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KNU President Susan Via shares a few summer tidbits…

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Star Spangled Celebrations Nearby on the 3rd and 4th

Stroll on down to the annual Red White & Boom display on the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, Wednesday, July 3rd from 6-10pm. Enjoy music, food vendors and a spectacular firework show that lights up the Dallas Skyline! Bring your friends and family, it’s free. And on Thursday, July 4th, head on over to the Fair Park Fourth for a day of family fun and fireworks! More...

City of Dallas to Brush Up Storm Damage in July

Stormy weather blew through the area in June, prompting the City of Dallas to change its bulk and brush trash collection for July. Residents are asked to put out ONLY storm debris for bulk and brush trash collection for the rest of this month. Please separate tree debris, branches or shrubbery from other storm debris such as damaged fencing. More...

She Wore A Raspberry Beret!

It’s time for the annual Bastille on Bishop festival, celebrating Oak Cliff’s unique French roots (a brief history below). So, dust off that stylish beret and join revelers in the heart of Bishop Arts District on July 14th at 5pm. The festival is free, and your only expense is what you eat & drink. More...

Storms A Brewed and Cleanup is in Progress…

Storm damage was reported on the Kessler Steps, Windomere/Belleau and Edgefield/Colorado islands. Here’s a quick status update… The Beautification Committee was aided by an organized group of neighbors who helped clear bamboo and storm damage from the Kessler Steps. High five to Greg Evans, Steve Roe, Ron Veech, Kim Dunbar, Bill Schurr, Charles Hatfield and Cindy Pierce! More...

Nominate Your Heritage Oak Cliff-Sponsored Neighborhood Champions

Nominations are due by August 15th for two HOC award categories that recognize outstanding community leadership and service. The Neighborhood Champion Award rewards individuals who strive to make our community healthy, safe, inclusive and beautified. The nominee must be an Oak Cliff resident. More...

A Chilling Drama: Who invented ice cream?

The history of ice cream is more like a whodunit play than a historical expose. Many persons and nations claim to have invented it, but the scoop on the real culprit is plausibly a carton of many characters! The origins of ice cream date back to China’s T’ang period (A.D. 618-907), as a delicacy for the country’s rulers. The founder of the dynasty, King T’ang of Shang, kept 94 “ice men” on hand to lug ice to the palace to make a dish made of koumiss (heated, fermented milk), flour, and camphor. More...

Summer Special: Get Outfitted in a Trendy Thread Trio for Just 50 Bucks

It may be hot and humid here in Texas, but we’ll take it. It's a sign of summer play! And that means golfing, tennis, volleyball, frisbee, horseshoes, bocce ball, a brisk walk or an at-leisure lunch. And what better way to make an impression, but by wearing an on-trend, coordinating thread trio More...

Bishop Arts Adds More Noshing Options

Doors open this summer at 308 North Bishop with four new restaurants flanking a stunning central garden courtyard. A project by Exxir Hospitality, the quartet will offer European-inspired cuisine, a cocktail bar featuring fresh herbs, flowers and other botanical drink infusions, a cozy coffee shop & natural wine bar, and a casual Tex-Mex bent taco and burger haunt. For more dining information, click here.
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2019 KNU Operating Budget

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KNU Dues Update

JAN-DEC 2019

Participating Households

  • 230 of 927 homes paid - 25%
  • 697 of 927 homes unpaid - 75%
NOCUPP Membership Update

MAY-OCT 2019 PATROL CYCLE

Participating Households

  • 161 of 927 homes paid - 17%
  • 766 of 927 homes unpaid - 83%
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KNU SUPPORTER SPOTLIGHT

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A warm welcome and special thanks to Flourish Counseling & Consultation and Trinity Dental Loft for partnering with KNU in building community! Flourish Counseling is a local business located on Winnetka that provides support for depression, grief, substance abuse, trauma and other conditions. They serve all age groups, hospice families, developmental disabilities, and Mandarin, Taiwanese and Spanish speakers, and offer individual, marriage & group counseling and play therapy. Schedule your session. Trinity Dental Loft offers state-of-the-art general dentistry & cosmetic services. Dr. Amber James is committed to personalized patient care and oral health. Take advantage of their Grand Opening Specials! They are just around the corner on Fort Worth Avenue.

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1jul - 3112:01 amjul 31- 11:59 pmBulk & Brush Trash PickupSet items on curb, pickup all month…

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Keep Your Eye on the Grand Old Flag

KNU board members David Cherri, Cindy Pierce, Ron Veech and Susan Via added a patriotic touch to the Montclair/Argonne, Colorado/Kessler Pkwy and Kessler Pkwy/Edgefield islands. Our City properties were also adorned with emblems of the land we love by Robert Kucharski and Kim Dunbar. Thanks to all for your high-flying efforts! We wish our neighbors a safe, enjoyable & meaningful Independence Day…


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Butterfly Gardening Workshop on July 13th

Flutter over to the Hall of State at Fair Park from 9-11am to learn how to create butterfly habitats. Your garden will take flight! Register here. Free and sponsored by Dallas Water Conservation & Texas AgriLife Extension.


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KNU & NOCG Lay the Foundation

North Oak Cliff Greenspace’s Oak Cliff Founders Way project will incorporate a series of bronze sculptures along the Coombs Creek Trail in honor of the founding fathers of Oak Cliff. The first art installation will be a joint venture by KNU and NOCG and will feature landscape architect and city planner George Kessler. Please help us lay the foundation, click here to see sponsorship levels or make a donation in any amount at www.northocgreenspace.org.


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Register for Golf for the Parks Tourney on Oct 14th

Oh, that sweet spot! Enter as an individual, twosome or threesome and the Pro will assign you to a team. Max individual handicap is 30. Event day registration is at 11:30am, lunch served at Noon, Shotgun Start at 1pm and Awards Dinner commences at 6pm. Enjoy on course beverages, contests & player gift bag. Lunch and awards dinner included. Registration Form and details here. Keep the beautiful in Stevens Park!


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Save the Date

The annual KNU picnic table is set for Sunday, Sep 22nd from 4-6:30pm. Plan on joining our neighborly pow-wow for good eats, friendly faces and more afternoon delights…


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