Broadway http://tpr.org en Witte Museum Soon To Be Unrecognizable http://tpr.org/post/witte-museum-soon-be-unrecognizable <p>One of the city’s oldest institutions is changing, and in a very big way.<br /><br />"We’re adding 65,000 sq. ft., some of which is renovated space, some of which is new space," said Marise McDermott, president and CEO of the Witte Museum.</p><p>“The Witte is going through a major transformation, we’re very excited," she said. "It’s so radical, or so dramatic, that we are calling it the new Witte.”</p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:49:13 +0000 Jack Morgan 35704 at http://tpr.org Witte Museum Soon To Be Unrecognizable VIA Releases Economic Impact Study For Streetcar http://tpr.org/post/releases-economic-impact-study-streetcar <p>VIA Metropolitan Transit has released a commissioned study showing a $1.3 billion economic impact along the routes of its proposed streetcar system. Those opposed to the street car system say the transit authority is paying for exactly what they want to hear.</p><p>The economic impact study commissioned by the <a href="http://www.saberinstitute.org/" target="_blank">SABÉR Institute</a> at St. Mary’s University and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce predicts a multi-billion dollar return on investment over 25 years through VIA’s initial $280 million.</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:26:17 +0000 Joey Palacios 34300 at http://tpr.org VIA Releases Economic Impact Study For Streetcar International Friendship Brings French Family Restaurant To San Antonio http://tpr.org/post/international-friendship-brings-french-family-restaurant-san-antonio <p>Among the historic buildings and shuffle of people and traffic on Broadway near downtown is a modern, chic sign that reads "Saveurs 209." The word is French and the people inside argue that the taste of their food will satisfy the pickiest of food critics.</p><p>"Especially in Paris, people are very picky," said restaurateur Sylvain Nykiel. "But in Paris, people know really really food. They are foodies."</p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 14:40:51 +0000 Ryan Loyd 25445 at http://tpr.org International Friendship Brings French Family Restaurant To San Antonio City Taking Over Maintenance For Some State Roads In Limited TxDOT "Turnback" Deal http://tpr.org/post/city-taking-over-maintenance-some-state-roads-limited-txdot-turnback-deal <p>San Antonio will be taking control of 21.8 miles of roads within the city that are currently owned and maintained by the state.</p><p>But to get to this point, city leaders placed strict conditional requirements on the Texas Department of Transportation.</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 22:32:44 +0000 Ryan Loyd 24710 at http://tpr.org City Taking Over Maintenance For Some State Roads In Limited TxDOT "Turnback" Deal Siclovia Draws Record Crowd, Looks To Southtown In March http://tpr.org/post/siclovia-draws-record-crowd-looks-southtown-march <p>Síclovía has once again shattered its attendance record despite a bout of rain early Sunday morning. 73,000 people came to play in the streets on Sunday, breaking the 65,000 person record set in April.</p><p>Since it&rsquo;s inception in 2011, YMCA President Sandy Morander said San Antonio has improved it&rsquo;s body-mass index level according to the Centers for Disease Control.</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 15:20:56 +0000 Joey Palacios 19362 at http://tpr.org Siclovia Draws Record Crowd, Looks To Southtown In March Traffic Causing Havoc, Trucks Ripping Apart Oak Trees In Mahncke Park http://tpr.org/post/traffic-causing-havoc-trucks-ripping-apart-oak-trees-mahncke-park <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mahncke Park residents are asking the city for help with traffic cutting through their neighborhood to avoid on-going construction on Broadway.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Residents are worried about the safety of their children and the integrity of the neighborhood.</span></p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 22:35:00 +0000 Eileen Pace 14301 at http://tpr.org Traffic Causing Havoc, Trucks Ripping Apart Oak Trees In Mahncke Park