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Swish Swish

An obscure side street in Stillwater is not the most obvious place to look for a restaurant that I readily call one of my favorite dining experiences in the state ... but that is where you’ll find it.  For the past several years, I have been known to make the drive from Tulsa or Oklahoma City to Stillwater and back...

Music, Barbecue and Chalk Art

The McKnight Center in Stillwater offers its new Family Series, with a show on May 1 showcasing Lucas Ross and Sugar Free All Stars. The center’s youngest patrons are welcome to enjoy the magic of the theater with family-friendly music.  The Bixby BBQ ‘n Blues Festival, running May 7-8, is one of the largest barbecue competitions in Oklahoma. Along with...

Cowboy Country

While COVID-19 remains a significant health threat, the travel industry is nevertheless showing a pulse – and Stillwater should be high on anyone’s list of weekend or day-trip destinations in Oklahoma. The Payne County seat of just over 45,000 is brimming with activity, says Cristy Morrison, longtime president and CEO of Visit Stillwater, the city’s official tourism promoter. She says...

Football, soccer and rodeo

College football season begins with home games for the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University and the University of Tulsa. The Sooners began the season at the Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman on Aug. 31 against the Houston Cougars. OU takes on South Dakota on Sept. 7 and Texas Tech on Sept. 28. OSU plays McNeese State on...

Cowboy Up … Again and Again

It appears that Blake Jarwin is simply destined to remain a Cowboy. The Tuttle native first walked on at Oklahoma State University as a blocking tight end who dabbled on special teams. By his junior season, he became a starter for Mike Gundy’s Cowboys and earned first-team All-Big 12 Conference recognition. “I’ll cherish that time forever,” Jarwin says of his years...

Festival Season

Germanfest, hosted by the German-American Society of Tulsa (gastulsa.org), runs May 3-5 at the GAST House. Offerings include authentic performances and music, plus food, drink and kids’ activities. Tulsa International Mayfest (tulsamayfest.org) is back May 17-20, this time in the Arts District. This annual tradition features local and national bands, food vendors and plenty of art for sale. Stick around downtown...

Red Dirt Quirkiness

Around Town While the film festival circuit doesn’t truly take the winter off (Sundance was in the frigid cold of Utah in January), projectors start to heat up once spring rolls around. March features the return of the Red Dirt Film Festival, taking place March 1-3 in Stillwater. This is an indie fest distilled to its essence, packed full of films...