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Lebanese Sisters Bring Middle Eastern Flavor to Norman

Shereen Hashem

April 27, 2017

An aroma of meats cooking and Middle Eastern pastries baking filled the air in the small takeout restaurant wedged between Sonic and 7-Eleven. Sisters Mediterranean Taste, located on the intersection of Chautauqua Avenue and Imhoff Road, is owned by sisters who are Lebanese immigrants. “When first...

Taiwanese Shop Owner Gets a Second Chance

The Cafe Oasis menu sits on the counter in front of the register.

Amina Switzer

March 31, 2017

The American dream doesn’t always work out perfectly on the first try. An Oklahoma City restaurant owner learned this the hard way; after immigrating to the United States, she took her lifelong love of poker too far and lost everything. PeiDi Tao came to the U.S. from Taiwan at 20 years old after...

Lindsey Street construction continues to plague local businesses

Daniel Johnston

March 29, 2017

Narveir Singn, a manager at India Village, says "It's very very hard to make money. Businesses next door and around us have all closed down." The City of Norman and the Oklahoma Department of Transportation describes the project as a revamping of the Highway 9 and Lindsey Street exits in the largest s...

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