Summer Hot Spots

 Article Heide Brandes  In July, it's easy to get overheated in Oklahoma City's hot sun, but we've got just the places to cool off and enjoy the summer.  From getting wild on the water at the Oklahoma City Boathouse District to pedaling the trails by bicycle, families and summer babies will find the best ways to stay cool and have…

Outdoor Spaces Bring Touch of Luxury to Summer

 Article Heide Brandes  In the summer, there's no better place to entertain than the outdoors. John Matteson of Matteson Custom Homes is an expert in creating outdoor spaces that bring a homeowner's vision to fruition. From infinity pools and spas to patios that beg for summer parties, these three featured areas will entice you to get outside.  Custom Designed Pool…

Royal Iron

 Article Heide Brandes  The creations by Royal Ironworks start as 20-foot iron bars, which Richard heats up in a forge and hammers into shape by hand. For more information, visit RoyalIronworks.com.  Richard Queen didn't start out as a master iron artist. He had a "suit-and-tie" job like so many others, but being a single parent motivated him to take his hobby…

Dog Days

Ahhhh, summer. Time for backyard pool parties and family vacations. Time for kids to run after the ice cream truck when the telltale sound of its music turns onto your street to secure the perfect sweet treat to beat the heat. For the loud explosion of fireworks on the Fourth of July, the shriveled fingertips … Continued

July 2018 Around Town

Six Fallen Officers Added to Oklahoma Memorial Six law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty in Oklahoma were honored at the newly renovated Oklahoma Law Enforcement Memorial in Oklahoma City. Their names were dedicated during the 50th Annual Oklahoma Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial Service at the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety Headquarters. The … Continued

Paseo Arts Festival

The Paseo Arts District's 42nd Annual Paseo Arts Festival took place over Memorial Day Weekend. More than 90 visual artists displayed paintings, ceramics, photography, woodworking and more, along with several musicians providing additional entertainment.  

Oklahoma Law Enforcement Officers’ Memorial Service

The 50th Annual Oklahoma Law Enforcement Officers' Memorial Service was held at the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Memorial. This year, the service was also a re-dedication of the Memorial. The memorial was in need of repair and was completely rebuilt. Six officers' names were added to the wall who were killed in the line of duty in 2017. The memorial … Continued

Where ‘Golden Years’ Are Truly Golden

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Perfect Pesto

 Article Heide Brandes  The Hall's Pizza Kitchen may have started as a popular food truck, but today, the restaurant's Midtown location offers a rustic feel and a rooftop patio that just screams "summer fun." Sisters Elise and Holly Hall started their pizza venture as a way to pay for college, and while they accomplished that, today they serve up signature…

Passion for Wounded Vets Drives Sabolich Prosthetics

 Article Heide Brandes  When Scott Sabolich sees a wounded veteran, his heart clenches. When he sees a military veteran who suffered an amputation, he knows he can help them achieve mobility.  Scott Sabolich Prosthetics and Research in Oklahoma City has helped amputees for more than 70 years. Scott took over in 1999 and opened a second office in Dallas. Both locations…