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Crafty brews

Oklahoma breweries will show off their suds at a festival in Lawton.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton

Red River Craft Beer Festival

5-8 p.m. April 5

Great Plains Coliseum Exposition Center

Comanche County Fairgrounds

920 SW Sheridan Road, Lawton

redrivercraftbeerfestival.com

580-483-4666

$25-$50


 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Claim steaked

Jamil’s Steakhouse celebrates 50 years with few changes to menu or decor.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
At age 25, Greg Gawey had his freshly minted master’s degree in public administration and planned for a career in city government. His uncle, however, had other plans for the budding young bureaucrat.
 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Veggie brunch

Vegetarians and vegans need not be left out of brunch for lack of options.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Brunch typically evokes images of bacon, waffles, biscuits and sausage gravy, eggs Benedict, coffee and mimosas. If you are super-healthy, you might order a side of fruit. In short, brunch is rarely the healthiest meal of the week, and why should it be? It’s the weekend.
 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

In the name of ...

Love. It’s as good a reason as any to try these tantalizing, holiday-themed drinks with your sweetheart.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Valentine’s Day is one of the biggest dining-out days of the year.
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Dance, class

Oklahoma City Ballet includes one of six national certified instructional schools in the country.


Performing Arts

Greg Horton
The Dance Center of Oklahoma City Ballet will soon be one of six nationally certified dance schools in the country.
 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Wine and fine

The Metro Wine Bar & Bistro celebrates 25 years with the purchase of its permanent location.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
The Metro Wine Bar & Bistro opened in December 1988.
 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Angels unaware

Dale Rogers Training Center gives handicapped people mentorship and hope.


News

Greg Horton
In its six decades of service to and partnership with Oklahomans with disabilities, the Dale Rogers Training Center has helped its clients get and keep work.
 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Tango steps

For six years, Turkey Tango has helped feed the needy a high-quality Thanksgiving meal.


News

Greg Horton
This year’s Turkey Tango will be the sixth consecutive year that Oklahoma City restaurants have partnered with Culinary Kitchen, 7222 N. Western Ave., to feed the needy on Thanksgiving.
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

New blessing

Although not legally binding in the state, the blessing of same-sex couples is becoming a reality in Episcopal churches.


News

Greg Horton
Finally, Episcopal churches in Oklahoma are getting approval to perform blessing ceremonies for same-sex couples.
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Wine and dine

OKC has the perfect wine to go with your holiday meal; you just have to know where to look.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Traditionally, wines for Thanksgiving have been Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. Both pair well with the star of the table: turkey.
 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013

War wounds

Injuries run deep for war veterans and often include damage to the soul, says expert.


Nonfiction

Greg Horton
Helping veterans recover from moral injury after war will be the topic of an upcoming lecture series by Rita Nakashima Brock. The lecture series is sponsored by the Oklahoma Institute of Biblical Literacy, a nonsectarian group.
 
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Preach it

Leader, commentator and minister Robin Meyers invited to speak at acclaimed Yale lecture series.


Features

Greg Horton
Robin Meyers, senior minister of Mayflower United Church of Christ in Oklahoma City, will present this year at the Lyman Beecher Lectures at Yale University in Connecticut.
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Harvest-time hooch

Indulge in metro-area seasonal cocktails to get you in the mood for fall.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Now that it’s fall, people are dragging cornucopias out of the attic, dusting them off and placing them in the center of the dining room table.
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Still fighting

The United States Supreme Court may hear Hobby Lobby’s argument against paying for “morning after” and “week after” contraception methods as part of its mandated employee healthcare.


News

Greg Horton
The Obama administration has asked the Supreme Court to review Oklahoma City-based Hobby Lobby’s lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services.
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Seeing red

For many who enjoy a glass of wine, cooler weather means bolder, heavier wines.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Fall is the best season for wine because warm days mean whites and bubbles, and the cooler evenings beg for big reds that have been avoided all summer.
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
 
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