John Rex Charter Middle School Takes Learning Beyond the Classroom

John Rex Charter’s new middle school is taking its electives beyond the classroom and the Myriad Botanical Gardens where the school is located. It is the only active public school in a botanical garden in the country. The sixth-graders get a variety of classes including gardening in the Myriad Gardens, kayaking on the Oklahoma River and cycling … Continued

Famed Beatles Animator Hosts Art Show at Framed in Village

Famed animator and illustrator Ron Campbell held an art show featuring his work at Framed in the Village in November. Ron was one of the animators for the Beatles film Yellow Submarine and director of the Beatles 1960 cartoon series. He also worked on such iconic cartoons as Scooby Doo, The Smurfs, Rugrats, The Flintstones and … Continued

2018 Oklahoma Designer Show House Benefits Free to Live Sanctuary

The Fourth Annual Oklahoma Designer Show House, benefiting Free to Live Animal Sanctuary, was held this fall. The home in Edmond featured several designers include Nuvo-Home in Cassady Square. The home was decorated, both inside and out, with some of the latest in design elements.  

OKC Zoo Unveils New Sanctuary Asia Exhibit

The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden opened the most ambitious expansion in its history, Sanctuary Asia, on Sept. 28. The $22 million habitat houses endangered animals from Asia.  Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt and his family and City Manager Jim Couch helped Zoo CEO Dwight Lawson cut the ribbon. The Lion Dancers of OKC … Continued

Woman of the Year Honors OKC Women Making a Difference

The 38th Journal Record Woman of the Year gala event on Oct. 11 in Oklahoma City honored 50 women making a difference in the community.  Six women inducted to this year’s Circle of Excellence included Mary Jane Calvey, Jill Castilla, Pageant Ferriabough, Ann Felton Gilliland, Dee Hays and Stacey Ninness.

Dogtopia Hosts Grand Opening in Edmond

Dogtopia of Edmond recently hosted its grand opening at the new location at 3409 S. Broadway Extension. Dogtopia of Edmond offers daycare and boarding for dogs of all sizes. This unique facility offers outdoor play areas, indoor play areas, rubber flooring and many other facilities unique to Dogtopia.  

Rep. Wallace Recognized by the Meadows Center for Opportunity

State Representative Kevin Wallace was recognized by the Meadows Center for Opportunity for his work to help organizations that help individuals with developmental disabilities. James Hill, executive director of the Meadows, and Samantha Galloway, executive director of Oklahoma Community Based Providers, presented Kevin with a copy of the bill he authored to provide funding for organizations … Continued

Local Artist Closes Shows, Takes Commissions for Custom Work, Christmas

Oklahoma City artist and painter Jack Fowler was recently featured in special showings at the JRB Gallery and Halcyon, both in the Paseo District. Jack, known for his unique and colorful take on Western art and for his portrait work, is currently taking commissions for portraits, landscapes and other specialized pieces. He is also accepting … Continued

Climb into Fitness for the Holidays

Despite our worst fears, the average American really only gains about one pound during the holiday season. Althought that doesn’t sound like much, if you gain that extra pound year after year, those holiday indulgences can add up.

Bath, Beauty and Beyond

A woman walked into Oklahoma City's Architectural Hardware Designs with a vision. She had recently been in England and stayed at a five-star resort. In that resort was the bathroom of her dreams.