The efforts that led to the revitalization of Broken Arrow’s Main Street, known as the Rose District, have earned another honor – finalist for the Route Fifty Navigator Awards.
Broken Arrow has been ranked as one of the safest cities in the country by 24/7 Wall St., a Delaware corporation which runs a financial news and opinion company with content delivered over the Internet.
While some communities might find it virtually impossible to surpass a year filled with laurels – including a couple of national Most Livable City awards – City Manager Michael Spurgeon says Broken Arrow is on track to do exactly that.
Utica Park Clinic () now offers same-day appointments and walk-in care in family medicine, internal medicine and gynecology at its brand new Bixby location.
Montereau, Tulsa’s premiere retirement community, announces that more than 600 boxes have been collected for Operation Christmas Child benefitting a project of Samaritan’s Purse International Relief. The goal of this international Christian program is to send boxes filled with goodies, toys, and educational games to children in poverty-stricken areas all over the world.
The Tulsa Air and Space Museum and Planetarium gained a new addition to the museum as a Bell UH-1 Iroquois helicopter arrived on Dec. 5. The aircraft was delivered by one of Melton Truck Lines’ Military Pride wrapped trucks.
For more than 20 years, Roger Hale has been a bigger part of Broken Arrow’s Christmases than chestnuts roasting on an open fire, holly, mistletoe and sleigh bells ringing combined.
Owasso residents have the lowest property taxes in the metro area and it’s one of the fastest growing communities in the state, making it a challenge for the city to fund its improvements.
Charlie (not his real name) had just celebrated his 42nd birthday. He had a wife, three kids and a steady job that allowed him to provide a comfortable lifestyle for his family. Then, without warning, he learned his company was being downsized and his services were no longer required.
Goodwill Industries of Tulsa has opened a new donation center in Broken Arrow at 5054 E. Kenosha St. (Located at Kenosha and 225th East Ave.)
Rotary Club of Bixby is sponsoring an exchange student this school year. Elisa Hattendorf, from Oldenburg, Germany, is attending Bixby High School and learning about life in the U.S. She will live with three different host families throughout the year to get a more comprehensive view of life here. Her first host mom, Tristy Fryer, says “Elisa has been an easy addition to our family. We all enjoy learning about her German culture and she is embracing our American ways.”
The American Planning Association – Oklahoma Chapter ( Oklahoma) recently announced the winners of its 2018 Planning Awards Program. The awards honor outstanding plans, best practices and innovative concepts throughout Oklahoma. The five award winners were recognized at the 2018 Annual State Planning Conference.
Mother Road Market, a nonprofit development of the Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation, held an open house and ribbon cutting Nov. 2 for the 27,000 square-foot food hall.
The City of Tulsa Planning Department received an Outstanding Plan Award at this week’s annual conference of the Oklahoma Chapter of the American Planning Association. The award recognizes the Peoria Avenue Bus Rapid Transit Land Use Framework. The City’s consultant on the project, The Lakota Group, also was recognized with the award.
The Home Builders Association Remodelers Council and the Home Builders Association Charitable Foundation presented Revitalize T-Town, an organization that makes homes safe and secure for low-income homeowners, with a check for $41,856.50 in October. Funds were raised at the annual Evening of Giving Gala held by the Charitable Foundation in September.