Growing up in Bandera Posted in: News The area of Bandera from Main Street down to the river bend, or “The Loop” as we natives called it, was known as Polander Town back in the day. Thinking about all the family names associated with that area in earlier times would make one assume it was a logical ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!