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OKG Newsletter

Topic: skirvin

Centennial highs

The 100-year-old Skirvin keeps getting better with age. The anniversary party starts Oct. 16.


Mark Hancock
The Skirvin Hilton, the stately hotel situated in downtown OKC, is celebrating a century.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Leap into action

Happy leap year! For 13 potential things to do off the beaten path with this extra day, read on.


Phil Bacharach, Rod Lott, Tricia Dameron, Clifton Adcock
Every four years, February earns an extra day on the calendar due to the moon cycles or black magic or something — we’re not sure. But we do know this gives you 24 extra hours to get out and do something different in this great state of ours.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Stirring the pot

A native Jamaican, chef Andrew Black embraces his new home to become a devotee of Oklahoma’s food scene.

Food and Drink Features

Jenn Scott
Chef Andrew Black was destined for Oklahoma.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Chef swap

The Oklahoma Restaurant Association raises funds for up-and-coming students in the hospitality industry.

Food and Drink Features

Sarah Lobban
Odyssey de Culinaire
6 p.m. Thursday
Skirvin Hilton Hotel
1 Park Ave.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Brunch bunch

Round out your weekend with food, music and a little bit of art.

Food and Drink Features

Christina Nihira
During the week, breakfast is often hectic and eaten on the go.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Owens’ field

Local artist Romy Owens has earned a gig that’s literally high-profile: For the next year, her studio is streetside in the Skirvin Hilton.

Visual Arts

Shelly Hickman
In its storied, 101-year history, the Skirvin Hilton Hotel has accommodated some of the most influential people in the world, but no one until now — other than its legendary ghost, Effie, of course — stays for an entire year.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012