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My life in Galveston’s bars was not a such a bad way to relax - The Galveston County Daily News : Guest Columns

August 23, 2014

Guest column My life in Galveston’s bars was not a such a bad way to relax

Posted: Sunday, April 20, 2014 12:00 am

Nearly every Galveston neighborhood used to have a bar. They were a part of daily island life like groceries, florists and bakeries.

One could drink at age 18 when I came up, and by the mid ’70s Tulip’s Swanky Inn, Pore ’Ol Fatties, the Elbow Room, Candy’s Place and Selena’s Blue Room were all on my itinerary. At the end of a long evening was The Pirate Club, then across from the State Theater.

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