SAGE http://tpr.org en San Antonio One Of Five Cities To Earn Presidential Promise Zone Designation http://tpr.org/post/san-antonio-one-five-cities-earn-presidential-promise-zone-designation <p>On Thursday President Barack Obama will announce that San Antonio is one of five promise zones that will receive additional tools to help revive struggling and impoverished neighborhoods.</p><p>The other promise zone's are: Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Southeastern Kentucky, and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.</p><p>The announcement by the White House means that the zones will get tax incentives and grants to help places like San Antonio's Eastside build better neighborhoods, residential areas and businesses.</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 16:09:26 +0000 Ryan Loyd 24784 at http://tpr.org San Antonio One Of Five Cities To Earn Presidential Promise Zone Designation Inaugural Music festival on San Antonio's Eastside Oct. 20 http://tpr.org/post/inaugural-music-festival-san-antonios-eastside-oct-20 <p><a href="http://www.sagesanantonio.org/" target="_blank">San Antonio for Growth on the Eastside (SAGE)</a> has announced its first music festival will take place next month.</p><p>On Oct. 20, San Antonio's Eastside will be flooded with Jazz, R&amp;B, Salsa, Tejano, Blues, Country and just about every other type of music.</p><p>SAGE is hosting the festival that touts itself as a celebration of diversity on the Eastside. SAGE executive director Jackie Gorman said that while recognizing culture, the festival will also be a fundraiser for the non-profit.</p> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 19:05:41 +0000 Joey Palacios 339 at http://tpr.org Inaugural Music festival on San Antonio's Eastside Oct. 20