A Brand that Stands the Test of Time…

The start of a new year is a good time for reflection and pause, as our collective future is guided by historical context. Happy New Year from Kessler Neighbors United!

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First-Class Letters to Santa Display Wins Holiday Lights Decorating Contest

Thanks to Celina Buchanan, Wesley Throckmorton and 9 households that adorned the Knott Place/Evergreen Hills island with a clever red receptacle that stowed away wishes and wants, the neighborhood was made merrier and bright! Congratulations and thank you for your spirited participation!!! Kim Dunbar won 2nd Place for his handiwork on Winnetka/Canterbury Court, and Robbie Miller and Ron Veech placed 3rd for their decorating talents on Colorado/Kessler Parkway. More...

Adding KNU to YOUR New Year’s Resolutions List Helps Our Neighborhood's To-Do List Get Done

Well, here we go again… a new year filled with neighborhood improvements & special projects, the fast-approaching, regularly-scheduled Spring Krawl, and a host of KNU activities slated in the hood. As a prelude to this year’s list of planned organizational goals, KNU needs to be slated in on YOUR New Year’s Resolution List. Please make your upcoming annual modest dues payment, volunteer where needed, shake a hand, get to know your neighbors, More...

Around the World with New Year’s Traditions…

The ancients spun off several traditions for modern-day traditions that ring in the New Year. Here are a few to ponder: Make Some Noise From fireworks to church bells, noisy revelry seems to be a favorite around the world. In ancient Thailand, guns were fired to frighten off demons. In China, firecrackers routed the forces of darkness. In the early American colonies, the sound of pistol shots rang through the air. Today, Italians let their church bells peal, the Swiss beat drums, and the North Americans sound sirens and party horns to bid the old year farewell. More...

Events to Commemorate MLK

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center is spearheading a series of events around town honoring the life and legacy of civil rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Dr. King. Click here for a schedule of events and hover over event by date for details. The week kicks off at City Hall from 12-1:30pm with a Wreath Laying Ceremony featuring keynote speaker Dr. Frederick Douglass Haynes, III, a passionate leader and social activist, along with other public officials and community leaders. More...

The Dash is On, Register Now and Support the Healthy Habits of Area Youth

Sign up for the Annual Dash for the Beads 1 Mile Walk, 5k and 10K Race to take place March 2nd, a fun-filled community favorite for the whole family and pets! The Good Space Dash for the Beads is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that improves the mental, physical, and emotional health of Oak Cliff youth by providing grant funds to area schools and nonprofits and promoting physical fitness, healthy eating, and arts programs. More...
KNU Dues Update

JAN-DEC 2019

Participating Households

  • 0 of 927 homes paid - 0%
  • 927 of 927 homes unpaid - 100%
NOCUPP Membership Update


Participating Households

  • 172 of 927 homes paid - 19%
  • 755 of 927 homes unpaid - 81%
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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january, 2019

21jan - 25jan 2112:01 amjan 25Bulk Trash PickupSet items on curb Jan 17-20

23jan6:30 pmOak Cliff Live Speaker Series @ Turner House 6:30pmTopic: 10th Street Historic District, read more…

28jan6:30 pmKNU Monthly Board Meeting6:30pm @ KPUMC 2nd floor Chapel, all welcome….



Stay Updated on Area Road Projects

Ongoing projects include Jefferson Blvd. crosswalks, lighting & landscaping, re-construction at Sylvan Ave, north of I-30, and the Tyler-Polk 2-way conversion. For up-to-date alerts that may affect your drivetime, click here. This link is also on the website footer for easy access


Public Input Needed on Homeless Solutions

The Office of Homeless Solutions is hosting public input meetings on Jan 23, Jan 30 and Feb 6 to discuss strategies. Please join in. For more info, click here.


Student Intern Recruitment by Mayor

The 2019 Dallas Mayor’s Fellows Student Recruitment applications are due on Jan 31, and entail paid 8-week summer internships for 400 junior & sophomores enrolled in public schools. Learn more.


Kidd Springs Ribbon-Cutting

Councilmember Griggs invites all on Feb 2 at 10am to the Kidd Springs ribbon-cutting in celebration of park feature improvements. See flyer.


Attend the North Texas Climate Change Symposium on Feb 4th

Register to attend the free North Texas Symposium on Climate Change at the Belo Mansion. Learn how climate change is affecting Texans and how Climate Action Planning can address this concern. Keynote speaker is Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, an international authority on climate change. The event is hosted by the City of Dallas and the Dallas Bar Association Environmental Law Section, learn more.


Navigating City Services Workshop on Feb 9th

Find solutions to common neighborhood challenges like illegal dumping, bulky trash, traffic calming, abandoned homes, code compliance violations, median beautification and more! The workshop will provide tips on how to use existing programs and resources to improve neighborhoods. Register to attend.


Take the Survey

Dallas Economic Development is gathering resident & business input for the comprehensive economic development strategic plan. Take the survey(s) and provide valuable feedback!