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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Reader Contribution: Calatrava Bridge At Sunset

Jun 16, 2010 No Comments

Oak Cliff resident (and graphic artist and sculptor) Heather Ezell submitted this photo that she took last night from Ft. Worth Avenue facing northwest toward the new Calatrava bridge construction site.

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Oak Cliff’s own Floramay Holliday kicks off tour at the Kessler this Friday

Jun 15, 2010 No Comments

This Friday, Oak Cliff’s Floramay Holliday kick’s off her East Coast tour supporting a brand new record at the Kessler Theater. Go Oak Cliff sent Ms. Holliday a few questions to find out more about her life in the Cliff, her music, and what she’s listening to these days: How long have you lived in Oak […]

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Overheard in the Hood: New Bolsa Concept Rumors

Jun 14, 2010 16 Comments

So I was minding my own business Sunday afternoon along with my favorite Oak Cliff hatmaker trying to recover from the fun we had at Brew Riot on Saturday night. We had grand plans to bike over to Burguesa to sample La Monumental (and review it here for you) but sadly they are closed on […]

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Brew Riot Rocked!

Jun 14, 2010 3 Comments

  Thanks to all for making Brew Riot an over the top success. We had over 600 turn out for the second annual brew festival hosted by Eno’s with live music, food, games, and of course beer.  Congratulations go out to the winners: People’s Choice Award: Blockhead Brewing Company Judges Choice: 1st- Mike’s Underground Brewery- […]

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Bienvenidos To Burguesa Burger

Jun 11, 2010 3 Comments

If you haven’t yet enjoyed a Burguesa Burger, the drive (or bike ride) to get one if you are a Cliff Dweller just got a whole lot shorter. Burguesa Burger’s newest location opened this week at 710 Ft. Worth Ave, just east of the Belmont Hotel. You can’t miss the space now that they’ve painted […]

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Say Adios To Cafe Madrid

Jun 10, 2010 4 Comments

It’s always sad to see a retail or restaurant close, and the closing of the Bishop Arts location of Cafe Madrid recently is no different. Yet it seemed from the beginning that this particular location struggled to attract a fraction of the following that their Travis Walk location attracted. There were several times that I […]

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Chef Tim Byres Gets Wild at 48 Nights

Jun 09, 2010 No Comments

Smoke Chef Tim Byres has been busy. Last Friday, June 4, he was in Washington, DC at the White House meeting with First Lady Michelle Obama regarding her initiative to teach school kids about healthy eating with “Chefs Move to Schools.” And a few weeks before that he was in New York City cooking for […]

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