For more than a decade, Jeremy Turner has shown shoppers the ironic beauty of the iconic ugly Christmas sweater. The vintage clothing guru created a cross-country following for his Ugly Sweater Christmas Shops. Punchbowl Social in Deep Ellum is celebrating Turner’s vision as they bring back The Ugly Christmas Sweater Shop for the first time since 2019.Continue reading
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Olivella’s Pizza & Wine, the critically acclaimed Roman and Neapolitan-style pizza kitchen, has unveiled its new “Olivella’s Italian Deli” storefront at its existing Deep Ellum location, located at 2816 Elm Street in Dallas. After years of customer demand, research, recipe development, and taste-testing, Olivella’s Italian Deli features a menu comprised of 19 premium panini and sub sandwiches native to old-world Italian paninotecas and American delicatessens.Continue reading
As you may know, Cheapsteaks is the first and only bar, steakhouse, and music venue in Deep Ellum. Founders Jeff Biehler, John Jay Myers, and Ed Laster wanted to create a concept of affordable steaks that paired with live music to fit the local scene. Since the Fall of 2021, Cheapsteaks has offered an inviting and informal dining experience and in fact, every steak is served with a side of fries to highlight these values.Continue reading
Deep Ellum has this rich history of taverns and music, not too unlike today. The transitions have been deep cut with controversy both sweet and unforgiving.
Deep Ellum was well known as the place to be for blues musicians from as far away as Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. Made famous by legendary residents like Blind Lemon Jefferson, Huddie “Lead Belly” Ledbetter, and blues pianist Alex Moore, Deep Ellum also frequently hosted performances by such iconic artists as T-Bone Walker, just starting his career, and Bessie Smith.
Today we might consider it more alternative in music and diverse in cuisineContinue reading
by Steven Doyle
Adair’s Saloon opened in 1963 on Cedar Springs and operated by S.L. and Ann Adair. They were known for their cold beer and a half pound cheeseburger that brought in plenty of local college students who were encouraged to let their artistic side out by marking up the walls with graffiti. Continue reading
photos by Joey Stewart
Located in the historic district of Deep Ellum, at 2647 Main Street, Dallas, TX 75226 and sharing a stand-alone building with local favorite Merit Coffee, the new restaurant and bar features a carefully selected wine program as well as an approachable yet sophisticated food menu.
With a motto of “drinking wine at lunch is not a crime”, the vibrant and passionate co-founder, Lauren Bailey explains, “Deep Ellum instantly caught our attention with its deep-rooted history, incredible buildings and lively community. We quickly fell in love with the art, the other businesses and most of all the people who make it such a special place. I had goosebumps when I first stepped into the building and knew in my gut that was the one.”Continue reading