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Councilman John Pettis at the future sight of Save-A-Lot at North East Town Center, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

In Oklahoma City’s urban core, the question is where to grocery shop

In Oklahoma City’s urban core, the question is where to grocery shop

In Oklahoma City’s urban core, the question is where to grocery shop. Two new projects provide an answer.

John McConnel, Karen Wallace Douglas, Arthur Hurst, and Sherri Williams, poses for a photo at the Jewel Theatre, Wednesday, June 28, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Jewel Theatre straddles past, present and future at the beginning of its restoration campaign

Jewel Theatre is the only African-American theatre in Oklahoma City that has survived through the decades.

Ralph Ellison Library, Thursday, April 20, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

OKC voters could go to the polls in September to vote on a bond referendum and a possible MAPS tax

The bond referendum and MAPS projects would fund further infrastructure and capital improvement projects in OKC.

Tiffani Sanders talks about her participation with the Photovoice Project as Vanessa Morrison and Cheryl Sanders look on at the Oklahoma City Municipal Building, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Photovoice project tells a visual story about northeast Oklahoma City though the eyes and lenses of 25 women

OU’s College of Architecture, the OU Humanities Forum, the African and African American Studies program and the Women’s and Gender Studies program supported the project.

Sheri.Dickerson_OK Gazette Dec. photo

Two candidates and an incumbent run for the Ward 7 seat on the Oklahoma City Council

T. Sheri Dickerson, Marina Mangiaracina and incumbent John Pettis Jr. will be on the Feb. 14 election ballot.

Tiffany Batdorf, Adventure District manager, poses for a photo at Remington Park, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Oklahoma City Adventure District celebrates BID status

The district hopes the business improvement district status attracts adventure seekers and big businesses.

Existing "Tobacco Free Park" sign at a playground area of Will Rogers Park, off North Portland Avenue in Oklahoma City, 12-23-15.  (Mark Hancock)

Metro Briefs: city wastewater, museum money and smoking ban

Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust chooses new wastewater treatment management, the Chickasaw Nation makes a bid for The American Indian Cultural Center and Museum and Oklahoma City Council bans smoking on OKC property.

Freshman class

OKC City Council Credit: Mark Hancock Their approaches James Greiner represents northwest OKC’s Ward 1 while John Pettis Jr. leads the residents of Ward 7, primarily in the city’s northeast section. Both enjoyed landslide victories against incumbents. The two possess some innocuous similarities. This is their first time to hold public office, both are young

New faces

OKC city hall Credit: Mark Hancock With Marrs and Kelly no longer at the council chamber’s horseshoe, 14 combined years of council experience are being replaced by rookies James Greiner and John Pettis Jr., two men who now find themselves in the middle of critical decisions, including several MAPS 3 projects. The new council members

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