These are the Dog Days of Summer!

For many of us, August is a bittersweet turning point in the calendar year. Summer freedom is drawing to a close, and the school bells have started ringing throughout the Historic Districts. While the thermometer outside tells us we are fully entrenched in the dog days of summer, this month also brings a sense of … Continued

August 2019 Around Town

Volunteer with the Homeless Alliance The day shelter provides services to an average of 275 guests per day. Services include breakfast and lunch, showers, telephones and computers. In addition, guests at the day shelter have access to a variety of services from community agencies to assist guests with ending their homelessness. For example, mental health and … Continued

Pups on the Patio

'Tis the season for dining alfresco, and what could be better than enjoying dinner and drinks with friends? Having the option to invite our four-legged friends to the party is undoubtedly a bonus for some. These OKC hot spots will allow you to bring your pooch along, and even a few go out of their way to make man's best friend…

OKC Modernism Weekend Opening Party and Flashback Fashion Show

OKC Modernism enthusiasts gathered on a lovely Friday evening at Casa Opal, a stunning Streamline Moderne home in the heart of the city. Guests enjoyed food, wine, a signature champagne cocktail and a retro fashion show to benefit the Oklahoma Institute for Architecture.   

Preservation Oklahoma Summer Soiree

Preservation Oklahoma held its fourth annual summer fundraising party, Summer Soiree, on Saturday, June 15, on the lawn of the Overholser Mansion. Summer Soiree included live music, dancing, drinks, heavy hors d’oeuvres and all the glitz and glamour of the roaring ‘20s. All proceeds benefit the work of Preservation Oklahoma, including its stewardship of the 1903 … Continued

OKC Symphony Show House

The Oklahoma City Orchestra League presented a preview of the 2019 Symphony Showhouse, a collection of 13 new residences in the historic Sunbeam Home in Mesta Park. The show house featured designers from all over the metro area and was open to the public for viewing in June.  For future events, check out

Shop Dogs

 Betsy King Shoes  After many years in the apparel industry, Betsy King returned to Oklahoma to create a boutique collection of fashionable shoes for the contemporary woman. With a desire to offer a selection that was unique yet wearable, King enjoys working directly with clients to help them find their style. She felt that the Paseo Arts District is the…

On Behalf of Our Kids

Summertime in Oklahoma means many different things for the youth in our community. From enjoying a break from school, family vacations, summer jobs and sports to enjoying leisure activities with friends, it can be easy to forget that so many of the organizations that help the children in our community throughout the year are still working tirelessly during the summer months, and there…

Family Portraits

Diana's work can be seen in galleries throughout the country, including JRB Art at The Elms in The Paseo Arts District.