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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Features

New Route 66 landmark combines cutting-edge design with soda


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Charles Martin
Landmarks must be unmistakable, and with a 66-foot, lighted, steel soda bottle out front, the new Pops gas station/restaurant is a can't-miss addition to Route 66. Located in Arcadia, just six miles...
 
Thursday, August 30, 2007

One of nation's few Taiwanese Buddhist monasteries calls OKC home


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Greg Horton
The Buddha Mind Monastery is located in an unlikely place for a Buddhist monastery " an old Pentecostal church on S. Anderson Road between Interstates 40 and 240. Two Taiwanese nuns live and work th...
 
Thursday, September 13, 2007

Local events on deck for Talk Like a Pirate Day


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Rod Lott
When locals start freely using "ahoy," "avast" and "arrrr" in casual conversation on Wednesday, Sept. 19, remember: It's only International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Invented in 1995, the unofficial ho...
 
Thursday, September 13, 2007

AMC Quail Springs brings midnight movies back


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Joe Wertz
Some movies are just meant to be shown at midnight. Throughout September and October, metro movie buffs will get a chance to see some late night classics and more recent releases at the AMC Quail Spri...
 
Thursday, September 13, 2007

Wheel of Darkness' author Douglas Preston visits Norman


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Rod Lott
A funny thing happened on Douglas Preston's way to his Oklahoma City book signing last summer: He missed his flight. In July 2006, the New York Times best-selling author was promoting "The Book of th...
 
Thursday, September 20, 2007

Pick your pumpkin from variety of local patches


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Joe Wertz
Pumpkins grow in the ground, not in the asphalt outside the local grocery store, so why not head to a metro patch to grab your orange orb? Oklahoma Gazette wants your autumn to be awesome, so we did t...
 
Thursday, September 27, 2007

Metro area is full of sites for Halloween fright


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Charles Martin
Fall is the season of ghoulies and ghosties, and if the deluge of fright films and plastic Halloween lawn decorations isn't enough, Oklahoma City has plenty of places to get your shriek on. Frontier...
 
Thursday, September 27, 2007

Kansas City offers lots to do for weekend getaway


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Jenny Coon Peterson
At an easy half-day drive from Oklahoma City, Kansas City is a perfect fall weekend destination. "The best thing is the fountains," said Kansas City resident Kathryn Young. "We are known as the '...
 
Thursday, September 27, 2007

Yukon cow stuck in silo made headlines in 1949


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Joe Wertz
On Feb. 22, 1949, a Hereford cow named Grady had just given birth inside a barn at Bill and Alyne Mach's farm in Yukon, according to daughter-in-law Pam Mach. After the attending veterinarian told B...
 
Thursday, October 4, 2007

State's first Halloween fan convention slated


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Lauren Parajohn
TrickConTreat, Oklahoma's first and only Halloween fan convention, invites everyone to get into the season's spirit a little early this year. The convention gives fanatics a chance to hear ghost sto...
 
Thursday, October 4, 2007
 
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