Greater Tulsa Reporter
Usually, I love summer, ever eager for its arrival and despondent upon its departure. Yet, this summer, with its relentless humidity, no one is more surprised than myself to be dreaming of the crisp fall mornings soon to arrive.Read More
Prairie Brewpub, 223 N. Main St., opened in May in downtown Tulsa’s Brady Arts District to high expectations and eager, large crowds. The popularity has yet to dissipate.Read More
Tulsa Roots Music returns to Guthrie Green on Sept. 11 for its fifth season of Tulsa Roots Rocks the Green, a free, all-ages concert series. On four consecutive Sundays this urban park in downtown Tulsa will be filled with an eclectic mix of nationally and internationally touring bands, along with local and regional performers and free kids’ crafts.Read More
From left, Paul Sorrentino, owner of restaurant and bar Roosevelt’s; Lelia McCoy, executive vice president and board member with Valley National Bank; and Duane Phillips, owner of 1551 Cherry Street, stand in Roosevelt’s in July. The restaurant opened in August and is located in the newly-constructed building at 1551 Cherry Street with two other restaurants. Valley National Bank provided the funding for the project.Read More
After breaking ground in 2013, River Spirit Casino Resort has completed the first milestone of its $365 million expansion. Margaritaville Casino and Restaurant has opened to the public. The opening also includes the new resort grand entry, valet parking under the new porte cochere, and on the expanded 3,000-space parking facility with a climate-controlled walkway.Read More
In July, a new building was completed on Cherry Street near Trenton Avenue, which now houses three new restaurants.
Building owner Duane Phillips partnered with Valley National Bank for the $6.5 million project. The 22,000-square-foot building sits on 1.5 acres with a 150-space parking lot behind the building.Read More
After opening their Masa food truck two years ago, owners Chad Wilcox and Robert Carnoske added a South Tulsa location last year. Due to Carnoske’s Colombian heritage, Wilcox and Carnoske built Masa’s menu around South American flavors but with North American twists.Read More
BOWL-N-SPOON: Scott and Jamie Horton, center, co-owners of Bowl-n-Spoon Cereal Bar, stand in the cereal cafe with employees Rachel Stacy and Leighton Hopkins. Bowl-n-Spoon opened in July at 4510 S. Peoria Ave. in Brookside and offers 30 cereal options and 20 topping choices. The cafe also features a Ronnoco Coffee bar, waffles and desserts. Hours for Bowl-n-Spoon are Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-8 p.m. and Friday-Saturday 7 a.m.-10 p.m.Read More
Asian-inspired fast casual restaurant Pei Wei has chosen Tulsa to serve as a test market for 17 original dishes and for the introduction of a new restaurant design.Read More
Three well-established Oklahoma orchestras recently played a significant role in advancing Oklahoma’s premiere music festival OK Mozart (OKM) during a pivotal year for the week-long event, held June 11-18 at the Bartlesville Community Center (BCC). Those three orchestras are Tulsa Symphony Orchestra (TSO), principal guest conductor Daniel Hege; Signature Symphony at TCC (SSTCC), artistic director and conductor Andrés Franco; and Bartlesville Symphony Orchestra (BSO), music director and conductor Lauren Green.Read More
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
FlyingTee opened in Jenks on June 7. For everyone who has visited the golf entertainment facility, they know that it is for more people than just golf enthusiasts.
The entertainment venue is located at the northern end of Riverwalk Crossing, with, in addition to golf, three restaurant offerings, one on each floor, of its building.
The Booker T. Washington High School Class of 1966 is thrilled to announce as part of their 50th class reunion a fun-filled, music celebration titled Golden Oldies but Goodies Party, Friday, July 29 at the Cox Business Center. A night of “Baby Boomer” hits from the 1960s, 1970s, disco era to current hits like “Happy” by Pharrell.Read More
In June, Texas de Brazil opened its first Oklahoma location in Woodland Hills Mall. The 7,500-square-foot restaurant seats 210 guests and features an open-view grill in the dining area, a wine wall, and a bar and lounge area.Read More
Polo Grill is getting geared up for its 21st annual Salmon and Chocolate Festival.
The festival is focused on featuring fresh Pacific Northwest and Alaskan salmon and innovative chocolate desserts during the entire month of July. The kick-off dinner will be held July 6 at 6:30 p.m. It will feature a five-course dinner with a wine pairing of hand-picked selections from Oregon and Washington wineries. Visit pologrill.com to view the menu.