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Van de Putte holds rally in Oak Cliff

More than 150 supporters welcomed Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor Leticia Van de Putte to Oak Cliff on Tuesday, Oct. 28. U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, state Sen. Royce West and DISD school board President Miguel Solis were on stage to encourage the group to vote early and bring friends to the polls. Continue reading

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Local theater company sponsors gay playwrighting competition

Local theater company sponsors gay playwrighting competition Continue reading

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Councilwoman Vonciel Hill again refuses to sign gay Pride letter

City Councilman Philip Kingston collected the signatures of the mayor and the rest of the council to congratulate the Dallas Tavern Guild on the 30th anniversary of the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade, which will be held on Sept. 15. Continue reading

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Kessler Park UMC backs Boy Scouts’ proposal to allow gay youth

Kessler Park United Methodist Church has made its stance on inclusion in the Boy Scouts clear to its members today. Continue reading

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A Cinco de Mayo taco adventure

As every schoolboy knows, “Cinco de Mayo” is Spanish for “Let’s go into a food coma by eating tacos.” Which is exactly how I spent my weekend. Technically, I didn’t undertake this voyage gastronomique on Sunday, the actual 5th of … Continue reading

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PHOTOS: Oak Cliff’s gay-friendly Earth Day draws 5,000-plus

More than 5,000 people attended Oak Cliff’s gay-and-family-friendly Earth Day in Lake Cliff Park. Continue reading

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Dallas to celebrate Earth Day with Fair Park, Oak Cliff events this weekend

Two Earth Day celebrations take place this weekend — a two-day event in Fair Park and a Sunday afternoon bash in Oak Cliff. Fair Park’s a great place to learn about saving energy and view exhibits. But Oak Cliff’s mostly gay-organized afternoon is pet-friendly with plenty of free parking. (This is Dallas. And yes, we’re going to drive to Earth Day — at least until we get our trolley next year.) Continue reading

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Gay Oak Cliff preservationist appointed to Dallas Landmark Commission

Councilmember Scott Griggs appointed former Old Oak Cliff Conservation League president Michael Amonett to the Dallas Landmark Commission. The appointment was approved on Aug. 1. The appointment may be one of the most controversial appointments to that commission in recent memory. Continue reading

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This week’s takeaways: Life+Style

The Art of the Bow Tie goes up again the art of men in briefs, The Divine Sister is heavenly and the Dark Knight goes batty Continue reading

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Oak Cliff Film Fest runs throughout the weekend

Texas tales The inaugural Oak Cliff Film Festival gets underway tonight showcasing the local and statewide films with a few national and international screenings to boot. But perhaps the real gem is watching movies in all the cool venues the … Continue reading

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