I heard a Christmas carol on the radio this week – and for reference, it was 90 degrees at the time and I’ve barely finished eating our Labor Day leftovers. It’s just too early to usher in Christmas. It’s probably a sign of age, but the older I get, the more I want to enjoy each day and season for…
Archives: September 2014
As If My Facebook And Pinterest Addictions Weren’t Productivity-Crippling Enough, I’ve Developed Voyeuristic Fondness For The Secret App, an antisocial repository of confessions from anonymous posters about every imaginable subject. No subject on Secret is off-limits, which fuels my intrigue exponentially, along with the fact that the app will tell me when a friend has posted a confession – but…
As the year begins to wane, the nights are growing longer and colder … and perhaps a trifle spookier. From an inn in Guthrie to a restaurant in Noble to secluded spots in between, there are plenty of places where you may find things that go bump in the metro.
Inspiration is served as the Oklahoma County Medical Society Alliance’s Kitchen Tour of Nichols Hills offers memorable looks into the hearts of five local homes.
This community – our community – becomes a better place when we combine our efforts to improve it, and people who invest their time, talent and treasure in philanthropic pursuits often find themselves reaping personal rewards. There’s a nonprofit in the metro that could use your help; check out our Do-Gooder’s Guide to Giving Back
In her ongoing travels through Oklahoma, author and photographer M.J. Alexander catches up with the man who modeled for the “Healing Hands” sculpture at Oral Roberts University.
Fresh artistic perspectives from China, the Myriad Gardens’ second tour of Pumpkinville, a dazzling gala to benefit Allied Arts, 6 Degrees of Bacon – 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.
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While the lofty view from atop Founders Tower is a plus, its impressive and imaginative dishes are more than enough to recommend The George Prime Steakhouse.
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This easy recipe for baked apple dumplings with bourbon caramel sauce smells fantastic and showcases the season’s all-star flavors.
Appreciating the way we were with a look back at the fondly remembered steaks, pies and style of Edmond’s Royce Café.
A conversational give and take about the joys of German food, the anonymity of having “one of those faces” and the necessity of helping others with United Way CEO Debby Hampton.
Ricky Gunn, David Hanon, Edna Garcia, Lance McDaniel, and Rogelio Almeida. It’s a party on Film Row as Slice sponsors a Friday night bash for the independent cinema festival’s VIPs. Click here to see more and purchase photos. Categories: On The Scene, Party Pics
Coralee Toal, Dana Stone, and Sarah Turpen. The Institute for the Economic Empowerment of Women, Worth NY, R Meyers, Spencer Stone, Eden Salon and designers from Rwanda and Afghanistan combine their resources to wow onlookers at a special fashion event. Click here to see more and purchase photos. Categories: On The Scene, Party Pics
Whitney Geis and Crissy, Peggy Nichols and Stewart Paintings of shelter pets are a fundraising force for helping them and their furry brethren in this animal-lovers’ art show and sale. Click here to see more and purchase photos. Categories: On The Scene, Party Pics
Rachel Gorey and Brenna Holasek Guests let their hair (or fur) down and get jubilant at the OKC Zoo’s annual no-tie fundraising gala. Click here to see more and purchase photos. Categories: On The Scene, Party Pics
Glistening water, glittering casinos, sensational dining and plenty of local friendliness – have a big time on the Gulf coast in beautiful Biloxi, Alabama.
From “Cinderella” to a triple bill that features “Nine Sinatra Songs,” the OKC Ballet is poised to execute a performance season of remarkable breadth and beauty.
Becky Switzer, Susan and Scott Meacham, and Barry Switzer. Vince Gill and Alice Cooper joined forces at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation’s annual 241 (“Two events for one great cause”) music and wine festival, which generated more than $640,000 in donations. Click here to see more and purchase photos. Categories: On The Scene
Paula Porter, Krista Bruce, and Karisa Rollins. Emcee Lucas Ross leads an evening of game show zaniness as Easter Seals Oklahoma offers guests dinner, dancing and a great, if offbeat, time. Click here to see more and purchase photos. Categories: On The Scene
Stacy and Todd Nance A casino theme makes a fun, festive backdrop for Make-A-Wish Oklahoma’s fundraiser to rake in the chips on behalf of ill children’s fondest hopes. Click here to see more and purchase photos. Categories: On The Scene
Valerie Cotto with Teddy and Dozer The American Cancer Society brings two- and four-legged friends together for a communal hangout in The Village and to kick off September’s Bark for Life event. Click here to see more and purchase photos. Categories: On The Scene
Cooler weather means an opportunity to give home décor a cozy glow with candle power.