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New Apartment Construction Slated For Bishop Avenue

Oct 16, 2012 2 Comments

Go Oak Cliff reported on Facebook yesterday that the road construction project that has dragged on for nearly 18 months is almost complete, and a beautiful bike lane had been painted. Today it looks like the crew has made additional progress and by the time you read this the barricades that have dominated Bishop may […]

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Tim Byres Wood Fire Cooking Demo

Oct 16, 2012 2 Comments

The 3rd Annual Blues, Bandits & BBQ festival will kick off with a free wood fire cooking demonstration by Oak Cliff’s own Chef Tim Byres from Smoke and Chicken Scratch restaurants. Tim has a new cookbook due out this spring entitled, “Smoke: New Firewood Cooking” and he’ll be stoking a wood fire onsite and teaching […]

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Two New Restaurants Landing In Bishop Arts

Oct 02, 2012 6 Comments

The Dallas Morning News reported in July about Sarah Lombardi (part of the Lombardi Family Concepts) signing a lease for the old Oak Cliff Mercantile building across 7th Street from Oddfellows. Then came reports that the signing of the lease included the small building that currently houses El Padrino. So when signs went up in […]

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Calling All BBQ Teams – City of Dallas BBQ Championship!

Sep 08, 2012 2 Comments

With over $1000 in prize money and more than 30 teams expected to compete, the 3rd Annual Blues, Bandits and BBQ festival on Saturday, October 27th will act as the unofficial City of Dallas BBQ championship. Team entries are being accepted between now and Friday, September 28th at 5:00pm and are open to all who feel […]

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3rd Annual Go Oak Cliff Blues Bandits & BBQ

Sep 02, 2012 2 Comments

The 3rd Annual Go Oak Cliff Blues Bandits & BBQ will take place on Saturday, October 27, 2012. Conveniently located in the heart of North Oak Cliff  at the future site of the Davis Street Market development, 715 W Davis St., Dallas, TX 75208 is also the site of this summer’s amazing sunflower art installation, […]

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Adamson vs. Sunset Rival Rematch Rally

Aug 16, 2012 No Comments

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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Last Day For 1.1 Mile Beer Run Registration

May 19, 2012 No Comments

Registration for the 1.1 Mile Beer Run that kicks off the 2012 Brew Riot closes at 11:59pm tonight, Saturday, May 19. There will NOT be on-site registration the day of the event – so make sure that you are registered in advance. Also – if you plan to attend Brew Riot but not run the […]

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Brew Riot in Bishop Arts This Sunday!

May 14, 2012 5 Comments

The 2012 Brew Riot takes place this Sunday, May 20th in the Bishop Arts District. This year’s event has attracted 50 home brew teams to the competition, and they are bringing over 150 types of beer to sample and enjoy. There will be lagers, IPAs, Belgian & French ales, and specialty brews. Pre-sale tickets are […]

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A Word On Winfrey Point

May 09, 2012 5 Comments

While it appears that the controversy concerning overflow parking for the Dallas Arboretum at Winfrey Point may be resolved for the time being, we received a letter from District 3 Park Board Member Michael Reagan and wanted to pass along his thoughts on the issue. It’s great to have neighbors like Michael who volunteer their time […]

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Can’t Go Wrong At CampO

Apr 14, 2012 No Comments

Brunch is the new black – or is it the new dinner? Regardless,  its become the standard by which a good weekend can be judged, and area magazines and newspapers  have covered the best spots for brunch across the city extensively. As a result, you may have noticed that Oak Cliff has become quite the […]

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