KNU wishes our residents a Happy July 4th!


KNU Awarded Heritage Oak Cliff Improvement Grant

The Beautification Committee is excited to be the recipient of a $5,319.60 grant from Heritage Oak Cliff (formerly OOOCL). This neighborhood improvement grant will cover several upgrades to the Kessler Steps including an irrigation system, tree service, and a bronze plaque. Improvements must be made by the June 11, 2019 mandated HOC deadline. Kim Dunbar, Robby Miller, Ron Veech and Committee Chair Cindy Pierce recently completed a “hands-on” second installation of inscribed bricks (see photos in Snapshots section). More...

KNU Welcomes Dale Miner as he Dons the Store/Fulfillment Hat

Good neighbor Dale Miner willfully steps into the role of Store Chair and will be responsible for fulfilling orders that have been purchased/processed online. (Thanks, Dale, for your expressed interest.) We hope to keep him busy as we introduce our new line of KNU branded goods in August, to include ladies’ and men’s golf shirts, caps and multi-purpose duffle bags. More...

We’re Not Just a Pretty Face

Behind the all-volunteer KNU Board is structure. Click here to view our organizational chart. Get to know us. After all, we represent YOU. Our 501c3 non-profit organization is partly comprised of officers that are elected annually by you, our residents. Additional board members include committee chairs, other key positions and KNU representatives. More...

Friends in High Places….

Ray Flynn, a resident of New Hampshire, blogger and co-author of How to DIY Damn Near Everything, found our website and reached out in the interest of submitting some basic homeowner DIY maintenance tips, compliments of he and his old buddy Bret Engel who pal around on home projects. BRING IT ON! We welcome these DIY guys to the fold, and like having a few KNU friends from the Granite State. More...

Dog Days are Here, So Know the Signs of Heat Stroke

Check out these warning signs of common summer bummers like heat stroke, and avoid a trip to the ER… Leg cramping: Cool off and drink fluid until it goes away. Gatorade and PowerAde with electrolytes are far better than water because they help replace salt and retain fluid. Cramping and light sweating gives way to more profuse perspiration, lightheadedness and nausea, and then, heat stroke!!! At this point, your body can no longer cool itself. More...

July 4th Origins: Fact of Myth?

Think you know the history of this dusty ole stars & stripes holiday, think again. Grandiose events often mask the players, and July 4th is no exception. The process of independence took years, the fabricators were many, and most are unknown to history’s talking points. Check out these 10 myths surrounding Independence Day and judge for yourself… More...
KNU Dues Update

JAN-DEC 2018

Participating Households

  • 257 of 927 homes paid - 28%
  • 670 of 927 homes unpaid - 72%
NOCUPP Membership Update


Participating Households

  • 177 of 927 homes paid - 20%
  • 750 of 927 homes unpaid - 80%


2nd installment of engraved bricks and more captured KNU Picnic fun…

Please send us a selfie or photo of your tee time, a night on the town or special event, a backyard BBQ gathering, a dinner party soiree, a cameo of you and your pet, volunteering for a passionate cause, or any fave snapshot that captures and celebrates KNU living!


Things To Do

Check out these links for things to do around town like concerts & gigs, parks & recreation, museum exhibits, foodie finds and area digs, family-friendly events, nature outings, and what’s going down at the library…


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New Neighbors?

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july, 2018

16jul - 20jul 1612:01 amjul 20Bulk Trash Pick-upSet items on Curb July 12-15

23julAll DayNational Hot Dog DayGet the grill fired up!

23jul6:30 pmKNU Monthly Meeting6:30pm @ KPUMC, all are welcome….



Health & Safety Alert for Kidd Springs Park Pond

Click here to view a news advisory from the City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department concerning an E.coli threat at an area recreation spot…


Mosquito Spraying Alerts

Mosquitos are out and about, and the West Nile virus has been detected! Check for updated spray alerts. This link is also listed on our website footer. Help Fight the Bite by getting rid of any standing water around the house, use natural essential oil repellants, Deet-containing products and/or citronella candles or coils outside for protection, and remember to cover up at dusk.


Southern Gateway Project Construction Updates

Click here for lane closures and other news concerning the $666 million TxDOT project aimed to rebuild and widen I-35E south of downtown and the US 67 split (11-mile stretch). Scheduled to be completed in 2021, the project will include the structure for the City of Dallas’ deck plaza between Ewing and Marsalis Avenues. This link is also available on our website footer.


Shop at the Farmer’s Market and Give the Gift of Sight

Remember to swing by the parking lot of Lula B’s (1982 Ft. Worth Ave.) from 8am-Noon on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month through December for locally-grown produce and other goods. Your attendance supports both local vendors and the Oak Cliff Lions Club’s sight-giving programs & services.

Maps & Directions