A reader notes a notice on the formerly-barred now-boarded front window of the building at the corner of Bringhurst St. and Clinton Dr. The sign tells tale of an application to the TABC to sell mixed drinks at the spot, late at night, under the name of The New Potato. The restaurant space, formerly Taco Loco prior a late-2000’s stint as Nina’s Cafe, sits a block east of the Harris Machine Tools facility, a block south of a field of townhomes, and a block north of the 136-acre former KBR site, tagged a few years back for use as a helicopter landing spot.
The bar-to-be’s current grey-and-white color scheme came about back in 2013. Here’s a peek back in time at the the bright orange Taco Loco days, followed by the turn-of-the-decade Nina’s yellowing:
The sign next door, visible above advertising a coming-soon shopping center, has also gotten a minor update, swapping out the Century 21 logo for that of Hernandez Properties:
Here’s a few more shots of the restaurant space, which includes a front patio and a gazebo structure out back:
- Previously on Swamplot: Improving the Dirt at the Old KBR Site; Helicopters Over Clinton?; What’s That Cooking on Bringhurst and Clinton?