Who owns the Broken Spoke in Austin Texas? James White, owner and founder of Austin’s legendary Broken Spoke, laid to rest Sunday | KXAN Austin.
What happened to the Broken Spoke Austin? AUSTIN, Texas — One of Austin’s oldest honky-tonks will reopen on Tuesday as a restaurant. The Broken Spoke has been closed for several months because it’s classified as a bar by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
How Old Is Broken Spoke? An Austin native, James White opened The Broken Spoke over 50 years ago in 1964 when he was 25-years-old and fresh out of the Army. He spotted a vacant property on South Lamar beautified with Austin’s signature oak trees, and had an idea.
How old is the Broken Spoke in Austin Texas? At the press conference, White had said, “the Broken Spoke is a mom-and-pop operation, we’ve been here for 55 years, but now we’re closed for business.”