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Mayoral Midtown: Dr. Ed Shadid Moves In

Midtown is drawing in a lot of interesting characters and residents these days. Photographers. Stylists. Artists. Chefs. Self-made business folks. Humanitarians. Creatives of all varieties. And now, mayoral hopefuls.

City councilman Dr. Ed Shadid has made Midtown his new campaign headquarters home. He’s right in the middle of the flourishing H&8th stretch of our district, and he’s equipped with a ping pong table (seriously, he has some killer ping pong skills).

The Future in Pixels by The Edge at Midtown – Youtube BlogSeries #2

Everyone is talking about The Edge at Midtown. What retail will move in? Will the development be good or bad for the area? Do you think it fits in with the rest Midtown? These are valid, pragmatic questions deserving sincere and informed responses. You will get none of that in this post. Instead, let us take another look at this video through the eyes of a techno-mystic who by use of grainy pixel video gives insights into life in the years to come.

DRY/SHOP: Look Like You Mean It

Amid the hum of blow dryers, clatter of hairstyling tools and faint cooing of Stephen Malkmus singing Pavement’s “Shady Lane”, Emily Frosaker walks with calm and collective authority through the sunlight-drenched shop situated at 1212 N. Walker, or suite 101 of the sleek “1212” building.

Dry/Shop is open, and Midtown just got a bit hipper.

OKC Streetcar: A car that…drives on streets

Let me first begin by saying I grew up playing SimCity 2000.

I was able to achieve first hand experience as an urban planner of a city that was usually riddled with abandoned buildings,traffic problems, and the occasional tornado. Sound familiar?

But the thing I failed at most was public transportation and getting my Sims to actually use it.