26 essential spots in and around San Antonio for chicken wings

You'll find little argument that chicken wings are the perfect pub food, and the Alamo City has no shortage of spots that…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Willie’s Grill & Icehouse
Multiple locations, williesgrillandicehouse.com
You can get these wings naked or breaded and tossed in sauces like buffalo, bbq or honey garlic.
Photo via Google Maps
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The 25 San Antonio holiday traditions everyone should try at least once

San Antonians love to celebrate. Give us an excuse and we'll throw a parade, drink to excess or sleep overnight in the…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Catch the Ford Holiday River Parade 
It's too late this year, but definitely pencil this one in if you haven't already witnessed brightly illumunated barges lighting up the River Walk.
Photo by Jaime Monzon
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The 23 best places to see Christmas lights in driving distance of San Antonio this holiday season

Looking for some holiday cheer? Even the Grinchiest among us would have to admit there's something heartwarming about twinkling Christmas light displays.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Museum Reach River of Lights
It isn't just the downtown portion of the River Walk that gets the holiday treatment. The San Antonio River Authority's annual Museum Reach River of Lights extends the Christmas cheer further down the river, and even features a 30-foot-tall musical Christmas tree at the Museum Reach lock and dam. The lights will be on view through January 3, 2022.
Photo Courtesy of San Antonio River Authority
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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 15 best Christmas light displays within driving distance of San Antonio

While the holiday season doesn't look or feel quite the same this year, there is one tradition that can be safely enjoyed…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Travis Park
301 E Travis St, (210) 207-3677, travisparksa.com
The holiday season in San Antonio officially begins with the lighting ceremony of the city’s 50-foot Christmas tree on Friday, November 27. This year's festivities will be virtual, so that everyone can enjoy safely from home. Just tune in at 7 p.m. to H-E-B's YouTube channel to enjoy the lighting, which will be followed by a performance by Mariachi Las Altenas. 
Photo via Instagram / skylinedronetx
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20 San Antonio-area corn mazes and pumpkin patches to visit this fall

There's nothing that says fall fun like a pumpkin patch photoshoot or meandering through an endless corn maze. Though there aren't quite…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Sweet Berry Farm
1801 FM 1980, ​Marble Falls, Texas, (830) 798-1462, sweetberryfarm.com
For those willing to drive out to Marble Falls, the 60-acre Sweet Berry Farm is worth a visit. The crown jewel is a massive, Texas-shaped corn maze, but the farm also features a pumpkin patch, scarecrow stuffing, flower picking, hay rides and other fall-themed activities, open every day of the week except Wednesdays. Admission is free, but each activity is ticketed, so the money can add up if you're not careful.
Photo via Instagram / instasatx
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This three-story home in Boerne includes pieces from an 1800s stable that once stood there

The concept of urban reuse seems to be taking off in the downtowns of big Texas cities — and even in Boerne…

By San Antonio Current Staff

This three-story home near San Antonio includes pieces from an 1800s stable that once stood there
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This Funky, Mid-1800s Home for Sale in San Antonio Includes an Old Stagecoach Stop

Let's call this one frontier funky. This five-acre property for sale in Leon Springs incorporates one of the original Boerne stagecoach stops…

By San Antonio Current Staff

This Funky, Mid-1800s Home for Sale in San Antonio Includes an Old Stagecoach Stop
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The Kitchen of This $2 Million Home for Sale Near San Antonio Has a Panoramic Hill Country View

Usually, when someone talks up a home kitchen, they mention its state-of-the-art appliances, ample counter space or elegant wood cabinets. This palatial…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The Kitchen of This $2 Million Home for Sale Near San Antonio Has a Panoramic Hill Country View
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A San Antonio Doctor, not a Spur, Is Selling This $2.5 Million Mansion With an Indoor Basketball Court

Usually when you see a mansion for sale with a full-size indoor basketball court, a massive workout room and a lazy river…

By San Antonio Current Staff

A San Antonio Doctor, not a Spur, Is Selling This $2.5 Million Mansion With an Indoor Basketball Court
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This Ultramodern House on Sale for $4 Million Has One of San Antonio's Best Views of the Hill Country

We all know San Antonio's Dominion neighborhood is beyond posh. But let's just say this $4 million house designed by renowned local…

By San Antonio Current Staff

This Ultramodern House on Sale for $4 Million Has One of San Antonio's Best Views of the Hill Country
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The Best Christmas Light Displays Within Driving Distance of San Antonio

It's the most wonderful time of the year – and mostly because of the beautiful Christmas lights displays! Whether you want to…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Enchanted Springs Ranch
242 State Hwy 46 W Unit C, Boerne, (210) 570-7669, christmaslightfest.com
Just up the road in Boerne you’ll be able to enjoy the Old West Christmas Light Fest. The magic of the holidays will be alive with this Texas-themed light display that’s synchronized to special tunes. There’s also other fun activities on site, from laser tag to a themed escape room. Just don’t forget to take a picture with Santa! This display opens Thanksgiving night and will run through Christmas Day.
Photo via Instagram / christmaslightfest
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20 Boerne Restaurants You Should've Already Tried By Now

Boerne is often lumped into San Antonio's scene based on its proximity, but its really a force of its own – especially…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Hungry Horse Restaurant
109 Saunders St, Boerne, (830) 816-8989, hungryhorsehillcountry.com
Ever heard of the phrase, “I’m so hungry, I could eat a horse,” have you? This is where you go when you’re just that hungry. You’re in for hearty plates like catfish and chicken-fried steak at this homestyle cafe, and they’re sure to hit the spot.
Photo via Instagram / sanantoniostephanie
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The 20 Best Christmas Light Displays Within Driving Distance of San Antonio

It's the most wonderful time of the year – and mostly because of the beautiful Christmas lights displays! Whether you want to…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Don Strange Ranch
103 Waring Welfare Road, Boerne, christmas.donstrangeranch.com
Just a short drive away in Boerne, Don Strange Ranch hosts a Texas-sized display with more than 3 million that you’ll have to drive through. You can also get out of the car and take another type of ride – either on a hayride or a carriage ride.
Photo via Instagram / henrylee1968
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The 20 best things you should do in San Antonio this spring before it's disgustingly hot outside

It doesn't matter if you're broke, rich, young, or old - everyone wants to have fun during the spring. It's the perfect…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Gabriella Pawelek

Don’t pretend you weren’t thinking about Fiesta
Various celebrations, April 19-30, fiesta-sa.org
Stay safe and enjoy one of San Antonio’s biggest celebrations.
Photo via Instagram / fiestasa
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12 Texas Hill Country Airbnb Rentals Perfect for a Romantic Getaway

With all the hustle and bustle of life in and around San Antonio, it can be nice to enjoy a getaway every…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Gabriella Pawelek

Helotes Creek Bed and Breakfast, Helotes
The entire house is decorated with carefully selected antiques from the 1900s, making it a beautiful and romantic getaway. even more so for history buffs.
$100/night
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25 Small Town Texas Restaurants That Deserve a Weekend Road Trip

San Antonio has us spoiled with so many great eateries. Heck, even UNESCO thinks so, naming the 210 as a Creative City…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Kreuz Market
619 N Colorado Street, Lockhart, (512) 398-2361, kreuzmarket.com 
Kreuz’s barbecue stands on its own with meats being made up of 85% beef and 15% pork. No sauce or forks offered, so that’s how you know the meats are going to be lit.
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