Greater Tulsa Reporter
FOOD, BEER, MUSIC: From left, Wild Brew event co-chair Wade Huntsman, Fellowship of Oklahoma Ale Makers President Jeff Pursley, Choc Beer Company’s Adrian Barrera and Wild Brew event co-chair Mary Vrooman prepare for Wild Brew on Aug. 23 at the Cox Business Center. The event will feature food from local restaurants, national and local artisan brewers and live music by Mid-Life Crisis.Read More
I never cease to be amazed at the things I am constantly finding in the nooks and crannies of Tulsa, besides the new events and activities regularly appearing, let’s not forget the local history and longtime, faithful business owners who come together to make up our city’s past and future.Read More
The historic Green Corn Festival returns to Charley Young park June 26-28. The festival’s heritage, created by then-resident Clyde Miller as a celebration of the corn growing season, continues today with a similar theme of celebration, community, food and music.Read More
When I was little, like a lot of children my age, ask me what I wanted to do when I grew up, if the perpetual book in my face didn’t answer the question, my quick response of “author” would.Read More
For decades, the month of May has always been synonymous with Mayfest. However, in recent years, other festivals and activities have cropped up. This year is no exception.Read More
How many of you have been in the Barnes and Noble Bookstore on 41st Street and noticed several people hunched over game boards, playing one of America’s favorite pastimes? No, not chess but Scrabble. Few people know there is an official Tulsa Scrabble Club right here in Green Country, and it meets twice a week in the coffee shop at B&N.Read More
Although Topeca Coffee may be a well-known name to many Tulsans, not everyone may realize just how far this local company reaches, literally.
John and Margarita Gaberino formed Topeca as a way to play a role in the long coffee-growing history of Margarita’s family, who own a plantation in El Salvador.Read More
I don’t care how much money a person has, when something is free, it instantly becomes better. That’s my dad’s philosophy anyway.
Whether it’s nature or nurture, though, I have to agree. Maybe the freeness simply causes an immediate eraser to anything that may have gone wrong during our dinner—the chicken that was undercooked or the server who clearly wished we weren’t dining in his section.Read More
WELCOMING CUSTOMERS: Marissa Hayes, left, and Jennifer Ziolkowski, of Brownie’s Hamburger Stand on 71st Street just east of Sheridan Road in Tulsa, are all smiles as to the success of the new location that opened in December.Read More
Little did Elliot Nelson know what he was starting when he opened his first venture in downtown Tulsa a decade ago. McNellie’s will celebrate its 10-year anniversary on March 11. Back then, Nelson began to blaze a trail that few were willing to follow at the time.Read More
On Jan. 15, the Deco District received a new breakfast and lunch option in the form of Deco Deli and Market. The restaurant and market are located in the Atlas Life Building, 415 S. Boston Ave.Read More
Funk returns to Cain’s Ballroom on Feb. 27 in the form of Keller Williams, a musician who is no stranger to Tulsa’s historic hall.
“You can feel the music dripping off the walls,” he says. “A lot of music has been in that room. It’s a joy to be there.”Read More
While sushi restaurants may not be hard to locate in Tulsa, Utica Square’s Sushi Alley Izakaya manages to stand alone in its high caliber of Japanese cuisine and ambiance.Read More
It’s a brand new year, and what better way to celebrate it than to treat yourself to classic Buttermilk pancakes — as many of them as you can eat! Starting January 2, 2014, you’ll want to head to your local IHOP® restaurant because “All You Can Eat Pancakes,” a perennial favorite among guests, is back for a limited time. One of IHOP restaurant’s most popular promotions, this “keep them coming ‘til you say when” stack of our famous Buttermilk Pancakes is available as a main dish or alongside one of our delicious combo orders.Read More
Downtown Tulsa business owner and City Councilor Blake Ewing, from an early age, has gravitated to cities.
When Ewing took his first waitstaff position, it was at Spaghetti Warehouse. “My parents lived in South Tulsa,” he says. “I had all those restaurants to choose from, but I chose to drive downtown.”Read More