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OKG Newsletter

Topic: Park

One haute dish

OKG7 Dining

Carol Smaglinski
At a few restaurants around town, stoves and ovens are being manned by the next generation of brave young chefs and cooks. Not only do they cook with care and imagination, but a level of sophistication. Keep your eye on these magnificent seven.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Take a hike

Don’t be a wuss. Bundle up and head outside for winter hiking. The cold months reveal a completely different view from the trail.


Jenny Coon Peterson
Martin Park, 5000 W. Memorial, is the metro’s escape-within-the-city, offering more than three miles of unpaved trails. The place is known for its birds — just check out the bird-viewing wall near the nature center — but there’s an even better show during the winter.
Tuesday, January 18, 2011


Among other projects, OKC Improv collaborates with Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park with ‘Fortune’s Fools,’ a Shakespearean comedy minus the Shakespeare.

Performing Arts

Charles Martin
Few scenes in the city have blossomed as quickly as improv. Five years ago, it was barely a glimmer; now, local improv troupes can be found at arts festivals, working with student theater programs and touring nationwide.
Wednesday, January 26, 2011


Crushing cans is all part of the fun in Martin Park Nature Center’s EarthFest.


Courtney Silva
With Earth Day just around the corner, Martin Park Nature Center, 5000 W. Memorial, gives families a chance to roll up their sleeves and dig into nature, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Martin Park EarthFest.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Parks and recreation

Get to know Oklahoma, because it’s worth getting to know.


Nathan Gunter
Enjoy this upcoming summer vacation, Oklahoma. It’s the last chance you’ll have to visit seven Oklahoma state parks that are set to close due to budget cuts.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Bard this

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Even if you haven’t seen “Henry IV,” catch an all-female production of “Henry V,” as staged by Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

State park showdown

Horatio's sunglasses and witty quips were not involved.


Gazette staff
On May 4, FBI agents at Glass Mountain State Park in Major County gunned down a Florida man wanted in connection with a mosque bombing.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Still groovin’

No matter its age, Groovefest gets going Sunday, bringing a day's worth of good music and — fingers crossed — good weather to Norman.


Stephen Carradini

Noon-9 p.m. Sunday
Andrews Park, 201 W. Daws, Norman

Wednesday, May 11, 2011