At the risk of turning this into Uplift Park ...At long last, peace has been made between Uplift Education and those business operators and property owners in Deep Ellum worried that a charter school in the neighborhood would spell the beginning of its end as an entertainment district. It's the " ... More >>
When The Ambrose and DART's Baylor University Medical Center Station on the Green Line finally, formally married three short years ago, Dallas Area Rapid Transit hailed it as the "consummate example of the new transit-oriented lifestyle." After all, the complex at Indiana and Malcolm X consisted ... More >>
At this point, Deep Ellum could easily star in its own Rocky-style franchise, given how many times it's been knocked down and still managed to stagger back to its feet. As we've mentioned, the latest worry for business owners in the area comes in the form of some 900 schoolchildren: Uplift Education ... More >>
For more than a year the city's been talking about two-waying Elm Street in Deep Ellum, with Commerce to follow. Last we heard there wasn't enough to fund the whole project; there's $6 million in '06 bond money, but not enough to finish what the city hopes to start sooner than later. Which is fin ... More >>
For a long while now, the old Baylor offices at 2625 Elm Street in Deep Ellum have been on the market -- for $5.5 million. And word was that a would-be buyer was eying the space for offices, which greatly pleased restaurant and bar owners, since it would have meant more warm bodies in need of col ... More >>
A couple of readers have asked: What's become of that newish neon sign at the corner of Main and Good-Latimer? That's it at right, the wayfinder that offended Pete so much he decided to quit and head back east. Because it's gone, only a few months after its installation. Ah, fret not: Barry Annin ... More >>
The tunnels are long gone. But on Good-Latimer Expressway, near where they once stood, another entrance marker for quite some time welcomed visitors to the music-centric neighborhood just east of downtown Dallas -- an old neon sign that, if a little rustic (and thankfully so), more than served it ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsEllumites pore over City Hall's plans for narrower streets, wider sidewalks and, eventually, two-way traffic on Elm and Commerce.A crowd of Deep Ellum residents and business owners got a look at City Hall's latest plans for turning one-way Elm and Commerce Streets into mo ... More >>
In case you missed it, over on DC9 earlier this week I posted my interview with Chris Frantz, the Talking Head whose Tom Tom Club will release a live album on Big Bucks Burnett's eight-track-only Cloud 8 imprint early next year. Frantz and wife Tina Weymouth will attend the release, to be held at ... More >>
It's another Wednesday morning here at City Hall, and love is in the air -- special proclamation time, and the house is packed with folks in matching T-shirts (I've got 10 bucks for the first one that can get the mayor to put one on over his suit), PowerPoints at the ready. Not so fast though, k ... More >>
Angela Hunt and Pauline Medrano got today what they requested last week: immediate implementation of the citywide parking-boot ordinance, which prohibits parking-lot operators from booting vehicles unless they provide paper receipts either handwritten or machine-made. Only four of their colleague ... More >>
View Larger MapAs one door reopens in Deep Ellum, another quietly shuts: Three weeks ago, Daddy Jack's Elm Street location turned out the lights for good, ending a long run in the former home of the Buffalo Club (anyone? anyone?). The Web site's dead; the phone's been disconnected. Which isn't to sa ... More >>
The original Vern's Place A Friend of Unfair Park sends the bad news:I went to Vern's in Deep Ellum for lunch today and found it closed! No more home cooking. The hand-lettered sign said they're out of business.A Deep Ellum landlord who just went by the place confirms it, and the ow ... More >>
Think that whatchamacallit to the right looks like crap? So does the Deep Ellum Foundation, which has been trying to get money from the Farmers Market Tax Increment Financing District to fund a redo of the artwork in the so-called "art park" and Deep Ellum Dog Park along Good Latimer Expressway. Bec ... More >>
Scott Beck's about to buy 14 acres in the"heart" of Deep Ellum. What then?
Another domino falls in Deep Ellum
Deep Ellum gets the ink out
Reports of Deep Ellum's death are exaggerated, but not by much
A tunnel crumbles and a record store escapes the wreckage
Tailing downtown Dallas' pack of pampered canines
Deep Ellum developer Lou Reese bilked a savings and loan, bled his creditors, and walked away from federal prision a rich man. Bragging about it was is one big mistake.
The Deep Ellum Center for the Arts is celebrating its first year. If it can't figure out what it wants to be, it may also be its last.
Deep Ellum's Barry Annino pushes a plan for a special taxing district
A zoning fight could split Deep Ellum