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.
“We are bringing the marginalized demographic above ground, and putting them up high, looking up at a marginalized community and saying, ‘These people are important, too. These people matter, too.’ “
On Wednesday, our EngageSA series concludes with a one-on-one talk with Michael Amezquita, chief appraiser of the Bexar Appraisal District.
National brand 18|8 Fine Men’s Salons is slated to open in the Savoy building, 122 E. Houston St., potentially in June.
Construction has started on The Richmond, a five-unit townhome development near the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts that may be a harbinger for more growth in that area of downtown.
Property values in Government Hill, Dignowity Hill and Denver Heights, the three near East Side neighborhoods that have become case studies for gentrification in San Antonio, continue to climb.
On Friday, Centro San Antonio is taking its popular The Spot on Houston pop-up series on the road. Or, rather, down the road.
Royal Blue Grocery, the Austin-based bodega chain, is scheduled to open Saturday in the Savoy building, 122 E. Houston St.
The San Antonio Heron is seeking a photojournalist who can help us tell the complete downtown story.
On Wednesday, the EngageSA series, co-hosted by the Heron and Dorcol Distilling + Brewing Co., continues with cocktails and beer, and a discussion about San Antonio’s digital divide.