“Remember the Alamo!” If you’re leading a charge against a conquering army with but a ragtag rebel force, you can rally your troops with this trusty, time-tested cry.
Remember the Alamo? Not the one that began its life in San Antonio, Texas, and was made famous by a battle on this day in 1836, but the one in Austin, that began life as the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, in Austin’s Warehouse District. Now that one’s long gone, but still living on as a thriving homegrown movie house chain, one of those rare Austin stories where vanished didn’t mean for good. ♦
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