• Updated
  • 0

For years, 11th Street, east of downtown, was synonymous with urban blight. The once venerable artery became a shadow of its colorful Route 66 glory days. A smattering of businesses — mostly appliance repair shops, garages and small auto dealerships — punctuated empty storefronts, degraded b…

  • Updated
  • 0

Oklahoma’s Girouard Vines Winery recently announced that two of its new wines — Southern Cross and Valjohn — were awarded Gold and Silver medals in the 2018 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, the largest competition of American wines in the world. Both are among the first wines produc…

  • Updated
  • 0

The Goods Bodega has been a bright spot for those who live and work downtown. We caught up with owner Shawn Zenthoefer. She runs the bodega with her general manager and BFF John Gibbens. Shawn gives us the goods on the Goods Bodega.

  • Updated
  • 0

First Friday in the Tulsa Arts District is a can’t-miss event year-round. But it really gets going at the first sign of spring. Here are some of our favorite spots to grab dinner or a drink during the First Friday Art Crawl.

  • Updated
  • 0

The rise of craft cocktails has unwittingly elevated a new, less boozy craze: soft cocktails, sometimes sneeringly referred to as "mocktails." A new temperance movement is gaining momentum, and whether people are abstaining because of a diet or as a lifestyle, soft cocktails are appearing on…

  • Updated
  • 0

Oklahoma, along with other states, is facing a doctor shortage, according to Dr. James Herman, dean at the OU-TU School of Community Medicine. The shortage is seen particularly in areas of primary care, but also in areas of specialties, including general surgery, psychiatry and obstetrics/gy…

  • Updated
  • 0

The name "Tahlequah" means different things depending on whom you ask. Linguists trace it back to the Cherokee word for a red grain. Others interpret it as "plains." Locals say it means "two is enough;" as the legend goes, tribal elders planned to meet to determine the location of the Cherok…

  • Updated
  • 0

On the heels of graduate school at the age of 23, Pat Woodrum began her career at the Tulsa City-County Library. She spent the next 32 years working in nearly every area of the system and was executive director for two decades.

  • Updated
  • 0

Night of Dreams, a Feb. 22 gala at the Oaks Country Club, raised financial support for the L.I.F.E. (Literacy Is For Everyone) program at the Tulsa Dream Center. L.I.F.E. is an afterschool and summer reading program for at-risk youth in north Tulsa.

  • Updated
  • 0

Victoria McArtor, co-founder of the MUSED organization, set out to explore her relationship with social media by writing 30 poems in 30 days. The project ultimately became the book "Reverse Selfie," which published in January and features the photography of Matt Phipps.