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Topic: Greg horton

Practice makes perfect

Francis Tuttle’s new culinary training center is a cutting-edge facility.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
The scale of the school is immediately impressive. Massive pillars and vaulted ceilings are made inviting by soft lines, curving hallways and earthtoned upholstery. Everything about it says excellence.
 
Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Divine digs

The new owner of a century-old church in Midtown is determined to repair the building and inspire parishioners’ lives.


Features

Greg Horton
Frontline Church held its first service in its downtown location on Christmas Eve in 2011. Although the building at N.W. 10th Street and Robinson Avenue is a new site for Frontline, it was originally the home of First Christian Church, beginning in 1911.
 
Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Tannins for tubas

Local restaurants are participating in a wine fundraiser to benefit school music programs.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
The next best thing to learning how to play a musical instrument is drinking wine to help someone else learn to play. E & J Gallo Winery and William Hill Estate have partnered with VH1’s Save the Music Foundation to help restore and enhance music programs in local schools by donating $1 for every case of their wine sold throughout March and April.
 
Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Tour de force

A traveling activist group wants Southern Nazarene University to reassess its LGBT policies.


News

Greg Horton
A touring group of LGBT activists, Equality Ride, is scheduled to visit Southern Nazarene University on Monday, part of what the group describes as a nationwide effort to visit schools that “openly discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer individuals,” through university policies.
 
Wednesday, March 21, 2012

From forest to first course

Wild edibles are getting some plate play with local chefs.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Remember your mother or grandmother foraging for pokeweed to make poke salad? You might be surprised how many Oklahomans have foraged over the years. Some Native American tribes call it “wildcrafting”; it’s the practice of finding edible plants that grow wild in a given geographic area.
 
Wednesday, March 21, 2012

School’s out

Villa Teresa plans to shut its doors after 79 years educating students.


News

Greg Horton
After 79 years of educating Oklahoma students, Villa Teresa School will be closing on July 31. Administrators of the school, which is located in Midtown, cited issues that included financial concerns, dilapidated buildings and the age of the Carmelite nuns who run the school.
 
Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Grand old bar


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
If you have fond memories of your grandfather, the new Grandad’s Bar is going to make you feel right at home — especially if those memories contain beer and classic country or rock music.
 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Do blondes have more fun?


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton

Black Mesa, the highest elevation point in Oklahoma, served as inspiration for the state’s newest craft beer: Black Mesa Blonde.

 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012

What’s in a name?

Two restaurants go to battle over which one is the real Custino’s.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
An Oklahoma County judge must decide if Oklahoma City is to be home to two Italian restaurants bearing the name Custino’s.
 
Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Something brewing

A coop for beer-makers is set to help grow the local micobrewing culture.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Beer plus beer equals only good things — one reason Oklahoma City-based Mustang Brewing Company purchased OKCity Brewing Company from former owner Sylvia Kang.
 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
 
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