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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
Best Place to Live Downtown

Best Place to Live Downtown

Best of 2013: 4/24/2013
Dessert & Bakery: La Panaderia

Dessert & Bakery: La Panaderia

Flavor 2014: Los panaderos are in San Antonio. Brothers David and Jose Cacéres have opened the first of what could be many locations of La Panaderia, a concept the... 7/29/2014
Justin Timberlake’s Secret Ingredients

Justin Timberlake’s Secret Ingredients

Music: Outside of rap, there aren’t a lot of artists with the XY chromosomes, staying power and tunes to be anointed as the definitive male pop star of 2014... By Matt Stieb 7/30/2014
\'Most Naked Woman\' Set to Shimmy at San Antonio Burlesque Festival

'Most Naked Woman' Set to Shimmy at San Antonio Burlesque Festival

Food & Drink: The answer came unanimously without prompting or hesitation, as if sent straight from the sexually liberated goddess of... By Melanie Robinson 7/30/2014
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With all the talk of the streetcar and police and fire union negotiations, Interim Mayor Ivy Taylor has a lot on her hands. (read more)


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As frontwoman of the Joshua Tree-based electro-rock trio Gram Rabbit (named in honor of folk legend Gram Parsons), Jesika von Rabbit has been enlisting followers since the release of the 2004 debut Music to Start a Cult To. (read more)


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Bakery Lorraine just keeps making SA more proud (and delicious) each day. The Government Hill bakery was recognized by Conde Nast Traveler as one of '13 Destination Bakeries,' right up there with Dominique Ansel Bakery in NYC (AKA the original cronut maker). (read more)


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Jenny Lewis’ latest improves mightily upon 2008’s limp 'Acid Tongue,' combining some of that album’s ’70’s guitar-rock pomp with the easygoing (but dead serious) twang of 2006’s 'Rabbit Fur Coat.' (read more)


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Glitter Political: The picturesque life of Karen Crouch

Glitter Political: The picturesque life of Karen Crouch

News: Kith and kin of the cosmopolitan Karen Crouch know that it’s rare to find the former judge at home on her birthday. And as she sits before me in her... By Jade Esteban Estrada 7/30/2014
Temps wanted for new City Council spots

Temps wanted for new City Council spots

News: San Antonio’s city council will have two new members soon. The departure of District 7 Councilman Cris Medina to Fort Meade... By Mark Reagan 7/30/2014
\'Most Naked Woman\' Set to Shimmy at San Antonio Burlesque Festival

'Most Naked Woman' Set to Shimmy at San Antonio Burlesque Festival

Food & Drink: The answer came unanimously without prompting or hesitation, as if sent straight from the sexually liberated goddess of... By Melanie Robinson 7/30/2014
Flavor File: New café on West Side, fine wine at the Granary and zany gelato at Blue Star

Flavor File: New café on West Side, fine wine at the Granary and zany gelato at Blue Star

Food & Drink: Chow down Belle Epoque-style with a pop-up dinner from a new chef collective. John Russ of Lüke San Antonio is joining forces... By Jessica Elizarraras 7/30/2014
Truckin’ Tomato’s Mobile Farmers Market

Truckin’ Tomato’s Mobile Farmers Market

Food & Drink: Part farmers market and part food truck, Truckin’ Tomato is a mobile source for fresh, local produce and food products. Rolling around the Alamo City since... By Miriam Sitz 7/30/2014
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Saytown Beatdown: Something Biz-y, Something Blu

Saytown Beatdown: Something Biz-y, Something Blu

Music: As many of our thoughts turn back to the productivity and responsibility that is required of us during the school year, this August promises to provide... By James Courtney 7/30/2014
Justin Timberlake’s Secret Ingredients

Justin Timberlake’s Secret Ingredients

Music: Outside of rap, there aren’t a lot of artists with the XY chromosomes, staying power and tunes to be anointed as the definitive male pop star of 2014... By Matt Stieb 7/30/2014
Mondo Nation’s Gonzo Approach to Live Music

Mondo Nation’s Gonzo Approach to Live Music

Music: It’s a pretty common tale in post-industrial America: Commercial and manufacturing buildings sprout up, business moves elsewhere, buildings go vacant and... By Matt Stieb 7/30/2014
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Savage Love

Savage Love

Arts & Culture: I am wondering when the best time is to mention being in an open relationship to new girls. I’m a 27-year-old straight guy who’s been in an open... By Dan Savage 7/30/2014
‘The Hundred-Year House’ Tells a Ghost Story in Reverse

‘The Hundred-Year House’ Tells a Ghost Story in Reverse

Arts & Culture: Rebecca Makkai’s new novel begins, “For a ghost story, the tale of Violet Saville Devohr was vague and underwhelming.” By Leigh Baldwin 7/30/2014
Shatner, the Internet and Reverse Engineering

Shatner, the Internet and Reverse Engineering

Arts & Culture: William Shatner seems to need no introduction, but you’d be surprised how many irons the Star Trek star has in the fire. Aside from his one-man show... By Callie Enlow 7/30/2014
Comic Artist Brett Booth Talks Diversity In Comic Books

Comic Artist Brett Booth Talks Diversity In Comic Books

Arts & Culture: With announcements that the new Thor is a woman and the new Captain America will be black, the comic book industry is undergoing historic... By Marshall Naylor 7/30/2014
Profiles in Cosplay from Ivy Doomkitty to Dog Groomers

Profiles in Cosplay from Ivy Doomkitty to Dog Groomers

Arts & Culture: Wizard World Comic Con graces San Antonio for the first time ever. The traveling pop-culture mega fest brings together comic book... By Kyla Mora 7/30/2014
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Richard Linklater on \'Boyhood,\' a Film Literally 12 Years in the Making

Richard Linklater on 'Boyhood,' a Film Literally 12 Years in the Making

Screens: While most people would call writer/director Richard Linklater’s new independent movie 'Boyhood' one of the film industry’s most ambitious projects... By Kiko Martínez 7/30/2014
Gabriel Iglesias’ ‘The Fluffy Movie’ Bids Aloha to the Famous Nickname

Gabriel Iglesias’ ‘The Fluffy Movie’ Bids Aloha to the Famous Nickname

Screens: Although his nickname “Fluffy” has defined him for years, stand-up comedian Gabriel Iglesias isn’t worried about losing... By Kiko Martínez 7/23/2014
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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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