Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

GUIDE: Best Oklahoma pools, splash pads, lakes, and swimming holes

Posted June 19th, 2013 in Attractions, Free Stuff to Do, Kids and Families, Sports, Travel3 Comments

You’ll discover pools with deep ends that beg for a cannonball and underwater somersaults; splash pads for sunning your shoulders and modeling your new flip-flops; and swimming holes and lagoons perfect for a game of mermaids with the kids, while wet sand massages the bottoms of your feet.

When the Going Gets Tough

Posted June 8th, 2012 in Culture, SportsNo Comments

The crowd of spectators lining the edges of the course are packed just as tightly as the racers—shoulder to shoulder, wheel to wheel—as they lean into the 90-degree corners of the streets of the Blue Dome District. A kid on a joyride in a stolen sports car wouldn’t take a corner that fast. It’s chaos,…read the rest »

Saint Francis Tulsa Tough 2012. It’s here!

Posted June 8th, 2012 in Attractions, Culture, Festivals, Free Stuff to Do, Kids and Families, Sports2 Comments

Saint Francis Tulsa Tough brings some of the top cyclists in the world to some of Tulsa’s most beautiful and historic neighborhoods each year, an event that’s become a signature Tulsa weekend that packs world-class bicycle races, rides, and a festival into a mere three days.

Things to do in Tulsa this spring

Posted April 30th, 2012 in Attractions, Culture, Date Night, Festivals, Free Stuff to Do, How-to-Do-Tulsa Classics, Kids and Families, Sports1 Comment

Last week I did a segment on Great Day Green Country about the best things to do during the spring here in Tulsa.

Guest post: Pole Dancing in downtown Tulsa

Posted April 18th, 2012 in Culture, Sports, Tulsa Blogs3 Comments

Today’s guest post comes from Kate Huggins, Tulsa newswoman, blogger, Twitter phenom, and a woman with a brand-new set of skills. I told my grandmother I was going to take a stripper workout class the other day. Her response? “What? You need a new party trick?”

Guest post: Sasha Martin on the Keystone Ancient Forest

Posted January 13th, 2012 in Attractions, Free Stuff to Do, Kids and Families, SportsNo Comments

The Keystone Ancient Forest is only open to the public a handful of days each year. When the gates are open, it offers both young and old the chance to enjoy the outdoors as well as imagine the Oklahoma of 500 years ago.

Rodeo, Defined

Posted October 19th, 2011 in Sports1 Comment

Oklahoma blogger Lauren McKinney delivers a crash course in Rodeo 101.