Councilor District 4
Councilor Blake Ewing joined the City Council in December of
2011. Ewing has lived in Tulsa for 21 years.
Ewing's family moved to Tulsa from Coweta when he was 12 years
old. His father, a Methodist pastor, moved the family so he could
serve at Will Rogers United Methodist Church. Councilor Ewing
attended Wilson Middle School and Nathan Hale High School. After
attending John Brown University in Arkansas and doing some
traveling, Ewing returned to Tulsa. It was then he met his wife,
Julie. They now have two young sons, Skyler and Scout.
Ewing is well-known for being a downtown entrepreneur and
restaurateur. At age 25, he opened Joe Momma's Pizza at 61st and
Highway 169. He now owns a new location of Joe Mamma's downtown,
The Max Retropub, Boomtown Tees, Back Alley Blues & BBQ and the
soon to be opened Phoenix Cafe and Archer Market. The business
community and local media have recognized Ewing's efforts. He now
sits on Oklahoma Restaurant Association Board of Directors. He is a
two-time Tulsey winner, winning the "Entrepreneur of the year"
award and "Restaurateur of the year" award. Tulsa Business
Journal also named him one of Tulsa's "40 under 40".
Ewing is also known for community involvement. He is the founder
of and served as the first president of the Blue Dome Association.
He sits on the Nathan Hale High School Magnet Program Advisory
Board. He participated in the Refuse and Recycling Task Force.
Councilor Ewing was also the founding Chair of the Shop Tulsa Task
When asked why he wanted to become a City Councilor, Ewing
replied, "I've always loved Tulsa and have high hopes for what it
can become. I want to help it achieve its incredible
Councilor Ewing wants feedback from his District 4 constituents.
If you wish to contact him, his email is: firstname.lastname@example.org.