Cancun Cruz, Isis Romero, Texas Coast Poop: San Antonio Current's most read news stories of 2021

We hope no one expected 2021 to be a slower news year than the shitshow that was 2020. Because it wasn't. Amid…

By San Antonio Current Staff

20. Texas Governor signs new law requiring strip club employees and patrons to be at least 21
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Everyone we saw on Saturday saying goodbye to San Antonio's Imagine Books and Records

Imagine Books and Records, an independent retailer that doubled as a DIY music venue, is closing this weekend after 10 years in…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everyone we saw on Saturday saying goodbye to San Antonio's Imagine Books and Records
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Twitter reacts to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott testing positive for COVID-19

Gov. Greg Abbott, who vigorously fought local governments' ability to implement mask and vaccine mandates amid a statewide surge in new COVID-19…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Twitter reacts to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott testing positive for COVID-19
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Everyone we saw at the grand reopening of the Bonham Exchange in San Antonio

Iconic downtown dance club the Bonham Exchange threw open its doors Friday, welcoming revelers for the first time in 16 months. The…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everyone we saw at the grand reopening of the Bonham Exchange in downtown San Antonio
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All the beautiful people we saw at Luther's Cafe's Take Pride in Your Health Event

On Wednesday evening, Main Street staple Luther's Cafe hosted a Take Pride in Your Health gathering. Patrons took in a panel discussion on…

By San Antonio Current Staff

All the beautiful people we saw at Luther's Cafe's Take Pride in Your Health Event
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25 San Antonio restaurants that opened during the pandemic that you might have missed

Despite the many hardships that faced the bar and restaurant industry last year — thanks, COVID — San Antonio is now awash…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Hops & Hounds
13838 Jones Maltsberger Rd., facebook.com/Hops-Hounds-113122597047363
If you’re looking to spend more time outdoors, look no further than this new dog-friendly joint in Northeast San Antonio. Hops & Hounds specializes in classic American bites, adult beverages and space for the little ones and pups to play. 
Photo via Instagram /  
hopshoundssa
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Sick times, bad cops and viral weirdos: The year's 20 most-read San Antonio Current news stories

From a global health crisis and a shitshow of an election to lying politicians and cops behaving badly, there was no shortage…

By San Antonio Current Staff

4. In a now-deleted Facebook post, the local GOP leader theorized that the death of George Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody might be a "staged event" meant to undermine President Donald Trump's chances with black voters. Read more here.
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Twitter savagely reacts to Donald Trump's coronavirus diagnosis

Late Thursday, the web erupted when Donald Trump tweeted that he and his wife Melania had tested positive for COVID-19. With over…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Twitter savagely reacts to Donald Trump's coronavirus diagnosis
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Everything We Saw as San Antonio Bars Reopened on Friday

Bars across Texas reopened at 25% occupancy Friday after Gov. Greg Abbott's latest order restarting the state's economy. Clearly, lots of Alamo…

By Sanford Nowlin

Everything We Saw as San Antonio Bars Reopened on Friday
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SA Artist Spotlight: Jeff Wheeler's Prolific Output Defies Boundaries of Genre and Medium

Prolific artist and curator Jeff Wheeler hasn't let quarantine slow him down. In addition to the veritable smorgasbord of work he already has…

By Kelly Nelson

“JUST OUTSIDE STONE CITY, IOWA,” acrylic, charcoal and collage on paper, 20” x 16”, not for sale
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Twitter Savagely Roasts Texas Mayor for Violating Lockdown to Get Her Nails Done

Even though Gov. Greg Abbott is rushing to reopen the state, his breakneck pace is apparently not fast enough for one Texan…

By Kelly Nelson

Twitter Savagely Roasts Beaumont Mayor Becky Ames for Violating Lockdown for Manicure
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A Step-by-Step Guide for Making a Simple No-Sew DIY Face Mask

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated its COVID-19 prevention protocol to recommend people wear cloth face masks in situations…

By San Antonio Current Staff

A Step-by-Step Guide for Making a Simple No-Sew DIY Face Mask
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21 Strange and Serene Photos of the Empty San Antonio River Walk Taken While We Shelter in Place

Sure, San Antonio's empty downtown streets may seem a little apocalyptic, but the lack of people has given local photographers a chance…

By San Antonio Current Staff

21 Unique Photos of the Empty River Walk Taken While We Shelter in Place
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22 of the Most Interesting Things You Can Get Delivered Right Now in San Antonio

Tired of ordering pizza every night while you browse products on Amazon, but overwhelmed by the sheer quantity of local businesses offering…

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Cereal Killer Sweets
For those with a sweet tooth that are tired of noshing on cookies, Cereal Killer Sweets is the place to go. After placing your order, they will have it delivered to your home via USPS Priority Mail...because priorities.
Photo Courtesy of Cereal Killer Sweets
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The Best Shelter-in-Place Social Media Jokes From San Antonio Stand-Up Comedians

Like all stage performers in this time of quarantine, stand-up comedians are missing live audiences and the immediate rush of fan response.…

By Kiko Martinez

The Best Shelter-in-Place Social Media Jokes From San Antonio Stand-Up Comedians
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All the Best Tweets About San Antonio's Coronavirus Lockdown

When San Antonio and Bexar County were ordered to shelter in place this week, it was only a matter of time before…

By San Antonio Current Staff

All the Best Tweets About the San Antonio Lockdown
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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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20 Adoptable Animals in San Antonio In Case You Need Companionship in Quarantine

All alone during this quarantine? Having a hard time with the necessary social distancing? Then why not adopt a pet? Luckily, the…

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Ensign
"I know I am beautiful with my long, fluffy coat but I don't let it go to my head. I'm very quiet but I love attention. I would be quite content to just curl up next to you or maybe even in your lap and spend our days relaxing!"
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How to Freshen Up Your Home While Being Socially Distant

Feeling lucky today? The Texas Relocation Experts are giving away $500 worth of gift cards so you can shop from the comfort…

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Have a plant lover in your life? You’ll need to check out more than just those gardening goods at Evergreen Garden Tx.
Photo courtesy of Facebook / Evergreen Garden Tx
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Everyone We Saw on Opening Night of the 2020 Tejano Music Awards Fan Fair

Coronavirus, who? Despite numerous event cancellations and postponements, the party went on for this year's Tejano Music Awards Fan Fair. The annual…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everyone We Saw on Opening Night of the 2020 Tejano Music Awards Fan Fair
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North Star Mall Closes for Deep Cleaning After Coronavirus Evacuee Visit, San Antonio Responds with Memes

After an evacuee from Wuhan, China was released from a quarantine at San Antonio's Lackland AFB before testing positive for the coronavirus,…

By San Antonio Current Staff

North Star Mall Closes for Deep Cleaning After Coronavirus Evacuee Visit, San Antonio Responds with Memes
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