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OKG Newsletter


Topic: bars

Double trouble

Restaurants and bars are accused of double taxing. Is the legal action without merit?


News

Greg Horton
Two lawsuits filed in Canadian County are attempting to make hundreds of bar and restaurant owners responsible for paying back millions of dollars in liquor taxes the plaintiffs believe were unlawfully collected.
 
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

From closet to community

How OKC’s gay and lesbian community emerged.


News

James Cooper

Editor’s note: It’s been 30 years since the first AIDS case was reported in the United States. This is the first of a two-part history of the disease’s devastation in Oklahoma City, and the story of how a community emerged to fight back and save itself. Much of the reporting is based on Aaron L. Bachhofer’s 2006 dissertation, “The Emergence and Evolution of the Gay and Bisexual Male Subculture in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1889- 2005,” and interviews conducted this summer.

 
Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Grand old bar


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
If you have fond memories of your grandfather, the new Grandad’s Bar is going to make you feel right at home — especially if those memories contain beer and classic country or rock music.
 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Rejuvenating the strip

OKC Pride works with community leaders on a revitalization plan along 39th Street.


News

Kelley Chambers

For years, the area around N.W. 39th and Pennsylvania has been home to a loose-knit collection of bars and businesses catering to Oklahoma City’s gay and lesbian community. But Jeremy Crites, president of OKC Pride, said it has lacked a sense of community.

 
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

‘Eve’ plum

Photographer Yousef Khanfar puts faces to statistics in ‘Invisible Eve,’ featuring shots of women behind bars in Oklahoma.


Visual Arts

Molly Evans
Invisible Eve
through Sept. 7
Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum
1400 Classen Drive
oklahomaheritage.com
235-4458
$5-$7
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Can you hear me now?

New app created in Norman allows for easy TV listening in restaurants and bars.


Features

Alyssa Grimley
Ever tried to watch the game at a sports bar, but were unable to hear what was going on over all the racket around you? Scott Lopez knows your pain, and has your solution: an app called Audivero.
 
Friday, June 28, 2013

Before bars

The ReMerge Oklahoma program works with women to keep them out of prison, often breaking cycles of abuse and addiction.


News

M.A. Smith
ReMerge Oklahoma, an alternative sentencing program for pregnant offenders and moms, is working to help reunite mothers with their children while decreasing the female offender rates in Oklahoma.
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Sweet as Honey

Love means more than a hot dance, especially for women who entertain men — and other women — on Valentine's Day.


News

Tim Farley
Honey is a stripper who really enjoys her job.
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
 
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