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...

‘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...

Two B’s… Two W’s

Broken Bow. Woodwork. Wine. An alliterative combination symbolizes old meeting new in this hub of forestry and tourism in far southeastern Oklahoma … as a...

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...

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...

Enid is ‘And,’ not ‘Or’

Many times, people say something is this or that. Enid, however, embraces the conjunction and while mixing different traditions. Enid is a military city because...

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...

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....

A Place of Circumstance

Editor's note: Shortly after this story was published in our print magazine, St. Gregory’s University announced it would be closing at the end of...

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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