Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Bexar County Designates October 12 as Indigenous Peoples Day

Posted By on Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 11:09 AM

The Bexar County Commissioners Court passed a resolution Tuesday morning declaring October 12 as Indigenous Peoples Day. This is, of course, the day that Christopher Columbus arrived in the Western Hemisphere in 1492 — setting off a chain of events that would devastate Native Americans in the New World....

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Visit The People's Nite Market for National Night Out

Posted By on Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 10:55 AM

Downtown Tuesday and National Night Out, when you're supposed to get out and meet thy neighbor, are back tonight, and with it is the halfway mark for The People's Nite Market's tenure at La Villita (418 Villita St.).  Created by Jovanna Lopez, marketing manager for O'liva Healthy Local Cuisine...

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HB2 Increasing Wait Times for Women Seeking Abortion Services

Posted By on Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 8:06 AM

House Bill 2 has had a dramatic effect on abortion facilities in Texas, with facilities providing abortion care dropping from 41 to 18. The Texas Policy Evaluation Project has been monitoring facilities that do offer the service, and found that wait times for abortion appointments vary across the state,...

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Shaquille O'Neal to Be Inducted Into San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame

Posted By on Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 7:16 AM

Before earning four NBA rings, becoming the association's most dominant big man and dropping hip-hop classics like Shaq Fu: Da Return, Shaquille O'Neal was a beanpole basketball star at Robert G. Cole High School. Now, O'Neal will be inducted into the 2016 class of the San Antonio Sports Hall of...

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Monday, October 5, 2015

Potbelly Sandwich Shop Opens First Location In The Rim

Posted By on Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 7:09 PM

Potbelly Sandwich Shop has opened its first location (17711 IH 10 West., Ste 107) at The Rim last week. Their menu offers a variety of sandwiches, soups and salads. For the sandwiches, you're able pick your type of bread, what size and what you'd like inside those toasty buns....

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Sando Taste Test: Whataburger's New Buffalo Ranch Chicken Strip Sandwich

Posted By on Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 5:31 PM

Whataburger released a new sandwich this past week, and it's a mouthful. Billed as the Buffalo Ranch Chicken Strip Sandwich, the new sando "is layered with three crispy, all-white meat chicken strips, two slices of Monterey Jack cheese, creamy buttermilk ranch and topped off with Whataburger’'s own Buffalo Sauce,  all...

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5 Shows to See This Week

Posted By on Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 4:20 PM

Monday, October 5 Soli Chamber Ensemble: Texas Roadshow The Soli Chamber Ensemble begins its 2015-2016 season with the world premiere of Carl Schimmel's Roadshow for Thora, a work inspired by the oddities on the PBS series Antique Roadshow. $25, 7:30pm, Tobin Center for the Performing Arts , 100 Auditorium...

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Search for SAPD Chief McManus' Replacement Cost San Antonio Less than $7,000

Posted By on Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 3:44 PM

The City of San Antonio spent almost $7,000 to find a replacement for Police Chief William McManus before he returned to his former position, according to records obtained by the San Antonio Current. City officials did not hire an outside consultant to help with the search, which was conducted...

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Should the City Pay the Spurs $140,000 to Promote Recycling?

Posted By on Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 3:18 PM

The San Antonio Solid Waste Management Department wants a repeat of its most successful television campaign: an advertising deal with the Spurs. Last year, SWMD launched the partnership with the Spurs to create more awareness about the city's recycling initiatives. On Thursday, San Antonio City Council will vote on...

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Viva Villa Taqueria Sets October Opening Date

Posted By on Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 3:17 PM

The Cortez Family, responsible for Mi Tierra Cafe & Bakery and La Margarita, is adding a fourth eatery to the mix this October. Under the direction of chef Cariño Cortez, Viva Villa Taqueria will be the first quick-service restaurant by the group. The space at 905 Dolorosa St. is...

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