Best Western Plus is the newest addition the Norman HealthPlex campus in North Norman. Located off Interstate 35 at Tecumseh Road, Best Western Plus brings an additional 116 rooms to the Norman hotel market. Construction on the 4 story hotel began in October 2015 and the hotel opened for guests in the fall of 2016.
Apple Tree Chocolate, a new specialty chocolate shop, opened on Campus Corner in late December at 754 Asp Avenue. Owners Scotty and Ashley Jackson are local Normanites. Well-lit display cases are filled with treats including chocolates, candies, and candy-covered apples, all handmade in-house. The shop also features fair-trade, locally roasted coffee by Norman-based Mariposa Coffee.
For more information about Apple Tree Chocolate, visit their website:
Norman's first climbing gym opened this month on Washington Drive, just off North Flood and Interstate 35. The 12,000 square foot, climate controlled facility features multiple types of climbing including a bouldering area, top-roping, lead climbing, and auto belays. Climb UP also offers professional training by certified instructors and will host events such as climbing competitions, film nights, and outdoor climbing trips.
The Norman Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating the following businesses in Norman:
Wednesday, December 10th, 2014:
11:00AM Climb UP (2701 Washington Drive)
11:30AM Diversified Wealth Management of OK (2720 Washington Drive)
12:00PM Landmark Fine Homes (2740 Washington Drive)
Thursday, December 18th, 2014:
11:00AM Papa Murphy's Pizza (320 12th Ave SE)