“The line I use and nobody has ever contested it is, ‘No city in America has come as far as fast as Oklahoma City,’” said Mayor Mick Cornett. “The ballpark was the beginning.”
The City of Oklahoma City is taking suggestions for the name of the new downtown park.
“Connection is the key,” Ward 7 Councilman John Pettis Jr. said.
Jonathan Clour, Chris Gordon and incumbent James Greiner are vying for the council seat.
“I think my interest is going to be the same as everybody’s: We need better streets and sidewalks,” White said.
TIF districts provide city with development dollars and aid urban renewal efforts but leave some skeptical.
The Oklahoma State Fair draws visitors and dollars to the city. Now, it is poised to do more.
Pennington and Dodson believe it is time to listen to neighborhood leaders first, then spend money how each area needs it.
Cities in the metro have banded together and formed a regional transit authority, a step toward a future integrated commuter transit system.
I want to agree with Oklahoma Gazette Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Chancellor’s May 14 statement on public radio that Oklahoma City’s investments in infrastructure help level the playing field between rich and poor. The MAPS accomplishments are revitalizing OKC, now the envy of hundreds of American cities. True, most improvements benefitted our downtown and the bankers and…