The Maker Movement

When you think of the word “maker,” what comes to mind?

February 2018 Around Town

Three candidates filed to run in Oklahoma City’s mayoral election, setting up a primary election February 13. The candidates are David Holt, Randall Smith and Taylor M. Neighbors.

Todd Miller

Customization. Everything these days seems customizable from the roast beef at the delicatessen to the font on your business card, to the precise number of vanilla pumps in a morning caramel macchiato from Starbucks. But what does it mean to customize? When friends and family gather around the dining room table, the table is functional, but is it beautiful? Can it…

Neighborhood Jam

Ever heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day?
It is, but more importantly, breakfast is the most versatile meal. Spicy, savory, sweet, pancakes, biscuits, muffins, oatmeal, grits, eggs, potatoes, steak, bacon, sausage, vegetables, fruit, syrup, salsa, jam, the list is endless! What if a full coffee and cocktail bar had jokes and fun thrown into the mix?

February: Foundation
Evaluation Month

Vesta Foundation Solution Tip: An ounce of 
prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Tree roots. Water. Soil. Earthquakes.
Nature eventually rules over all that mankind builds unless it is properly maintained. It's a battle that always ends the same way. But, with a little foresight and preventative measures, these seemingly powerful forces can be temporarily tamed. The wildness of the natural…

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Heide Brandes is an award-winning journalist and editor with more than 18 years of experience in publishing before starting her own freelance writing company in October 2012. She regularly contributes to numerous state, regional and national publications and has been published in Forbes, Silicon66, Bloomberg News, The Guardian UK, Outdoor X 4, Pink Pangea, GoNomad, The Wall Street Journal, The…

24 Hours with Shawn and Patrick Patterson

In the small Prairie Arts Collective studio in Oklahoma City’s Paseo, Patrick and Shawn Patterson are capturing light.

the beauty of downsizing

Kim and Nancy Kimberling were long-time residents of the Quail Creek community, living in a 3,400-square-foot home on the golf course when they decided they needed to make space in their life.