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By the District

Tulsa by Tracy LeGrand Tulsa Arts One of the oldest downtown hubs, the Tulsa Arts District is rich with iconic spots, like Cain’s Ballroom and the Tulsa Theater (formerly known as the Old Lady on Brady and the Tulsa Municipal Theater). Culturally diverse and hopping, this district is where you can attend musical performances or just hang out on Guthrie Green, and participate...
The University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University have arguably two of the finest Big 12 College wrestling programs of all time. Coach John Smith has led the OSU Cowboys to 21 out of OSU’s 53 Conference Championships, which is more than double any other coach in the history of the program. Most recently, Smith led his squad to...

Catching Crime

Bad boys, bad boys, whatcha gonna do, whatcha gonna do when they come for you? And they will, indeed, come for you – with the help of millions of surveillance cameras nationwide. Retired police sergeant Sean Larkin now hosts a new show on Fox Nation. Photos courtesy CrimeCam 24/7 Sean Larkin, retired Tulsa police sergeant, now helms a reality series that...
Sweeping gracefully away from Oklahoma City Boulevard, the first phase of Scissortail Park marks a historical turning point for downtown’s southwest side. Scissortail’s 40-acre Upper Park, opened Sept. 27, adjoins the Skydance Bridge over Interstate 40 and connects to the 30-acre Lower Park, which, upon completion, will give OKC its largest park. The Upper Park offers a covered stage, a...
Growing up in Java, Indonesia, Indri Bahar did not learn her family’s traditional recipes at her mother’s knee ... she was too busy getting her university degree in chemistry. But after she married her childhood sweetheart, a petroleum engineer from another Indonesian island, Sumatra, they found themselves in jungles far from decent food. So, she tried cooking and discovered...

Stage Talent Galore

It’s another lively month in Oklahoma with entertaining spins on actual people … plus some talented, young dancers. Here we go again as Theatre Tulsa presents Mamma Mia!, intertwining hits by the band ABBA, at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center from Aug. 9 to Sept. 1. OKC Broadway’s presentation of smash-hit Hamilton, with musical tellings of the founding fathers, continues...
The Fourth of July, arguably Americans’ favorite holiday, offers Oklahomans plenty of ways to celebrate. So grab your family, your lawn chairs, your appetite and the most patriotic, red-white-and-blue outfit in your closet and head out to any of the following get-togethers to enjoy the day. LibertyFest  Citywide, EdmondThrough July 4 LibertyFest’s festivities are vast, with some starting as early as June...

Greenhouse Goodies

Perhaps you’ve gotten into a winter weather funk. After all, most Oklahomans know that the cold can extend far beyond the first day of spring on March 19.  If you’re yearning for warmth and the accompanying colorful plant life, a hidden gem at Tulsa’s Woodword Park, the Lord Burnham Conservatory, can help to transport you to a greenhouse wonderland.  The conservatory,...

Lake Living

Lake Eufaula is a hotspot for kayaking, canoeing and rafting. Photo courtesy the Lake Eufaula Association
Oklahoma Lake Guide Included below are just some of the 200+ lakes Oklahoma harbors within its borders.  Broken Bow Lake– About 14,000 surface acres and 180 miles of shoreline, located in southeast Oklahoma near Broken Bow. Mountain water feeds the lake, making it a scuba diver’s ideal location for spotting aquatic wildlife. Described as one of the most beautiful bodies of...
Common Health Issues for Women Things like osteoporosis, breast cancer, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and urinary tract infections are well known diseases, infections and illnesses that most know about when speaking on common health issues for women. But others, including uterine fibroids and primary ovarian sufficiency, are more prevalent than people may expect. We dive into symptoms, side effects and...