Thursday, March 26, 2015

After Year-Long Court Battle, Feast Will Stay Put

Posted By on Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 1:40 PM

Fans of Feast, Southtown's New American restaurant, should be glad to know that the eatery is staying put. After a year-long legal brouhaha (which was reported in the Express-News last September) between landlord Casey Lange of Santos Holdings and restaurateur Andrew Goodman over building improvements and whether Feast could re-sign...

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San Anto Throwback Thursday: Lung Overcoat's "Past Lives"

Posted By on Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 12:39 PM

The pathetic fallacy refers to the human desire to give weather or places meaning according to a current state of emotion. I.E. if you get laid and the birds are chirping, bees are buzzing and the taco truck is open. Or, for SA post-punkers Lung Overcoat, it's ascribing your gloom...

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10 Shows To See This Weekend

Posted By on Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 8:03 AM

Thursday, March 26 Freetail Piñata Protest Release Freetail Brewery celebrates the release of the Piñata Protest Red Wit beer with a performance by the self-described “mojado punks,” FEA, and the Bolzen Beer Band. Active since ’09, Piñata Protest released their best effort yet in 2013 with the El Valiente...

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Uber Doesn't Have To Jump Through Hoops In Windcrest

Posted By on Wed, Mar 25, 2015 at 6:39 PM

Known for Christmas lights, a 20 mph speed limit and Rackspace, the City of Windcrest just approved a measure paving the way for Uber to operate. Windcrest's City Council approved an interim operating agreement by a 5-0 vote Wednesday afternoon. The move comes just days before transportation network companies...

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The Yard Farmers And Ranchers Market Gets New Leadership After Racist Controversy

Posted By on Wed, Mar 25, 2015 at 5:14 PM

If you are a fan of fresh organic produce who also disapproves of racially charged (and, let's be honest, dated) insults, you'll be happy to know that The Yard Farmers and Ranchers Market has new leadership.  Sonny Naegelin of Naegelin Farms has taken over management duties from founders Heather Hunter...

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K23 Gallery Announces May Show with Chilean Psych Outfit Föllakzoid

Posted By on Wed, Mar 25, 2015 at 2:05 PM

To complement their April psych offerings, K23 Gallery announced a gig with Chilean quartet Föllakzoid on May 7. Up from Santiago on a summer (or winter) tour, the band combines flailing psych guitars with the strict rhythm section of krautrock. Where the German bands used the backbeat-loving Motorik rhythm to maintain...

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Cameron Redus Supporters To Rally At DA's Office

Posted By on Wed, Mar 25, 2015 at 12:44 PM

Supporters of a University of Incarnate Word student who was shot and killed by a police officer will rally in front of the Bexar County District Attorney's Office Thursday morning. They are protesting a grand jury decision not to indict former UIW police officer Christopher Carter.  Carter shot and...

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One Year Later: An Uber Marriage To SA Failed To Lyft Off

Posted By on Wed, Mar 25, 2015 at 9:06 AM

Well, it's been about a year and the relationship has already ended. San Antonio just couldn't make it work with the ride-share companies Uber and Lyft. The Alamo City did want to make it work, though. City Council amended its vehicle-for-hire ordinance for the companies in an effort to...

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

10 Suggestions For Ted Cruz's Campaign Slogan, According To Twitter

Posted By on Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 5:05 PM

Everyone's favorite Tea Party blowhard Ted Cruz announced his candidacy for president yesterday, and the internet reacted with pure mockery. In response to the news, people are having a field day  #TedCruzCampaignSlogans hashtag on Twitter. Cruz wouldn't be such an easy target if he wasn't a self-loathing Latino, a government-hating...

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Former UIW Police Officer Who Shot And Killed Cameron Redus Evades Indictment

Posted By on Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 5:00 PM

The Bexar County District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday afternoon that a former University of Incarnate Word police officer won't be indicted for shooting Robert Cameron Redus. Former UIW police officer Christopher Carter shot Redus five times in the parking lot of The Treehouse Apartments after a traffic stop. Carter...

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