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Gone Fishin’ on Green Lake

Well worth an exploratory trip, the Green Lake region of Wisconsin is home to fine dining, fishing and quite a bit more.

Dodgeball’s Unhappy Family

Lauren Hammack shares a comedic look back at some of the related low points awaiting the unwary in gym class.

Seoul-ful Dining in Korea’s Gwangjang Market

The tranquil beauty of Changdeokgung Palace and chaotic bustle of the massive Gwangjang Market help give visitors to Seoul a spectrum of sights to experience.

On Film: Coming-of-Age Movies

Sixteen Candles to Juno, check out some of the greatest films about entering adulthood to be found on leading streaming services.

Speaker Box: The Month in Music

A look ahead to Oklahoma native Blake Shelton returning for a pair of performances, plus rereleases of two old films starring Neil Young.

A Triathlon Tale

Swimming, biking and running times 1,200 – Sandy Kimerer explains the massive competition of an impending triathlon.

The Johnstons’ Sleek Retreat

The Johnstons’ home on the links is a sleek, modern work of art – and thanks to the design of architect Bruce Bockus, the exterior is every bit as striking as its interior.

Mesta Festa Remains the Besta

Now in its 21st year, block party Mesta Festa remains a joyous, and tempting, way to highlight its neighborhood’s delights.

Good Taste: Jamil’s Steakhouse

Thanks to a famed array of complimentary appetizers, the excellent entrees are merely part of the savor at the venerable Jamil’s Steakhouse.

At the Bar: Trapper’s Bourbon Bar

Top-quality whiskies (and prizes!) await as rewards for exploring Trapper’s well-stocked Bourbon Bar.

A Trifecta of Taco Temptations

The taco’s origins are one of history’s mysteries, but these three examples showcase the tasty proliferation of its availability around the metro.

Festive Fire Pits

Autumn is coming – and one of these stylish fire pits could be perfect as your outdoor space’s center of attention.

A Recipe for Rich Bison Pot Roast

A wholehearted convert to the joy of cooking, chef Elizabeth Howe dishes up directions for making a full-flavored and lower-fat indulgence.

Favorite Things: Wright’s Floral Market

Wright’s Floral Market in Norman offers a bouquet of fresh possibilities in home décor.

Bootie Call

’Tis the season for short boots, and these little beauties should become staples of your wardrobe.

The Wimmers: Lives in Art

Husband-and-wife duo Mike and Jime Wimmer are both visual artists as well as educators – so they’re firm believers in the importance of art to society and the next generation.

Memories of the Oklahoma State Fair

Remembering the way we were with a look back at the growth and evolution of our great State Fair.

Ponca City, Here We Come

The Marland Mansion is only the beginning; find pleasures to peruse amid the ongoing revitalization of downtown Ponca City.

September Must-Dos

Vast creativity in a small space at 12 x 12, plus the start of new seasons for four area artistic organizations.

Brew Views

No less a sage than Plato said, “It was a wise man who invented beer,” and while over-indulging in alcohol is never a good idea, we’re happy to provide an extra helping of photos. We’ve toured some of the metro’s most inviting bars, brewhouses and beverages for our September “Booze & Brews” feature, and now we’d like to invite you to do the same in these photos. Prosit!

The Impact of Wine, Women and Shoes

Game-changing philanthropists Impact Oklahoma look to make a fundraising splash at the 2016 Wine, Women and Shoes event.

Oklahomyths: The World’s “Highest” Hill

In a series devoted to fact-checking Sooner State folklore, M.J. Alexander uncovers why claims of Cavanal Hill’s global notoriety don’t quite measure up.

Elements of Style

One of the foremost reasons to anticipate the advent of fall is the justification for updating your wardrobe. With an emphasis on clean, crisp neutrals, these highlights of autumn fashion are ideal for building an outstanding look.

SQ 777: A Growing Controversy

Slated to come up on the ballot this November, State Question 777 is known as the Right to Farm Amendment – advocates and opponents sound off on whether it’s the right call.

Oklahoma’s WWII Submarine

While it wasn’t affiliated with the Sooner State during its World War II heyday, the USS Batfish submarine has become an Oklahoma landmark.

A Golden Tour of Heritage Hills

Six vintage residences open their doors for exploration on the 50th annual Heritage Hills Home Tour.

Booze & Brews

New bars worth taking for a test drink, established watering holes that amply reward revisitation and recommendations for local beers; the OKC metro is well stocked with possibilities worth raising a glass to.
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The Salvation Army, in conjunction with Westlake Ace Hardware, is sponsoring a fan drive to benefit needy families in the Oklahoma City area. A kickoff event is planned for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Westlake Ace Hardware
11801 S. Western
Oklahoma City, OK  73170
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Sponsor: Salvation Army
Telephone: 913.485.5656
Contact Name: Elaine Symanski
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After Sash is the official after party for YWCA OKC's Purple Sash Gala! Guests will enjoy wine, a cash bar, photo booth, snacks by Whiskey Cake and live music by Drive.  All...

Cost: $30

Where:
The Criterion
500 E Sheridan Ave
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
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Sponsor: YWCA Oklahoma City
Telephone: 405.948.1770
Contact Name: Sami Grega
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Commemorating the 110th anniversary of Oklahoma statehood, “The Art of Oklahoma” celebrates the Museum’s outstanding and diverse collection of art created by or about...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Telephone: 405.236.3100
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 ORU offers a wide variety of summer camps from basketball camp to swimming camp for all ages. For a schedule and list of options, visit ORUCES.com/camps.

Cost: Prices Vary

Where:
Mabee Center
7777 S Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK  74171
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Telephone: 918.495.6000
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 ORU offers a wide variety of summer camps from basketball camp to swimming camp for all ages. For a schedule and list of options, visit ORUCES.com/camps.

Cost: Prices Vary

Where:
Mabee Center
7777 S Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK  74171
View map »


Telephone: 918.495.6000
Website »

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Commemorating the 110th anniversary of Oklahoma statehood, “The Art of Oklahoma” celebrates the Museum’s outstanding and diverse collection of art created by or about...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

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 ORU offers a wide variety of summer camps from basketball camp to swimming camp for all ages. For a schedule and list of options, visit ORUCES.com/camps.

Cost: Prices Vary

Where:
Mabee Center
7777 S Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK  74171
View map »


Telephone: 918.495.6000
Website »

More information

Commemorating the 110th anniversary of Oklahoma statehood, “The Art of Oklahoma” celebrates the Museum’s outstanding and diverse collection of art created by or about...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

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Join us every Thursday this summer for morning yoga practice while enjoying the beautiful sunrise over Will Rogers Gardens. This class is designed for all skill levels, so grab your...

Cost: $5 per class

Where:
Will Rogers Gardens
3400 NW 36th St
Oklahoma City, OK  73112
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Sponsor: OKC Parks and Recreation
Telephone: 405.297.2279
Contact Name: Becca Leon
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 ORU offers a wide variety of summer camps from basketball camp to swimming camp for all ages. For a schedule and list of options, visit ORUCES.com/camps.

Cost: Prices Vary

Where:
Mabee Center
7777 S Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK  74171
View map »


Telephone: 918.495.6000
Website »

More information

Commemorating the 110th anniversary of Oklahoma statehood, “The Art of Oklahoma” celebrates the Museum’s outstanding and diverse collection of art created by or about...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

More information

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 ORU offers a wide variety of summer camps from basketball camp to swimming camp for all ages. For a schedule and list of options, visit ORUCES.com/camps.

Cost: Prices Vary

Where:
Mabee Center
7777 S Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK  74171
View map »


Telephone: 918.495.6000
Website »

More information

Escape the ordinary, and learn about OKC from a different point of view. Relax in the climate controlled cabin on one of our 65’ cruisers, or enjoy the breeze on the viewing deck and listen...

Cost: $15 for Seniors and kids under 12, $20 Adults

Where:
Regatta Landing
701 S. Lincoln Blvd.
OKC, OK  73109
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Telephone: 405.702.7755
Contact Name: Business Office
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The evening Cocktail Cruise offers stunning views of the downtown skyline, the Boathouse District and Finish Line Tower, the Wheeler Ferris wheel and quite possibly an amazing Oklahoma sunset. Come...

Cost: $15 for Seniors and kids under 12, $20 Adults

Where:
Regatta Landing
701 S. Lincoln Blvd.
OKC, OK  73109
View map »


Telephone: 405.702.7755
Contact Name: Business Office
Website »

More information

Commemorating the 110th anniversary of Oklahoma statehood, “The Art of Oklahoma” celebrates the Museum’s outstanding and diverse collection of art created by or about...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

More information

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Escape the ordinary, and learn about OKC from a different point of view. Relax in the climate controlled cabin on one of our 65’ cruisers, or enjoy the breeze on the viewing deck and listen...

Cost: $15 for Seniors and kids under 12, $20 Adults

Where:
Regatta Landing
701 S. Lincoln Blvd.
OKC, OK  73109
View map »


Telephone: 405.702.7755
Contact Name: Business Office
Website »

More information

The evening Cocktail Cruise offers stunning views of the downtown skyline, the Boathouse District and Finish Line Tower, the Wheeler Ferris wheel and quite possibly an amazing Oklahoma sunset. Come...

Cost: $15 for Seniors and kids under 12, $20 Adults

Where:
Regatta Landing
701 S. Lincoln Blvd.
OKC, OK  73109
View map »


Telephone: 405.702.7755
Contact Name: Business Office
Website »

More information

Commemorating the 110th anniversary of Oklahoma statehood, “The Art of Oklahoma” celebrates the Museum’s outstanding and diverse collection of art created by or about...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

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