Special Coverage

Written by Edmond Ortiz on Mar 02, 2017

Editor's Note: This story has been updated throughout. 

There will be more than San Antonian taquerias, musicians and filmmakers demonstrating their talent at this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) festival.

Several local representatives from the high technology, culinary arts and educational sectors will gather in Austin to discuss how San Antonio has now become known more than a tourist town. The annual convergence of interactive technology, music and cinema begins March 10.

Written by Mark Tirpak on Mar 01, 2017

I'm always saddened when plans for Hemisfair 'revitalization' don't mention the historic Woman's Pavilion, Marmon Mok's award-winning Confluence Theater (currently used as Wood Federal Courthouse), the Read More

Written by Edmond Ortiz on Mar 01, 2017

San Antonians are being introduced - or in some cases, reintroduced - this week to the city’s SA Tomorrow comprehensive plan.

The city is hosting open houses with representatives of a few city departments and other partner agencies provide basic information about the plan. The first of four open houses was held Feb. 28 at Stinson Airport. Last year, the City Council adopted the long-range plan to help guide the city as Bexar County prepares to add 1 million more residents by 2040.

Written by Garrett Heath on Feb 28, 2017

While on paternity leave, I noticed Taqueria El Trompo in a little strip mall off of Harry Wurzbach and Austin Highway. However, it took me nearly seven months to stop in because - 1) I now have a toddler and a baby that take up a lot of time and 2) the taqueria is situated in that weird nook off of Austin Highway that’s a little difficult to get to. But when I was with a buddy in that area looking for lunch, I immediately knew where we’d go.

Written by Rudy Arispe on Feb 28, 2017

The Harp & Shamrock Society of Texas has been “Keeping Irish History and Culture Alive” in central Texas for more than 50 years through music, arts, dance, sports and food. The Irish role in history is remembered and honored through many events, from the only St. Patrick’s Day River Parade in the world to the wreath-laying at the Alamo honoring the 35 Irish descendants who fought there.