Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Oklahoma City is OK


Two downtown stadiums (including one for a triple A baseball team), a riverwalk, bike paths, and a coming street car system. What can ABQ learn from Oklahoma City? The Tea Party and the Rio Grande Foundation aren't going to like what super Red Oklahoma City has done. But those either thinking of exiting ABQ or coming to ABQ might...

3 comments:

Tim said...

Did you go to the luncheon by chance? I liked that the mayor of OKC was very candid and admitted that it took a disaster for their city to rally together behind a vision and purpose. Here we sit with mountains, a large research institution, as well as arts and unique culture and we have little vision. I'm kinda diggin where Mayor Barry is leading us, though. Now if we can just change the makeup of the City Council...

Michelle said...

A really great place, I remember a place like this in Macau that is called gondola, where you will ride a boat and the driver will serenade you with an opera kind of song. Really refreshing, wish to visit this place too. However, you can fine Albuquerque accommodations here.

Mychele Hillary said...

I just returned from my former and longtime home, San Antonio, and was a bit wistful that we don't have the kind of energetic and booming downtown that they do (even in their economic slump). I don't exactly propose restaurants along the Bosque, though it would be nice of at least one of them had a view of the river.
I just plain miss water I guess.