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FOOD: District 21 Restaurant at Francis Tuttle

August 2013 Issue
FOOD: District 21 Restaurant at Francis Tuttle
Whatever your passion for food—the art of preparing it, the joy of consuming it or the guilty pleasure of watching its drama unfold on reality TV cooking shows—being a foodie is fashionable!

BUSINESS: One Stop Kitchen Shop

August 2013 Issue
BUSINESS: One Stop Kitchen Shop
It all started with a piece of granite. A passion for building and design and the drive to bring the best quality materials to the people of Oklahoma is what led Caleb Breer to open the One Stop Kitchen Shop.

BUSINESS: MidAmerica Cycle

August 2013 Issue
BUSINESS: MidAmerica Cycle
Cycling—and racing—runs in the Smith family. Nikki, husband Woody, and son Steve sing the praises of their passions to everyone who crosses the counter at Edmond’s MidAmerica Cycle.

BUSINESS: Lawrence Goodwin, Attorney

July 2013 Issue
BUSINESS: Lawrence Goodwin, Attorney
Nobody wants to get divorced, and Lawrence “Lorenzo” Goodwin, divorce attorney, knows this. However, you don’t have to go through it alone. Goodwin is going to be there to help walk clients through every step of the way, helping them understand every situation, obstacle and victory.

BUSINESS: Swanson's Fireplace and Patio

July 2013 Issue
BUSINESS: Swanson's Fireplace and Patio
Swanson’s Fireplace and Patio Shop is a part of Edmond history, one of the few remaining original stores in downtown Edmond. Owners J.C. and Mary Alice Swanson have been in business for over 20 years serving the metro area for various outdoor patio and fireplace needs.

FOOD: Jo's Famous Pizza

July 2013 Issue
FOOD: Jo's Famous Pizza
Few foods bring people together in such an instant, carefree fashion as the just-opened box of piping-hot pizza. Kids flock to the dinner table, office workers instinctively migrate from their computers and party guests come to life when this one-dish wonder casts its aromatic spell on a hungry crowd. By its very design, pizza is meant to be shared.

LOUISE: A 50th Class Reunion

July 2013 Issue
LOUISE: A 50th Class Reunion
Louise visits her high school for her 50th reunion and reminisces about all the wonderful things she learned, inside and out of the classroom.

Dave's Blurb for July

July 2013 Issue
Dave's Blurb for July
I don’t want to say that my wife is accident prone, but we do have a saying around the family, “It’s not an activity unless Sandy gets injured.”

MY OUTLOOK: Nate McCubbins, Kiteboarder

July 2013 Issue
MY OUTLOOK: Nate McCubbins, Kiteboarder
Nate McCubbins is a kiteboarder with OK Kite in North Oklahoma City.

Parents Helping Parents

July 2013 Issue
Parents Helping Parents
Parents Helping Parents is a local support group for parents who have children suffering from addiction.

Over The Hill BBQ and A

July 2013 Issue
Over The Hill BBQ and A
For some, barbecue is more than just throwing your favorite meat on the backyard grill. Meet Dale Sligar, a professional barbecuer with Over the Hill BBQ in Edmond. Having been in (and won!) several barbecue competitions, Dale agreed to sit down with us and share some of his secrets, stories and sauces.

Laura Leighe

July 2013 Issue
Laura Leighe
Oklahoma’s music scene, while flourishing, isn’t known for pop music. But the two members of Laura Leighe are using that to their benefit by creating a sound as unique as their home state.

Daycations

July 2013 Issue
Daycations
This summer, families don’t need to break the bank or travel overseas to have a fun, adventurous and educational vacation. For Oklahomans, everything you need to explore and create memories is, at the most, only a day’s drive away! Daycations are increasingly popular due to tight budgets and higher gas prices. In Oklahoma, opportunities exist for outdoor or adventure types, art lovers and history buffs. Check out our picks for this summer’s daycations.

Spirit of a Warrior, Heart of a Patriot

July 2013 Issue
Spirit of a Warrior, Heart of a Patriot
Oren Lee Peters may be 92 years old, but at heart he is still the kid who left for war in the 1940s.

My Outlook: Jude Flurry

June 2013 Issue
My Outlook: Jude Flurry
Jude Flurry, Irish Dancer

Saving a Life

June 2013 Issue
Saving a Life
For 17-year-old Jonah Moore of Edmond, watching a man fall off a cliff and tumble from ledge to ledge meant leaping into action and saving a life.

Summer Reading List

June 2013 Issue
Summer Reading List
The long sunny days of summer are approaching, and whether you are headed to the beach or lounging at home, Oklahoma has a host of authors that can fill your summer reading list.

Canines on Canvas

June 2013 Issue
Canines on Canvas
For people who love animals, it is clear that love knows no bounds.

Tournament Town

June 2013 Issue
Tournament Town
The Edmond Soccer Club is set to host the US Youth Soccer’s Region III (South) Championships from June 20–27 in a tournament that is sure to kick excited players into overdrive.

Home Away From Home: Camp ClapHans

June 2013 Issue
Home Away From Home: Camp ClapHans
She’s running with a smile that could blind the sun. As her bright red shoes hit the yellow marked road, therapists quickly chase her, hoping to keep up. They are all taking part in the fun and laughter.