fitness http://tpr.org en New Signs Help San Antonio B-Cyclists Get Around Town http://tpr.org/post/new-signs-help-san-antonio-b-cyclists-get-around-town <p></p><p>Downtowners<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> have been noticing some new signage pointing out major attractions in the Center City. D</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">ozens of new signs have gone up that also help cyclists locate the nearest B-cycle station.</span></p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:40:33 +0000 Eileen Pace 29477 at http://tpr.org New Signs Help San Antonio B-Cyclists Get Around Town 50,000 People Take To The Street On Siclovia's Southtown Route http://tpr.org/post/50000-people-take-street-siclovias-southtown-route <p>Tens of thousands of people flooded Southtown on Sunday for the city’s semi-annual Síclovía, where the roads are closed to cars and open to other people-powered means of transportation.</p><p>Attendees couldn’t have asked for better weather on Sunday to ride in the open streets and Southtown was filled with bikes, runners, dog walkers and rollerbladers. In it’s sixth installment, 50,000 people attended, a slight drop from last year’s 70,000.</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:59:38 +0000 Joey Palacios 29225 at http://tpr.org 50,000 People Take To The Street On Siclovia's Southtown Route The Source: This Weekend's Siclovia Southtown Ride http://tpr.org/post/source-weekends-siclovia-southtown-ride <p>Popular fitness event <a href="http://www.ymcasatx.org/siclovia">Síclovía</a> will be rolling through Southtown on its way to Mission Concepción this Sunday, March 30.</p><p>The preceding two Síclovías have seen Broadway Street closed off to traffic so that cyclists and pedestrians could get out and move. The first event attracted 15,000 people, but last year's event saw growth to four times that number with over 65,000.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 18:10:13 +0000 Paul Flahive 28957 at http://tpr.org The Source: This Weekend's Siclovia Southtown Ride Get Ready For Siclovia This Sunday In Southtown http://tpr.org/post/get-ready-siclovia-sunday-southtown <h1 class="header" style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 21px; line-height: 23.100000381469727px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; border-bottom-width: medium; border-bottom-style: none; padding: 0px; font-family: Verdana, Arial, sans-serif;">&nbsp;</h1><p>The sixth semi-annual Síclovía will turn roadways into bike lanes this weekend as thousands of San Antonians are expected to flock to the streets.</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 22:00:06 +0000 Joey Palacios 28909 at http://tpr.org Get Ready For Siclovia This Sunday In Southtown Siclovia Takes Social Approach To Promoting March 30th Southside Event http://tpr.org/post/siclovia-takes-social-approach-promoting-march-30th-southside-event <p>It’s the event that closes down streets and invites San Antonians to come out and play, but there's change in the air. Previous Síclovía events have been held on Broadway, but this year they are moving to the Southside.</p><p>"The new route will be starting along St. Mary’s near Cesar Chavez, and then stretching down to Mission Concepción," said YMCA’s Director of Marketing Laura Waldrum. "The event is going to take place on Sunday, March 30.”</p><p>If you’re new to San Antonio, Waldrum described Síclovía this way:</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:58:11 +0000 Jack Morgan 28606 at http://tpr.org Siclovia Takes Social Approach To Promoting March 30th Southside Event Mayor Castro Praises Pre-K 4 SA, Announces One Million Pound Challenge For City http://tpr.org/post/mayor-castro-praises-pre-k-4-sa-announces-one-million-pound-challenge-city <p>San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro dove into several main themes during his annual United State of the City address downtown. Among them were health care, education, downtown revitalization and the arts.</p><p>The address was reminiscent of President Obama's State of the Union speech when Castro introduced Tracy Mayon and her four-year-old daughter, Haylee, who is a Pre-K 4 SA student this year.</p><p>The mayor said afterward in a small gathering of press that early childhood education is the issue above all others.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:31:21 +0000 Ryan Loyd 27355 at http://tpr.org Mayor Castro Praises Pre-K 4 SA, Announces One Million Pound Challenge For City 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 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 Officials Expect 75,000 At This Sunday's Siclovia On Broadway http://tpr.org/post/officials-expect-75000-sundays-siclovia-broadway <p>The fifth Síclovía<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> gets underway Sunday morning, Sept. 29, and officials promise a bigger and better-than-ever event.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> The day starts with a </span>5K<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and a steadily-growing attendance rate at the outdoor event is driving new attractions. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The high-energy, high-activity outdoor event provides the chance for thousands of people to get out and get in some physical activity. </span></p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 20:46:22 +0000 Eileen Pace 19190 at http://tpr.org Officials Expect 75,000 At This Sunday's Siclovia On Broadway San Anto's West Side Mural Bike Tour Rolls October 12 http://tpr.org/post/san-antos-west-side-mural-bike-tour-rolls-october-12 <p>The San Anto Cultural Arts Center is encouraging San Antonians to get out of their cars and onto their bikes for a ride of discovery. Public Art Program Manager John Medina wants you to show up at San Anto with your bike, your energy, and a little curiosity. If you do, he&rsquo;ll take you on a tour of significant West Side murals.</p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 19:59:43 +0000 Jack Morgan 19183 at http://tpr.org San Anto's West Side Mural Bike Tour Rolls October 12