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D Magazine’s Film Series ends tonight at the Texas Theatre with Cinema Paradiso

Dec 14, 2010 No Comments

The Historic Texas Theatre has partnered with D Magazine’s FrontRow Film Series to feature the foreign film classic, Cinema Paradiso, tonight (Dec 14) starting at 7:30PM. If you missed the star-studded ribbon cutting event, then this is your chance to come see the newly revitalized space, complete with bar, concession stands, new projection, sound, and […]

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Oak Cliff Bike Company Stops a Crime!

Dec 08, 2010 4 Comments

(Reposted from Bike Friendly Oak Cliff) (Ean Parsons and Jeremy Ordaz) Owners of the Oak Cliff Bicycle Company, Jeremy Ordaz and Ean Parsons, foiled a recent bike theft in North Oak Cliff after two men walked into the store purporting to have a bicycle owned by their “grandfather” that they were attempting to sell. The […]

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Texas Theatre ribbon cutting set for Thursday!

Dec 08, 2010 No Comments

The Texas Theatre is having a ribbon cutting celebration Thursday, December 9th, at 5PM. The event will showcase the new Aviation Cinemas Partners group, which has recently taken over management of the theatre and upgraded the facility with new projectors, sound, lights, and more. Mayor Tom Leppert, and Councilwoman Delia Jasso will be onsite along […]

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Winnetka Heights Holiday Home Tour this Saturday

Dec 01, 2010 No Comments

The Winnetka Heights Neighborhood Association holds its fourth annual Holiday Home Tour this Saturday, December 4th from noon to 7pm. There will be five homes spotlighted this year, along with events. Here’s more details from the site: This year’s tour event will feature children’s craft activities, an adoption fair sponsored by Paws in the City […]

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Jingle Bells on Bishop

Nov 27, 2010 1 Comment

Be sure to head out to the Bishop Arts District anytime between Thursday, and Saturday this week (12-2, 12-4) for the annual Jingle Bells on Bishop events. Santa will be onhand, along with window displays, and more for the 3 days event. More to come!

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Oak Cliff organizes 2nd Bike to City Hall this Friday

Oct 13, 2010 No Comments

Bike Friendly Oak Cliff has coordinated the second annual Bike to City Hall event for this Friday morning. Bicyclists in Oak Cliff are being asked to meet in the Bishop Arts District at 7:30AM so that they can depart by 7:45AM for Union Station. Once there they’ll meet up with bicyclists from around the city and council […]

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Turner House Movies on the Lawn

Oct 06, 2010 No Comments

It’s that time of year again when the Turner House returns their  Movies on the Lawn series.  This time they’ll be featuring Ghostbusters on Friday, October 15th, and Beetlejuice on Friday, October 29th. These films are free, fun for the whole family, and sponsored by the Winnetka Heights Neighborhood Association. Head out to the lawn […]

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Return to Giant at the Texas Theatre

Sep 28, 2010 3 Comments

Head out to the Texas Theatre Thursday night for a “soft opening” of the building featuring recent improvements by the new management team. Local filmmaker, Kirby Warnock’s documentary of the legendary film “Giant”, was originally featured on PBS in 1996, and details the making of the movie along with interviews of locals in Marfa who […]

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Bike Basket Building @ Oil and Cotton on Saturday

Sep 16, 2010 2 Comments

Saturday, September 18  |  10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  | $65  | 837 W. 7th Street (Tyler/7th) Oil and Cotton (follow them on Facebook) opened their French doors for business last Saturday and is hosting their first workshop this weekend—a bike basket–building class. You might have seen BFOC’er, and Oil and Cotton co-owner, Shannon Driscoll riding around Oak Cliff during […]

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Recap of the Better Block 2

Sep 14, 2010 22 Comments

Amid the wonderful smells of smoked barbeque, and just beyond the music, we managed our second “Better Block” project, where we took a gray, concrete, and car-focused block and converted it into a more humane space that placed people first. First off, big thanks go to SWA Group, and Metheney for providing us with amazing landscaping plans and […]

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