Fist pump: West Sixth named one of bro-iest neighborhoods in U.S.

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Buy your boys a round at The Ranch to celebrate, because the West Sixth Street bar district is one of “America’s 12 bro-iest neighborhoods,” according to Thrillist.

Kung Fu Saloon on West Sixth Street. (JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN) Kung Fu Saloon on West Sixth Street. (JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

The entertainment website admits that a precise definition of “bro” is hard to come by, but points to frat affiliation, investment banking and Monday-night shots as common denominators of a certain raucous type of male reveler. Thrillist was careful to demarcate the three distinct Sixth Street territories: east of I-35 for the hipsters, west of that for turnt collegiates and further west for their post-grad bro-thren. Of this “fortress of bro-itude,” the list says:

“Once the college broseph graduates, he traditionally heads to West 6th to join his elder, popped-collar brethren pounding domestics (at places like J. Blacks and The Ranch), reminiscing about the Vince Young days, and trying to talk to women who’re either wearing cowboy…

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