Greater Tulsa Reporter
In 2012, the City of Tulsa’s safety and injury issues were first identified in an independent report, showing that the City of Tulsa’s worker’s compensation costs totaled $27 million, and incident rates were twice as high as similar-sized cities.Read More
It’s a scary time for me and my fellow education workmates here in Oklahoma, and nothing like a budget crisis to get me thinking about not just who to elect next but also, how to tighten my own budget’s belt.Read More
Among the many buildings at Tulsa’s Expo Square, the Pavilion, 4145 E. 21st St., is certainly one of the more noteworthy. Perhaps it is its buff brick and beige terra cotta tile skin that makes it seem more substantial than its metal building neighbors. Most importantly, its colorful Art Deco frieze, depicting livestock, is eye-catching.
In 1932, in the early years of the Great Depression, 7,500 people attended the opening of this arena facility which was built for the Tulsa Charity Horse Show.
When Lee Brennan opened his restaurant Rusty Crane, 109 N. Detroit Ave., in the Brady Arts District in October 2012, it could be said that, at that moment, two of his dreams were being accomplished.Read More
Sometimes, when I find myself trying to rush, in vain, through the crowds during the First Friday Art Crawl or waiting for a table at a downtown restaurant or searching for a parking spot less than a few blocks away from Cain’s Ballroom, my momentary feelings of frustration could easily give way to wishes that Tulsa wasn’t growing at its current rate.Read More
Tulsa Tech’s Interior Design program teaches students how to use design and drafting skills to create unique residential and commercial spaces. Students integrate various design elements, furnishings and building materials to complete custom projects, as they build their individual portfolios and prepare to continue their education.Read More
SummerStage, the PAC’s annual theatre festival, lights up June in our Williams, Doenges, LaFortune and Norman Theatres, where an intimate experience, close to the action, is guaranteed. Enjoy 17 different events and a choice of 40 performances during SummerStage 2016, but that’s not all. Chapman Music Hall is slated for three big shows.Read More
Tulsa-based manufacturer the Carlson Company recently celebrated receiving its quality management certification, ISO 9001:2008. The organization earned the certification with the help of the Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance, Tulsa Tech’s Business and Industry Services, and other local resources. The ISO certification provides the company an opportunity to ensure its quality management standards, see a larger market for their work, and be added to many preferred vendor lists.Read More
I want to express my deepest thanks to the citizens of Tulsa for acting in a spirit of innovation and enterprise by voting for Vision Tulsa. Tulsans have shown their support for some truly remarkable projects that will help preserve the safety of our community, improve our streets and implement game-changing economic development projects.Read More
Gently nestled into the sloping hillside of 22nd Street in Tulsa is an example of mid-century modern architecture at its finest.
With an exterior palate of subtle shades of gray, Temple Israel, 2004 E. 22nd Pl., is a feast for the eyes. Built by Manhattan Construction in 1955, the building was designed by architect Percival Goodman who was known for his cutting-edge buildings. Goodman designed more than 50 synagogues during his distinguished career. The Temple was the third building for this Reform congregation.Read More
“Jersey Boys” is back at the Tulsa PAC! This is a much-anticipated return, so, let’s begin at the end of May and work backwards through a big month of shows.Read More
In Washington, D.C., there are numerous memorials, museums and monuments to American history. Most of these locations are grand examples of Classical and Neoclassical architecture, featuring high ceilings, tall columns and marble statues. However, there’s a different kind of memorial in our nation’s capital.Read More
The Rooftop, 214 S. Main St., opened in Broken Arrow’s Rose District in 2014 as the second restaurant for Jason Scarpa on Main Street. He first opened Main Street Tavern, 200 S. Main St., in 2011 and took ownership of In the Raw Broken Arrow, 216 S. Main St., in 2015. Scarpa plans to open a Main Street Tavern location in Claremore in the early part of this year.Read More
Early spring, just as the weather starts to warm before the bugs and the leaves burst onto the scene, is a great time to clean up nature.
Pickin’ Up Trash
More than 120 Turkey Mountain enthusiasts came to a February cleanup hosted by Tulsa Urban Wilderness Coalition. According to TUWC Media Liaison Laurie Biby, volunteers picked up trash, shored up trails, seeded grass and more.
Donning a heavy beekeeper suit, I could not help but wonder why beekeeping tends to incite so much passion in its supporters and hobbyists.
Yet, as I continued in my research, spoke to more beekeepers and learned about not only the value of bees to the ecosystem but also the many roles that bees play in their own society, my attitude went from dismay to awe.Read More