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Amanda Martinez relaxes outside her store Dig It! in the 16th Street Plaza District, one of the city’s most popular districts. (Photo Laura Eastes)

Cover: With two Plaza District shops closing and rents rising, it’s a good time to ask about the future

Cover: With two Plaza District shops closing and rents rising, it’s a good time to ask about the future

With two Plaza District shops closing and rents rising, it’s a good time to ask about the future.

This year’s Plaza District Festival is expected to draw in its largest crowd yet. (Plaza District Association / provided)

Plaza District Festival and Plaza Walls Expo put a local spotlight on the ever-growing arts district

Both events run simultaneously Saturday in 16th Street Plaza District.

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Beer walk takes patrons on a stroll around the Plaza District

The Plaza Beer Walk donates a portion of its proceeds to local schools.

In 2007, Paula Stover looks out over the Plaza District with Lyric Theatre’s front facade under renovation in the background. | Photo Gazette / file

Paula Stover wins Urban Pioneer Award

This year’s Urban Pioneer Award honors years of work by Lyric Theatre’s managing director Paula Stover.

April Noriega, bartender, poses for a photo at Guyutes in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Food Briefs: Guyutes, Plaza Earth Day, Flower Power Local Market and more

Guyutes launches Helping Friendly Tuesdays, Plaza celebrates Earth Day, Flower Power Local Market returns and Empire Slice House offers discounts with special tattoos.

Bowlsey poses for a photo in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Bowlsey, Josh Sallee, Porch Mice to bring in ’16 on 16th in the Plaza District

Can’t get your tux ready before Dec. 31? Plaza District doesn’t think that’s a problem — arrive in flannel. With its ’16 on 16th celebration, the district is hoping to fill a past New Year’s Eve void for those who frequent the community. This year, organizers will strive to attract a crowd with live music

The 2015 Oklahoma City Pro-Am Classic was held last month in downtown Oklahoma City. (Provided)

News briefs: A Good Egg wins award, The Great Commitment, Myriad Botanical Gardens named finalist and more

Good Egg(s) Before he took the stage, Blair Humphreys, a board member of Plaza District Association, commented on Oklahoma City’s constant love of celebrating its success. “It’s in our DNA,” he said recently at 2015’s Urban Pioneer Awards Luncheon, an annual event celebrating the neighborhood’s renewal and honoring this year’s honorees, Keith and Heather Paul,


News briefs: road improvements, Capitol Hill High School mascot and more

Streets improving Do you find the nearly 8,100 miles of roads in Oklahoma City to be of good quality? If you do, then you’re in the minority. Survey results from the city’s public works department show that just 35 percent of city residents are satisfied with the condition of local streets. However, that’s just a

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