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Hitting the Slopes

You’re ready to hit the slopes and get some skiing in for this winter. You and your friends can’t wait to rendezvous in – Oklahoma City? Correct – and it’s thanks to RIVERSPORT, which takes the lead in bringing ‘impossible’ outdoor activities to the state. “We are driven to open up opportunities to people to experience authentic sports, adventure and...

The Hutch on Avondale

The space once home to the Coach House, one of Oklahoma City’s most well-known fine dining establishments, has been welcoming guests under its new persona, The Hutch on Avondale, since 2016. Chef Kurt Fleischfresser of Western Concepts decided to shift to a more casual, relaxed concept, and it’s been well-received.  These days, the Hutch still offers an innovative, upscale dining...

Cathy O’Connor

With a hand in nearly every downtown OKC initiative in the past 20 years, Cathy O’Connor has enacted real change as president and CEO of the Alliance for Economic Development of Oklahoma City. She previously served as assistant city manager and as the City’s finance director. Committed to the redevelopment of distressed areas, O’Connor has spearheaded myriad community projects around...

Social Capital

Billed as a craft beer destination, Oklahoma City’s Social Capital is a community-driven experience in light-drenched, comfortable digs, where you can enjoy a vast selection of specialty cocktails, wine, 120 craft beers and two restaurant options. Food specialties include charcuterie and house-made ice cream, and happy hour runs Tuesday through Friday from 3-6 p.m. with $5 appetizers like quesadillas,...

Richard A. Kelley

Oklahoma City’s fire chief, Richard Kelley, is a born-and-raised, bonafide Oklahoman who graduated from Moore High School, Rose State College and Oklahoma State University – OKC. He began his firefighting career at the Will Rogers Airport Fire Department, and has been with the OKC Fire Department since 1991. He was appointed chief in 2017 after rising through the ranks,...

Dwight Lawson

Dwight Lawson, Ph.D., had a migratory childhood as an Air Force brat, with stints in Pakistan and several cities around the U.S. before settling in North Carolina. Harboring a lifelong interest in biology, Lawson attended the University of Pennsylvania for his undergraduate degree and the University of Texas, Arlington, for a graduate degree in quantitative biology.  Before joining the Oklahoma...

Bird’s the Word

Inspired by his grandmother, chef Marc Dunham loves making people happy through food. Fortunately, his current culinary journey has him doing just that. At an early age, the Texas native began cooking out of necessity, but after watching his grandmother’s zeal for the activity, he quickly grew to love it. However, it was a job in his pre-teen years that...

Homes, Gardens, Pups and St. Patrick

Everything you need for sprucing up your house and yard can be found at the Tulsa Home and Garden Show on March 12-15 at Expo Square. Stick around Expo Square for the canine athleticism featured at the Tulsa Dog Training Club Agility Trials from March 13 to 15. You don’t want to miss the first welcome of spring at Tulsa...

Trolls, Dinosaurs and Hoops High Jinks

Immerse yourself in the world of singing, dancing, rainbows, glitter and hugs at Oklahoma City’s Cox Convention Center when Trolls Live runs March 6-8. Kids of all ages can enjoy the hoops fun of the famous Harlem Globetrotters, who visit OKC’s Chesapeake Arena on March 14 and Tulsa’s BOK Center on March 15. The ultimate in monster truck racing...

From Rodeos to Wrestling

Tulsa Oilers home hockey matches are scheduled for March 3, 14, 20, 22 and 24 at the BOK Center, which also hosts the alpha male drama of the Big 12 Conference wrestling championships March 7-8. Visit Tulsa’s Expo Square for two equine events: the Route 66 Morgan Classic on March 18-21 and the Green Country Spring Fling, showcasing Arabian horses,...