Norman Music Institute

Music enriches any education and provides students with a unique perspective and valuable skills. Locally, the Norman Music Institute has been raising the next generation of music artists for 12 years. I spoke with Dean Brown, NMI co-owner and director of music education, about the institute’s history, unique teaching methods and brand-new state-of-the-art facility.

Planning a Cruise or a Vacation

I founded Bentley Hedges Travel in 1970—and still, after all these years, I get excited for my next cruise or tour. From a man’s point of view, I like to be involved in the planning process from beginning to end. As I judge all men should do! Don’t get me wrong; women plan fabulous journeys, which often involve more activities…

Cleveland County

Resting in the heart of Oklahoma, Cleveland County is one of the most culturally and economically diverse areas in the state.

Volare Soars Above Its Competitors

From its very conception, Anthony Compagni’s restaurant Volare on Norman’s historic Campus Corner was meant to soar above its competition—and it does in more ways than one.

There Is No Bad Whiskey…

Famed detective novelist Raymond Chandler once said: “There is no bad whiskey. There are only some whiskeys that aren’t as good as others.”

Folds of Honor

To serve one’s country is a tremendous honor. To give one’s life is the ultimate sacrifice. The bravery continues at home for the families of fallen military personnel. Not only have they lost a loved one, but they must carry on for their families. Folds of Honor offers these families help by providing financial assistance for education.

Solid Rock Training’s

You'll definitely get a solid workout with Solid Rock Training's Full Body Functional Strength Training program. For the full effect, you'll want to go five rounds.

Welcome to our Men’s Issue!

In one of our two feature stories, three of this area’s movers and shakers share some of their thoughts on the future of Cleveland County whilst sipping a selection of whiskeys and enjoying the ambiance of Volare on the University of Oklahoma Norman campus. This amiable gentlemen’s discussion was the brainchild of Cleveland County Lifestyle publisher … Continued

June 2019 Around Town

Libraries Offer Summer Learning Challenge Summer’s coming to Pioneer Library System, with a new theme and new name but many of the same features families have come to expect, plus some new twists. This year will feature a Summer Learning Challenge, similar to past year’s moniker of “Summer Reading” but with additional activities like taking part in … Continued

Junior League of Norman’s Charity Ball

Guests at the Junior League of Norman's Charity Ball, themed “A Night in Hollywood" and held March 9 at the NCED Conference Center, enjoyed the legendary “Taster’s Affair,” featuring samples by local restaurants, as well as a silent auction, raffle, live DJ and dancing. This year’s event featured a Cleveland County Lifestyle After Party. PHOTOGRAPHY NEXUS PRODUCTIONS INC.

Orangetheory Fitness

Orangetheory Fitness-Moore staff and members continue to receive recognition, affirm their fitness vows and have fun while doing it! Schedule a visit or learn more by calling 703.5258.      

Moore Chamber Celebrates New Businesses to the Community

The Moore Chamber of Commerce has been busy celebrating new businesses to the Moore community.

Moore Chamber Hosts Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby

The Moore Chamber of Commerce, along with sponsor Norman Regional Moore, hosted Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby on April 4. Over 100 members of the chamber and community came for this unique opportunity to hear from Gov. Anoatubby and the impact of the Chickasaw Nation on the state of Oklahoma.

Lewis Jewelers: Driven by a Passion for the Craft

 TIMELINE:  1971  Glenn Lewis begins as an apprentice in a jewelry repair shop  1973  Tim Lewis begins at the retail counter of a catalog showroom jeweler

Let Your Pilot Do the “Driving”

Whether you love to drive or prefer to let someone else do it for you, sometimes the best travel alternative is not a car or SUV, but a …. jet!