President Jerry Sanchez conveys the City of Dallas’ Sidewalk Cost-Share & KNU’s Sidewalk Grant Programs. Time to fill in the cracks?

Holiday Lights Chair Ron Veech details the KNU Holiday Island Decorating Contest. Sign your team up for fun & cold cash!


We've Raised the KNU Membership Bar, Thanks to You!

As the summer light dims and autumn arrives, we want to thank 306 resident-members for your role in our annual KNU dues drive! Together, we raised the membership bar to 33% participation, or 306 paid homes out of 927 homes. Your many faces, helping hands and generous support defines our special neighborhood, and helps fund our association’s yearly operational budget. SPECIAL THANKS to Robert & Tiffany Abtahi, Don & Linda Adams…. More...

Greenspace’s Golf for the Parks Tee Time on October 9th

It’s that time of year again to sign up for Golf for the Parks, so hurry! The tourney is on October 9th at Stevens Park Golf Course, and benefits Greenspace and community enhancement strides, like the upcoming installation of the course’s iconic clock, exercise stations, landscape maintenance, art commissions and other enrichment programs. You can sign up as a foursome, or enter as a single, twosome or threesome and the Pro will assign you to a team. More...

Golf Terminology on Par

Novice? Golf widow? Devoid of boardroom scorecard talk? Ready to land a big deal at your next power lunch with game enthusiasts? Well then, here are a few golfing terms and definitions to get your “waggle” on. Golf Terms & Definitions: Ace – The tee shot is hit and goes into the hole, also known as a hole in one! May be used to refer to someone that is easy on the eyes. Albatross – An old British term for “Double Eagle,” or 3 under par. Like anyone reading this is going to get one! More...

History Calls for a Stronger Constitution

Constitution Day, also known as Citizenship Day, is a holiday that recognizes the adoption of the U.S. Constitution. It is observed on September 17th, the day in which the constitution was adopted in 1787. During that summer, delegates went to Philadelphia to craft a stronger document than the one in which the country currently operated underneath – the Articles of Confederation. More...

Upcoming KNU Mixer on September 22nd

With a little luck, we’ll see you at this month’s KNU social from 6-8pm at LUCK at Trinity Groves (Local Urban Craft Kitchen), see map. Cynthia and Mark Drennan are rolling out the welcome wagon for neighbors and friends, organizing mix and mingle tinder for us to enjoy! Stop by for a quick drink and a howdy, or have a bite and linger. Strong community is built on fostering relationships and networking. More...

We’re Now Taking Nominations for KNU Officer Elections

The KNU board has selected the Nominations Committee, represented by Ron Veech, Cindy Pierce and David   Dunnigan. This committee will prepare a slate of candidates for the 2017 officer positions. We are calling for nominations, so please send KNU officer nominations for yourself or a neighbor to More...
KNU Dues Update

JAN-DEC 2017

Participating Households

  • 306 of 927 homes paid - 33%
  • 621 of 927 homes unpaid - 67%
NOCUPP Membership Update


Participating Households

  • 189 of 927 homes paid - 20%
  • 738 of 927 homes unpaid - 80%
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Things To Do

Be sure to frequent the Monthly Events & Happenings page for things to do around town like concerts, special events, public meetings, free workshops, family-friendly activities, holiday festivities & more!


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september, 2017

18sep - 22sep 1812:01 amsep 22Bulk Trash PickupSet items on the curb Sep 14-17

22sepAll DayKNU Mixer at LUCK at Trinity GrovesSee Neighborhood News for details

22sepAll DayAutumnal Equinox 2017: First Day of FallAstronomical Notes

26sep6:30 pmKNU Monthly MeetingResidents Welcome





Household Hazardous Waste Collection, Sat, Sep 23rd

Get rid of toxic junk at the City of Dallas’ area collection location, 9am-3pm. Learn more.


Textoberfest, Sunday, Sep 24th on Bishop

Check out the German Octoberfest festival and Texas brew, 4-8pm, live music & beer garden. Ticketed event.


National Night Out, Tues, Oct 3rd

Celebrate strong community, live entertainment & family fun at Keist Park, 5-9pm. See details.


Susan Via Fills the Accounting Seat

Susan Via has stepped in as KNU Treasurer. She brings board experience and a sharp mind, peppered with a sommelier’s palate! Hello Susan, we’re glad to have you…


Sign Your Team Up for the KNU Holiday Island Contest

We are decking the halls of our neighborhood with your participation. All island triangles, with and without power, need elves! Grab a few neighbors, pack a toddy and get your Martha Stewart on! Let’s show some spirit, and celebrate the upcoming season (tights and weird green footwear is optional). Contact Holiday Lights Chair Ron Veech at to sign up your team. Cash prizes and jolly ole fun to boot!


OOCCL’s 2017 Oak Cliff Home Tour Reveal Sep 18th

Homes on tour unveiled at Bishop Arts Theater Ctr, 215 S. Tyler St., 6:30pm. Enjoy beer, wine & snakes. You’re invited!


The Table is Set for Next Month’s KNU Picnic

Mark your calendar for October 15, 2017, from 4-7pm. More picnic details to come…


Save the Date: 2017 Oak Cliff Fall Home Tour Oct 21st & 22nd

Don’t miss this 43rd annual event, Noon-6pm daily. Advance tickets $20/Seniors $15, and $25/$20 at door. More info…


Take Advantage of the City of Dallas’ & KNU’s Sidewalk Programs, and Fill in the Cracks!

The City of Dallas pays 50% of the total cost to replace your sidewalk, a KNU grant will pay 25% of the cost up to $500, and the homeowner pays the balance. Contact for info on KNU grants, and click here for the City of Dallas sidewalk replacement cost share program. Remember, if your sidewalk isn’t in good repair, the liability falls on you!