Midwest City Beacon Business

Midwest City going ‘Dutch’

Oregon coffee shop chain opening location on SE 15th By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon A popular West Coast drive-thru coffee chain is coming to Midwest City. Dutch Bros Coffee plans to open a location at 5916 SE 15th St., near SE 15th St. and Warren Dr. It will be the Oregon-based company’s first location…

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Midwest City Warren Theatre facing foreclosure

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon The Warren Theatre in Midwest City is in financial straits less than a year after opening. Arvest Bank is seeking to foreclose on the theatre due to unpaid debts and several liens related to construction of the building. The Arkansas-based bank, which provided financing for the movie complex, filed…

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Billy Sims Burger coming to Midwest City

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon A popular restaurant chain is bringing a different flavor to Midwest City. The owners of the Billy Sims Barbecue are opening a new concept called Billy Sims Burger. The fast food burger joint will be located at 6825 SE 29th St. Business partners Jeff Jackson and Billy Sims had…

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Century Martial Arts fights through pandemic

Midwest City company uses Department of Commerce grant to expand line of punching bags and custom products By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor The coronavirus pandemic has challenged even the most flexible of businesses. Century Marital Arts can attest to that. As the virus spread in the U.S. and demand for martial arts gear slowed, the…

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New businesses headed to Del City

By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor A few new businesses are coming to Del City. Starbucks is nearing completion of a new store near Sooner Rd. and Tinker Diagonal, while an eye care center and dialysis facility are both on the horizon, according to city officials. The new Starbucks will be in the parking lot of…

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Scooter’s Coffee coming to Midwest City

By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor A new coffee shop is coming to Midwest City. Scooter’s Coffee is opening a drive-thru location at 1865 S. Douglas Blvd., in the parking lot between Henry Hudson’s and S&B’s Burger Joint. “Scooter’s Coffee was born in the Midwest, so Oklahoma in general was a natural fit to continue our…

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New commercial development bringing retro feel to Midwest City

Center Marketplace lines up Nashbird, Baked Bear, Smoothie King and Pearle Vision Midwest City continues to see commercial development along SE 15th Street. Developers and city leaders recently broke ground on Center Marketplace, a multi-tenant shopping center at the southeast corner of SE 14th Street and Warren Drive, across the street from the Sooner Shopping…

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Midwest City offers grant program for small businesses impacted by COVID-19

Midwest City Memorial Hospital Authority, Board of Grantors Approve 2020 COVID-19 Small Business Relief Program The Midwest City Memorial Hospital Authority and its Board of Grantors this week both unanimously approved a plan to offer limited cash grants to Midwest City businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Grantees may receive from $1500 to $4000 based…

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AT&T gives boost to Mid-Del Food Pantry

Telecommunications company donates $2,121 to help during COVID-19 pandemic By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor Companies across the state are stepping up their efforts help those in need during the coronavirus pandemic. AT&T Oklahoma did just that last week. The telecommunications company, in conjunction with the Oklahoma Business Roundtable, last Friday provided a check for $2,121…

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