The Greatest Things That Happened in Texas in 2018

While this year held its share of disappointments and devastating news, 2018 wasn't all bad for Texas. Here are some highlights of…

By San Antonio Current Staff

This was so overdue. Read more.
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San Antonio Showed Up for First-ever Holiday in the Heights Winter Wonderland

Conveniently located in the heart of Alamo Heights, the Shops at Lincoln Heights has unique restaurants, excellent shopping at a variety of…

By San Antonio Current Staff

San Antonio Showed Up for First-ever Holiday in the Heights Winter Wonderland
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All the Restaurants, Bars That Opened in San Antonio in 2018

The Alamo City's food scene changed a lot this year. Though there were some closings, 2018 marked a year of a lot…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Maverick Texas Brasserie
710 S St Mary's St, (210) 973-6050, mavericktexas.com
Maverick Texas Brasserie, helmed by the folks who brought you Acenar, Biga on the Banks, along with chef Chris Carlson and sommelier Joshua Thomas, opened in early February. The massive restaurant is impeccably designed and already has a winning brunch.
Photo via Instagram / joshthomaswine
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The 11 Best New Restaurants That Opened in San Antonio in 2018

With dozens and dozens of new restaurants having emerged onto the local food scene this year, it was pretty difficult to narrow…

By San Antonio Current Staff

South BBQ & Kitchen
2011 Mission Road, (210) 437-0070, southbbqkitchen.com
Photo via Instagram / southbbq
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The Weirdest Texas News Stories of 2018

We're not Florida weird, but some pretty weird shit goes down here in the Lone Star State. Here's some of the weirdest…

By San Antonio Current Staff

This was a bunch of monkey business. Read more.
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All the Gorgeous People We Saw at Dulce! 2018

We had such a blast at our second annual Dulce! Thank you to everyone who braved the rain and joined us at…

By San Antonio Current Staff

All the Gorgeous People We Saw at Dulce! 2018
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The 25 Best San Antonio Restaurants in 2018, According to Yelp

As we ready to close out the year, we wanted to take a look at the best restaurants in the city –…

By San Antonio Current Staff

3. Nelson’s BBQ
7327 N Loop 1604 E, (210) 473-4988, facebook.com/NathanielNelsonsbbq
"Some of the best, if not THE best, barbecue in San Antonio. The Nasty Nate is a sandwich you must try and the barbecue sauce compliments the fatty deliciousness perfectly. Try the sausage, try the brisket, heck try everything." – Mario D.
Photo via Instagram / nelsonsbbq
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Boozy Moments from San Antonio Beer Festival 2018

When we say we had a blast at this year's Beer Festival, we sure as hell mean it. And judging from the…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Boozy Moments from San Antonio Beer Festival 2018
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All the Beautiful People We Saw at San Antonio Beer Festival 2018

San Antonio Beer Festival 2018 was our biggest and best fest yet! And we know y'all had a blast. Check out the…

By San Antonio Current Staff

All the Beautiful People We Saw at San Antonio Beer Festival 2018
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All the Beautiful People We Saw at This Year's National Coming Out Day Celebration

National Coming Out Day may have fallen on Thursday, October 11, but San Antonians showed up at Mission Marquee Plaza to take…

By San Antonio Current Staff

All the Beautiful People We Saw at This Year's National Coming Out Day Celebration
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Everyone We Saw at the White Rabbit Reunion Weekend 2018

For the third year running, Paper Tiger payed homage to its predecessor, the stalwart punk club White Rabbit, by dedicating a full…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everyone We Saw at the White Rabbit Reunion Weekend 2018
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All the Glamorous Friends We Made at Rey Lopez's Birthday Bash

Since its 2012 premiere at the Bonham Exchange, the Rey Lopez Birthday Bash has never failed to bring the top performers from…

By San Antonio Current Staff

All the Glamorous Friends We Made at Rey Lopez's Birthday Bash
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Where to Find Cool Treats in San Antonio for When It's Hot AF

We're in for several more triple-digit days, and if you're looking to lower your temperature, San Antonio has you covered with a…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Bubble Waffle Bar 
Multiple locations, Instagram/bubblewafflebar 
Bubble Waffle Bar opened a second location in Stone Oak near Vida with more bubble waffles, bubble tacos and bubble tea. But owner J. R. Gallegos has added a new item to keep San Antonians entertained: mango and pineapple Dole Whip, much like the one found in Disneyland. Get it at Bubble Waffle Bar’s second location in a hollowed-out pineapple for $7.99.  
Photo by Jess Elizarraras
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All the Beautiful People We Saw at Brews and Blooms 2018

It was a wonderful day to spend in the garden – with samples of booze in hand, of course. The 12 semiannual…

By San Antonio Current Staff

All the Beautiful People We Saw at Brews and Blooms 2018
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Fun Moments From Oyster Bake 2018

The annual Fiesta Oyster Bake, a Fiesta favorite, drew thousands to St. Mary's University in search of fun, food, drinks and oysters.

By San Antonio Current Staff

Fun Moments From Oyster Bake 2018
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The Most Creative, Puro San Antonio Fiesta Medals We've Seen This Year

It's that time of year again y'all – Fiesta season is upon us! But for a select group of San Antonians, Fiesta…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Sombrero-wearing Coach Pop
As serious as always.
Photo via Etsy / Name Pinding
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The Best Dressed People We Saw at Cocktails Under the Sea

With a new theme and venue, the San Antonio Cocktail Conference ended with a revamped event. Food, music and of course drinks…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The Best Dressed People We Saw at Cocktails Under the Sea
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All the Badass People We Saw at Paper Tiger's Free Week 2018

What is Paper Tiger without Free Week? Not a Paper Tiger we know! The music venue-favorite welcomed music lovers across San Antonio…

By San Antonio Current Staff

All the Badass People We Saw at Paper Tiger's Free Week 2018
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21 San Antonio Bars and Restaurants We’ll Miss in 2018

San Antonio might have seen more than 100 restaurant, coffeeshop, bakery, tea shop, and food truck openings this year, but we also…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Saigon Express
A favorite for pho, Saigon Express abruptly shut down on April 7 after 14 years in the noodle game. The owner declined to give reason for closure.
Photo via  Instagram / ElBeggar
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Here's Where San Antonians Can Party on New Year's Eve for $20 or Less

If you're not wanting to party with the family/your squad at home and would rather go out instead, you know that NYE…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Rosella at the RandEnjoy the excitement of Hemisfair Park without the craziness by hitting up Rosella at the Rand. A DJ will be spinning some tunes and some free bubblies will be offered for a toast at midnight. No cover, 9pm, 114 E. Houston St., (210) 595-1410.
Photo by Jessica Giesey via rosellatx / Instagram
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