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First Private Investment in Boathouse District Opens This Week

Bar K — a dog park with restaurant and bar — opens its third location and first in Oklahoma in the Boathouse District, making it the first private investment to open in the district.

Bar K, a two-and-a-half-acre dog park with 10,000-square feet of indoor play space, full bar, restaurant and event space, opens in the boathouse district Feb. 8, marking the first private investment in the district.

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The business now has three locations with the first in Kansas City, Missouri, which opened in 2018.

“We’ve had more than a million people come through our doors at our two locations, and probably around 600,000 dogs,” said Dave Hensley, co-founder and partner.  “We’ve seen a lot of dogs and a lot of people.” 

Rose Rock Development Partners and Pivot Project developed the project, built by Miller-Tippens Construction. Oklahoma artists created murals located on the exterior of the building.

“We’re thrilled that the success of Bar K has brought us to Oklahoma City — a thriving, growing, future-focused community,” said Leib Dodell, Bar K co-founder and partner. “We can’t wait to share the Bar K experience with all the people and pups of OKC.”

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