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Railing cry

Photo by Mark Hancock A debate on the project’s route was filled with emotionally charged and often contentious remarks by citizens, community volunteers and elected officials. Almost two dozen citizens spoke against and in favor of the proposal during a 2-plus-hour discussion of the most controversial MAPS 3 project. After the public comments ended, Mayor

Streetcar route passes City Council vote after contentious debate

Jeff Bezdek voices his disapproval of Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid\’s approach to the streetcar vote, at Tuesday\’s City Council meeting. Photo by Mark Hancock Almost two dozen citizens spoke against and in favor of the proposal, which created a 2 ½ hour discussion of the most controversial MAPS 3 project. Councilmen James Greiner, Ed

FILM

Manhattan Short Movie Night at the Downtown Library, enjoy a film at the downtown library, 6-8 p.m., Sept. 25, Oct. 2. Downtown Library, 300 Park, 231-8650, metrolibrary.org. WED, WED Manhattan Short Film Festival, 628 film entries from 48 countries, winners judged by audience, 5:30, 8:30 p.m., Sept. 27-28; 2 p.m., Sept. 29. Oklahoma City Museum

FILM

Manhattan Short Movie Night at the Downtown Library, enjoy a film at the downtown library, 6-8 p.m., Sept. 25, Oct. 2. Downtown Library, 300 Park, 231-8650, metrolibrary.org. WED, WED Manhattan Short Film Festival, 628 film entries from 48 countries, winners judged by audience, 5:30, 8:30 p.m., Sept. 27-28; 2 p.m., Sept. 29. Oklahoma City Museum

Scenic Route

The indie dramatic thriller casts Duhamel as Mitchell, a finance exec/family man on a road trip with Carter (Dan Fogler, Take Me Home Tonight), an old friend from whom he’s grown apart of late, due to the vastly different directions their lives have taken. Carter lacks everything that Mitchell has: a wife, a kid, a

Bright future

Photo by Mark Hancock “Today, we think of billboards as this rectangle thing on a pole,” said Kathy Anderson of the the Bethany Improvement Foundation. But in the heyday of Route 66, billboards were often lower to the ground, displayed hand-painted art or art deco design and sometimes even were three-dimensional structures with people inside

About a route

After three years of planning and debate, the MAPS 3 streetcar project may soon have a route that travels by all key destinations in downtown and Midto Before that happens, however, a public meeting Monday will give Oklahoma City citizens a chance to comment on the four options consulting firm Jacobs Engineering presented during a

Gazette’s Halloween Parade set for Oct. 27

Gazette’s Halloween Parade began as the Gazette’s Ghouls Gone Wild Parade in 2007, with almost 20,000 spectators and 64 entries. Last year, the parade boasted more than 60,000 in attendance, with 65 entries and more than 2,000 participants and 200 volunteers. Gazette‘s Halloween Parade 2012 emcee Liz Dueweke This year, Gazette’s Halloween Parade will showcase

Street heat

OKC leaders are undecided about where to put a Bricktown entrance on a planned boulevard downtown. By Clifton Adcock The picture of the boulevard that will replace the former Interstate 40 crosstown route has become a little clearer in recent weeks, as the state Department of Transportation made public presentations on the project. Two features

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