Got the Summer Blues?

 Article Lindsey Davies  Summer in Oklahoma can be hot, dry and drag on. What can you do to beat the heat and boredom of the dog days of summer? We’ve rounded up a few of Central Oklahoma’s “hottest” attractions. Here, get the inside scoop into some wet and wild adventures that are sure to thrill the whole family, all summer…

Grilling the Perfect Steak

 Article Jerri Culpepper | Photography Ryan Lassiter at Defining Image  There’s nothing like the flavor of a quality steak cooked on the grill—at least, if it’s cooked correctly! I think most of us have been disappointed to cut into a grilled steak, only to find it either under-cooked or overcooked and tough.  Whether you’re planning a special Fourth of July…

Patio Penache

 Article Jerri Culpepper | Photography Ryan Lassiter at Defining Image  In the summer, gatherings with family and friends are just that much more fun when they're held outdoors. Here, we shine the light on three favorite outdoor restaurant hangouts, each with very different vibes.  Each of these venues offers its own unique ambiance, not to mention a very different menu and drink…

Sheriff Todd Gibson

 Article Lindsey Davies  In the month we celebrate our freedom, our thoughts are with those that serve their community, both at home and abroad. I spoke with Cleveland County Sheriff Todd Gibson about his time serving our country and our community.  Your whole life has been one of service, starting with service in the U.S. Air Force Reserve and continuing…

The Trails Golf Club

 Article Morgan Day  FMI, call 364.3790, or visit trailsgolf.com to find more information on memberships ranging from Family Golf, Individual, Junior Executive, Senior and Junior (under 18).  At the Trails Golf Club, you’ll find a healthy mix of longtime members, recently retired OU alumni and young families alongside the youngest athletes just cutting their teeth on the sport. No matter their…

Entertainment, Education & More

 Article Christian Potts  2018 SRP sponsors: Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation, Friends of the Library groups, Hitachi Computer Products of America Inc., Institute of Museum and Library Services, Oklahoma College Savings Plan, Pioneer Library System, Pioneer Library System Foundation, Sonic – America’s Drive-In Corp., Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoman Newspapers in Education  The Pioneer Library System is famous for its entertaining yet…

Dental Depot Turns 40

 Article Jerri Culpepper  Dental Depot was founded in summer 1978 as a small private practice by Dr. Glenn Ashmore upon his return from service in the U.S. Navy. A lifelong resident of Oklahoma City, Glenn graduated from Northwest Classen High School, just blocks from the original office on 23rd Street.  The original office was a renovated duplex boasting five operatories…

Fun in the Sun

Well, summer’s officially upon us. And in Oklahoma, that generally means heat, heat, heat. And yes, some like it hot, though I doubt there are too many out there who enjoy 100 degrees F. or above, which is not uncommon here. Still, there’s plenty of things to do in Cleveland County (and the surrounding area), … Continued

July 2018 Around Town

“Seals of Isaiah and King Hezekiah Discovered” Archaeological Exhibit Displayed “Seals of Isaiah and King Hezekiah Discovered,” an archaeological exhibition that enables visitors to discover the history of ancient Judah’s most famous king-prophet pairing—a story that illuminates how Jerusalem escaped annihilation at the hands of King Sennacherib’s Assyrian army at the end of the 8th … Continued

Orangetheory Fitness Brag Board

Check out these incredible accomplishments by the OTF Moore Fit Fam! Way to go! Keep up the great work. Call 703.5259 or visit www.orangetheoryfitness.com to schedule your free workout.

Outdoor Living

 Article Jerri Culpepper | Photography Ryan Lassiter with Defining Image  Are you still cooking out on the hibachi or cheap grill you bought years ago and is now gathering rust? Is your outdoor living space limited to the concrete flooring of your back patio? If so, you should know that many people in central Oklahoma—nay, across the country—are ratcheting up…

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…