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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
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... By Mark Reagan 9/24/2014
Best Korean Restaurant

Best Korean Restaurant

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Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Best of SA 2013: 4/24/2013
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
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For one day and one day only, I was a creature of the night. I was offered the chance of a lifetime to go undercover as an actor at the 13th Floor Haunted House, and I jumped at the opportunity like a zombie eyeing fresh meat. (read more)


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Police body cameras in the Coastal Bend city of Aransas Pass helped heal strained relations between the public and the police department. (read more)


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James Mercer, The Shins’ lead man and one half of Broken Bells, has established himself as a defining music-maker for our times. (read more)


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Mayoral Horse Race

Mayoral Horse Race

News: During the September 18 city council meeting, before the $2.4 billion Fiscal Year 2015 budget was approved, Mayor Ivy Taylor received thunderous applause from... By Mark Reagan 9/24/2014
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
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(Dog)gone Drinkin’ at Bad Dogz Beer & Bites

(Dog)gone Drinkin’ at Bad Dogz Beer & Bites

Food & Drink: Bad Dogz Beer & Bites, located just inside Helotes, embraces its canine theme through and through. From meals served in dog... By Tim Hennessey Jr. 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... By Jessica Elizarraras 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
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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
A Guide to the 2014 San Antonio Music Awards Showcases

A Guide to the 2014 San Antonio Music Awards Showcases

Music: In preparation for the 2014 San Antonio Music Awards announced in next week’s issue, the Current and SATX Music have staged an ambitious and badass... By Matt Stieb 9/24/2014
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
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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... By Kiko Martínez 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... By Mark Reagan 9/24/2014
A Rookie’s Guide to Big Bend National Park

A Rookie’s Guide to Big Bend National Park

Outdoor Issue 2014: With a spectrum of stunning desert microclimates and a land area slightly larger than the state of Rhode Island, Big Bend can be a... By Matt Stieb 9/24/2014
Don’t Be A Muggle, Geocache: A digital twist on outdoor fun

Don’t Be A Muggle, Geocache: A digital 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
Linda Blair on Her Fans, the Brilliance of \'The Exorcist\'

Linda Blair on Her Fans, the Brilliance of 'The Exorcist'

Arts & Culture: It’s difficult not to think about Oscar-nominated actress Linda Blair and not visualize the demonic face of her 12-year-old character Regan MacNeil in... By Kiko Martínez 9/24/2014
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The Gong Shorts Annual Mini Film Fest Gets Educational

The Gong Shorts Annual Mini Film Fest Gets Educational

Screens: Though The Gong Show wasn’t claimed as a primary influence on SA’s Gong Shorts, the NBC program surely is an unruly ancestor of... By Matt Stieb 9/30/2014
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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