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The day-to-day of being married isn’t always filled to the brim with romance and rainbows. Woven within every couple’s origin story is not only the "how," but also the "why." Five couples took a moment from their busy lives to talk about how they met and what they love about each other.

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Burt Holmes might be best known for QuikTrip Corp., the convenience/gasoline retailer that he established 60 years ago with friend and fellow Tulsan, the late Chester Cadieux. But he is much more. The direct but sincere approach Holmes takes toward business and life has made him the man he i…

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With a click-click-click of the stove on Wednesday night, Shane Bevel begins making chicken stock. The stock is the first step of his legendary gumbo served at his even more legendary Mardi Gras party. The Bevels’ stove stays on for four days — until Saturday night, when the last baby has be…

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Hopefully the holiday decorations are down, but February is usually still too cold to head outside and garden or dive into spring cleaning. It leaves many itching for things to do, especially to the interiors of our homes. 

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When the outdoors is less than inviting, many look for things to do that involve a good meal, preferably with a plate of hot, rib-stickin’ food. Few places in the state offer that density like Krebs, Oklahoma.

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Champagne and sparkling wines are the confetti of beverages. The presence of these luxurious potions can elevate a mundane moment into a special one with the pop of a cork. The rush of bubbles pouring into a glass can rev up a romantic moment, so they are a perfect addition to any Valentine’…

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Many of us will be glued to the winter Olympics this month in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Why not make it even more fun with Korean food? We like the Gogi Gui Korean Grill, 6380 E. 31st St. Call ahead for takeout, and then turn an average night into an Olympics watch party and Korean feast. Tr…

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Angie Pember Brockey’s jewelry-making is equal parts artistry, chemistry and mystery. The Tulsan uses a 1912 camera, equipped with a lens from the late 1800s, to capture images on semi-precious and precious stones using an early photography technique called wet plate collodion. Then she deli…

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For many Tulsans, Glenda Silvey is a household name for her 19-year career as a KOTV reporter and anchor. Today, she and her husband, Larry, are making a name for themselves in the world of estate sales.

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Tulsa has a long, theatrical past that began with its first theater, the Lyric. Opened in 1893, it was located inside the Lynch Building at 103 S. Main St. and was both a vaudeville theater and a movie house, according to the Tulsa Historical Society and Museum.

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NewView Oklahoma hosted its third annual Envision the Future Tulsa luncheon Oct. 25 at the Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center. The event raised $87,000 for NewView, the only private in-state provider of comprehensive services for people with significant vision loss that cannot be correc…

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Nearly 600 people attended the John Hope Franklin Center’s Dinner for Reconciliation on Nov. 16 at the Greenwood Cultural Center. The theme was "From Tragedy to Triumph."

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The Painted Pony Ball on Oct. 21 celebrated its 10th anniversary in grand style with entertainment from country music superstars Little Big Town.

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This month’s Tulsa Heart Ball will be special in two ways for the Loughridge family. Its patriarch, retired cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Bill Loughridge, will receive the American Heart Association’s Heart of Tulsa Award, and his granddaughter, Bailey, will be one of the 71 Sweethearts present…

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Thirteen months ago, Kristin and Jason Weis had no plans to operate a community for victims of sex trafficking. They were plenty busy leading the Demand Project, which focuses on the prevention of sex trafficking, the prosecution of those responsible, and the rescue and restoration of victim…

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The Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma has partnered with Tulsa Community College to launch the pilot phase of its Campus Pantry Program at the TCC Metro campus. According to food bank officials, the program is based on research that suggests food-insecure students often struggle with a…

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College students sitting around, listening to Bob Dylan albums: That’s what many picture upon learning of the University of Tulsa’s recent emphasis on bringing the musical icon and Nobel Laureate "into the classroom."