14 women tattoo artists in San Antonio you should follow on Instagram

San Antonio is full of tattoo shops staffed with talented artists, and a growing number them are women who can sling ink…

By San Antonio Current Staff

subear
Photo via Instagram / subear
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Where to find San Antonio's coolest murals and outdoor public art

You don't have to go to a museum to get your fill of art in San Antonio. The city is rich in…

By San Antonio Current Staff

And yet, we bloom
Corner of E. Houston and Navarro streets
Artist: Kat Cadena
This work by artist Kat Cadena was voted Best Mural in the Current's 2020 Best of San Antonio Issue.
Photo via Instagram / kat.cadena
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Everything we saw as labor groups rallied Friday in support of striking San Antonio Symphony musicians

San Antonio's musicians union held a rally Friday night in support of the striking members of the San Antonio Symphony. The gathering…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw at the San Antonio Symphony m
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These 20 adorable dogs and cats are available for adoption in San Antonio right now

As San Antonio heads into cooler weather, don't you wish you had a cuddle buddy for the upcoming holidays? Cozy up with…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Jack
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25 Texas parks to see fall colors that are worth a road trip from San Antonio

"Texas" and "fall colors," in the same sentence? Yeah, we know, it sounds hard to believe. While we typically don't get the…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Lost Maples State Natural Area
37221 FM 187, Vanderpool, (830) 966-3413, tpwd.texas.gov
If you’re a sucker for fall foliage, Lost Maples is a must-visit – especially if you don’t want to go too far from home. This natural area is perfect for hiking, so grab your camera and let the views here take your breath away.
Photo via Instagram / lady_daphne_usvc
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All the people we saw having spooky fun at San Antonio's Burton Ball

San Antonio's 10th Annual Burton Ball is taking place this weekend, celebrating the one-of-a-kind films of director Tim Burton. We showed up…

By San Antonio Current Staff

All the people we saw having spooky fun at San Antonio's Burton Ball
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All the people we saw having fun at the 2021 San Antonio Beer Festival

The 15th Annual San Antonio Beer Festival took place Saturday, pouring 400 beers from more than 100 breweries into one single-day event.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

All people we saw having fun at the 2021 San Antonio Beer Festival
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Everything we saw at the 2021 San Antonio Beer Festival

Beer lovers poured into Crockett Park Saturday for the 15th Annual San Antonio Beer Festival. Here's how the fun went down at…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw at the 2021 San Antonio Beer Festival
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Photos from the Monarch and Pollinator Festival at San Antonio's Legacy and Confluence parks

People gathered Saturday for San Antonio's sixth annual Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival, which returned this year as an in-person event. Here…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Photos from the Monarch and Pollinator Festival at San Antonio's Legacy and Confluence parks
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25 puro San Antonio Halloween costumes to try out this year

If you're still waffling on what kind of costume to wear for Halloween this year, let us suggest taking a homegrown approach.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

La Llorona
When it comes to scary San Antonio lore, nothing beats La Llorona. Prepare to frighten everyone you meet. 
Photo via Instagram / makeupbyanaisv
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Everything we saw as the San Antonio Symphony's striking musicians picketed downtown

Musicians from the San Antonio Symphony picketed in front of the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts' administrative offices Tuesday to demand a…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as the San Antonio Symphony's striking musicians picketed downtown
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22 fall date ideas in San Antonio that are actually good

You don't have to wait for the winter holidays to go on super-cute dates. Between the cooling temperatures, many autumn festivals and…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Hit up some Halloween parties
If y’all are one of those couples that waits all year for Halloween, you better make all the Halloween happenings part of your date night plans. From drinking events to costume contests and something tailoring to pretty much every aspect of the eerie holiday, there’s something for everyone.
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The 25 highest-rated steakhouses in San Antonio right now, according to Yelp

Whether you think steak is best reserved for a special occasion or you're fine with ordering one any old day, the Alamo…

By San Antonio Current Staff

1. Bohanan’s Prime Steak and Seafood
219 E Houston Street, (210) 472-2600, bohanans.com
“I've eaten at most of the steakhouses in San Antonio and Bohanan's is by far the best in service, ambiance, wine selection/service and food quality/presentation… The ONLY steakhouse I recommend while in San Antonio.” - Gerald H..
Photo via Instagram / jason_risner_photography
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24 San Antonio-area corn mazes and pumpkin patches to explore this fall

Corn mazes and pumpkin patches are synonymous with "fall fun." Good thing San Antonio and its surrounding area have plenty of both…

By San Antonio Current Staff

South Texas Maize at Graff 7A Ranch
911 US Hwy 90 East, Hondo, (830) 741-3968, graff7aranch.com
Get ready to rock out in this 7-acre corn maze, which is themed on country music this year. The ranch also has a pumpkin patch, farm animals and other fun activities.This year's fall season runs through November 21.
Photo via Instagram / graff7aranch
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The 25 most popular restaurants in San Antonio right now, according to Yelp

We get it. Choosing which local dining spots to check out can be a daunting task. With a slew of new eateries…

By San Antonio Current Staff

7. Bilia Eatery & Coffee
2211 NW Military Hwy. Ste. 131B, (210) 530-1333, facebook.com/eatbilia
"You will regret not eating here. In addition to their delicious sandwiches, they also make a bomb spicy sauce that is out of this world! Service was great and the restaurant seems to be well kept." – Michael C.
Photo via Instagram / biliaeatery
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The 20 best San Antonio bars and restaurants to open so far this year

Opening a restaurant in the post-pandemic world takes serious gumption, given what the foodservice industry has been through. Despite labor and supply…

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Bar Loretta
320 Beauregard St., (210) 757-3607, barloretta.com
SA foodies can expect “exceptional-yet-approachable” fare from this Southtown spot. The new eatery, housed in the space that was previously home to Madhatter’s Tea House and Cafe, features handmade and vintage details. 
Photo by Richard Casteel of Dandelion Gatherings for Bar Loretta
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25 beautiful San Antonio-area parks to visit this fall

As longtime Texans, we know better than to declare that the hot days are over for the year, but it's looking like…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Crownridge Canyon Natural Area
7222 Luskey Blvd, (210) 207-5320, fosana.org
Crownridge Canyon has around 200 acres and has a variety of hiking terrain — from level 1 ADA-accessible trails all the way up to level 4 difficulties. If you’re into birding, it’s also a pretty cool spot since the golden cheeked warbler nests there.
Photo via Instagram / heathertakesontexas
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25 lovable dogs and cats available for adoption right now in San Antonio

Are you looking for a companion who can always make you smile? Look no further. These super-sweet cats and dogs at San…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Blackberry
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23 must-visit San Antonio thrift stores and flea markets for finding secondhand treasures

Whether you're a seasoned deal-hunter or a thrifting newbie, it can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Eisenhauer Road Flea Market
3903 Eisenhauer Road, (210) 653-7592, eisenhauerfleamarketsa.net
From gifts and collectibles to apparel and fresh goods, there’s a lot to purchase at this market. While you’re there, feel free to get a palm reading done if you’re into that sort of thing.
Photo via Instagram / travisblack76
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These impossibly adorable dogs and cats are available for adoption right now in San Antonio

Feeling lonely? There's no better pick-me-up than sharing each day with an adorable, furry friend. If you're currently lacking in the cuteness…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Lucy, Pet ID 48582771
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25 San Antonio bars with food as good as the drinks

Sometimes when you're drinking, a bag of chips or a bowl of peanuts just won't cut it. Not to mention, if the cocktails…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The Dooryard
4503 De Zavala Rd., Ste. 108, thedooryardsa.com
While most folks may visit this northwest-side spot to drink their calories, The Dooryard’s food menu is also worth checking out. Compliment pours of beers, seltzers and wines with soy ginger baby back ribs and $20 steak nights. 
Photo via Instagram / thedooryardsa
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21 of the most overrated things to do in San Antonio

Sure, there's plenty of amazing stuff to do in San Antonio. But not everything that draws lots of visitors is all it's…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Taking a tour of the Alamo
Easy there, hoss. You might be shocked that taking a tour of the Alamo made it on the list of the most overrated things to do in San Antonio. Don’t get us wrong -– there’s nothing wrong with visiting the Alamo, or even taking a tour. But there are four other historic missions that don't get nearly as much love from the public. Why not give them a visit instead?
Photo via Instagram / officialalamo
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These 30 cute dogs and cats are available for adoption in San Antonio right now

It may not feel like it yet, but fall will soon be upon us. If you want a cuddle buddy for when…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Dolly
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A local’s guide to the 19 best hotel bars in San Antonio

San Antonio’s recent uptick in luxury hotels offers more than a new crop of fancy AF accommodations. By that we mean, these…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Ocho at Hotel Havana
1015 Navarro St, (210) 222-2008, havanasanantonio.com
With Pan-Latin fare, mojitos and a chic aesthetic at the forefront, Ocho is a favorite for a reason. Tourists may flock to the beautiful Hotel Havana, but locals will feel more than welcome to enjoy the scenery brought to you by this mostly-glass riverside drinking spot. With the cocktail menu highlighting San Antonio’s Mexican roots (we’re talking about tequila) and the prevalence of rum in Havana’s culture, you’ll be drinking well here.
Photo courtesy of Nick Simonite for Hotel Havana
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The 20 worst damn intersections in San Antonio, according to crash data

Driving in San Antonio is no picnic. While the people behind the wheel are often the problem, there's no shortage of intersections…

By San Antonio Current Staff

5. IH 10 & Loop 1604
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Everything we saw as San Antonio women protested Texas' six-week abortion ban

On Wednesday evening, San Antonians took part in a statewide protest against Texas' newly enacted abortion law, which stops women from seeking…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as San Antonio women protested Texas' six-week abortion ban
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Everyone we saw rallying for voting rights at San Antonio's MLK Plaza on Saturday

As Republicans in the Texas Legislature push to enact controversial new restrictions on poll access, roughly 200 people rallied in San Antonio's Martin…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everyone we saw rallying for voting rights at San Antonio's MLK Plaza on Saturday
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The 25 hottest food trucks in San Antonio right now

When you’re looking for a quick bite while out on the town, don't miss out on these 25 San Antonio food trucks.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Justin’s Joint
9599 Braun Rd., facebook.com/justinsjointllc
Belly up to the window at this newish truck for loaded subs and fresh-cut fries daily. Try the Big Toasty, with mayo, pepperoni, salami, turkey, bacon, provolone and cheddar cheese and thank us later.  
Photo via Instagram / justinsjoint
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9 San Antonio street artists you should be following on Instagram

San Antonio is home to kickass street artists. Their vibrant murals can be found all over the city, including the St. Mary's…

By San Antonio Current Staff

@rmhworks
In addition to painting the vivid designs covering St. Mary’s wine bar Little Death, Rudy Marco Herrera recently completed a massive mural on the downtown Kress building. 
Photo via Instagram / rmhworks
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All the fun-loving folks we saw at Whiskey Business 2021

Part of the fun at our events is seeing who shows up. As always, Whiskey Business drew a diverse, fun-loving crowd. Some…

By San Antonio Current Staff

All the fun-loving folks we saw at Whiskey Business 2021
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