COVID-19 Small Business Response Q & A

Join us for a COVID-19 Small Business Response Q & A hosted by Councilor Jeannie Cue and the Tulsa Regional Chamber. Guest Speakers include Clay Holk, City of Tulsa Senior Policy Advisor, Rose Washington, Tulsa Economic Development Corporation (TEDC), and Christine Hamner, Route 66 Main Street Program. The event will take place through zoom and [...]

West Tulsa community forums to be held

TULSA – Route 66 Main Street announces it will hold two public forums for the West Tulsa community. The upcoming events will connect district stakeholders to those who have the tools to expand upon the visions of area residents and business owners. February 29, 2020 – 9 a.m. – Route 66 Historical Village, 3770 Southwest [...]

East Meets West: Roaring into 2020

Route 66 Main Street is ushering in a new decade of West Tulsa revitalization with its annual East Meets West fundraiser. The group will host the event Feb. 15 at the OSU Tandy Building on Southwest Boulevard. The evening will include dinner, dancing, cocktails and fun with emcee Tess Maune from KOTV! Cocktail hour begins [...]

2019 PatriotFest Grant Applications Open

TULSA – Organizers of PatriotFest have opened the application process for veterans’ groups to receive grants from the event’s 2019 proceeds. PatriotFest is held leading up to Memorial Day in Southwest Tulsa and is organized by Route 66 Main Street. It brings together thousands to celebrate brave Americans who have answered the call of duty. [...]

Riding the Rails along Route 66

In the Tulsa area, there are great companies all down Route 66, especially in our corridor. @bnsfrailway is one of those wonderful partners helping us aid the community, preserve and reinvest in the west side and show that the Oklahoma economy is barrelling forward on the track. Thanks to BNSF for taking folks in the [...]

Thank you BNSF Railway!

Shouting out a big THANK YOU to BNSF for the grant Route 66 Main Street received recently. The Cherokee Yard operated by BNSF occupies a major presence along our approximately 4.2 mile long corridor. A bit of trivia for the railway buffs out there: the Cherokee Switching Yard is known for its a "hump yard" [...]

26 Miles Across Tulsa…..

We toured Old Route 66, yesterday, as it crosses 26 miles of Tulsa, stopping at some interesting and great places along the way. Thank you to all the Route 66 Commission travelers who laughed and chatted along the way and a special thank you to all who welcomed us.

Forward Program for Entrepreneurs

Tulsa Route 66 Main Street and TEDC (with the support of Goodwill Industries of Tulsa and the City of Tulsa) will once again be providing the Forward Program for Entrepreneurs beginning April 30, 2019. This year, the Forward Program will feature two 4 week sessions designed for entrepreneurs who are interested in starting their own [...]