For about a month, CommonWealth Coffee & Bakery has been operating its third downtown location inside the Burns building on Houston Street.
Archives for May 2019
The City Council on Thursday allocated $500,000 from the city’s general fund for the installation of air conditioning units in 20 public housing complexes after the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) rejected the city’s request to use federal dollars for the project.
By June 30, riding scooters on sidewalks will be prohibited, a new regulations to dockless vehicles the City Council adopted in a 9-1 vote.
Today is the first day to vote in the June 8 runoff election involving the mayoral and three City Council seats. Early voting runs 8 a.m.-6 p.m. today through Saturday, and continues 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday, June 3 and, Tuesday, June 4. There is no early voting Sunday, June 2.
As the city of San Antonio gets closer to regaining ownership of a contentious piece of property at 803 N. Cherry St., north of the Hays Street Bridge, the group responsible for the take-back sees two major problems with the potential outcome.
On Tuesday, the Houston Street TIRZ board unanimously granted up to $2.5 million for the rehabs of the Travis Park Plaza office building and garage, across from Travis Park; and the Grant and Kress buildings on Houston Street.
Earlier this week, the San Antonio Heron received its 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS. This means anyone’s donation to the Heron—person, business or organization—is tax deductible to the extent allowable by law.
Some West Side community members are concerned about the potential for mass displacement caused by rising property values, predatory practices by investors and code violation enforcements in a part of San Antonio many people consider the cultural heartbeat of the city.
Swine House Bodega, which serves breakfast and lunch sandwiches, is now open in the Rand building.
A local writer returns to the near East Side neighborhood where he grew up, and finds a community in transition.