Thursday, October 30, 2014

Phil Collins' Alamo Artifacts Have Arrived

Posted By on Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 7:44 PM

On Tuesday of this week, British pop-rock icon Phil Collins gifted a massive chunk of his lifelong collection of Alamo relicts and rarities—the largest collection of its kind to be amassed by a private collector—back to the site the fateful battle. Currently housed in the Gallagher House on E....

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New Tiki Bar Heads to Southtown

Posted By on Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 4:20 PM

Get those coconut shells ready, y'all. The owner of Tapa Tapa Truck, Rudolfo Martinez is teaming up with Esquire Tavern bartender Roy Guerrero to open Concrete Jungle at 1628 S. Presa. The bar, opened by these longtime friends, will focus on Caribbean tiki drinks with a strong focus on...

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City Council Approves $3.4 Billion Water Deal

Posted By on Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 2:15 PM

The San Antonio City Council unanimously approved a contract Thursday between San Antonio Water System and the Vista Ridge Consortium to pump in water from Burleson County. The Vista Ridge Consortium is comprised of the Spanish-based company Abengoa and Austin-based Blue Water. Here's how this is supposedly going to...

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Can You Guess What Halloween Candy is Most Popular in Texas?

Posted By on Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 12:22 PM

Wondering what the majority of your neighbors will be handing out to trick-or-treaters tomorrow night? Don’t worry—no matter where you live, most of your neighbors won’t be giving out razor blade apples or marijuana edibles or anything sinister like that (not according to Google, at least). By checking out...

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10 Día de los Muertos Events to Attend this Weekend

Posted By on Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 11:48 AM

Día de los Muertos is a time to come together with your family, and to pay respects to your departed loved ones by creating elaborate altars with which to honor them. On these altars, we leave goodies to be enjoyed by the spirits of our loved ones from the...

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First Course: Fashion Week SA Kickoff and Halloween Parties

Posted By on Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 11:33 AM

Get your masks and face paint ready, because Fashion Week SA is here and their Fashion Week SA Kickoff Party is happening Saturday, Nov 1 at 8 p.m. in The Tobin Center (100 Auditorium). This red carpet event will be a night of fashionable cocktail attire, beats by DJ Jarvis,...

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'The Daily Show' in Texas: Mex Tex and Ellar Coltrane

Posted By on Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 11:24 AM

"Latinos are worst than Korean and Chinese. That's a fact."  So says a segment from last night's episode of The Daily Show, which is broadcasting a series of Texas-focused episodes this week. The episode focused on so-called illegal immigration, and Al Madrigal, took to the streets dressed like...

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10 Things You Have to Do This Weekend

Posted By on Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 11:08 AM

Thu 10/30 8th Annual Hallows’ Eve Tribute Show The whole ‘Halloween is a time to be someone else’ notion really takes off in this annual show at The Ten Eleven. Featuring members of all kinds of local acts, the festive event will showcase five tribute bands, taking on the...

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

10 Awesome Last-Minute Pumpkin Ideas

Posted By on Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 6:24 PM

Can you believe it’s already time for Halloween? Neither can I. I feel like there are too many weird pumpkins (and boring ones, too) out there that people do every year. So here are a few nifty, last-minute ideas that can really set your pumpkin apart from the rest. 1. Melted Crayon...

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Former White Rabbit Promoter Sues Venue

Posted By on Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 5:21 PM

A former promoter for the White Rabbit is asking a Bexar County court to file a temporary injunction barring the sale of the music venue in a lawsuit filed on October 18. Jennifer Holt filed the lawsuit against White Rabbit owners Rhonda Moore and Richard Sciaraffa, along with Rhonda...

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