While the Sooner State remains a major player in the oil and natural gas industries, greener alternative energy options harnessing the power of sun and wind (both of which we have in abundance) are becoming more practical – and more widespread throughout the metro. Take a look at the road to a more sustainable future.
Archives: April 2014
If anyone tricked me into thinking that making my own humans would be fun, easy and figure-flattering, it was Shirley Partridge, Samantha Stephens and Carol Brady – three no-shows the day I brought home Baby #1, only to discover that there was no time to write and perform pop songs, host a client dinner party or even make a few…
I am a big believer in recycling. I remember being taught to “reduce, reuse and recycle” back when I was in elementary school, and being the rule-follower I am, I’ve diligently tried to apply those three principles ever since. When curbside recycling was temporarily suspended while we lived in The Village, we bought a sorter and dedicated a place in…
Statewide organization Leadership Oklahoma recognizes people and businesses who guide by example and mentor others to do the same at its annual gala.
The JLN and supporters of its community-buoying work set sail for mystique at its annual charity ball: Carnevale.
Broadway and TV star Betty Buckley visits the OU Weitzenhoffer College of Fine Arts’ annual fundraiser for a salute to the arts’ potential.
The arts support organization recognizes Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby for his service to creativity, in an event that raised over $876,000 to bolster the state’s arts community.
A conversational give and take about rituals, the power of fan support and the importance of appreciating life as it happens with star OKC Thunder defender Thabo Sefolosha.
It’s the perfect time of year to take a break – but getting away from it all doesn’t necessarily mean going very far. Head in any direction from the OKC metro and you’ll find something amazing to see or do in the Sooner State; or indulge yourself in plenty of places to take a vacation right here in the city. Read on for relaxation.
In the Kitchen with Caryn Ross
For a sweet, sensational summer treat to enjoy year-round, try this simple recipe to make exquisite strawberry-vanilla jam.
Subtly savory or simply searing, Haiget’s rewards adventurous palates by bringing the bold, flavorful delights of Ethiopian and Kenyan cuisine to Edmond.
More than a dozen of the metro’s finest interior designers, decorators and vendors of furnishings raise their work to new heights for the luxurious, lofty Symphony Show House at OKC’s Founders Tower.
A Laudable Tale of Dirty Deeds Hook Runyon has been working on the railroad, all the livelong day. And night. It’s a pretty unrewarding job being train security most of the time – long hours, alternating periods of frustration dealing with petty thefts and idleness with only his dog Mixer for company … oh, and the occasional mysterious corpse strung…
John Fullbright Familiar Names With Fresh New Music When your debut album gets a Grammy nomination, you’re probably doing something right. But while Oklahoma native John Fullbright doesn’t have a lot of temporal miles on him yet (he just turned 26), he’s already thinking about making something that’s not just good, but enduring. “You can write something that’s going to…
A getaway once known only for its deep, deep hot springs, this beautiful Rocky Mountain town continues to develop as a relaxing, rewarding vacation spot for foodies, shoppers and more.
The Edmond FAI raises some funds and has some fun at its 5 x 5 Art Show and sale, in which one numeral describes the date, time, admission fee, size of the artistic cornucopia and price for taking a piece home. Think Cinco!
Let your sentiment blossom with these beautifully floral-themed presents of all descriptions.
Remembering the way we were with a look back at OKC’s first major indoor shopping center: consumer haven Shepherd Mall.
Shopping amid designer purses and sharing an informative lunch – the 7th annual “If Purses Were Wishes” luncheon is a great time on behalf of Make-A-Wish Oklahoma.
Ronald J. Norick and Sonic Drive-In get a round of grateful appreciation at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County’s annual fundraising fete.
A fairytale evening comes gloriously to life in “Once Upon a Time,” the OKC Ballet’s exquisitely graceful black-tie fundraiser.
Tempting, tasty treats and accompanying entertainment help the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma raise over $126,000 for feeding chronically hungry schoolchildren.
Music, food, dozens of vibrant creations – there’s a lot to take in inside the Farmers Public Market as OVAC’s annual show helps select young artists fire up their careers.
The one-on-one tutoring program for at-risk students raises a toast to its generous mentors at the ninth annual Champions of Hope event.