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In the beginning, there was nobody here but us turkeys.
In the spring of 1977, 6th Street was a neighborhood with an African-American/Hispanic/Lebanese heritage whose nighttime residents were primarily artists and winos. The JJJ Tavern had been dispensing drinks and philosophy at Esther’s present site since 1950.
Then, in the middle of 6th Street’s 500th block, Michael Shelton and Shannon Sedwick, who already operated Austin’s famed Liberty Lunch, leased an old, narrow bar at 515 (now Flamingo
525 East Sixth Street, Austin, Texas 78701
ALBUQUERQUE LITTLE THEATRE
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