Value News Articles - Kristi Roe-Owen

Chilling with the Animals

By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: January 2018

Grab your best adventuring hat and head out on your animal expedition while the weather’s still nice and frosty.

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Happy Holiday Happenings

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.

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Christmas Shows

By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: December 2017

If you’re looking for a some soul-filling Christmas love, several churches in Tulsa offer performances to set your heart soaring this season.

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Kids Eat Free

By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: Restaurants | Issue: October 2017

Our favorite places in town where kids eat free!

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Inaugural Gala Benefits Connected Kids

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.

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Chalk It Up! An Art Festival

By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2017

The festival, which is by all accounts growing significantly every year, provides an opportunity for many local artists to share their passion and vision with the community.

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Rogers County Fair: An Oklahoman Artisan's Haven

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.

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Fall Festivals & Fairs

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.

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Sushi Crash Course

By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: Restaurants | Issue: August 2017

If you’re a sushi novice, I’ve put together a few little tips for expanding your sushi horizons.

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Back to Class in 2017

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.

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Local Eats - White River Fish Market

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.

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Born To Make

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

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A Shopping Destination in Claremore

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.”

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Ultimate Self-Care at Vim 360

By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: July 2017

With a practice centered in mindfulness and body positivity, Vim 360 is a life-affirming way to augment a basic healthy lifestyle or even the management of painful ongoing conditions.

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Tile Time with Tony

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.

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Where Everybody Knows Your Name

By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: Restaurants | Issue: January 2017

For all its connectivity, our modern world can be awfully lonely. A stop by any trendy coffee shop can be low-key Orwellian, with nearly as many black screens as lattes.

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Streamlined for Success

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.

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Reveal Your Natural Beauty

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.

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Beyond the Stars

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.

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Have You Joined the Sisterhood?

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.

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Fall Fair Fun For All

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.

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A Honey-Kissed Holiday Tradition Returns

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.

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Solving Your Water Problems with Beautiful Gutters

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.

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Le Louvre - Food Review

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.

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Happy Holiday Happenings

By: Kristi Roe-Owen | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2017

The holidays are finally here! To celebrate, we want to share this list of the most cheerful happenings around town so you can find the perfect events for your family to enjoy.

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Getting the Right Coverage

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.

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