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Written by Heather DiMasi on Oct 04, 2010
While the signs aren't up yet and finishing touches are being made, San Antonio's first downtown off-leash dog park is set to open to the public Sunday, Oct. 10.The Madison Square Dog Park, located on the corner of Lexington and Dallas streets, boasts shaded walkways, benches and water fountains. Oh, and of course, a brightly painted red, faux fire hydrant.
Written by danielacevedo on Sep 29, 2010
Boxing plays an important role in San Antonio's sports culture and many events, including one day boxing tournaments, called "Smokers," are held year-round at local boxing gyms.Recently, owners of several local boxing gyms came up with an idea. The idea is simple: To step forward and fight back against obesity by teaming up with city of San Antonio and work with the community to have a healthier San Antonio.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 28, 2010
Green Spaces Alliance encourages individuals and groups to get involved in their community garden network.
Written by Susana on Sep 28, 2010
Sarah Brannon was 29 when she was diagnosed with cancer. It’s a day she remembers well. It was 2008, a Thursday at 3 p.m., and her doctor delivered the news: the mysterious aches, sweats and weight loss she had been experiencing were the cause of Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system.  “Everybody said ‘but you’re too young!‘ “ said Brannon, now 31 and in remission.
Written by ChristineChapa on Sep 17, 2010
The Bring Solar Home campaign helps homeowners with information on rebates, tax-credits and low-interest solar loansSolar energy for your home is affordable and can significantly reduce your monthly utility bill.Over the past two years, we have seen the cost of installing a solar electric system drop more than 50 percent.