May/June 2023

Tiny Cabins at Beavers Bend State Park lead to big adventures; Medicine Park's Discovery Outpost has the cure for boredom; reach new heights at the Tulsa Air and Space Museum; Monkey Island is a (ba)boon to Okies looking for a slice of paradise; and Oklahoma's newest beauty destination is Thirteen Lune.

Broken Arrow has gone NATV; coffee shops throughout the state give small-town residents plenty of get up and go; it's always time for a cuppa at the Country Dove Gift & Tea Room in Elk City; and there's no reason to be bitter at Skydance Brewing Co. in Oklahoma City

The dance group known as Norahua showcases Mexican culture for the Sooner State; the BlueSTEM AgriLearning Center is growing in El Reno; poet Howard F. Stein taps into the spirit of "Tapiola"; America wasn't ready for Norma Smallwood; and Kaylyn Fay sounds like Oklahoma.

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The Queen's Court
A country music legend, a Native nation, a superstar chef, and a southeastern Oklahoma town join forces to open Oklahoma's newest celebrity hot spot, where the menu is rich and delicious, the music is boot-scooting, and the vibe is friendly. Welcome to Reba's Place. Plus: The ultimate itinerary for a good time in Atoka and a rocking Reba playlist to make sure the trip sounds as good as it tastes.

Jefferson Revival
Exploring the historic Jefferson Highway, one small-town Main Street at a time.

Excite Bikes
With its new headquarters in Tulsa's Greenwood District, USA BMX now is home to Oklahoma's raddest rides.

Capitol Gains
As the Oklahoma State Capitol Restoration Project concludes, art returns to the walls of the people's house.

No Finer Diners
All across the state, locals pack into these much-loved cafes for hearty breakfasts, tasty lunches, and whole lot of infectious community spirit.

On the Cover
For decades, Reba McEntire has dominated the entertainment world with successes in music, television, film, Broadway, and more. Now, she's bringing her signature flair to Reba's Place, a new dining, retail, and music destination in the heart of Atoka's historic downtown. Check out "The Queen's Court" on page 46 to learn all about this new can't-miss southeastern Oklahoma hot spot.

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