Golfing is a chief pastime here, with seven courses in town and several just beyond its borders. Broken Arrow has a traditional downtown commercial district, with local shops and restaurants. The downtown also boasts the Broken Arrow Historical Museum, the Broken Arrow Community Playhouse, and a spanking new performing arts center, which will host its inaugural concert Sept. 29.
Broken Arrow's hospital shut down a few years ago, and residents currently have to drive to Tulsa to reach the closest hospital. But construction began in March on a 96-bed hospital right in Broken Arrow. Plans for the development also include a medical office building and a retail center. --B.B.