After decades of being hindered by inconsistent funding and bureaucratic red tape, the First Americans Museum in Oklahoma City opens to the public Sept. 18 and 19. The weekend includes tours, demonstrations, performances, family activities and more.
Oklahoma City-based artist and Melot family descendant Laurel Wilson tries anything and everything in her work.
Fueled by an oilfield boom, the Oklahoma City metropolitan area largely weathered the Great Recession that inundated other parts of the country. The recent drop in energy prices has slowed the economy somewhat, yet the city and its surrounding areas continue to grow. Where its younger residents once took flight for professional opportunities in surrounding Read More »
In recent years, Oklahoma City’s interior, long neglected as the city’s periphery extended in a suburban sprawl, has seen a revival. The Plaza District, lying in the neighborhoods northwest of downtown Oklahoma City is one such area, with a Potawatomi-owned business right at the heart of the district. Tribal member Tony Morton, a member of Read More »
Grand Casino Hotel and Resort has partnered with Penn Square Mall to open the retail space, The Grand Lounge, to promote Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal enterprises and drive tourism in Pottawatomie County. “Penn Square Mall is excited to welcome The Grand Lounge to its eclectic mix of retailers,” said Donna Berlin, general manager at Penn Read More »