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OKG Newsletter

Topic: summer

Municipool services

Edge out the hateful summer temps with a refreshing dip in the pool.


Christina Nihira
It’s just a matter of time before the temps begin to soar. Don’t despair. Options are available to let you splash your way to cooler days.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Pool tab

Take it off or cover up! Either way, summer is here.


Jenn Scott
It’s summer again — you know, the time when you’re close to naked in public for a couple of months?
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Sweet bubbles

Cool down with a crispy and fruity glass of white wine.

Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
When it comes to Riesling, many people simply say, “I hate sweet wine.”
Wednesday, May 30, 2012

To the maxi

Keep cool and glam this summer!


Jenn Scott
When I hear the word “maxi,” my first thought — thanks to some annoying, but effective, early ’90s marketing — isn’t about a style of dress.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Liquid cooling

A cool cocktail in hand is the only way to beat the summer heat.

Food and Drink Features

Nicole Hill
When it comes to beating the heat, there are two strategies: Stay inside with the cold clutches of the lonely air conditioner, or counteract summer’s scorched-earth policy alongside your fellow sufferers by refreshing your taste buds with some cool cocktails.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Dude dispatch

Because fashion isn’t just for the ladies, here’s the scoop on summer shorts, tanks and more for men.


Lance Evans
It’s raining men’s fashion! Hallelujah!
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Free (and almost free) kiddie movies alert!

And here's the Smurf-tastic schedule.

If you can tear your kids away from playing Minecraft this summer, take them to free movies at the Dickinson Penn Square 10 in Penn Square Mall, 1901 Northwest Expressway.

There’s a new flick — again: free! — showing Tuesday through Thursday each week, now until August rolls around. Here’s the schedule:
• June 19-21: The Pagemaster
• June 26-28: Puss in Boots
• July 3-5: Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
• July 10-12: Mr. Popper’s Penguins
• July 17-19: Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild
• July 24-26: Happy Feet Two
• July 31-Aug. 2: Babe

For more information, call 848-2202.

Meanwhile, over at Harkins Bricktown Cinemas 16, 150 E. Reno, the returning Summer Movie Fun program offers $2 individual tickets, or season passes for $5. There’s a new title each week, screening at 9:45 a.m. weekdays.

What’s on tap? Glad you asked:
• through June 15: Horton Hears a Who!
• June 18-22: Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
• June 25-29: Rio
• July 2-6: Kung Fu Panda 2
• July 9-13: Mr. Popper’s Penguins
• July 16-20: Puss in Boots
• July 23-27: The Smurfs
• July 30-Aug. 3: Arthur Christmas
• Aug. 6-10: Hotel for Dogs

For more information, call 231-4747 or visit harkinstheatres.com/smf. —Rod Lott

Hey! Read This:
Mr. Popper’s Penguins Blu-ray review 
The Smurfs Blu-ray review   

by Rod Lott 06.14.2012 2 years ago
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New brew

Oklahoma’s newest craft brewer rolls out his first kegs, thanks to a brewers’ cooperative.

Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Oklahoma’s newest craft brewer has shipped its first kegs. McNellie’s, 1100 Classen Drive; Republic, 5830 N. Classen Blvd.; and Tapwerks, 121 E. Sheridan, are the first three in-state locations to carry Anthem Brewing Company’s Golden One, a Belgian blond ale.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Bouquet of rosés

Bubbly and chilled, rosé provides some heat relief without sparing taste.

Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
The metro is now home to nearly four dozen rosés, with the majority of the imports coming from France, Spain and South America.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012