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Written by David McLemore on Sep 07, 2010
Watch videos from the first of three public workshops on the MidTown Brackenridge Master Plan, which affects the neighborhoods of Mahncke Park, Tobin Hill, Monte Vista, 
Written by Heather DiMasi on Sep 03, 2010
Graffiti tagging is no stranger to San Antonio's urban and residential areas. Drive just about anywhere, and you'll see the spray-painted images and "signatures" on the sides of buildings, fences, utility boxes, you name it.The City of San Antonio's Housing and Neighborhood Services Department, in an effort to gather community support to clean up graffiti in our neighborhoods, has declared Sept. 18 and 25 Graffiti Wipeout Days.
Written by Heather DiMasi on Sep 03, 2010
Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mexico's independence during Diez y Seis celebrations across the San Antonio during September through November. This year's celebration features a wide variety of events held at various locations across the city. Diez y Seis de Septiembre, the 16th of September, commemorates the beginning of Mexico's battle for independence from Spain. On Sept.
Written by Vanessa Zevallos on Aug 31, 2010
Despite the economic crisis, people cannot stop buying one thing: food. With many supermarkets today full of expensive organic food to inexpensive products, buying groceries can be a complicated adventure.With a busy life, who wants to lose time in a supersized supermarket with long lines or confusing islands of shelves that look like puzzles?Some find it faster and more familiar to go to a small, neighborhood grocery store.
Written by David McLemore on Aug 26, 2010
 With a little conjunto, some artwork and the puro slam rhythms of a young poet, the Contemporary Art and Literature Organization (CALO) is kicking off plans for another Una Noche de la Gloria. www.myspace.com/lagloriaartsThis “one night of glory” brings together dozens of musicians, fashion designers, filmmakers, writers, poets, and artists for a night of Latino-led creativity, said La Gloria founder Gabriel Quintero Velasquez, president of CALO.