Businesses Cater to Children and Young at Heart

 Article Lindsey Davies  Cleveland County is known for its lively arts scene and amazing festivals. But did you know it’s also a great place for raising children—and the fur children—in your life? We have places to pamper pooches and to enthrall children of all ages. Come explore some of these one-of-a-kind endeavors in the area and help support local businesses.…

Veterans Corner

 Article Staci Elder Hensley | Photography Ryan Lassiter with Defining Image  It’s a sad fact that the men and women who fight for our country often have to fight against it after serving in order to receive veterans’ benefits they’ve rightly earned. For most, the fight is long and discouraging. They frequently get nowhere on their own or end up paying…

You’ll Want to ‘Say Cheese’

“Now featuring miles of smiles” isn’t the official slogan of Norman’s Orthodontics Exclusively, but it very well could be. As the experts behind the town’s oldest orthodontic practice, owners Dr. Tim Shannon and Dr. Mark Revels each day treat patients of all ages with a wide variety of tooth alignment issues.

Nancy A. Brown, D.O.

If you suffer from rheumatoid arthritis or one of the other musculoskeletal diseases/systemic autoimmune conditions commonly referred to as rheumatic diseases, you know how important it is to have a doctor you not only respect, but one with whom you feel comfortable.

Excellence Irrigation

One client who recently purchased a new home that backs onto a lake in northwest Oklahoma City called on Excellence Irrigation to take on a major project. He writes, “Excellence Irrigation was responsible for the complete design and installation of all landscaping, including the sprinkler system; outdoor LED landscape lighting; landscape fountain at the front entry; a large round patio…

Battling Pain or Pudge?

Two of the latest treatments for chronic pain and getting rid of stubborn fat are proving to be big hits for clients at AlignOK Chiropractic Wellness, and patients are reaping huge benefits from both. Recently approved by the FDA, the first treatment is known as pressure wave therapy, It’s a highly successful new technology that provides non-invasive, drug-free treatment for…

CARING AND SERVICE

In Moore, a local business is proving that you can give back to the community both in and out of the office. Norman native Kelly Pensoneau launched Lincoln Lending, a local mortgage bank, in the spring of 2014 after several years working in the industry. However, prior to becoming a success in the mortgage world, he spent 10 years working…

Freeze Your Way

Loc Do and Shawn Tran, owners of ExpressCRYO, which opened March 22 in Moore, said they offer two types of therapy:

Maid OK

Was maintaining a cleaner, healthier and more organized home one of your New Year’s resolutions, but now you’re finding the realities of work, ferrying the kids to soccer practice, and other daily chores and activities are making the fulfillment of that resolution almost impossible?

Catering for the Holidays

When it comes to catering around Cleveland County, many local restaurants have a “whatever it takes” attitude to help customers achieve their best holiday bash, family dinner or intimate gathering. Need someone to recreate your great-grandmother’s Italian baked rigatoni? Look to Benvenuti’s. Love La Baguette’s meals but don’t see your favorite dish on the menu? Just ask. And if you’ve…

Boyer Veterinary Clinic

Dr. Jeff Boyer comes across as friendly, open and laid-back–qualities he hopes will be reciprocated by his human clients and their furry pets. “Dr. Jeff,” an associate veterinarian at Boyer Veterinary Clinic in south Oklahoma City, and his father, Dr. Ronald L. Boyer, also a veterinarian and owner of Boyer Veterinary Clinic, believe that relaxed owners help make for less-stressed…

Meet “Molly”

Family feedback on the first of three planned memory care neighborhoods at Legend at Rivendell has been overwhelmingly positive, said Residence Director Heather Xoquic. One family member recently rated them on caring.com with five of five stars, saying: …The staff is very nice, very caring, and take really good care of him. They seem to serve very good food. They…

Huntington’s Fine Jewelers

It’s been nearly 30 years since Lantz Smith and his wife, Lisa, opened Huntington Fine Jewelers in south Oklahoma City. In that time, the Smiths have served thousands of customers, many of whom have gone on to become personal friends and close associates.

Nurture Day Spa

In a society that encourages people to do it all (and to stay connected on social media while doing it), it’s easy to get lost in the stress of a fast-paced life. Many people go days, months, or even longer without taking a break to focus on themselves.

Christian Brothers Automotive

Nobody is happy when their vehicle breaks down or unexpectedly requires repair, and for many (especially) women, the thought of dealing with mechanics is fraught with anxiety. At Christian Brothers Automotive–two locations offer residents in Norman and Oklahoma City added convenience–a tremendous effort is made to ease their customers’ trepidation and, indeed, make the experience as pleasurable as possible.

Republic Bank & Trust

When you ask Republic Bank & Trust President and CEO Chuck Thompson what sets Republic apart from other banks in the region, he smiles. Then he recommends that you find out what sets this institution apart from the people who know best: their customers.

Outdoor Oases

If you’re a fan of HGTV and the host of other television home and home/yard improvement shows that have sprung up like kudzu in recent years, you know that extending a house’s living quarters outdoors is a huge trend nationwide. This movement hasn’t missed Oklahoma, and Brian Scroggins is taking full advantage of that.