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Come check out the homegrown herbs and flowers, delicious baked goods and creative artwork (have you ever seen a cuter sale sign?) at the Sale in the Eugene Field Garden this Friday (June 16) from 10 a.m. to noon.

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Tulsa's hippest craft fair is now accepting applications for 2010 vendors. Indie Emporium, run by the delightful Christine and Thom Crowe, is an annual event that showcases the talents of local artists.

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OK, we get it! There’s yard work to be done and that fence isn’t gonna paint itself.

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John D. Rockefeller would be considered by many the consummate businessman. He amassed one of the largest fortunes in the history of the world, but, in so doing, he played a role in prompting the United States Congress to enact the Sherman Antitrust Act. Thus, in Rockefeller one finds a free…

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Tomorrow evening Book Smart Tulsa brings Audrey Niffenegger, author of The Time Traveler's Wife, to the Philbrook Museum of Art. She will be discussing her latest novel, Her Fearful Symmetry, and signing books later in the evening. Her newest prose is a haunting tale set around London's High…

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Saturday night (July 10) at Soundpony (409 N. Main St.) will feature two of the most exuberant, merry, gay (old-school definition) and kooky bands to play live music in the (hyperbole warning) history of all histories!

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If you truly wish to test your strength, grab the ab wheel the next time you’re at the gym. Just make sure no one is watching the first time you give it a go! You may surprise yourself – the ab wheel is a true test of shoulder and core strength.

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Like many people in Tulsa, I have been following the devastating story of 6-year-old Jeremiah Mitchell, a resident of Talala, a small community located about 35 miles northeast of Tulsa.

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If you frequent the Tulsa night-life scene, it's likely you've seen his colorful jersey, skin-tight spandex shorts and curly semi-mullet hairdo. In fact, you may have seen a little more than you wanted to.

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Michael Cunningham will be in Tulsa on September 26-27 at the Celebration of Books sponsored by the Oklahoma Center for Poets and Writers at OSU-Tulsa. In anticipation, last Wednesday night at the central library, three Tulsa leaders discussed his novel, "The Hours."

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1. As I have written in this blog before, Missy Eubanks was killed May 7 in a senseless vehicle accident at 6th and Peoria. She left behind a son, a sister, a mother and thousands of friends. She was a positive force in local club music around Tulsa – but even more so for those that knew and…

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Sage Southside, the big brother of Brookside’s Sage Culinary Studio, is hosting a grand opening celebration July 10 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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I’ve been waiting more than a decade for this. "It’s only chicken," you say. You are partially correct. Rex’s is the only chicken that takes me back to my youth (well, aside from my great aunt Nonnie’s fried chicken, but that’s another story altogether!).

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I recently attended a conference in San Diego that made the airports, time away from work, and even an earthquake worth the trip! The ACHIEVE National Institute in Washington, D.C. is training groups from various cities throughout the nation to assess their cities in an effort to determine w…

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Club 209 presents its July artist, Raul Elizalde-Flores, whose show "Attitude of Beauty" will hang through the end of the month. In addition to painting and drawing, Flores is also a fashion designer and the exhibit will focus on the intersection between fashion and art.

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Summer reading conjures up lazy afternoons lakeside or by the pool with a frivolous book – little substance, thank you, only escapism. The electrifying "The Burning Wire" by Jeffery Deaver, who spoke June 17 at the Tulsa Library downtown, is the perfect start for your summer reading list.

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The Colony, a bar whose slogan is "Always a Bad Idea," actually had a good one when they commissioned the recent CD release, "The New Tulsa Sound." It is a catalog of the Western Sizzlin’ smorgasbord of music available every weekend in Tulsa (at The Colony seems to be the subtle-as-a-lead-pi…

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I have been thrilled over the last month or so to see the turnout at the Saturday morning Cherry Street Farmers’ Market. It has become our family’s Saturday morning ritual to head down to Cherry Street, load up on fresh veggies, farm eggs and locally raised meats before hitting Café Cubana f…

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Now is your last chance to swing by "beyond bricks," an exhibit of artwork created by architects, intern architects, interior designers, engineers, and landscape architects. The 2010 show, made possible by the young architects forums and AIA Eastern Oklahoma, includes photography, painting, …

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There I was, huddled as far beneath a tree as I could get, near the bank of the Arkansas River on July 4. The fireworks display had already begun near the 21st Street bridge, but it was raining and a chill cut through the air that didn't complement the shorts and T-shirts clinging to the bod…

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Innovation is my mantra, and it is the driving force behind The Forge, TYPros’ business "innovator."

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New Orleans Chef Susan Spicer, of Bayona, filed a federal class-action lawsuit late Friday against British Petroleum for damages to restaurants that have lost normal seafood supplies since the April 20 explosion of BP's Deepwater oil rig. Spicer is seeking class-action status on behalf of ot…

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Tulsa’s own silly-talented musician Fiawna Forté has a new video for her song "Boat Song," directed by Tulsa’s own silly-talented director Sterlin Harjo ("Barking Water" and "Four Sheets").

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After a yummy lunch at El Guapo’s Cantina today, I stopped in to a T-shirt shop that recently opened next door to Joe Momma’s Pizza. The brainchild of Blake Ewing (who also owns Joe Momma’s) and Andy Mullins, Boomtown Tees opened this spring and features a variety of graphic T-shirts.

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Camille’s Sidewalk Café is rolling out fresh new items for its new summertime menu, featuring sandwiches, wraps and fresh handmade salads.

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If you want turn your KC treasure hunt into reality, geocaching may be just the thing. Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunt played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with a GPS. The idea is to locate containers hidden outdoors (geocaches) and then share your experiences on…

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The Tulsa Powwow has been a part of the Anquoe family tradition for more than 50 years.

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I am among the youngest of the "Young" in Tulsa’s Young Professionals (TYPros). Little more than 10 months into my career as a budding lawyer, I can’t provide any perspective on where life as a professional takes you. What I can offer is insight into how a young professional from Texas ends …

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Camp Fire celebrates its 100th anniversary this summer, and Joy Jenkins' article (from the July issue of TulsaPeople) on the organization’s collector extraordinaire Phyllis Raines made me dig through my jewelry box for one of my childhood treasures: my Bluebird pin.

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Now through the end of July, paintings by local artist Matt Moffett will be on display at The Canebrake. Moffett, a self-taught painter, is best known for his whimsical pet portraits, although his subject matter extends far past canine companions. Moffett also works with the Tulsa Girls Art …

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Training for a marathon is not limited to mileage. Novice runners may be too focused on the distance itself and not other factors, such as having the appropriate equipment (shoes/clothes), adequate sleep and food before and during the run. And whether it is a training run or the race itself,…

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The University of Tulsa College of Law’s resources, energy and environmental law program may have initially attracted Jared Nelson to Tulsa, but a different kind of energy in Tulsa excites him now — the energy of a generation of young professionals poised to make a national impact.

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Here is a flashback for your Friday. Remember jellies? My parents and I still laugh at the mere mention of the word. To say that I had a slight obsession with them circa 1986 would be putting it mildly. My parents, being the doting couple they were, once drove 40 miles to get me a pair. Not …

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Click here to read the feature "A heavenly host of harpists" from the July issue of TulsaPeople magazine.

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Opening a business and keeping it going can be a daunting task, but numerous resources are available in Tulsa to guide small-business owners. Listed below is a concise guide to some of the resources available, many of which are free of charge.

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Camp Fire was founded in 1910 by Luther Gulick, M.D., and his wife, Charlotte, as the first non-sectarian organization for girls in the United States. Camp Fire USA is headquartered in Kansas City, Mo.

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Now in its fifth year, the Williams Route 66 Marathon is well on its way to fulfilling the vision of its founder and Tulsa Route 66 Marathon Inc.’s executive director, Chris Lieberman, who presented the idea to a small group of running friends he corralled in summer 2005.

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So you think you want to complete the Williams Route 66 marathon or half-marathon this fall? Two common questions are 1) can I realistically run or walk 26.2 miles or 13.1 miles in November, and 2) what should I be doing now, and later, to adequately prepare to run or walk a race of this magnitude?