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The Heart of the Osage

The Osage Nation’s home, Osage County’s seat, Pawhuska has had cultural significance long before a Pulitzer Prize-winning play and popular store came to town. The...

A Chisholm Trail Town

William Duncan, a transplanted Scot, may have anticipated the real-estate mantra, “Location, location, location,” when he established a trading post at a key crossroads...

Guthrie’s Greatness

Guthrie could slide into historic footnotes as Oklahoma’s first capital, but it uses the past to draw people to its Victorian downtown, Western heritage...

Legacy of an Outlaw

People can see lots of Starrs in and around Eufaula and its namesake lake. Belle Starr Grill. Belle Starr Hideaway Inn. Belle Starr Campground. Belle...

No Small Parcel

A popular holiday festival attended by hundreds of thousands of people, a downtown full of boutique shops and a formidable small liberal-arts college might be...

‘Doin’ It Right in Doo-rant’

One of the quick ways to tell whether one is a native of or transplant to Durant is the pronunciation of its name. DOO-rant, say...

A Bartian Rebound

Many thought Bartlesville would take a fatal body blow when Phillips Petroleum merged with Conoco and moved its headquarters to Houston in 2002. After all,...

Moving an Institution

Bruce G. Weber Precious Jewels is a name with which many native Tulsans and newcomers alike have become familiar. Customers have patronized its Utica Square...

Sand and Schnitzel

You don’t need an ocean beach for your dune buggy, and you don’t need a metropolis to satisfy a hankering for a five-star schnitzel....

Can-Do in Claremore

Claremore’s Will Rogers Boulevard encapsulates the evolution and stasis of one of Oklahoma’s oldest towns. The street’s east end features revitalized shops, but Dot’s Cafe...
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