Born to be Blue

OKC’s historic Blue Note Lounge readies a fresh start in a rapidly changing city.
When the Blue Note shuttered unexpectedly last October, just a few days after new owner Chris Simon took control, no one realized quite how different Oklahoma City would look by the time they were ready to open the doors again. For years, maybe even decades, the Blue Note, 2408 N. Robinson Ave., was the city’s premiere destination for catching cheap drink specials alongside the barely-controlled chaos of the underground punk and metal scenes.

Down the block

The Black Goat It takes a certain amount of confidence to open an occult bookstore in the buckle of the Bible Belt.

“Do the Work and Deescalate”

Helen Grant is running for the Ward 4 seat on Norman’s City Council, navigating political turmoil and ideological stalemate.
Over the past few years, the city of Norman has been facing a major crisis of political confidence.

Survival is success

While the COVID-19 pandemic has been tough on every member of our society, those already in peril or precariously close to the edge have discovered new barriers to healthy, thriving lives.
While COVID-19 has indisputably affected the entire Oklahoma City population, marginalized groups in the metro area such as the homeless, the indigent, the mentally disabled, and those recovering from substance addiction have experienced unique challenges over the course of the last twenty months. 

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