reason for the move is two-fold: lower rent change in concept to more of a kid's birthday party place.
One of the oldest and longest-running live-music clubs in Deep Ellum is pulling the plug. Curtain Club, which has been open at 2800 Main St. for more than 20 years, will close on June 30.
jetnd87 wrote:Haha was talking about this with a buddy yesterday. Concrete Cowboy expected to make the move as well.
God willing these soulless establishments will stay on the newer north end and out of the heart of Deep Ellum.
This banner was displayed on this building (across the street from Bottled Blonde):
https://firstname.lastname@example.org ... 384!8i8192
So I guess it's official, this northern section of Deep Ellum is now Uptown 2.0
tamtagon wrote:I wish we could have a geographic Deep Ellum designation that could operate full service 24 hours a day, exempt from all blue law remnants.
Tivo_Kenevil wrote:Evolution of Deep Ellum..
Punk, Hard-core, post-hardcore, douche-core.
DEEP ELLUM TO IMPLEMENT SPECIFIC DROP-OFF/PICK-UP ZONES FOR UBER & LYFT DRIVERS.
Starting April 18, Uber & Lyft Drivers Will Only Be Able To Pick Up Or Drop Off Riders At One Of Five Designated Locations Throughout The Neighborhood.
Drivers will now be asked to pick up and drop off their rideshare clientele in one of five agreed-upon zones:
On Good Latimer Expressway by the neon Deep Ellum sign (near the future home of Punch Bowl Social)
On Malcolm X Boulevard, just north of its intersection with Indiana Street (alongside the Broadstone Ambrose apartment complex)
On Commerce Street just west of its intersection with Malcolm X Boulevard (across the street from Zatar Lebanese Tapas & Bar)
On Swiss Avenue, just west of its intersection with Good Latimer Expressway (between the Deep Ellum DART stop and Lizard Lounge)
On Pryor Street, which was recently converted into a two-way strip, right between Main Street and Commerce Street (between Pecan Lodge and Ruins)
hjkll wrote:I hope the fringes of Deep Ellum start taking off.
gbud wrote:]In the past couple days, the building to the north of the Case Building was demolished. I was surprised to see how fast it went down. Would anyone happen to know the reason behind this? I seriously hope it is not a parking lot or parking garage.
ArtVandelay wrote:gbud wrote:]In the past couple days, the building to the north of the Case Building was demolished. I was surprised to see how fast it went down. Would anyone happen to know the reason behind this? I seriously hope it is not a parking lot or parking garage.
Hope Lodge: https://www.cancer.org/treatment/suppor ... ility.html
Matt777 wrote:That being said.... I find this to be an odd location for it. Getting good rest is important for these patients and being so close to the entertainment district in DE doesn't seem quiet or peaceful. I hope that they are investing in good soundproofing. During the day, it will be a nice area for patients and their families to be able to walk around and eat close by, though.
Hannibal Lecter wrote:gbud wrote:I seriously hope it is not a parking lot or parking garage.
An example of the disconnect between the people on this forum and the people who live, work and own businesses in Deep Ellum.
cowboyeagle05 wrote:Baylor is the major employer in this neighborhood so I am sure they have been courting all kinds of ancillary uses to soak up property around their main campus. Stuff that will increase their medical district designation they would like to have. Before it was just Baylor now with more reinvestment by more medical industry businesses they increase their value and the profile of their urban campus. It was sleepy before and by encouraging things like A&M dental school expansion, and this cancer-related hotel they increase the activity of the neighborhood. I am sure they have plans for more buildings they want to add to their own list of needs but adding hotels, office buildings full of GP doctors and specialists along with retail/restaurants that cater to hospital visitors and staff they make Baylor Dallas more of a serious medical district. The Deep Ellum stuff while beneficial in small doses is possibly more of a nuisance for them because they aren't interested in a troublesome entertainment district that clogs access to their hospital. They would rather see more residential development to provide an adequate level of living for nurses, doctors, and other medical staff.
Matt777 wrote:Someone posted this video on Deep Ellum History in the Dallas History Guild Facebook page. It's quite informative and interesting, even though it was a project by a 7th grader back in 2012. It also has a song from the 1930's that I'd never heard before, "Deep Ellum Blues." Apparently the Grateful Dead did a cover of this song.
willyk wrote:Clearly, proximity to Baylor/Sammons Cancer Center is the key to this location.
I suspect that Baylor has acquired much real estate in the neighborhood for expansion. I fear that these properties will sit as parking lots or underutilized buildings perpetually. I don’t know if the American Cancer Society acquired this site from Baylor, but the sooner that these warehoused properties are put into service, even for hospital related uses, the better for the neighborhood.
And it is a wonderful amenity for people coming here for treatment.
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