Top 5 Lifestyle Blogs in Oklahoma City

February 13, 2017

top-5-lifestyle-blogs-in-oklahoma-city.jpgReading blogs is a great way to keep up with the best events and new businesses in your area. There's always something fun to do—and something great to eat—in Oklahoma City. Follow these blogs for ideas and inspiration.

1. Visit OKC

Even though this blog is technically written for visitors to OKC, it has a ton of information about local events and sites that you'll find useful as a local. They often post about new business openings and family-friendly events; you might discover a new arcade, restaurant, or entertainment venue. In January, they wrote an excellent post on OKC's Craft Brew Scene, highlighting COOP Ale Works, Elk Valley Brewing Company and others. They've also posted about Valentine's Day ideas in Oklahoma City, local Home and Garden shows and free winter activities.

2. The Food Dude

If you're not sure where to get dinner tonight, turn to The Food Dude for advice. This blog is written by Dave Cathey, the Food Editor of The Oklahoman. He posts everything from cooking tips to reviews of new Oklahoma City restaurants. You'll also see posts when popular restaurants open or close and helps you stay up-to-date on the local food scene. The Food Dude posts at least two or three times a month as food-related news emerges.

3. Oklahoma City Moms Blog

Parents love this blog that’s bursting with ideas of things to do with kids in the Oklahoma City area. You'll find posts listing local places where kids eat free, guides to the best indoor play places and even details about local daycare and preschools. There are also plenty of helpful posts on general parenting topics like dealing with sickness, keeping a marriage strong and dealing with loneliness as a stay-at-home mom. Oklahoma City Moms is owned by Erin, an Oklahoma-born mom of two. Several other mothers help run the blog and contribute their opinions and tips, too.

4. Daily Thunder

Part of being a resident of Oklahoma City is supporting the Thunder! The Daily Thunder keeps fans up-to-date on the team's wins and losses, along with individual players' careers. You'll find diverse topics like interviews with basketball great Sam Presti, posts about players' tattoos and pre-game predictions. The blog is written by Royce Young, a University of Oklahoma graduate who also works for ESPN.

5. Dishin & Dishes

The OKC food scene is thriving, and this helpful blog ensures you don't miss any of it. Posts are organized by cuisine, so you can browse Asian restaurants, bakeries, burger joints, or BBQ joints depending on what you're in the mood for. The blog even details many of the city's best-known food trucks, such as Wild Al's and JT's Tacos. The blog is the creation of Katie, who also hosts a cooking segment on Rise & Shine Oklahoma News.

Do you have a favorite Oklahoma City blog that we forgot to mention? We'd love to hear about it in the comments section below.

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