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The Green Spot


I was browsing the Flickr Austin Gone pages... First of all, you slackers need to get over here and record those memories! However, one memory brought me way back to the 6th Street of the 70's: The Green Spot. It was a Tejano walk-up bar with a big dance floor in the back. It actually took some guts to get through that front door the first time. Dark, dingy, dangerous. Not like the Treble Hook JJJ a few doors down. This was a bar where business was done... not fishing stories told.

Some brief research turns up a Texas Monthly article about 6th in 1982 and how it was already being converted to Fern Bar central. I wonder what that author thinks about 6th today.