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OKG Newsletter


Topic: classen

Painting the town Greg

Longtime local artist Greg Burns keeps up with the ever-changing city.


Visual Arts

Patrick Crain
Somewhere there exists a run of prints of a one-off Greg Burns piece containing a small detail that makes it rare. At first blush, it looks familiar enough: a rendering of the iconic Townley’s milk-bottle grocery store on Classen Boulevard.
 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Boxed in

Local developer David Box says he has no option but to pursue razing the historic Gold Dome building.


News

Tim Farley
As owner of the historic Gold Dome in Oklahoma City, David Box finds himself in an untenable position.
 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Vince Gill looks hate in the face


CFN

Gazette staff
Sometimes, people surprise you (in a good way). We here at CFN were more than pleasantly surprised last week when we ran across a video of one of Oklahoma’s world-famous country crooners (and Northwest Classen High School grad — go mighty Knights!), Vince Gill, giving those jerks at Westboro Baptist Church the what-haveyou. On Sept. 8, Westboro members set up outside the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, Mo., where Gill was set to perform.
 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Miracle on Classen Boulevard

Inside Casa De Los Milagros’ inviting palatial exterior are the wonders of well-prepared Tex-Mex cuisine.


Restaurant Reviews

Doug Hill

Casa De Los Milagros Mexican Restaurant and Cantina 

5111 N. Classen Blvd.

286-9809


What worked: pretty much everything

What needs work: Borracho beans had an unpleasant flavor.

The Tip: The salsa is real. It’s spiked liberally with jalapeño and fresh cilantro. 

 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Premium rush

With the addition of one sweet store, Classen Curve just got candy-coated.


Restaurant Reviews


With the Classen Curve store’s recent opening, married owners Carolyn and Gary Goldman have one goal: to sell delicious, delectable confections to sugar fiends of all ages.
 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Velvet underground

No longer the medium of art sold on street corners, velvet is a fave for Trent Lawson.


Features

Eric Webb
By day, Trent Lawson is a mild-mannered preparator at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, helping to display other people’s work. But by night, he’s a superhero of the local art scene who recently has gained increasing notoriety for paintings featuring pop-culture mashups with nods to art history and absurdist humor on that most refined of material, velvet.
 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Clothes or drones?


CFN

Gazette staff
If you had your druthers, would you use millions of dollars to pay for drone research or an upscale clothing store?
 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Nice curves

Chesapeake properties sell to national retail company.


News

Kelley Chambers
An Ohio-based real estate investment trust recently purchased three highprofile Oklahoma City retail properties and adjoining land from Chesapeake Energy Corp.
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
 
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