WesTen has History

A historical resident of the WesTen District recently had a movie released on Netflix—Montford Johnson, The Chickasaw Rancher. Johnson was a well-known and respected entrepreneur and cattleman who had a…

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WesTen has History: Council Grove

Council Grove in WesTen is an approximately three-square mile area (between NW 8th & NW 36th/Lake Overholser and Ann Arbor) that was a grove of cottonwood, elm and oaks.  Initially…

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Interested in Creating a Bright Spot?

Bring some Christmas Cheer to a Senior in One of Our Neighborhood Nursing Homes Some of our seniors at the Windsor Hills Nursing Home, many without any family, would love to have a little…

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30 Years is Reason to Celebrate

Thirty years ago this month, Kenny Deese and his father, Earl, started a new family business—Allied Foam Fabricators. Their original location was next door to H & H Gun Range…

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WesTen Auction & Dinner Tue, Sep 14, 2021

We will be celebrating, eating, honoring some folks and shopping some fun, unique auction items. More details to come. A few individual tickets for $75 are still available. One example…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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