The Museum Reach Lofts, a rare affordable apartment project that nonprofit Alamo Community Group (ACG) is developing, was approved for a $2.8 million incentive this morning by the Midtown Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone board.
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About 50 neighbors, local business owners and public officials gathered at Guadalupe Plaza for the third city-hosted community plática to discuss ways to activate the West Side plaza while maintaining safety.
Is there any setting in San Antonio more stunning and romantic than La Villita filled with people at night?
As Geekdom, the coworking space in the Rand building on Houston Street, celebrates its seventh birthday tonight, it will also toast the creation of its entrepreneurial trade school called The District, which is scheduled to open in February.
We’ve assembled the Day of the Dead gatherings happening in the downtown area. It all starts this weekend at Maverick Plaza.
When the International Downtown Association begins its 64th annual conference in San Antonio on Wednesday, more than 900 registrants will meet and exchange ideas on the theme “Retropolitan: The New American City.”
In mid-September, the University of Texas at San Antonio announced plans to quadruple its downtown campus with new buildings east of the highway, into downtown proper, but also westward toward the historic West Side.
On Sunday, hundreds of people dressed as zombies descended on La Villita for the annual San Antonio Zombie Walk.
On Saturday, the Avenida Guadalupe Association held its 10th annual Una Noche en la Gloria, a multidisciplinary arts block party on the near West Side.
San Antonio Startup Week—a five-day series of entrepreneurial and tech panels, mixers and workshops—is expected to draw 2,000 people to the city’s tech corridor of Houston Street beginning Monday.
At around 5 p.m. Thursday, after five hours of debate culminated in the City Council voting 9-2 in favor of the Alamo master plan, after months of heated public meetings, District 1 Councilman Roberto Treviño could final exhale.
On Thursday morning, the City Council approved the sale of 4½ acres of Dolorosa street for the multimillion expansion of the University of Texas at San Antonio’s downtown campus on the near West Side.
During the Alamo master plan approval process, no one has drawn more ire from critics, no one has been yelled at more, no one has received more ridicule than District 1 Councilman Roberto Treviño. On Thursday, the rest of the City Council finally votes on the plan.
The University of Texas at San Antonio and the nonprofit Alamo Community Group have placed bids on a small cluster of office buildings and parking lots at 811 W. Houston St. that’s owned by the Alamo Colleges District.
The 20-story hotel and office tower GrayStreet Partners is planning at 1603 Broadway will cost an estimated $97 million to build, and construction could start Feb. 1.
Chocollazo, the chocolate and candy shop on Broadway, has been selected as Hemisfair’s latest tenant and is expected to open by Valentine’s Day.
At about 1:30 p.m., a five-minute downpour wiped away the pieces or rendered them unrecognizable.
“It was probably partially assembled there to do a test fit. It was not erected, but it was put on a train and shipped to Texas.”
It’s not just another year of Chalk It Up, which takes place 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.
The San Antonio Heron will host its first meet-and-greet at 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at Dorćol Distilling + Brewing Co., 1902 S. Flores St.