Although Juneteenth is only in its second year as a federally recognized holiday, the San Antonio community has long been celebrating the holiday.
Thousands of people gather at San Antonio’s most popular gathering places during the holiday season, including the Alamo; Travis Park and the H-E-B Christmas tree and Rotary Ice Rink; the River Walk, and the Pearl.
Angie Merla, an artist and long-time volunteer at the Esperanza’s Día de los Muertos event, was honored with an ofrenda after she died of cancer earlier this year.
The Alazan-Apache Courts toy drive seemed doomed after more than half of the 200 toys collected were stolen from the property’s community room last Friday. Then, San Antonio stepped up.
For the past few weeks, we’ve visited what are normally downtown San Antonio’s most popular spots for viewing and taking pictures of Christmas lights.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Judge Nelson Wolff have placed a curfew prohibiting people from gathering outside their homes from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. beginning Thanksgiving Day and lasting through Monday morning.
This year’s 36th Annual H-E-B Tree Lighting ceremony will happen virtually this year as a safety precaution amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
In what may foreshadow an oncoming wave of Christmas-themed cancellations, the River Walk association announced Tuesday this year’s Ford Holiday River Parade has been canceled.
The Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner—a family-run charity event that annually feeds about 25,000 people—is getting a makeover due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On the shuttle from Freeman Coliseum to MLK Academy, the starting place of the Martin Luther King Jr. March, I remember thinking how the civil rights movement started, partially, on busses.