A Tulsa institution since 1947, Steve’s Sundry, Books & Magazines at 2612 S. Harvard Ave. announced that it would close on this day in 2013.
Owner Joanie Stephenson said she kept the business going but, a poor economy and the popularity of electronic books forced the decision.
Her father-in-law, Steve Stephenson, who died in 2011, was the original owner. Steve’s was one of Tulsa’s few remaining independent stores and a favorite place for authors to sign books. It featured a soda fountain and lunch counter.
Here's our list of places that made Tulsa unique at one time, but only exist in our memories; Steve's Sundry included: