20 Cheap (And Good) Summer Date Ideas for the Broke San Antonian

Date night can be hard to plan for, especially when trying to keep a tight budget. Don't worry too much though, because…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Alisa Pierce

Go thrift shopping at Boysville Auxiliary Thrift Store
307 W Olmos Dr., (210) 826-2195, boysvilletexas.org
Not only will you and bae be able to score cheap, but quality items, you'll also be giving back in the process. This thrift spot gives back to children/youth in crisis (emotional, physical, or sexual abuse) by providing food, shelter, medical services and clothing.
Photo via boysvillethriftstore
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20 Actually Fun Holiday Date Ideas for the Broke San Antonian

The holiday season is one of the most romantic times of the year, so it's natural to want to wine and dine…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Make your abuela proud and enjoy the Posada at the Pearl
Free, Tuesday, December 19, 6:30-9pm, Pearl Brewery, 200 E. Grayson, (210) 212-7260, atpearl.com
The Pearl is dishing out plenty of holiday-related events, but the Posada is one that can’t be missed – even your abuela will encourage you to go. You can sing along with Mariachi Mexica and enjoy crafts, buñuelos, tamales, Mexican hot chocolate and piñatas.
Photo via kassihall / Instagram
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20 Criminally Cheap Swimming Holes In and Around SA and How to Find them All 

It's summer-time in Texas, which means San Antonians are probably sweating more than a cold cerveza in the hot sun. Trust us,…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Blanco State Park
    101 Park Rd. 23, Blanco, (830) 833-4333
    This Texas swim spot is located only about an hour away from downtown San Antonio, and with an entrance fee of only $5 per person, it’s easy to see why it’s so popular.
    Photo via Instagram, _jeepingtx_
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15 Ridiculously Cheap Ways to Beat the Heat in San Antonio

With temperatures in the high 90s for the foreseeable future, it's time to find a few creative ways to cool off. Luckily…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Snack on a paleta
    If paletas aren't a staple in your diet during the summer, then you're doing it wrong.  Keep cool with a sweet and refreshing treat and make your way through San Antonio's long list of spots to grab a paleta. 
    Photo via Instagram, crystalgonzales
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23 Cheap Dates For The Broke San Antonian

Broke and single in San Antonio? Turn on your dating app of choice, and try out these dates on a budget.

By San Antonio Current Staff

Take a hike through the Japanese Tea Garden.
    
    Find out if your date is a total klutz as you trek along the steep bridges and stony walkways of Japanese Tea Garden – or Sunken Gardens – in Brackenridge Park. 
    
    San Antonio Japanese Tea Garden, 3875 N St Mary's St., (210) 207-3050, sanantonio.gov/ParksAndRec. 
    
    Photo via Flickr (Drew Kolb)
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