Archives: October 2013


If you were, at any point, a child – at least, one of those kids whose childhood wasn’t super-lame – this time of year had you beside yourself with excitement. I don’t think that’s an unfair generalization; I don’t have nationwide polling data or anything, but I have pretty clear memories of my own childhood Halloweens, and the sample size…

Happy in the 405

Civic development and housing demand, knockout sunsets and stellar sports franchises and a shared unquenchable spirit … there’s a lot to be grateful for about living in central Oklahoma – and we’re happy for the chance to share some of it with our readers.

Absolute Bedlam

Football is a big, big deal around here, especially if the teams competing both have “Oklahoma” in their names. As longtime rivals the OU Sooners and OSU Cowboys move toward another marquee matchup, Slice takes a look at the history, atmosphere and myriad joys of the madness that is Bedlam.

Three Magic Words

IT WAS A "SPECIAL DAY," ACCORDING TO GIUSEPPE, the tour guide on the ferry from Sorrento to Capri. “Special” because the water was unusually choppy, despite the otherwise stunning  weather during a recent visit to Italy’s Amalfi Coast. Everyone should sit at the rear of the boat, Giuseppe advised, to minimize the effects of the rough sea. The day trip…

Thanks a Lot

Show of hands: Who thinks Thanksgiving is the best holiday of the year? I do! It has all the ingredients of a good time … first, there’s the delicious food. Who doesn’t love traditional favorites like turkey, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie? If you’re feeling creative, you can usually get away with trying a new recipe as long as you…

Cause to Reflect

  The Wichita Mountains in Southwestern Oklahoma date back about 270 million years (give or take) … but enjoying the splendor that nature bestows upon them each autumn never gets old. To submit your photo for Last Look, visit   Categories: 405 Life, Last Look

October's Top 10

Thought-provoking art exhibits, laugh-inducing live theater, concerts, special events – there are all kinds of sources for entertainment and enlightenment in this bustling metro, so if you can’t make it to everything, here’s where to start.