Applications Now Open for 2015 KWMS Facade Grants

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We’re proud to announce the second year of the KWMS Façade Grant Program. Applications are now open!

If you’re interested in applying for a façade grant, download the application packet which includes the program details and rules. Applications are due Friday, February 27, 2015. KWMS will notify grant winners no later than March 31.

Kendall Whittier Art Festival 2014

Kendall Whittier Art Festival
We are sad to announce that the 2014 Kendall Whittier Art Festival has been CANCELED due to inclement weather.

Taste of Kendall Whittier, September 16

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Tuesday, September 16
Check-in 5:30 | Trolleys 6:00-8:00pm | Dessert & Prizes 8:00-9:00pm
Marshall Brewing Company, 618 S Wheeling  (map)

Discover the delicious tastes of Kendall Whittier on a trolley-led restaurant crawl! You’ll find hidden gems that will quickly become a favorite lunch spot or go-to dinner option before a movie at the Circle Cinema.

The crawl starts (with appetizers) and ends (with desserts) at Marshall Brewing Company. In between, our fleet of trolleys will take you out to more than half a dozen stops in Kendall Whittier, including the Kendall Whittier Community GROW Garden.

Tickets for this unique experience are $30, which includes all food, beverages, and entertainment. Taste of Kendall Whittier will also feature a silent auction and wine pull.

All proceeds benefit three Kendall Whittier non-profits: Circle Cinema Foundation, Kendall Whittier, Inc., and Kendall Whittier Main Street.

Sponsored by the George Kaiser Family Foundation and the Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation.

Announcing KWMS Beautification Micro-Grants

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Kendall Whittier Main Street offers a new micro-grant program that will make a BIG impact on beautification throughout the district!

>> More information and application packet

Eat Eight in Kendall Whittier through April 4

Eat Eight in Kendall Whittier

In celebration of college basketball and great food, Kendall Whittier Main Street announces an “Eat Eight” promotion to encourage Tulsa area residents to dine in the Kendall Whittier neighborhood between Friday, March 7 and Friday, April 4. The promotion culminates with an $800 raffle drawing.

Pick up a raffle entry form at one of the eight participating restaurants, at the Circle Cinema, 10 South Lewis, or download the raffle entry form.

The eight participating Kendall Whittier restaurants are:

918 Coffee 2446 East 11th Street
Cancun International Restaurant 705 South Lewis
Capp’s BBQ 2604 East 11th Street
Dena’s Lebanese Cuisine 2615 East 11th Street
Freddie’s Hamburgers 802 South Lewis
Maxxwell’s Restaurant 2636 East 11th Street
Moe’s QuickMart & Grill 547 South Lewis
Pancho Anaya Bakery 2420 East Admiral Boulevard

Eat at each participating restaurant and get a stamp on your raffle entry form. Once you have all eight stamps, return the completed form to KWMS to be entered in a raffle. Drop off your raffle entry at the Circle Cinema, email it to, or mail it to KWMS, 2308 East Admiral Boulevard, Tulsa OK 74110.

The winner of the raffle will receive an $800 prize, which will be announced at the K-Dub Food Truck Festival on April 5. The festival will take place from noon to 5:00pm at Admiral & Lewis in Whittier Square.

Get out there and Eat Eight in Kendall Whittier!

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Rolling Out The Red Carpet Masquerade Gala, February 25



Patrons of this masquerade fundraising gala will enjoy delicious food and beverages, live music, and a red carpet experience – complete with a limousine dropping you off on the red carpet to waiting paparazzi!

We’ll award a prize for Best Mask of the evening, but if you don’t have a mask, we’ll provide one for you! Our emcee for the evening is District 4 City Councilor Blake Ewing.

Tickets are $75. Proceeds benefit Circle Cinema Foundation, Kendall Whittier, Inc., and Kendall Whittier Main Street. Purchase tickets online or call the Circle Cinema at 918-585-3456.

Sponsored by the George Kaiser Family Foundation and the Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation.

Shop Small in Kendall Whittier Nov 30


They’re the corner stores that create jobs. The small businesses that help build our economy. And the mom and pop shops whose very presence makes a neighborhood, your neighborhood.

Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country. Founded by American Express in 2010, this day is celebrated every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving.

This year, Small Business Saturday is on November 30th and we want you to Shop Small in Kendall Whittier. Below is an easy guide to the great places in the area that you can support with your dollars.


Business Address Products/Services Hours on
Nov 30th
918 Coffee 2446 E. 11th St. Coffee shop, pastries, sandwiches 6:00am to midnight
Cancun International Restaurant 705 S Lewis Serving Mexican dishes since 1993 10:00am to 9:00pm
Circle Cinema 10 S. Lewis Tulsa’s historic movie theater, gift certificates/merchandise available
Dena’s Lebanese Cuisine 2615 E. 11th St Lebanese restaurant 11:00am to 3:00pm
Fab Lab 710 S. Lewis Innovation/fabrication laboratory,
gift memberships available
11:00am to 6:00pm
Freddie’s 802 S. Lewis Classic hamburger stand 10:00am to 3:00pm
Gaslite Liquor Store 202 S. Lewis Tulsa’s oldest liquor store, since 1959 10:00am to 9:00pm
Las Americas
Super Mercado
2118 E. 3rd St. Mexican market and restaurant 9:00am to 8:00pm
2636 E. 11th St. Classic American food 6:00am to 10:00pm
Moe’s QuickMart
& Grill
547 S. Lewis Delicious grill and market 11:00am to 6:00pm (grill)
Pancho Anaya Bakery 2420 E. Admiral Blvd. Fifth generation Mexican bakery 7:30am to 8:30pm
Perry’s Food Store 1005 S. Lewis Tulsa’s beloved meat market and grocery 9:00am to 6:30pm
Spa Maxx at the Campbell Hotel 2636 E. 11th St. Boutique hotel and full-service spa 10:00am to 7:00pm
Urban Furnishings 2306 E. Admiral Blvd. Contemporary furniture, art 11:00am to 5:00pm
Ziegler Art & Frame 6 N. Lewis Frames, custom framing, art, posters,
home décor, art supplies
9:00am to 4:00pm


Sofa | Art Takes Over Admiral Boulevard


Saturday, September 21, 5:00-9:00pm
Admiral Boulevard just west of Lewis

Urban Furnishings and Kendall Whittier Main Street invite you to Sofa|Art — a fun, funky little art event in historic Whittier Square.

We’ve asked Tulsa artists to transform second-hand upholstered furniture into works of art! The night of the event, we’ll close Admiral Boulevard for a street festival and display more than a dozen artistically upcycled sofas. There will be food available from the Smoke. On cherry street food truck, a selection of beer and wine from Elote Cafe & Catering, and live music from Rebecca Ungerman.

If you fall in love with one of the entries… buy it! We’ll conduct a silent auction throughout the evening so guests can bid on the sofa art. Proceeds from each sale go to the respective artists.

Participating artists include Joseph Buchanan, Lanette C. Clark, Lisa Regan, Janet Davie, Cynthia Brown, Mary Jane Porter, Tulsa Girls Art School, FURN, Clary Sage College, Undercroft Montessori, the Tulsa Fire Department, The McIntosh Group LLC, and more.

A panel of judges will score all entries and award a $500 cash prize to the Best in Show. Judges include Kathy Taylor, candidate for Tulsa mayor; Myra Block Kaiser, art curator and consultant; Cindy Williams, manager of public programming for Gilcrease Museum; and Marjorie Atwood, fine artist headquartered in Kendall Whittier.

Admission is free. Join us for this unique, artistic event in the K-Dub on Saturday, September 21!

New Video Highlighting Tulsa’s Main Street Programs

Fresh from the editing room, a new video about Tulsa’s two Main Street programs — Kendall Whittier Main Street and RedFork Main Street. Thank you to the City of Tulsa Communications Department for their work in filming and editing the video!

This six-minute video describes what Main Street programs do and how they benefit the City of Tulsa as a whole. Enjoy!

Sofa | Art event coming September 21

Sofa | Art

Urban Furnishings and Kendall Whittier Main Street invite artists to participate in Sofa|Art — a fun, funky little art event this Fall in historic Whittier Square.

[Call for Artists | Submit the Online Entry Form | Download Flyer]