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Destination Oklahoma offers tours focused on the history of the city and its current attractions. | Photo Destination Oklahoma / provided

Destination Oklahoma offers tours that shed light on the vibrant history of downtown OKC

Destination Oklahoma offers tours that shed light on the vibrant history of downtown OKC

Destination Oklahoma is a branch of event management company factor 110.

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.

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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.”

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OKC bikeshare program gets user-friendly updates

“All these tires are gel-filled. So if you get a flat, it’s kind of like Fix a Flat that is already built into it,” Smith said.

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Convention center hotel sparks debate

Questions about its economic benefit to the city surround plans for a convention center hotel.

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The Of the Earth exhibit showcases Cherokee Nation’s relationship with the planet

“This was a place of reformation,” she explained. “Prisoners were taught trades and gardening so they could make a better life for themselves when they got out.”

Ferris in the Wheeler District in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, July 13, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

OKC’s newest attraction has locals and tourists celebrating fun, art and fantastic views

“The Ferris wheel is in that location because it’s the biggest statement we are making that Wheeler is not just about celebrating a neighborhood,” Humphreys said. “Wheeler is about celebrating the city.”

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Commentary: We need to support the arts

Tuesday at the Oklahoma Capitol, we celebrated a special day: Arts Day. The goal was to raise awareness of the impact our thriving arts community has across our state. As the Representative for House District 88, I’m fortunate to represent many of Oklahoma City’s finest arts districts, including the Paseo Arts District and the Plaza

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Streetcar route could impact street parking

Members of the MAPS 3 streetcar subcommittee heard a presentation from engineers on Wednesday that outlined more details about the circular route, which could include altering street parking and constructing a one-block line that is seldom used.

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