America’s Most Affordable Cities – Guess Who!

Budget-friendly Cities

Did you resolve in the new year to get your budget under control? Here’s some pretty interesting and useful data on affordability and money management, and it doesn’t hurt that it features our great city as one of the Top !0 Most Budget-Friendly Metros. What are your thoughts? Is OKC a pretty affordable place to […]

OKC #4 Most Aspirational City

Aspirational US Cities

What makes an aspirational city? This article, listing the “Hot U.S. Cities That Offer Both Jobs and Culture,” cites the following: 50% Economy 25% Quality of Life 25% Demographic Factors But I like the following excerpt: Yes, the great rule of aspirational cities is that they change over time, becoming sometimes less entrepreneurial, more expensive, […]

OKC – One of the Best Cities in America to be Young, Broke and Single

Our great city makes a lot of “Best of” lists these days, but this is perhaps one of the most interesting lists I’ve seen in a while. What are your thoughts? Should we be proud or concerned that we’re on this one?

Oklahoma City Remembers

April 19, 1995 Murrah Building bombing

April 19th, 1995. It’s one of those days that sticks in your soul forever; especially for those of us who have called Oklahoma City home for at least a couple of decades. We all remember vividly where we were and what we were doing when it happened. Most of us felt the concussion, no matter […]

Devon Tower Reflection @VastOKC

Inside the Devon Energy Tower

As we were leaving our dinner at Vast the other night, I got a quick shot with my iPhone on the bottom floor of the Devon Tower. The reflecting pond in there is stunning, don’t you think?

#okcW3 – Historic Film Row of Downtown Oklahoma City

Film Exchange District - Film Row

We had a lot of fun digging in to research and create the latest okcW3 video, highlighting a groovy little district of town that many folks don’t seem to know much about. Check it…

OKC on Bloomberg: Using Sports to Hasten Quality of Life

OKC MAPS on Bloomberg

By now, we all know the impact that the MAPS projects have had on our local economy and our quality of life and there’s no doubt that the continued MAPS projects keep moving us forward, but have you ever thought about how much credit our now-beloved Oklahoma City Thunder deserve for sustaining that positive momentum, […]

Two-Wheeled Tours of Downtown OKC! HOW COOL?!

Bike tour of downtown okc

You all know how much we at the ShowMeOKC Team LOVE this city, and we’re kind of geeks about learning all we can about it. On top of that, we LOVE to see new concepts, so few things might get us ramped up more than a Two-Wheeled Tour of Oklahoma City! Big thanks to Downtown […]

Edmond, Moore, Norman Among Best Places to Live 2012

Oklahoma City Best Metro

Money Magazine’s list of America’s Best Small Cities was recently released and, not surprising to us locals, several of OKC’s great small cities were listed. We’re proud to brag that Edmond came in at #73, Moore at #77, and Norman at #93. Keep up the great trends, OKC!!

Renting vs Buying in OKC – The Cold, Hard Facts

Oklahoma City rental prices versus purchasing

It’s not uncommon to hear people debate these days on whether it’s still better to buy a home than to rent, so many will find this info interesting, maybe even eye-opening: Despite recent price increases in many markets, it’s now cheaper to own a home than rent in all 100 of the largest U.S. metro […]