Charles Betzler

Local artisan extraordinaire: Brandon Mull does more than tattoos…a lot more.

November 20, 2018

Brandon Mull, local tattoo artist and proprietor of Water Street Tattoo, is also a “Steampunk” and techno-artisan. Brandon creatively transforms everyday household objects into works of art and technology. One form of his creativity is Steampunk, which is a creative genre that combines science fiction with Victorian aesthetics. There are two notable Steampunk creations in […]

Do you remember…Criterion Theater?

November 20, 2018

When my Father let me out of work, I would watch a Thursday afternoon matinee for a mere 35 cents. You could see the Saturday matinee or the evening show while enjoying popcorn and a Coke for under a dollar.

Steamcon is something we definitely need to do again

November 10, 2018

It was a glorious gathering of fellow nerds and a sight to behold.

S.T.E.M. – The Pythagorean Theorem

November 2, 2018

As part of our new Printed Edition page called S.T.E.M. (Science Technology Engineering Math), Charles Betzler talks about the Pythagorean Theorem

Good Shepherd Episcopal Church Celebrates its 117th Anniversary

November 1, 2018

Good Shepherd has been served by 33 priests, and is celebrating their 117th Anniversary this Month.

Nerd Knowledge: All about batteries!

October 31, 2018

It would be hard to imagine life without a portable power source. And yet for being such a common part of everyday life, so few of us know much about batteries.

Do you remember…Dago’s Shoe Shine Parlor?

October 30, 2018

Dago Pearce became such a fixture at his old location that the Sapulpa Historical Society honored him with a replica of his shop, which can be seen on 114 E. Lee Street.

Do You Remember…City Drug?

October 22, 2018

“I can still remember what the store looked like…” step back in time with a look at another now-gone local business that shaped Sapulpa.

Nerd Knowledge: What is streaming? How does it work?

October 22, 2018

Netflix, SlingTV, Roku, KODI boxes…there’s so many options! Our resident nerd breaks them down for you.

Do You Remember: The Tasty Pastry Bakery?

October 16, 2018

In our new weekly feature, “Do you remember?” Charles Betzler reminisces about the Tasty Pastry Bakery, which became well-known for their bread and desserts.