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A Century’s Worth of Lessons

Brenda Alford’s grandparents did not speak to her directly about the horrors of the Tulsa Race Massacre. But after she grew up, she realized she had often overheard conversations about the devastation that began on May 31, 1921, in the Greenwood District and its prosperous Black Wall Street. She learned that her grandparents, James and Vasinora Nails Sr., along...

Painting the Town

Costa Rica native and Canadian County transplant Carlos Barboza made a name for himself early on. In elementary school, a teacher refused to grade his art homework, accusing his parents of doing it for him. “My mom went to school and proved that I did it,” says Barboza. Artistic prowess runs in this 30-year-old’s DNA. Besides his relative Roger Lopez, who...

All Roads Lead to Service

Somewhere along one of Tulsa’s busiest avenues is a little gate; hundreds of cars zip by it every day without noticing the home hidden there. If you’re one of the lucky few to be invited inside, you’ll find a sense of comfort.  “Oh, feel at home,” says the owner, Shannon Smith. “It’s not fair that this huge house should be...

Fit for Family

Photography by Nathan Harmon  Tim Yardy describes this new midtown Tulsa project as a residence designed and built especially for functional living. The elegant and stylish home is perfect for the multi-faceted lifestyles of the owners and their children. Owners Leonard and Jennie McCullough chose Yardy and Bill Benton of the Tulsa design and build firm Astoria Properties DBA The Maison...

2020 TOP DOCTORS

Now, more than ever, it’s apparent the far-reaching impact physicians have in the world. Their self-sacrifice, dedication and passion for keeping the world healthy continue to inspire. Castle Connolly’s exclusive Top Doctors listing showcases some of those heroes – Oklahoma’s brightest and most innovative physicians. These selections are truly merit-based, with nominations from peers, esteemed health systems and medical...

In the Family

Family owned and operated since 1992, Travers Mahan Apparel at 8146 S. Lewis Ave. in Tulsa has seen its fair share of ups and downs. But owner and namesake Travers Mahan wouldn’t change a thing about it. He and his wife, Laurie, opened up shop after decades as manufacturing representatives, where they sold products to small stores just like the...

The COVID-19 Bounceback

Oklahomans demonstrated concern for their neighbors during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic by staying home, washing their hands and donning face masks for essential trips. Due to city or state mandates, many people closed or curtailed their businesses, knowing they might never recover from the financial setback. Gov. Kevin Stitt says that same level of common sense and caring...

Dance with Tulsa Ballet

Several dancers from Tulsa Ballet do some pirouettes to raise our spirits!

Everything to Know about the ‘Murder Hornet’

Amid an already trying 2020, news sources have recently reported that a species of predatory insect has breached North America – the Asian giant hornet, disturbingly nicknamed the ‘murder hornet.’ Wyatt Hoback, associate professor of entomology and plant pathology at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, has answers to your questions regarding the hornet, its presence in the U.S. and its...

Drone Photography of Oklahoma

If you’re missing summer travel and the Oklahoma skyline, we’ve got just the thing:  a breathtaking collection of drone shots and photography by Miller Photography Tulsa. https://youtu.be/2HO6_xFDFgg