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Impact | October 25, 2011 | Old School creators return downtown with Old School Bar & Grill

…—an East Sixth Street eatery dubbed Old School Bar & Grill. Owner Dan Parrott opened the restaurant Oct. 24 … The four chose the old Travis County Cotton Exchange building, located at 401 E. Sixth St., as Old School’s first downtown location. Old School Bar & Grill is the culmination of years of Parrott’s work…

Statesman | December 29, 2011 | 11 for 2011: Top moments in Austin’s Restaurant Scene

The Austin food and restaurant scene continued its ambitious growth in the record-setting and crop-wilting heat of 2011, as a historic establishment (Jeffrey’s) changed hands; one of the city’s culinary wizards (Tyson Cole) received national recognition; a familiar face (John Mueller) made a welcome return to town; and a reality-show staple (“Top Chef”) shined its spotlight on the Lone Star State amid grumblings of pay-for-play…

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Austin Culture Map | December 7, 2011 | Grand opening: New venue Trinity Hall boasts Old School eats, eclectic acts and listing as official SXSW venue

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On the corner of 6th and Trinity — in an old building that used to house a speakeasy, covered in weathered wood and stone — Austin’s latest rock venue celebrates its official grand opening this weekend. Trinity Hall will feature local and national acts of all ilks, but they’re much more than just a venue…

Thillist | December 7, 2011 | Old School Bar & Grill & Trinity Hall – Cheap Drinks – Great Cocktails – Late Nights

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…the former Paradise Cafe, bringing it back to life by polishing the bird’s-eye maple walls (originally from the Armadillo World HQ!) and removing the kitsch from stone siding that dates back to the space’s days as Austin’s original cotton exchange. The upstairs and its outdoor patio will serve as a music venue…

Fed Man Walking | November 6, 2011 | Novemburger: Old School Bar & Grill

Old School opened a second location Oct. 24, this time on East Sixth Street in the former home of Paradise Cafe. The end seemed to come in a blink for the Paradise Cafe, a bar and grill fixture on Sixth Street for so long the Arc Angels wrote a song about it, if you remember the Arc Angels. It’s weird to see the stone walls of the Paradise space bare instead of scattered with local art, to see all the flamingo claptrap gone…