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Topic: Oklahoma city

Space-age wine

Two native Oklahomans apply space program thinking and technology to their California Chardonnay.

Greg Horton
Tulsa resident Chris Large sold his boutique wine shop in Utica Square in 2009. He and his wife, Natalie, were ready for a change.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Bite size

News and notes on OKC dining

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Good grief

When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. For Ryan Lawson, that means music that’s sweet, not sour.


Joshua Boydston
Ryan Lawson with Black Canyon and Blue Valley Farmer
9 p.m. Friday
VZD’s Restaurant & Club
4200 N. Western
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Taking aim

Its members may keep falling, but Handguns keeps shooting its brand of pop punk to targeted audiences.


Joshua Boydston
Handguns with The American Scene
6 p.m. Friday
Brass Bell Studios
2500 N.W. 33rd
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

River cruisers

See the OKC skyline from a different angle: a boat. Yes, a boat.


Emily Summars

After parading down concrete barriers, driving past downtown’s construction and into Regatta Park, you wonder what the heck you signed up for. How can a river cruise happen here, in Oklahoma?

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Flame throwers

Is it hot enough out there for you? We’ve got your tongue-scorching drinks to get you through the rest of the sultry summer.

Food and Drink Features

Christina Nihira
A Bloody Mary is distinctive for its zesty zing, but it’s not the only drink capable of turning up the heat. A new style of spicy cocktails — martinis garnished with jalapeños, margaritas mixed with cayenne, spirits spiked with bitters — is fueling a new trend.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Oklahoma City’s choices


Chance Hunter
Oklahoma City was built for cars. Like many young cities in this part of the country, its growth sprawled out across a grid of major streets intersecting every mile, overlaid by a wider grid of in-town highways. Most trips take just 10 or 20 minutes even if they take almost as many miles.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Meditation on the mind

‘Om’ your way to a happy place.


Malena Lott
When you hear the phrase “Go to your happy place,” do you think about McDonald’s? The bar during happy hour? A beach far, far away?
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

The kids are more than all right

Wayne Coyne gets interviewed by adorable children and their Nintendo plushies.

This comes at you courtesy of @indielawyer, better known as Josh Welch, Oklahoma City criminal defense attorney and personal friend of Wayne Coyne. Welch’s kids apparently have an ongoing YouTube series involving their Mario and Luigi dolls, and in this episode, they’re lucky enough to get to interview The Wayne.

What I love about this is how earnest and silly Coyne is with these two boys, and that behavior isn’t even slightly different from any other interview I’ve ever seen him in. Watch for yourself:

by Matt Carney 08.17.2011 2 years ago
at 01:35 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thunder finalizes pre-season schedule

Kicks off Oct. 12 in Salt Lake City


Gazette staff
The Oklahoma City has announced its complete preseason schedule for 2011. The schedule is comprised of seven games total, two of which will be played at neutral sites.
Thursday, August 18, 2011