A Scavenger Hunt in WesTen

The following is an article published by the OKC Chamber of Commerce for #ShopSmallforOKC, written by Laura Nance. Robin Jones, director of the WesTen District, thinks exploring the district is like an adult scavenger hunt—finding hidden gems and a few surprises, like her recent discovery of Cottonwood Creek Ranch, a 25-acre facility that develops world champion Morgan…

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Specialty Craft Soda in WesTen

A new WesTen Bright Spot had its start in Bricktown when Michael Crowder, Michael Noonan, and Patrick Krencicki, while working at Bricktown Brewery, came together to create an alcoholic soda to put on tap and sell at the restaurant.  That project shifted and to starting OKC Soda Co. with a unique flavor menu of non-alcoholic…

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Brewers Union Transition to…..

Brewers Union (BU) began as a brewery incubator in 2017 at 520 N Meridian in the WesTen District.  This business model was a response to legislation passed in 2016 that allowed Oklahoma breweries to sell their products in a taproom.  Elk Valley Brewing Co. (Midtown), Vanessa House Beer Co. (Automobile Alley), and Angry Scotsman Brewing…

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Kommando Kilts in WesTen

Just saying the name of this unique business is a Bright Spot for us! The Dealy Express family of companies (Kommando Kilts, Renboots, and Hide Junkie) is a small specialty apparel retailer that focuses on high quality, one- of- a- kind leather footwear and product for Medieval and Renaissance festivals across the country and they…

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