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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
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
“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
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 highest... By Mark Reagan 7/30/2014
Temps wanted for new City Council spots

Temps wanted for new City Council spots

News: San Antonio’s city council will have two new members soon. The departure of District 7 Councilman Cris Medina to Fort Meade... By Mark Reagan 7/30/2014
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With all the talk of the streetcar and police and fire union negotiations, Interim Mayor Ivy Taylor has a lot on her hands. (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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Charc Week is a bit of a blur. I think we’ll definitely need two weeks if I’m to have more than two boards throughout the week…or maybe I’m a bit of a slacker. (read more)


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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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Temps wanted for new City Council spots

Temps wanted for new City Council spots

News: San Antonio’s city council will have two new members soon. The departure of District 7 Councilman Cris Medina to Fort Meade... By Mark Reagan 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 highest... 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
Flavor File: New café on West Side, fine wine at the Granary and zany gelato at Blue Star

Flavor File: New café on West Side, fine wine at the Granary and zany gelato at Blue Star

Food & Drink: Chow down Belle Epoque-style with a pop-up dinner from a new chef collective. John Russ of Lüke San Antonio is joining forces... By Jessica Elizarraras 7/30/2014
Truckin’ Tomato’s Mobile Farmers Market

Truckin’ Tomato’s Mobile Farmers Market

Food & Drink: Part farmers market and part food truck, Truckin’ Tomato is a mobile source for fresh, local produce and food products. Rolling around the Alamo City since... By Miriam Sitz 7/30/2014
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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
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 and... By Matt Stieb 7/30/2014
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Comic Artist Brett Booth Talks Diversity In Comic Books

Comic Artist Brett Booth Talks Diversity In Comic Books

Arts & Culture: With announcements that the new Thor is a woman and the new Captain America will be black, the comic book industry is undergoing historic... By Marshall Naylor 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: By Leigh Baldwin 7/30/2014
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 book... 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 the... 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 show... By Callie Enlow 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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