Gun Izakaya Opens Japanese Cuisine Restaurant in Paseo

Gun Izakaya, a new concept specializing in Japanese street food, opened in the Paseo District in July. From the team that brought Goro Ramen and Empire Slice House to Oklahoma City, Gun Izakaya is OKC’s newest spin on a Japanese Izakaya. Jeff Chanchaleune and Rachel Cope opened the restaurant to showcase Japanese cuisine.

Realtor Hosts Client Appreciation Fiesta

Amanda Kirkpatrick Lawler with Metro Mark Realtors hosted a Client Appreciation Fiesta in celebration of her fifth year working in real estate and obtaining her broker's license. Partners Kyle McCord of AMC Mortgage, Melissa Coon of Inspection Connection, Amanda Kirkpatrick-Lawler of Metro Mark Realtors, Jeremy Baldwin of Stockton Financial, Ryan Johnson of Norwalk Furniture and Matthew Shepherd … Continued

C.O.P.S. Oklahoma Honors Fallen Officers

Concerns of Police Survivors is an organization that rebuilds shattered lives of survivors and co-workers affected by line-of-duty deaths through partnerships with law enforcement and the community. C.O.P.S. Oklahoma honored fallen police officers and law enforcement at its 51st Annual Oklahoma Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Event May 10.

OKC Bellydancers Host Shimmy Mob to Raise Funds for YWCA

The Aalim Dance Academy, BellaFire, Deep Fried Sequins and Mystical Hips bellydance schools participated in the World Shimmy Mob, an international "flash mob" to raise awareness of domestic abuse. Participants from 183 cities globally performed the same choreography on World Bellydance Day May 11. The bellydancers raised funds for the YWCA Oklahoma City at Harkins Theater and Zorba's … Continued

OKC Dodgers’ Hosts Friday Night Hometown Heroes Presented by Boeing

The Oklahoma City Dodgers honored local military members and their families in May during the first Hometown Heroes presented by Boeing night of the season. Dodgers players and coaches wore camouflage jerseys during the game, and a Chair of Honor was dedicated as part of the Hussey Seating Company’s Prisoners of War, Missing in Action Chair of Honor Program. 

IIDA’s Around the World Fashion Show for Focus on Home

The International Interior Design Association's Oklahoma-Texas Chapter hosted the Around the World in Fashion show in April to raise funds for Focus on Home, which helps families in need with home furnishings and goods. Industry experts teamed up with manufacturers to create unique fashion designs out of materials like carpet, tile, lighting and more. 

Heritage Hall’s Heart of Gold Gala

The Heritage Hall Board of Trustees hosted its annual gala and auction at the OKC Golf and Country Club April 6. Chaired by Brian Bogert '95, Jenny Gray Ferguson '96 and Heather Verity Showalter ’95, Gala 2019: Heart of Gold recognized Heritage Hall’s teachers and noted the school’s golden anniversary. The school, founded in 1969, is observing its 50th year.

Drybar Opens Oklahoma City Location

Drybar opened its first Oklahoma location at Classen Curve on April 12 with 10 styling chairs and all the elements that define the Drybar experience. The shop offers all of Drybar’s services including The Straight Up, The Manhattan, The Cosmo, The Mai Tai, The Cosmo-Tai, Southern Comfort, Dirty Martini, The Uptini, Old Fashioned, Shirley Temple or The … Continued

C.O.P.S. Oklahoma’sThin Blue Line Run/Walk

The 2019 Thin Blue Line Run/Walk was held in Stillwater April 13. The Run/Walk for the Thin Blue Line is an event to raise funds for the Oklahoma Chapter of Concerns of Police Survivors (OKCOPS), a nonprofit organization that provides support services for families and co-workers of law enforcement officers who have died in the line of … Continued

Magellan Hosts Corner Office Groups

The Magellan Executive Partners hosted a networking event called "Corner Office Groups," which are offered to coach and help corporate executives be better managers. Executives gather to learn from each other and to network in a casual environment.