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Butterfly, Caterpillar & Chrysalis Circles


The Public Art Commission of Enid (PACE) commissioned these interactive (touchable) art pieces. They add color and interest to the Enid Walking Trail between Seneca and Ponca, just east of Parkway. Artists and designers: Kelly & Ty Tompkins of Hive Appeal Fabricators: Emme Hughes of EH Metal Works (caterpillar & circles) and Wesley Spencer with SpenCo Metal Works (Butterfly)

Butterfly, Caterpillar & Chrysalis Circles2024-04-24T09:40:50-05:00

Faces of Hope


The two storage containers at Enid SPCA stand as more than mere vessels for pet supplies: they are vibrant canvases that tell tales of unwavering hope. Hive Appeal's Kelly & Ty Tompkins have transformed these containers into colorful, larger-than-life pet caricatures - each brushstroke a testament to the love and dedication poured into the day-to-day work of a no-kill animal shelter. Faces of Hope: because every pet deserves a chance and every act of kindness matters. Partially funded by grants from Park Avenue Thrift and the Public Arts Commission of Enid [...]

Faces of Hope2024-03-15T10:49:39-05:00

There’s Fun to be Done


Artists were Kelly & Ty Tompkins from Hive Appeal. From the Hive Appeal website: In 2021, Teresa Willems left this earth and left behind funds to some of her favorite organizations, which included Pleasant-Vale Elementary School, where she happened to be my (Kelly's) 2nd-grade teacher! We knew each other again later in life, mostly through the Enid Arts Council. She loved to share the joy of art and education, so we were thrilled to get to design and paint a mural in the new courtyard of the school in her memory. The school wanted a bright, colorful mural inspired by Dr. Seuss's [...]

There’s Fun to be Done2024-03-14T10:27:25-05:00

Healing Garden


Healing Garden was dedicated in 2023 by artists Kelly & Ty Tompkins of Hive Appeal From the Hive Appeal website: The Healing Garden mural brightens the view from the INTEGRIS cafeteria! You can walk to it from Owen K Garriott or catch a quick glimpse as you drive by. In order to represent all areas of the medical profession, we included flowers and plants that historically were used to help each system of the body! This is absolutely NOT intended to be a recommendation! In fact, our only recommendation is to consult with your doctor about any issues! These are what each item [...]

Healing Garden2024-03-14T10:18:07-05:00

Catrinas Mexican Grill


Opened January 2024. A vibrant and authentic Mexican restaurant that captures the essence of traditional Mexican cuisine with a modern twist. The restaurant boasts a colorful and lively ambiance, complete with Mexican-inspired decor and friendly staff, creating an enjoyable dining experience for both locals and visitors. Hours: 11 am-10 pm, 7 days a week

Catrinas Mexican Grill2024-02-12T10:16:27-06:00

Favorite Breakfast Spots in Enid


Experts say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. We say it’s the most delicious. You don’t have to wait for the weekend to enjoy a tasty, leisurely breakfast at an Enid breakfast café. Breakfast in Enid is open seven days a week. Check out a few of our favorite spots for breakfast. But don't just take our word for it. Reviewers love these spots, too! Wee Too Photo by Visit Enid A modest diner known for serving hearty American breakfast and lunch fare since 1972. Online Reviews Great service, fresh hot, wonderful tasting food. Cheap prices. Better than [...]

Favorite Breakfast Spots in Enid2024-02-02T13:33:17-06:00
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