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Aloft Hotel Opens in Tulsa

Aloft Tulsa Delivers Style at a Steal to Savvy Travelers

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT), today announces the debut of its Aloft brand in Oklahoma with the opening of Aloft Tulsa. Owned by Anish Hotels Group and managed by LodgeWorks, L.P., this brand-new destination sensation features 136 spacious, open rooms, a tech-forward sensibility and a vibrant, social atmosphere.

Aloft Tulsa is ideally located in south Tulsa, home to the city's best shops, restaurants, entertainment and commerce. The stylish, new hotel is just a few blocks from the 71st Street shopping and dining district, Woodland Hills Mall, historic downtown Tulsa, Oral Roberts University and the concerts and sporting events at BOK Center. Also nearby are Hard Rock Casino, River Spirit Casino and Tulsa's scenic RiverWalk. Offering more than 1,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting space, Aloft Tulsa is convenient to the offices of Cox Communications, Metlife Insura…

Modern Tulsa Kicks Off Holidays with Mod of the Moment

Get your holiday season started right with the first of two Mod of the Moment events, sponsored by Modern Tulsa and the Tulsa Foundation for Architecture.

First up is this ultra mod 4,300 square foot home designed in 1959 by Tulsa architect Gene Starr. It is located near Utica Square and will be auctioned December 16, 2010. Talk about the perfect Christmas gift!

Mod of the Moment
November 30, 2010
2829 S Victor, Tulsa, OK
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Mod of the Moment open house will be Tuesday, November 30th from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm and is free to attend. Don't miss this unique opportunity to bask in the Rat Pack-ambiance of this unique Tulsa home!




Great New Look for Cheap Motels

A couple of months ago we shared a news release from Motel 6 about their new prototype room designs. This new modern look was being applied to rooms in new construction as well as Motel 6 makeovers. This also coincides with the company's green initiative. In October 2009 the first LEED-certified economy hotel in the US opened in Nortlake, Texas.

The project is code named "Phoenix" and includes sustainable features like the use of technologically-advanced heating and cooling systems, native landscaping with drought-resistant plants, thermal solar water heating, flooring made from 80% post-consumer recycled material and a Fluorescent Light Bulb and Battery Recycling Program.

Accor North America, the parent company of Motel 6, says...
Since its introduction in March 2008, the award-winning Motel 6 “Phoenix” room design has been incorporated into more than 70 of Motel 6’s existing corporate-owned and franchised locations in more than 20 U.S. markets. Guestroom features inc…

Lushpad: the Modern Marketplace

Need some extra Christmas cash?

Consider selling your surplus furnishings or accessories on LushPad, the modern marketplace.

Unlike eBay, you'll find nothing but cool retro hardware for mod living on Lushpad.com. And for a limited time you can list you modern classics on LushPad for free. It's easy- just enter SAARINEN when you list your items.



Lushpad gives you access to a large audience of qualified buyers specifically looking for new and used contemporary and mid-century modern furniture and fine art.  List items under $250 and wanted ads for free all the time. Plus, there are no commissions or back-end fees on your sold items. One fee. No hassles.

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