Tag Archives: Myriad Botanical Gardens

Chickens and herbs

The Myriad Botanical Gardens wants to help present and future green thumbs and those with poultry on their minds at its Gardening School 2014: From Chard to Chickens: Rethinking the American Kitchen Garden. The daylong symposium topics will be about kitchen gardening and landscape design with a focus on edible plants. “We’ve often concentrated on

Garden burgers — sorta

Credit: Brad Gregg And that’s great news for visitors to the Myriad Botanical Gardens. The Ice House, a restaurant slated to open on the garden grounds in September, will offer Nic’s celebrated onion burgers, fries and shakes. The Ice House will operate eight months out of the year, but will be closed during skating season.

Cooking for a cause

Jonathan Stranger, chef at Ludivine in Oklahoma City, wanted to help the tornado victims with his culinary talent, so he started phoning some of his colleagues Monday night. Within hours, the idea had mushroomed into a two-day, full-scale event, the OK Chefs Relief Pop-Up Restaurant. The fundraiser is set for 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Garden of eatin’

By: Shannon Cornman What type of clientele would a restaurant situated on 17 acres of gardens attract? Would there be too much competition from the yet-to-be built restaurant situated atop Devon tower? What about the glut of dining options located down the street in Bricktown? Nearly a year and a half later, a 2,000-square-foot restaurant

Autumn scenes

View from a new overlook at Will Rogers Park OKC Parks & Recreation Wendel Whisenhunt, Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation Department director, said drought, hot winds and high temperatures are causing the browning and making some trees go dormant early. Even if the greater Oklahoma City area receives more rain before the late October and

Vision statements

How would you describe blue to a blind person? How would you describe Chihuly glass or downtown’s Crystal Bridge? If you’re at a loss, Daniel Brookshire suggests using textures or objects. “Give me something to visualize,” said the 16-year-old, who is blind. “Describe something that represents the object so I can see it in my

Myriad Gardens is a dream come true

Now, after more than 40 years, I can breathe normally, thanks to the vision of another energy executive, Larry Nichols, whose determined efforts have allowed Mr. McGee’s audacious plan to be realized. Oklahomans are not by nature or history a patient people, and support for the realization of the vast potential of the gardens has

Dress for mess

Creepy crawly creatures will roam the Crystal Bridge as a part of the Halloween-themed Creepy Conservatory. The nature-oriented event will show children of all ages a variety of gruesome critters that, in nature, could inhabit the ecosystem the Crystal Bridge emulates. Children can be horrified and amazed at the beasts they’ll see from 1 to

Doing a 180

For about a year and a half, the Myriad Botanical Gardens area experienced variable accessibility due to a flurry of construction and renovation, but with the day-long festivities planned for Saturday’s grand re-opening of the park, many people will get a nearly complete look at what has been done to the downtown attraction. The renovations

Changing hands

The trust voted during its Aug. 9 meeting to take ownership of the foundation’s property at 123 S. Hudson, known as the Vitagraph property, in exchange for the trust forgiving the $4.2 million loan the foundation used to buy the property. However, the foundation will also have to pay to the trust $188,500 in unpaid

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