By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2017
Get ready for beautiful lights, hot cocoa and crafts of all kinds. There’s something for everyone to enjoy, so don’t forget your coat and head out to as many of these great events as you can.
By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2017
The Gala will be held at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame on October 5 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $100, and there are still a few table sponsorships left at $1000. Catered dinner, drinks, and wine service will be included.
By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: Rogers County | Issue: August 2017
Rogers County Fair has become a haven for artisans and makers, with categories for competition including every imaginable category from home economics to agriculture to art. Pot holders, wood crafts, and oil paintings are all among the countless creative expressions to be seen during the fair.
By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: August 2017
Fall is almost upon us, and before we know it, it will be time to trade in ice cold lemonade for pumpkin spice lattes. But don’t mourn the end of summer-- there’s plenty of fall festival fun to be had in northeast Oklahoma before the weather starts to cool.
By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2017
For many kids, teens, and tweens, one of the best parts about the return to school is that exciting feel of strutting around in a new pair of kicks, flashing a cool new backpack. However, for families struggling to make ends meet, the end of summer can be just another reminder of the hardships they face. Between school supply lists and the sudden realization that a child’s pants are two inches too short, many families could use an extra hand with getting everyone ready and confident for that first week back to school.
By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: Restaurants | Issue: July 2017
This destination is all about the food experience. If you consider yourself a foodie or epicure, the best way to experience White River might just be to order several meals and dig in family style. Just don’t forget to order onion rings and possibly write a sonnet about how amazing they are later on.
By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: July 2017
Attention DIYers, creatives, lifehackers, craftistas, Doc Emmett Browns and Tim “The Tool Man” Taylors--put down that Dremel and step away from the glue gun for this very important PSA. The amazing team over at the Hardesty Center for Fab Lab Tulsa have teamed up with Make: (a zine for makers) to offer Tulsans the chance to participate in what they call “the Greatest Show and Tell in Oklahoma”: Tulsa Mini Maker Faire
By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: Retail | Issue: July 2017
Everywhere the earthiness of The District’s Oklahoma roots is evident, replete with artisanship and style. “We love to find new made-in-Oklahoma products,” Bohannan explained, citing Main Street’s reputation as a shopping destination. “It’s nice to be able to offer something that’s made right here.”
By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: January 2017
The advent of Pinterest and HGTV has turned many of us into home design lovers. But anyone who has taken the initiative to turn that reclaimed barn door or total kitchen renovation into a reality knows that the implementation isn’t always as dreamy as it looks on cable.
By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: Education | Issue: September 2016
Dental Careers of Tulsa specializes in practical, short-term and affordable dental assistant training with real-world application.The privately-owned program is licensed by the Oklahoma Board of Private Vocational Schools and has been training dental assistants in a fast-track environment since 1998.
By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: September 2016
After a season of long, sultry days by the poolside or chasing errands in the Oklahoma humidity, the beginning of fall is an excellent time to begin a healthy skin care program. Reveal Salon’s expert aesthetician Nicole McGinnis combines a powerful knowledge base, years of experience and a passion for body positivity to present her clients with skin care completely suited to their individual needs.
By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: Restaurants | Issue: August 2016
Full Moon Café is a perennial Tulsa favorite that’s getting a long awaited makeover, thanks to a team of gifted restaurant veterans under the charge of Barrett Byrd. In a world overpopulated by mind-bogglingly complex artisan foods and mashups, Full Moon Café has always been an oasis of rib-sticking crowd-pleasers in a chill, less than pretentious atmosphere.
By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: Retail | Issue: August 2016
When Kelly Corey and friend Marti Coleman founded Twisted Soul Sisters Boutique six years ago, their vision was to offer women a place to shop for unique, fun clothing and accessories with the philosophy of friendship at the core.
By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: August 2016
When the nights turn cooler and the air a little crisper, Oklahomans anxiously await autumn decadences such as oversized sweaters, pumpkin spice everything, and holding hands on the midway at the local fair. The Rogers County Fair, established in 1914, is the perfect place to add to your fall bucket list. With its emphasis on traditional arts and agriculture, the event to be held September 15-18 at the Claremore Expo Center is everything a country fair should be.
By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: Restaurants | Issue: November 2017
The Hamlet has a brand new look and offers the same legendary succulent ham that Tulsans have enjoyed since 1986. Located at 91st and Sheridan, the update brings a beautiful new look to the local tradition. With a sharp urban farmhouse look bedecked in touches of warm wood and lovely industrial features, the new storefront offers all the delicious cuisine you crave in a charming setting updated for the 21st century.
By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: Home Improvement | Issue: November 2017
Serving Tulsa for more than 30 years, Rain Guard of Tulsa specializes in providing beautiful, seamless aluminum and copper gutters.
By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2017
As I approached the counter, visually absorbing the rainbow of pastries, the smiling man behind the counter named Clement offered up a plate filled with bite-sized pieces of almond croissant.
By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: Professional Services | Issue: November 2017
Julie Lawson helps set families and individuals up with the best life insurance policy for them. She is an expert when it comes to working out what will work best for the individual.