Bringing Old-School Style Back

The gentleman sat in the 1950s barber chair facing the mirror while the barber puffed hot lather along his neck. Pulling out a straight razor, the barber scraped the blade over the neck stubble as Frank Sinatra crooned about going to the moon.

Big Cedar Lodge Creates Multi-Course Golfing Destination in Ozarks

Located deep within the Ozark Mountains of Missouri lies an unexpected destination that just might be the next big thing in golf.

Read Your Way to Success

As a full-service organizational development firm, Strata Leadership is devoted to providing character and competence-based solutions to equip leaders through training, coaching, development experiences and organizational development consulting. The Strata team comprises researchers, writers, trainers and coaches who utilize expertise formed through academic preparation and real experience.

Camp Champions

 When it comes to summer fun, nothing beats camp.   Hiking, outdoor games, archery, lake fun and sing-a-longs are the traditional play of summer, but for many children, having such an experience is out of reach. Enter Camp Classen.   The YMCA Camp Classen has been providing campers, young and old alike, with unforgettable memories since the 1920s. Nestled in the Arbuckle…

Eating Route 66

Route 66, that famed Mother Road that runs from Chicago to the Santa Monica Pier, has its longest stretch through Oklahoma. In Oklahoma, Route 66 travels 400 miles from Quapaw near the Kansas border to Texola on the Texas panhandle border. If a Route 66 road trip is in your future, here are a few of the most iconic stops for food…

Salad Utopia

 Say goodbye to the boring old salad bar.  Salata, now with three locations in Oklahoma City metro, allows you to customize your perfect salad or wrap, and the choices are endless. What's more, the restaurant makes it easy to be gluten-free, vegan or even stick to that keto diet.   From its humble beginnings as a pop-up salad bar in the…

Tackling the Global Water Crisis

Globally, at least 1.8 billion people use a drinking-water source contaminated with feces, according to the World Health Organization, and 842,000 deaths from diarrheal diseases each year could be prevented by improved water, sanitation and hygiene.  

The Best Lil’ Breweries in Oklahoma

Not that long ago, the Oklahoma craft beer scene was small and almost nonexistent. Revered pioneers such as Choc Beer Company, Marshall Brewing and COOP helped to pave the way for the explosion of craft breweries we see in Oklahoma today. 

Tremendous Transformations

A remodel doesn’t have to be a massive project to make a huge difference to the look and feel of your home. Just because you don’t need your whole house remodeled doesn't mean you can’t make significant improvements to your home with changed spaces.

Modern Farmhouse Dream Home

When clients came to Brent Gibson Classic Home Design a few years ago to design and build their modern farmhouse dream home, they had definite ideas in mind.