As more and more e-scooters hit the streets of San Antonio, the City Council agreed to take its time evaluating their impact with a six-month pilot program.
On Camaron Street, across from the old Fox Tech baseball field, lining the newly-developed San Pedro Creek Culture Park, is San Antonio’s 300-year story told by muralist Adriana Garcia.
The East Side bar opened in April as a new concept for the San Antonio happy hour and nightlife seen: philanthropy through tippling.
San Japan, which begins its 11th year on Friday, is expected to draw 20,000 anime fans to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center this Labor Day weekend. But it wasn’t always so successful. More than 10 years ago, S. David Ramirez was a student at Our Lady of the Lake University when he was approached […]
What started out as a photo contest is now an East Side street festival. Cherry and Lamar Block Party When: 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 Where: Cherry and Lamar street Visit EsperanzaCenter.org or Facebook for more info. The Esperanza Peace & Justice Center and the Hays Street Bridge Community Coalition host a block party 6-9 […]
City Council members servings on the city’s Transportation Committee on Monday got a first look at regulations for electric scooters. Among the various proposed rules, officials with the Center City Development and Operations (CCDO) department recommend that dockless vehicle companies be required to obtain a permit to operate, pay a fee of $10 per vehicle […]
The San Antonio River Authority is seeking a replacement for the failed “Plethora” sculpture, the art centerpiece for San Pedro Creek Culture Park that is supposed to be standing at the Plaza de Fundacion at North Santa Rosa Street. “Plethora’s” budget was originally set for $735,000, but costs skyrocketed to $1.5 million when Spanish artist […]
Dirt-covered walls spray painted white. Pest control that doesn’t come around as often as it used to — resulting in roaches. Fees for services residents once took care of themselves. Residents of the Soap Factory apartments (previously Soapworks and Towne Center) that the Heron interviewed say the situation at the west downtown apartments has worsened. […]
More dockless vehicle companies may be on their way, joining Lime and Bird in the downtown market. Ofo, Razor USA, Spin, Zagster and Skip have contacted the city about operating in the area, city officials said at a public meeting Tuesday night. These new companies bring the potential for dockless bikes, as well as electric […]
The battle of the e-scooters is official. On Friday, California-based company Lime released 200 electric scooters throughout downtown, the Pearl and Southtown, joining another e-scooter company, Bird, which unloaded about 150 of its own dockless rides in late June. Around lunchtime, men and women in business attire and families on vacation zipped around on Lime […]