Greater Tulsa Reporter
STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education. Tulsa Tech’s STEM Academy focuses on these areas together not only because the skills and knowledge in each discipline are essential for student success but also because these fields are deeply intertwined in the real world.Read More
White Flag Pub & Grub, 116 S. Elgin Ave., in downtown Tulsa, reopened in October in response to an immediate need.
“I wanted to give my employees at Joe Momma’s Pizza a place to work,” says restaurant Owner Blake Ewing.Read More
You are now reading an award-winning column! The Metropolitan Environmental Trust, better known as The MET, held its 2015 America Recycles Day Banquet, honoring those in our community working towards environmental awareness and change. I am humbled to tell you they honored me as Recycling Reporter. I am among quite great company. Let me introduce you to the four winners in other categories:Read More
Tulsa is quickly becoming a thriving incubator for entrepreneurs. And the word is spreading, both locally and nationally.
Forbes recently named Tulsa the No. 1 Best City for Young Entrepreneurs.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
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
Some individuals wonder why Tulsa has so many excellent examples of Art Deco architecture. My theory is that the popularity of Art Deco coincided with the 1920 boom years in our town. Art Deco was a bright, brash, exciting, new architecture, the antithesis of previous conservative, traditional building styles. It was an excellent fit with a young, vibrant growing oil town. Although the period years of Art Deco’s popularity were short-lived (the style was virtually extinct by the end of World War II), Tulsa was left with dozens of significant Art Deco buildings. Of these buildings, my favorite is the Pythian Building, 423 S. Boulder Ave.Read More
Each day, Tulsa Tech helps students make their own path to discover a new career and prepare for a successful future. Students are provided quality training with work-based experience and placement and resources that are critical for making the transition from the classroom to the workplace.Read More
A private Facebook page that has grown to nearly 20,000 devout followers in five months.
Online specials that sell out in seconds and crash servers in the process.
Loyal shoppers willing to camp out overnight in lieu of a special offer.
As Tulsa County continues to become more recycling-friendly, curbside customers continue to throw more in the recycling bin than recycles. Combining this with my burgeoning pile of items I can’t bear to throw in the trash, it became time to research the best plan for recycling odd items that I feel you may deal with as well.Read More
On November 11, 1918, a ceasefire went into effect. The armistice agreed to that day silenced the guns of the first World War. The war itself was known as “the war to end all wars.” Unfortunately, the truce would not last; the world would soon face another deadly World War.Read More
The annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference is the largest and most diverse showcase of skill training in the nation. More than 6,000 students, including many Tulsa Tech students, competed in hands-on skills and leadership events during this year’s national conference in Leesburg, Virginia. Dante Williams, a culinary student at Tulsa Tech, was elected national president of the college/post-secondary division of SkillsUSA during the conference by fellow student national officers.Read More
There is something about our city’s creative energy and sense of community that is palpable and makes me proud to be a Tulsan.
Tulsa Fashion Week, which just finished its inaugural event, is one recent example (see page 31). The growth of Tulsa’s creative communities is inspiring to watch.Read More
At the City of Tulsa, we place safety and health at the forefront of everything we do. Our organization’s safety culture transformation efforts are making a difference in employees’ lives and helping them be safer at work and home.Read More
In January, Michael V’s Restaurant, 8222 E. 103rd St., will celebrate 10 years in business.
Owners, husband and wife team, Michael and Carol Minden opened the restaurant in 2006 with decades of experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry.Read More