The Oklahoma river is the traditional boundary between the northside and southside of the city.
This photo was taken from the south side of the Oklahoma River Trails, a nice place to bicycle and walk.
Every few years the city drains and cleans the Bricktown Canal. For the few days after it is refilled, the canal takes on a transparent green appearance before it becomes the normal dark and opaque.
The Myriad Gardens is a nice place to spend the morning, watching the sun rise over the Park House event center.
In the winter, the brown grass and blue sky makes the canal appear green.
The Land Run Monument is on the southeast end of the Bricktown Canal. It is worth the walk to see this grand multi-statue monument.
The Bricktown Canal is a lovely place for a stroll.
The LA Dodgers’ AAA affiliate plays their home games at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. The Bricktown Canal turns south near the west side of the ballpark.
The Bank of Oklahoma Park Plaza is among downtown OKC’s newest buildings.
Spirit of Buffalo statues can be found in multiple places in the core of OKC. This one is on the Bricktown Canal, in Lower Bricktown.
Downtown OKC Partnership is responsible for much of the public art in downtown OKC.
Public art in Oklahoma City’s downtown, near the Bricktown Canal. Artist Jack Fowler made this work, entitled Pavo Real, which means Royal Turkey in Spanish.
The Myriad Gardens is downtown Oklahoma City’s front yard. In the spring it wakes up with brilliant tulips.
In Oklahoma City, the Redbud trees welcome the spring with their brilliant blooms. This photo was taken along the Bricktown Canal near the Oklahoma Land Run Monument.
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The Bronze Wrangler Awards, also known as the Western Heritage Awards, honor artistic contributions in television, music, film, and literature representing the Western culture of the United States. It is presented by the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.
By the end of September, Oklahoma City could have a comprehensive oversight scheme for dockless, shared vehicles such as Bird and Lime.
OKC downtowners, especially those of us that bicycle and walk, often complain about the way many drivers put us at risk by the way that they drive. I have one common sense proposal that significantly reduce this risk.
The OKC city staff have been schooling me today (in a good way). The City Council votes on a proposed ordinance that would allow the city to impound the newly present Bird scooters.
OKC Downtowner’s Last Week had a lot of beer, a little politics, some sports, a new Cajun restaurant coming to Uptown, a 101 year-old newspaper clipping, an emerging young artist, a carousel moves north, and the 1958 OKC sit-ins will be honored next weekend.