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, […]

Way More than OK: Respect from San Antonio

Bricktown Canal

During the playoffs, it’s easy (too easy) to get caught up in trash talk about teams, fans, facilities, and cities, so it’s nice to see a writer who looks deeper and enlightens others. As a life-long Okie, it’s even nicer to see the recognition that our great city gets for being a progressive leader in […]

How OKC Avoided Economic Pitfalls

Oklahoma City growth

As the Mayor’s Conference takes place in Washington D.C., city governments are dealing with severe problems at home — from high unemployment to funding cuts. This morning on NPR, Steve Inskeep visited with our Mayor, Mick Cornett about how our amazing city has managed to avoid some of these problems. In my opinion, he did […]

OKC Through Bradley’s Eyes

Bradley Blue

As you may or may not realize, this entire website is built around my passion for the city I call home, so I get really excited when I meet other people who share that passion. What’s even more exciting is hearing from people outside of our little bubble, who see something here that sparks their […]

MAPS 3 Vote Coming Up Dec 8th

One of the big topics that’s coming up at about every meeting I’ve attended lately is the upcoming vote on whether to extend the current one-cent sales tax to keep the MAPS projects going. IMO, you’d be hard pressed to point to any negatives from the MAPS projects that have already been carried out. Our […]