, are working to combine just the right elements to create some innovative dishes.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Old wood, new tricks

A local artist breathes new life into materials previously thought to be useless.

Visual Arts

Devon Green
Sometimes it really is a case of the old adage, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” For Paul Bagley’s art, you could say, “One man’s discarded materials become another man’s priceless work of art.”
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Permanent parking, mobile food

Food truck park wins DDRC approval.

Food and Drink Features

Devon Green
A plan to create a permanent food truck park in Midtown passed the Downtown Design Review Committee (DDRC) on April 17. The creator, Hunter Wheat, based it on other permanent food parks around the country, including places like New York, the Dallas/Ft. Worth-area and Austin, Texas.
Friday, April 18, 2014

Walk this way

Sidewalks are some of earliest MAPS 3 projects to be completed and add 65 miles of pedestrian-friendly travel to the cityscape.


Ben Felder
Sidewalks don’t grab the spotlight like convention centers and streetcars, but Mayor Mick Cornett called the planned addition of nearly 65 miles of new sidewalks across the city one of the most important parts of Metropolitan Area Projects, or MAPS 3.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Pack mentality

Chef Chris McKenna takes the helm at Packard’s New American Kitchen.

Food and Drink Features

Devon Green
There have been some changes at Packard’s New American Kitchen, 201 NW 10th St., and Chris McKenna couldn’t be more excited.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014