The Oklahoman
By Brianna Bailey



Situated on a stretch of the historic Route 66, the section of NW 39 known as The Strip is an eclectic mix of gay bars and mechanic shops just off Interstate 44.

For decades, there hasn't been much going on during the daytime on this stretch of NW 39.

The 39th Street District Association, made up of local business owners and community members, is trying to change that, and hopes to lure new businesses to the area.

While there are bars, a car wash, a muffler shop and a few other assorted businesses on the block, there's no place to get coffee or shop during the day, said Ginger McGovern, secretary for the 39th Street District Association.

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