Turkey Day Workout

Looking forward to that tasty smorgasbord that makes up the traditional Thanksgiving feast, but not to that heavy, sleepy feeling you get afterward, not to mention the weight gain that shows up on the scales the next morning? 

How Do You Wish to Be Remembered?

What is the definition of planning? Every day, we plan something: what to have for lunch or where to go for summer vacation. Yes, I understand some people prefer to go through life and just deal with things as they come up; however, most try to develop a plan for the bigger events in life. We begin a college savings fund…

Small-Group Gatherings

After a 10-year career in the insurance industry, Doug Cowart felt called into full-time ministry. As a pastor at Life.Church Moore, he helps people connect within small groups and build friendships that spur them on in their relationship with God.

Full Circle Adult Care Center

Before Full Circle was taken on as a project of Aging Services Inc. in Norman, the only adult day centers in Oklahoma were in Oklahoma City and Choctaw. Home health nurses and aides spoke at their weekly meetings of isolated patients and overwhelmed families with limited time and resources, as well as those unable to attend the Senior Citizens Center…

It’s Autumn!

At this writing, the temperatures are still in the 90s and the grass still needs mowed, but the coming days show promise of cooler weather. Already, the ancient pecan tree in my backyard is dropping its multitude of leaves upon my backyard and patio, and I’ll soon need to get out the rake. I don’t mind, … Continued

November 2018 Around Town

Women’s Resource Center Gala Scheduled for Dec. 9 The Women’s Resource Center Gala, the Norman-based organization’s annual event to raise awareness about the effects of domestic and sexual violence on individuals, families and the community, is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 9, at the Hall at the Railhouse, 102 W. Eufaula St. This year’s gala will … Continued

Rivendell’s Luxury Broker’s Open Extravaganza

Rivendell's annual Luxury Broker's Open Extravaganza, where Southwest OKC’s luxury real estate agents combine forces to host a tour of eight exquisite homes for guests within the real estate industry, was hosted by Kathy and Steve Griffith, Tiffany Elcyzyn, Lisa Ray, Lacey McMillan, Susanna Lorg, Vada Dwaileebe and Donna Asher, Tiffany McClung, Jill Baker, and … Continued

Lawyers Unite

Beginning at 830 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, Noble McIntyre and McIntyre Law will host the Ninth Annual Day of Kindness at McIntyre Law’s offices, 8601 South Western Ave., Oklahoma City. The event will continue until they have distributed all the free turkeys.

Holiday Recipe

La Baguette is known far and wide for its delectable desserts, as well as their quiches and other main dishes, salads and soups. Owner Rudy Khouri shares with our readers their recipe for the iconic Thanksgiving pie, but with a twist. This one includes bourbon! If you're short on time, feel free to just order one or more of these…

Unique Gifting

As the holidays approach, the season of giving begins. The best-known day of shopping in America is Black Friday, which occurs the day after Thanksgiving. Big-box stores slash prices and offer door busters to lure customers inside. But for a refreshing change to the mass-produced items these stores push, look a little deeper into our community; you're sure to find some hidden…

Thinking About Revamping Your Dining Room?

When it comes to their dining environment, homeowners today are increasingly opting for simplicity and open dining concepts, rather than the formal rooms of decades past.

Orangetheory Fitness Moore Celebrates Milestones

Orangetheory Fitness Moore members in September celebrated two big milestones: the first member to hit 500 classes and a coach whose total number of classes taught at the fitness center totaled 1,000.  Other members were recognized for attending 100 or 250 classes. Visit OrangetheoryFitness.com or call 703.5259 to schedule your FREE workout.

Voice of The Heartland

The Sooner Theatre's Voice of The Heartland finals gala raised almost $50,000 to benefit The Studio of The Sooner Theatre, a nonprofit performing arts academy serving almost 1,000 students annually, providing camps and classes in acting, singing, dancing, musical theatre, magic and more. This year's Voice of The Heartland winner is Norman resident Maddie Breedlove. PHOTOGRAPHY … Continued

Legends Restaurants Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Legends Restaurant celebrated its 50th anniversary Sept. 15 with a mid-afternoon wine tasting for their vendors. Afterward, members of the Norman Chamber of Commerce joined current and previous restaurant staff for a ribbon cutting. The restaurant was then opened to the public, who were treated to complimentary lemon cake, punch and Legends’ 50-year anniversary T-shirts.

Republic Bank & Trust Hosts Business After Hours

Republic Bank & Trust recently hosted the Norman Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours at its Downtown Norman Banking Center, located at Main and University. Republic bankers and the Norman business community enjoyed the opportunity to build relationships and share ideas as nearly 200 local professionals were in attendance. PHOTOGRAPHY RYAN LASSITER, DEFINING IMAGE