Downtown Oklahoma City has become a hub of activity and entertainment, especially in the summer months.
Each year, more festivals and events are occurring downtown as Project 180 and other improvements continue to make the area pedestrian-friendly by providing more sidewalks, landscaping, bike accessibility and parking. The summer offers a multitude of events all over downtown, displaying a culturally diverse and historic city center.
The five-day deadCenter Film Festival opens Wednesday and will screen films all over downtown Oklahoma City. Not only does this festival illustrate improvements in Bricktown with Harkins Bricktown Cinemas, the Myriad Gardens with the Terrace Room and Great Lawn, and the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, it also highlights the local creativity and entrepreneurship in the film industry.
Restaurant Week started Monday and goes through Sunday. Residents can taste appetizers, entrées and desserts from restaurants all over the city. The Oklahoma City food culture has increased by leaps and bounds over the past several years. This event offers a cost-effective and fun means of trying new places and foods.
Read the full article here in the June 7th edition of The Journal Record.