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Trying is Good Enough

I was having drinks with a friend recently and the subject of New Year’s resolutions came up. I’ve never been…

One Home, Two Men, Three Architects

Spend some time talking to Oak Cliff restaurateur Joey Shashy, and you know he’s the kind of guy who can’t…

One Puzzled Mama

People say marriage is all about compromise. I think they’re wrong; it’s motherhood that’s about compromise. I see myself as…

From OC to Sri Lanka

When CliffDwellers and television producers Andrea “Sid” Curtis and James Cook first learned of the tsunamis that devastated Southeast Asia…

Predictions for 2007

There’s lots of talk in the hood about changes that are coming and how it might impact Oak Cliff. With…

Artists Conspire to Do Good

Last month, over 250 volunteers, artists, musicians and sponsors came together to launch the second annual Art Conspiracy, which raised…

One More Reason

Seven years ago, just after I returned to Dallas after more than 15 years of wandering the globe, my then…

Third Time’s A Charm

Ownership of the Bishop Arts restaurant changed hands in October, for the third time since originally opening in 2004. This…

Hare Krishna Temple

The stretch of Grand Avenue just north of I-30 resembles Jefferson Avenue in Oak Cliff, bustling with a diversity of…

Promise House for the Holidays

Promise House for the Holidays

If, as the song says, there’s no place like home for the holidays, there’s no place that’s truer than at…

Kelly’s Roses

Kelly Wiley loves her job. As executive director of the 2000 Roses Foundation, she gets to combine a passion for…

Filling Hearts at the WELL

Filling Hearts at the WELL

Fed up with all the talk about the problem of mental illness in Dallas, Pastor and Oak Cliff resident Joel…