About

Siete Banderas

An exciting new dining experience and intimate concert venue has arrived in Laredo! Located in the heart of downtown Laredo, Siete Banderas guarantees to revitalize the area and delight the locals. We pride ourselves in finding local, unique, and wholesome ingredients to create extraordinary signature dishes infused with rich flavors and steeped in tradition. The Siete Banderas mission is to create an unparalleled culinary and entertainment experience in a nostalgic setting.

The Birth of The Margarita

As you would expect, there are many who claim to have invented the iconic lime and tequila drink, the Margarita. While many of the stories seem valid, the majority of the credit goes to Margaret “Margarita” Sames. Margarita Sames was originally from Miranda City. She married Bill Sames, who was working in the Sames car dealership in Laredo. Shortly after they married, they decided to move to tropical Acapulco and Bill sold his interest in the dealership to his brother, Harry Sames.

As the story goes, Mrs. Sames concocted the drink for her guest at her Acapulco vacation home over the Christmas holiday in 1948. Her husband Bill had cocktail glasses made with “Margarita” etched on them and the name caught on. The cocktail was popular and was shared among some of Sames’ guests and friends, including movie stars Lana Turner and John Wayne, hoteliers Joseph Down and Nick Hilton, and other travelers who subsequently added the drink to restaurant and hotel menus across the world.

 

 

Food

Drinks

Location

Events

MUSIC

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    Ever Ramirez

    Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017

    Time: 7:00 PM

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    PUSH 24

    Date: Friday, February 24, 2017

    Time: 9:30 PM

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    Man Crush Monday

    Date: Saturday, February 25, 2017

    Time: 9:30 PM

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    The Joe Guerra Jazz Trio

    Date: Sunday, February 26, 2017

    Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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    Ever Ramirez

    Date: Thursday, March 2, 2017

    Time: 7:00 PM

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    Bucket of Six and Dj Wacko

    Date: Friday, March 3, 2017

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    PUSH

    Date: Saturday, March 4, 2017

    Time: 9:30 PM

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    Ever Ramirez

    Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017

    Time: 7:00 PM

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    Laredo Variety Band

    Date: Friday, March 10, 2017

    Time: 9:30 PM

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    Joe Guerra

    Date: Sunday, March 12, 2017

    Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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    Ever Ramirez

    Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017

    Time: 7:00 PM

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    The Red Stones Band

    Date: Friday, March 17, 2017

    Time: 9:30 PM

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Ever Ramirez

Date: Thursday, January 26, 2017

Time: 7:00 PM

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In Step of the Rock and Roll

Date: Friday, January 27, 2017

Time: 9:30 PM

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Man Crush Monday and Push

Date: Saturday, January 28, 2017

Time: 6:00 PM

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Joe Guerra

Date: Sunday, January 29, 2017

Time: 12:00 PM

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Ever Ramirez

Date: Thursday, February 2, 2017

Time: 7:00 PM

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Burger Boys

Date: Friday, February 3, 2017

Time: 9:30 PM

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Man Crush Monday

Date: Saturday, February 4, 2017

Time: 9:30 PM

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Carlos Canseco *Inside

Date: Saturday, February 4, 2017

Time: 7:00 PM

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Ever Ramirez

Date: Sunday, February 5, 2017

Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Ever Ramirez

Date: Thursday, February 9, 2017

Time: 7:00 PM

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Laredo Variety Band

Date: Friday, February 10, 2017

Time: 9:30 PM

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PUSH

Date: Saturday, February 11, 2017

Time: 9:30 PM

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The Joe Guerra Jazz Trio

Date: Sunday, February 12, 2017

Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Ever Ramirez

Date: Thursday, February 16, 2017

Time: 7:00 PM

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Bucket of Six 17

Date: Friday, February 17, 2017

Time: 9:30 PM

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Roxy Roca

Date: Saturday, February 18, 2017

Time: 9:30 PM

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2nd Annual Siete Banderas Post Parade Party

Date: Saturday, February 18, 2017

Time: 2:00 pm

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Ever Ramirez

Date: Sunday, February 19, 2017

Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Ever Ramirez

Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017

Time: 7:00 PM

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PUSH 24

Date: Friday, February 24, 2017

Time: 9:30 PM

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Man Crush Monday

Date: Saturday, February 25, 2017

Time: 9:30 PM

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The Joe Guerra Jazz Trio

Date: Sunday, February 26, 2017

Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Ever Ramirez

Date: Thursday, March 2, 2017

Time: 7:00 PM

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Bucket of Six and Dj Wacko

Date: Friday, March 3, 2017

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PUSH

Date: Saturday, March 4, 2017

Time: 9:30 PM

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Ever Ramirez

Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017

Time: 7:00 PM

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Laredo Variety Band

Date: Friday, March 10, 2017

Time: 9:30 PM

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Joe Guerra

Date: Sunday, March 12, 2017

Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Ever Ramirez

Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017

Time: 7:00 PM

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The Red Stones Band

Date: Friday, March 17, 2017

Time: 9:30 PM

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Events & Specials

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 1 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
Drink Special
Drink Special
Feb 1 all-day
Glass of House Wine  ・ $4.00 Sangria Rita ・ $5.00
2
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 2 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
Drink Special
Drink Special
Feb 2 all-day
Black Label ・ $5.00 Double Black ・ $6.00 Blue Label ・ $15.00 Cosmopolitan・ $5.00 Appletini・ $5.00 Coors light ・ $3.00
Ever Ramirez 7:00 pm
Ever Ramirez
Feb 2 @ 7:00 pm
 
3
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 3 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
Drink Special
Drink Special
Feb 3 all-day
Budweiser ・ $3.00 Miller Lite ・ $3.00 Cape Cod ・ $4.00 Mix shots ・ $5.00 Buchanan ・ $5.00
Burger Boys 9:30 pm
Burger Boys
Feb 3 @ 9:30 pm
 
DJ Wacko 10:30 pm
DJ Wacko
Feb 3 @ 10:30 pm
 
4
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 4 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
Drink Special
Drink Special
Feb 4 all-day
Bud Select ・ $3.00 Bud light  ・ $3.00 House Vodka Ricky  ・ $4.00 Mixed Shots ・ $5.00 Jack Daniels  ・ $5.00
Carlos Canseco *Inside 7:00 pm
Carlos Canseco *Inside
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm
 
Man Crush Monday 9:30 pm
Man Crush Monday
Feb 4 @ 9:30 pm
 
DJ Wacko 10:30 pm
DJ Wacko
Feb 4 @ 10:30 pm
 
5
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 5 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
Ever Ramirez 12:00 pm
Ever Ramirez
Feb 5 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Ever Ramirez 12:00 pm
Ever Ramirez
Feb 5 @ 12:00 pm
 
6
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 6 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
CLOSED
CLOSED
Feb 6 all-day
 
7
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 7 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
Drink Special
Drink Special
Feb 7 all-day
Mango Chamoy Margarita ・ $5.00 Pomegranate Margarita  ・ $5.00 Frozen Margarita  ・ $5.00 House Margarita  ・ $4.00 Macallen 12  ・ $5.00 Macallen 18  ・ $15.00
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ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 8 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
Drink Special
Drink Special
Feb 8 all-day
Glass of House Wine  ・ $4.00 Sangria Rita ・ $5.00
9
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 9 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
Drink Special
Drink Special
Feb 9 all-day
Black Label ・ $5.00 Double Black ・ $6.00 Blue Label ・ $15.00 Cosmopolitan・ $5.00 Appletini・ $5.00 Coors light ・ $3.00
Ever Ramirez 7:00 pm
Ever Ramirez
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm
 
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ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 10 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
Drink Special
Drink Special
Feb 10 all-day
Budweiser ・ $3.00 Miller Lite ・ $3.00 Cape Cod ・ $4.00 Mix shots ・ $5.00 Buchanan ・ $5.00
Laredo Variety Band 9:30 pm
Laredo Variety Band
Feb 10 @ 9:30 pm
 
DJ Wacko 10:30 pm
DJ Wacko
Feb 10 @ 10:30 pm
 
11
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 11 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
Drink Special
Drink Special
Feb 11 all-day
Bud Select ・ $3.00 Bud light  ・ $3.00 House Vodka Ricky  ・ $4.00 Mixed Shots ・ $5.00 Jack Daniels  ・ $5.00
PUSH 9:30 pm
PUSH
Feb 11 @ 9:30 pm
 
DJ Wacko 10:30 pm
DJ Wacko
Feb 11 @ 10:30 pm
 
12
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 12 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
Joe Guerra 12:00 pm
Joe Guerra
Feb 12 @ 12:00 pm
 
The Joe Guerra Jazz Trio 12:00 pm
The Joe Guerra Jazz Trio
Feb 12 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
13
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 13 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
CLOSED
CLOSED
Feb 13 all-day
 
14
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 14 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
Drink Special
Drink Special
Feb 14 all-day
Mango Chamoy Margarita ・ $5.00 Pomegranate Margarita  ・ $5.00 Frozen Margarita  ・ $5.00 House Margarita  ・ $4.00 Macallen 12  ・ $5.00 Macallen 18  ・ $15.00
15
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 15 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
Drink Special
Drink Special
Feb 15 all-day
Glass of House Wine  ・ $4.00 Sangria Rita ・ $5.00
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ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 16 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
Drink Special
Drink Special
Feb 16 all-day
Black Label ・ $5.00 Double Black ・ $6.00 Blue Label ・ $15.00 Cosmopolitan・ $5.00 Appletini・ $5.00 Coors light ・ $3.00
Ever Ramirez 7:00 pm
Ever Ramirez
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm
 
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ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 17 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
Drink Special
Drink Special
Feb 17 all-day
Budweiser ・ $3.00 Miller Lite ・ $3.00 Cape Cod ・ $4.00 Mix shots ・ $5.00 Buchanan ・ $5.00
Bucket of Six 9:30 pm
Bucket of Six
Feb 17 @ 9:30 pm
 
DJ Wacko 10:30 pm
DJ Wacko
Feb 17 @ 10:30 pm
 
18
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 18 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
Drink Special
Drink Special
Feb 18 all-day
Bud Select ・ $3.00 Bud light  ・ $3.00 House Vodka Ricky  ・ $4.00 Mixed Shots ・ $5.00 Jack Daniels  ・ $5.00
2nd Annual Siete Banderas Post Parade Party 2:00 pm
2nd Annual Siete Banderas Post Parade Party
Feb 18 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Roxy Roca 9:30 pm
Roxy Roca
Feb 18 @ 9:30 pm
 
DJ Wacko 10:30 pm
DJ Wacko
Feb 18 @ 10:30 pm
 
19
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 19 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
Ever Ramirez 12:00 pm
Ever Ramirez
Feb 19 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Ever Ramirez 12:00 pm
Ever Ramirez
Feb 19 @ 12:00 pm
 
20
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 20 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
CLOSED
CLOSED
Feb 20 all-day
 
21
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 21 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
Drink Special
Drink Special
Feb 21 all-day
Mango Chamoy Margarita ・ $5.00 Pomegranate Margarita  ・ $5.00 Frozen Margarita  ・ $5.00 House Margarita  ・ $4.00 Macallen 12  ・ $5.00 Macallen 18  ・ $15.00
22
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 22 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
Drink Special
Drink Special
Feb 22 all-day
Glass of House Wine  ・ $4.00 Sangria Rita ・ $5.00
23
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 23 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
Drink Special
Drink Special
Feb 23 all-day
Black Label ・ $5.00 Double Black ・ $6.00 Blue Label ・ $15.00 Cosmopolitan・ $5.00 Appletini・ $5.00 Coors light ・ $3.00
Ever Ramirez 7:00 pm
Ever Ramirez
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm
 
24
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 24 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
Drink Special
Drink Special
Feb 24 all-day
Budweiser ・ $3.00 Miller Lite ・ $3.00 Cape Cod ・ $4.00 Mix shots ・ $5.00 Buchanan ・ $5.00
PUSH 9:30 pm
PUSH
Feb 24 @ 9:30 pm
 
DJ Wacko 10:30 pm
DJ Wacko
Feb 24 @ 10:30 pm
 
25
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 25 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
Drink Special
Drink Special
Feb 25 all-day
Bud Select ・ $3.00 Bud light  ・ $3.00 House Vodka Ricky  ・ $4.00 Mixed Shots ・ $5.00 Jack Daniels  ・ $5.00
Man Crush Monday 9:30 pm
Man Crush Monday
Feb 25 @ 9:30 pm
 
DJ Wacko 10:30 pm
DJ Wacko
Feb 25 @ 10:30 pm
 
26
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 26 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
Joe Guerra 12:00 pm
Joe Guerra
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm
 
The Joe Guerra Jazz Trio 12:00 pm
The Joe Guerra Jazz Trio
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
27
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 27 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
CLOSED
CLOSED
Feb 27 all-day
 
28
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
ALL DAY EVERYDAY
Feb 28 all-day
$3.50 Modelo Especial $4.00 Tito’s $5.00 1800 Reposado Shots
Drink Special
Drink Special
Feb 28 all-day
Mango Chamoy Margarita ・ $5.00 Pomegranate Margarita  ・ $5.00 Frozen Margarita  ・ $5.00 House Margarita  ・ $4.00 Macallen 12  ・ $5.00 Macallen 18  ・ $15.00
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Tish Hinojosa

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PUSH

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Burger Boys

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PUSH

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2nd Annual Siete Banderas Post Parade Party

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Carlos Canseco *Inside

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Ever Ramirez

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Ever Ramirez

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Julian Acosta

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Calle 8

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Man Crush Monday

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The Red Stones Band

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Laredo Variety Band

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Carrie Nation and the Speaksy

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Bucket of Six

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Ever Ramirez

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Joe Guerra

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Bucket of Six

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Ever Ramirez

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Joe Guerra

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Man Crush Monday

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Ever Ramirez

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Roxy Roca

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Ever Ramirez

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PUSH

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Laredo Variety Band

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Ever Ramirez

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Man Crush Monday

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Burger Boys

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Ever Ramirez

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Man Crush Monday & Push Live Music

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Drink Special

Bud Select ・ $3.00
Bud light  ・ $3.00
House Vodka Ricky  ・ $4.00
Mixed Shots ・ $5.00
Jack Daniels  ・ $5.00

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Drink Special

Budweiser ・ $3.00
Miller Lite ・ $3.00
Cape Cod ・ $4.00
Mix shots ・ $5.00
Buchanan ・ $5.00

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Drink Special

Black Label ・ $5.00
Double Black ・ $6.00
Blue Label ・ $15.00
Cosmopolitan・ $5.00
Appletini・ $5.00
Coors light ・ $3.00

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Drink Special

Glass of House Wine  ・ $4.00
Sangria Rita ・ $5.00

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Drink Special

Mango Chamoy Margarita ・ $5.00
Pomegranate Margarita  ・ $5.00
Frozen Margarita  ・ $5.00
House Margarita  ・ $4.00
Macallen 12  ・ $5.00
Macallen 18  ・ $15.00

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Man Crush Monday

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In Step of the Rock and Roll

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Ever Ramirez

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Ugly Sweater Christmas Party

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The Elektros

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Bucket of Six

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The Red Stones Band

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PUSH

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Money Chicha from Austin

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Push

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CLOSED

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Ever Ramirez

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PUSH

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Bucket of Six

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Joe Guerra Jazz Trio

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CLOSED ON THANKSGIVING

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Ever Ramirez

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PUSH

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Man Crush Monday

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Grave Yards

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Laredo Variety Band

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Man Crush Monday

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In step of the rock n roll

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Rick Cortez Jazz

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Carlos Canseco

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Man Crush Monday

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PUSH

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Ever Ramirez

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CLOSED

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Bucket of Six

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The Elektros

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PUSH

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Ever Ramirez *Inside

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PUSH

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Laredo Variety Band

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Nixon High Reunion

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Carlos Canseco

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Inspector and Santo Vicio

G.A. $20  VIP $35

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Dos Santos and Toloache

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Comedy Under the Stars

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ALL DAY EVERYDAY

$3.50 Modelo Especial

$4.00 Tito’s

$5.00 1800 Reposado Shots

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Ever Ramirez *Inside

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Carlos Canseco *Inside

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Ever Ramirez *Inside

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Ever Ramirez

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Ross and Friends

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Laredo Fall Fest

RIZU X
DJ MINISTRO
THE BILLS
THE REAL MAN
PRETTY VISITORS
TOLOACHE
SANTO VICIO

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TAMIU Alumni Association Dinner

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Ever Ramirez

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The Jolly Ranchers

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Halloween Party – PUSH

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KAYAX

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PUSH

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PUSH

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Aly Tadros

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KAYAX

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Bucket of Six

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Ever Ramirez *Inside

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Push *Outside

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DJ Wacko

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Calle 8

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KAYAX

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The Future of Downtown Laredo

LAREDO, TEXAS (KGNS) – On Sunday night, we told you about the state of affairs when it comes to downtown Laredo.

There is a lack of stores right now, and where does the area stand right now?

Now, we tell you about a local family who is trying to change the image of downtown by investing in one area.

They have bought an old recognizable building, and transformed it into a restaurant/bar.

Hank and Elizabeth Sames are the proud owners of Siete Banderas. You may know it as the old Jitney Jungle.

“It seemed to me like the perfect area to create an entertainment district, and so we started buying this district”, says Hank.

A district that needs a lot of attention and TLC, which the owners of Siete Banderas did with the property.

“We wanted to retain and preserve the beautiful home that was built in the 1870’s, and when we bought it, it was a disaster. This place used to be the old Jitney Jungle. It was boarded up for 30 to 40 years”, says Elizabeth.

Now, it is this beautiful renovated bar/ restaurant.

A different site for downtown, but a place that the Sames hope it can help transform downtown.

“It’s all here, potential is here. You know, we have to concentrate on the local market and there is plenty of business for that”, says Hank.

One other business that is coming downtown is the new outlet mall.

Right now, the demolition is almost complete. But what is expected to come is a lot of stores, and opportunities for a lot of business owners.

Like the Sames, they hope those who visit downtown or the outlet malls will also visit their restaurant and bar.

“I can see the women staying down at the mall shopping and the men are gonna camp out here at the bar. That’s gonna be a given. What makes men want to go shopping? But this is gonna be an added plus for all”, says Elizabeth.

In the meantime, they continue working on the opening of this new gem downtown, hoping it becomes a hit – and an example for other business owners to follow suit.

“I hope that investors will look here and see the opportunity that is available. Lots of opportunity, there is plenty of buildings, plenty of ideas, and I’m hoping we are not the only ones to be investors down here”, says Hank.

The opening of Siete Banderas is scheduled for the month of December.

In the meantime, the City of Laredo is investing over $4 million in improvements to downtown, starting next year.

This money will cover new lighting, street improvements and sidewalks, among others.

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Saving Historic Buildings

Laredo is one of the fastest growing cities in the country. Between 2007 and 2012 the city grew by more than 13 percent. Downtown merchants, like Maria Velazquez, have been noticing the change.

“They are moving here from everywhere! – especially from Mexico,” Velasquez says in Spanish.

That’s driving a demand for housing. Subdivisions are popping up around the city and construction is booming, but some old buildings are being torn down to make way.

“I’ve heard they’re so old that if you step in, they’ll collapse on you,” Velasquez says.

Since the 1990s, the city of Laredo has been trying to strike a balance between preservation and development. A 1996 city council resolution cites a study that showed 75 percent of the historic buildings that had been demolished in the United States, up to that point, were replaced by surface parking.

Laredo wants to avoid that.

For Elizabeth Romano-Sames, preservation has become personal. “Old homes? I grew up in old homes, I love stuff like this, I love the architecture, I love the lines, I love the wavy glass,” she says.

We are standing inside an old home that Romano-Sames is renovating into a restaurant and bar. The home was built in 1870. The glass in the building is original – still wavy, because back then, they poured the glass by hand.

Romano-Sames shares her passion for renovation with her husband Hank. A couple of years ago, they started buying historic buildings in Laredo. Some buildings were ornate Victorians, others were Spanish colonials. All were marked for demolition.

“My husband and I are interested in revitalizing downtown Laredo, and we have a bunch of buildings,” Romano-Sames says.

She says they’ve managed to save six or seven historic buildings so far, but it’s been expensive; there are always more slated for destruction. They’ve asked their friends to embrace their mission.

Bill Luft, a 72-year-old architect and designer, is the person with the artistic eye – he sees the potential in a crumbling building. Take the restaurant they’re currently renovating:

“This was just awful,” Luft says. “There was no glass here. No windows. It was all boarded up, it was terrible looking. We found the arches in the wall and put them back to mark where they were.”

He’s done more than that for the old building which they’re transforming into the restaurant and bar.

“The new part – we just kept it kind of contemporary, not to even try to be the same as the old building,” Luft says. “It’s compatible, but it honors the old building.”

The Siete Banderas, or Seven Flags, restaurant and bar opens this weekend.

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In Laredo, It’s 7 Flags Over Texas

The name for one of Texas’ popular amusement parks, Six Flags Over Texas, comes from history. The slogan is used to describe the six different countries that, at one time or another, had sovereignty over territory that now falls within Texas borders.

The six flags represent Spain, France, Mexico, the Republic of Texas, the Confederate States of America and the United States.

The border city of Laredo, however, lives under seven flags.

Margarita Araiza leads the Webb County Heritage Foundation, which runs the Republic of the Rio Grande Museum. The museum is dedicated to telling the story behind Laredo’s city flag.

The flag has red and white, like every American flag. There is a red vertical rectangle with three white stars on the left. To the right, there are two horizontal rectangles. One rectangle is white. The other is traditionally black, but some Texans like to change it to a dark blue.

“The three stars were for the three states,” Araiza says. “Texas was included. It was Coahuila, Nuevo Leon and Tamaulipas – but Coahuila y Texas was one province.”

The museum is located in the San Augustín Plaza in downtown Laredo. It was the heart of the Republic of the Rio Grande.

“That building was the capital building – the real building – it’s not a recreation, it’s actually there,” Araiza says. “They had a president, they had a cabinet, they passed laws, they think they had established a couple of banks.”

Unlike other “independent countries” in what’s now the United States, like the Republic of California or Republic of Texas, the Republic of the Rio Grande was never officially recognized by other countries.

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Siete Banderas: The Crux of Old & New

On a Thursday morning, less than a week before the restaurant’s official opening, a curious passersby walk onto Siete Banderas’ spacious patio and wandered around a little. They’re aimless — they don’t know which door will get them inside or if they should even be here. But they press their faces into the restaurant’s wall of glass and then they stand back to get a peek of the rooftop bar.

This becomes a pattern. In groups of two, five, one, people stumble in and just gaze.

Because it is a marvel.

Downtown Laredo is historic and beautiful, but its age shows. Many buildings look as if they have given up; they literally crumble. Siete Banderas sticks out like a radiant thumb. From its clean, bright blue stucco exterior to its elegant indoor seating, this spot has been injected with energy and verve. It has already given new life to downtown.

The restaurant/bar/concert venue was built to do this. It is huge, with a capacity of 1,000 — a gesture meant to entice not only its own patrons downtown, but also more restaurants, more bars, a whole new arts and entertainment district.

This is the grand vision Siete Banderas’ owners Hank and Elizabeth Sames are hoping to catalyze. The Sames are first-time restaurateurs, but practiced Laredoans. Hank is the president of Sames Motor Company, which began here with his great-grandfather in 1910, and Elizabeth is the director and president of the board of the Laredo Area Community Foundation. They want the best for
their city.

“I feel like this is a way for us to give back to our community and make it a better place to live,” Hank said.

Laredo has had to step up its game in the past few years since fewer people want to cross to Nuevo Laredo to eat and go out.

“All the entertainment and food in Laredo was down in Nuevo Laredo — as long as I can remember,” Hank said. “That was what Laredo was all about. Well, that’s gone. And it’s been gone now for six or seven years. So we can’t just sit around waiting for that to come back.
We have an opportunity to do it over here. And if it comes back, all the better.”

The venue itself is an homage to the city, of course, with its name referring to a point of pride no other part of the state can claim: its seven flags. But it’s more than skin-deep. The space is a combination of an old home, built in 1871, and the neighboring Jitney Jungle,
a grocery store chain that was popular in Laredo in the 1960s and ‘70s. As a 10-year-old, Hank would go with his friends after a trip to the movies and “eww” at the snails in the gourmet section. It closed well over 20 years ago.

What was the Jitney Jungle has been torn down and is now Siete Banderas’ stage, sprawling patio and part of the restaurant. This part of the venue is glossy and brand new, framed by an entire wall of glass so that people seated inside will have a clear view of the stage.

On the other hand, the 144-year-old house, which forms an “L” around the old grocery store, has been entirely preserved. Elizabeth, with the help of local architect and decorator Bill Luft, saw beauty in the “disaster” of a building.

“It was more falling down than it was actually standing. … There was literally sand pouring out of the walls,” she said, referring to the damaged sandstone that made up the structure.

But they kept as much as they could, including the hardwood floors, the original fireplaces and even the old wavy glass in the floor-to-ceiling windows. This space now makes up a section of the restaurant, a couple of bathrooms, the greenroom and private dining rooms for parties.

So Siete Banderas effortlessly rests on the crux of old and new. The Sames value heritage but understand the allure of innovation. They blend.

“We wanted to make it unique to Laredo. We wanted to make it unique unto itself, different from any other restaurant down here,” Elizabeth said.

“That was our biggest thing — to make it fun and vibrant and not the same old taco, hamburger, sushi place. Not that there’s anything wrong with those.”

“It also mixes the old with the contemporary look. Because all the young kids told us: ‘Do not make it old-fashioned Mexico (style),’” Hank added.

The end result is indeed something Laredo’s younger crowd will appreciate. The rooftop bar especially, Laredo’s first, feels cosmopolitan and fresh.

But then considering the live music component and the restaurant’s extensive menu, people of all ages will be coming for something different.

“We’ve got fried frog legs, we have ceviches and we have beautiful steaks, we have beautiful seafood, we have rack of lamb. It’s a great variety,”

Elizabeth said. “Everybody’s going to find something on that menu that they want.”

Juan Gomez, Siete Banderas’ general manager, took inspiration from Laredo’s seven flags when curating the menu. Each of the countries that had sovereignty over Laredo (France, Spain, Mexico, Texas, the Confederacy, the United States and the Republic of the Rio Grande) shows up in the food. But it is the regional influence that interests Gomez most.

“I wanted to provide Texas with another culinary perspective,” Gomez said. “This beautiful land provides us with everything.”

Gomez, who has worked with luxury hotels all over Europe and beyond, aims to change people’s ideas of comfort food.

“Guacamole is comfort food,” he said. “We add spirit and essence to the guacamole.”

When pushed to explain, he shrugged and said you simply have to try it to understand.

Hank and Elizabeth want to make downtown Laredo a destination, and from Siete Banderas’ rooftop, you can see it. With San Agustin Cathedral’s steeple prominent in the periphery and centuries-old buildings spread across the horizon, you
can’t help but love the city from up here.

“We’re hoping we’re not going to be alone. We’re hoping other people wake up to the possibilities down here, for entertainment, for food. It’s a great area,” Hank said.

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Hank y Elizabeth Sames

“(Siete Banderas) es el primero de varios restaurantes, bares y sitios para escuchar música que abriremos y que así ésta área se convierta en un distrito de entretenimiento como existen en cualquier otra ciudad”

Elizabeth Sames

Cuéntenos acerca de Usted.

Laredo ha sido mi hogar durante 25 años. Amo a la ciudad y su gente. Soy una nieta, hija, hermana, esposa del amor de mi vida, madre de seis maravillosos hijos y abuela de 11 preciosos nietos. A todos los amo profundamente. ¡Son mi vida!

Mis pasiones incluyen el tenis, cacería, la costura y el bordar, leer, la jardinería, viajar, decorar y renovar edificios y casas antiguas, el LACF (Laredo Area Community Foundation), y a todos los amo por igual.

La actividad más nueva que Hank y yo estamos realizando es la renovación del antiguo Jitney Jungle, ahora conocido como restaurante Siete Banderas, en el centro de Laredo. Nuestra esperanza es que este restaurante se convierta en el catalizador para renovar esta parte del centro de Laredo y que otros propietarios de áreas en el centro se unan a nuestros esfuerzos. Éste es el primero de varios restaurantes, bares y sitios para escuchar música que abriremos y que así ésta área se convierta en un distrito de entretenimiento como existen en cualquier otra ciudad.

Usted tiene los pies bien puestos sobre la tierra, ¿Cómo lo logra?

Tuve que tener los “pies bien puestos sobre la tierra” y ser práctica al criar a seis niños. Cuando todos eran demasiado pequeños, tenía que decidir quién me necesitaba primero, atender la necesidad que tenía y continuar con el siguiente, ya que inevitablemente diariamente había una crisis importante. El ser auto-suficiente y el ser práctico van de la mano con la disciplina, la cual aprendí desde temprana edad al ser una nadadora competitiva. No cabe duda que el practicar la natación todos esos años me ayudaron a poder sobrevivir el criar a seis niños y enfrentar los obstáculos en mi vida.

Mi filosofía al enfrentar la vida es práctica y un tanto parecida a un rompecabezas: tienes que analizar la situación y entonces crear un plan de acción estratégico a fin de resolverlo metódicamente.

Igualmente he visto su trabajo en bien de la comunidad. ¿En qué se encuentra involucrada actualmente?

El Laredo Area Community Foundation (fundación para la comunidad del área de Laredo — LACF) ha sido mi enfoque durante los pasados 7 años. He sido una voluntaria de tiempo completo como la Directora y Presidente del Consejo, buscando ayudar a cualquier donador a convertirse en filántropo, sea de manera individual, sin fines de lucro o como empresa. El LACF es un sitio donde encuentras todo, desde las necesidades filantrópicas del donador evitándoles las preocupaciones diarias para invertir los fondos; reportes de donadores; el IRS 990; auditoría y desembolsos anuales.

Nos enorgullecemos de haber crecido de 1.5 millones de dólares a 9 millones de dólares desde 2009, y más de 1.8 millones de dólares distribuidos en nuestra comunidad. Las organizaciones sin fines de lucro y las personas necesitadas a quienes atienden en nuestra comunidad son los verdaderos triunfadores gracias a la generosidad de nuestros donadores.

¿Cuáles son sus metas para el 2016?

El año 2016 será un año de transiciones para mí. Durante los siguientes seis meses, el consejo del LACF buscará a alguien para ocupar mi puesto como Director del LACF ya que mi plazo pronto concluirá. El supervisar el éxito de Siete Banderas es la segunda parte de la transición. Y, espero, pasar más tiempo con mi familia y amigos y poder participar en todo lo que amo.

Hank Sames

Cuéntenos acerca de Usted.

Soy Hank Sames, nací y fui criado en Laredo, y estudié en escuelas públicas locales. Egresé de Nixon High School y gradué en 1975 de la Universidad de Texas. Entonces empecé a trabajar en Sames Motor Company, y desde entonces he estado ahí. Amo La- redo y estoy interesado en convertirla en un mejor lugar a donde jóvenes deseen venir e iniciar su carrera. En cuanto a oportunidades, Laredo tiene mucho que ofrecer a cualquiera que posea buenas ideas y que esté dispuesto a trabajar para ser exitoso.

Algo que llama mi atención es su amor a la música, ¿Por qué le gusta tanto?

Empecé a tocar la guitarra cuando estudiaba el quinto grado. Empezamos una banda llamada 8 Balls y tocamos alrededor de la ciudad hasta Jr. High School. Nunca dejé de tocar la guitarra para mi propia satisfacción. También me gusta todo tipo de música, desde Rock and Roll hasta el Mariachi.

‘Siete Banderas’ y ’Gringo Barrio’ son dos cosas que pueden cambiar la perspectiva de nuestra ciudad. ¿Es uno de sus objetivos?

Gringo Barrio es una banda que formé con viejos amigos de Laredo, Richard (Spar- ky) Miller y Mike Jackson. Empezamos a escribir canciones acerca de crecer en Laredo y deseábamos dar a nuestra música un sonido de rock con influencia latina. Esperamos que la música logre una conexión con las personas de Laredo y que se sientan orgullosos de nuestra maravillosa ciudad.

Siete Banderas es nuestro intento por crear un distrito de entretenimiento en el centro de Laredo. Solíamos ir a Nuevo Laredo para todo tipo de entretenimiento y para cenar, pero eso ya no es posible. Por lo tanto esto ha creado una oportunidad para revitalizar el centro y hacerlo divertido y magnífico. Estoy ansioso por hacer esto una realidad y espero que otras personas vean nuestra visión y decidan invertir junto a nosotros.

¿Qué espera del 2016?

Espero que el 2016 que veamos sea el inicio de la revitalización de nuestro centro. Está aconteciendo mucho, además de Siete Banderas. El nuevo centro comercial tipo outlet está en construcción y traerá muchos empleos al centro. Una de las cosas que necesitamos es que la gente se ubique en el centro. Hay grandioso edificios antiguos que pudieran ser convertidos en departamentos tipo loft. Espero que la ciudad trabaje con la comunidad empresarial y que construyan más sitios para estacionarse en el centro. Igualmente necesitamos más patrulleros y luces por las calles. También deberíamos hablar con los funcionarios de nuestra ciudad acerca de crear un nuevo centro de convenciones en el centro. Hay tantas pequeñas cosas que se pueden hacer para mejorar el centro de la ciudad si las personas tienen solo un poco de visión. Espero que nuestro esfuerzo con Siete Banderas inspire a las personas a pensar de forma creativa.

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The Future of Downtown Laredo, Part 2

LAREDO, TEXAS (KGNS) – On Sunday night, we told you about the state of affairs when it comes to downtown Laredo.

There is a lack of stores right now, and where does the area stand right now?

Now, we tell you about a local family who is trying to change the image of downtown by investing in one area.

They have bought an old recognizable building, and transformed it into a restaurant/bar.

Hank and Elizabeth Sames are the proud owners of Siete Banderas. You may know it as the old Jitney Jungle.
“It seemed to me like the perfect area to create an entertainment district, and so we started buying this district”, says Hank.

A district that needs a lot of attention and TLC, which the owners of Siete Banderas did with the property.

“We wanted to retain and preserve the beautiful home that was built in the 1970’s, and when we bought it, it was a disaster. This place used to be the old Jitney Jungle. It was boarded up for 30 to 40 years”, says Elizabeth.

Now, it is this beautiful renovated bar/ restaurant.

A different site for downtown, but a place that the Sames hope it can help transform downtown.
“It’s all here, potential is here. You know, we have to concentrate on the local market and there is plenty of business for that”, says Hank.

One other business that is coming downtown is the new outlet mall.

Right now, the demolition is almost complete. But what is expected to come is a lot of stores, and opportunities for a lot of business owners.

Like the Sames, they hope those who visit downtown or the outlet malls will also visit their restaurant and bar.
“I can see the women staying down at the mall shopping and the men are gonna camp out here at the bar. That’s gonna be a given. What makes men want to go shopping? But this is gonna be an added plus for all”, says Elizabeth.

In the meantime, they continue working on the opening of this new gem downtown, hoping it becomes a hit – and an example for other business owners to follow suit.

“I hope that investors will look here and see the opportunity that is available. Lots of opportunity, there is plenty of buildings, plenty of ideas, and I’m hoping we are not the only ones to be investors down here”, says Hank.

The opening of Siete Banderas is scheduled for the month of December.

In the meantime, the City of Laredo is investing over $4 million in improvements to downtown, starting next year.

This money will cover new lighting, street improvements and sidewalks, among others.

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Road Trippin’: Laredo Cocktails

KEYE TV from Austin visited Laredo and this is what they said about Siete Banderas. “We also found a music and food venue, Siete Banderas. An exciting new dining experience and intimate concert venue has arrived in Laredo!” – KEYE TV Austin, TX

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Baked Goods

Baked goods are now available at Siete Banderas! Delicious pastries and cakes will be available by special order ONLY and must be ordered with a 3 day minimum notice. Call us at 956-796-0210 for prices and options.

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Over 15,000 likes on Facebook!

As the new year arrived so did our 15,000th follower! Thank you for your support, Laredo! We pride ourselves in providing you with a great downtown experience complete with exceptional food!

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Siete Banderas Wins Webb County Heritage Award

The Webb County Heritage Foundation has selected ten honorees to receive the prestigious Heritage Award to be presented at the Founders’ Day Luncheon on May 14th at 12 noon at the Laredo Center for the Arts. Each year, the Webb County Heritage Foundation recognizes individuals, businesses, organizations, and families that have contributed to the unique architectural and cultural heritage of Webb County.

This year’s award winners are as follows:

The American Legion Post #59, together with the City of Laredo’s Community Development Department and Laredo Main Street will receive the Historic Rehabilitation Award for their collaboration on restoring the historic façade of the American Legion building on Zaragoza St.

Next, Hank and Elizabeth Sames will receive the Award for Contemporary Architectural Design Incorporating Traditional Elements for their work in preserving and rehabilitating the buildings bounded by Grant St., San Bernardo Avenue, and Iturbide St. including the Siete Banderas venue.

The Environmental Preservation Award will be presented to the Río Grande International Study Center and Tricia Cortez, Executive Director, for their efforts in protecting our community’s natural historic resources including their work on successfully passing a municipal plastic bag ordinance and their advocacy in protecting the Rio Grande from aerial herbicide spraying.

The Jim Parish Award for Documentation and Publication of Local and Regional History will be presented to two winners: Dr. Stacy B. Schaefer, retired Professor Emerita at California State University, Chico, will receive the award for her book, Amada’s Blessings from the Peyote Gardens of South Texas. Similarly, M.J. Morgan, director of the Chapman Center for Rural Studies at Kansas State University, will receive the award for her publication of Border Sanctuary, The Conservation Legacy of the Santa Ana Land Grant.

The Luciano Guajardo Award will be presented to the Laredo chapter of the American Institute of Architects, together with the City of Laredo for their collaboration in organizing, sponsoring, and leading a series of city-wide, public planning sessions (“Boulevard to Bridge Charrette”) on the re-design of the four blocks on IH35 leading to the Juarez-Lincoln International Bridge.

And finally, the Historic Preservation Award – Residential will be presented to Mr. Roberto Rodolfo Ramirez, Jr. for the restoration of his property at 901 Chihuahua St.

The Webb County Heritage Foundation is proud to present these worthy recipients with a Heritage Award in recognition of their services in preserving this region’s history and cultural heritage. The awards presentation will take place during the Founders’ Day Luncheon on May 14th at the Laredo Center for the Arts, 500 San Agustin Avenue.

For luncheon reservations or more information, please contact the Webb County Heritage Foundation at (956) 727-0977

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New In Town – Texas Monthly Review

Siete Banderas – Eclectic | Both catalyst and crown in a long overdue downtown revitalization, this jewel holds promise. With a rooftop terrace, bleached white walls, colorful interiors, and live music, the place could have been plucked from the cliffs of sunny Santorini. The menu is globally eclectic with clear border anchors. Appetizers include a hubcap-size pan of buttery red-wine-and-port-sautéed mushrooms best schmeared on crisp bread and an assortment of melted quesos (try the Rio Bravo, queso blanco punctuated with a house venison chorizo). An homage to its humble grocery store origins, the Jitney Jungle Chicken stars a breast in marsala chutney thick with guava. Succulent Baja-style fish tacos are stuffed with nutty black drum, and lamb barbacoa is slow stewed and bathed in a salsa quemada. Save room for stellar desserts, like a peach cobbler and corn cake custard with a honey-sesame coulis and dulce de leche. Bar. 901 Iturbide (956-796-0210). L & D Tue – Sun. (8/16) $$ – $$$

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Best Wines for Valentine’s Day

Our resident wine guru visits with KGNS to talk Valentine’s Wine.

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Siete Banderas on YouTube

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Siete Banderas

901 Iturbide Street
Laredo, Texas 78040
Tel:  (956) 796.0210

 

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Sunday : 11 AM – 4 PM

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