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Modern Roots at the First Moonamp Music Festival

Modern Roots at the First Moonamp Music Festival

Music: This Saturday at the Sunken Garden Theater, you can usher in the fall feels with a rousing round of roots rock, alt-country and Americana-leaning performances... By James Courtney 9/24/2014
Carmens Launches Kickstarter as Brooklynite Rakes in Votes

Carmens Launches Kickstarter as Brooklynite Rakes in Votes

Food & Drink: If you’ve been missing Carmens de la Calle since it closed its doors at 720 E Mistletoe early this year, then you can help speed the reopening process... By Jessica Elizarraras 9/24/2014
Sheets of Sound: Santana at the Tobin

Sheets of Sound: Santana at the Tobin

Music: A self-serving guitar solo is the near equivalent of musical masturbation, requested only by that drunk guy at the bar who also asked three times... By Alejandra Ramirez 9/24/2014
Value Vino: Giving Cru Beau some love

Value Vino: Giving Cru Beau some love

Food & Drink: First, a warning: Beware the ides of…November. No, not March. In the Roman calendar, the ides marked the approximate middle of any month, and as... By Ron Bechtol 9/24/2014
Alamo City Comic Con Elevated by Mainstream Acceptance of Geekdom

Alamo City Comic Con Elevated by Mainstream Acceptance of Geekdom

Arts & Culture: Credit the horde of Marvel blockbusters that have hit the theaters in recent years or the fostering of online communities amongst fanboys and girls to the... By Kiko Martínez 9/24/2014
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SAPD Didn’t Get Guns from Military Surplus Program

SAPD Didn’t Get Guns from Military Surplus Program

News: After a white police officer shot an unarmed black man in a small St. Louis suburb, a national conversation about race rocketed into a national... By Mark Reagan 9/24/2014
Panhandling Proposal Lacks Supporters, and Logic

Panhandling Proposal Lacks Supporters, and Logic

News: Support is dwindling for San Antonio Police Chief William McManus’ proposal to ticket those of us who want to give change or food to a homeless person... By Alexa Garcia-Ditta 9/24/2014
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Value Vino: Giving Cru Beau some love

Value Vino: Giving Cru Beau some love

Food & Drink: First, a warning: Beware the ides of…November. No, not March. In the Roman calendar, the ides marked the approximate middle of any month, and as... By Ron Bechtol 9/24/2014
Carmens Launches Kickstarter as Brooklynite Rakes in Votes

Carmens Launches Kickstarter as Brooklynite Rakes in Votes

Food & Drink: If you’ve been missing Carmens de la Calle since it closed its doors at 720 E Mistletoe early this year, then you can help speed the reopening process... By Jessica Elizarraras 9/24/2014
Va Bene Pizzeria Napoletana: Luciano’s OK take on Italian dining

Va Bene Pizzeria Napoletana: Luciano’s OK take on Italian dining

Food & Drink: For better or worse, Luciano—er excuse me, Va Bene Pizzeria Napoletana since this summer—is a shopping mall eatery. Opened by the same folks behind the... By Jessica Elizarraras 9/24/2014
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Modern Roots at the First Moonamp Music Festival

Modern Roots at the First Moonamp Music Festival

Music: This Saturday at the Sunken Garden Theater, you can usher in the fall feels with a rousing round of roots rock, alt-country and Americana-leaning performances... By James Courtney 9/24/2014
Sheets of Sound: Santana at the Tobin

Sheets of Sound: Santana at the Tobin

Music: A self-serving guitar solo is the near equivalent of musical masturbation, requested only by that drunk guy at the bar who also asked three times... By Alejandra Ramirez 9/24/2014
The Bad Plus Continues to Evolve on ‘Inevitable Western’

The Bad Plus Continues to Evolve on ‘Inevitable Western’

Music: For over 14 years and 12 albums, pianist Ethan Iverson, bassist Reid Anderson and drummer Dave King have redefined the expectations of the jazz trio. Their... By Anthony Dean-Harris 9/24/2014
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Savage Love: Making a Move

Savage Love: Making a Move

Arts & Culture: I’m a 28-year-old pan-curious married guy from the Midwest about to move to San Francisco. I’ve been with my wife for 10 years... By Dan Savage 9/24/2014
Free Will Astrology

Free Will Astrology

Astrology: ARIES (March 21-April 19): It’s no secret. The wealthy one percent of the population has been getting progressively wealthier. Meanwhile, the... By Rob Brezsny 9/24/2014
Monarch Migration: King of Butterflies to Arrive in South Texas

Monarch Migration: King of Butterflies to Arrive in South Texas

Outdoor Issue 2014: From habitat loss to global warming to pollution, monarch butterflies face a host of threats that have negatively impacted the species... By Mark Reagan 9/24/2014
Don’t Be A Muggle, Geocache: A digitial twist on outdoor fun

Don’t Be A Muggle, Geocache: A digitial twist on outdoor fun

Outdoor Issue 2014: A little more than 14 years ago, on May 3, 2000, the first geocache was hidden in Beavercreek, Oregon. Now, all across the world, there are approximately... By Mark Reagan 9/24/2014
Day Trips: 10 Ways to have Fun Outside near San Antonio

Day Trips: 10 Ways to have Fun Outside near San Antonio

Outdoor Issue 2014: Who wouldn’t love to take a long trip to the Rocky Mountains or the Adirondacks, but let’s get real: not all of us have time (or the funds) to do that. And... By Mark Reagan 9/24/2014
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SNL’s Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig Get Dramatic in ‘The Skeleton Twins’

SNL’s Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig Get Dramatic in ‘The Skeleton Twins’

Screens: It’s been the year for finding tender drama in unexpected places. Obvious Child took chances by mixing broad comedy and the sensitive topic of abortion... By Cameron Meier 9/24/2014
Gay Marriage, Couch Surfing and Stellar Acting in ‘Love Is Strange’

Gay Marriage, Couch Surfing and Stellar Acting in ‘Love Is Strange’

Screens: We’ve all had that moment—or that series of moments—when members of our family drive us nuts. And there are two common tropes used to portray that... By David Riedel 9/24/2014
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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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