He said, he said -- it seems everyone wants, if not deserves, credit for the rise of Deep Ellum from the dust of old warehouses long ago abandoned. Time has a funny way of skewing our perceptions of history; even those who were there don't know exactly what happened, perhaps because they were too busy or too stoned to catch the details. Hard to imagine now that there was a time when Deep Ellum was nothing more than a few half-assed clubs fending off skinheads and bankruptcy. But the more... More >>>
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When Russell Hobbs opened the Prophet Bar on December 12, 1985, Jeff Liles claimed that he would “run through hell in a gasoline suit” for Hobbs.