The French Oak Cliff Connection

Jul 07, 2010 2 Comments

In the lead up to Oak Cliff’s Bastille on Bishop street festival, we’ll be covering various topics that illustrate the connection our area has had to France. To begin, we head back to 1855, when Dallas was in existence for only 14 years, a group of 200 mostly French settlers, lead by Victor Considerant made […]

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City Design Studio Discussion at the Belmont

Jul 01, 2010 No Comments

Larry Beasley will be visiting the Belmont tonight to discuss his work with the City Design Studio and plan for West Dallas. On Thursday, July 1, the North Texas Chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism will be hosting an Urban Conversation featuring Larry Beasley, retired director of planning for the City of Vancouver […]

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New Tenant For Cafe Madrid Space

Jun 24, 2010 5 Comments

Chef Tony Gardizi, formerly of Vue and currently with Capriccio, plans to open a new restaurant in the old Bishop Arts Cafe Madrid location. Go Oak Cliff understands that the lease will be finalized on Monday and they hope to open in early October. The restaurant will  be called Decanter and is described as a […]

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Calatrava Nearly Complete

Jun 24, 2010 5 Comments

**UPDATE** The construction team for the arch at the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge has been busy, and as a result the topping out of the arch will take place Saturday, June 26 at 7am!** The final piece of the 400 foot arch is ready to be hoisted into place on the new Santiago Calatrava designed […]

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Bastille on Bishop To Feature Street Brawl!

Jun 23, 2010 5 Comments

Ok, maybe it’s a French version of a street brawl – the French aren’t really known for advocating violence. Go Oak Cliff is excited to announce that the list of chefs for the first annual Bastille on Bishop mussel cook-off has been finalized. Marc Cassel – Park Graham Dodds – Bolsa Randal Copeland – AVA […]

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Oak Cliff High School Football to get a Kickstart

Jun 22, 2010 4 Comments

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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¿Que Es Esto? – Breakfast at Burguesa

Jun 18, 2010 10 Comments

Several friends had mentioned to me recently that they had enjoyed the $1 breakfast tacos at the new Burguesa Burger on Ft. Worth Avenue, so we at Go Oak Cliff decided it was time to try them for ourselves. It was our first peek inside the restaurant and they’ve done a great job at creating […]

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Oak Cliff to get Dallas’ first Streets to Plaza Conversion

Jun 18, 2010 6 Comments

If you read the Dallas Morning News late last week, you probably picked up on an item that Go Oak Cliff is helping put together…Dallas’ first Streets to Plaza conversion. We’re still outlining plans and developing the project, but since the cat is out of the bag we wanted to reveal a bit more about […]

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Bolsa Responds To Taco Concept Feedback

Jun 17, 2010 23 Comments

There were so many strongly worded comments to our last post regarding the new concept from the folks at Bolsa that we decided to talk directly with Chris Jeffers and Chris Zilke to get their reaction on our readers reaction to the Los Dos Chrises taco idea. We at Go Oak Cliff acknowledge upfront that […]

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Overheard In The Hood: New Tenant For Vitto’s Space

Jun 17, 2010 14 Comments

What do you get when you cross one successful restaurant owner with a handful of successful neighborhood activists? We don’t have all the details, but we do know that Eno’s founder Matt Spillers has partnered with neighborhood ne‘er-do-wells Jason and Andrea Roberts and Eric and Amy Cowan to open a restaurant concept in the former […]

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