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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 12, 2018
In a victory for the Hays Street Bridge Restoration Group and its recently deceased founder, Doug Steadman, the Historic and Design Review Commission on March 9 rejected a developer’s proposal to erect a 72-foot-tall apartment building next to the 58-foot-tall Hays Street Bridge. (click here to watch video of the entire meeting or click on any quote below to jump straight to that spot in the video.)
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Mar 08, 2018
By Edmond Ortiz San Antonians will be speaking up and representing their communities on key issues from March 9 to March 18 at the 2018 South by Southwest, the annual Austin festival that celebrates convergence of technology, music and cinema. Individuals from San Antonio nonprofits, businesses and academia are scheduled to talk about topics including diversity, health care, community organization, empowering women, minority communities, aging and entrepreneurship.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 05, 2018
The San Antonio Office of Historic Preservation is gathering public input to consider additional local landmarks for "viewshed protection," to keep the view from being blocked by development at the request of District 7 Councilwoman Ana E. Sandoval and District 2 Councilman William “Cruz” Shaw.
Written by rudyarispe on Feb 24, 2018
Bihl Haus Arts hosts “Fred Sings: San Antonio Jazz Songbirds,” a Women’s History Month/Tricentennial Celebration from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 4 at Bihl Haus Arts, 2803 Fredericksburg Road. Admission is free. Sponsored by KRTU 91.7 FM and organized by Beverly Prado in honor of Women’s History Month SA and the Tricentennial, "San Antonio Jazz Songbirds" features well-known San Antonio vocalists Joan Carroll, MiChelle Garibay-Carey and Jacqueline Sotelo.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 30, 2018
Join NOWCastSA and the San Antonio Public Library on Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. as Dr. Edward Westermann examines artistic depictions by survivors of the Holocaust and discusses the insights that the works of art offer as a method for understanding genocide. Westermann's keynote address concludes the 6th annual Holocaust: Learn & Remember month-long commemoration of the Holocaust.