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\'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
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
Pub: Stay Golden Social House

Pub: Stay Golden Social House

Flavor 2014: Puro meets Pearl-adjacent at this laidback joint that packs a punch with seriously delicious cocktails... 7/29/2014
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... By Kyla Mora 7/30/2014
Chicken with a Cult Following at Pollos Asados

Chicken with a Cult Following at Pollos Asados

Food & Drink: It’s late on a Sunday morning, and the crowd that will soon fill Pollos Asados is just beginning to dribble in. Outside, the smoke from... By Ron Bechtol 7/30/2014
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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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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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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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With all the talk of the streetcar and police and fire union negotiations, Mayor Ivy Taylor has a lot on her hands. (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
The Mayoral Horserace Returns with a Bang

The Mayoral Horserace Returns with a Bang

News: With former District 2 Councilwoman Ivy Taylor selected as interim mayor, potential candidates are weighing whether to run for San Antonio’s... 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
Chicken with a Cult Following at Pollos Asados

Chicken with a Cult Following at Pollos Asados

Food & Drink: It’s late on a Sunday morning, and the crowd that will soon fill Pollos Asados is just beginning to dribble in. Outside, the smoke from... By Ron Bechtol 7/30/2014
Leave Politics at the Door at Second Angry Elephant Bar

Leave Politics at the Door at Second Angry Elephant Bar

Food & Drink: Tucked away in a corner of the Boardwalk shopping center (across from the Dominion) you’ll find a spot that always seems to be looking... By Tim Hennessey JR. 7/30/2014
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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... By Matt Stieb 7/30/2014
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
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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... By Kyla Mora 7/30/2014
‘The Walking Dead’’s Merle on His New Galaxy

‘The Walking Dead’’s Merle on His New Galaxy

Arts & Culture: If you have a pulse, you have certainly heard of AMC’s colossal hit TV series The Walking Dead. And if you’ve seen The Walking Dead, you know... By Kyla Mora 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... By Callie Enlow 7/30/2014
Savage Love: Taking Advantage

Savage Love: Taking Advantage

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
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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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