Thursday, August 27, 2015

That Time David S. Rubin's Cat Rode Out Hurricane Katrina

Posted By on Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 2:23 PM

The stories of those who survived Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans' subsequent levee failure are often tragic. However, no matter the level of human loss and destruction, there are stories of hope. David S. Rubin, formerly the contemporary art curator for the San Antonio Museum of Art, was in...

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Get Your Drinking Shoes On: The Brew Mile Is Coming To San Antonio

Posted By on Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 1:51 PM

Here’s a form of exercise I can support — the kind that’s interspersed with alcohol consumption. The Brew Mile, a mile-long race that requires participants to down a frosty brew at each quarter-mile, is coming to San Antonio. The race will take place at Wolff Stadium on Oct. 30,...

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Last Call For San Antonio Music Awards Voting

Posted By on Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 1:46 PM

From Best Accordionist to Best DIY Venue, over 15,000 ballots have been cast so far in the 2015 San Antonio Music Awards. With a year of such exciting growth and change, we're thrilled to see what you consider the top tier of San Antonio music. But hurry; there are...

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10 Things You Have To Do This Weekend

Posted By on Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 1:07 PM

Thu 8/27 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Fans of the scrumdiddlyumptious cult classic Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory can thank Madeline Stuart — an LA-based interior designer who, at 10, convinced her filmmaker father to adapt Roald Dahl’s 1964 masterpiece. Revered for his work on serious documentaries...

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The Monterey Is Closing This November

Posted By on Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 12:11 PM

I say this without irony or hyperbolic tone: It is a sad day for lovers of esoteric food. The Monterey (1127 S. St. Mary's St., 210-745-2581) is closing its doors this November on its fifth anniversary. The restaurant's closing is rational when it comes down to it. Co-owner Chad...

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7 Thoughts I Had While At Paramour's Soft Opening

Posted By on Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 11:03 AM

I don't want to give too much away before tonight's official opening of Paramour (102 9th St., Suite 400), Downtown's first rooftop bar. But here's a quick run-through of what went through my mind for the few hours I was there last night.  1. Wear dresses at your own...

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Who Wants A Free Helicopter Ride?

Posted By on Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 9:51 AM

Get ready to take flight while having the time of your life, dust off your gold chain and sneak away your mother's shoulder pads of the '80s. Boot Jack Bar is celebrating their three year anniversary with an 80's themed celebration in Bergheim, TX at 1 FM 3351 N.  just...

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Tacos N Tequila Is Hosting A Hatch Feast

Posted By on Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 9:35 AM

Tacos and Tequila (1915 Broadway at E. Josephine St., 210-314-8226) is giving us insight on recipes that keep their costumers' mouths full and kicking with spicy flavors.  It's not really a secret though that TNT wants to add some fire under your rear. They've been importing chile peppers...

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

10 Shows To See This Weekend

Posted By on Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 4:37 PM

Thursday, August  27 Todd Rundgren Pennsylvania power-popper Todd Rundgren made his mark on the stage with tunes like “I Saw the Light” and “Bang the Drum All Day.” But his greatest achievements have occurred behind the mixing board, having produced Meat Loaf’s Bat Out of Hell and the New...

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Metal Cooking With Steve Is Our New Favorite Snapchatter

Posted By on Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 3:14 PM

I'm not entirely sure how I ended up Snapchat friends with cisteve (to be honest the app did take me a while to understand), but following the guy is one of the best things I've done in weeks. Steve Hammonds, 25, is a general manager at Big Hops Growler...

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