Past Stories

 

To find your favorite author, or a local story from past
magazine issues, please type the search words below. 

ARTS: Her Throne Was Magic

January 2013 Issue
ARTS: Her Throne Was Magic
The light filters down through the trees in a golden glow, bathing the young queen on her throne with luminosity as she holds court in the grass to an adoring crowd of stuffed animals.

LOUISE: A Heart to Give

January 2013 Issue
LOUISE: A Heart to Give
Several years ago I met John Patterson, an amazing man with a story to tell.

FOOD: Redefining Fine Dining at Lottinvilles

January 2013 Issue
FOOD: Redefining Fine Dining at Lottinvilles
Even on a Wednesday evening, one can find the parking lot almost full at Lottinvilles Wood Grill during these cool wintery months. The mood inside Lottinvilles provides a warm feeling of contentment with its relaxed lighting, comfortable seating and curved main dining area.

BUSINESS: Versa Lift

January 2013 Issue
BUSINESS: Versa Lift
As wreaths and decorative snow villages once again find their way into storage bins and make their annual migration back to the garage, our sights turn to clutter-free visions of grandeur for our homes in the New Year.

BUSINESS: NTouch Therapeutic Massage

January 2013 Issue
BUSINESS: NTouch Therapeutic Massage
Driving around Edmond, one can see a different massage clinic, parlor or spa on almost every corner or strip mall. However, if you pull into NTouch Therapeutic Massage at 2nd and Bryant, you will be surprised at what you find inside.

At Long Last

January 2013 Issue
At Long Last
Every teenager with a guitar or a set of drumsticks has had dreams of being on stage—with the bright lights and the roar of an audience cheering for their original songs.

Meet the Chief

January 2013 Issue
Meet the Chief
Jake Rhoades and his family relaxed in the car as they drove back from a family reunion in Dallas when suddenly, another vehicle crossed the centerline on Waterloo Road in Edmond and slammed into Rhoades’ car.

Hounds of the Heartland

January 2013 Issue
Hounds of the Heartland
Animals can be just as much a part of the family as children are, and nobody understands this more than Edmond resident Emily Adler. She is on the board of directors for Hounds of the Heartland (HOH), an Oklahoma-based organization that seeks good homes for retired racing greyhounds.

STYLE: Blinging in the New Year

January 2013 Issue
STYLE: Blinging in the New Year
The quickest and easiest way to add a punch of pizzazz to your 2013 wardrobe is through fun and flirty accessories to bling in the New Year!

Changes Down the Road

January 2013 Issue
Changes Down the Road
The new year will bring a rush of changes to Edmond, and residents will begin to see the familiar landscape of their city grow and morph as new developments and businesses bloom in 2013.

ARTS: Bridging the Gap

December 2012 Issue
ARTS: Bridging the Gap
Ten years ago, a movie filled with recognizable faces could not have been made for less than $1 million, but that’s exactly what Edmond native Scott Bridges helped accomplish with “Lake Effects,” a heartwarming film starring a medicine woman, a Starship Trooper and a Boondock Saint.

LOUISE: The Last Gift

December 2012 Issue
LOUISE: The Last Gift
In years past, our family always decorated a 7-foot Christmas tree in the living room with dozens of ornaments.

FOOD: Kickingbird Wine Merchants

December 2012 Issue
FOOD: Kickingbird Wine Merchants
Eat Drink and Be Merry. The Holiday season is upon us so it’s time to celebrate.

BUSINESS: Gymboree Play & Music

December 2012 Issue
BUSINESS: Gymboree Play & Music
When someone says Go to your happy place, that would be Gymboree Play & Music.

BUSINESS: Armstrong Auditorium

December 2012 Issue
BUSINESS: Armstrong Auditorium
Experience the glitter and refinement of Edmond’s international cultural center, the Armstrong Auditorium, offering the best of the present and a window into the past.

Adventure Travelers

December 2012 Issue
Adventure Travelers
Bill & Susan Dragoo sit back in their comfortable deep chairs and laugh about that day they got lost in the slums of Kathmandu. Winding through the sinister rambling grottos while trying to find a bar frequented by bicyclists who explore Nepal, they wandered through the shadows, dodging lurking men and filth. Susan was not amused. Bill was pragmatic.

Angel Flight

December 2012 Issue
Angel Flight
The pilot relied on his co-pilot to call off the pre-flight checklist. The gears, the gauges, the fuel, the wings—all were in order as the co-pilot reported with steady concentration. Once completed, they set off into the air.

Cole's Creations

December 2012 Issue
Cole's Creations
The Santa Claus figures that fill Beverly Cole’s Edmond home aren’t the obligatory red-suited, chubby characters that line the shelves of every store, gas station and mega retailer each year.

STYLE: Fur-licious

December 2012 Issue
STYLE: Fur-licious
My first fur was a medium-length authentic coyote given to me as a Christmas present from my dad, and if I remember correctly, my mom unwrapped five oversized gold-gilded boxes, each containing a fur coat, in various lengths and pelts for Christmas that year too.

Mommy Blogger

December 2012 Issue
Mommy Blogger
Like many stay-at-home moms, Edmond resident Amy Bellgardt found herself seeking a sense of community after the birth of her second son.