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Piggy bank at New E Nuff, Monday, March 6, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Go on a thrift store safari for a quirky, budget-friendly workspace makeover

Go on a thrift store safari for a quirky, budget-friendly workspace makeover

If your office or cubicle has all the personality of an off-brand stapler or a free paperweight, don’t fret. Any workspace can go from boring to fun and chat-worthy with just a little money and a lot of imagination. There are many destinations in the metropolitan area for budget-conscious buyers to peruse secondhand goods. But

Oklahoma City Senior Center and Community Center Groundbreaking Ceremony held at 4001 N.W. 39th Expressway, Oklahoma City

Chickasaw Nation to open a community center and senior center in OKC

The Chickasaw Nation broke ground on the centers on Aug. 4.

RECAP: South by Southwest, day one

Day 1 was a scorcher, at least according to the standard set by Oklahoma City’s frozen tundra. The high for the day peaked at about 83, but at times, it felt even warmer. Thankfully, The Buffalo Lounge had just the remedy. I arrived at the downtown Austin venue — this year at Avenue on Congress,

State movie rebate program in jeopardy

The bill would have extended the rebate program through July 2024. It now may expire in July 2014. The incentive has been critical to bringing films and related industry revenue into Oklahoma, including Pearl, The Cherokee Word for Water, Bringing Up Bobby, Rudderless and August: Osage County.  The Oklahoma Film Enhancement Rebate reimburses up to 37

Engineering change

It’s no secret to Phil Hughes that he has little chance of being the next mayor of Oklahoma City. He has no website. With the primary less than a month away, he has done no fundraising. He has no campaign events planned, and he has no formal endorsements. But Hughes is a registered candidate and

What’s to hide?

Joey Senat, author of Mass Communication in Oklahoma and associate professor of journalism at Oklahoma State University, said divorce filings are as much a public record as lawsuits and criminal charges.“Divorce records are not private and are included in the public court system,” he said. Senat’s comments come on the heels of a legal battle

Reel jobs

On May 24 — the final day of this year’s session — the state House voted against extension of the Oklahoma Film Enhancement Rebate Program, which provides incentives for qualifiying film productions that spend money on Oklahoma goods and services. Before the vote, House Democratic Leader Scott Inman of Del City called the Democrats in

Supernatural Activity

The gist is that for its season/series finale, one of those ridiculous ghost-hunting shows goes to Hicksville, Texas, in search of the “yeti-demon” known as Smallsquatch. To give you an immediate idea of the level of humor the flick operates, the creature tickles its victims to death. Ha-ha! I mean, ha-ha? This flimsy setup allows

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