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Easy Green: 10 quick ways to make money in college

College Issue 2014: Sell clothes. Plato’s Closet is a great place to take your gently worn apparel in exchange for cold, hard cash. They accept clothes, shoes and... By Brittany Minor 8/18/2014
Chris Pérez, Selena’s Husband, Faces His Past and Looks Forward, Musically

Chris Pérez, Selena’s Husband, Faces His Past and Looks Forward, Musically

Music: Chris Pérez never saw it coming. “All I ever wanted to do was play guitar,” he told the Current. “I never thought I’d be the subject of an interview... By Enrique Lopetegui 8/28/2013
Beaches Be Trippin\': Five Texas Coast Spots Worth the Drive

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

Arts & Culture: Let’s face it, most of us Lone Stars view the Texas coast as a poor man’s Waikiki. Hell, maybe just a poor man’s Panama Beach — only to be used... By Callie Enlow 7/10/2013
Island of Misfit Noise: SKN KVR and Castle Numbskull

Island of Misfit Noise: SKN KVR and Castle Numbskull

Music: Castle Numbskull’s ceiling fans spin on overtime as Jacob of SKN KVR (pronounced skin carver) sets up the assorted junk, contact mics and distortion... By Matt Stieb 10/15/2014
Chris Perez, husband of slain Tejana icon Selena, tells of romance, suffering

Chris Perez, husband of slain Tejana icon Selena, tells of romance, suffering

Arts & Culture: In one of the final chapters of his book To Selena, With Love (out March 6), Selena's widower Chris Perez mentions that Abraham Quintanilla, his former father-in-law, once... By Enrique Lopetegui 3/7/2012
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The folks at Alamo City Ghost Tours have been leading treks through downtown San Antonio for 10 years now. This weekend, I joined them in their tour past all of the city’s spookiest sites. (read more)


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Leave it to good ol’ John Hagee to say something completely bat shit insane about the events of the day to propagate his ultra-religious views. (read more)


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Bracken Bat Cave Would Save More Than Bats

Bracken Bat Cave Would Save More Than Bats

News: A deal to purchase more than 1,500 acres of land near the famed Bracken Bat Cave could benefit an endangered bird, seven other... By Mark Reagan 10/15/2014
Cityscrapes: Another bridge to nowhere?

Cityscrapes: Another bridge to nowhere?

News: “Welcome to the Brewery” reads the sign on Lamar Street, just below the Hayes Street Bridge. This area, currently under development by... By Heywood Sanders 10/15/2014
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A Look Back at SA\'s Homebrew History

A Look Back at SA's Homebrew History

The Beer Issue: Homebrewing is a foundational American virtue. Not just Sam Adams smiling back from the bottle that bears his name—virtually all the... By Lance Higdon 10/15/2014
A Primer on Freetail\'s Downtown Brewery

A Primer on Freetail's Downtown Brewery

The Beer Issue: Scott Metzger is almost too zen as we talk on the phone about the impending opening of Freetail’s Brewery and Tasting Room on... By Jessica Elizarraras 10/15/2014
An Abbreviated, Inebriated Beer Festival Taste Test

An Abbreviated, Inebriated Beer Festival Taste Test

The Beer Issue: Real Ale Coffee Porter. 5.6 percent ABV. From Blanco, Texas, Real Ale’s limited edition seasonal Coffee Porter is dark, earthy and... By Mark Reagan and Matt Stieb 10/15/2014
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Symphony Performs Score to Synchronized ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

Symphony Performs Score to Synchronized ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

Music: For one weekend only, the nerd-gasmic Star Wars versus Star Trek debate will reach a Trekkie verdict, as determined by the San Antonio Symphony. Returning... By Matt Stieb 10/15/2014
Chicano Batman Protests Vanilla Festival Circuit

Chicano Batman Protests Vanilla Festival Circuit

Music: Recognized in LA as the Chicano Bruce Wayne of the city’s psych scene, Chicano Batman frontman Bardo Martinez is all about attention to detail... By M. Solis 10/15/2014
Island of Misfit Noise: SKN KVR and Castle Numbskull

Island of Misfit Noise: SKN KVR and Castle Numbskull

Music: Castle Numbskull’s ceiling fans spin on overtime as Jacob of SKN KVR (pronounced skin carver) sets up the assorted junk, contact mics and distortion... By Matt Stieb 10/15/2014
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Beyond the Canvas Brings Superheroes and Villains to Life

Beyond the Canvas Brings Superheroes and Villains to Life

Arts & Culture: Hosted by Anthony “The Poet” Flores, San Antonio’s annual Beyond The Canvas (BTC) body painting competition returns October 18 with a... By Kevin Femmel 10/15/2014
A Small Slice of San Anto’s Spooky Haunts

A Small Slice of San Anto’s Spooky Haunts

Arts & Culture: San Antonio is one of the oldest cities in the United States, and its history stretches long before the people behind the American or Texas Revolutions... By Mark Reagan 10/15/2014
Anna Gangai Conjures Judy Garland in \'End of the Rainbow\'

Anna Gangai Conjures Judy Garland in 'End of the Rainbow'

Arts & Culture: The purest specimen of utopian yearning in the Great American Songbook, “Over the Rainbow” could be a song of innocence or a song of experience. For... By Steven G. Kellman 10/15/2014
Free Will Astrology

Free Will Astrology

Astrology: ARIES (March 21-April 19): New York City’s Diamond District is home to over 2,000 businesses that buy and sell jewelry. Throughout the years, many people... By Rob Brezsny 10/15/2014
Savage Love: Polyproblema

Savage Love: Polyproblema

Arts & Culture: Four years ago, I met a man on a “married but looking” website. We exchanged fantasies, which included wanting to have threesomes and a... By Dan Savage 10/15/2014
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Get Up, Stand Up: \'Pride\' is a great feel-good movie

Get Up, Stand Up: 'Pride' is a great feel-good movie

Screens: Feel-good films are awful. Just terrible. They manipulate. They pander. They use treacly strings or scruffy children (or determined animals) or put-upon... By David Riedel 10/15/2014
After a Winning First Half, ‘Fury’ Loses to Cliché

After a Winning First Half, ‘Fury’ Loses to Cliché

Screens: It’s curious that Brad Pitt stars in Fury in the wake of Inglourious Basterds, Quentin Tarantino’s irreverent bullet to the head of the... By Matt Stieb 10/15/2014
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2014 Best of San Antonio
Best DIY Venue

Best DIY Venue

Around Town: Reader's Choice: We admit this is not the answer we expected for this subcategory, but SoFlo is so darn cute it deserves the hype. 4/23/2014
Best Pan Dulce

Best Pan Dulce

Food: Critic's Pick: With four locations across SA, Horno Mission San Jose makes it hard to resist its pan dulce varieties. 4/23/2014
Best Dive Bar

Best Dive Bar

Nightlife: Reader's Choice: Possibly the only dive bar on the planet to offer duck confit on its in-house menu, Oak Hills surprises in other ways as well. 4/23/2014
Best Sports Fan

Best Sports Fan

People: Critic's Pick: Much like his man-crush Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio native (though now Houston resident) Shea Serrano became a breakout star for media-obsessed Spurs fans during last season’s NBA Finals. 4/23/2014
Best Place to Bargain

Best Place to Bargain

Shopping: Critic's Pick: With tacky imports, new plastic toys and other landfill-destined unnecessaries now being the norm at most flea markets... 4/23/2014
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