Gorgeous parks, clean air and refreshing temperatures helped put OKC among the top top 10 cities for outdoor space.
Thanks to the beauty and progress it represents, OKC's Myriad Gardens have ranked among the best urban sanctuaries in the country.
The huge success of previous MAPS projects led to a vote in late 2009 that approved of a one-cent sales tax to pay for debt-free projects that improve our quality of life.
Kerr Park is nearing completion on enhancements intended to reinvigorate the space and bring people back to the area.
A former sand pit in northeast Oklahoma City will be reborn as a 400-acre public park this fall. About half of that area will be a lake that can be fished.
Oklahoma City will start the next decade with a new landscape as both MAPS 3-funded and private projects are completed.
Construction on the north portion of Scissortail Park is not quite at the halfway mark, but much visible progress is evident.
The Myriad Botanical Gardens is set to add a permanent ride in August between the park's children's garden and the Thunder Fountain.