“They made a (concert) permit for us where there was none,” Jeff Wheeler, one of the Echo Bridge Music Society’s co-organizers, said of the San Antonio River Authority. “They understood that it was community-driven and that people love it already.”
San Antonio’s repair program is targeting homes that were once deemed by the federal government as undesirable—a practice known as red lining.
Memphis, Tenn.-based Gus’s Fried Chicken is set to open June 21 at 812 S. Alamo St. in Southtown, across from Rosario’s.
Developer James Lifshutz has purchased a 4.6-acre property directly south of Roosevelt Park and across the river from the soon-to-be redeveloped Lone Star Brewery.
Local developer David Adelman and a partner have purchased a four-acre warehouse property directly north of the Lone Star Brewery with plans to build on the momentum of the area’s growth by developing it with a residential use.
Any concerns about the sheer size of the Lone Star’s $24 million incentive deal, or over the potential displacement of nearby residents, were outweighed by the fact that someone is finally breathing new life into these ghostly industrial shells after 25 years.
On Thursday, City Council unanimously approved $24 million in incentives to help a partnership between GrayStreet Partners and Midway succeed where so many others have failed: to redevelop the blighted Lone Star Brewery complex.
The developers of the Lone Star Brewery are seeking $24 million in subsidies from the City of San Antonio to cover the cost of infrastructure and other public upgrades in and around the long-abandoned site.
In November, the first residents are expected to move into the mixed-income Acero, where rents start at $1,080.
Martin Medellin has been distributing food to a few dozen communities in South Texas, doing his best to fill the gap in an underserved part of the region. Then Covid-19 hit.