Violence continues to roil Austin's 6th Street entertainment district. On August 1st 2013, an unnamed man was partying at the Thirsty Nickel in the 300 block of east 6th street when he was stabbed by one Michael Martin according to police reports.
The victim was taken to the hospital; Michael Martin has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second degree felony
Formerly Uncle Flirty's, the Thirsty Nickel is not on our short list of Austin must visits for friends who inquire as to where they should be drinking. We will however recommend it in the future as a good place for knife-y dust ups.