25 bucket list activities to do in San Antonio before summer ends

Summer's here. Time to unwind. However, with temperatures rising and the kids out of school, it can be hard to brainstorm fun…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Hit the links at Cool Crest Mini Golf
1402 Fredericksburg Rd., (210) 732-0222, coolcrestgolf.com
Did you know that SA is home to one of the oldest continuously operated mini golf courses in the world? Whether or not you're into the local history aspect, it'll be fun to grab a few friends and play a round at Cool Crest Mini Golf. 
Photo via Instagram / coolcrestgolf
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All the festive folks we saw at Fiesta San Antonio's official opening party

Hemisfair filled up with revelers Thursday for Fiesta Fiesta, the official kickoff for San Antonio's annual citywide party. We're not sure whether…

By San Antonio Current Staff

All the festive folks we saw at Fiesta San Antonio's official opening party
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The 28 most anticipated new bars and restaurants coming to San Antonio

Foodies can agree that the past two years have been full of curveballs in all arenas — thanks, COVID. However, 2022 is…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Kerbey Lane Cafe
5515 N. Loop 1604 W., kerbeylanecafe.com
Longtime Austin staple Kerbey Lane Cafe has set its sights on the Alamo City for a future expansion. Menu items will include diner favorites including waffles, breakfast platters and home-style entrees, with an expected completion date in March 0f 2022. 
Photo via Instagram / kerbeylanecafe
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Breathtaking moments you missed at Luminaria 2021

Luminaria 2021 was a feast for the senses. This year, the festival was spread across Hemisfair, the Henry B. González Convention Center…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Breathtaking moments you missed at Luminaria 2021
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All the best colorful moments from San Antonio's 2021 Diwali celebration

San Antonio's annual Diwali festival took place Saturday night at Hemisfair, and it was a gorgeous sight to behold. The festival, celebrated…

By San Antonio Current Staff

All the best colorful moments from San Antonio's 2021 Diwali celebration
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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 at Muertos Fest in downtown San Antonio

Thousands of people convened at Hemisfair on Saturday for the 9th annual Muertos Fest, San Antonio's largest Día de los Muertos celebration.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw at Muertos Fest in downtown San Antonio
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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 San Antonio's Fiesta 2021 kickoff party at Hemisfair

Revelers turned up in a big way Thursday at Fiesta Fiesta, the launch event for San Antonio's annual citywide party. The pandemic forced…

By Sanford Nowlin

Everyone we saw at San Antonio's Fiesta 2021 kickoff party at Hemisfair
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A home once owned by former San Antonio mayor Ivy Taylor is now for sale in Dignowity Hill

A gorgeously restored 1920 home in Dignowity Hill recently hit the market, and according to property records, it was once owned by…

By San Antonio Current Staff

A home once owned by former San Antonio mayor Ivy Taylor is now for sale in Dignowity Hill
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20 outdoor activities in San Antonio for your spring bucket list

The sun's warming up, school's winding down and summer is just around the bend. This is the time of year that San…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Practice your photography skills at the Japanese Tea Garden 3853 N St Mary's St., (210) 207-7275, sanantonio.gov Bring your camera to the Japanese Tea Garden and put your amateur photography skills to the test, capturing images of numerous tropical and native plants, koi ponds and a 60-foot waterfall. Take a break from the camera and head to the Jingu House Café for a bento box and a blooming tea pot.             Photo via Instagram / texascountrypups
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The most anticipated restaurants coming to San Antonio by the end of 2020

There's something to be said about the tenacity of the San Antonio food scene, given the many curveballs it's been thrown this…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Curry Boys BBQ
2334 N. St. Mary’s St., curryboysbbq.com
The phrase “Texas BBQ and Southeast Asian curry” may leave you scratching your head, but menu items like the Brisket Curry Bowl — smoked Texas brisket with green curry, Jasmine rice, cilantro and fried shallots — sound downright delicious. This new concept from Pinch Boil House and South BBQ is slated to open October 23.
Photo via Instagram / curryboysbbq
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These Vintage Postcards Show How Much San Antonio Changed Over the Past Century

San Antonio's long been obsessed with how others see us — after all, we're a tourist town. And how we presented ourselves…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Sunset Station, 1902-5
The facade of the historic Sunset Station when it was a stop on the Southern Pacific Railroad network.
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A Photographer Took Eerie Shots of Deserted San Antonio Landmarks Before the Coronavirus Lockdown. Let's Take a Look.

Shortly before San Antonio's shelter-in-place order went into effect, local photographer Aimee Wyatt — who runs the Scenes of Texas website —toured downtown landmarks…

By Sanford Nowlin

A Photographer Took Eerie Shots of Deserted San Antonio Landmarks Before the Coronavirus Lockdown. Let's Take a Look.
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All the Colorful Día de los Muertos Altars We Saw at Muertos Fest

School groups, families and social clubs contributed colorful, heartfelt Día de los Muertos altars to the seventh annual Muertos Fest, a kid-friendly…

By San Antonio Current Staff

All the Colorful Día de los Muertos Altars We Saw at Muertos Fest
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All the Beautiful People We Saw at This Year's Muertos Fest at Hemisfair

With the presence of Mexican culture so embedded in San Antonio, it only makes sense that we go all out for Dia…

By San Antonio Current Staff

All the Beautiful People We Saw at This Year's Muertos Fest at Hemisfair
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24 Cheap Holiday Date Ideas for the Broke San Antonian

We know you're probably broke after all of that Christmas shopping that you definitely still aren't procrastinating on, as if you weren't…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Gabriella Pawelek

Ring in the new year together at Hemisfair
434 S Alamo St, Mon Dec. 31, 6pm-2am, visitsanantonio.com
Everyone’s looking forward to getting that midnight kiss at the start of the new year. Be sure to kick off 2019 right with a sweet kiss from your cupcake. With bands, DJs, and even a former Spur partying with all night long, 2019 will be a year you won’t forget.
Photo via Instagram / visitsanantonio
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50+ Artists to Seek Out at This Year's Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival

For its second year back at Hemisfair, Luminaria has assembled more than 50 artists and groups for a multimedia, nighttime festival encompassing Yanaguana…

By San Antonio Current Staff

50+ Artists to Seek Out at This Year's Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival
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Some of the Most Retro-Fabulous Images of HemisFair ‘68

As we prepare to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1968 World’s Fair at the throwback event ¡Viva Hemisfair!, take a nostalgic stroll…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Some of the Most Retro-Fabulous Images of HemisFair ‘68
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30 Vintage Shots of San Antonio from the 1940s through 1960s

Whether you're taking a trip down memory lane with these photographs, or you're learning something new about the history of San Antonio,…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Gabriella Pawelek

Tower of the Americas Restaurant
The construction of the Tower of the Americas was done because of HemisFair ’68, which was that year’s World’s Fair, similar to the Seattle Space Needle of the 1962 World’s Fair and the Eiffel Tower in Paris of the 1889 World’s Fair.
Photo via Zintgraff Studio Photo Collection
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SA Beer Week Closing Ceremonies at Hemisfair's Third Brewsday

05/21/2013 Photos by Mauricio Gudino, Jr. and Natasha Riffle

By San Antonio Current Staff

SA Beer Week Closing Ceremonies at Hemisfair's Third Brewsday
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