“This was a place of reformation,” she explained. “Prisoners were taught trades and gardening so they could make a better life for themselves when they got out.”
We also selected this roundup of fun and unusual roadside attractions, eateries, venues, museums and more that will pique any day-tripper’s curiosity while learning more about our state history and the highway that connects America.
“Protect yourself. That’s the message,” Maytubby said. “Wear insect repellent and take precautions to lower your risk of being bitten.”
Entrepreneur magazine ranked OKC as the nation’s No. 1 city worth moving to if you want to start a business.
Carter Sampson releases Wilder Side, her first full-length album since 2011.
Denise Duong makes traveling art as she perfects the art of travel.
It’s time again for Oklahoma Gazette’s annual, super-duper official Chicken-Fried News year in review and predictions!
Maybe it’s the pressure of the holidays, or maybe it’s the weather, but winter always makes us want to get the heck outta town.
Members of the MAPS 3 streetcar subcommittee heard a presentation from engineers on Wednesday that outlined more details about the circular route, which could include altering street parking and constructing a one-block line that is seldom used.
Now, it’s a key element of the annual city budget debate, competing with other high-level interests such as public safety, trails and parks and better streets, and it has been included in the popular MAPS initiatives. “It’s strange because people didn’t even know we had a transit system 12 to 15 years ago. Now, we’re…