Classic aptitude: Tulsan Trey Thaxton begins Greenwood Ave. model to mix type with substance | Life-style

The Greenwood Ave. brand has become a favorite of many for its mix of vintage flair with a keen eye on today’s fashion.

founder Trey Thaxton is the man behind this brand, and he’s sporting the classic BWS bomber at his 19&21 pop-up inside Mother Road Market. Look for the shop through mid-February.

Greenwood Ave. began in 2018 with T-shirts sporting logos from landmark businesses destroyed in the 1921 Massacre. “There’s more meaning than just looking cool,” Thaxton says. It’s the conversations and stories these designs ignite that’s really the goal, he says.

Since its inception, the clothing line has expanded to include sweatshirts, jackets and accessories for women and men. A children’s line might be in the future, he adds. He’s especially proud of a recent partnership with Legion cycling team and the brand’s expansion outside of Tulsa.

Thaxton originates the designs for Greenwood Ave., and the majority of the products are screen printed here in Tulsa.

“Whatever I touch or do has to have meaning,” he says. Take the shop — along with Greenwood Ave. brand items, Thaxton has mixed in products from other local, Black-owned companies. On the shelves today are candles from Subtle Home Co., barbecue sauce from Albert’s Gourmet Barbecue Sauce and Zela roll-on pain relief.

Thaxton hopes to open 19&21’s brick-and-mortar in the Greenwood District this year, which will give him even more opportunities to give back to the community. Right now, 10% of all Greenwood Ave. Sales go to north Tulsa community efforts. Recent recipients have included Oasis Fresh Market and Crossover Preparatory Academy. “For me it’s about uplifting other people,” he says.

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Date night with wife ambergris means getting a babysitter for their two children, grabbing some sushi and catching a movie at Cinemark Tulsa.



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the Rainbow cab design is one Thaxton’s favourite. The nostalgic logo was one of the first he put on Greenwood Ave. Clothing back in 2018.



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Thaxton loves to browse the sneaker selection at silhouette. Store owner Venita Cooper has carried Greenwood Ave. products from the beginning.

Pindustry, a brand new leisure venue, pins hopes on Greenwood Village redevelopment – The Denver Submit

A 54,500 square foot restaurant and bar opened in Greenwood Village on Sunday, marking the first new venture in the city’s recently established Arapahoe Entertainment District.

Pindustry is a two-story entertainment venue at 7939 E. Arapahoe Road that offers traditional bowling, duckpin bowling – a version of bowling that uses smaller pins and balls with no finger holes on a shorter lane – pinball and other arcade games, as well as Italian. offers -inspired dishes to share. It also has an outdoor beer garden and a 16,000 square foot roof terrace.

The Arapahoe Entertainment District was established by the city in late 2019 and is expected to include business, retail and entertainment developments between Syracuse Way and I-25 north of Arapahoe Road.

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The 54,500 square foot Pindustry Restaurant and Bar in Greenwood Village.

Centennial-based Kelmore Development, which has been developing along Arapahoe Road for 30 years, suggested the city of Pindustry to mimic similar concepts popping up across the country combining multiple categories of entertainment. The building in which it was developed was formerly Greenwood Automotive.

“We worked with the city early on to try to have our opinion on this,” said Kelmore owner Bob Koontz. “We’re only part of it, but we’re the first piece to be re-developed in the Arapahoe Entertainment District.”

Just a block from Fiddler’s Green Amphitheater, Pindustry hopes to serve as a venue before and after concerts, as well as putting on their own live music. It opens on weekdays at 4 p.m. and on weekends at 11 a.m. and only allows entry after 8 p.m. from 21 years of age

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The venue has pinball machines and other arcade games.

Pindustry has an 8,500-square-foot outdoor beer garden and will use the garage doors installed with the former auto repair shop to open up its indoor dining areas to the outside. The location can be reserved for private or semi-private events on the roof terrace or in the outdoor beer garden.

“This is of course the first prototype of a new concept and we hope it does well for this area and the entertainment project,” said Koontz. “If it goes well and is as unique as we think it is, it may be something we do elsewhere.”

Kelmore Development’s previous entertainment developments include Celebrity Lanes and Regal Theaters. It also operates on the stock exchange in Lowry’s Boulevard One retail complex, which has attracted Target and Clark’s Market as tenants. The company is developing this project with Denver-based Confluent Development.