A Time to 
Be Thankful

Thankful: it’s a word that gets tossed around a lot this time of year as November arrives and 2017 begins to draw to a close. And although it typically marks the winding down of the year, November is also a season of beginnings. This month begins the season of giving and the season of receiving. It begins the season of…

Holiday Wine Pairings

“Rich, full-bodied whites like Chardonnay, Viognier, Gewürztraminer and Rhône White Blends pair delightfully with many of the dishes found on the Thanksgiving table. For example, pumpkin soup or butternut squash with brown butter and sage is a delicious match for a richly textured Chardonnay. The warmer spices of autumn, like nutmeg, cinnamon and clove, are complementary to this style of…

Thanksgiving Traditions

“My mom’s favorite holiday is Thanksgiving, so it remains with the traditional Thanksgiving feast,” Tracee Strong says. “Her Southern cornbread stuffing (my grandmother’s recipe) is my absolute favorite! My mom started a tradition when the grandchildren were younger—she bought a paper tablecloth and gave the kids permanent markers to write what they are thankful for on the tablecloth. We look…

Dr. Castel Santana

Ever impatiently waited in a doctor's office? Sit for 20-30 minutes, nurse checks vitals for 5, doctor comes to the room for 5 minutes, and nurse returns with prescription in hand. Goodbyes, payment, scheduling and it's over. Sound familiar?

Nuvo Home

When was the last time you enjoyed a peaceful space to read or enjoy family and friends? What made it peaceful? Nuvo Home, Oklahoma City's Modern Eclectic furniture store, assists metro residents by offering consultations and designing stylish rooms. At its heart, Modern Eclectic "borrows from every style and blends it into something perfectly suited for every space," says Nuvo…

Kid Concoctions

Ingredients for the scones
1/2 cup canned pumpkin
1 large egg
3 tablespoons heavy cream
1 tablespoon molasses
2 cups flour
1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon cloves
1 stick cold butter

Ingredients for the Glaze
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar + more for dusting
3 tablespoons canned pumpkin
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon cloves

The Manhattan

Occasionally in life, events merge, developing an overlap that some call coincidence or fate. Whatever it is called, The Manhattan is no stranger to the phenomenon. Ironically located on Park Avenue, it seems The Manhattan was meant to occupy their small but functional setting. Sitting on the ground floor of the Oklahoma Tower, a high-rise that stretches 434 feet in…

November 2017 Around Town

Mayor Mick Cornett and other city leaders cut the ribbon on the new Municipal Court building, unveiling a more modern building that makes it more convenient for residents to conduct court business. The new court building, 701 Couch Drive, is on the northwest corner of the historic Civic Center district on the opposite side of the new Police Department headquarters,…