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Raise your glass

“It was super-easy because it was a lot smaller,” the event chairwoman says of planning then and now. “We did it at the Waterford, but we grew out of that. It started off with a staff of seven on the committee. Now there’s over 40.” And six subcommittees. “It’s great for the arts,” Kirkpatrick says.

The pressures of planning

As spring quickly approaches, the number of events on everyone’s calendar is about to grow significantly. In addition to the upcoming wedding season, people are gearing up for professional events, such as conferences and corporate meetings. Everyone feels the pressures of planning events, but the pressure of staying on budget is all too real for

Live and Let Dine

with Rob Crissinger Senior Director of Accounts Bumbershoot PR Italian Express 119 W. Main 602-3181 I could eat pepperoni pizza every day of the week, and nearly did while working Downtown, thanks in large part to Italian Express. The lunch buffet is inexpensive; the food is always fresh and plentiful; and although it’s always busy,

Vegging out

The truth is, being a vegetarian has outgrown all types. Oklahoma’s own country music superstar Carrie Underwood is a vegetarian. She pledged to go meat-free after she saw livestock being castrated. It even gets more local that. Oklahoma City Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid is an herbivore, as is Romy Owens, local artist and a

Just beKiZE

The six varieties are not technically protein bars, but include ingredients such as raw sage honey, gluten-free oats, whey protein, peanut butter and unsweetened cocoa. After experimenting with making items that were healthy and used very few ingredients, Ragan began selling KiZE on his website and at stores. He is also a walking advertisement for

Thunder prepares to debut new suites, restaurant

More options are available at Chesapeake Energy Arena in downtown Oklahoma City. Photo by Urbanative “As our season ticket base has grown pretty significantly over the last couple of years, we’ve literally run out of inventory,” said Thunder Senior Vice President Brian Byrnes. “So we’ve been challenged with continuing to find new revenue streams for

Wow, a party!

Set for 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. on Oct. 26 at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club, the party is co-chaired this year by Beverly and Mark Funke, and Jane and David Thompson. “In the past, this was a seated gala, but last year, the co-chairs wanted to mix it up a bit,” says Kristy

Live and Let Dine

with Alex Cameron Director of Statewide Special Content Projects News 9 McLaren’s Pantry 3414 S. Boulevard, Edmond 348-2336 This has been one of my favorite lunch spots for years. You can’t go wrong with the turkey and avocado sandwich on a fresh, flaky croissant. And you can’t leave without indulging in one or two of

Live and Let Dine: Megan Elliott

Margarita’s Mexican7800 N. May848-8394   Easily my favorite restaurant in the city. Their service is always fast and friendly. And the food? Even better. Everything I’ve had is great, but I can’t go too long without their carne asada or the Pechuga Rio Grande. Their salsa and borracho beans complete the meal for me. Ludivine805