Mayor Mick Cornett’s new documentary gives an intimate look at the struggles OKC overcame to reinvent itself.
As multi-screen theater complexes grew in popularity and the population dwindled in urban OKC, Tower Theatre slowly declined until abruptly closing.
Curated by well-known OKC-based artist Romy Owens, OKC125 is a public exhibition of 125 photos of downtown Oklahoma City by 125 local artists.
OKG was launched Oct. 15, 1979, by owner and publisher Bill Bleakley. Today, its cume readership tops 206,000.
A $185,000 grant will allow Oklahoma City to organize historic documents dating back to 1890 and create an online catalog.
In the Sept. 3 issue of Oklahoma Gazette, we reveal the history — and modern influence — of OKC jazz great Charlie Christian. Here, read a Q&A with Christian’s second cousin, Freddy Jenkins.
Oklahoma City celebrated its 125th birthday, which is on the young side as far as American cities go. A birthday celebration at city hall included a guided tour.
Civic Center Music Hall Photo Provided The Civic Center Complex, which sits on the west side of downtown, is home to City Hall, Civic Center Music Hall, the Oklahoma County Courthouse and OKC’s police station. All four buildings were constructed in the 1930s through a voter-approved municipal bond and a matching grant from the U.S.…
Streetcar ridership hit a peak in 1920, when 25.5 million trips were taken on the city’s three lines. That worked out to nearly 280 rides a year for every resident in the city. The streetcar lines vanished in 1947, but a half a century later, the city is looking to slowly rebuild a rail-based transit…
It passed the House Education Committee last year but failed to be heard on the floor of the House. It can still be heard on the House floor this year. The bill promotes dishonest anti-science claims and would allow objectively false, unscientific materials to be presented in public school science classes. It was copied, almost…