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Midtown Sessions: Levi Parham – I’m Behind Ya

Next up on the OKC Midtowner Midtown Music Sessions is Levi Parham. From southeast Oklahoma, Levi shared a song with us in one of the stairwells at City Pres. Come see him and others at the Midtown Songwriters Series June 12th at City Pres. The Midtown Songwriter Series is a quarterly concert series showcasing songwriters in an historic church in Midtown…

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Prototek OKC: Makers in Midtown

If you walk inside the sad looking garage at the corner of 10th and Hudson this evening during H&8th, you’ll be amazed at what you’ll find inside. Prototek OKC is a Makerspace/Hackerspace. It’s a place for makers (and soon-to-be makers) to connect outside of their garages, to learn from real life humans, and use various tools to create anything they…

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A Renaissance for the Rest of Us

Let’s face it. If you live or play in Midtown these days, you’ve been in a building renovated by Midtown Renaissance. And that’s not a bad thing. Midtown Renaissance has almost single-handedly resurrected Midtown into what it is today, and their work isn’t even close to being finished. Last week at Oklahoma City University, the 16th Street Plaza District Association…

Top 5 Wants for Midtown in 2014

2013 was a big year for Midtown, OKC. The district gained new businesses such as Dry/Shop and Packard’s, new apartments with the addition of The Guardian and construction on the new Edge apartment complex and renovations began on the old Central High School for Oklahoma City University’s law school. We saw policies passed and money raised for making Midtown a…