Not all preservation fights are public, drag out affairs. In the Government Hill neighborhood, just north of downtown, there is a circa-1922 house at 705 E. Grayson St. that was built by a prominent San Antonio doctor and that’s less than a block from all of the restaurant and bar action that’s creeping into the […]
The development of a 294-unit apartment complex in the Lone Star neighborhood — one that would face both South Flores and East Cevallos streets — received a boost last week, when the City Council approved a Bexar County 10-year tax break worth a maximum of $648,070. Under state law, the Council must approve county incentives if the […]
Texas Public Radio announced last week that it has received a $2 million gift from Carlos Alvarez, chairman and CEO of The Gambrinus Company, a craft beer brewer and distributor that was founded in San Antonio. The funds contribute to TPR’s $10 million capital campaign that funds its move into the stage house of the […]
Dear readers, Jolene Almendarez, co-founder, reporter and director of community engagement, has resigned from the Heron. This includes her role as a member of the Heron’s board of directors. What does this mean for the Heron? It’s moving forward, and remains a nonprofit news organization in the state of Texas — myself as editor with […]
Updated 12:40 p.m. with renderings of pocket park. By next summer, Dallas-based Devils River Whiskey will move its headquarters, while opening a second distillery and tasting room, inside the Burns building, 401 E. Houston St. “When you’re trying to grow a brand, it’s about getting the word out,” said owner Mike Cameron, who lives in […]
Brooklyn StrEat, a mobile food truck park planned for the near East Side, on Tuesday received $350,000 from the city’s Inner City Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ). The food park is an ambitious project that includes a three-story, open-air structure (with views of downtown from the roof) and a full bar; a play area for […]
Weston Urban, the developer behind the glassy Frost Tower, plans to transform the oak-lined greensward across Flores Street into an actual park, complete with more seating and furniture, art, fountains, retail, and a restaurant with outdoor dining.