Mr. Alfred Serrano tending bar at the Barrier Reef Hotel, 1979
We also called him '50.' Also, Lee Flowers is on the far right.
I spent a lot of my money in this place..Happy days :-)
I remember picking the laquer(sp?) ..I see that picture and I smell the room..feel the bar..WILD!
when I was allowed to work the bar wayyyyy back...Serrano taught me bartending tips and he was such a great guy!
He was so nice, my parents came to visit, Serano was at the airport. He came over picked up my Dad and Said it's" Papa Brown" My Dad was a little startled but laughed about it for years.
Serrano used to give me advice about men - I always felt he was my protector
He took me to his home town for Garafuna! That's Sneaker Lips in the back rt.
That's the Navigator Bar at the old Barrier Reef Hotel where the Heritage Bank is today...Serano was a gentle giant! RIP. Great memories.
Photograph by Jim Titheridge
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