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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 10, 2018
More than 250 people packed the San Antonio Garden Center on June 21 to give their input on latest Alamo plan proposal. The boisterous crowd included many women representing the Fiesta Battle of Flowers Parade who were strongly opposed to a plan provision that would close the street in front of the Alamo and redirect traffic - including the parade - a block away.
Written by rudyarispe on Jul 10, 2018
Bihl Haus Arts hosts “10,000 Years of Love and Resistance: A Celebration of the Arts and Spiritual Union,” an exhibition that recognizes the 50-year union of Tomás Ybarra-Frausto and Dudley Brooks, opening with a reception from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 21 at Bihl Haus Arts, 2803 Fredericksburg Road. The media includes photography, painting, installation and recorded soundscape.
Written by Mike Greenberg on Jul 06, 2018
By Mike Greenberg For a document obsessed with events of 1836, the new “Alamo Comprehensive Interpretive Plan,” reads more like “Nineteen Eighty-Four,” a dystopian novel that satirizes hypocrisy by the state. “Embrace the continuum of history” means “repudiate the continuum of history.” “Enhance connections to the surrounding streets” means “reduce connections to the surrounding streets.” “Enable pedestrian flow through the site” means “restrict pedestrian flow through the site.”
Written by rudyarispe on Jul 06, 2018
Eva’s Heroes recently received a $33,000 award and 10 laptops from the Microsoft Community Empowerment Fund to support the organization’s Volunteer Mentor Training Program. The award will be used to train teen volunteers to develop a video training series, including sensitivity and safety components, to introduce potential volunteers to individuals with intellectual special needs and prepare them for behaviors and situations they might experience.
Written by rudyarispe on Jul 03, 2018
With San Antonio temperatures breaking the 100-degree mark already, 83-year-old Delia Reyes isn’t looking forward to the long summer months ahead. “It’s been tough because it’s been too hot, and I don’t have good air-conditioning,” Reyes said. “It’s been particularly hard because I’ve been sick lately.”