In what is the largest gathering of San Antonians every year, hundreds of thousands of people lined downtown streets for the 71st Fiesta Flambeau Parade on Saturday.
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The weather could not have been better for the 128th annual Battle of Flowers Parade, which began next to the Pearl and before making its way down Broadway, in front of the Alamo, and down Commerce Street. The parade, Fiesta’s signature event, typically draws upwards of 300,000 people to downtown.
Weston Urban’s strategy for its many west downtown properties is to create a “tight-knit fabric” with UTSA’s expansion.
The $12 million plan to revamp La Villita’s Maverick Plaza, one of downtown’s most popular event spaces, drew a mixed reaction from Fiesta regulars who attended Night in Old San Antonio on Wednesday night.
It was 45 minutes until showtime at Cornyation and performers were getting ready, walking in and out of dressing rooms in full costume, full makeup, or no costumes, no clothing, no makeup, and so on.
Weeks after a Night in Old San Antonio concludes this year, La Villita’s Maverick Plaza will shut down so preliminary work can begin on its $12 million makeover.
By Oct. 1, the city could allow a maximum of three dockless vehicle companies to have 5,000 permits between them, Assistant City Manager Lori Houston said during a city-hosted telephone town hall last week.
In an effort to inform our readers for the upcoming May 4 election, we asked all candidates running for mayor of San Antonio how they feel about some of our city’s most pressing issues.
In an effort to inform our readers for the upcoming May 4 election, we asked all candidates running for the District 5 City Council seat how they feel about some of the West Side’s most pressing issues.
On April 1, neon-orange construction paper signs posted on the bay windows of Reyes Bar, with black-felt market written on them, announced the bar was once again open.