General NewsColumnsWeatherCivicsEconomyVarietyPuzzles • Faith •  Health & Wellness Saluting our MilitarySportsKudosRecipes
GTR News Online GTR NewsOnline Union Boundary Midtown Monitor Jenks District Gazette Broken Arrow Express Owasso Rambler Bixby Breeze
Mazzios Hebert's Specialty Meats

Today Is

Greater Tulsa Reporter

Louie’s Grill & Bar Creates Approachable Ambiance

Local Dining By BLAKE AUSTYN

Louie’s Grill & Bar has been a favorite of my family since the Norman-based restaurant chain came to Broken Arrow in 2009.

I have often wished that I could find a similar concept closer to me in downtown Tulsa.
The approachable, affordable, relaxed neighborhood bar atmosphere offers a welcome way to end a long day at work without breaking the bank.

Read More

Less Means More: Fewer Toys Equals Better Development

Trash Talk By BETH TURNER

It made my recycling heart happy to see a 2017 study indicating that access to fewer toys results in longer, more meaningful playtimes for toddlers. Researchers at the University of Toledo released a report in November showing “an abundance of toys present reduced quality of toddlers’ play.” As we work hard to balance what we need with using less stuff, it’s nice to see research bolstering that less stuff equates to good parenting.

Read More

The Dresser Mansion Preserves History, Beauty

On Architecture By ROGER COFFEY, AIA

A dark rumor circulated for many years about the Italian Renaissance house at 235 W. 18th St.

It was built in 1920, designed by New York architect Albert Joseph Bodker for Carl and Pauline Dresser. The rumor was based on the idea that owning the house was like signing a death warrant. The fact that Carl and Pauline’s two subsequent husbands all died rather suddenly seemed to lend truth to this fable. However, the health of subsequent owners has laid this idea to rest.

Read More

Student Wins Scholarship to Pursue Mechanical Interest

News From Tulsa Tech By DR. STEVE TIGER

Teddy Girma, an adult student in Tulsa Tech’s Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning program (HVAC), is one of Tulsa Tech’s latest scholarship recipients thanks to a grant offered by the Oklahoma Mechanical Inspectors Association (OMIA).

Read More

Building a Globally Competitive, World-Class City

From Tulsa's Mayor by Mayor G. T. Bynum

On Nov. 1, I presented my State of the City Address to an overflow crowd of business leaders, along with the Tulsa Regional Chamber. I’m pleased to say we have many transformative initiatives underway in Tulsa and are moving full steam ahead on a number of fronts.

Read More

Tulsa County and City Unite for Park System

From Tulsa County by RON PETERS

nd appreciated the many fine city and county park and recreation facilities. Whether it’s golf courses, swimming pools, athletic facilities, recreation centers, or beautifully maintained gardens, Tulsans recognize that parks bring an important quality of life to everyone.

Read More

Live Entertainment Tops Holiday List

Show Buzz by NANCY HERMANN

Do you have your holiday list ready? That would be the schedule of shows you plan to enjoy before New Year’s Eve. Who couldn’t use some family-and-friends time, away from screens of all sizes, and a few leisurely hours set aside for live entertainment?

Read More

Tulsa’s Sophian Plaza a Popular Residential Choice

On Architecture By ROGER COFFEY, AIA

At 1502 S. Frisco Ave., Tulsa’s very first high-rise apartment building sits serenely, overlooking the Arkansas River. It was built by developer Harry J. Sophian and probably financed by his brother, Kansas City physician Dr. Al Sophian.

Read More

Red Dirt Music: A Farm-Raised Oklahoma Original

Searching for the Sound by BRYAN CANTRELL

New Orleans has Dixieland. Seattle has Grunge. Stillwater has Red Dirt.
Literally and musically.

It’s a genre that has gained popularity nationwide and even internationally, but Stillwater, Oklahoma, is its undisputed birthplace.

Read More

Poke Bowl Love Brings Fast-Casual Poke Bowls to Tulsa

Local Dining By BLAKE AUSTYN

On Oct. 21, Poke Bowl Love opened as the first retailer in the Meridia Building in downtown Tulsa at 522 S. Boston Ave. The fast-casual sushi concept was brought to Tulsa by Janet Love and a silent business partner.

Read More

Holidays Launch with Arts and Entertainment

Show Buzz by NANCY HERMANN

November in Tulsa is rich with entertainment. Celebrities, big-name bands and Grammy-winners galore can add variety to your holiday-time planning. And, if the fine arts and family-friendly events are more your style, look no more. Tulsa-area venues comprise a cornucopia of it all.

Read More

Development, Sense of Place Unite in Rose District

Out & About in Greater Tulsa by EMILY RAMSEY

I moved from Broken Arrow to downtown Tulsa five years ago.

This was my first time living in a bustling area that afforded me various recreational and entertainment opportunities just beyond my doorstep.

Read More

Tulsa County Elected Officials Working for Constituents

From Tulsa County By COMMISSIONER RON PETERS

Last month, all eight Tulsa County elected officials hosted a legislative luncheon for the State Representatives and Senators who represent some portion of Tulsa County.

Read More

Cleaning Up Our Recycling Bins A High Priority for Tulsa

Trash Talk by BETH TURNER

In 2012, the City of Tulsa provided citywide single-dwelling curbside recycling free of charge and a choice of small to large trash bins at increasing prices. From then to today, homeowners have been able to reduce their trash waste and cost, thanks to the easy-to-use recycling system. But as interest in recycling increases, so do contamination levels. Meaning, once people see how much of our trash can be recycled it feels like everything should be able to be recycled!

Read More

Entertainment Is Your Ticket to Happiness

Show Buzz by NANCY HERMANN

Are you on a quest for health and happiness? A current issue of “Time” magazine carried an article titled “New Ways to Become Happier — and Healthier.” Among the suggested approaches for feeling better fast, without a drastic revamp of your life, is to attend events. “People get more joy from experiences than things, and many memories sweeten with time,” advised the article. I couldn’t agree more.

Read More

| Previous Articles

Back to Top

Contact GTR News



Sections