Editor Veronica Pasfield is an award-winning city magazine editor. Her leadership of magazines in San Francisco (Diablo Magazine) and Detroit (HOUR Detroit) garnered a dozen national editorial and design awards from the City & Regional Magazine Association and the Western Publishing Association. Veronica is a discriminating curator of local culture and a devout foodie. She also holds an MFA in Creative Writing and a PhD in American Studies/Native American Studies from the University of Michigan. You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Eventually it will fall into place. But you never know if it's gonna happen, and that's why it's crazy along the way."
Love is at the heart of mercy, as everyday people set aside fear and backlash to fight for the helpless.
Oklahoma City is coming out of a boom time and into...no one is entirely sure. We begin a conversation with people in the trenches, who tell us what change looks like in real time.
Anyone with more than a curiosity about architecture in Oklahoma has heard of Bruce Goff.
America's passion is turning towards rum, and The Jones Assembly is ready to please.
Saints Session draws big, and plays proud. The jazz tradition didn't die with Deep Deuce gentrification, which is very good news.
Indigenous People's Day commemorated via Oklahoma artists. Because Columbus is no hero.
Pride in his Chickasaw culture — and his larger rootedness in indigeneity broadly — quite literally sing forth from Jerod Tate’s being.
Don't make us regret sharing our current list of the top 5 hidden gems on the OKC scene.
A new moon, a tucked-away bar, and a Scissortail nesting up for the night. These were the backdrop for one of our favorite mezcal drinks in town—the Scissortail Sling at Power House. This smoky, luscious spirit is crazy popular right now, and we don’t wonder why.
In the quiet, tree-lined Gatgewood neighborhood, one of the top app developers in the country has set up camp. Drew Ramsey, a San Jose, Cal. native, moved to Oklahoma City to be near wife Courtney’s family.
Maybe the set decorator for Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange has found a new gig on the corner of 10th and Harvey. Or maybe a museum of beautiful oddities and delights has set up a gift shop in Midtown.
Goro Ramen + Izakaya head chef Jeff Chanchaleune on the silky richness of true Japanese ramen.
A wholly original idea bubbled up in the art world a decade ago, and has spread with surety and savvy into rising cities across the South. What happens when an edgy contemporary collection meets a hotel public?
There is nothing as glorious as a cool, clear lake, especially in a place like Oklahoma. Boats optimize lake weekends like fireworks enhance the Fourth of July. Pontoons for lazy sunbathing, and ski boats for initiating littles into water sports.
Exaptive Data Guru Dave King teaches the world a new way to connect.
The former Ford Model T assembly plant carries a most American legacy, as do the people who’ve owned it. Henry Ford’s motorized carriage changed the world; about that there is no doubt. Less known—renowned architect Albert Kahn, who designed the...
You need to know something up front. Daniel Chae is my friend, a lot of people’s friend. He’s the sort of guy predicted to run the world some day, or at least city council. This might raise two questions. One: why would Daniel sacrifice a brilliant career...
Every good story has chapters, a break in the narrative when something new begins. Oklahoma City’s blossoming restaurant scene turned a page last month when The Drake Seafood & Oysterette opened its doors wide at the corner of what was and what...
There is a case to be made for Guthrie. They brew very good coffee there, and stunning 19th-century photographic art has found new life. One of central OK’s most perfectly Plains boutiques champions a concert series both inspired and haunting.
Sometimes they appear at lantern-lit tables in front of Elemental; other times they write poems on their laps at the Capitol. The clack-clack-clack of manual typewriters means Short Order Poems.
It’s not clear to me that Indian Territory, nearly two centuries into it, knows how to think about Indian people. I’m Ojibwe/Chippewa. Two of my great grandfathers signed treaties that saved our people from Removal from Michigan Territory along with our cousins...
In better cities, we think, there are things to make our lives more interesting and beauty-filled. Sara Kate Huff bucked Oklahoma City’s millennial brain drain, and committed herself to being part of the change at home.
Breath does amazing things. The word "udånder" means “exhale” in Danish. The rhythm and power of breath and nature serves as the organizing ethos for udånder Scandinavian Steam & Sauna Spa.