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Deep Ellum Is Celebrating Its 150th Birthday All Year in 2023, and You’re Invited

by | Nov 8, 2022
From a black-tie kickoff on January 19 to a parade, a music festival, a storytelling summit, and more, the Deep Ellum neighborhood just east of downtown Dallas is gearing up for a 2023 to remember. Known as the "birthplace of the blues in Texas," the district buzzes with live music, street art, galleries, restaurants, clubs, and culturally creative retail. The sesquicentennial will bring something new: the opening of the Deep Ellum Community Cultural Center. It's just one way 2023 will "shape the neighborhood’s future as a continued mecca for creatives, entrepreneurs, and all comers," says a Deep Ellum Foundation leader.
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Deep Ellum Celebrates Its Tattoo Artists With New Streetlight Banners
by | Feb 23, 2022
The Deep Ellum Foundation has installed new streetlight pole banners showcasing the work of local Deep Ellum tattoo artists. Here's a gallery of the designs you'll see if you walk or drive through the neighborhood.
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Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Co. Tops Out Its Deep Ellum Facility
by | Feb 2, 2022
The $11 million, 22,000-square-foot facility is expected to produce low-cost generic versions of traditionally overpriced drugs—and aims to be a designated site for producing drugs which other companies see as unprofitable to make. Two weeks ago, the MCCPDC launched its online pharmacy, offering 100+ generic drugs at manufacturer cost plus a flat 15% margin and a $3 pharmacist fee.
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