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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
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
New Sensation: SA’s Austin Mahone and teen pop superstardom

New Sensation: SA’s Austin Mahone and teen pop superstardom

Music: Like the bulk of Austin Mahone’s Instagram account, this one’s a selfie. In a white tank top, hair coifed up real big, Mahone arranges... By Matt Stieb 7/22/2014
Chris Perez, husband of slain Tejana icon Selena, tells of romance, suffering

Chris Perez, husband of slain Tejana icon Selena, tells of romance, suffering

Arts & Culture: In one of the final chapters of his book To Selena, With Love (out March 6), Selena's widower Chris Perez mentions that Abraham Quintanilla, his former father-in-law, once... By Enrique Lopetegui 3/7/2012
7 Public Art Projects Worth Searching For

7 Public Art Projects Worth Searching For

Arts & Culture: You’re likely familiar with the high-profile works of public art on view around downtown San Antonio: the gigantic, red swoop of... By Sarah Fisch 7/23/2014
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Groveling For a Grocer

Groveling For a Grocer

City Guide 2013: Downtown San Antonio has an ever-expanding roster of eat spots – from food trucks to high dining – to choose from, but good luck finding somewhere to stock up... 2/28/2013
Wonder Twins

Wonder Twins

City Guide 2013: Julián Castro quickly rocketed past the heights of political celebrity Henry Cisneros, San Antonio's once best-known mayor, reached in the 1980s. 2/28/2013
VIA Buses

VIA Buses

City Guide 2013: A public transit system that is extensive and useful, and extensively used, has long been one of the hallmarks of a thriving metropolis. For over 30 years... 2/28/2013
Cycling San Anto

Cycling San Anto

City Guide 2013: You'll finish sweatier, dirtier and smell like the receiving end of a VIA bus tailpipe. But biking is, and will remain, the best way to move in and around... 2/28/2013
Walk the City Creeks

Walk the City Creeks

City Guide 2013: Sure, you know the River Walk, and may have explored the Mission Reach that strikes south from the Blue Star Complex towards the green land surrounding... 2/28/2013
Santikos Bijou

Santikos Bijou

City Guide 2013: Once dubbed "Ramboville" by movie distributors who assume that its taste in movies is not subtle, San Antonio boasts many state-of-the-art facilities for viewing... 2/28/2013
Museums

Museums

City Guide 2013: A city without museums is hardly a town, and though San Antonio prides itself on retaining a small-town feel, our museums are known internationally — as... 2/28/2013
Live Music

Live Music

City Guide 2013: With national and regional talent taking increasing notice, and local heroes making the big time, it will soon be impossible for even the staunchest... 2/28/2013
Walley Films rolls camera, takes action, and visits Tía Chuck

Walley Films rolls camera, takes action, and visits Tía Chuck

City Guide 2013: Meet Mark and Angela Walley, the dynamic dyad of arts advocates and documentarians professionally known as Walley Films. After studying film at Northwest Vista... 2/28/2013
On Stage

On Stage

City Guide 2013: Community theater in SA has roots a century long. Here is our short list of favorite venues, specializing in repertory theater, new works, and... 2/28/2013
Rackspace

Rackspace

City Guide 2013: San Antonio was recently ranked #3 on Forbes' list of New Tech Hot Spots. One of the main companies leading the advance is Rackspace Hosting... 2/28/2013
Green Dreams

Green Dreams

City Guide 2013: When we first met Brandon McKelvey two years ago, his food truck was still in construction. "I'm going to put solar panels on this puppy someday... 2/28/2013
Rackspace

Rackspace

City Guide 2013: San Antonio was recently ranked #3 on Forbes' list of New Tech Hot Spots. One of the main companies leading the advance is Rackspace Hosting... 2/28/2013
Early Art School

Early Art School

City Guide 2013: If you want to be an artist, don't wait till college to make your move. Young eyes (and minds) have the best shot at attaining this life/work goal. 2/28/2013
DIY

DIY

City Guide 2013: There comes a time, for some people, when working for a company just doesn't make sense anymore — unless it's their own. But the typical business strategy of... 2/28/2013
Flea Markets

Flea Markets

City Guide 2013: Here in San Antonio we have fine flea markets, influenced heavily by the vast indoor/outdoor mercados of Mexico. Looking to get a sonogram and a haircut... 2/28/2013
Thrift Shops

Thrift Shops

City Guide 2013: Whether it be your deep-seeded need for a unique piece for your home or your newfound love for Macklemore that brings you there, thrift shops are the... 2/28/2013
The Cook's Tale

The Cook's Tale

City Guide 2013: Stefan Bowers, Feast Stefan Bowers, the driving food force behind Southtown's Feast, grew up in Berkeley and spent time in the Navy as a rescue swimmer, and then served... 2/28/2013
Southtown

Southtown

City Guide 2013: Bliss Serving up American cuisine, Mark Bliss' menu rotates, based on availability of seasonal ingredients. Menu staples include the Australian... By Lauren Silva 2/28/2013
Pearl

Pearl

City Guide 2013: Anchored by the campus of the Culinary Institute of America, the Pearl is poised to become the city's most concentrated dining destination; quality taken into... 2/28/2013
Eat Local

Eat Local

City Guide 2013: Farmers markets offer an abundance of delights such as charcuterie, fermented foods, salsa plump tomatoes, and select seasonal fruit, and it is a good place... 2/28/2013
Taco Town

Taco Town

City Guide 2013: Tacos for breakfast, tacos for lunch, tacos all the time! SA is awash with taco joints — many are quite good, and most of us have faves. Here are four that continue to amaze with homey goodness. Henry's Puffy Tacos Henry's Puffy Tacos has been a family aff 2/28/2013
Pit Stops

Pit Stops

City Guide 2013: Texas is a national contender for BBQ king, with the pits in the Hill Country strong advocates of tradition. But in SA, the trend is towards chef's... 2/28/2013
Vegetarian

Vegetarian

City Guide 2013: A list of vegetarian and "veggie-friendly" establishments that will help tender eaters survive in Meat City. 2/28/2013
Michelada Madness

Michelada Madness

City Guide 2013: The michelada, or 'mixed chela' (chela meaning beer in Spanish), is a type of cerveza preparada that includes varied combinations of lime, beer, tomato juice... 2/28/2013
Cocktails

Cocktails

City Guide 2013: Cocktail culture hit SA with an obsession the last year, with crews of young mixologists (yes it really is a word — from the early 1900s) in eager... 2/28/2013
Microbreweries

Microbreweries

City Guide 2013: BRANCHLINE BREWING CO. Branchline Brewing Co. officially opened and started selling beers on the market in early February. A snazzy tasting room is... 2/28/2013
Brewpub Guide

Brewpub Guide

City Guide 2013: Even if you're not a beer aficionado, there's something about drinking a well-crafted brew and a meal only steps away from both were made. In the last... 2/28/2013
Sports Bars

Sports Bars

City Guide 2013: Whether you're looking for a place to watch the game or just a place to meet with friends, San Antonio has much to offer in the way of sports bars. The key... 2/28/2013
Dance Clubs

Dance Clubs

City Guide 2013: When the sun goes down and you're achin' to strap on your dancin' shoes, there's only one thing that can be done: find a spot out on the nearest dance floor... 2/28/2013
Ice Houses

Ice Houses

City Guide 2013: The Texas ice house is a steadily disappearing landmark. Once dotting the street corners of San Antonio, much like Starbucks does today, they provided... 2/28/2013
Wine

Wine

City Guide 2013: Texas is beer country, but even before the cocktail scene exploded, wine bars were offering an alternative, providing us with a less-rowdy atmosphere to participate in the cult of Bacchus. Here are our steady favorites. 2/28/2013
Fab Finds

Fab Finds

City Guide 2013: Desperately seeking a Kabbalah from 1874? Can't sleep without an 'N Sync pillow? For treasure, oddities, and other things you never knew you needed,... By Bryan Rindfuss 2/28/2013
Dos Carolinas

Dos Carolinas

City Guide 2013: The origin of the guayabera is debatable, but its name likely refers to the Cuban farmers along the Yayabo River who used the shirt's lower pockets to store... 2/28/2013