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Beaches Be Trippin\': Five Texas Coast Spots Worth the Drive

Beaches Be Trippin': Five Texas Coast Spots Worth the Drive

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Alamo Colleges Barely Passed Its Own Accountability Test

Alamo Colleges Barely Passed Its Own Accountability Test

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Hit or Miss Eats at Kogi Korean Grill

Hit or Miss Eats at Kogi Korean Grill

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April 17, 2014

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San Antonio’s air quality may suffer dramatically as a result of the Eagle Ford Shale’s projected oil boom, according to figures presented in a new study assessing the shale industry’s impact. (read more)


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Today is National Eggs Benedict Day so for all you eggs bennie lovers, we have five local dishes to eat today or at brunch this weekend. (read more)


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Alamo Colleges Barely Passed Its Own Accountability Test

Alamo Colleges Barely Passed Its Own Accountability Test

News: After months of passionate protest, petitions and public forums, faculty, students and administration of the five Alamo Community Colleges let out... By Mary Tuma 4/16/2014
Protestors Won’t Give Up on Immigration Reform

Protestors Won’t Give Up on Immigration Reform

News: “Obama, Obama, don’t deport my mama!,” chanted dozens of protestors at the University of Texas—Austin last week. In a call to President Barack Obama... By Mary Tuma 4/16/2014
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Hit or Miss Eats at Kogi Korean Grill

Hit or Miss Eats at Kogi Korean Grill

Food & Drink: I’ve never been much of a gambler in the traditional sense. I hate scratch-offs (they make my nails dirty), I’ve never understood over/under... By Jessica Elizarraras 4/16/2014
Cocktails in Loopland: George’s Keep adds serious drinks to Eilan

Cocktails in Loopland: George’s Keep adds serious drinks to Eilan

Food & Drink: If you’re one of the well-to-do Eilan dwellers who ably shells out the $1,500 a month for a studio or $3K for a two bed/2.5 bath apartment... By Jessica Elizarraras 4/16/2014
Flavor File: Block party at Dorcol, Bar America reopens and Easter brunch options

Flavor File: Block party at Dorcol, Bar America reopens and Easter brunch options

Food & Drink: Bar America opened this past Friday under new ownership. Brian Correa, grandson and nephew to former owners Joe, Martin and Angie Ramirez, took... By Jessica Elizarraras 4/16/2014
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There’s plenty to celebrate on the Old 97\'s 20th birthday

There’s plenty to celebrate on the Old 97's 20th birthday

Music: Back in the 1990s, when major labels would still propose multi-album deals to relative unknowns, Rhett Miller and the Old 97's sat in the offices... By Callie Enlow 4/16/2014
Record Store Day Celebrates Vinyl and Independent Stores

Record Store Day Celebrates Vinyl and Independent Stores

Music: Like a phoenix rising from the ashes of physical mediums past, vinyl has seen a strong resurgence in the 21st century. Billboard reports that in... By Matt Stieb 4/16/2014
Live and Local: Tatsuya Nakatani on the Hays Street Bridge

Live and Local: Tatsuya Nakatani on the Hays Street Bridge

Music: Ranging from sparse, five-piece kits to wraparound Neil Pert monstrosities, drums generally play a very traditional role in contemporary music, acting as... By Matt Stieb 4/16/2014
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The Man Who Would Be King: ‘Maximilian and Carlota’ recounts Mexico’s last European rulers

The Man Who Would Be King: ‘Maximilian and Carlota’ recounts Mexico’s last European rulers

Arts & Culture: This month marks the 150th anniversary of the last attempt at European rule in Mexico. Local historian M. M. McAllen brings this fascinating story... By Leigh Baldwin 4/16/2014
Poet Jenny Browne on Long Walks and Love Letters to Strangers

Poet Jenny Browne on Long Walks and Love Letters to Strangers

Arts & Culture: The Yanaguana is not just a place forgotten in history. The waters that once satisfied the thirst of our early settlers continue to nurture deep thought... By Veronica Anne Salinas 4/16/2014
Albert Alvarez Hopes You’re Horrified

Albert Alvarez Hopes You’re Horrified

Arts & Culture: If Goya’s The Disasters of War impregnated the Garbage Pail Kids, Albert Alvarez’s “La Chamba/Dirty Work” would be their... By Christie Blizard 4/16/2014
Savage Love: Girls

Savage Love: Girls

Arts & Culture: I’m a 26-year-old girl, and my boyfriend is bi. I assumed he would be less jealous than the average man. After all, a lot of bi men have faced irrational jealousy... By Dan Savage 4/16/2014
Free Will Astrology

Free Will Astrology

Astrology: ARIES (March 21-April 19): It’s Compensation Week. If you have in the past suffered from injustice, it’s an excellent time to go in quest of restitution... By Rob Brezsny 4/16/2014
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‘Jodorowsky’s Dune’ Documents a Cult Director’s Ambitious Failure

‘Jodorowsky’s Dune’ Documents a Cult Director’s Ambitious Failure

Screens: We’ve all seen David Lynch’s 1984 film, Dune. For kids of the ’80s and ’90s, it was a staple in Dad’s VHS library. As an adult looking back on it, or as a... By James Woodard 4/16/2014
Skin Deeper: Scarlett Johansson as predator in ‘Under the Skin’

Skin Deeper: Scarlett Johansson as predator in ‘Under the Skin’

Screens: One of the first images in Jonathan Glazer’s Under the Skin is a tiny white dot at the center of a black screen. At what are we looking? An eclipse? The sun... By David Riedel 4/16/2014
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