• Roughtail to start growler fills, pint sales at brewery

    Nick Trougakos | Published: Thu, Aug 14, 2014

    Those looking for a chance to take home some Roughtail Brewing Co. beer straight from the brewery are in luck. Roughtail confirms they will soon begin offering growler fills — and pints — of low-point beer at their Midwest City brewhouse. They will become at least the fourth brewer of full-strength beer in Oklahoma to […]

  • LOL: Photos of dads at One Direction concerts

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, Aug 14, 2014

    I’m sure many of you reading this are parents, and I’m sure, as parents, you’ve had to endure things you really didn’t want to, all so your child(ren) could enjoy something. Like a concert. Possibly even a boyband concert. Like, I dunno, One Direction? These dads (bless their hearts) were pictured at One Direction concerts, […]

  • LOL: If alcohol labels told the truth

    Richard Hall | Published: Wed, Aug 13, 2014

    If alcohol labels told the truth, what would they say? One redditor decided to answer that question: View the entire collection.  

  • Video of dog trying to save fish is heartwarmingly sad

    Richard Hall | Published: Wed, Aug 13, 2014

    There’s not much to say about this video, other than this pup has a good heart and is pretty smart.

  • Rolling away the stone of mental illness

    Carla Hinton | Published: Tue, Aug 12, 2014

    Before you read this post, please know that I did not come up with the metaphor in this post headline that likely captured your attention. However, I was intrigued by the writer  who did so in his essay about the church’s response to mental illness. The Rev. Rob Lee’s commentary comes a day after the tragic news of […]

  • WATCH: Baby goes crazy over remote control (and it's totally hilarious and cute)

    Richard Hall | Published: Tue, Aug 12, 2014

    YouTuber Evelyn Terastvatsatrian recently uploaded a video of her son going absolutely bonkers over a television remote control. It’s hilarious and cute at the same time. Check it out: One of the video’s comments put it pretty well:

  • Look Up in the Sky: It's a bird, it's a plane, it's...Flash?

    Dave Cathey | Published: Tue, Aug 12, 2014

    News finally broke today of a long-rumored house-cleaning at Vast and The Colcord. Out goes John Williams and Associates Hospitality and in comes Oklahoma’s culinary Big Kahuna, chef Kurt “Flash” Fleischfresser and hotelier Paul Coury. There is no truth to the rumor Fleischfresser took on the challenge in a fit of high-rise envy sparked by […]

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette---Settle down!

    By Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Tue, Aug 12, 2014

    YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE!   By Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace QUESTION: We just returned from a long overseas trip. After an already-long day, we got to the Dallas/Fort Worth airport for a several-hour layover until our Oklahoma City flight. The waiting room was very crowded. A group of six apparently […]

  • Unibroue brewmaster stresses balanced recipes

    Nick Trougakos | Published: Thu, Aug 7, 2014

    Unibroue master brewer Jerry Vietz made a publicity tour through Oklahoma last week, and I was fortunate enough to be able to sit down with him at TapWerks during his Oklahoma City swing to talk beer and sample some of his latest creations. The highlight of the night was getting to sample three different versions […]

  • Marshall prepares release of new barrel-aged IPA

    Nick Trougakos | Published: Wed, Aug 6, 2014

    Get ready for a new brew from Marshall Brewing Co.: Bound for Glory bourbon barrel-aged Belgian IPA. Marshall’s Wes Alexander describes the beer like this: “Bound for Glory is a barrel aged Belgian IPA. The base for this beer is our This Machine IPA. This Machine features a Belgian yeast strain and Nelson Sauvin and […]

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette---Move along!

    By Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Wed, Aug 6, 2014

      YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE! Editor’s note: The 20-40-60 Etiquette team is happy to have Joe Hight, editor of the Colorado Springs Gazette, as our guest. He was instrumental in getting this column started several years ago when he was director of information and development at The Oklahoman/NewsOK and he also answered questions […]

  • Parties Extra ! Video---Jan Peery and Reggie Cook talk about the YWCA, the "Engaging Men Breakfast" and the new labyrinth and the new shelter

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Sat, Aug 2, 2014

        Jan Peery and Reggie Cook talk about the YWCA’s Engaging Men Breakfast on Parties Extra!

  • Oklahoma brewers step up game for IPA Day

    Nick Trougakos | Updated: Fri, Aug 1, 2014

    One of my favorite holidays — the annual IPA Day — is coming up on Thursday. As usual, TapWerks Ale House is hosting a celebration, and they just shared with me the list of special beers our Oklahoma brewers dreamed up for the event. Let’s take a look: (ABV/IBUs) Marshall -Pineapple Express: Belgian IPA in […]

  • Guns, guns, guns: Anti-gun PSA inspires pro-gun PSA

    Richard Hall | Published: Fri, Aug 1, 2014

    Love them or hate them, Everytown For Gun Safety’s latest round of video public service announcements about gun violence is making waves and getting people talking. Especially those who disagree with the organization. One video in particular is getting the most attention, and its goal is to urge various Senators and Representatives to push for […]

  • Unibroue brewmaster in OKC tonight

    Nick Trougakos | Published: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    Beer odds and ends to pass along: -Unibroue Brewmaster Jerry Vietz is in Oklahoma City today and will be at TapWerks tonight for a special event from 5 to 7 p.m., featuring a selection of Unibroue beer. -The annual IPA Day is right around the corner — it’s set for Aug. 7. Expect announcements on […]

  • Parties Extra! Video---Chris Lower and Kathryn Mathis talk about food, food trucks and parties!

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

      Helen catches up with Chris Lower and Kathryn Mathis and Big Truck Tacos and Mutt’s on Parties Extra!

  • Video---Kristy Boone, Sue Ellen Reiman and Kellen Hodegson talk about OKC Improv---Parties Extra!

    Helen Ford Wallace | Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

        Check out OKC Improv on Parties Extra!

  • Just how many brewers do we have in Oklahoma?

    Nick Trougakos | Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    I posted a snippet of Oklahoma beer trivia on my Facebook page yesterday, and it started something of a mini-conversation on the interwebs. Here’s what I posted: “Random Oklahoma beer trivia: Did you know there are only 10 strong beer brewers officially licensed with ABLE to operate a brewery in Oklahoma? Six of those are […]

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette---Should I go to the wedding?

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    To ask an etiquette question, email helen.wallace@cox.net.YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE!       By Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace QUESTION: Here’s a question opposite of the one I read in your June 30 article. I recently received a wedding invitation for the marriage of the son of a new friend whose […]

  • Notes from an IPA tasting

    Nick Trougakos | Published: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    I got together with some very important people last weekend, so I decided to break out a selection of IPAs from my recent summer vacation/road trip beer haul for a mini-IPA tasting session. Here was the lineup: -Westbrook IPA -21st Amendment Back in Black -Terrapin Hopsecutioner -Straight to Ale Monkeynaut -Cigar City Jai Alai -Uinta […]