Support Local Journalism, Join the SA Current Press Club.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

It's a Taco Travesty! SA Taco Wall Painted Over By City Employees

Posted By on Thu, Dec 3, 2015 at 2:44 PM

click to enlarge Their bad. - CARLOS AGUIRRE
  • Carlos Aguirre
  • Their bad.

Who doesn't love tacos? Apparently city employees who were just doing their jobs.

The San Antonio taco wall, which was part of an Instagram charity campaign this week, was inadvertently painted over by city employees who mistook the street art for your run-of-the-mill taco graffiti. 



LUIS MUNOZ/INSTAGRAM
  • Luis Munoz/Instagram

The "I love you tacos so much" street art, which mimicked similar street art that used to grace Wahoo’s Fish Taco in Austin, was located across the street from Viva Tacoland.  It was being used as part of an Instagram charity campaign orchestrated by local director/producer Luis Munoz.

For every Instagram taken in front of the wall that was tagged with #ILoveTacos or #ILoveTacosSoMuch, a dollar would be donated to a children's charity. Munoz told the Current earlier this week that once he figured how much money would be raised — deadline was this Sunday — he would whether to donate it to a charity like Haven for Hope, Brighton of San Antonio or St. PJ's Children's Home. He also said donating the money to a family in need for the holidays was a possibility.

Munoz spoke with the city employees who painted over the wall this afternoon. They have apologized for the error. But for now, there's no more taco wall and no more taco selfies. But don't worry, the work will be redone. It's not like it's too difficult to spraypaint "I love tacos so much" on a wall anyway. 


Here's some shots that were taken before the painting-over mishap.




A photo posted by Eat It, B (@eat_it_b) on


A photo posted by Jennifer (@jluna0715) on


A photo posted by Nick Ortiz (@nikoboi) on


Tags: , , , , , , ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the San Antonio Current Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the San Antonio Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

July 28, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Join SA Current Newsletters

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2021 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation