Since Tulsa Hills began its economic footprint in west Tulsa eight years ago, its local impact continues to increase. The development quickly filled up with big box, national retailers, including Target, Bed, Bath and Beyond, Best Buy, Lowe’s, Sam’s Club, and Dick’s Sporting Goods, thus filling a much-needed gap in services to Tulsa’s western portion and its growing number of residents.Read More
Last December, Tulsa began its quest to become a resilient city and was accepted into the second round of the Rockefeller Foundation’s Challenge. As part of this elite group, we have the opportunity to share how our city has reacted to past storms and flooding, as well as to identify our resources, the plans we already have in place and the gaps we have to fill.Read More
“I knew she was going to be a star,” Barbara Terry said, in reference to a pre-teen Rachael Ferrera.
Terry’s daughter and Ferrera grew up together, and Ferrera’s natural charisma was all too easy to see, according to Terry.Read More
In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, and multiple other terrorist acts, the world seems dislodged, and many feel frightened. It is difficult to promote a fun business at times like this, but, to some extent, that “business as usual” is what we need. Certainly, we can always find solace, inspiration and diversion in the arts.Read More
On a spring evening when I was 17 and feeling grown up as only a 17-year-old can feel, I took a date to my high school senior prom. I can’t remember my date’s name, but I remember the ballroom: a large, two-story chamber with tall arched windows and massive chandeliers. The dark red walls contrasted with massive amounts of gilded white plaster moldings. Even then, the ballroom was slightly shabby, but, to us teenagers, the Crystal Ballroom at the top of the Mayo Hotel was the height of elegance.Read More
When Billy Ray Cooper found the recipe for his Grandma Minnie’s barbecue sauce in her silverware chest, he knew he had found something special.Read More
The $6.4-million Tandy Education Center was officially dedicated at the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa Schusterman Center, 4502 E. 41st St., on Nov. 3.Read More