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House party

Twenty years later, drivers cruising down the highway between Altus and Wichita, Kan., can tune into any of the Christian radio network’s 15 stations, he said. It can be heard online as well, at thehousefm.com. Even Brewer can’t believe it; he’s still in awe that his ambitious dream became a reality. The House FM is

Sprouting up

OSU-OKC Farmers’ Market By: Sara Cowan “Now we’re gearing up for the warm season, which would be your squash, cantaloupe [and] tomatoes,” said Ray Ridlen, horticulturist from Oklahoma State University’s Oklahoma City campus. Ridlen, who offers gardening sessions several times a year, saw an abrupt uptick in efforts to establish metro-area community gardens when the

Boo!-mer Sooner

By: Brad Gregg The idea of spooky spirits and pesky phantasms floating about isn’t something you might typically associate with the rebirth and renewal of spring. But with April Fools’ Day also coming up, the University of Oklahoma evidently thought it would be a great time to resurrect its popular ghost tour — only this

Welcome, spring!

It’s time to celebrate in spite of your sneezing and over-the-counter allergy-medicated state. Spring means transformation and regeneration. It means wardrobe upheavals, the cleaning of home spaces, the rearranging of closets and the purchasing of new running shoes and workout gear appropriate for the burgeoning temps. Whether you’ve been hitting the pavement or the treadmill

Capitol care

Lou Carmichael By: Mark Hancock Variety Care, a nonprofit community health care center, has received a $335,000 grant to construct a freestanding building at Capitol Hill High School in south OKC. The nonprofit provides affordable, accessible health care in medically underserved areas. At Capitol Hill, where teen pregnancy and dropout rates are high, a center

Supply and diversity

Monty Milburn By: Mark Hancock But that’s how Scott Hamilton describes it. “As grotesque as that was, [it] truly served a positive purpose for Oklahoma City’s LGBT community,” said Hamilton, executive director of Cimarron Alliance. “It was at that point that people started asking, ‘Where am I spending my money?’” It’s a question that, after

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