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OKGshop summer vacation


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Devon Green
Summertime and the living’s easy … especially when you are staring down a vacation.
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Thank Ferris

Take a day off in OKC.


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Greg Horton
When the character Cameron Frye said, “Ferris Bueller, you’re my hero,” he was echoing the sentiments of a generation of young people who came of age in the 1980s.
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

American Hustler

Larry Flynt has made a career (and a lot of money) out of defending the First Amendment.


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Devon Green
Larry Flynt, with his raspy, bullfrog voice, has always had his work cut out for him. Villified in the media, he continually has to overcome the image of him as a lecherous smut peddler.
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Water works

OSU students bring clean water to a Honduran village.


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Greg Horton
Oklahoma State University professors and students provided a solution for a poverty-stricken Honduran village that supplied clean water to all the residents. The OSU chapter of Engineers Without Borders has been working in the northern Honduran village of Seis de Mayo since 2009 to help the village of 1,200 alleviate the high infant mortality rate and diseases associated with water impurities.
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Better than vinegar


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Devon Green
Most of us take honey for granted. We think of a person swathed in a beekeeping suit and hives that look like the illustrations in Winnie the Pooh. It turns out it’s a little more complicated, but you can keep bees in your tiny lot right here in the city.
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Mod squad

A local group works to save mid-century modern architecture.


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Angela Botzer
As you drive around the Oklahoma City metro area, in the corner of your eye, you spot a building that looks like a spaceship. A few blocks away, another structure resembling a flying saucer looms.
 
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Vitamin see

Know the difference between vitamins and supplements that work and others that are just snake oil.


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Angela Chambers
New information is coming out every year about which supplements and dietary choices might improve our health.
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

OKG shop: Bicycle shops

 
Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Them bones, them bones

National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month can be year-round.


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Alissa Lindsey
May has been National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention month, and Dairy MAX, a local non-profit dairy council, is helping to spread the word about simple things moms can do to improve their own health and the health of their children, no matter what the time of year.
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

OKG shop: She’s so unusual


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Devon Green

Is your mom hard to shop for? How about this year you break from your pattern of picking up flowers from the grocery store on the way to lunch. Maybe you forgot that Mother’s Day is the same time every year. (It happens to the best of us.) Perhaps you just can’t think of what to get her. Fear not. Help is here.

 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

A drink of ink

An Oklahoma man’s cup runneth over with a bounty of tattoos, Las Vegas life and rock ‘n’ roll.


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Jennifer Chancellor

Ink Life Tour Tattoo and Music Festival

9 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Friday
10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Saturday
10 a.m.-9:15 p.m. Sunday
Grand Casino Hotel and Resort
777 Grand Casino Blvd., Shawnee
grandshawnee.com
964-7777
$25-$40

Music
Friday: Wayne Static of Static-X, Bash
Saturday: Drowning Pool, Love & Death

Sunday: Buckcherry, Murder F.M., The Virgin Mary’s

 
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

COVER STORY: Ferris doesn’t take this day off

Questionable choices can lead to great memories, especially on St. Patrick’s Day.


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Devon Green
When one is a local celebrity, he or she will often be tapped to do a lot of silly stuff. When the local celebrity is named Ferris O’Brien, St. Patrick’s Day plans are pretty much guaranteed for life.
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

OKC Film Club celebrates one year


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Jennifer Chancellor
The Oklahoma City Film Club celebrates its entry into toddler-hood with a Live on the Plaza! party Friday at The Parish OKC, 1757 NW 16th St.
 
Monday, March 10, 2014

OKG7 Shop: Get crafty


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Devon Green

March is National Craft Month. Handcrafted items by Okies are becoming more and more available to the general public, thanks to local purveyors such as Collected Thread and DNA galleries, both in the Plaza District, and a demand for homegrown wares among OKC’s savvy shoppers. But what about making your own goods? Who can help you in your quest? Here are a few suggestions to get you started.

 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Happy birthday

Literary icon and Oklahoma native Ralph Ellison gets a yearlong centennial tribute.


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Devon Green
All year, Oklahoma City celebrates the 100th birthday of one of its most distinguished sons: novelist, writer, scholar and literary critic Ralph Ellison.
 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
 
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