Weston Urban plans to build 274 apartments behind the old Continental Hotel on West Commerce Street.
The San Antonio Heron recently expanded its board of directors, bringing the total number of volunteer members to five.
We are thrilled to host our first panel discussion on a topic we report on extensively: Housing, in particular downtown residential growth and its impact on San Antonio’s urban neighborhoods.
A new city-sponsored Day of the Dead series is poised to take over La Villita. Though not without controversy.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg has emerged victorious Saturday night in a tight and hotly contested runoff election against District 6 Councilman Greg Brockhouse.
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.
For the entire night on Saturday night, Mayor Ron Nirenberg held a slim lead over District 6 Councilman Greg Brockhouse, but never reached the 50 percent vote total threshold that would have given him an outright victory. As a result, the contentious race for mayor will continue toward a June 8 runoff.
Late Saturday, the City Council incumbents running for re-election all held commanding leads and appeared to secure victories. Three of the races will be decided in a June 8 runoff election.
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.
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.