VisitTulsa Articles Recent Articles - In The News Tue, 14 Jul 2020 22:58:06 GMT Tulsa Turns To A Silo-Busting Park To Promote Community 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 Transforming Tulsa, Starting With a Park 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 City finalizes deal with USA BMX to bring headquarters, indoor arena to site northeast of downtown 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 Via Airlines Announces Nonstop Austin - Tulsa Service 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 Frontier Announces Nonstop Service to Two New Cities from TUL 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 Could a 10,000-seat outdoor stadium be built downtown? 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 Tulsa Race Riot Centennial Commission announced The panel will set the template for 2021's anniversary events. Sat, 25 Feb 2017 07:00:00 GMT Group aims to honor Tulsa race riot victims, build economy 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 Hanson to headline Tulsa showcase at South by Southwest in Texas 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 Pat Crofts: Tulsa poised to become tourism destination 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 Tulsans offer suggestions for Route 66 attractions on west side of historic 11th Street Bridge Tulsans gather to discuss ideas for land on river’s west bank. Wed, 25 Jan 2017 07:00:00 GMT Oklahoma musicians to showcase talent at Folk Alliance International conference 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 Tulsa World editorial: OKPOP museum headed across the street from the Cain's Ballroom The popular culture museum to be across the street from Cain’s Ballroom Fri, 23 Dec 2016 07:00:00 GMT Pop culture: Panel to feature Native Americans in pop culture, Standing Rock documentary Native American representation in pop culture will be the subject when the Tulsa Office of Film, Music Arts & Culture resumes its film mixer and panel series Wednesday, Dec. 14, at Circle Cinema, 10 S. Lewis Ave. Wed, 14 Dec 2016 07:00:00 GMT Bob Dylan Archive to be featured on 'CBS Sunday Morning' This week’s “CBS Sunday Morning” will feature a segment on the Bob Dylan Archive, which will make its home in Tulsa. Sun, 11 Dec 2016 07:00:00 GMT Music Livin' on the edge: Music panel with Hanson ends on an Aerosmith note The Tulsa band took part in a behind-the-music session with producer Mark Hudson Wed, 16 Nov 2016 07:00:00 GMT August at Cox Business Center is Too Hot to Handle Mark your calendars for the OK Reptile Expo coming up on August 6-7 from 10am - 3pm daily, at Cox Convention Center. There will be hundreds of snakes, lizards, turtles, and frogs for sale at 30%-60% off retail prices. Tue, 02 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT Drillers Coming Home from Brief 4-Day Homestand The Tulsa Drillers return to ONEOK Field for their fifth homestand of the year as they take on one of their North Division rivals in the Northwest Arkansas Naturals beginning Tuesday, June 7. Thu, 02 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT Tulsa to host four-day Route 66 music and film festival in September The first four-day Mother Road Revival Weekend will be September 8-11 and will feature film screenings, discussions, and concerts. Tue, 05 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT Rejuvenated downtown: Tulsa's hub ready for return of retail More retail on way as area bustles Sun, 20 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT 20 Reasons Tulsa Is Actually A Happening City Don't miss the best of the best in good ol' T-Town. Fri, 20 Nov 2015 07:00:00 GMT With Faith of Investors, Downtown Tulsa Reawakens On Nov. 11, the New York Times featured downtown Tulsa and the renaissance taking place. Largely attributed to private investment, they found the Tulsa region to be booming with excitement and becoming a premier tourist destination. Read the full story below. Wed, 31 Dec 2014 07:00:00 GMT Tulsa wins Best for Hospitality and Charm ConventionSouth recently announced winners of their 2014 Destination Showdown on Facebook and Tulsa made the list at the Best for Hospitality and Charm. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT Guthrie Green sets date for third annual Glow on the Green Guthrie Green announced the third annual Glow on the Green will be held Nov. 30. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT Wizard World Comic Con comes to Tulsa VisitTulsa welcomes inaugural Wizard World Tulsa Comic Con, Nov. 7-9 at Cox Business Center. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT