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Do you remember Wimpy’s Diner?

April 9, 2021

Whitney “Wimpy” Martin purchased one of the old Sapulpa trolley in 1932 and turned it into one of Sapulpa’s legends.

Do You Remember…Warehouse Market?

April 8, 2021

Before Warehouse Market moved to its last location (before becoming Price Mart), it was in downtown Sapulpa!

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How to transfer video and audio tapes to your computer

April 7, 2021

As technology evolves and certain formats become obsolete, it makes more and more sense to transfer content from the outgoing mediums to the new ones.

Do You Remember…these children’s TV shows?

April 5, 2021

Don’t change that channel…take a look at these memorable children’s TV shows, both local and nationwide!

Do You Remember…slot car racing?

April 1, 2021

The slot car craze caught on in the U.S., and by the mid-1960s any self-respecting town boasted a slot-car “center,” where kids could bring their cars to race on enormous banked tracks.

Nerd Knowledge: Lakes and ponds ecosystems explained

March 29, 2021

Simply put, an ecosystem is a community or group of living organisms that live in and interact with each other in a specific environment. The difference between ponds and lakes is somewhat unclear, but generally speaking, lakes are normally much deeper than ponds and have a larger surface area. All the water in a pond […]

Do You Remember…Shibley’s Townhouse Grill?

March 27, 2021

In 1962, K. and Louise Shibley opened the Town House Grill at 317 South Main Street. They started out on a meager budget and their first cash register was a cigar box.

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Nerd Knowledge: What is Pi?

March 13, 2021

Succinctly stated, pi, which is written as the Greek letter for p, or π, is the ratio of the circumference of any circle to the diameter of that circle. No matter the circle’s size, this ratio will always equal pi.

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The history of “Pi Day”

March 13, 2021

National Pi Day can be traced back to 1988 and a man named Larry “The Prince of π” Shaw. Shaw was a physicist who was a longtime employee at the Exploratorium, a science museum in San Francisco, California, and came up with the idea of “π Day” on a 1988 staff retreat, following the death […]

Do you remember the TeePee Drive-In?

March 11, 2021

As the TeePee shows new signs of life, plenty will remember what it was like during its heyday as the drive-in movie experience was taking the world by storm.