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Historic aerial photos of Kiest Park

The WPA put this road in and some bridges in the ’30s, and you see the stone gates that were built at the entrances to the park.

Q&A: Trinity Trust’s Melanie Ferguson

Like it or not, the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge is sure to become a symbol for Dallas. The trust’s outreach and development director tells us why.

Historical photo: Union Terminal Park

We bought Union Terminal Park in 1945 as a west entrance to Union Station. You know the underground tunnel that goes from Union Station to the Hyatt Regency, under the railroad tracks? If you lived in Oak Cliff, rather than going all the way around, you could park here and enter Union Station.

Q&A: OC fixture Jason Roberts

Who’s more recognizable in our neighborhood than this guy? In Oak Cliff, he’s utterly ubiquitous.

Pet pause picture

Tank is not even 2 years old yet, but he already has personal style. His owner is a Edgar Salas of Winnetka Heights.

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.

Pet pause picture

Oliver and Zsa Zsa like to play, crash and cuddle. Their people are neighborhood residents Rodney Walter and Allie Anderson.

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.

Pet pause picture

“Weenie dog” Nikki plays Santa. Her people are neighborhood residents Greg and Robin Wilkins.

Q&A: Sports announcer Bill Melton

The OC native and former county treasurer has served as sports announcer for the Cowboys, UT football games, the Rangers and even the Olympics.

Pet pause picture

Jackis a 2-year-old silver lab who belongs to Oak Cliff residents Consuelo and Daniel Kieninger. They say he is “65 pounds of pure love.”

Q&A: Fashion designer Nicole Musselman

Her Koch collection started when she returned from Bangkok and wanted to recreate the unstructured handbags everyone carried in the markets.