December 2018 Around Town

Big Cedar Lodge Opens Luxury Campsite on Table Rock Lake Big Cedar Lodge is now taking reservations for cottages, shepherd’s huts and luxury glamping tents opening in May 2019.  Located adjacent to the Bass Pro Shops Long Creek Marina on the shores of sparkling Table Rock Lake in Missouri’s Ozark mountains, Camp Long Creek, the … 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

Winter Home Delight

Nestled on the third hole of the Oak Tree Golf Course overlooking the lake, Steven and Barbara Nix have a townhouse full of Christmas cheer.


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All Fired Up

If you think Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, located at the Pointe at Chisholm Creek, is only about succulent grilled chicken, think again. Known especially for its wood-grilled steaks and seafood, Firebirds is famous for its scratch kitchen, Firebar, seasonal selections and warm atmosphere.