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Tulsa is a great place to visit. We call it home and invite you to enjoy our neighborhood and city. We live in Brady Heights, the oldest and gayest neighborhood in Tulsa in one of the historic districts. The neighborhood abuts downtown where you can walk to many restaurants, bars (gay and straight) plus museums, sports, music/concert venues and the Tulsa Gay Pride Center. Our totally restored 1909 Folk Victorian home is comfortable and well-appointed with a separate entrance for our guests to a completely private upstairs space.
Tulsa is a great place to visit. We call it home and invite you to enjoy our neighborhood and city. We live in Brady Heights, the oldest and gayest neighborhood in Tulsa in one of the historic districts. The neighborhood abuts downtown where you can walk to many restaurants, bars (gay and straight) plus museums, sports, music/concert venues and the Tuls...Read more
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From Dining and Drinking: There are dozens of restaurants, clubs, bars and cafes within an easy 3-8 block walk from here. There are too many places to list here so do an internet search for: Tulsa Brady Arts District, Tulsa Blue Dome District, Tulsa Deco District, Tulsa Greenwood District, Tulsa BOK Center, Tulsa East End District ~ these are all within walking distance from here.
Sports and Outdoor Activities
The Tulsa Drillers (Baseball) play at ONEOK Stadium a few blocks east and south of here at East Archer Street and North Elgin Avenue (Fireworks Friday is a great show from the pool area); the Tulsa Roughnecks (Soccer) also play there. The Tulsa Oilers (Hockey) also play there.
• Tulsa has a complete bicycle trail that covers the entire city (Riverside Trail is not to be missed) and suburban links along with hiking trails at Oxley Nature Center (at the Zoo) and at Turkey Mountain at West 61st Street and South Elwood Avenue.
• There are dozens of lakes that offer water-sports, fishing, boating, kayaking, and beaches. The closest are Zink Lake at East 25th and South Riverside Drive, Lake Yahola at the Zoo and Lake Keystone – a huge Army Corps of Engineers lake about 10 minutes west of Tulsa on Highway 412.
Museums, Arts and Entertainment
Just a few blocks away are the Hardesty Arts Center, The Philbrook Downtown Arts Center, The Woody Guthrie Museum, The Living Arts Studio, The Glass Shop - Glass Blowing Studio, The Guthrie Green (Regular Concerts, Shows, Farmers Market, Art Exhibits and Movies), the Tulsa Performing Arts Center with 4 theaters that have local and Broadway performances and the BOK Center with regular world class shows. Not to be missed is the “Center of the Universe”, midway on the Main Street Bridge between East Archer Street and East 1st Street - just north of the Jazz Hall of Fame. Over by the Ball Park is the Greenwood District where you will find the Greenwood Cultural Center which documents the 1921 Tulsa Race Riots and jazz greats from Tulsa. The First Friday of each month is the Brady Arts Crawl in the Brady Arts District and the First Thursday of each month is the OkEq Artist Opening at the Dennis R. Neill Equality Center.
• A short drive away is Gilcrease Museum (The largest collection of Remington Sculptures in the world and one of the best collections of western art in the world). Philbrook Museum with world class gardens plus permanent and traveling exhibits, Tulsa Garden Center and Tulsa Historical Society with the Tulsa Municipal Rose Gardens and the Linais Gardens
• A little further is the Tulsa Zoo, the Tulsa Air and Space Museum and Planetarium, the Oklahoma Aquarium, the Golden Driller and International Petroleum Exposition Building, Oral Roberts University Campus with its futuristic architecture and the Tulsa Port of Catoosa Museum - Tulsa is the westernmost inland port in the US.
• Tulsa has a very vibrant music scene and the nexus of it is just a few blocks from here. The Cain’s Ballroom at 500 North Main Street is the birthplace of Tulsa Swing music & a popular venue for many national and international artists; Sound Pony & Hunt Club are close by and almost every restaurant and bar downtown has a music night. Just check around in the windows of local restaurants & clubs for information on what’s coming up.
• There are several arts and theater groups and organizations in Tulsa: The Tulsa Symphony Orchestra with world class shows and guest conductors and entertainers, The Tulsa Ballet with a huge following and world renowned guest dancers and choreographers, The Tulsa Opera with shows ranging from the classics to modern opera, Tulsa also hosts LOOK – Light Opera Oklahoma with a myriad of shows but always fun and exciting Gilbert and Sullivan operas. ******** And the OLD LADY OF BRADY – The Brady Theater – Tulsa’s original Municipal Theater which hosts amazing national talents in an intimate cabaret style atmosphere. It is also a really cool 1920s architectural feature of the Brady Arts District with a beautiful Proscenium Arch.
• MOVIES: There are tons of movie theaters and a couple of IMAX theaters in Tulsa – all easy to find online. We have a library of over 100 DVD movies here at The Pink Dog Guest House. There is a list in the back of this packet; please let us know if you want to borrow (free) a movie before 5pm.
Historic Districts and Architecture
Tulsa has great architecture and strong homes. There are several Historic Districts in Tulsa to tour. The best information source is the Tulsa Preservation Commission’s website ******** The Brady Heights Historic District is the oldest intact neighborhood in Tulsa; other districts are: Maple Ridge, Yorktown, Gillette, Lortondale, Tracy Park and Owen Park.
• Downtown Tulsa has many great historic skyscrapers with amazing lobbies. It is worth spending an afternoon walking into the buildings and seeing the elaborate art deco, terra cotta and tile work that adorns many of the downtown building lobbies. There are regular tours scheduled through the Tulsa Preservation Commission and the Tulsa Foundation for Architecture.
The Funnest Gay Event in Tulsa is the Gay Pride Block Party in early June (******** with thousands of visitors from all over the region.
The best place to grab a cheap beer is the Tulsa Eagle on Sunday afternoon - a bunch of drunk cowboys having a beer bust event. The patio is wild late night with the leather boys and cigar social. Also, a great neighborhood bar is Renegades - don't miss Twisted Theater (******** Dance Dance Dance at Majestic (4 blocks away), the best dance bar. To see naked boys go to Area 18, Cruise at the Bamboo (oldest Gay Bar in Oklahoma)
From Dining and Drinking: There are dozens of restaurants, clubs, bars and cafes within an easy 3-8 block walk from here. There are too many places to list here so do an internet search for: Tulsa Brady Arts District, Tulsa Blue Dome District, Tulsa Deco District, Tulsa Greenwood District, Tulsa ...read more