All the best boozy moments from Whiskey Business 2021

Thanks to everyone who joined us at Whiskey Business 2021 at the Witte Museum. As usual, it was a boozy blast. Here's…

By San Antonio Current Staff

All the best boozy moments from Whiskey Business 2021
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San Antonio's 35 best bars that aren't located downtown

Downtown SA doesn't have everything sewn up when it comes to nightlife. Sometimes you don't want to mess with the center city…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Shenanygans
Multiple locations, facebook.com/shenanygans2
With one location on Babcock near Prue Road, and another at Highway 151 and Potranco Road, Shenanygans is your typical sports bar. The drinks are cheap, the tunes are poppin’, and there’s bar games and big TVs to keep you entertained while you get boozy. Why not give this neighborhood dive bar a try?
Photo via Instagram / sacurrent
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Twitter reacts to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott testing positive for COVID-19

Gov. Greg Abbott, who vigorously fought local governments' ability to implement mask and vaccine mandates amid a statewide surge in new COVID-19…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Twitter reacts to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott testing positive for COVID-19
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San Antonio's 26 best bars, restaurants and tasting rooms for whiskey lovers

The margarita may be the unofficial drink of Texas summers, but there’s something to be said for a perfectly-balanced cocktail made with…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Bar Loretta
320 Beauregard St., (210) 757-3607, barloretta.com
This new spot offers cocktail mavens a bar menu that highlights a selection of Manhattans, created by bartender Michael J. Neff, founder of The Cottonmouth Club in Houston and The Rum House in New York.  
Photo via Instagram / barloretta
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These San Antonio tattoo parlors are offering Friday the 13th deals

Friday the 13th is upon us, and San Antonio tattoo shops are ready to get the ink rolling. From longtime favorites to…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Boerne Tattoo Company
136 Old San Antonio Road, Unit 104, (210) 827-8434, boernetattoo.com
Photo via Instagram / boernetattooco
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These 10 houses for sale in San Antonio come with over-the-top swimming pools

There's nothing better than escaping the summer heat in a cool swimming pool. But, on the other hand, a crowded, over-chlorinated public…

By San Antonio Current Staff

19203 Grey Bluff Cv, $1,300,000
A dip in this pool feels like you’ve been teleported to a historic estate in Europe.
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Tell me you're from San Antonio without telling me you're from San Antonio

There's no shortage of ways to tell if someone hails from San Antonio. Eating tacos for breakfast, for example, or breaking into…

By San Antonio Current Staff

You can’t eat fruit without sprinkling it with Lucas first.   Photo via Instagram / rich.kndelilah
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27 classic San Antonio restaurants that have been around 35 years or longer

The restaurant industry has a high turnover rate. Places come and go. Fast. Every so often, though, gems come along that stand…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Mi Tierra, 1941
Multiple locations, mitierracafe.com
What is there to say about this local cultural gem that hasn’t already been said? The 80-year-old downtown eatery draws thousands of tourists annually, thanks to its festive decor, in-house panaderia and Tex-mex flair.
Photo via Instagram / mitierracafesa
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Here's how much some of the smallest homes on the market in San Antonio will cost you right now

With everyone spending more time at home during the pandemic, you'd figure folks would be looking for more square footage, not less.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

548 Leigh St.
$268,000
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The best bars and nightlife spots in San Antonio, according to our readers

We asked, and San Antonio answered! Here are the Best of San Antonio Nightlife winners of 2021.

By San Antonio Current Staff

Best Country Bar
Thirsty Horse Dance Hall & Saloon, 2335 Northwest Military Highway, (210) 348-1513, thirstyhorse.net
Photo via Instagram / thirstyhorsesaloonsa
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The best food and drinks in San Antonio, according to our readers

The people of San Antonio have spoken! Here are the Best of San Antonio Food and Drink winners for 2021.

By San Antonio Current Staff

Best Bakery
La Panadería, Multiple locations, lapanaderia.com
Photo via Instagram / lapanaderia
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25 super cute dogs and cats available for adoption right now in San Antonio

Summer is the perfect time for going out and making friends, but it's not always human companionship that you're looking for. Well,…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Georgia, Pet ID 24234158
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29 women-owned San Antonio restaurants you should've tried by now

San Antonio has no shortage of spots to grab a great meal, but for anyone looking for eats with a little girl…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Clementine
2195 NW Military Hwy, (210) 503-5121, clementine-sa.com
Alongside husband and chef John Russ, Elise Russ brings her longtime love for desserts to Clementine, where she serves as an owner and pastry chef. She brings years of experience in the food biz both in the Alamo City and beyond.
Photo via Instagram / clementine.sanantonio
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These cute San Antonio dogs and cats are waiting to be adopted right now

Whether you are looking for a cool cat to share the AC this summer, or an energetic pup to take out to…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Marlin
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10 unique Texas treehouses you can rent right now for a weekend glamping getaway

Love the idea of the great outdoors, but hate the mosquito-bitten realities of camping? Then glamping might be just the thing for…

By San Antonio Current Staff

10 unique Texas treehouses you can rent right now for a weekend glamping getaway
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San Antonio's best breweries and taprooms for drinking outdoors

The Alamo City's craft beer scene has been booming for a few years, but we realized we hadn’t put together a list…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The Hoppy Monk
 1010 N Loop 1604 E, thehoppymonk.com
The Hoppy Monk offers ample outdoor dining, and the food menu and huge selection of beers only add to the reasons to head to this north SA spot. Stop by on Sunday to indulge in their brunch offerings, but be warned: you will wait for a table, so don’t arrive hangry.
Photo via Instagram / s.a.foodie
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Everything we saw at the Fourth of July celebration at San Antonio's Woodlawn Lake

Last year, San Antonio's official Fourth of July celebration at Woodlawn Lake was cancelled due to the pandemic. As you can see,…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw at the Fourth of July celebration at San Antonio's Woodlawn Lake
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24 essential Texas beaches to visit before summer is over

Only a few hours' drive from San Antonio, the Texas coast makes the perfect escape from city life into nature. Whether you're…

By San Antonio Current Staff

San Jose Island
San Jose Island, Aransas County, sanjoseislandtexas.org
Just a short ferry ride away from Port Aransas, San Jose Island is a privately-owned island with over 21 miles of undisturbed golden sand. While the mainland is off-limits, the public beaches are perfect for a day spent fishing, birding and shell hunting.
Photo via Instagram / portatexas
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The San Antonio hamburgers everyone should have tried by now

Any time is a good time for a hamburger. In many ways, it's the perfect convenience food. But let's not mistake convenience…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Cheesy Jane's
    4200 Broadway St, (210) 826-0800, 
    cheesyjanes.com
    With its sock hop vibes, creamy milk shakes and cheese-filled burgers, Cheesy Janes is a great family friendly burger joint.
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    femalefoodie_satx
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You can adopt these lovable cats and kittens for just $5 right now in San Antonio

There's such an overwhelming number of cats and kittens at Animal Care Services right now that some don't even have names. You can…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Mikey, Pet ID A607083
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Everyone we saw at San Antonio's Awkward Prom 2, a benefit for San Antonio restaurant workers

Saint City Culinary Foundation’s second annual Awkward Prom took over downtown art gallery-slash-entertainment venue Hopscotch Thursday evening, overflowing with prom-worthy attire and…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everyone we saw at San Antonio's Awkward Prom 2, a benefit for San Antonio restaurant workers
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The most anticipated new restaurants coming to San Antonio

Summer is here, San Antonio, and that means local foodies are about to have a slew of new spots at which to…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Up Scale
1024 S. Alamo St., upscalesouthtown.com
Husband-and-wife duo Houston and Emily Carpenter — the minds behind Southtown Instagram sensation Little Em’s Oyster Bar — will open a "sexy" new eatery called Up Scale in the building that once housed brunch and dinner hotspot Feast in Southtown. The new concept, which will serve seafood, steak and sushi, is slated to open this fall.  
Photo via Instagram / upscalesouthtown
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25 cool things to do in and around San Antonio when it's hot AF outside

San Antonio has plenty of fun to offer, but it can be hard to leave the house on hot days. You know,…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Make a splash at a local water park
If you want to amp up the fun while cooling down in the water, head to one of the area’s water parks for a rip roarin’ good time. You can stay in town and visit Six Flags Fiesta Texas’ White Water Bay or Sea World's Aquatica, or drive up to Schlitterbahn in New Braunfels.
Photo via Instagram / sixflagsfiestatexas
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Everyone we saw at the opening night of NIOSA, or A Night in Old San Antonio

A Night in Old San Antonio, or NIOSA, is dependably one of Fiesta's biggest draws. Despite new pandemic-inspired limits on crowd size,…

By Sanford Nowlin

Everyone we saw at the opening night of NIOSA, or A Night in Old San Antonio
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These precious San Antonio cats and dogs are available for adoption right now

With kitten season ongoing, San Antonio Pets Alive! is bursting at the seams with feline friends looking for homes. Puppies and dogs aren't…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Rascal
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What we saw opening weekend of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition in San Antonio

Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition, which has been touring the globe for the past six years, opened this weekend in San Antonio.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

What we saw opening weekend of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition in San Antonio
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22 LGBTQ+ friendly bars and restaurants in San Antonio

June of 2021 is filled with reason for celebration, thanks to the overlap of Pride Month and the city's delayed Fiesta revelry.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Cereal Killer Sweets
1031 Patricia, Suite 104, (210) 753-2032, cerealkillersweets.com
Satisfy your sweet tooth at one of San Antonio’s queer-owned businesses with an impressive catalog of LGBTQ+-centric charitable causes.
Photo via Instagram /  
texas_made_eats
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These adorable cats and dogs are ready for adoption in San Antonio right now

Right now, prospective pet parents are spoiled for choice, because San Antonio's Animal Defense League has a veritable cornucopia of furry friends…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Jameson
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20 parties, brunches, drag shows and other ways to celebrate Pride in San Antonio

The pandemic can't stop this year's Pride festivities. Community members and businesses across the city are offering events and fundraisers for San…

By San Antonio Current Staff

PRIDE Bigger Than Texas Virtual Parade
Free, 5-10 p.m., June 26, Pride San Antonio, pridesanantonio.org
While the annual downtown parade is on-pause due to the pandemic, San Antonians can still virtually celebrate at the PRIDE “Bigger Than” Texas Virtual Parade! The event will be livestreamed on both Facebook and YouTube, where viewers can watch makeup tutorials, participate in the Peace Love Pride Wedding event and welcome special guests. Pre-register to get married virtually by a real judge, a PRIDE tradition, or just show up to livestream for an evening of weddings, makeup tutorials and special guests. 
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25 gorgeous swimming holes and pools within driving distance of San Antonio

No matter how high you blast the air conditioning, sometimes the best way to beat the Texas heat is with a swim.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Blue Hole
100 Blue Hole Lane, Wimberley, (512) 660-9111, cityofwimberley.com    
Minutes from downtown Wimberley, Blue Hole makes for a refreshing stop during a day trip to the heart of the Texas Hill Country. Reservations are required, so be sure to plan ahead.
Photo via Instagram / jamiehornbuckle_realtor
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