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Mick Cornett marked 14 years of serving Oklahoma City as mayor last week. The popular mayor who has overseen an economic resurgence in Oklahoma City leaves office next month. (Photo Mark Hancock)

Cover: Oklahoma Gazette sizes up Mick Cornett’s 14 years in office

Cover: Oklahoma Gazette sizes up Mick Cornett’s 14 years in office

Cornett leaves office as OKC’s 35th mayor next month, passing the gavel to mayor-elect David Holt.

Streetcar tracks laid in downtown Oklahoma City are part of the MAPS 3 initiative to bring a streetcar transit system to the city. (Photo Laura Eastes)

MAPS 3 tax is anticipated to sunset with a $28.5 million surplus

The MAPS 3 tax is anticipated to sunset with a $28.5 million surplus.

Roland J. Chupik, executive director of Neighborhood Housing Services Oklahoma, poses for a photo in front of one of his company's building projects, Friday, May 5, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

OKC leverages federal dollars to expand affordable housing options

The new federal budget plan puts those funds — and the revitalization they bring to the metro — in jeopardy.


Summer Guide: Near or far, adventure awaits across Oklahoma

There is no more favorite time of the year for young and old than summertime, when just about everyone can get out and explore the wild, beautiful parks and attractions locally and across the state.

(Cover by Christopher Street / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: PLAY BALL! Bricktown Ballpark launched a hitting streak for urban redevelopment

“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.”

Ashley Terry, Wheeler District director, and Sam Day, Director of Urban Design, pose for a photo in the Wheeler District, Thursday, March 23, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Wheeler District development moves forward

District leaders prepare for phase one of the expansive development plans.

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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.

(Cover design: Christopher Street)

Cover Story: Tricks! Treats! Frights! Delights! OKG’s Halloween event roundup is here

Pumpkins, goblins, zombies, murder mysteries, terror trails, candy, cocktails, costumes, bar crawls and more haunt the metro this season. With two weekends in which to celebrate the coming of all hallows’ eve this year, our city offers dozens of activities for adults and families alike. Heeeeere’s Oklahoma Gazette’s list of things to do and see

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