HEB http://tpr.org en Reyna Family Recalls Childhood Trips In Wagon As Oldest Operating H-E-B Closes http://tpr.org/post/reyna-family-recalls-childhood-trips-wagon-oldest-operating-h-e-b-closes <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The oldest H-E-B in San Antonio on Nogalitos&nbsp;Street <span style="line-height: 1.5;">has sold its last "Combo Loco" but a new supermarket is being built in its place to be the store of the future.</span></p><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In 1945, throngs of eager customers gathered for the store’s grand opening with its shiny new, curved block windows in the art deco style of the day.</span></p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:36:48 +0000 Eileen Pace 29243 at http://tpr.org Reyna Family Recalls Childhood Trips In Wagon As Oldest Operating H-E-B Closes Bag Ban Removed From Council Agenda For More Input, Pushed To March http://tpr.org/post/bag-ban-removed-council-agenda-more-input-pushed-march <p>This week the San Antonio City Council Governance Committee was to discuss a potential single-use plastic bag ban but the item was pulled from the agenda.</p><p>In an effort to get community input on a possible plastic bag ban in San Antonio, District 7 Councilman Cris Medina last week convened a group of people from the retail industry, the city and others to talk about a ban on single-use plastic bags.</p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 19:32:51 +0000 Ryan Loyd 26866 at http://tpr.org Bag Ban Removed From Council Agenda For More Input, Pushed To March Oldest Operating H-E-B Coming Down For Larger, Modern Supermarket http://tpr.org/post/oldest-operating-h-e-b-coming-down-larger-modern-supermarket <p>H-E-B&nbsp;plans to tear down its&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">oldest continuously operating store </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">to</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> make way for a </span>21st<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> century, high-tech supermarket.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The nearly 70-year-old store on </span>Nogalitos<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Street just north of Hwy. 90 was called “the store of tomorrow” when it opened to crowds and fanfare in 1945.</span></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 15:23:44 +0000 Eileen Pace 26133 at http://tpr.org Oldest Operating H-E-B Coming Down For Larger, Modern Supermarket H-E-B's Slimdown Showdown Gets Under Way, Gives Contestants Incentive To Get Fit http://tpr.org/post/h-e-bs-slimdown-showdown-gets-under-way-gives-contestants-incentive-get-fit <p>It’s a new year and many people are embarking on fitness goals as resolutions, but a group of 30 people are participating in the fourth installment of a competition by H-E-B to drop the pounds and get in shape.</p><p>This is the first week of H-E-B’s 14-week Slimdown Showdown, where 30 participants from around the state are in San Antonio to go through fitcamp, an evaluation of their current fitness level.</p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 17:11:24 +0000 Joey Palacios 24742 at http://tpr.org H-E-B's Slimdown Showdown Gets Under Way, Gives Contestants Incentive To Get Fit Your Last Chance To Enjoy The "Old" H-E-B Science Treehouse At The Witte http://tpr.org/post/your-last-chance-enjoy-old-h-e-b-science-treehouse-witte <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you’re looking for one last hurrah before going back to school, the </span>Witte<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Museum is offering a final chance to enjoy the "old" H-E-B Science </span>Treehouse before it closes temporarily on Jan. 5 for a complete remodel<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 16:13:28 +0000 Eileen Pace 24389 at http://tpr.org Your Last Chance To Enjoy The "Old" H-E-B Science Treehouse At The Witte San Antonio City Council Approves Closure Of Main Avenue For Downtown H-E-B http://tpr.org/post/san-antonio-city-council-approves-closure-main-avenue-downtown-h-e-b <p>A marathon city council meeting Thursday yielded a myriad of actions that San Antonio City leaders took on various issues.</p><p>Likely the biggest item of the day was the vote on the closure of a block of Main Avenue so that HEB can expand its headquarters at the Arsenal, and construct a downtown grocery store and gas station.</p><p>Charlotte Luongo and many others expressed to the council their longtime opposition of the project.</p><p>"This whole process is suspect and demonstrates a lack of democracy and respect to the citizens of San Antonio," Luongo said.</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 23:16:53 +0000 Ryan Loyd 23147 at http://tpr.org San Antonio City Council Approves Closure Of Main Avenue For Downtown H-E-B The Source: Clamping Down On Political Money | Main Street Closure Still Controversial http://tpr.org/post/source-clamping-down-political-money-main-street-closure-still-controversial <p><strong>In the first segment:</strong></p><p></p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 22:36:10 +0000 Paul Flahive 22888 at http://tpr.org The Source: Clamping Down On Political Money | Main Street Closure Still Controversial SARA General Manager Says City Not Ready For Ban On Plastic Bags - Yet http://tpr.org/post/sara-general-manager-says-city-not-ready-ban-plastic-bags-yet <p>A bag ban proposal is working its way through City Hall after District 7 Councilman Cris Medina submitted what's called a Council Consideration Request (CCR).</p><p>Medina's proposal includes a ban on single-use plastic bags in San Antonio, but included in the request is also a proposal for council meetings to go paperless and also updates to construction standards to build homes in a more energy-efficient manner.</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 23:02:48 +0000 Ryan Loyd 22214 at http://tpr.org SARA General Manager Says City Not Ready For Ban On Plastic Bags - Yet 1948 Deed May Snag H-E-B Plan To Close Main Avenue Downtown http://tpr.org/post/1948-deed-may-snag-h-e-b-plan-close-main-avenue-downtown <p><strong>Update (11/8):</strong> City officials and H-E-B <a href="http://www.mysanantonio.com/business/local/article/Group-cites-restriction-on-Main-Avenue-4964592.php" target="_blank">both told the Express-News</a> that they are aware of the newly-discovered deed, but don't see it presenting any problems for the plan to close Main Avenue.</p><p>H-E-B released a statement on the deed:</p><blockquote><p>“It is our understanding that the grantor's rights were acquired by H-E-B as a part of the Arsenal property when it was purchased in 1982.</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 22:53:47 +0000 Eileen Pace 21565 at http://tpr.org 1948 Deed May Snag H-E-B Plan To Close Main Avenue Downtown The Source: Streamlining Health Information | H-E-B Downtown http://tpr.org/post/source-streamlining-health-information-h-e-b-downtown <p><strong>In the first segment:</strong></p><p></p><p>Having all your health information at the fingertips of your doctors is more than just a useful desire, according to several recent studies it is an endeavor that would save time, millions of dollars per year to consumers as well as improve health outcomes.</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 20:04:33 +0000 Paul Flahive 20996 at http://tpr.org The Source: Streamlining Health Information | H-E-B Downtown