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Torchy’s Tacos

From an Austin, Texas, food truck to more than 60 locations in four states, Torchy’s treats Tulsans and OKC diners to what founder Mike Rypka calls “Damn Good” tacos. Each location has a slightly different look and aura, but every Torchy’s shop has partnerships with ingredient providers from around the world. The company also uses renewable napkins, cutlery and...

Katie Fitzgerald

Katie Fitzgerald has dedicated her life to helping the most vulnerable people in society. Her resume includes stints at Make-a-Wish Oklahoma in Oklahoma City, the Center for Children and Families in Norman and the United Way of Greater Battle Creek, Michigan. We caught up with Fitzgerald, CEO of the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma since 2016, and got her...
Around Town My credo now approves of any film festival with the category “The Strange Batch” to cover what it describes as “wonderfully weird shorts.” This decision came after looking at the lineup of the Twister Alley Film Festival, happening May 2-4 at the Woodward Arts Theater. That listing is just one indication of the festival’s offbeat sensibilities. With other...
Tulsa’s own international pop sensation Hanson teams with Tulsa Symphony to present Hanson String Theory, showcasing the music of brothers Isaac, Taylor and Zac with the orchestra. The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. May 17. Visit tulsasymphony.org for more information. Jean-Yves Thibaudet plays Franz Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in A-major in the OKC Philharmonic production Classics 7 – Deep...

Ganache Patisserie

Spouses Matt Ruggi and Laura Szyld decided the state needed a one-of-a-kind patisserie. Ganache Patisserie came about after the couple met and fell in love in Argentina, then cooked their way around Europe while studying cuisine, especially baking. For their return to the United States, they chose OKC to share their dream. Stating that food cooked with love is...

A Slow Recovery

The 2018 baseball season was a milestone for Oklahoma City native Andrew Heaney. Heaney, 27, made 30 starts for the Los Angeles Angels and went 9-10 over 180 innings. After having Tommy John surgery (replacing a torn ligament with a healthy tendon) on his left elbow in July 2016, the Putnam City High product pitched seven games in 2017 but...
It’s a big month on diamonds in Oklahoma City as the Big 12 Conference’s softball and baseball championships unfold. May 10-11 features the softball finals at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex. The baseball championships run May 22-26 at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. For a full schedule for both, visit big12sports.com. The fun continues with the NCAA Women’s College World Series...
David Littlefield, chief operating officer at Littlefield Agency, wanted to create a fresh, upscale image at the Tulsa advertising firm’s headquarters that would inspire his staff and diverse roster of clients. What he envisioned was a long way from the company’s original, traditional office layout. The change has been a paradigm shift. “The results have been exciting and, frankly, made our...
    Nestled in northeastern Oklahoma, an unforgettable, almost magical farm cultivates and cares for some of nature’s most beautiful creatures – butterflies. The Euchee Butterfly Farm just outside Bixby does more than care for these captivating insects; it makes an ecological and economic impact on the state. “As a butterfly farm, our main goal is to raise healthy, disease-free butterflies that can...
Tulsa Opera presents its final show of the season, Don Giovanni, composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and sung in Italian with English supertitles. Performances run May 3 and 5 at the Tulsa PAC. Visit tulsaopera.com for tickets. A wicked witch and her gang of monkeys are on the loose during Theatre Tulsa Academy’s The Wizard of Oz in the John...