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Archive for: September, 2013

Pugs Ahoy! Puggerfest sets sail for Stars and Stripes Park

Pirate Puggerfest 2013 will take place on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Stars and Stripes Park, in Oklahoma City. Photo by Julie Bycott.

By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer “Avast me Hearties” and “Shiver me Puggers” will be the rallying cries at the 10th annual Puggerfest on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Landlubbers best be present at the pirate themed event, where X marks the spot at Stars & Stripes Park at Lake Hefner, 7398 […]

Pat McGuigan on OETA’s Oklahoma Forum Sunday

Pat McGuigan, Shawn Ashley and Michael cross on Oklahoma Forum. photo taken from web

special to the paper, Billie Rodely OKLAHOMA CITY – Patrick B. McGuigan, editor of CapitolBeatOK, bureau chief for the network and associate publisher of The City Sentinel newspaper, will participate in the weekly “Oklahoma Forum” on Sunday, September 15, 2013. The program airs at 12:30 pm. on Oklahoma City broadcast channel 13 (14 on […]

The Color Run™ 5k Comes to Oklahoma City!


Staff report The Color Run™ 5k is on its way to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma! The event will take place on October 5th, 2013 at Remington Park! Less about your 10-minute-mile and more about having the time of your life, The Color Run is a five-kilometer, un-timed race in which thousands of participants are doused from head to […]

Guilford Gardens and Kam’s Kookery – two local urban treasures

Chef Kamala Gamble is owner and operated of Guilford Gardens located in northwest Oklahoma City. The two-acre urban farm is dedicated to producing high-quality local food. Photo by Tricia Dameron.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Former chef at Chicago’s Frontera Grill turned organic gardener, Kamala Gamble is owner and operator of Guilford Gardens located in northwest Oklahoma City. The two-acre urban farm is dedicated to producing high-quality local food. Before Gamble became a chef and worked with national personality and Oklahoma native Rick Bayless, […]

Join Arbor Day Foundation in September to receive 10 free trees

The Endicott Pear Tree, planted by John Endicott in approximately 1630 in Danvers, Mass. is still producing fruit after 383 years.  Photo by Doug Peabody

By Darla Sheldon City Sentinel Reporter The importance of trees cannot be overstated. They are the world’s single largest source of breathable oxygen. Trees contribute to the environment by improving air quality, climate improvement, conserving water, preserving soil, and supporting wildlife. During September, everyone from Oklahoma who joins the Arbor Day Foundation will receive 10 […]

OSU football’s Sex, drugs, rock ’n roll: More, or less, than meets the eye?

Mike Gundy, Ap photo, taken from web

By Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Allegations over fraud and abuse in Oklahoma State University football, dating from over a decade ago through 2007 and perhaps later, are detailed in a multi-part series in America’s most popular sports magazine. The stories have it all: sex and drugs, rocky relations between players and coaches, pay-to-play […]

Ed Shadid has new ideas for city revenue and spending

Dr. Ed Shadid, candidate for the Oklahoma Mayoral race in 2014 has opened his new campaign office at 7th & N. Hudson.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter “It’s been so long since we’ve had a real conversation about the issues and a hard fought campaign for mayor,” Dr. Ed Shadid, Oklahoma City Mayoral candidate said in an interview with The City Sentinel at his new campaign office on 7th & N. Hudson. The Ward 2 council […]

Oklahoma Sierra Club to hold GreenWalk against toxic tar sands

The Sierra Club protested last March when President Barack Obama came to Oklahoma to announce he was fast tracking the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma Sierra Club has set the date for an event called “GreenWalk Against Toxic Tar Sands.” The group is asking Oklahomans to join them on Saturday, Sept. 21, at a “lawful and peaceful gathering,” focusing on the Keystone XL Pipeline. Participants will meet at 9 a.m. at Foster […]

Susan Cromer Yback, one of the Paseo’s creative spirits


by Patrick B. McGuigan Associate Publisher At Paseo Gallery One, Susan Cromer Yback is enjoying a fulfilling second career as a full-time artist. Her art works and those of colleagues adorn the walls at 2927 Paseo Drive, near the southern edge of the historic Paseo Arts District. As both a painter and a clay artist, […]

Brightmusic Opens Its 2013-14 Season on September 16-17 with “Souvenirs for an Archduke”


staff report Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present the opening night concert of its 2013-14 Season on Monday and Tuesday evenings, September 16-17, with a glittering concert entitled “Souvenirs for an Archduke.” The Monday evening, September 16 performance will be given at All Souls’ Episcopal Church at 63rd & Penn in northwest Oklahoma City. The Tuesday […]

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