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OKG Newsletter


Topic: What

Defining conservative values

The campaign for the state’s 2nd Congressional District will start a conversation about what it means to be a conservative.


Commentary

Chris Smith
With the announcement of Rep. Dan Boren’s retirement from Congress, our state lost a loyal voice in Washington at a time when balanced, commonsense values and bipartisan influence are most needed in a body that doesn’t seem to have much of either at this time.
 
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

A poet's passion

A metro-area writer uses empathy to connect with readers and youth.


Features

Ryan Querbach
If you saw Robert Swain Lewis, you wouldn’t be surprised that he’s an Army veteran. You might not even be surprised to learn he works for the Oklahoma County Office of Juvenile Affairs. But, you would almost definitely be surprised that he is a published poet.
 
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

The art of the sandwich

The simple sandwich goes gourmet at these metro restaurants.


Food and Drink Features

Vivian Boroff
A few months ago, over lunch with friends, a discussion arose about favorite sandwich places in the metro. We discussed breads, meats, cheeses and even vegetarian options. The one thing all agreed on is that a well-made sandwich is truly a form of art.
 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

May I help you?

That’s what servers in these new spots are waiting to say to you. One of the greatest joys of life is having someone wait on you. What a feeling!


OKG7 Dining

Carol Smaglinski
Hey, we’ve been watching the sign out front for months, and Red Pepper Pizza on Penn and N.W. 150th finally opened for business on July 18. Come check out its unique pizza style with a Red Pepper Blast or a neat supreme. Options are only carryout or delivery, which is available within a 2-mile radius in Edmond, as it is on the border of OKC and Edmond.
 
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Womb to grow

Wayne Coyne’s wildly experimental art space, Womb, is now open to the public, with no messy afterbirth.


Visual Arts

Joshua Boydston
People had been trying to enter Womb everyday, curious as to what the psychedelic-painted exterior is housing inside. The mural of swirling color, abstract patterns, eyes and candied lips covering the entire structure certainly contrast with the glass, mortar and steel facades of the surrounding buildings on the evolving Automobile Alley.
 
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Rugby this


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
So what if the Oklahoma City Crusaders fell a little short in last year’s semifinals? The rugby team promises to bring home the championship trophy this year, and they could probably beat us up, so who are we to argue?
 
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Shake this


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
What the Puck? Is this savings for real? Yes!
 
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Wise man

A local archbishop has released a Christian caper.


Fiction

Emily Summars
What do an archbishop, an author and Rome have in common? Robert L. Wise. An archbishop in the Communion of Evangelical Episcopal Churches, he recently released “Shrouded in Silence.”
 
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
 
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