These 24 San Antonio spots serve the best breakfast tacos in town

It’s no secret that San Antonians like to start their day with a breakfast taco — or three. Whether loaded with fluffy…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Tacos Ricos
8025 Bandera Rd., (210) 543-7244, tacosricosbandera.wixsite.com
This unassuming yet bright-yellow building houses well-filled breakfast tacos made with handmade tortillas. Crowd pleasers include the barbacoa and bean and cheese tacos, but with such an expansive menu, it’s hard to play favorites here.
Photo via Instagram / 
tacosricos.sa
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21 cool things to do in the San Antonio area when it's hot AF outside

We're getting to that time of year when it feels too hot to do anything. Sure, the AC is great at home, but…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Tube the Comal River
Various Entry Points, New Braunfels, playinnewbraunfels.com/tube-in-new-braunfels
There’s a reason tubing down the Comal is considered a Texan rite of passage. The cool waters of this river in New Braunfels are perfect for a leisurely float while you sip a refreshing beverage. Just make sure to double check the rules before you go.
Photo via Instagram / 3104suntx
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Everything we saw as L.A. Guns and Faster Pussycat rocked San Antonio's Paper Tiger

L.A. Guns and Faster Pussycat — two legendary acts from the Sunset Strip glam metal scene — hit San Antonio's Paper Tiger…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as L.A. Guns and Faster Pussycat rocked San Antonio's Paper Tiger
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All the beautiful people we saw at the 2022 Pride Bigger Than Texas Parade

San Antonio showed up big for the 2022 Pride Bigger Than Texas Parade on Saturday. Members and allies of the LGBTQIA+ community…

By San Antonio Current Staff

All the beautiful people we saw at the 2022 Pride Bigger Than Texas Parade
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Everything we saw in San Antonio as people protested the Supreme Court's reversal of Roe v. Wade

After the U.S. Supreme Court's long-expected reversal of Roe v. Wade on Friday, San Antonians took to the street to speak up…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw in San Antonio as people protested the Supreme Court's reversal of Roe v. Wade
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25 San Antonio spots to get frozen cocktails, including to-go and drive-thru options

Summer in Texas is no joke, and those who don't have a swimming pool at their disposal may be looking for alternate…

By San Antonio Current Staff

El Camino
1009 Avenue B, elcaminosa.com
Located on the edge of downtown, El Camino offers a variety of frozen drinks and a pair of margarita machines to accompany the River Walk breeze and the food options available to patrons. 
Photo via Instagram / elcaminosa
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28 hills people from the San Antonio area will die on

San Antonio has its own unique culture, and we're not really into adapting it to fit what folks in other parts of…

By San Antonio Current Staff

It's perfectly acceptable to burn up all your vacation time at work for Fiesta.
Photo by Jaime Monzon
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26 beautiful Texas swimming holes, pools and lakes in driving distance of San Antonio

There's nothing better on a scorching Texas summer day than a refreshing swim. If the neighborhood pool isn't doing it for you,…

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 / blueholeregionalpark
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Everything we saw during San Antonio's inaugural Pride River Parade & Celebration

Saturday's inaugural Bud Light Pride River Parade & Celebration marked the first official Pride Week event staged along the San Antonio River…

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Everything we saw during San Antonio's inaugural Pride River Parade & Celebration
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Everything we saw as Nothing More rocked San Antonio's Tech Port Center + Arena

The current tour from San Antonio hard rockers Nothing More included an explosive hometown stop Saturday at Tech Port Center + Arena…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as Nothing More rocked San Antonio's Tech Port Center + Arena
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20 San Antonio drag performers you should be following on Instagram

San Antonio has a thriving drag scene. Local performers regularly heat up clubs on and off the Main Strip — and even…

By San Antonio Current Staff

@hunsen_abequeer
Photo by jplproductions via Instagram / hunsen_abequeer
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27 San Antonio restaurants and bars with spacious outdoor patios

Sure, sweltering Texas summers can be a drag, but when you're gathering with friends for great food and drinks, the afternoons tend…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Chicken N Pickle
5215 UTSA Boulevard, (210) 874-2120, chickennpickle.com/san-antonio
The massive four-acre Chicken N Pickle complex features pet-friendly spaces, a fast casual dining restaurant, five outdoor Pickleball courts, two bocce ball and four shuffleboard courts — plus a full bar to fuel the fun. 
Photo via Instagram / 
wongo71
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A 123-year-old landmark San Antonio home is for sale after nearly being torn down

The prospects for this Queen Anne-style home a block from the Alamodome looked dim until late 2020, when the city's Office of Historic…

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A 123-year-old landmark San Antonio home is for sale after nearly being torn down
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Everyone we saw demanding gun reform at San Antonio's March for Our Lives protest

On Saturday, hundreds took to San Antonio's streets to demand lawmakers act in the wake of the tragic Uvalde school shooting that…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everyone we saw demanding gun reform at San Antonio's March for Our Lives protest
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15 beautiful Texas Airbnbs perfect for a weekend getaway, including some near San Antonio

Airbnb is the go-to for vacation rentals, and the service has got plenty of Texas properties to choose from. That said, sometimes…

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Bavarian Castle nestled in the Texas Hill Country, Burnet
$2,550 per night
The 14,000 square foot, Bavarian-inspired Falkenstein Castle in Burnet will let you live out a fantasy of European royalty in the Texas Hill Country. In addition to gorgeous architecture, the castle is furnished with over 100 works of art and other beautiful artifacts to admire, and the grounds has a 40,000 gallon koi pond with a waterfall where guests can hand-feed the fish.
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San Antonio's 20 must-try barbecue restaurants

Texas is the self-proclaimed barbecue capitol of the world. And who's going to argue with that? Like much of the state, San Antonio…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Smoke Shack
3714 Broadway St., (210) 957-1430,
smokeshacksa.com
Featured multiple times on Food Network, the Smoke Shack offers undeniably delicious barbecue and southern-style cooking that will amply satisfy your cravings. Grab an order of the tender, melty Brisket Grilled Cheese and you may just become a regular. 
Photo via Instagram / smokeshack
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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…

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Take an outdoor yoga class with Mobile OmVarious Locations, mobileomtx.com Mobile Om’s motto is “yoga without bounds,” and in practice, it’s just like it sounds — mobile yoga classes in unconventional outdoor spaces. One of those boundless studios is on top of the Hays Street Bridge overlooking the downtown skyline, where Mobile Om got its start, but the roving studio offers classes at other classic SA locations including Confluence Park and the Mission Marquee Plaza.             
Photo via Instagram / mobileom
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Everything we saw at the sneak preview of San Antonio's Immersive Van Gogh exhibit

After a series of delays, San Antonio's long-awaited Immersive Van Gogh installation is finally open — even if the first few weeks…

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Everything we saw at the sneak preview of San Antonio's Immersive Van Gogh exhibit
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The 28 hottest new restaurants and bars in San Antonio right now

We're almost halfway through 2022, and enough new dining options have sprouted up to change the face of the Alamo City's culinary…

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Hola!
603 S. Alamo St., (210) 236-5688, holatapas.com
In early May, chef-owner Rene Fernandez, who helms Southtown’s Azuca Nuevo Latino, expanded his restaurant empire via Hola!. The new contemporary tapas and wine bar opened its doors May 12, offering late night dining on Friday and Saturday nights as well as an exclusive Sunday menu. The restaurant boasts its sharable, family style dining structure encouraging patrons to share tapas. 
Photo via Instagram / roxymoon83
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Everything we saw as Carla Morrison performed Saturday at San Antonio's Tech Port Center

Acclaimed Mexican-born singer-songwriter Carla Morrison performed Saturday at San Antonio's Tech Port Center + Arena, enrapturing the crowd with her poignant songs and…

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Everything we saw as Carla Morrison performed Saturday at San Antonio's Tech Port Center
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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…

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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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22 water parks in driving distance of San Antonio that are perfect for summer fun

Summer's the time to get wet, but that doesn't mean you have to leg it all the way to the coast. Not…

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Schlitterbahn Waterpark New Braunfels
400 N. Liberty Ave., New Braunfels, (830) 625-2351, schlitterbahn.com
Perhaps Central Texas’ favorite summer destination, this Schlitterbahn outpost pretty much gives you four water parks in one. This park is located on the Comal River, using the space for tube chutes, rides, tube slides and pools using the spring-fed river water. That means the water is always a cool 72 degrees! There’s plenty of ways to cool down and have fun, so make it a point to explore it all!
Photo via Instagram / bahnnewbraunfels
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Everything we saw as Circa Survive frontman Anthony Green played San Antonio on Tuesday

In addition to fronting post-hardcore outfits such as Circa Survive and Saosin, Anthony Green somehow has found time to record and tour as…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as Circa Survive frontman Anthony Green played San Antonio on Tuesday
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Magical moments from Taco Fest 2022 in San Antonio's Travis Park

San Antonians love their tacos, and they also love their tunes. That much was apparent at Taco Fest: Music Y Más, held Saturday…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Magical moments from Taco Fest 2022 in San Antonio's Travis Park
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All the fun-loving folks we saw at Taco Fest, San Antonio's taco-fueled music festival

The third installment of Taco Fest: Music Y Más spiced up Travis Park on Saturday with a mix of music, food and…

By San Antonio Current Staff

All the fun-loving folks we saw at Taco Fest, San Antonio's taco-fueled music festival
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Everything we saw as hundreds took to San Antonio's streets for the Bans Off Our Bodies rally

Hundreds of San Antonians descended on Main Plaza Saturday as part of a nationwide protest against the likelihood the U.S. Supreme Court…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as hundreds took to San Antonio's streets for the Bans Off Our Bodies rally
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The 27 best places in San Antonio to eat when you're alone

There's something to be said for enjoying a high-quality meal while basking in your own company. While San Antonio operates with a…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Niki’s Tokyo Inn
819 W Hildebrand Ave, (210) 736-5471, facebook.com/nikis.tokyo.inn
Incredibly authentic with tatami-style seating, Niki’s Tokyo Inn is a solid choice for genuine Japanese eats. Whether you take a seat on the floor or grab a stool at the bar, you can enjoy freshly-made sushi and other classic Japanese dishes all by your lonesome.
Photo via Instagram / mrs.a_w15
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20 gorgeous San Antonio hotel pools you totally shouldn't sneak into

San Antonio has plenty of public pools to enjoy, but sometimes you're looking for something a more ... ahem ... exclusive. Luckily,…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The St. Anthony, A Luxury Collection Hotel
300 E. Travis St., (210) 227-4392, marriott.com
Check into this posh downtown hotel and treat yourself to a visit to the rooftop infinity pool. In addition to gorgeous views of downtown, you have a front-row seat to Rudy Herrera’s vibrant mural The Last Parade.
Photo via Instagram / thestanthonyhotel
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The 21 best San Antonio-area stores to shop for vinyl records

For music fans and obsessive collectors, nothing beats the thrill of scoring a rare album after a serious session of crate digging.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Hogwild Records
1824 N. Main Ave., (210) 733-5354, facebook.com/hogwildrecords
Known as a dependable spot for hard-to-find records (as well as new releases), Hogwild Records is popular for a reason. If you’ve yet to visit this Main Avenue favorite, you’ll be in a lots of future visits here — and we’re sure you’ll stumble upon some great finds each time.
Photo via Instagram / buriedaliverecords
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What we saw as Deftones and Gojira laid waste to San Antonio's AT&T Center on Tuesday

Deftones and Gojira, two of metal's biggest and most innovative acts, blew the roof off of San Antonio's AT&T Center on Tuesday.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

What we saw as Deftones and Gojira laid waste to San Antonio's AT&T Center on Tuesday
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