20 useless facts about San Antonio you can use to impress out-of-towners

When playing tour guide for visiting friends and family, there's plenty of culture and history in San Antonio to draw from. But…

By San Antonio Current Staff

You can actually take the stairs at the Tower of the Americas. 
It’ll only take you 952 steps to reach the top of the 750-foot-tall structure.
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Everything we saw as singer-songwriter Angel Olsen played San Antonio's Tobin Center

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Angel Olsen performed Monday at San Antonio's Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, sharing music from her 2022 album Big…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as singer-songwriter Angel Olsen played San Antonio's Tobin Center
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Everything we saw as people took to the streets of downtown San Antonio to protect abortion rights

Hundreds of people showed up in downtown San Antonio Sunday afternoon to mark the 50th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw people took to the streets in downtown San Antonio to protect abortion rights
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Everyone we saw having fun at San Antonio's SpongeBob-themed Bikini Bottom Rave

On Friday, the traveling Bikini Bottom Rave came to San Antonio, allowing revelers to bring back their childhood memories of absorbent, yellow…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everyone we saw having fun at San Antonio's SpongeBob-themed Bikini Bottom Rave
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20 fun things to do in San Antonio that don’t involve alcohol

Who says you need booze to have fun? Whether you're sober, temporarily abstaining or just don't feel like imbibing on a given…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Play outside at Pearsall Park
4838 Old Pearsall Road, (210) 207-7275, sanantonio.gov
While SA has plenty of beautiful parks that let guests let loose and connect with nature, Pearsall Park is perfect for almost everyone because it basically has it all. With a skate park, dog park, multiple sports courts, golf course and plenty of trails, Pearsall is basically outdoor heaven.
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This San Antonio home for sale was designed by the McNay's architect for a famed rancher

D.K. Furnish made his mark on the Southwest as a rancher before settling into city life in San Antonio after three decades in…

By San Antonio Current Staff

This San Antonio home for sale was designed by the McNay's architect for a famed rancher
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Renowned San Antonio artist and philanthropist Nancy Pawel’s Terrell Hills home is on the market

The 1929 Terrell Hills house previously owned by the late ceramic artist and art educator Nancy Pawel has all the charm of a…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Renowned San Antonio artist and philanthropist Nancy Pawel’s Terrell Hills home is on the market
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25 essential San Antonio pizza spots everybody should try at least once

San Antonio has plenty of great pizzerias. Some have been around for decades, while others arrived on the scene as recently as…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Main Street Pizza
1906 N. Main Ave., (210) 732-8861, mainstreetsa.com
With sizes from personal to extra large, a wide spectrum of toppings, and a Sicilian option, Main Street Pizza has all bases covered for a classic pie.
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Everything we saw at San Antonio's 2023 march honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, standing up for peace, justice and equality.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw at San Antonio's 2023 march honoring Martin Luther King Jr.
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Everything we saw as the Sound of Animals Fighting rocked San Antonio's Vibes Event Center

Late last year, post-hardcore supergroup the Sound of Animals Fighting released the EP Apeshit, its first new material since 2008, and the…

By San Antonio Current

Everything we saw as the Sound of Animals Fighting rocked San Antonio's Vibes Event Center
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Everything we saw as the San Antonio Spurs packed 68,000 people into the Alamodome

The San Antonio Spurs broke an attendance record Friday when they played the Golden State Warriors at the Alamodome for the franchise's…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as the San Antonio Spurs packed 68,000 people into the Alamodome
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This San Antonio Mediterranean-style mansion comes with its own gym and a wedding pavilion

A sprawling home recently listed in the gated Terra Mont community near Grey Forest has got extravagances piled on extravagances. Which one…

By San Antonio Current Staff

This San Antonio Mediterranean-style mansion comes with its own gym and a \wedding pavilion
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A house once owned by late-1800s San Antonio politician John Henry Kirkpatrick is for sale

John Henry Kirkpatrick represented San Antonio in the Texas House of Representatives back in the 1890s, and in 1917, after his time…

By San Antonio Current Staff

A house once owned by late-1800s San Antonio politician John Henry Kirkpatrick is for sale
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25 vegan and vegetarian-friendly restaurants for plant-based eating in San Antonio

Plant-based spots boasting comfort food, cocktails, donuts and even cheeseburgers have popped up across San Antonio, creating a veg-friendly scene that’s bigger…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Viva Vegeria
1422 Nogalitos St., (210) 465-9233, myvegeria.com
Viva Vegeria offers an assortment of Mexican meals with a twist. BBQ tacos, mole poblano and nachos del picadillo: all vegan and gluten-free.
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The 25 unwritten rules of San Antonio

San Antonio's a city with its own attitude and its own culture. And San Antonians — at least the ones who stick…

By San Antonio Current Staff

What happens at Fiesta stays at Fiesta.
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San Antonio home of the late wife of Luby's founder is back on the market with a $550,000 price cut

An elegant Alamo Heights home previously owned by Kathleen Lane Luby, the late wife of the founder of the iconic Luby's cafeteria…

By San Antonio Current Staff

San Antonio home of the late wife of Luby's founder is back on the market with a $550,000 price cut
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A meticulously restored 1929 Tudor-style mansion in Olmos Park is now on the market.

A Tudor-style home featuring exquisite millwork, a ceiling mural and numerous other architectural details has hit the market for $2.1 million. The…

By San Antonio Current Staff

A meticulously restored 1929 Tudor-style home in Olmos Park is now on the market.
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20 iconic San Antonio bars and restaurants everyone should try at least once

San Antonio residents are lucky to live in a vibrant culinary destination. From Texas-style barbecue to fiery Sichuan food and almost everything…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Liberty Bar
1111 S. Alamo St., (210) 227-1187, liberty-bar.com
Housed in a restored convent, Liberty Bar’s bright, window-filled space makes for a naturally gorgeous spot to dine in, whether it’s for brunch or late at night. The food and drink are definitely the main draws, but the ambiance sure isn’t anything to shake a stick at.
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San Antonio's 25 most beautiful places

San Antonio is beautiful in many ways, but some places stand above the rest. Whether you want to soak in the natural…

By San Antonio Current Staff

King William Historic District
Southtown, visitsanantonio.com
Southtown is known as a haven for art, flavor, culture and fun — and the entire area revolves around the heart of the King William Historic District. The Victorian-inspired neighborhood is packed with history and charm. Established in the 1800s, the district was home to German immigrants who bought land and built homes. It is named after King Wilhelm I of Prussia and is considered a Cultural Arts District today.
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Everything we saw as San Antonio celebrated New Year's Eve and rung in 2023

Thousands of San Antonians descended on downtown Saturday for the city's New Year's Eve celebration, which featured live music, food, drinks and…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as San Antonio celebrated New Year's Eve and rung in 2023
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This San Antonio mid-century home for sale was once part of an annual 'Christmas pilgrimage'

A sprawling mid-century home recently listed for sale in the Oak Park neighborhood was such a head-turner that it was included in…

By San Antonio Current Staff

This San Antonio mid-century home for sale was once part of an annual 'Christmas pilgrimage'
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A historic San Antonio home with dual rounded porches and giant columns is now for sale

A 1920 home with soaring Corinthian columns and a pair of rounded porches has hit the market in San Antonio's Government Hill…

By San Antonio Current Staff

A historic San Antonio home with dual rounded porches and giant columns is now for sale
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San Antonio-area bars and restaurants that we said goodbye to in 2022

Though it looks like San Antonio's restaurant scene is finally recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, it's the nature of the foodservice business…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Rosella Coffee
200 W. Jones Ave.
One of the original local coffee chains in San Antonio, Rosella’s flagship brick and mortar near downtown San Antonio was a haven for those who appreciated good coffee and affable service. The coffee shop offered a casual atmosphere alongside food and wine until its closure in March of 2022.
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Toking Cop, Swimming at the River Walk: The weirdest Texas news stories of 2022

Texas is one weird place. And San Antonio, by virtue of being located in the state, is plenty odd as well. Makes sense…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Video shared by defense lawyer shows Texas DPS trooper allegedly taking hit of confiscated pot
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What we saw as Toadies blew the roof off of San Antonio's Aztec Theatre on Wednesday

Forth Worth-based Toadies brought their grungy sounds to San Antonio's Aztec Theatre on Wednesday, treating fans to the '90s alt-rock hit "Possum…

By San Antonio Current Staff

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This historic San Antonio-area home for sale comes with a resort-like backyard and pool

A 1926 home listed for sale in central New Braunfels includes many of the classic features one would expect to see in…

By San Antonio Current Staff

This historic San Antonio-area home for sale comes with a resort-like backyard and pool
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Bombshells, Mr. and Mrs. G's: San Antonio Current's biggest food stories of 2022

It probably shouldn't be a surprise that San Antonio's top food news stories ran the gamut from openings and closures to expansions…

By San Antonio Current Staff

20. Here's where San Antonio military and vets can get free food on Veterans Day
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McDonald's Shooting, Billionaires List: San Antonio Current's most read news stories of 2022

The Current's most-read stories of 2022 were a varied affair, ranging from cops behaving badly to poop-infested Texas beaches to a meltdown…

By San Antonio Current Staff

20. Average income needed to buy a home in San Antonio hits $59,000, but market shows signs of cooling
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All the San Antonio Current's best music photography from 2022

The live music industry reported record revenues for 2022, according to a recent report by Variety. In the wake of the pandemic,…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Judas Priest at the Tech Port Center, November
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Photo Gallery: Blue October brought its distinctive sound to San Antonio's Tech Port Center

Texas-based rockers Blue October headlined a show at San Antonio's Tech Port Center + Arena that drew out longtime fans of its…

By Sanford Nowlin, San Antonio Current Staff

Photo Gallery: Blue October brought its distinctive sound to San Antonio's Tech Port Center
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