Here’s a great way to get involved with Tulsa’s future development! We’re lucky, too, that both of these workshops are so close. The BOK Workshop is during the workday BUT the evening workshop being held at Greenwood Cultural Center should be doable for almost all of us!
Register Today! PLANiTULSA Workshops September 22 and 23
You’re invited to participate in one of two hands-on, city-wide workshops as a part of the City of Tulsa’s comprehensive planning process, PLANiTULSA. Working together in small groups of friends and neighbors, you’ll help create a vision of what you want for our city.
More on the workshop process? A description can be found on the registration page at PlaniTulsa.org .
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Not quite in Brady Heights but just across the Tisdale Expressway is the Fairview Mansion, also known as the Springer Mansion, at 585 W Fairview. The mansion will be part of an IRS Auction on September 11th, 2008.
I ran across this poster some time ago and I thought others in the neighborhood would benefit from reading it as well. I’d love to think of it as a kind of a “check list” as I live my life as a member of Brady Heights. I’m amazed by how many of these suggestions are already being put into action by the fantastic members of our community! Nine months into my residency here in Brady Heights and the generosity and hospitality of my neighbors continues to astound me!
How to Build Community
Turn off your TV – Leave your house – Know your neighbors
Look up when you are walking – Greet people – Sit on your stoop
Plant flowers – Use your library – Play together
Buy from local merchants – Share what you have – Help a dog
Take children to the park – Garden together – Support neighborhood schools
Fix it even if you didn’t break it – Have pot lucks – Honor elders
Pick up litter – Read stories aloud – Dance in the street
Talk to the mail carrier – Listen to the birds – Put up a swing
Help carry something heavy – Barter for your goods – Start a tradition
Ask a question – Hire young people for odd jobs – Organize a block party
Bake extra and share – Ask for help when you need it – Open your shades
Sing together – Share your skills – Take back the night
Turn up the music – Turn down the music – Listen before you react to anger
Mediate a conflict – Seek to understand
Learn from new and uncomfortable angles
Know that no one is silent though many are not heard – Work to change this
Now that so many more of you are discovering our blog, I’d like to encourage everyone to leave thoughts or suggestions in the comments. Also, if you have an event or announcement that you would like posted, please email me at marissa_at_feelingismutual.com. I’ll try my best to get it posted within the same day!
I’d also like to thank Blake Burkhart for all his diligent work in setting up the blog and incorporating it into our main website. He is a most awesome and patient individual, and I really appreciate all the time that he and his mom, Celina, donate to the enrichment of our community . Thanks Blake!
From Captain Richard Alexander:
I’m a captain on the Tulsa Police working on a research project through the University of Tulsa’s police leadership program (PEDAL). As part of this research, I’m conducting a brief survey on citizen receptiveness to alternative police responses. As stated in the survey, it does not represent the views of the City of Tulsa or the Tulsa Police Department. The survey is for research purposes only.
I would appreciate your assistance in forwarding this survey to Tulsa residents in your neighborhood. The survey will close to new responses on September 22.
Thank you for your time and assistance.
Make plans to attend this month’s neighborhood association meeting, Saturday, August 16th at 10am.
An update on the neighborhood directory, arts parkway and recent activities on North Denver, will be among the topics discussed.
The Brady Heights Neighborhood Association’s monthly meetings are held at Centenary United Methodist Church at the corner of Golden and North Denver. Please enter through the South door. A sitter is provided.