Deep Ellum Association

  • Calendar

    April 1, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 24, 2009

    When You Go Down to City Hall Today, Just Make Sure You Pay the Parking Lot Box

    Should be an interesting Dallas City Council meeting today -- if, that is, the Deep Ellum Association knows it needs to send its people to City Hall before 1 p.m., as the council will vote on the parking-boot ordinance well before lunch break, according to city officials to whom we spoke last night. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2009

    M2S2 Prepares For Its Second Annual Offering

    The folks at Life In Deep Ellum are pretty deep into the throes of preparing its second annual Mokah Music Summit and Showcase--or M2S2 for short. This year's free event, set to take place on Saturday, April 25, will feature 12 local acts, a performance from the students of Zound Sounds, and an art ... More >>

  • Music

    September 11, 2008

    Deep Ellum LIVES!

    Scott Beck's about to buy 14 acres in the"heart" of Deep Ellum. What then?

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2008

    So, Yeah, That Deep Ellum Town Hall Meeting. You Didn't Miss Much.

    Alexander Flores Much like an Obama rally, this afternoon’s town hall meeting in Deep Ellum was all about change. And what we all were waiting for was a sneak peek at some of that change, perhaps in the form of, oh, maybe what Beck Ventures is planning to do in the area. But there wasn’t one w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2008

    Mayor Tom Got Quite the Earful About Deep Ellum Yesterday

    Photo by Terry Shuck/Mural by Frank Campagna As mentioned yesterday, the Deep Ellum Town Hall Meeting at the Sons of Hermann is two weeks away -- but it's very top-of-mind amongst the residents of the neighborhood that's referred to as Dallas's "wetlands for [the] creative class and entrepreneurs" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2008

    Once More, a Mayor Will Venture Down to Deep Ellum to, Like, Talk and Stuff

    Notes the good Friend of Unfair Park who shot us this suitable-for-framing poster, today Mayor Tom's meeting with folks from the Deep Ellum Association, ReelFX and historian Alan Govenar in advance of the June 27 meet-and-greet. There will be plenty more forthcoming in this spot over the next two we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2008

    At Least Deep Ellum'll Look Pretty

    Hal Samples The winning entry in the first Re*Cov*Er mural competition back in October, from Reel FX's Ronnie Bates Back in October, we spent a lovely Saturday strolling the streets of Deep Ellum whilst perusing and parsing the entries in the first Re*Cov*Er mural series contest, wherein 16 contest ... More >>

  • Music

    March 27, 2008
  • Blogs

    March 26, 2008

    Some Good SUP News For Deep Ellum/Expo Park

    Still sudsin'. According to Alison Welsh of the Deep Ellum Association, both July Alley and Bar of Soap passed their SUP hearings today. While no one truly expected much opposition to these establishments' applications, the official word certainly comes as good news to Deep Ellum's advocates and pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2008

    Crime in Deep Ellum? Never Heard Of It.

    The Deep Ellum Enrichment Project and the Deep Ellum Association are spreading the word today about a get-together tonight at Kettle Art -- not an art opening, really, so much as a meet-and-greet with Dallas police officers who'll discuss "safety and crime prevention issues" in the neighborhood. Lt. ... More >>

  • News

    January 17, 2008

    Gentrification Welcomed by Deep Ellum Artists

    To keep the area alive, artists say change is necessary

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2007

    Know Your Deep Ellum Association and Deep Ellum Foundation

    In advance of this afternoon's City Plan Commission meeting, during which several Deep Ellum and Exposition Park bars and clubs will have their specific use permit hearings in the council chambers at City Hall, two Friends of Unfair Park have asked for some room to explain the differences between th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2007

    Re*Cov*Ering Deep Ellum

    Hal Samples The winning entry in the Re*Cov*Er mural competition Saturday night Took the missus and the 4-year-old who lives in our house down to Deep Ellum Saturday evening, where I was among the 93 or so judges in the Re*Cov*Er mural series contest. Re*Cov*Er's a project sponsored by the Deep Ell ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 11, 2007

    Recovery Is A Must

    The muralists of Deep Ellum are honored

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2007

    Thanks, Westdale!

    We're pretty sure this photo of the Knights of Pythias Temple was taken many, many years ago. Whilst listening to the Deep Ellum deep-dishing on KERA-FM's Think yesterday afternoon, I overhead Deep Ellum Association prez Gianna Madrini say something about how the Knights of Pythias Temple, located a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2007

    KERA Thinks About Deep Ellum Today

    Perhaps to get the jump on its Austin counterpart, which airs its Deep Ellum piece on Friday, KERA-FM (90.1) will, at noon today, air its own Deep Ellum roundtable. Think's Krys Boyd will host Alan Govenar, co-author of the book Deep Ellum and Central Track: Where the Black and White Worlds of Dalla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2007

    When You Think "Deep Ellum," Naturally You're Gonna Look to Canada. D'uh.

    This is what DART's new Deep Ellum station will look like. In what fantasyland, we have no idea. Longtime Deep Ellum artist Frank Campagna was recently notified he was not selected as a semi-finalist for DART’s new Green Line station in Deep Ellum, set to replace the Good Latimer Expressway tunnel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2007

    Deep In It Now, A Neighborhood Tries to Save Itself

    Can't believe we went a whole day without a Deep Ellum posting. But, alas, it's a brand-new day, and we've got some brand-new news, more or less: The Deep Ellum Association had separated itself from the Deep Ellum Foundation. For background on the spat between the two entities, read Andrea Grimes' i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2007
  • Blogs

    February 20, 2007
  • Music

    February 8, 2007

    Tea Totaled

    Another domino falls in Deep Ellum

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2007

    SUP, Trees?

    Yesterday, Kenny Brattain, the owner of Fat Daddy's Sound Shack in Lewisville and the man who plans to re-open Trees as a live-music venue some time this spring, sent to a few local media outlets a missive in which he kinda knocked around a city official and city procedures he believes are standing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2007

    Trees, or Just Blowin' in the Wind?

    So, guess this is gonna be a Very Special Deep Ellum Episode of Unfair Park. Just moments ago, Kenny Brattain, the owner of Fat Daddy's Sound Shack in Lewisville and the man who plans to re-open Trees as a live-music venue, sent to Unfair Park and other local media outlets an e-mail explaining preci ... More >>

  • Music

    February 2, 2006

    Spoonful of Sugarlight

    We went to the Dallas Music Festival expecting to eat humble pie. We were served something much worse.

  • Music

    January 12, 2006

    Deep Sixed

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

  • News

    October 7, 2004

    Deep Thinking

    Plus:Screen Play

  • News

    June 24, 2004

    Up the Crick

    To Deep Ellum's problems, add this: an underground raging river of poop

  • News

    February 12, 2004

    There Goes the Neighborhood

    Does Deep Ellum have a crime problem? Depends on who ya ask.

  • News

    August 14, 2003

    Cruising for a Bruising

    The truth about Deep Ellum crime

  • Calendar

    July 10, 2003

    Miike's Deeds

    Find Happiness at the Magnolia

  • News

    September 2, 1999

    Still life

    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.

  • News

    August 19, 1999

    PID bull

    Deep Ellum's Barry Annino pushes a plan for a special taxing district

  • Calendar

    September 10, 1998

    Night & Day

    September 10 - 16, 1998

  • News

    July 23, 1998

    The artful dodger

    Deep Ellum's legendary Theatre Gallery will reopen as the Center for the Arts. The question is, which arts?

  • News

    May 7, 1998

    The "g" word

    An uneasy mix of stereotypes and commerce helps prompt Deep Ellum's cruising ban

  • News

    December 25, 1997
  • News

    October 16, 1997

    X marks the spot

    A plan to rename Oakland Avenue for Malcolm X raises cries of racism in Deep Ellum

  • Calendar

    March 14, 1996
  • Calendar

    September 28, 1995
  • Calendar

    September 7, 1995