Oak Cliff History

Oak Cliff 1974: Hear all about it Monday

The Old Oak Cliff Conservation League’s first president, Mary Griffith, will speak about the league’s early days at their quarterly…

Football great Jerry Rhome

He hit the ground running in Oak Cliff and hasn’t ever stopped, leaving a trail of awards and accolades in his wake.

Norma’s Celebrates Texas Independence Day

Texas turns 175 this year, and to celebrate the monumental occasion, Norma’s Café will serve three specialty meals on Wednesday,…

A look back at Austin’s Barbecue

During the 1950s through early 2000s, Austin’s reigned as the destination of choice for thousands of Oak Cliff diners.

Back Story: Oak Cliff’s Lisa Layne

In a strong, clear voice, the songstress cries out that no presents are necessary this year. All she really wants for Christmas is her guy.

Teen stories from an old Oak Cliff corner

The southwest corner of Hampton and West Illinois was fertile ground for all sorts of teenage goings-on in the ’60s and ’70s. Oh, the stories!

Back Story: The Origins of I-35

In the late 1950s, rumors were rampant concerning a new interstate highway slated to cut straight through Oak Cliff. But it wasn’t a rumor.