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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

OKG 7 SHOP

Love who you’re with


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Brittany Pickering

Let’s just be honest here. Valentine’s Day isn’t about true love or big babies with bows and arrows; it’s about presents (and delicious dinners, but mostly presents). The mushy day of romance and gifts is a little over a week away, and OKC has loads to offer in the romance department. Don’t worry; it has you love-haters covered, too.

 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Ruff stuff

Dogs may be man’s best friends, but a weekly reading program proves they love story time with kids just as much.


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Devon Green
Every Wednesday evening at The Village Library, Charley Nickell is making a difference in the lives of children. Her best qualities are her patience and her ability to make every child who visits her feel like he or she is the only person in the room.
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Well done, Jack

Weldon Jack offers more than a barber’s chair — it offers art, too.


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Malena Lott
Barber shops do not have to look like they have for a hundred years.
 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Losing to win

Gluten-free diets, grapefruit diets, pills, potions and remedies don’t beat common sense for weight loss and management.


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Angela Chambers
Ever tried a sauerkraut and hot dog diet? Mike Harvey of Guthrie admitted he has followed this and other weight loss schemes.
 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Yes to de-stress

Oui candles are more than wax; they are handcrafted works of art.


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Liz Blood
Angela Hodgkinson’s home smells like vanilla, cedarwood, rose and packing peanuts. Her candle business, Oui, is small enough to be contained in a oneroom studio, though she sells to highend retailers in eleven cities across the US, including New York City, Austin, Los Angeles and Seattle.
 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
 
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