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Tulsa’s Mother Road Market is adding a miniature golf course

Tulsa’s Mother Road Market is adding a miniature golf course

From staff reports

Here are the latest announcements of businesses that have opened, are about to open, or have closed in metro Tulsa.

MINI GOLF OPENINGS at Mother Road Market

Mother Road Market has announced the grand opening of a new miniature golf course, Putt 66, located in the market’s “Tulsa’s Best Patio” area at 11th Street and Lewis Avenue.

The course highlights Route 66 landmarks such as the Blue Whale, Cadillac Ranch, Pops 66 bottle, Santa Monica Pier, Blue Swallow Motel and more.

“This course provides a family-friendly attraction to the patio while celebrating the history of Route 66,” said Brian Paschal, CEO of the Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation. “We’re excited for people to enjoy the course while exploring a miniature version of the Mother Road.”

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Putt 66’s grand opening took place on Saturday.

The cost of the game will be $5 per person. The course will be open during Mamei Road Market opening hours: 11:00am to 9:00pm Tuesday to Sunday.

For more information, visit motherroadmarket.com or facebook.com/motherroadmarket.

Barbee Cookies is moving downtown to Jenks Mall

Barbee Cookies, founded by former teacher Kat Graham, announced it is moving from its downtown store to the Tulsa Premium Outlets in Jenks, set to open Aug. 15.

“This move marks an exciting new chapter as the beloved bakery enters its 15th year in business,” according to a press release.

The new store is slated to open in the outlet mall in August and “will offer the same delicious gourmet pastries along with an exciting in-store partnership with Topeca Coffee,” the release said.

“Next month we will begin our 15th year in business, and what better way to begin celebrating our longevity and growth than with a new store in the beautiful Tulsa Premium Outlets at Jenks,” Graham said in the release.

“Since the birth of Barbee Cookies in 2010, the goal has been to expand. Jenks is the perfect town to grow up in and celebrate life. We look forward to meeting wonderful people, contributing and serving Jenks families, businesses, churches and organizations, as well as customers visiting from neighboring cities and states,” she said.

New restaurants, stores planned in Owasso

Five Guys, Smoothie King, Taco Casa and other chains are slated to fill the retail space currently under construction at the corner of 96th Street North and Garnett Road.

Ongoing developments, led by The Criterion Fund, will bring an additional $10.9 million in restaurant and retail storefronts to the 3.4-acre property by early 2025.

Smith Farm Marketplace’s recent westward expansion along the high-traffic intersection allowed Criterion to bring more dining and shopping options to the area — a request that Braden Cheek, principal co-founder of the local real estate firm, he recognized her.

“The first domino fell, and now the national retailers are saying, ‘OK, Owasso is working.’ This works. We must go in,” and you see it; now the interest is there,” Cheek said.

The first domino—the opening of Andy’s Frozen Custard in October 2022—eventually paved the way for neighboring grocery chains such as Dunkin’, CAVA, Chipotle, Salad and Go, Pickleman’s and Hawaiian Bros Island Grill to open their doors to along the corridor. last year.

It also promoted businesses such as Floyd’s Barbershop and Supplement Superstore to open in the same burgeoning location.

Opening of a new swimming school in BA

BROKEN ARROW — Savvy Swimmers and its sister brand, Scuba Savvy, will hold a grand opening from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 29.

Located at 2000 E. Albany (61st) St., across from Broken Arrow High School, the 8,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility “is poised to revolutionize swimming and scuba education in Oklahoma,” a news release said. the release says.

The swimming school offers lessons for children from the age of 2 months.

“From introductory kids to advanced lessons, our team of dedicated instructors are committed to nurturing each child’s aquatic journey. In addition, Scuba Savvy will use the same facility for its outstanding diving training, providing a comprehensive aquatic education experience under one roof,” the statement said.

The Savvy brand, founded by Chadwick Bailey, started in Tulsa in March 2016.

CLOSING The GOAT bar is closing after the owner was accused of sexual assault

A downtown restaurant has closed for good after multiple sexual assault charges were filed against one of its owners.

A man inside The GOAT Bar and Kitchen said Monday it will not reopen. The windows of the restaurant were covered, but the furniture was still on the terrace. His Facebook and Instagram accounts were operational, although no one had posted on them recently.

GOAT co-owner Nabil Alame was indicted and arrested in April on allegations that he sexually assaulted multiple female employees, the Tulsa Police Department reported.

Prosecutors with the Tulsa County District Attorney’s Office charged Alame with three counts of first-degree rape with an instrument; three counts of preparing, distributing or exhibiting obscene material; and two counts of sexual assault, court records show. He was released from the Tulsa County Jail on $350,000 bond on April 15, according to court records.

Alame entered a not guilty plea, and a preliminary hearing is set for Aug. 5, according to court records.

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Business owners who would like to announce openings or closings that would be of interest to the Tulsa metro area can email [email protected].