Thursday, March 31, 2016

Philadelphia-based Firm Tapped to Plan Alamo's Future

Posted By on Thu, Mar 31, 2016 at 6:20 PM

The future of the Shrine of Texas Liberty rests in the hands of Preservation Design Partnership (PDP), a Philadelphia-based planning and design firm. PDP won the bid to lead the master planning process to re-envision the area around the Alamo. The selection committee that picked PDP reviewed over 250 firms...

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X Games Coming to Austin for Final Year at Circuit of The Americas

Posted By on Thu, Mar 31, 2016 at 2:39 PM

X Games will return to Austin for its third and final year at the Circuit of The Americas from June 2- 5, 2016 to feature an all-encompassing youth culture experience, including world-class action sports competition, musical performances, interactive festivals and more. This year’s musical performances will include blink-182, G-Eazy, All...

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Show Your Love to the Queen of Tejano at The Industry's Selena Tribute Tonight

Posted By on Thu, Mar 31, 2016 at 11:20 AM

The Industry (8021 Pinebrook Drive, 210-374-2765) , invites everyone to pay their respects to the Queen of Tejano on 21st anniversary of her death.  Hosted by KXTN, doors open at 7 p.m. tonight and the event will kick off with a medley of Selena's songs around 10 p.m. The venue...

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Watch This New Horror Short Filmed at Victoria's Black Swan Inn

Posted By on Thu, Mar 31, 2016 at 10:57 AM

San Antonio's Victoria's Black Swan Inn is a notorious hotbed of paranormal activity that attracts ghost hunters from all over the country.  And a new horror short film called House of Prey capitalizes on the spooky atmosphere.  The short starts with a shot of an ominous looking Victoria's Black...

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CPS Energy Sets One-day Record for Wind Energy Powering San Antonio

Posted By on Thu, Mar 31, 2016 at 9:55 AM

CPS Energy reports that 45 percent of San Antonio's daily energy needs on Tuesday were met through wind energy generated from seven contracted farms.  The utility reports the one-day record is a result of windy spring weather. “The wind record and decreased coal generation demonstrate the power of having a...

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Spurs Set Record for Home Victories, Franchise Mark for Single-Season Wins

Posted By on Thu, Mar 31, 2016 at 7:48 AM

While most NBA eyes are pointed west toward the Golden State Warriors' chase for 73 wins, the San Antonio Spurs are busy breaking some records of their own. With a 100-92 win Wednesday night over the depleted-by-injury New Orleans Pelicans, the Spurs set a NBA record for most consecutive home...

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Soon You'll Be Able To Grab Some Barbecue at the Texas Chainsaw Massacre Gas Station

Posted By on Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 2:09 PM

Are you a fan of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre? Do you love barbecue? If so, then there's a must-visit destination in the works for you. KXAN reports that Cleveland, Ohio resident Roy Rose bought the joint in Bastrop and is teaming up with Ari Lehman, who was maniac Jason Voorhees...

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VIA Metro Announces 12 Winners of its "Poetry on the Move" Contest

Posted By on Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 9:59 AM

In celebration of National Poetry Month, which arrives in April, VIA Metropolitan Transit announced 12 winners in its "Poetry on the Move" contest. “Poetry on the Move is an opportunity to celebrate the inspiring contributions of poets and artists in our region,” VIA President and CEO Jeffrey C. Arndt...

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Equality Texas CEO Chuck Smith Slams "Extremist" Republicans in TribTalk Op-ed

Posted By on Tue, Mar 29, 2016 at 4:36 PM

Equality Texas' CEO Chuck Smith thought the days of George Wallace were long gone. In an opinion piece for TribTalk, Smith admits he was wrong. I thought the days of George Wallace and the ugly bigotry of the past were a chapter in the history books. Instead, people who...

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Hoop Schemes: SA Native Shea Serrano Unleashes Basketball (And Other Things) Newsletter

Posted By on Tue, Mar 29, 2016 at 1:19 PM

New York Times best selling author and San Antonio native Shea Serrano unveiled his hoops-themed newsletter today via MailChimp, returning to the basketball musings that made him a Grantland staple and propelled the rise of The Rap Year Book (check out our interview with him about the book here). Once again riding shotgun with...

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