May 2019 Around Town

OKC Zoo Welcomes Two New Rhinos to Sanctuary Asia Exhibit The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is happy to announce the arrival of two Indian rhinos to its Sanctuary Asia habitat. The duo, Arun and Shanti, arrived from the Fort Worth Zoo as that facility prepares for extensive renovations to its Asian species habitat. Their … Continued

April 2019 Around Town

OKC Zoo Joins Kung Fu Panda to Combat Wildlife Trade The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is joining WildAid, the Association of Zoos & Aquariums and AZA’s program, the Wildlife Trafficking Alliance in a campaign featuring DreamWorks’ Kung Fu Panda’s Master Po Ping to educate children and families about the illegal wildlife trade. The OKC Zoo … Continued

March 2019 Around Town

Off the Wall: 100 Years of Sculpture Opens at OKCMOA Through May 12, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art will host a new look at sculpture. Off the Wall: One Hundred Years of Sculpture features more than 20 works of sculpture from the Oklahoma City Museum of Art’s permanent collection. The exhibition highlights the “unconventional” in … Continued

February 2019 Around Town

City Council Primary Elections Set for Feb. 12 Thirteen candidates will compete for the Oklahoma City Council seats in the Feb. 12 primary election. The councilmen in Wards 5 and 8 filed for re-election, but Ward 2 garnered five candidates for the seat held by Ed Shadid, who retires this year. Those filing for Ward 2 … Continued

January 2019 Around Town

OKC Chamber Unveils Health Care Plans for Small Businesses The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s association health plan is designed to give small businesses in Oklahoma more choices in health care coverage. “Greater Choice Oklahoma will offer an alternative for small businesses to purchase health insurance with the buying power and flexibility of a large business,” said … Continued

December 2018 Around Town

Big Cedar Lodge Opens Luxury Campsite on Table Rock Lake Big Cedar Lodge is now taking reservations for cottages, shepherd’s huts and luxury glamping tents opening in May 2019.  Located adjacent to the Bass Pro Shops Long Creek Marina on the shores of sparkling Table Rock Lake in Missouri’s Ozark mountains, Camp Long Creek, the … Continued

November 2018 Around Town

Oklahoma Students Concurrent Enrolling in College Has Doubled The number of Oklahoma students enrolling in college has doubled in the past 11 years, and more than 12,000 high school juniors and seniors in Oklahoma enrolled in 108,248 credit hours during the 2016-17 school year. According to a new report on concurrent enrollment, the pass rate for … Continued

October 2018 Around Town

Matty McMillen’s Opens in Oklahoma City An all-new restaurant and pub, Matty McMillen’s is now open at 2201 NW 150th St. in Oklahoma City. This pub-inspired eatery welcomes all ages and carries a wide variety of Irish and American whiskeys and scotches, in addition to beers and fun specialty drinks such as Guinness Floats (ice cream … Continued

September 2018 Around Town

Locals Named as Honorary Chair, Co-Chairs of Fifth Annual Celebrate Pink OKC Oklahoma Project Woman announced Karen Luke as honorary chair and Kristi Leonard and Jane Webb as co-chairs for the fifth annual Celebrate Pink OKC. Honorary chair and breast cancer survivor Karen Luke is proud to join in support of Oklahoma Project Woman for … Continued

August 2018 Around Town

City Breaks Ground on New Convention Center Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt and other civic leaders broke ground on the new MAPS 3 Convention Center June 15 as part of the Core to Shore renaissance in downtown Oklahoma City. The convention center will draw events that bring attendees from around the region and world, boosting Oklahoma … Continued