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 admin_charlotteanne on Jul 6 2016 - 6:08pm
This week: San Antonio hits a Level Two Heat Advisory, what the new anti-idling ordinance means; more on the Brackenridge Park draft master plan and a look back at San Antonio Pride festival and parade. : Extreme Heat
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 1 2014 - 3:09pm
REPLAY VIDEO: On Saturday July 5, NOWCastSA webcast San Antonio's 2014 Pride Parade. The 9 p.m. parade along Main Street capped a day-long festival at Crockett Park. Thanks to underwriting from the Alice Kleberg Reynolds Foundation, you can come back any time to replay the video right here:
Written by AlanWeinkrantz on Feb 1 2014 - 8:01pm
Replay this slideshow of photos from the Houston Street parade on Feb. 1, 2014 that kicked off the San Antonio Rodeo.
Written by Deborah Charnes on Sep 6 2012 - 12:37pm
The Avenida’s 16 de Septiembre Celebration, one of San Antonio’s largest citywide multicultural events attended by nearly 10,000 each year, just got bigger. Adding to the colorful, vibrant and celebratory parade, gala and festival, which have been traditions on the west side of San Antonio for more than three decades, the Mexican Consulate will join with the Avenida Guadalupe Association (Avenida) this year to bring the historical Grito to the festivities.
Written by hhsanimals on Mar 19 2012 - 2:55pm
Enter the Helotes Humane Society’s Corny Dog Photo Contest and your pet could be crowned “Corny–Dog 2012” and ride on the Helotes Humane Society float during the Cornyval Parade on Saturday, May 5 in Old Town Helotes. The winner will also be awarded a basketful of prizes and have their winning photograph featured in the Helotes Echo.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 17 2011 - 11:21am
The NOWCastSA team was broadcasting live from the largest Martin Luther King March in the nation as an estimated 100,000 people celebrated the life of the civil rights leader by walking along Martin Luther King Drive in San Antonio and gathering for a boistrous rally at Pittman-Sullivan Park.Here are seven videos taken by NOWCastSA intern Andrew Delgado with a Nokia N95:
Written by Susan Finch on Sep 11 2010 - 9:39am
A federal appeals court panel rejected claims by two San Antonio organizations who said the city's 2008 parade permit ordinance violates their free speech rights by charging them fees that other groups don't have to pay.In their 39-page decision, three 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judges ruled Sept. 8 that the parade permit ordinance is constituional as written. Their conclusion dealt a setback to the San Antonio Free Speech Coalition and International Women's Day March Planning Committee, which sued to stop enforcement of the parade law.
Written by Rosalynn Warren on Jun 15 2010 - 10:37am
As a representative of the International Woman's Day March Planning Committee, I traveled to New Orleans by bus on Sunday, April 25, with a delegation from San Antonio, including members of the IWD Committee and of the San Antonio Free Speech Coalition. We headed to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to defend our right to free speech and assembly. This first-person article was originally published in "La Voz".