TIKI, WHILE MAYBE the most tragically misunderstood of the cocktail styles, is certainly one of the most complex and awe-inspiring. Tiki culture, an eclectic appropriation that originated with Donn Beach—a speakeasy proprietor whose catchphrase was, “If you can’t get to paradise, I’ll bring it to you”—rose high in the post-Prohibition era and all but died out near the end of the seventies. That makes what’s happening in downtown Tulsa even more of an achievement.
“Whenever I travel, I’m always looking for a tiki bar,” says Noah Bush, one of the co-owners of Saturn Room. “I think every good city needs a tiki bar where people can go and escape. And Tulsa didn’t have one.”
Continue reading your story on the app
Continue reading your story in the magazine
The Owasso Historical Museum documents the hometown pride of its citizens.
This Oklahoma venue provides a space for those who have a need for speed.
ROAD Less traveled
OKLAHOMA’S DIRT ROADS AND BEATEN PATHS OFFER VIEWS, RIDES, AND ROAD T R I P S I N AC C E S S I B L E TO M O S T. B U T HOW TO GET STARTED OFF-ROADING? WHERE TO GO? HOW TO STAY SAFE? THIS GUIDE WILL HELP YOU HIT THE TRAILS.
Mutually Assured Deliciousness
Peruvian and Chinese cuisine live in wedded bliss at Tulsa’s Pachac.
THE High GROUND
As the world hunkered down, one Oklahoman prepared for the toughest athletic challenge of his life. But the hardest obstacle to overcome wasn’t legs, lungs, stamina, or Oklahoma’s deceptively hilly terrain—it was losing the person who inspired him the most.
This downtown Tulsa tiki bar stuns the senses and excites the palate.
Foggy Bottom Kitchen’s down-home cuisine is giving Oklahomans yet another reason to get out and enjoy their state parks.
Radio Free Tulsa
Live from Cain’s brings Oklahoma music history to the airwaves.
Highway to History
Derrick Smith Jr. is sharing Oklahoma’s rich heritage from the back of a motorcycle.
ADVENTURE BLACK BOOK
How do you feel most alive? Whether your adrenaline rushes come from death-defying feats, unusual journeys, or one-of-a-kind meals, these fifty-one Oklahoma spots will have you living life to its fullest all year long.
Harvest Fest Event Recap: Woodstock Meets Sturgis
Just a short scenic drive east from Tulsa lies a utopia of sprawling campsites and natural beauty known as Copperhead Rally Grounds in Spavinaw, Oklahoma.
RESIDENTS SNITCH ON BUSINESSES, NEIGHBORS AMID SHUTDOWNS
One Tulsa, Oklahoma, bar owner said more than a dozen motorcyclists showed up unannounced, but he served them a round of shots anyway to celebrate a birthday.
A GATHERING OF WARRIORS
SPECIAL OPERATIONS TEAMS COMPETE FOR THE GLORY IN YAJOUZ, JORDAN
BLACK WALL STREET
Prior to the massacre of May 31, 1921, when a mob of white men over two days burnt the black district of Greenwood to the ground, it was one of the most Affluent African American districts in the entire United States.Founded on Indian Territory in 1906 by Mr. O.C. Gurley and his family, a wealthy land owner, who purchased 40 acres of land in Tulsa, named it Greenwood after a Mississippi town. Gurley was able to purchase this land through the Dawes Act. A US Law that gave land to individual Native Americans and many Black Sharecroppers looking for better opportunities in a post-Civil War era and from racial oppression.Oklahoma was considered a safe haven and became home to more than 50 black townships in the State.
Cowgirl Iconic-Nancy Bragg Witmer
Some women were just born to the occupation of rodeo performer, trick rider and roper, and Nancy Bragg Witmer was one of them.
The Last Lebanese Steak House In Tulsa
At Jamil's, where rib-eyes and smoked pork ribs come with sides of tabbouleh and hummus, the particular rituals of an Oklahoma tradition endure.
Dreamtrack: 2019 Sooner Nationals - Tulsa
2019 Sooner Nationals - Tulsa
Tulsa Race Massacre
A century ago, America’s simmering racial tensions boiled over on the streets of one Oklahoma city, leaving dozens dead and hundreds more injured. Scott Ellsworth explores what remains the worst single incident of racial violence in US history – the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre
REVOLUCIÓN A RITMO DE MICROVIDEO
Coreografías de 15 segundos. Eso nutre, en esencia, la mayor parte de los contenidos subidos a esta aplicación china que vuelve locos –en especial– a niños, jóvenes y adolescentes. Prohibida en India y cerca de ser borrada de las tiendas de apps en Estados Unidos por orden de Donald Trump, el último tsunami digital también llama la atención de los expertos en ciberseguridad y privacidad, quienes alertan sobre su capacidad de inmiscuirse en nuestros dispositivos.
In defiance of Nevada governor, Trump holds indoor rally
LAS VEGAS (AP) – In open defiance of state regulations and his own administration’s coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic health guidelines, US President Donald Trump hosted on Sunday night his first indoor rally since June, telling a packed, nearly mask-less Nevada crowd that the nation was “making the last turn” in defeating the virus.