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Written by Mike Greenberg on Apr 20, 2017
In nearly four decades as an architecture and urban planning critic in San Antonio, I have seen some good plans and some bad plans. Never have I seen anything as destructive, wasteful and historically insensitive as the Alamo Plaza Master Plan. It deserves a place of honor all its own in the trash bin.
Written by Brooke Cowey on Apr 18, 2017
by Brooke Cowey Hundreds of people gathered at the Institute of Texan Cultures on March 27 for the fourth Cultural Conversation event which was designed to challenge misconceptions about refugees and examine how entrepreneurship in the refugee community is changing the face of San Antonio. The event was reated by District 8 Councilman Ron Nirenberg and State Sen. José Menéndez to promote tolerance and diversity. Watch video of the event or scroll down for more detail:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 18, 2017
Residents from the San Antonio’s most ethnically diverse city council district sought pledges from candidates in the May 6 election to fight Islamophobia and protect their neighbors, thousands of whom are refugees and immigrants.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Apr 17, 2017
The “Ancira Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram 2017 Live Music Series at The County Line” that benefits the San Antonio Food Bank is back—for its 17th year— on Thursday nights.  This popular live music series runs through August 28 at The County Line Bar-B-Q restaurant at 10101 IH-10 West (between the Wurzbach and Huebner Road exits, near the Colonnade).
Written by Daniel Serna on Apr 13, 2017
About 300 people community and faith leaders gathered at The Oblate School of Theology on April 3, 2017 for a conversation about San Antonio’s new Faith-Based Community Initiative, designed to strengthen the relationships between the city, area faith-based communities and nonprofits.