VisitTulsa Articles http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/ Recent Articles Thu, 04 Jun 2020 17:22:40 GMT Did You Know That Tulsa Has a Wealth of Art Deco Architecture? http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/did-you-know-that-tulsa-has-a-wealth-of-art-deco-architecture-/778/ A construction boom in the early 20th century turned this Oklahoma city into a hotbed of Art Deco architecture Wed, 17 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/did-you-know-that-tulsa-has-a-wealth-of-art-deco-architecture-/778/ From burgers to baseball, spending 72 hours in Tulsa, Oklahoma http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/from-burgers-to-baseball-spending-72-hours-in-tulsa-oklahoma/776/ Oil city. Metropolitan. Diversity. Culture. Route 66. History. Just a few of the adjectives that comes to mind when thinking about the great city of Tulsa Oklahoma. Known for its wild Tornadoes, the state of Oklahoma has a lot going for it and much of that is found in Tulsa. Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/from-burgers-to-baseball-spending-72-hours-in-tulsa-oklahoma/776/ Tulsa Turns To A Silo-Busting Park To Promote Community http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-turns-to-a-silo-busting-park-to-promote-community/777/ Forbes: A decade-long effort to assemble 100 acres and design and build a grand public park came to fruition this month when Tulsa opened Gathering Place. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-turns-to-a-silo-busting-park-to-promote-community/777/ Tulsa's Restaurant Scene Just Got Even Better http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-s-restaurant-scene-just-got-even-better/775/ St. Louis hot shot Kevin Nashan just opened Peacemaker Lobster and Crab in the bourgeoning food city. Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-s-restaurant-scene-just-got-even-better/775/ Transforming Tulsa, Starting With a Park http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/transforming-tulsa-starting-with-a-park/774/ Though he had never set foot in Tulsa, landscape architect Michael Van Valkenburgh was coaxed to a flat, ho-hum stretch of land overlooking the Arkansas River by the billionaire philanthropist George B. Kaiser, who was bent on building a park. Fri, 10 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/transforming-tulsa-starting-with-a-park/774/ Leadership opportunities have increased for women in athletic departments http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/leadership-opportunities-have-increased-for-women-in-athletic-departments/772/ -but there's still a way to go. From Emily Barkley at Union High School, to Dale McNamara at the University of Tulsa, to Courtney Jones at OSU, to Patti Phillips at Women Leaders in College Sports, women continue to excel and make an impact in the world of sports. Fri, 10 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/leadership-opportunities-have-increased-for-women-in-athletic-departments/772/ Tulsa FMAC launches regional creativity database http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-fmac-launches-regional-creativity-database/771/ (TULSA, Okla.) – The Tulsa Office of Film, Music, Arts & Culture (Tulsa FMAC) has launched the Tulsa Creativity Database, a searchable online platform showcasing the region’s creativity resources, including locations for use by filmmakers. Thu, 21 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-fmac-launches-regional-creativity-database/771/ City finalizes deal with USA BMX to bring headquarters, indoor arena to site northeast of downtown http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/city-finalizes-deal-with-usa-bmx-to-bring-headquarters-indoor-arena-to-site-northeast-of-downtown/773/ USA BMX has signed a 30-year agreement with the city of Tulsa to build its new headquarters, museum and hall of fame, and indoor arena at the Evans-Fintube site northeast of downtown. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/city-finalizes-deal-with-usa-bmx-to-bring-headquarters-indoor-arena-to-site-northeast-of-downtown/773/ Lucky You! http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/lucky-you-/770/ Check out the four-page Saint Francis Tulsa Tough feature in Oklahoma Sports and Fitness May/June issue! Mon, 14 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/lucky-you-/770/ Greco-Roman World Team Trials set for Tulsa, Okla., June 21-22, alongside Junior National Duals http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/greco-roman-world-team-trials-set-for-tulsa-okla-june-21-22-alongside-junior-national-duals/769/ USA Wrestling has announced that it has awarded the 2018 Senior Greco-Roman World Team Trials to Tulsa, Okla., where the event will be hosted at Cox Business Center, June 21-22. Also new this year is the Women’s National Duals, which features state-level high school girls teams. Tue, 01 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/greco-roman-world-team-trials-set-for-tulsa-okla-june-21-22-alongside-junior-national-duals/769/ Roughneck Roller Derby Double Header http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/roughneck-roller-derby-double-header/768/ Broken Arrow, OK- Roughneck Roller Derby vs two teams from Louisiana in our second home bout of the season. Don't miss this family friendly hard hittting fun! Doors open at 4:30. Mon, 30 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/roughneck-roller-derby-double-header/768/ Via Airlines Announces Nonstop Austin - Tulsa Service http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/via-airlines-announces-nonstop-austin---tulsa-service/767/ TULSA,OK – February 9, 2018 – Via Airlines announced today new non-stop flights from Austin, Texas to Tulsa. Fri, 09 Feb 2018 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/via-airlines-announces-nonstop-austin---tulsa-service/767/ Frontier Announces Nonstop Service to Two New Cities from TUL http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/frontier-announces-nonstop-service-to-two-new-cities-from-tul/766/ TULSA, OK – Low fare carrier, Frontier Airlines, announced two new, non-stop destinations from Tulsa. Starting April 10, Frontier will offer the only non-stop service to the Bay area with flights to San Jose, Calif. (SJC) and the only non-stop flights to Washington-Dulles (IAD). Thu, 01 Feb 2018 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/frontier-announces-nonstop-service-to-two-new-cities-from-tul/766/ Could a 10,000-seat outdoor stadium be built downtown? http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/could-a-10-000-seat-outdoor-stadium-be-built-downtown-/765/ As it stands now, the city can't attract exhibition Major League Soccer or U.S. national games because it does not have a proper venue. VisitTulsa, Stadium Trust consider downtown site. Thu, 04 Jan 2018 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/could-a-10-000-seat-outdoor-stadium-be-built-downtown-/765/ Tulsa's Burn Co Barbecue Featured in Southern Living http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-s-burn-co-barbecue-featured-in-southern-living/764/ Southern Living's "The Great American Barbecue Bucket List" lists fifty barbecue spots worth road tripping for, with Burn Co Barbecue making the list as Oklahoma's bucket list item. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-s-burn-co-barbecue-featured-in-southern-living/764/ Around the Block: Tulsa by the District http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/around-the-block-tulsa-by-the-district/763/ Tulsa offers plenty of walkable districts worth the exploration, from historic staples to newer innovations. Plan a day trip or a full weekend spent visiting local arts, entertainment, dining and nightlife options with the help of this guide to Tulsa’s most unique districts. Mon, 05 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/around-the-block-tulsa-by-the-district/763/ Tulsa selected to host March Madness in 2019 http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-selected-to-host-march-madness-in-2019/762/ With the NCAA’s announcement that Tulsa will again host the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament, please see the following quotes from Chamber staff and community partners. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-selected-to-host-march-madness-in-2019/762/ Outlook: From arts to the parks, Tulsa has lots to offer http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/outlook-from-arts-to-the-parks-tulsa-has-lots-to-offer/760/ This burgeoning city has everything at your fingertips from nightlife to the arts to the hottest concerts to quiet tree-lined streets and big city bustle combined with a revitalized downtown area and the friendliest people. It’s cosmopolitan but with a small-town feel. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/outlook-from-arts-to-the-parks-tulsa-has-lots-to-offer/760/ Outlook: 10 Tulsa-area must-see attractions http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/outlook-10-tulsa-area-must-see-attractions/757/ Tulsa has something for everyone from opera to ballet, casinos to sports, top concerts to museums to opera and much more. Here are some of the must-see attractions. Sun, 26 Feb 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/outlook-10-tulsa-area-must-see-attractions/757/ Tulsa Race Riot Centennial Commission announced http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-race-riot-centennial-commission-announced/755/ The panel will set the template for 2021's anniversary events. Sat, 25 Feb 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-race-riot-centennial-commission-announced/755/ Group aims to honor Tulsa race riot victims, build economy http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/group-aims-to-honor-tulsa-race-riot-victims-build-economy/756/ TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A new commission aims to tell the story of 300 black residents of Tulsa who died during one of the worst race riots in American history and to act as a catalyst to drive new businesses to the Oklahoma city, the group's leaders said Friday. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/group-aims-to-honor-tulsa-race-riot-victims-build-economy/756/ Hanson to headline Tulsa showcase at South by Southwest in Texas http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/hanson-to-headline-tulsa-showcase-at-south-by-southwest-in-texas/747/ A showcase of Tulsa talent will head south to represent the city at the annual South by Southwest Conference and Festival in Austin next month. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/hanson-to-headline-tulsa-showcase-at-south-by-southwest-in-texas/747/ Pat Crofts: Tulsa poised to become tourism destination http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/pat-crofts-tulsa-poised-to-become-tourism-destination/761/ In just a few short months and 1.2 million square feet of construction — one of the largest building projects in our state’s history – will be complete. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/pat-crofts-tulsa-poised-to-become-tourism-destination/761/ Tulsans offer suggestions for Route 66 attractions on west side of historic 11th Street Bridge http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsans-offer-suggestions-for-route-66-attractions-on-west-side-of-historic-11th-street-bridge/758/ Tulsans gather to discuss ideas for land on river’s west bank. Wed, 25 Jan 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsans-offer-suggestions-for-route-66-attractions-on-west-side-of-historic-11th-street-bridge/758/ Oklahoma musicians to showcase talent at Folk Alliance International conference http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/oklahoma-musicians-to-showcase-talent-at-folk-alliance-international-conference/748/ More than 30 musicians from across Oklahoma will head north to show off their talent at the Folk Alliance International conference in Kansas City next month. Sun, 15 Jan 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/oklahoma-musicians-to-showcase-talent-at-folk-alliance-international-conference/748/