FOOD & DRINK
Claremore Restaurant Owner Offers Jobs to Employees of Fire-Damaged Molly's Landing
• An elderly woman died in a fire at Molly's Landing restaurant in Claremore, Oklahoma. • The fire was determined to be accidental and electrical. • Carly Gibson, owner of Gibby C's South in your Mouth restaurant, is offering jobs to the employees of Molly's Landing.
Discover Claremore Through Its Cuisine: 4 Traditional American Delights
In this article, we will be exploring four traditional American cuisines that you can find in Claremore. Have you had the chance to try any of them? If yes, we would love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comment section below.
Blue Whale On Route 66 Lights Up For The Christmas Season
Route 66 is looking festive in Catoosa, Oklahoma, where the city just turned on Christmas lights at the Blue Whale. The famous landmark brings in visitors from all over and crews spend the last week decorating it for this lights-on event. Lots of people were in attendance, including Lakey Cherokee...
Discover the Tastes of Owasso: 4 Quintessential American Cuisines You Can't Miss
In this piece, we explore four quintessential American dishes you can find in Owasso. Have you had the chance to taste any of these culinary delights yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Rockin' G Animal Shelter's Pet of the Week
PRYOR, Oklahoma ~ These 4 lil hooligans are available for adoption!. They are 4 months old and weigh about 15-20 pounds. And because they've grown a little since coming to the shelter, we can now see that they appear to be Lab mixes! All of them are playful, silly, goofy, and affectionate!!
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Puppies Today in claremore, OK
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around claremore.
Historic Route 66 Restaurant, Molly's Landing, Engulfed in Flames
• Molly's Landing, a restaurant along historic Route 66 in Catoosa, caught fire in the early hours of Friday morning. • Multiple fire departments, including Catoosa, Limestone, Rolling Hills, and Verdigris FD, responded to the call.
Inola's Historical Train Depot: A Journey Through Time
In the heart of Rogers County, Oklahoma, the town of Inola's Historical Train Depot stands as a vibrant homage to an era when railways were the lifelines of growth and prosperity. Restored to its former glory by the Inola Area Historical Society, the depot has been repurposed into a museum that offers a nostalgic journey through the town's history. With exhibits that encapsulate Inola's evolution from a rural settlement to a thriving community, the museum is a treasure trove for history buffs and locals alike.
The Hogue House: A Testament to Architectural Grandeur and Historical Legacy
Nestled in the quaint town of Chelsea, the Hogue House emerges as a beacon of architectural beauty, reflecting the rich history and innovative spirit of early 20th-century America. Built in 1910, the house has stood the test of time, maintaining its original Queen Anne style grandeur. Its inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places underscores its historical and architectural value, preserving it for generations to admire.
Ed Galloway's Totem Pole Park: A Folk Art Legacy in Oklahoma
In the quiet town of Foyil, Oklahoma, Ed Galloway's Totem Pole Park stands as a vibrant tribute to Native American heritage and folk artistry. The park's centerpiece, the world's largest concrete totem pole, soars over 60 feet high, its surface a canvas for brightly colored designs and bas-relief carvings. Galloway, a local folk artist, dedicated over two decades, from 1937 to his passing in 1961, to create this monumental work, drawing inspiration from indigenous cultures across North America and beyond.
Video: Black Friday shopping kicks off around Green Country
The hustle and bustle of the holiday season was well underway. The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is well underway. Shoppers are eager to find good deals on items to later wrap and put under the Christmas tree.
Successful 2023 Horse Racing Season Wraps Up at Local Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs
The American Quarter Horse Association concluded its 2023 racing season at Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs in Claremore, Oklahoma. The season consisted of 279 races over 27 days, including 54 mixed horse races and 225 Quarter Horse races. The average field size increased from 7.99 in 2022 to 8.22 in 2023, and wagers surpassed $5.2 million. Racing secretary, John Lies, noted the growth in field size and the effective implementation of the hair testing program.
Meals On Wheels Volunteers Deliver Thanksgiving Meals Across Green Country
• Meals on Wheels volunteers delivered 1,000 Thanksgiving meals to homebound seniors in Green Country. • Volunteers collect meals and make multiple stops to deliver the food.
Black Friday shopping kicks off around Green Country
Broken Arrow, Okla. - The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is well underway.
Catoosa's Famous Blue Whale Gets Festive Makeover for Christmas Lights-On Event
• The City of Catoosa is preparing to turn on the Christmas lights at the famous Blue Whale along Route 66. • The Catoosa Public Works Department foreman, Travis Crittenden, has hung over a thousand bulbs on the Blue Whale and other areas of the city.
Rogers County Sheriff’s Office K-9 dies after being diagnosed with cancer
ROGERS COUNTY, Okla. — The Rogers County Sheriff’s Office (RCSO) said a K-9 died today after he was diagnosed with cancer late last week.
4th Annual Free Thanksgiving Day Community Feast at Charlie's Chicken & BBQ in Pryor
PRYOR, Oklahoma ~ Hey there! Guess what? Charlie's Chicken & BBQ in Pryor is hosting their 4th Annual Free Thanksgiving Day Community Feast, and you're invited!. The event is taking place this Thursday from 11 am to 2 pm, and it promises to be a feast for the ages. The menu includes all your Thanksgiving favorites, such as turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, giblet gravy, green beans, and hot rolls. And if that wasn't enough, there's also hot apple and peach cobbler for dessert.
The Blue Whale of Catoosa: Celebrating 50 Years of Roadside Wonder on Route 66
Nestled in the heart of Catoosa, Oklahoma, the Blue Whale of Catoosa stands as a vibrant testament to the golden era of America's Mother Road. As one of the most iconic roadside attractions along Route 66, this 80-foot-long marine marvel has been a beacon of joy and nostalgia since the 1970s. Built by Hugh Davis as a labor of love for his wife Zelta's anniversary, the Blue Whale has transformed from a family swimming spot into a cherished public landmark, inviting travelers from around the world to bask in its whimsical charm.
Green Country businesses, communities urge people to shop local
TulsaGo partnered with over 100+ small businesses in Tulsa, Jenks, Broken Arrow and Bixby to promote local buying during the holiday season.
Fall In Love With Zach Bryan As He Dances With His Grandma In Adorable Video
If you weren’t already a Zach Bryan fan, a new video making the rounds of the internet just might make you a convert. A viral clip that was originally shared on TikTok shows Bryan dancing with his grandma at a bonfire lighting up the Oklahoma night. It’s an absolutely heartwarming scene of a close-knit family and a grandson making sure his memaw (or nana or gamma) has a good time. However, the reason the family was gathered together by the bonfire is even more heart-warming. The fireside gathering was the end point for a 75-mile fundraiser walk led by Bryan’s father, Dewayne, as Wide Open Country first reported.