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Soda grows up

This is pop’s new time to fizz big. The bubbly age reached its zenith years ago. Slowly, pop flavor lost its zing. Natural flavorings were replaced by artificial additives, real sugar was exchanged for high-fructose corn syrup and traditional bottles gave way to aluminum cans. Luckily, the sparkle is back, and local vendors are selling

No bull

Staff at the Bricktown restaurant said some diners are hesitant, but most get over it once they try the food. The concept has origins in Spain and caught fire in the stateside food scene a few years ago. Tapas are essentially small plates of food — not appetizers, but small dishes — aimed toward sharing

Art festivals

Have high expectations for the artists as they travel from around Oklahoma and surrounding states. Check out their one-of-a-kind paintings, jewelry, photography, ceramics and fine crafts. That not your thing? The festival will have food, and is located in the heart of Bricktown, 200 S. Mickey Mantle. “You can come down and spend the weekend

Charlie’s sheen

In the past 26 years, the Charlie Christian International Music Festival has grown a great deal. “It was a grassroots party, if you will,” said Anita Arnold, executive director of festival sponsor Black Liberated Arts Center. “You could even call it a block party.” Named for the Oklahoma City-raised, influential swing and jazz guitarist Charlie

Brawl in Bricktown

Backing a second indoor professional football team in eight years, Bricktown Brawlers owner Dale Morris vows not to repeat any of the mistakes he made with his last team. Largely overlooked or outright ignored by pro scouts, the same can be said for most of the players on his roster. “We’re trying to get them

Offtrack

In reality, it is going to be implemented in an area of entertainment and will probably have as much true transportation value as the “river taxis.” (Remember how they were to link downtown/Bricktown with the Meridian entertainment/hotel district?) According to letstalktransit.com, the closest a streetcar would come to the people around Douglass High School is

Hub hookup

The Association of Central Oklahoma Governments hosted its first public meeting Jan. 20 on the intermodal transportation hub study, seeking comments and feedback on the initial study sites and findings. Representatives from the Jacobs project consultant company discussed the planning and research process at the meeting. The goal of the study is to recommend the

Penny for your thoughts

A recent poll of likely Oklahoma City voters shows a majority of those surveyed do not support the city owning a hotel that would adjoin the future MAPS 3 convention center. While likely voters are split about the MAPS 3 convention center’s location, it is important that the site be near Bricktown, according to the

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