Whenever I get the opportunity to spend time in nature, I usually jump at the chance. Being outdoors slows me down, calms me and adds to my gratitude.
Greetings, readers of . Great news: I got my own column!
Okay, so you may not be as excited about that as I am… yet. But I’ve made it my goal to create excitement among all of my readers; excitement about the most valuable resource we have here in Greater Tulsa: music.
It is said that some men lead lives of quiet desperation while others lead interesting lives filled with achievements. Early day Tulsan Patrick J. Hurley was one of the latter.
As the summer sun drives Tulsans out of the city limits and into nearby waters, it’s hard to believe the hot temperatures are actually a signal that the first day of school is right around the proverbial corner. So, enjoy the cool waters wherever you may be as you let me help you contemplate a prepared schoolyear ahead that helps save a little of our environment as well a little time and money.
Amelia’s, 122 N. Boston Ave., opened in April in downtown Tulsa’s Brady Arts District as the long-time dream of owner Amelia Eesley, who has over 20 years in the restaurant industry.
Tulsa Tech offers career and technical training to a growing number of students throughout the metro area at its various partner school district sites. Enrollment has grown to nearly 1,000 students in schools throughout Tulsa County in programs such as pre-engineering, web design and manufacturing.
There’s a new group in town – the Urban Data Pioneers – and they’re dedicated to informing and improving all the ways our local government works.
Part of the show of show business is what happens off stage. The theatre world is complex and competitive, but there’s room under the tent for everyone.
There are not many things in Tulsa more picturesque and memorable than driving into Southern Hills Country Club, 2636 E. 61st St. The lush, rolling landscape, towering trees, and pristine beauty remain sketched in my brain long after I leave the grounds.
In addition to the many career training programs available to students, Tulsa Tech also provides opportunities for students to participate in a variety of career and technical student organizations (’s) related to their particular career interest. These valuable groups allow students to develop leadership skills, network with professionals across the nation and be involved in numerous community service projects.
In May, Maryn’s Taphouse and Raw Bar opened in the Jenks RiverWalk Crossing.
The restaurant is a venture by Corey Crandall, a Booker T. Washington graduate with more than two decades of experience working in the restaurant industry. Crandall also owns George’s Pub, which he opened in downtown Jenks in 2010.
How is your summer so far? I hope you’ve found some playtime to take in a concert or show. Along with what’s happening at the Center, the casinos, the Brady and the Tulsa , there is always an assortment of summertime events under the stars that you can check out along with so much music at Cain’s and the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame. If you like being outdoors, add “the big show” at Drillers stadium to your kick-back list. Baseball is its own fine art.
Here at the city we continue to work hard and grow our innovative capacity through the Office of Performance Strategy and Innovation. A group of talented employees, led by James Wagner, chief of performance strategy and innovation, is dedicated to using data and analytics from a range of sources to help city departments operate and prioritize resources.
At the northeast corner of Fifth and Main streets is a handsome building with characteristics of a Florentine palazzo known as the McFarlin Building.
Leave no footprint. It’s the hiker’s creed, and a bit of a recycler’s creed, I suppose. What’s hard about a recycling lifestyle is realizing how little our culture is set up to make it simple, and sometimes how simple it could be to do so.