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While food access improves in some parts of OKC, other areas still struggle with food deserts

The Oklahoman 23 Jul 2021
Pedro Rosales, 21, and his wife Leslie live about 4 miles from the heart of downtown Oklahoma City ... Nice launched a health task force devoted to addressing food insecurity after northeast Oklahoma City's last remaining full grocery store, a Smart Saver at NE 23 and Martin Luther King Avenue, closed in 2019.

'I'm very thankful for it': Christian nonprofit works to fill a need in NE OKC food desert

The Oklahoman 29 Mar 2020
Then, a grocery store in northeast Oklahoma City, the Smart Saver at 2001 NE 23, abruptly closed in August 2019 and Restore OKC leaders felt they had to expand their vision. Dodson said Ward 7 Oklahoma City Councilwoman Nikki Nice and the Oklahoma City Council helped Restore OKC ...

Mize: Oklahoma City symposium explores food insecurity in 73111

The Oklahoman 14 Dec 2019
Smart Saver is pictured at 2001 NE 23 in Oklahoma City ... at 2001 NE 23 in Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma City students aim for change through action civics projects

The Oklahoman 13 Dec 2019
Dozens of high school students from the Oklahoma City area gathered Thursday to discuss how to tackle community issues through policy goals ... Lateah Goldman and Jared Simmons, both seniors, presented research into the food desert of northeast Oklahoma City, which lost its only grocery store when Smart Saver closed this year.

Flowers bloom in a food desert, but it's still a desert; NE OKC Food Security Symposium is set

The Oklahoman 03 Dec 2019
Food security has to do with more than grocery stores — if not, the food desert in northeast Oklahoma City would appear to be greening up ... The ordinance is on the consent agenda at Tuesday's Oklahoma City Council meeting for a final hearing and consideration at the Jan.

Chicken-Fried News: Supermarket sweep

Oklahoma Gazette 27 Nov 2019
When the Smart Saver at 23rd Street and Martin Luther King Avenue closed in August, leaving the 73111 zip code without a grocery store, residents interviewed by NonDoc called the closing “frustrating,” “devastating,” “a complete loss” and “a bad situation for northeast Oklahoma ...

Free bus routes, extra food offered after Smart Saver closes in northeast Oklahoma City

The Oklahoman 07 Aug 2019
To help ease the blow of the Smart Saver grocery store in northeast Oklahoma City closing this week, community partners will provide free transportation services and extra food distribution to residents in need ... “This task force and others who have joined us have a heart for northeast Oklahoma City.

Eastside opportunity: Sudden closing of grocery could lead to other changes

The Oklahoman 06 Aug 2019
... owners of Buy For Less, Uptown Grocery, and Smart Saver, closed the only full service grocery in northeast Oklahoma City on Monday.

Video: Trisha Yearwood talks new album on 'Today,' to play autumn Oklahoma concert

The Oklahoman 21 Jun 2019
Monday-Friday and in Oklahoma City at Buy For Less and Smart Saver Stores ... Trisha Yearwood speaks to the media during a press conference at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Friday, July 14, 2017 ... Trisha Yearwood speaks to the media during a press conference at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Friday, July 14, 2017.
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