Literature

New book painstakingly recreates the mysterious San Antonio landmark Miraflores

Anne Elise Urrutia’s Miraflores: San Antonio's Mexican Garden of Memory employs archival photographs, maps, diagrams and a research-driven narrative to offer a virtual tour of the landmark.

By Bryan Rindfuss

There's a distinct sense of mystery to Miraflores, the gated green space viewable from Hildebrand Avenue near Broadway. Evocative of Frances Hodgson Burnett's early 20th-century novel The Secret Garden, Miraflores invites imaginative speculation and has unwittingly welcomed countless trespassers...

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All the NSFW fun we saw at San Antonio's 2nd Annual Wild West Burlesque show

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This San Antonio home for sale has a porch swing in its living room, a koi pond and a waterfall

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25 corn mazes and pumpkin patches within driving distance of San Antonio

South Texas may not get very much "fall weather," but we still can have plenty of fall fun. To that end, we…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Bracken UMC Pumpkin Patch
20377 FM 2252, (830) 606-6717, facebook.com/BrackenUMCPumpkinPatch
Bracken UMC's pumpkin patch is open daily throughout October, from 4-7 p.m. on Monday-Friday and 9 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday-Sunday. The church is also hosting a Fall Fest and Patch or Treat on October 22.
Photo via Instagram / _royalchambers
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