Archives: June 2012

Bits Bites: Patty Wagon

In a word: beef. In two words: seriously, beef. The Patty Wagon is a brand-spankin’ new burger joint (its previous incarnation was as a food truck) at 3600 N May, which is just south of NW 36th on the east side of May. In fact, it’s so new – it opened last Tuesday – that I found it by spotting…

Whine and Cheese Party

We host quite a few shindigs at our house, despite living in a manner that implies we don’t entertain often. Outside, the flowerbeds are full of grass to the same extent that the lawn is full of bald spots. The default color setting for our pool water is avocado. Inside, the entry is regularly booby-trapped with backpacks, sports equipment and…

Top of the Heap

The July issue of Slice juuuuust went up on this very website and is making its way out into the metro even now, and already I have an addition to my summer reading list (as detailed on page 18). A couple of days ago our Art Director Scotty O’Daniel handed me a paperback copy of The Somnambulist by Jonathan Barnes…

Hoist the Colors

Whatever the cognoscenti may say about the trendy hues for summer, Edmond spends this time of year faithfully following the bold, vibrant color scheme that’s been in fashion for 236 years: three cheers for the red, white and blue.

In The Spotlight

Governor David Walters

This fall, the John F. Kennedy Community Service Award will be presented to two individuals whose public service has been an inspiration to many. In anticipation, we sat down with the former governor to learn more.

Grand Plans

If the circumstances are right and you have the cards, the smart thing to do is double down. Since its opening in 2006, FireLake Grand Casino in Shawnee has increasingly become a beacon beckoning gamblers, diners and entertainment seekers – and the Citizen Potawatomi Nation (CPN) is in the process of making that success pay off.

This & That

A dash of this, a jigger of that – a brief collection of trivia, miscellany, current events, tidbits of popular culture and other ephemera that we think are cool.

Ring Down the Sun

Now, amid the shades of night, in this park artists alight. To their finest works will we, which by some shall purchased be; and the revelry there measured ever shall by us be treasured. Forsooth.

Make the Most of It

Doctors spend an average of eight to 15 minutes per appointment with their patients. This usually allows for at least two brief updates about symptoms and a short discussion during the visit. But by planning ahead for what to bring to the appointment and what to ask, patients can have a strong influence on the level of feedback and care they receive.

The Variety Show

Sumeeta and Sumit Nanda, Leigh Ann and Paul Albers Entertainers belt out eight decades of popular music in the Skirvin Hilton’s grand ballroom to help the Variety Care Foundation serve the community through accessible, affordable health care. Categories: On The Scene Featured

Allied Arts Celebration

Central Oklahoma’s artistic and cultural organizations – and the citizens who benefit from them – have over three million reasons to celebrate as Allied Arts cheers the surpassing of its fundraising goal. For more photos click here. Categories: On The Scene Featured