Archives: March 2014
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We’ve looked forward to sharing the results of our annual Best of the City readers’ poll ever since the voting closed several weeks ago. Given the opportunity, you had a lot to say on a wide variety of topics … weighing in on everything from the best place to grab a cup of coffee – spoiler alert: the ubiquitous Starbucks…
Creative activities for kids and delectable treats for all – the Firehouse Art Center’s annual fundraiser is one sweet deal.
There’s plenty for guests to explore as the Oklahoma History Center marks the opening of four new exhibits: Power to Grow, Steamboat Heroine, A Sense of Duty and Realizing the Dream.
The scarlet shade is in lifesaving fashion at the Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund’s 22nd annual gathering of elegance and caring.
The OKC Ballet hosts an urban celebration to benefit its upcoming summer tour of “Pushing Pennies,” complete with a preview of the Robert Mills original.
Dashing good looks, including a killer view, characterize the Bond-themed party to preview the Symphony Show House – code name: Skyball.
From the massive, and immensely inspiring, OKC Memorial Marathon to more community-centered events like the Redbud Classic, the metro is ready to run. These races help the community, too – shake a leg!
The OKC chapter of the American Heart Association makes a memorable evening even better by raising nearly $700,000 for cardiac research and advocacy, thanks in part to the patrons honored at a Gaillardia fete.
From appetizers to artists, cultural ambassadors to casinos, the Oklahoma City metro does a lot of things very well indeed … but some things are simply the best. Slice readers (and writers) have spoken, and we’re pleased to bring you 74 of the city’s greatest hits.
Sometimes you have to track these local food trucks down on Twitter; sometimes they set up shop right outside your door. Either way, your mouth will thank you for taking it to the streets and exploring the wonders of mobile cuisine. Open wide – these are some of the city’s finest meals on wheels.
A new soccer team’s first home game, a massive (and free) commingling of creativity, thought-provoking theater – 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.
With more than 400 years under its belt, the French-influenced Canadian getaway has amassed plenty of charm to offer travelers in addition to its world-class dining and other delights.
The traveling exhibit “Our People, Our Land, Our Images” brings worldwide indigenous photographers’ looks at their own lands and lives to the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art.
The well-traveled author of international bestsellers “The Kite Runner” and “A Thousand Splendid Suns” visits Oklahoma to speak at the Metropolitan Library System’s annual Literary Voices dinner.
Sampling the highlights at a pair of restaurants named for two of the metro’s biggest sports stars, Kevin Durant and Wes Welker.
For a tangy, tantalizing summertime treat, try this recipe for a homemade Southern Stack featuring fried green tomatoes.
In her ongoing travels through Oklahoma, author and photographer M.J. Alexander visits the mostly deserted site of the long-planned Optima Lake, which never made the splash it was intended to.
A conversational give and take about family, vehicular zen and the joy of cinema with deadCENTER Film Festival director Lance McDaniel.
Remembering the way we were with a look back at the pioneering career of TV hostess Ida Blackburn and the celebrity cavalcade of the “Ida B. Show.”
For a fast, easy home facelift, speak softly and carry a big bunch of throw pillows, like these playful pops of color.
At once well-aged and perpetually fresh, the fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma turns 35 in delectable style at the First National Center.