• Battered Boar primed to get back in the market

    Nick Trougakos | Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    If you’ve noticed a little more activity on social media in the past week or so from Battered Boar Brewing Co., that’s not by accident. If you have started to see some new Battered Boar beer on liquor store shelves — not just a few leftover stragglers — you should be prepared to see a […]

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette---It depends on who is playing?

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Tue, Nov 18, 2014

    To ask an etiquette question, please email Helen at helen.wallace@cox.net YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE! By Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace QUESTION: During the Thanksgiving holidays, what if you’re at a home that doesn’t celebrate the holiday properly and doesn’t turn on the TV to watch football after the meal? Can I […]

  • New beer release set for Choc

    Nick Trougakos | Updated: Mon, Nov 17, 2014

    UPDATED! I blogged a while back about wishing that Choc would return to production on some of its Signature Series beers. While that is not exactly what appears to be happening, there is a positive development in the offing if you’re a Choc fan. Federal regulators recently approved a label for Choc Signature Series Whiskey […]

  • 10 facts about Oklahoma you might not have known

    Richard Hall | Updated: Sat, Nov 15, 2014

    Oklahoma is an interesting place, full of interesting and, sometimes, little-known historical facts. Here are 10 facts about Oklahoma you might not have known. No. 10 – Shoreline Believe it or not, Oklahoma has about 55,646 miles of shoreline, which is pretty impressive considering we’re smack dab in the middle of the Continental U.S. No. […]

  • Parties Extra! Video---Patti Mellow tells about creating her purses and pillows

    Helen Ford Wallace | Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    [brightcove]3890464260001[/brightcove] Patti Mellow of Mellow Memories talks about her fabulous purses on Parties Extra!

  • What this dog is capable of will make your jaw drop

    Richard Hall | Published: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    I love dogs. They’re smart and capable animals. And some of them, as evident by the below gif, are incredible patient and show impressive self-control. Here’s a dog balancing 50 treats on his/her nose, like some tasty form of Jenga:

  • Franklin BBQ serves 'Crazy' good brisket

    Dave Cathey | Updated: Tue, Nov 11, 2014

      As I finished the last of the brisket I brought home from Franklin BBQ in Austin, I found myself wonderin’. As in, “wonderin’ – what in the world did I do” to deserve the best fatty brisket on the planet. The short answer is I waited more than four hours in line on a […]

  • Marshall to start low-point growler fills

    Nick Trougakos | Published: Tue, Nov 11, 2014

    Marshall Brewing Co. announced today it is jumping on the low-point growler train and will offer up a pale ale by growler and pint at the brewery starting Nov. 14. Here’s a press release sent out by Marshall, including pricing information: TULSA — Marshall Brewing Company, 618 S. Wheeling, announces a new era for the […]

  • More on Hance Dilbeck, Oklahoma Baptists' new prez

    Carla Hinton | Published: Tue, Nov 11, 2014

    The Rev. Jeremy Freeman,  pastor of First Baptist Church of Newcastle, nominated the Rev. Hance Dilbeck to lead the state’s Southern Baptists today. Dilbeck (pictured), senior pastor of Quail Springs Baptist Church, faced no other candidates for the post of president of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma and his election by delegates at today’s Baptist […]

  • Sean Cummings closing pub, opening new concept, killing St. Patrick's Day in OKC forever?

    Dave Cathey | Updated: Mon, Nov 10, 2014

            Sean Cummings Irish Pub is closing in a couple of weeks, and the future of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Oklahoma City faces a future as dire as Democrats in Congress. The pub closure isn’t tied to politics, but the Cummings family, now, is. As most of you know (at least […]

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette---Still waiting for wedding thank you note...

    Helen Ford Wallace, Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman | Published: Mon, Nov 10, 2014

    YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE! To ask an etiquette question, email helen.wallace@cox.net. By Callie Gordon, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace QUESTION: Last spring a friend of our family was married. Prior to the wedding, I was invited to a bridal shower. I know both the bride and groom, but I know the groom much […]

  • Is Satan responsible for Monster Energy drinks? This woman thinks so

    Richard Hall | Published: Mon, Nov 10, 2014

    Oh boy. Ohhhhhhhh boy. The woman in this video claims Monster Energy drinks are the work of the debil Satan. You picking up what she’s putting down, or just gonna laugh it off as you take a sip from that Monster you buy every Monday morning on your way into work? Maybe once the Satanic […]

  • Parties Extra! Video---Anne Bogie and Kathy Williams and Celebrate Pink OKC

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Sat, Nov 8, 2014

    [brightcove]3881334834001[/brightcove] Anne Bogie, Executive Director of Oklahoma Project Woman, and Kathy Williams, Chairman of Celebrate Pink OKC, discuss the Nov. 19th event on Parties Extra!

  • 5 things only Oklahomans will understand

    Richard Hall | Published: Sat, Nov 8, 2014

    Every state has its quirks, and Oklahoma is no exception. It takes a certain kind of individual to call Oklahoma home, but once that happens they’ll totally get where I’m coming from about these 5 things only Oklahomans will understand. No. 5 – QuickTrip QuikTrip is an Oklahoma staple, right up there with steak and […]

  • 'Let's go Longhorns!': Watch 10 hours of man walking in Austin as a hipster

    Richard Hall | Published: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    Remember when that catcalling/harassment video went viral? Well, there’ve been a number of responses and parodies, but none of them are as honest as the following video is (which condenses down 10 hours of a man walking in Austin as a hipster; warning: some language):

  • #FeelGoodFriday: This photo of 2-year-old Brooklyn Lynn Lilly is what happy endings are all about

    Richard Hall | Published: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    This is a photo of pure elation. That’s 2-year-old Brooklyn Lynn Lilly of Tawas City, Mich. She wandered off from a family member on Wednesday, and what followed was a nerve-wracking search that lasted nearly 22 hours. Lilly was found in the woods near her home and, other than being a bit dirty and having […]

  • POLL: Do guns make homes safer?

    Richard Hall | Published: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    A recent Gallup poll asked Americans if guns make homes safer. The answer? Six-in-10 believe they do: According to Gallup, the number of Americans who believe guns make homes safer has “nearly doubled since 2000.” What do you think? Take our poll below, and leave your thoughts in the comments: Do you think having a […]

  • Jimmy Kimmel gets parents to make their kids cry over Halloween candy — again

    Richard Hall | Published: Tue, Nov 4, 2014

    And it’s magnificent. (But, dang, do some of these kids anger issues!) For those of you who don’t know: TV personality Jimmy Kimmel asked parents to trick their kids into thinking they ate all the Halloween candy. Kimmel’s done this for several years now, and it’s always hilarious. Watch the 2014 edition below: My favorite […]

  • Parties Extra! Video---Kitchen Shower planned for new teaching kitchen at Youth Services for Oklahoma County

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Tue, Nov 4, 2014

    [brightcove]3873515548001[/brightcove] Debra Forshee and Marion Paden talk about the new teaching kitchen at Youth Services for Oklahoma County.

  • Homebrew kit gets hobby back on track

    Nick Trougakos | Published: Mon, Nov 3, 2014

    Call it the curse of familiarity. I’ve been homebrewing almost three years now. Certainly not long enough to call myself some sort of expert, but long enough to have the process memorized and to brew without looking at an instruction sheet or guidebook. Along the way, I graduated from extract, to brew-in-a-bag all-grain, to full-volume […]