• Clambake redux: Rococo plans September sequel

    Dave Cathey | Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Rococo’s second-ever clambake was such a resounding success earlier this summer, owner/chef Bruce Rinehart immediately scheduled a sequel on Sept. 27 t to accommodate those who couldn’t make it to the first one in mid-August.

  • Feds approve labels for Elk Valley

    Nick Trougakos | Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    There haven’t been a ton of new labels approved by federal regulators recently for Oklahoma beermakers. Prairie had three approved last week, but it’s been a slow scene otherwise. This week however, the state’s newest brewer appears ready to get into the game. The feds approved a pair of labels for Elk Valley Brewing Co. […]

  • Ludivine promises to give birth next H&8th

    Dave Cathey | Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    The chefs who brought you Ludivine would like you to know their next concept will be born the evening of the next H&8th Night Market, which is Sept. 26. The R&J Lounge and Supper Club, 320 NW 10 St., is named for chef/partners Russ Johnson and Jonathon Stranger, who have spent the better part of […]

  • Parties Extra! Video---Nicole Thomas, Epic Events and parties in Oklahoma City

    Helen Ford Wallace | Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Nicole Thomas of Epic Events talks parties on Parties Extra!

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette---Back to school in a belly shirt? No!

    Helen Ford Wallace | Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    QUESTION : I am a high school senior girl in Oklahoma City. I try to look my best every day. Do you have any ideas on what I can do for self- improvement? Should I always try to wear the new styles I see in magazines or in the newspaper? Should I continue to try […]

  • ZooBrew VI beer lineup coming together

    Nick Trougakos | Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    We’re now less than two weeks away from the annual ZooBrew beer tasting, and the lineup of beers at the Sept. 26 event is taking shape. If you’re looking for tickets, you better act quickly. I’m told there are only about 100 spots left for the event. Attendance will be capped at 850, so you […]

  • 1Day Ranch Big Build: Matt and his dog Molly

    Carla Hinton | Published: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    Everyone I met during the New York Says Thank You barn raising project at 1 Day Ranch had their own unique story to tell. I told my editors that I could have written enough to fill the paper with their stories — all of them inspirational. Just the fact that most of the volunteers helping to […]

  • 1 Day Ranch Big Build: It's a small world after all

    Carla Hinton | Published: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    Working on my stories about the New York Says Thank You  Foundation’s community barn raising event in Bethel Acres has  resulted in a few  surprises for me, all of them pleasant. One surprise was learning that I have known of 1 Day Ranch founder Maeghan Hadley’s love for animals for a long time … I just […]

  • Prairie approved for new labels

    Nick Trougakos | Published: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    Quick post today. Just wanted to pass along three labels that were approved by federal regulators this week for Prairie Artisan Ales. Keep your eyes open for these new releases. I do enjoy a beer made with blackberries, so I’ll be on the lookout for Tulsa Funk, myself.

  • Parties Extra! Video---Susie Fuller, Susan Coit and Christian Boone talk about Chi Omega's Fashion for a Passion

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    Chi Omegas are hosting Fashion for a Passion event at Ck & Co. to benefit Hearts for Hearing.

  • Cutting-room floor: Roughtail Brewing

    Nick Trougakos | Published: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    It’s time for the final installment in my cutting-room floor series, featuring leftover nuggets from my interviews with Prairie, Anthem and Roughtail for the LOOKatOKC piece on the state’s craft beer scene. Today, let’s hear from Roughtail brewmaster Tony Tielli. -On Roughtail’s first building at NE 14 and Broadway: “We had a really cool old […]

  • Roughtail to participate in new Edmond event

    Nick Trougakos | Published: Tue, Sep 9, 2014

    Is Edmond trying to stage its own version of H&8th? Maybe not exactly, but a pretty-cool-sounding community event/street festival is set to debut in Edmond on Sept. 20. That’s when the first Heard on Hurd is set at the corner of Broadway and Hurd. As a bonus to beer lovers out there, Roughtail Brewing Co. […]

  • 8 funny pictures of kids at the Oklahoma State Fair

    Richard Hall | Updated: Tue, Sep 9, 2014

    The bright lights, petting zoos and fried food of the Oklahoma State Fair are upon us. Opening in just a couple of days (Sept. 11), the state fair has always been a place to see interesting — and sometimes — hilarious things. Some of the best photos to come out of the state fair are […]

  • Cutting-room floor: Anthem Brewing

    Nick Trougakos | Published: Mon, Sep 8, 2014

    Last week I posted some leftover quotes from Prairie Artisan Ale’s Chase Healey — a spin-off from my LOOKatOKC interview with Prairie, Anthem and Roughtail. I’ll follow up today with some extras from my discussion with Anthem Brewing’s Matt Anthony. -On naming his brewery: “Originally it was going to be called The Brothers Stout. My […]

  • Deal of the day: 7 weeks of never-ending pasta, breadsticks, salad and more for $100

    Richard Hall | Published: Mon, Sep 8, 2014

    Cutting right to the chase here: Olive Garden is offering seven weeks of never-ending pasta, breadsticks, salad and soft drinks for $100 to the first 1,000 buyers. This is a great deal, especially if you’re a poor, hungry college student (who can swindle $100 from your folks), or are looking to do a good deed […]

  • Parties Extra! Video---Christine Eddington and the Myriad Gardens activities for fall

    Helen Ford Wallace | Updated: Sat, Sep 6, 2014

    [brightcove]3770011141001[/brightcove] Christine Eddington talks about the Myriad Botanical Gardens and activities on Parties Extra!

  • Black Mesa eyes first barrel-aged project

    Nick Trougakos | Updated: Fri, Sep 5, 2014

    Seems like it’s been a quiet few months for Black Mesa Brewing Co. since the company claimed a gold medal at the World Beer Cup for its ESB back in April. I caught up recently with Black Mesa’s Brad Stumph, and it turns out they haven’t just been resting on their laurels. Stumph confirmed they […]

  • Fast food strike: 5 tough jobs that pay less than $15 an hour

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, Sep 4, 2014

    There’s been a ton of talk this year about the fast food industry. No, not about the lackluster foodstuffs (except for Braum’s and Whataburger, they are always delicious), but about the pay many fast food workers receive for the jobs they do. Whether they’re taking orders, flipping burgers or cleaning up messes, fast food workers […]

  • Celebrity nude photo leak: The real horror of it all

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, Sep 4, 2014

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  • This baby's reaction to a head rub is too cute

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, Sep 4, 2014

    Someone suggests the baby looks like Vizzini from “The Princess Bride.” I can kind of see it!