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…


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…


Just Below the Surface: The Midtown Underground

Chad Mount has been to the cavernous depths of the ocean. He once met couchsurfers from Switzerland, for whom he painted in a travel journal. He’s been to Finland. Somewhere in between those two events, that particular travel journal painting ended up in the Atlantic, and was most likely destroyed due to an unfortunate shipwreck (flames were involved).


New Kids on the Block Party

Or new kids on the old block, with the older kids. It’s a big night in Midtown. Our beloved H&8th is back, and there’s another event on the docket. From 6-9 p.m., Midtown retail newcomer STASH, along with Dry/Shop and Waffle Champion, will host an Open House Block Party as a way to welcome people into their shop and showcase…

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…