Monday, December 29, 2014

5 Things To Do on New Year's Eve

Posted By on Mon, Dec 29, 2014 at 8:00 AM

Wednesday, December 31 Celebrate San Antonio Get your party hats out and your zany glasses on—it’s time to count down to 2015 at Celebrate San Antonio. With barrels of fried food, carnival games, rides and a Valero Fireworks Extravaganza, this all-ages celebration has something for everyone. The night also...

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Sunday, December 28, 2014

The Top Ten Blog Posts of 2014

Posted By on Sun, Dec 28, 2014 at 3:04 PM

Judging by our most popular blog posts of 2014, SA loves fast food and the San Antonio Spurs. Our readers also really hate Yolanda Saldivar. 10. Fiesta Texas Unveils New Batman Roller Coaster The San Antonio theme park announced an insane-looking roller coaster. [image-10] 9. Timmy D Hits Chick-fil-A Even...

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10 Great Songs From San Antonio Bands in 2014

Posted By on Sun, Dec 28, 2014 at 11:38 AM

Like most years, 2014 saw the release of a ton of great music from San Antonio. We are blessed to live in a city with rich and incredibly diverse threads of musical thought and feeling. Here are the ten songs that, for me, seemed the most interesting and the...

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Julián Castro Announces Birth of Second Child

Posted By on Sun, Dec 28, 2014 at 10:59 AM

Secretary Julián Castro and his wife Erica announced the birth of their son Cristian Julián Castro last night on Twitter. The former San Antonio mayor posted a photo of the newborn on the social media outlet.  The baby boy was born at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington D.C. yesterday at 11:16...

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Saturday, December 27, 2014

Can You Guess What Texas Sucks at the Most?

Posted By on Sat, Dec 27, 2014 at 1:38 PM

Texas is awesome at a number of things: organizing armed militias, extracting fossil fuels from the ground, burning meat on a grill. But, hard as it is to admit, this great state of ours isn't perfect. There are, in fact, certain areas where Texas frankly sucks, namely graduating high...

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New Year Ushers in Amended Distracted Driving Ordinance

Posted By on Sat, Dec 27, 2014 at 9:25 AM

In early November, San Antonio City Council amended the Alamo City's distracted driving ordinance to include talking on the cellphone. Come January 1, motorists battling San Antonio's traffic congestion and zipping through backroads to avoid traffic jams, will have to put the cellphone down. However, the San Antonio Police...

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Thursday, December 25, 2014

10 Things You Have to Do This Weekend

Posted By on Thu, Dec 25, 2014 at 12:07 PM

Thu 12/25 Spurs vs. Thunder Perhaps the second most enjoyable moment of last year’s championship run came in the Conference Finals when the Spurs finally vanquished the relentless Oklahoma City Thunder. After splitting the first four games, it was Cory Joseph’s emphatic dunk on Serge Ibaka in their last...

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Wednesday, December 24, 2014

13 Songs to Put on Your Feliz Navidad Playlist

Posted By on Wed, Dec 24, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Bust out the buñuelos, tamales y regalos, porque es Navidad y Pancho Claus is on his way. Here's a caliente playlist to keep things hoppin' on Christmas.  Guster, "¿Dónde Está Santa Claus?" Guster, perhaps best known as college rock favorite from the late 90's/early 2000's, play fantastic covers. (Their...

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The Most Annoying Song of the Year Gets the Spurs Treatment

Posted By on Wed, Dec 24, 2014 at 12:44 PM

Maybe it's because we actively avoid Meghan Trainor's "All About That Bass" if and when we have an opportunity to hear it (unless we're making a Hanukkah playlist), but we didn't know the most annoying song of the year now has a San Antonio Spurs remix.  San Antonio pop...

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Senate Approves Texas' First Openly Gay Federal Judge

Posted By on Wed, Dec 24, 2014 at 10:49 AM

Last night, the U.S. Senate confirmed three Texas lifetime judicial appointments, and in doing so, confirmed the state's first openly gay federal judge. U.S. Attorney Robert Pittman was confirmed alongside Robert Schroeder III, who is a lawyer in Texarkana, and Judge Amos Mazzant III, a magistrate in Sherman. Pittman...

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