STEP UP TULSA

The Public Park will be a place where the community can gather to play, picnic, enjoy concerts, exercise and attend festivals. It is envisioned to entice the community to spend time outdoors, encourage a healthier lifestyle and improve the quality of life. The opening paragraph does not refer to Tulsa’s Gathering Place, currently under development…

LET’S THANK GEORGE KAISER

Finally, recreational development along the Arkansas River bank. The Gathering Place, a $200+ million project paid for primarily by the George Kaiser Family Foundation, should silence critics who have for decades lamented the lack of transformative development along the Arkansas River and River Parks. For fifty years Tulsans have talked the talk about river development…

STOP WHINING, START WINNING

We need an attitude adjustment. Tulsa needs a more optimistic community culture for multiple reasons. Don’t get me wrong, it is not as if we don’t have some positives because we do, many of them in fact. We have outstanding single family residential neighborhoods, a decent zoo and park system, flourishing cultural institutions like our…

SALUTING THE LORTON FAMILY

Thanks for the years of journalistic excellence.  The pending sale of the Tulsa World to the Berkshire Hathaway’s BH Media Group represents an historic moment in time for Tulsa and all of northeastern Oklahoma. The sad reality of this most unwelcome but seemingly inevitable transition is that the institutional fabric of our community will be…