Author: John Parker

Oklahoma's Outdoors: Cool Cabins

You say “summer,” we say “vacation,” although that shouldn’t necessarily mean leaving the state. Hiking, swimming, kayaking, fishing, sailing, diving, nature-watching or simply recharging … you can do it all – sometimes in lavish luxury – right here in Oklahoma.

Finding the Lost Ogle

Call it “juvenile and crass” or “brilliantly scathing” – either are often correct, and sometimes both simultaneously – the metro-focused commentary website The Lost Ogle is a huge, hilarious presence in social media, and surprisingly adept at tackling major stories.

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.

Housing Market Madness

A strong economy has given the OKC metro an increase in population … and a growing demand for housing. In this seller’s market, Slice shares expert advice for those looking to buy, sell, get financing, improve a neighborhood’s overall appeal or plan renovations to maximize future value.

As Seen On TV!

They may not be A-list celebrities, but they’re famous to us all the same. Whether or not we bought what they were selling, these past and present Oklahoma advertising personalities are lodged in our memories and part of our pop cultural heritage.

The Jet Set

The pilots are top-notch, safety is paramount and the service is out of this world. When it comes to traveling at the highest levels of speed, luxury and convenience, private chartered jets are the only way to fly. And at Will Rogers and Wiley Post, operators are standing by.

What If the Boom Goes Bust?

The metro’s economic future looks rosy … right? Recent high-profile scrutiny of cornerstone energy companies might be cause for concern in some quarters, but further investigation reveals that overall, Oklahoma City and the surrounding areas have several good reasons to breathe a little easier.