The East Side bar opened in April as a new concept for the San Antonio happy hour and nightlife seen: philanthropy through tippling.
Saturday night, a few hundred people attended the Cherry and Lamar Block Party, an event organized by a group of activists and artists who oppose an apartment development they say will block views of the Hays Street Bridge. Browse photos from the event by Heron photographer V. Finster. firstname.lastname@example.org
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 […]
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 […]
The redevelopment of the long-vacant Friedrich Building complex on the East Side cleared another hurdle on Tuesday when it was awarded a $1.7 million grant from the Inner City Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone coffer. As a result, Dallas developer Provident Realty Advisors hopes to break ground on the 374-unit Friedrich Lofts project in February or […]
On Hays Street on a late Saturday morning, we find Dwayne White (above) emerge from a friend’s worn, off-kilter house. White also lives on Hays, but down closer to the Hays Street Bridge and a 1.7-acre lot where a developer wants to put a five-story apartment building.
In late March, when City Manager Sheryl Sculley revived the controversial Bridge Apartments development on the near East Side, she did so with a set of 11 stipulations the developer had to meet in order for the project to move forward. Or were they 11 suggestions? Developer Mitch Meyer was to discuss the stipulations with […]
Updated 10:56 a.m. Tuesday In a ruling Monday, District Judge Laura Salinas denied a request by the Hays Street Bridge Restoration Group that would have temporarily halted the development of a five-story apartment project just north of the bridge at Cherry and Lamar streets on the near East Side. [ Read the Judge Salinas’ decision. […]
Updated 12:35 p.m. with comments from developer Mitch Meyer City Manager Sheryl Sculley on Tuesday approved a five-story apartment project that a local development team is proposing for a controversial vacant lot just north of the Hays Street Bridge on the near East Side. Developer Mitch Meyer, who is partnering with Eugene Simor, owner of […]