Not Home for the Holidays

While families gather at Thanksgiving and Christmas, Oklahoma City Police Staff Sgt. Suzanne Montgomery will be out patrolling the streets. Like many other emergency services personnel or law enforcement officers, Suzanne gives up her holidays with family to ensure the safety of citizens.

What the Chefs Like to Eat

Visit any of your favorite restaurants, and chances are one dish really stands out. It's your go-to meal that you love to eat.

Light and Dark

Fall is a time of light and dark. The days are still sunny and bright, but night falls a little more quickly. The weather ranges from balmy with a hint of summer lingering to blustery and chilly as winter makes its way into Oklahoma City.

The Great Pumpkin Hunt

 Orange is the new black.  As the green leaves of summer fade to the rusty orange of fall, the season's favorite squash comes into the spotlight. Everywhere you turn, the pumpkin will be the star of the show, from pumpkin pies and soups to pumpkin spice everything. Picking the perfect pumpkin for either baking or carving up for Halloween is a…

Modern Dreaming

This month, Matteson Custom Homes will unveil its stunning, uniquely designed modern industrial custom home, located at 14800 Cascade Drive in The Falls, which will be one of eight homes featured in the 2018 Street of Dreams. Every detail in the home is carefully selected and quality crafted with some of the most highly sought-after design features.

The Wild Side of Style

 Article Heide Brandes | Photography Cindy Ritchie  This fall, Lorne Wilson of the Ambassador Shop wants men to step outside of their comfort zone and try fashion they normally wouldn’t imagine.  With bright colors blending with geometric and surprising patterns, men’s fashion is taking risks and breaking the rules.

Fresh Cut

 Article Heide Brandes | Photography Cindy Ritchie  When Lori Miller and Braxton Banks started Salon Exclusive a little more than two years ago, they wanted to focus on offering hair services with education backing it up. Both Lori and Braxton worked for other salons for years and became friends. and Lori had more than a decade of business experience while…

Fresh ingredients, Beautiful Presentation Adds Pop to Rococo’s Hawaiian Tuna Poke

 Article Heide Brandes | Photography Cindy Ritchie  "People eat with their eyes," says Bruce Rinehart, Rococo's founder and chef, as he and his chefs carefully layer sunrise colors of yellow, red and green into a cylindrical mold. "Food should look like a piece of art, and you should respect the artists and the effort that is put into making a dish look…

Light as Fashion

 Article Heide Brandes | Photography Cindy Ritchie  Robert Baxter, owner of Robert Baxter Electric, knows his lighting. As a decades-long expert, Robert has seen how lighting can dress up a home much like how a signature piece of jewelry or a handbag can really dress up an outfit.  Robert, now 68, has been an electrical contractor since he was 18.…

Book Buddies

 Article Heide Brandes | Photography Cindy Ritchie  Can a dog help a child become a better reader? As odd as it sounds, a study at the University of California showed that reading aloud to a canine listener not only improves a child's reading skills by as much as 12 percent in 10 weeks but also creates confidence in speaking aloud.  The Oklahoma…