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OKG Newsletter

Topic: prohibition

Some like it hard

As fall blows in, so does the crisp apple taste of hard cider.

Food and Drink Features

Heide Brandes
As the trees turn colors and the air takes on the clean nip of coming winter, the sunny ales and fruity wines of summer do not seem to have the same comforting place by the fire as a traditional cider.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Dust to dust

The latest film by acclaimed documentarian Ken Burns chronicles a dark, dusty chapter in Oklahoma history.


Phil Bacharach
Even after 80-plus years, Oklahoma remains firmly identified with, and haunted by, the Dust Bowl.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012


The family that bootlegs together, stays together.


Rod Lott
If John Hillcoat is setting out to build a directorial career on downbeat and depressing films, he's doing a fine job. From The Proposition and The Road — especially The Road — and now Lawless, bleakness is his bread and butter.
Monday, December 17, 2012

Prohibition fight

Oklahoma City’s history with alcohol is an explosive one.


Ben Felder
Byron Gambulos wasn’t willing to back down. Instead, he was prepared to fight.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Court rules prayer before council meetings are constitutional


Ben Felder
Starting a city council meeting with a prayer that favors one religion was ruled constitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court following a 5 to 4 ruling on Monday.
Monday, May 5, 2014