Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Brick is Hosting a Star Wars Party Tonight, and They're Screening the Worst One!

Posted By on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 3:58 PM

Bust out your Jedi robes, and make your way down to Brick at Blue Star at 9 p.m. Tonight they’ll be hosting a Star Wars Party where they’ll be screening everyone’s favorite, Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones or the introduction of CGI Yoda, on a 30 foot...

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San Antonio Raceway Is Hosting a Paul Walker Memorial Rally This Weekend

Posted By on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 3:41 PM

SPONSORED The San Antonio Raceway's Paul Walker Memorial Rally and SACM Race is one of the largest car rallies around in memory of Paul Walker. This event is fun for all ages, so invite your friends and family. There will be a car show, sound off competition, burn out...

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Free Afro-Uruguayan Drum Show This Sunday

Posted By on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 3:06 PM

You are invited to witness the syncopated groovi-tude, which is groove with an attitude, obviously, of Afro-Uruguayan drum group Candombe Houston as they rattle downtown San Antonio this Sunday. Candombe is an Uruguayan dance and music that originated amongst the African slave population of Uruguay. One elementary rhythmic principle...

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Three Thanksgiving Cheat Sheets That Could Save Your Turkey Day

Posted By on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 1:24 PM

Let me save you the trouble by just telling you that you need to bookmark this blogpost right this second. No matter where you are in the Thanksgiving-dinner-planning thought process, the freaking brilliant Turkey Day hacks on these three sites will help. And if not, there's still Publix's $44.99 turkey...

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Rapper Killer Mike Gives Stump Speech for Bernie Sanders

Posted By on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 1:19 PM

Killer Mike, who made his mark on mainstream hip-hop on Outkast's 2000 LP Stankonia, specifically "Snappin and Trappin," and on the so fresh, so clean Grammy-winning track "The Whole World," recently gave an introductory speech for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in Atlanta. In 2008 Mike signed to T.I.'s Grand...

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4 Dead in Helicopter Crash at Ft. Hood

Posted By on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 7:51 AM

The military is trying to figure out what happened "sometime" after 5:49 p.m. Monday when a UH-60 helicopter crashed, killing all four crew members. Media officials said this morning in a statement that the deceased won't be identified until 24 hours after next of kin notification. Here's the full...

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Monday, November 23, 2015

Blessed Lion Cubs Christened By Tony Parker

Posted By on Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 8:37 PM

Update: Tuesday, November 24, 11:09 a.m. The Tony Parker sacred lion cub naming ceremony/press conference is over. Parker named the cubs TP, Axelle and Josh, after himself, his wife and their son respectively. Now that they are all family, he spent some intimate time with the Parker pride inside their...

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SeaWorld San Antonio to Make Aquatica a Standalone Park and Offer Swimming With Dolphins at New Discovery Point Park

Posted By on Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 5:46 PM

Weeks after company executives announced a drop in attendance at SeaWorld San Antonio during the third quarter, SeaWorld Entertainment is moving forward with plans to separate admission for its Aquatica water park from its SeaWorld marine park. Beginning in March, you'll be able to buy a ticket to Aquatica for...

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Gov. Greg Abbott Says Multipurpose Municipal Buildings Can't Ban Concealed Handguns

Posted By on Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 3:31 PM

The Austin Community Impact Newspaper is reporting that multipurpose government buildings cannot prohibit the concealed carry of handguns. From the report: However, the memo from the governor’s office addresses “some confusion” caused by state law language. Licensed concealed handgun carriers can only be barred from portions of public buildings where...

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First Untapped Fest Pleases Boozy Crowds

Posted By on Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 3:23 PM

I understand that there are big plans to make the old Lone Star Brewery into a hub of commerce — a la The Pearl, but hopefully with a little of the Southside's spirit —but for now, the space has this charming post-apocalyptic vibe. While the buildings retain a bombed-out, badlands...

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