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Pet project


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Jenn Scott
If you’ve ever seen the old Disney movie “The Ugly Dachshund,” which features a family of four doxies and a Great Dane, you understand my plight. If you haven’t seen it, view it in case you’re deciding whether to add an ornery, German-bred and alleged hunting dog, aka “weenie dog,” to the family.
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Budding industry

A new TV series explores the medical marijuana industry through the experiences of six Shawnee brothers.


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Mia Cantu
Prescription marijuana has become a legitimate business, at least in 16 states, where it is legal. Among those reaping profits are six brothers originally from Shawnee — Joel, Jesse, Jonathan, Jordan, Jared and Josh Stanley — who now reside in Colorado, where they grow and sell their harvest of medical cannabis.
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

The heat is on


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Jenn Scott
I recently tried my first hot yoga class at Yoga at Tiffany’s (9610 N May; 708-0564), and I think I’m hooked. Never in a million years had I thought I’d try it.
 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Friends of the Library sets book sale for Feb. 24-25

Annual event benefits the Metropolitan Library System.


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Mia Cantu
Friends of the Metropolitan Library System Book Sale 2012
9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday
Oklahoma Expo Hall, State Fair Park
333 Gordon Cooper
supportmls.org
606-3763
free
 
Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Gras is greener

Bling from the Spiral Beadery


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Jenn Scott
If you’re saving money on travel this year and parking your bum in the metro, then it’s only fair you incorporate some beads and feathery masks into your Fat Tuesday celebrations.
 
Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Flower power


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Jenn Scott
It’s Valentine’s Day season, whether you’re in love or in hate with that idea … or an actual person.
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Picture this

OKC photographers snap up Instagram.


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Malena Lott
Once upon a time, cameras were for the wealthy; and photography, as art, for professionals only. Thanks to smartphones and even smarter apps, photos and art have entered into a covenant for the masses at the altar of Instagram, which Apple named the 2011 App of the Year.
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Love is in the web

Is online dating the way of the future for couples?


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Jenn Scott
If you’re out there dating, then you know that Pat Benatar was spot-on: Love is a battlefield.
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012

‘Live from ...’

As an intern for ‘Saturday Night Live,’ an OKC native gets a behind-the-scenes look at the iconic TV show.


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Phil Bacharach
For more than five decades, television’s “Saturday Night Live” has been a staple of pop culture (“Well, isn’t that special?”). For an Oklahoma City woman attending college in New York, however, it meant just another day in the office.
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012

My funky valentine

Whether full of devotion or disdain, Valentine’s Day offers something to do.


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Christina Nihira
Valentine’s Day isn’t always about romantic dinners, flowers and chocolate. In fact, iconoclasts can rejoice in the many alternatives offered to commemorate cupid’s holiday.
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Super party


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Jenn Scott
Despite several efforts to generate some amount of care, I really have absolutely no interest in organized sports. That being said, I can always get behind a good party … even one centered around a pigskin. For an anti-sports type like myself, the Super Bowl is prime bonding and partying time.
 
Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Va-va-voom

A new juice joint brings tassels and fan dances to Bricktown.


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Jenn Scott
The ragtime piano number bounces off the ceiling and gets caught in the plush curtains before it has a chance to echo. All the while your old fashioned warms its way into your belly. The music cues, curtains open and a cheeky dancer onstage begins to shimmy.
 
Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Need an outlet?


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Jenn Scott
In case you haven’t noticed, the metro now has an outlet mall. I know, right?
 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Paint the town Red

Bids and bachelors combine to benefit the YWCA.


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Jenn Scott

Red Night
8 p.m. Saturday
Cafe Nova
4308 N. Western
cafenova.com

525-6682
$5

 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Give a Hoot

Hooters employee Kaylee Farris repping Oklahoma in chain's 'DreamGirl' TV competition.


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Rod Lott
After helping raise millions for charity, doesn't Kaylee Farris deserve $10,000 of her own?
 
Friday, January 20, 2012
 
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