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18 Signs That Prove You're From the South Side of San Antonio 

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The South Side of San Antonio is its own little world. This realm of the Alamo City is home to locals who epitomize "puro." If you can relate to these points, you may very well be from the South Side.
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Griff’s Hamburgers, Bud Jones, Rudy’s Seafood, TJ's Hamburgers and B&B Smokehouse all hold a very special place in your heart.
These are true gems.
Photo via Instagram / tiltedwk
You know you can buy pretty much anything from the side of the road on Military Drive – or PicaPica.
This is where all the puro pinche people shop.
Photo via Facebook / PicaPica Plaza
The click of your tongue followed by “ahhh!” is part of your daily vocabulary.
Ya tu sabes.
Photo via Sony Pictures Releasing
You probably know someone who is holding a plate sale right now.
And they know someone who hooked them up with free meat.
Photo via Twitter / _LivinWitLauren
Nights out partying always end with Mama Margie’s.
And of course you’ll run into people you know.
Photo via Instagram / aprilmonterrosa
You know that there’s a difference in what side of I-35 you grew up on.
Does anybody hold it down like the Circle Hood?
Photo via Google Maps
You know that the high school rivalries are not to be taken lightly.
Harlandale v. McCollum? We rest our case.
Photo via Facebook / Harlandale ISD
Your or your parents (or both) spent a lot of time at Flip Side Record Parlor.
If you were a regular during Flip Side’s heyday, consider yourself lucky. This is one badass spot.
Photo via Instagram / _____fuckofff
”Going honking” means honking down Military Drive, not downtown.
And it’s just as lit.
Photo via Twitter / Amburrito_
You’re likely bumping Tejano tunes at any given time.
Especially if it’s on the weekend, David Lee Garza y Los Musicales is likely blasting as you drink on your patio or barbecue in the backyard.
Photo via Facebook / David Lee Garza y los Musicales
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South Park Mall and/or the Mayan Palace were the best places to hang out in your teenage years.
We all got into some trouble at these spots.
Photo via Google Maps
You have accepted that everybody knows everyone’s business.
That’s just the way it is on the South Side.
Photo via Instagram / sadecuagal
You’ve tasted your way across all the delicious taquerias, molinos and Mexican cafes – and have your favorites.
Oscar’s. El Sol. Mendez Cafe. B&B Tamales. Mary Lou’s Cafe. Either you know what’s up or you don’t.
Photo via Instagram / injaimesshoes
You know all the lyrics to every South Park Mexican song, even if you haven’t played them in years (which we feel weird about given his prison sentence).
What do you see, in my hood
I see gangstas everywhere, everywhere
What do you see, in my hood
I see gangstas everywhere, everywhere
Photo via Facebook / SPM - Free the Mex
Handy Andy used to be your go-to grocer.
RIP Handy Andy. At least we still got La Fiesta.
Screenshot via YouTube / SanAntonioNews78
Any part of town not considered the South Side or downtown is pretty much known as a collective “North Side.”
And it’s not until you’re an adult that you realize how big San Antonio is.
Photo via Google Maps
You’re excited for all the development coming to Brooks City Base.
With new outposts of Southerleigh and El Machito, you know delicious (and local!) dining options are on the way.
Photo via Instagram / dannyboy_db3
Your life got significantly better when Folklores Coffee House opened.
Seriously though, how did we survive without coffee before?
Photo via Instagram / chachaluxedevil
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Griff’s Hamburgers, Bud Jones, Rudy’s Seafood, TJ's Hamburgers and B&B Smokehouse all hold a very special place in your heart.
These are true gems.
Photo via Instagram / tiltedwk

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