Posts by mannytmoto

After half a century the Streetcar is back!

It’s hard to believe that this day has officially arrived! At 8:40AM, a handful of dignitaries, engineers, city staff, and DART officials met at Union Station in Downtown Dallas to ride the streetcar back to Oak Cliff. I sat beside my close friends and mentors, Luis and Sylvia Salcedo, who were my teammates in helping…

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Bastille on Bishop 2014

The fifth annual Bastille on Bishop kicks off on Monday, July 14th, from 6pm to 10pm in the historic Bishop Arts District (400 and 500 block of Bishop Street between Seventh and Melba). The biggest and frenchiest Bastille Day party in town, this is one celebration you won’t want to miss. Local restaurants and markets…

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Help Us Build the Roger Lytle Disc Golf Course

In honor of the memory of Roger William Lytle, the Oak Cliff community is working to raise funds to develop a public disc golf course in Founders Park. Roger’s daddy, Zac, has been co-leading the effort to develop a 9 hole course in the park for some time, and with the support of the city…

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A Thank You Note, To My Village

I beat it!!! The big “C”, and although I can’t technically be called a “survivor” until year 5, I’ve finally been able to re-assemble my life into some degree of “normalcy”, which for me is really saying something. That year of intense chemotherapy, and complications due to surgery to remove a lemon sized tumor from…

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Details for Bastille on Bishop

The fourth annual Bastille on Bishop kicks off this Sunday, July 14th, from 6PM to 10PM in the historic Bishop Arts District (400 and 500 block of Bishop Street b/w Seventh and Melba).  Be prepared for one of the biggest frenchy street fests in all of Texas. French themed foods will be available from ten…

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Jefferson Tower Block to be Revitalized

In 1929, the Brinkerhoff & Bennett Investment built what they dubbed the Medical-Dental Building of Oak Cliff, on a block of Jefferson Boulevard between Madison and Bishop streets.  In short order, the block would become home to a Sears Roebuck & Company, a piano store, men and women’s fashions, and more. If you walk through…

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Bonnie & Clyde – Free Outdoor Movie October 26th!

As part of the Blues, Bandits & BBQ festival, Go Oak Cliff and Aviation Cinemas will be showing the Warren Beatty classic, Bonnie & Clyde on the evening of Friday, October 26th. Head out to the event site located at the vacant lot in the 700 block of Davis Street (between Vernon and Van Buren).…

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Adamson vs. Sunset Rival Rematch Rally

Adamson and Sunset will play each other on September 7th for the first time in years, bringing back the oldest and best rivalry in the State of Texas! Head to the Bishop Arts District the night before, Thursday, September 6th, for a pep rally and celebration complete with marching bands, drum lines, and more!

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YouPlus Video Spotlights the Better Block

YouPlusMedia is the media sponsor for TEDxSMU and as part of their video montage series that will be featured at the Wylie Theater, they’ve interviewed Go Oak Cliff’s Jason Roberts to find out more about community activism, the Better Block, and what it takes to make change in a neighborhood.

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Oak Cliff High School Football to get a Kickstart

When we began Go Oak Cliff in the spring of 2010, our goal was to try and work to bring elements that we felt were missing to our amazing side of the river, and to promote our community by showing off our incredible people. While we sat around a table throwing out a series of…

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