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

Thompson San Antonio – Riverwalk
115 Lexington Ave., (210) 876-1234, thompsonhotels.com
The Thompson San Antonio – Riverwalk’s 2,000 square foot swimming pool isn’t just gorgeous — it’s exclusive. Available only to hotel guests and residents of The Arts Residences, the fourth-floor Cenote Pool Deck features panoramic views of downtown San Antonio, luxury cabanas, live performances and dedicated VIP services in addition to the pool itself. 
Photo via Instagram / thompsonsanantonio
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Everyone we saw having fun at San Antonio's first Lucha Libre Nacho Throwdown

Alamo City food truck park StreetFare SA held its debut Lucha Libre Nacho Throwdown on Saturday, offering up nacho samplings from multiple…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everyone we saw having fun at San Antonio's first Lucha Libre Nacho Throwdown
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Everyone we saw having fun at the Poteet Strawberry Festival 2022

After operating on smaller scale last year due to the pandemic, the Poteet Strawberry Festival made a big return over the weekend.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everyone we saw having fun at the Poteet Strawberry Festival 2022
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Everyone we saw participating in San Antonio's Cesar E. Chavez March for Justice

Thousands gathered Saturday for the 26th annual Cesar E. Chavez March for Justice. San Antonio residents and visitors alike paid tribute to…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everyone we saw participating in San Antonio's Cesar E. Chavez March for Justice
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The oldest things in San Antonio

San Antonio was established in 1718, and 13 years later, it became the first chartered civil settlement in present-day Texas. A lot…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Oldest River Walk Restaurant: Casa Rio
430 E. Commerce St.
Alfred F. Beyer established this River Walk restaurant in 1946, making it the oldest business on the heavily trafficked downtown destination. The eatery actually opened before the River Walk became a family friendly tourist lure, which didn’t happen until after Hemisfair in 1968.
Photo by Sanford Nowlin
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25 signs you're too puro San Antonio for your own good

San Antonians have well-documented quirks when it comes to the food, culture, music and entertainment we love. When we're all-in for that…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Your craving for Lucas is so uncontrollable you've actually snorted lines of it. 
Photo by Sanford Nowlin
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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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Everyone we saw Friday at San Antonio's Day of the Dead River Parade

On Friday night, 20 decorated barges made a voyage along the San Antonio River Walk as part of the city's celebration of Día de…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everyone we saw at San Antonio's Day of the Dead River Parade
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Everyone we saw getting active during San Antonio's Síclovía on Sunday

Síclovía, San Antonio's bi-annual community exercise event, took over Southtown's streets on Sunday. The YMCA-organized event closes stretches of roadway to cars, allowing cyclists,…

By Sanford Nowlin

Everyone we saw getting active during San Antonio's Síclovía on Sunday
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All the fun-loving folks we saw at Whiskey Business 2021

Part of the fun at our events is seeing who shows up. As always, Whiskey Business drew a diverse, fun-loving crowd. Some…

By San Antonio Current Staff

All the fun-loving folks we saw at Whiskey Business 2021
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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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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. 
Photo via Instagram / txtroublemaker
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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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A 110-year-old home for sale in San Antonio has an amazing balcony and a backyard studio

It almost goes without saying that homes for sale in San Antonio's King William Historical District will have stunning architectural details. After…

By San Antonio Current Staff

A 110-year-old home for sale in San Antonio has an amazing balcony and a backyard studio
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Five gorgeous and secluded glamping sites within driving distance of San Antonio

Just because you want to head into the great outdoors doesn't mean you need to rough it. After all, not everybody is…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Five gorgeous and secluded glamping sites within driving distance of San Antonio
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Newly Revealed Photos From the Library of Congress Show San Antonio’s Vintage Signs and Storefronts

Last month, the Library of Congress published more than 10,000 vintage photographs of American roadside curios snapped by photographer John Margolies. Margolies…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Ray Rogers Mobil, San Antonio, Texas
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A 1925 Duplex for Sale in the King William Area Is Full of Bright Color and Cozy Charm

The historic King William neighborhood is known for majestic mansions built by German industrialists who settled south of downtown during the late…

By San Antonio Current Staff

A 1925 Duplex for Sale in San Antonio's King William Area Is Full of Bright Color and Cozy Charm
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This San Antonio Mansion on Sale for $2.5 Million Looks Like a Hideaway for European Royalty

Marble floors, sweeping arches, frescoes on the ceiling. Yes, frescoes. It's hard to believe this Italian-style villa is located in San Antonio's…

By San Antonio Current Staff

This San Antonio Mansion on Sale for $2.5 Million Looks Like a Hideaway for European Royalty
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The Most Expensive San Antonio-Area House on the Market Is Full of Taxidermy and Insane Luxury

This $7.9 million rock house in Spring Branch backs up to a view of Guadalupe River State Park, but the that's not…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The Most Expensive San Antonio-Area House on the Market Is Full of Taxidermy and Insane Luxury
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A San Antonio House Almost Completely Covered in Spanish Tile Is Now for Sale

When a real estate listing describes a property as "eclectic," that can sometimes translate as "eccentric." We'll let you check out the…

By San Antonio Current Staff

A San Antonio House Almost Completely Covered in Spanish Tile Is Now for Sale
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This $1.6 Million Mansion for Sale Near San Antonio Looks Like an Updated German Farmhouse

The town of Fredericksburg northwest of San Antonio boasts plenty of homes that resemble old German farmhouses. Makes sense, because the area…

By San Antonio Current Staff

This $1.6 Million Mansion for Sale Near San Antonio Looks Like an Updated German Farmhouse
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Somehow, This 100-Acre Property on the Market Is Inside San Antonio's City Limits

This home on the market for $6 million is nestled in SA's city limits, yet the surrounding 100-acre plot makes it looks…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Somehow, This 100-Acre Property on the Market Is Inside San Antonio's City Limits
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A House on Calaveras Lake Is for Sale, and It Feels Like an Island Resort

With palm trees, surrounding water and a faux lighthouse, it would be easy to assume this home Southeast of San Antonio is…

By San Antonio Current Staff

A House on Calaveras Lake Is for Sale, and It Feels Like an Island Resort
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This Home for Sale in the Texas Hill Country Looks Like the Fanciest Barn Ever Built

When some people say they want country living, they mean it literally. Inside and outside, this seven-bedroom, seven-bath luxury home was built…

By San Antonio Current Staff

This Home for Sale in the Texas Hill Country Looks Like the Fanciest Barn Ever Built
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21 Things You Probably Didn't Know About H-E-B

With a history as long as H-E-B's, and with fans as loyal as they are, we'd say that San Antonians likely know…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Despite its reputation for being Texan as heck, the chain isn’t all over the Lone Star State.
H-E-B is king around South and Central Texas, but Texans in the Panhandle and in much of the Dallas-Fort Worth area live a life without H-E-B. There’s no telling when — if at all — the company will open stores in these parts of Texas.
Photo via Facebook / H-E-B
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25 San Antonio-area parks to spend time at now that it isn't miserably hot outside

With cooler temperatures comes the temptation to actually spend time outside — yes, by choice. Take advantage of the more comfortable weather…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Denman Estate Park
7735 Mockingbird Ln, sanantonio.gov
Denman Estate Park may very well have one of the most unique features on this list. It features a traditional South Korean pavilion, styled similarly to the Gwangju Democracy Bell in South Korea. Gwangju, South Korea and San Antonio, you may be surprised to know, are sister cities. Denman Estate Park is a beautiful place to visit, not only for the pavilion, but for the pond and garden as well, now that it isn’t so damn hot outside.
Photo via Instagram / lilladyfromtexas
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10 Non-Profits in San Antonio Working to Change Texas

Trump's presidency has been characterized by critics as an administration that encourages hate, violence and retaliation from white supremacist groups against people…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Rhyma Castillo

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
110 Broadway, Ste. 300, (210) 224-5476, maldef.org.
Founded in San Antonio in 1968, MALDEF is a civil rights organization that is committed to defending the rights of all Latinos living in the United States. This organization’s work supports the fair treatment of Latinos in the classroom, workplace and courtroom. MALDEF also fights for immigrant and voting rights, so underrepresented communities may have equal access to justice no matter what their citizenship status is.
Photo via Instagram / maldefian
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20 Texas State Parks You Should Visit Before Summer is Over

Now is the time to plan the summer getaways you look forward to all year. Whether you're into camping and hiking or…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Devils River State Natural Area
21715 Dolan Creek Road, Del Rio, (830) 395-2133, tpwd.texas.gov
Head west and take a daytrip out to Devils River, which offers plenty of summertime fun. This remote getaway is home to a beautifully pristine rivers, featuring clear spring-fed water. Take advantage of such beauty and have a day of fishing, swimming or paddling if you’re up for a strenuous adventure. On land, you can hike or bike parts of the area packed with history.
Photo via Instagram / g.meeker
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20 Texas fishing spots worth the weekend road trip

Sometimes, a little time on the water is all you need. So, grab your fishing pole and treat yourself to a fishing…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Fischer Park
1935 Hilltop Summit Rd, New Braunfels, (830) 221-4378, nbtexas.org
Fischer Park has two fishing ponds which are stocked annually with channel catfish. Visitors 17 or older must provide a fishing license and may use no more than two poles while fishing.
Photo via Instagram / nbtexasphotos
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How to Find the 25 Best Swimming Holes Within Driving Distance of San Antonio

While all of these locations are within four hours of central San Antonio, only a handful of them are over two hours…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Gabriella Pawelek

Lake Raven
565 Park Rd 40 W, Huntsville, (936) 295-5644, tpwd.texas.gov
Located in Huntsville State Park, Lake Raven is a 210-acre lake. You can relax by the water, fish from the shores, or even get in.
Photo via Instagram / reyann
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