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Action Figure Museum won’t hit the Bricks

Confronting relocation temptation, fighting the magnetic pull of higher foot-traffic and big-city positioning, the Toy & Action Figure Museum has unveiled its superpower: not moving. Despite Magneto-like efforts by the Bricktown Association to pull the museum from Pauls Valley to Oklahoma City, the fortress of figurines will stay put ” permanently. In a statement, curator

OKC Pride weekend starts with a party, ends with a parade, all with edgy entertainment and activism

OKC PrideBlock Party7-11 p.m. Friday“The Strip,” N.W. 39th Street and N. Pennsylvania Avenue Festival 10 a.m. Saturday-SundayMemorial ParkN.W. 36th Street and N. Classen Boulevard Street Dance and Show4 p.m. Sunday “The Strip” Pride Parade 6 p.m. Sunday From Memorial Park to “The Strip” Ginger Lamar was there when the first Oklahoma City Pride parade stepped

Oklahoma’s oldest resort town is the state’s newest cool spot with big mention in national magazine

Locals describe Medicine Park as a mix of Mayberry, “The Twilight Zone” and “Northern Exposure.” Intrigued yet? Budget Travel magazine was. Medicine Park recently ranked No. 9 on the mag’s list of “America’s Coolest Small Towns.” Out of the 147 towns nominated, 21 were selected as finalists, profiles of which will run in the magazine’s

Lavender farms offer fragrant adventures

Row upon row of the busy plant ” spiking up with spears of flowers that range from dark purple to hot pink to white ” create a scent on the Oklahoma winds that remind you more of France than Middle America. For fans of “u-pick” farms and farmers’ markets, state lavender farms offer not only

After years putting criminals behind bars, Herman Kirkwood searches for graves of Oklahoma outlaws

OKOLHA Rendezvous9 a.m. SaturdayFraternal Order of Police Building1624 S. Agnewhttp://www.okolha.net Herman Kirkwood chased Oklahoma outlaws for most of his life. Joining the Oklahoma City police force in 1968, Kirkwood said he made a career out of getting the bad guys behind bars. “I was always looking for somebody who was wanted,” he said. “I put

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