VisitTulsa Articles http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/ Recent Articles - In The News Sat, 22 Sep 2018 03:21:03 GMT 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/ 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/ 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 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/ Tulsa World editorial: OKPOP museum headed across the street from the Cain's Ballroom http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-world-editorial-okpop-museum-headed-across-the-street-from-the-cain-s-ballroom/750/ The popular culture museum to be across the street from Cain’s Ballroom Fri, 23 Dec 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-world-editorial-okpop-museum-headed-across-the-street-from-the-cain-s-ballroom/750/ Pop culture: Panel to feature Native Americans in pop culture, Standing Rock documentary http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/pop-culture-panel-to-feature-native-americans-in-pop-culture-standing-rock-documentary/749/ 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 http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/pop-culture-panel-to-feature-native-americans-in-pop-culture-standing-rock-documentary/749/ Bob Dylan Archive to be featured on 'CBS Sunday Morning' http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/bob-dylan-archive-to-be-featured-on-cbs-sunday-morning-/754/ 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 http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/bob-dylan-archive-to-be-featured-on-cbs-sunday-morning-/754/ Music Livin' on the edge: Music panel with Hanson ends on an Aerosmith note http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/music-livin-on-the-edge-music-panel-with-hanson-ends-on-an-aerosmith-note/751/ The Tulsa band took part in a behind-the-music session with producer Mark Hudson Wed, 16 Nov 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/music-livin-on-the-edge-music-panel-with-hanson-ends-on-an-aerosmith-note/751/ August at Cox Business Center is Too Hot to Handle http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/august-at-cox-business-center-is-too-hot-to-handle/745/ 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 http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/august-at-cox-business-center-is-too-hot-to-handle/745/ Drillers Coming Home from Brief 4-Day Homestand http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/drillers-coming-home-from-brief-4-day-homestand/744/ 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 http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/drillers-coming-home-from-brief-4-day-homestand/744/ Tulsa to host four-day Route 66 music and film festival in September http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-to-host-four-day-route-66-music-and-film-festival-in-september/752/ 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 http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-to-host-four-day-route-66-music-and-film-festival-in-september/752/ Rejuvenated downtown: Tulsa's hub ready for return of retail http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/rejuvenated-downtown-tulsa-s-hub-ready-for-return-of-retail/759/ More retail on way as area bustles Sun, 20 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/rejuvenated-downtown-tulsa-s-hub-ready-for-return-of-retail/759/ 20 Reasons Tulsa Is Actually A Happening City http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/20-reasons-tulsa-is-actually-a-happening-city/743/ Don't miss the best of the best in good ol' T-Town. Fri, 20 Nov 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/20-reasons-tulsa-is-actually-a-happening-city/743/ With Faith of Investors, Downtown Tulsa Reawakens http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/with-faith-of-investors-downtown-tulsa-reawakens/740/ 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 http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/with-faith-of-investors-downtown-tulsa-reawakens/740/ Tulsa wins Best for Hospitality and Charm http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-wins-best-for-hospitality-and-charm/738/ 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 http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-wins-best-for-hospitality-and-charm/738/ Guthrie Green sets date for third annual Glow on the Green http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/guthrie-green-sets-date-for-third-annual-glow-on-the-green/737/ Guthrie Green announced the third annual Glow on the Green will be held Nov. 30. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/guthrie-green-sets-date-for-third-annual-glow-on-the-green/737/ Wizard World Comic Con comes to Tulsa http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/wizard-world-comic-con-comes-to-tulsa/735/ VisitTulsa welcomes inaugural Wizard World Tulsa Comic Con, Nov. 7-9 at Cox Business Center. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/wizard-world-comic-con-comes-to-tulsa/735/ 2014 Linde Oktoberfest returns to Tulsa http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/2014-linde-oktoberfest-returns-to-tulsa/733/ The 2014 Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa kicks off this week with Corporate Night on Wednesday, Oct. 15 and public activities Thursday, Oct. 16 through Sunday, Oct. 19 at River West Festival Park. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/2014-linde-oktoberfest-returns-to-tulsa/733/