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Q&A: ‘Granny Geek’ Gay Revi

The Dells District resident’s blog offers helpful information and insights for Oak Cliff residents and people all over the city.

Advocate radio archives: When we were newbies

We admit: The audio on this thing is truly awful. And we introduced the podcast with a song. It’s supposed to be funny, but we have a weird sense of humor. We had fun with the podcasts in those days, because we were pretty sure that none of you listened.

Neighborhood business buzz

Oak Cliff resident Rick Garza has unveiled his plans for a mixed-use development he calls Kings Way. Garza, an architect who owns several rental properties in the neighborhood, bought the 1.75-acre tract on West Davis at Vernon, across the street from Sweet 200, in 2008.

Shop local and do good

Kick that charity-inspired cheer up a notch with these holiday gifts from local shops that give — and give again.

Sparkling wines and a recipe for Acadiana pralines

Sparkling wines and a recipe for Acadiana pralines

Sparkling wine has traditionally been something the wine business loved to hate. But lots of producers are now making sparkling wine, and it seems to be selling. So as you look for something to toast the holidays, keep in mind that bubbly doesn’t have to cost a fortune:

Events for December 2011

The Texas Theatre presents “Rare Exports: Back with a Vengeance!” The film, spanning the genres of action, comedy and fantasy, explores the guarded secret of Christmas.

Neighborhood news and notes

Aviation Cinemas will host the inaugural Oak Cliff Film Festival June 14-17 at the Texas Theatre, the Kessler Theater, Bishop Arts Theater and the Belmont Hotel.

Scene and heard in Oak Cliff

The band hall at Bishop Dunne High School was dedicated to former band director Bob Parsons last month.

The volunteers of Aberg Center for Literacy

The thing that really drives this GED prep and ESL program are the people who are willing to get involved, executive director Teri Walker says.

Breakfast all day at Jonathon’s

Get the scoop on all-day morning grub at Jonathon’s Oak Cliff, Cafe Brazil, Norma’s and Tienda Choris.