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SAPD Issues Thousands of Tickets for Homelessness

SAPD Issues Thousands of Tickets for Homelessness

News: Data and records obtained by the Current show that between January 1, 2013, and early October of this year the San Antonio... By Alexa Garcia-Ditta and Elaine Wolff 10/22/2014
Alamo Ice House Brings Hill Country to Downtown

Alamo Ice House Brings Hill Country to Downtown

Food & Drink: There was a special kind of draw at Alamo Ice House on a recent Tuesday evening. A handful of weeks after opening its... By Jessica Elizarraras 10/22/2014
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
Easy Green: 10 quick ways to make money in college

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
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
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Statewide Showdowns: a closer look at the attorney general\'s office

Statewide Showdowns: a closer look at the attorney general's office

News: With intense media focus on Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott as he and rival gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis square off on the state’s... By Mark Reagan 10/22/2014
Voter Toolkit: Where To Vote And What To Bring

Voter Toolkit: Where To Vote And What To Bring

News: Early voting is underway for the November 4 election and a last-minute appeals-court ruling means Texas’ controversial... By Mark Reagan 10/22/2014
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Happy Hour Hound: Hits and misses at Market on Houston

Happy Hour Hound: Hits and misses at Market on Houston

Food & Drink: The redesign of the Sheraton Gunter this past April gave a bit of life to the hotel’s eatery. Now known as the Market on... By Jessica Elizarraras 10/22/2014
Alamo Ice House Brings Hill Country to Downtown

Alamo Ice House Brings Hill Country to Downtown

Food & Drink: There was a special kind of draw at Alamo Ice House on a recent Tuesday evening. A handful of weeks after opening its... By Jessica Elizarraras 10/22/2014
YAO Food Truck Delivers Asian Goods

YAO Food Truck Delivers Asian Goods

Food & Drink: There are two things to love about the YAO food truck. The first being the truck’s actual mobility as it hops along from lunch... By Jessica Elizarraras 10/22/2014
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The Otherworldly Appeal of Pure X’s ‘Angel’

The Otherworldly Appeal of Pure X’s ‘Angel’

Music: Before we treat the music of Pure X’s third LP Angel, let’s take a moment to appreciate the airbrushed brilliance of its album art. On a... By Matt Stieb 10/22/2014
The Infinite Blues of Woodstock Alums Canned Heat

The Infinite Blues of Woodstock Alums Canned Heat

Music: Thirty-two bands played the original Woodstock back in 1969. Of those 32, two are still at it today. And if you discount Santana on the grounds that he’s really more a guy than a band at this point, well, that just leaves Canned Heat. Half a century is a By J.D. Swerzenski 10/22/2014
Step Off: How Kacey Musgraves won Nashville

Step Off: How Kacey Musgraves won Nashville

Music: Though she was born in 1988 and released her first recordings at the age of 14, Texas native Kacey Musgraves has always... By James Courtney 10/22/2014
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SA Design Maven D’Ette Cole and the Topography of Junk

SA Design Maven D’Ette Cole and the Topography of Junk

Arts & Culture: D’Ette Cole has been an artist, interior designer, antiques dealer and even a pie. Simply put, she notices everything, and has built her career on... By Murphi Cook 10/22/2014
Failure Is Not an Option: George Lopez returns to SA

Failure Is Not an Option: George Lopez returns to SA

Arts & Culture: It is evident comedian George Lopez is still a little sensitive about the on-again, off-again relationship he’s had with television. Whatever the... By Kiko Martínez 10/22/2014
Free Will Astrology

Free Will Astrology

Astrology: ARIES (March 21-April 19): The driest place on the planet is the Atacama Desert in northern Chile. It gets about a half-inch of rain per year. And yet in 2011, archaeologists discovered that it’s also home to a site containing the fossilized skeletons of nu By Rob Brezsny 10/22/2014
Savage Love: Rings and Things

Savage Love: Rings and Things

Arts & Culture: I’m a twentysomething married trans guy in an openish marriage. In the online hunt for a guy to have some aboveboard, under-the-sheets fun with, I run into snags because I’m trans (I disclose on my profile) and because I’m married. I’m baby-stepping my way By Dan Savage 10/22/2014
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
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‘Walking the Camino’ Explores a Treacherous Trek Through Spain

‘Walking the Camino’ Explores a Treacherous Trek Through Spain

Screens: In the Middle Ages, pilgrims walked the 500-mile El Camino de Santiago de Compostela as a pilgrimage to the tomb of Apostle St. James. It was an... By Stephen James Ross 10/22/2014
The Home Vidiot: Monsters lurk in Halloween videos

The Home Vidiot: Monsters lurk in Halloween videos

Screens: Hello, movie lovers. It’s a rough job, but I watch one film a day in the search for the offbeat, the arty, the foreign, the alternative, the classic... By Michael Barrett 10/22/2014
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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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