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Steampunk is fun again


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Brittany Pickering
The holiday season is upon us, and that means one thing: ’tis the season of gift-giving.
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Designer genes

An Edmond professor and an entrepreneur develop a novel way to celebrate your favorite things: with science.


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Larisa Leichter

Your pet is special. Fluffy may be the most awesome cat ever — but does she have a gene or chromosome named after her? Does your band? Your high school reunion class? Your wife’s enchanting emerald eyes?

 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Desk set

The new magazine ArtDesk aims to bring contemporary art to the masses by showcasing regional talents on an international stage.


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Brendan Hoover
Sometimes the best ideas are so elegant, they feel serendipitously plucked from nature. ArtDesk, a new magazine produced by the Kirkpatrick Foundation, an Oklahoma City-based private philanthropy, is one of them.
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013

SHOPGIRL: A knit in time


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Brittany Pickering
Blustery winter weather is quickly approaching, and nothing says winter more than fashionable, cozy knits to keep you warm.
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Retro rebound

Throwback style is back, and this time, it resembles the old-school, handcrafted fare of bygone centuries.


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Marisa Mohi
Quality and tradition are driving factors behind the success of many local businesses, whether they specialize in antiques, personal care or even beer. Shops like Bradford Ink Antiques, Carwin’s Shave Shop and The Brew Shop not only provide products and services that can’t be found just anywhere; they also offer customers an escape from the monotony of their average experience.
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Buddy system

The Oklahoma City Barons partner up with Special Olympics athletes to encourage community support.


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Liz Blood
“They really care, and they’re not doing it because they have to,” said Chase’s dad, Chad Buell. As a result of the team’s generosity, the Buells became season ticket holders. Buddies events throughout the year include bowling nights and other sporting events.The Oklahoma City Barons hockey team, now entering its fourth playing season, has emerged as a leader in community-building and generosity with its Barons Buddies program.
 
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Achy, twerky heart

Shop your little local heart out.


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Jenn Scott
A foam finger, a onesie featuring a cartoon bear and an outstretched, waggling tongue. Quick! Who am I?
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Preach it

Leader, commentator and minister Robin Meyers invited to speak at acclaimed Yale lecture series.


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Greg Horton
Robin Meyers, senior minister of Mayflower United Church of Christ in Oklahoma City, will present this year at the Lyman Beecher Lectures at Yale University in Connecticut.
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Treats, no tricks

Trick-or-treating is a beloved Halloween tradition that has evolved into events that run all month long.


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Malena Lott
Ever notice there are fewer porch lights on each Halloween?
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Scary pretty

Shop your little local heart out.


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Brittany Pickering

When you’re a child, Halloween is about one thing — candy.

 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Hairs the story

Shop your little local heart out.


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Jenn Scott

The mop atop one’s head is a pretty solid indicator of one’s agenda.

 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Word of mouth

The Oral History Association comes to Oklahoma to help preserve the past and guide the future.


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Louis Fowler
Hidden Stories, Contested Truths: The Craft of Oral History
Skirvin Hilton
1 Park Ave.
Wednesday-Sunday
oralhistory.org/annual-meeting
272-3040
Free-$165

 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013

It’s the place to be

Midwest-based GreenAcres Market expands in the metro area.


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Kevan Goff-Parker
Oklahomans’ increasing awareness and subsequent hunger for fresh, natural and organic products has enticed the Wichita-based GreenAcres Market health food store chain to further grow its customer base statewide by buying the Health Food Center stores in south Oklahoma City and Lawton.
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Huff and puff

Hubbly Bubbly Hookah & Cafe mixes the culture of shisha with the modern-day Midwest to offer a unique vibe and hangout.


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Louis Fowler
During many of his trips to the Middle East as an adolescent, Sammy Khader visited hookah lounges with his father and enjoyed the exotic flavors and chill vibes the cafes offered.
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Fancy farmin’

These days, a sustainable existence can include grit, a little bit of lace and a whole lot of heart.


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Molly Evans
Six acres of vast Oklahoma landscape sit near Alameda Street in Norman.
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
 
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