David Cunniff

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2012

    Court Drops Gypsy Tea Room Skinhead's Lesser of Two '05 Convictions

    The 2004 summer night when David Cunniff took his two teen daughters to an Old 97's show at the Gypsy Tea Room rattled Deep Ellum to the core. How it all went down depends who you ask, but the end result left Cuniff bloodied and beaten to the point that friends and family questioned whether he would ... More >>

  • Music

    October 13, 2011

    An Oral History of the Dallas Music Scene

    Some of Dallas' most successful musicians recount the rebirth of its most storied entertainment district: Deep Ellum.

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Neighbor Called 911 On Pit Bulls Prior To Friday Morning Attack in M Streets

    ‚ÄčLate Friday afternoon, while we were still sifting through those comments for and against pit bulls (and their owners), Unfair Park HQ received a call from Jill Urban, who said she called 911 on those two "un-collared" pit bulls in the M Streets area some 20 minutes or more before the two dogs sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2007

    Re: Gypsy Tea Room

    Whit Meyers has some corrections to make concerning our Gypsy Tea Room item this morning. Whit Meyers, who has worked tirelessly to keep the Gypsy Tea Room's doors open despite bankruptcy proceedings that have been carrying on for more than a year, says I have my facts wrong concerning at least one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2007

    In 60 Days, We Will Know the Future (or Past) of the Gypsy Tea Room

    We have heard many things of late concerning the fate of the Gypsy Tea Room, which is still in Chapter 11 bankruptcy. But, for the moment, we dismiss all rumors and theories and consider only the facts: The club's owner, Whit Meyers, still owes creditors and the government and David Cunniff hundreds ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2006

    Needling the Camel

    Whit Meyers is trying to make sure Green Room and Jeroboam and the Gyspy Tea Room don't go the way of Trees. After reviewing the Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization plan put forth last month by the Entertainment Collaborative's bankrupt Gypsy Tea Room, Green Room and Jeroboam, we can safely say we ... More >>

  • Music

    January 12, 2006

    Deep Sixed

    Reports of Deep Ellum's death are exaggerated, but not by much

  • Music

    December 29, 2005

    Out of the Closet

    With Trees' fate nearly sealed, we look back at its brave beginnings--and, of course, the blood

  • Music

    October 27, 2005
  • Music

    August 18, 2005

    Go to Ellum

    Grab your paintball guns and bottles of liquor--it's time to party, Deep Ellum style

  • News

    August 11, 2005
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    August 4, 2005


    Let Him Rot

  • News

    July 28, 2005

    Gypsy Blood

    David Cunniff Lives in Pain. Skinhead Jesse Chaddock lives in a Texas Prison. Who got the raw deal?

  • Music

    April 28, 2005

    Court Action

    Gypsy Tea Room faces civil suit in Deep Ellum beating

  • Music

    April 7, 2005

    The Verdict

    Jesse Chaddock found guilty in Deep Ellum beating

  • Music

    March 17, 2005

    Odds & Ends

    Frequently asked questions; Slobberbone says farewell

  • Music

    March 10, 2005

    Road to Recovery

    As David Cunniff continues rehabilitation for his injuries, benefit concert comes to his aid

  • Music

    October 28, 2004

    Miller Time

    Old 97's front man talks about the past, the present and the future

  • Calendar

    September 2, 2004

    RAW Deal

    A death match and a dance-off

  • Music

    August 26, 2004

    Odds & Ends

    The Polyphonic Spree on MTV, a benefit for Deep Ellum beating victim,and Snooping the Snoop

  • Music

    August 19, 2004

    Rock in a Hard Place

    With the arrest of skinhead Jesse Chaddock, rumors abound about thestate and safety of Deep Ellum