Volunteers Beautify Jefferson

Aug 02, 2010 2 Comments

Over 40 volunteers worked for nearly 3 hours in the heat this past Saturday morning as part of a Jefferson Boulevard beautification project organized by Go Oak Cliff, the Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce and City of Dallas District One Council Member Delia Jasso. As the City of Dallas is preparing for the opening of […]

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Oak Cliff Dominates ‘Best of Big D’

Jul 27, 2010 9 Comments

Our friends at D Magazine have started their own ‘Best of Big D‘ (à la what The Observer has been doing for years with it’s ‘Best Of‘ list) and the results are in their August issue as well as on the D Mag website. Color us completely impressed that North Oak Cliff was so well […]

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Adios Casa Blanca

Jul 26, 2010 17 Comments

So we noticed Casa Blanca was closed the past few days, and we wondered if perhaps it was just a summer vacation. If El Jordan can take a few weeks off every summer, why not another Bishop Arts area restaurant? But Sunday afternoon we noticed a Uhaul truck parked along Davis loading up furniture from […]

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Photopol.us Fun At Bastille on Bishop

Jul 20, 2010 No Comments

It’s hard to believe that it’s nearly been a week since the Bastille on Bishop celebration! Our friends at Photopol.us captured some really fun photographs during the event – you can check the entire set of their pictures here, but we’ve showcased a few below for your viewing pleasure.

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Over 1,500 arrived for Oak Cliff’s Bastille on Bishop Festival

Jul 15, 2010 17 Comments

Over 1,500 people arrived for Oak Cliff’s first Bastille Day celebration, far exceeding our highest planning projections three times over. “I ran out of my first batch of crepe mix, hurried back to my shop and made another batch, and ran out of that as well…it was unbelievable”, said Samantha Rush of Rush Patisserie, whose […]

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Next Stop, Nova!

Jul 13, 2010 7 Comments

The newest restaurant/ hot spot to hit the Cliff is finally ready for business! Nova will open tonight for you to get your first peek on what they’ve been up to since Chef/ Owner Kelly Hightower closed Kavala to transform the space into this self-described bike-friendly gastropub. We got a look inside yesterday with our […]

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Bastille on Bishop – Big Mussels!

Jul 12, 2010 5 Comments

The line-up for the 1st Annual Bastille on Bishop Mussel Competition has been finalized, and we couldn’t be more excited to announce the nine chefs who will be participating. There will be a total of three rounds of cooking. Round One will feature all 9 chefs. In Round Two, the judges will cut the competition […]

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Pool Hopping – The W Hotel

Jul 08, 2010 6 Comments

It’s hot in Dallas this summer, and not much beats the heat quite like splashing around in a pool. But if you don’t have your own pool you may be wondering what your options are. We here at Go Oak Cliff will tour the area pools and we’ll give you the details so you can […]

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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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