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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
Best Happy Hour

Best Happy Hour

Best of SA 2013: 4/24/2013
Does Taco House Make San Antonio\'s Best Puffy Taco?

Does Taco House Make San Antonio's Best Puffy Taco?

Food & Drink: “Doble Cero! Doble Cero!” Having received a receipt ending in two zeros, that was one of the possible responses. But having earlier watched... By Ron Bechtol 6/5/2013
Barbecue events and Oktoberfest on the horizon

Barbecue events and Oktoberfest on the horizon

Food & Drink: Fall means football, barbecue and brews of all sorts. Let’s get started with a reminder that general admission tickets are still available for... By Jessica Elizarraras 9/10/2014
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September 16, 2014

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The roster of celebrities attending this year's Alamo City Comic Con just keeps on getting bigger. (read more)


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This past weekend, hundreds headed out to the Texas Hill Country for the 5th annual UTOPiAfest, a three-day camping and music festival at the 1,000 acre Four Sisters Ranch near Garner State Park (read more)


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Glitter Political: Would-be Judge Edna Elizondo’s all-American story

Glitter Political: Would-be Judge Edna Elizondo’s all-American story

News: When she’s recalling her childhood as the daughter of migrant workers or displaying her legal and bilingual prowess with palabras de... By Jade Esteban Estrada 9/10/2014
SA’s Payday Lending Ordinance Still Short on Change

SA’s Payday Lending Ordinance Still Short on Change

News: This month marks two years since San Antonio passed its payday and auto-title lending ordinance. While elected officials and... By Alexa Garcia-Ditta 9/10/2014
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Olmos Park’s Latest Cocktail Bar

Olmos Park’s Latest Cocktail Bar

Food & Drink: Sure, there are plenty of ways to get your drink on around Olmos Park. Grab a brew at Bharmacy, a mixed drink or two at the... By Jessica Elizarraras 9/10/2014
Deco Café Adds Necessities With Little Frills

Deco Café Adds Necessities With Little Frills

Food & Drink: There are two things you can count on when visiting quintessential mom and pop shops: comfort eats and hospitality. As Deco Café... By Jessica Elizarraras 9/10/2014
Cocktail Know-how: A brief history of the Manhattan

Cocktail Know-how: A brief history of the Manhattan

Food & Drink: A great cocktail is transcendent. It is a timeless testament to its creator and a benchmark with which all alcoholic beverages can be judged. Each month... By Dustin Dooling 9/10/2014
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Is Wu-Tang’s GZA a Genuine Genius?

Is Wu-Tang’s GZA a Genuine Genius?

Music: As any Kanye interview from the past few years can attest, rappers calling themselves geniuses aren’t a unique breed. However, only one emcee... By J.D. Swerzenski 9/10/2014
The Styles of Squeeze: a guide to the International Accordion Festival

The Styles of Squeeze: a guide to the International Accordion Festival

Music: Ah, the homegrown heroes. Emerging from South Texas, tejano and conjunto often get jumbled into the same category, so we’ll break them down first... By Matt Stieb 9/10/2014
Squeezebox City: the 13th International Accordion Festival

Squeezebox City: the 13th International Accordion Festival

Music: On its own merit, the accordion is a curious combination of sound creation: the platypus, the Frankenstein monster of musical instruments. On its right... By Matt Stieb 9/10/2014
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Savage Love: Quick and Dirty

Savage Love: Quick and Dirty

Arts & Culture: I am a man who tends to ejaculate prematurely. Not all the time—but at least 50 percent of the time, I’m good for two to three... By Dan Savage 9/10/2014
AtticRep Revives ‘God of Carnage’ for Tobin Debut

AtticRep Revives ‘God of Carnage’ for Tobin Debut

Arts & Culture: Though Utah was never a cradle of Dixieland, bebop or swing, it calls its basketball team the Jazz. The franchise retained its name after moving... By Steven G. Kellman 9/10/2014
McNay’s Latest Features Instagram-ready Works, Minus the Filters

McNay’s Latest Features Instagram-ready Works, Minus the Filters

Arts & Culture: Great selfies, pretty food, cute animals, beach scenes, landscapes and party pics can all be found in “Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of... By Dan R. Goddard 9/10/2014
Free Will Astrology

Free Will Astrology

Astrology: ARIES (March 21-April 19): In the 2000 film Cast Away, Tom Hanks plays an American FedEx executive who is stranded alone on a remote Pacific island... By Rob Brezsny 9/10/2014
Fotoseptiembre Pic(k)s: 5 shows not to miss at this year’s fest

Fotoseptiembre Pic(k)s: 5 shows not to miss at this year’s fest

Arts & Culture: These are the dog days, you guys. The post-Spurs, pre-football, 90 degrees at 10 p.m., sweat-stained, mosquito-bitten, grouchy summer doldrums. I think... By Sarah Fisch 9/3/2014
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‘The One I Love’ an Intriguing Dark Rom-com Before it Jumps off the Rails

‘The One I Love’ an Intriguing Dark Rom-com Before it Jumps off the Rails

Screens: “What’s the safest way to talk about this without spoiling the movie?” actor Mark Duplass (Your Sister’s Sister) asks himself when an... By Kiko Martínez 9/10/2014
‘The Trip to Italy’ Charts a Comedic Journey on the Amalfi Coast

‘The Trip to Italy’ Charts a Comedic Journey on the Amalfi Coast

Screens: If you weren’t lucky enough to see the 2010 film The Trip (as I was not, but will soon be remedying), starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, here are a... By David Riedel 9/3/2014
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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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