The all-vegan Lucy’s Bodega has opened at St. Paul Square, 123 Heiman St. The couple also plans to open a Lucy’s Bodega on East Houston near Alamo Plaza.
In the area of housing, it seems likely that the early 2020s will mark another turning point for San Antonio.
The San Antonio Housing Trust and developer NRP Group are fielding offers to purchase the Cevallos Lofts, the 252-unit apartment building credited with spearheading growth in that area of Southtown since it was built in 2010.
Efforts by state lawmakers to rein in the use of public facility corporations, which provide lucrative tax breaks to developers building mixed-income apartment complexes, have remained under the radar at the Texas Legislature, with battles over voting and gun rights dominating the headlines.
A growing number of advocates are demanding that the City of San Antonio stop using property tax exemptions to build housing, while Texas lawmakers have a similar debate in Austin.