Exciting changes are coming for the Tulsa State Fair and Expo Square. Future changes include the construction of a permanent main stage on the Expo Square grounds and the addition of seating plazas along the Fair’s Midway.Read More
Coming in to work today, I was car dancing to an old Red Hot Chili Peppers song with the lyrics “Take me to the place I love, take me all the way.” I ruminate a lot as I negotiate potholes and search my soul for tailgater forgiveness while making my way on the B.A. Expressway every morning. Today, I was thinking how special it was for the Red Hot Chili Peppers to produce a rocking sweet song about Los Angeles. When I looked up its origins, I found out that “Under the Bridge,” written by the band’s lead singer Anthony Kiedis, was conceived as he was driving the L.A. freeway and is about his hometown and about a lot of other things, including the deepest feelings of isolation.Read More
This is a critical time for our world as we face the physical, social, and economic challenges that are a growing part of the 21st century.
Change isn’t limited to the world around us. Through the course of our city’s history, we’ve experienced our own traumatic changes. From weathering the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot, a painful chapter in our city’s history, to the 1984 Memorial Day Flood, to the sharp economic downturn when I took office as we experienced the worst recession in 50 years, to the disastrous tornado that recently hit North Tulsa and more: Tulsa has proven time and time again to be a resilient community.Read More
Street School, a national award-winning alternative education high school in Tulsa, raised $102,911 in three weeks in June after oil and gas company Canada Company announced its Double Impact challenge.Read More
Dean of the OU-TU School of Community Medicine James M. Herman, M.D., MSPH has announced that John Krueger, MD, MPH has been named Chief Medical Officer for OU Physicians-Tulsa and Associate Dean of the Academic Affairs for the OU-TU School of Community Medicine. Krueger is a graduate of the OU College of Medicine.Read More
While technology has changed the way customers may transact business, Central Bank of Oklahoma CEO John Allan believes banking continues to be about people and relationships. Central Bank of Oklahoma has grown its business by offering relationship-building service and products to provide the highest level of financial services technology for the retail customer, small business and corporations.
Allan joined the bank in 2009 with the goal of bringing the successful Central Bancompany model to Tulsa.
A million here and a million there, the Tulsa Sports Commission has provided a $300 million impact for the local economy. With that kind of monetary muscle, Tulsa is transforming into one of America’s premier amateur athletics hubs, and the TSC is pulling the strings behind the curtain.Read More