The San Antonio River Authority is executing another massive project based on one of the city’s waterways.
Coming on the heels of its now five-year-old Museum Reach, and its nearly finished Mission Reach transformations of the San Antonio River, the San Antonio River Authority will soon exercise that authority over another of the city’s smaller waterways.
Blue Star has opened yet another new exhibit. It's called "Dark and Lovely," and it has an interesting premise.
"Dark and Lovely explores issues of identity by exploring hair, and how those tiny, delicate strands have the power to identify us to the world," said Jennifer Ling Datchuk, the artist behind the exhibit. And to her, hair is a really big deal.
On Thursday, October 16, TPR members can enjoy complimentary admission to three of Fredericksburg's historic museums from 2 to 5 p.m., followed by a special cocktail reception at the National Museum of the Pacific War. Fredericksburg has long been known for its shopping, dining, and recreational lodging -- but there's plenty of history in the city as well. Take the opportunity to learn more at the following sites:
The debate is heating up over San Antonio Police Chief William McManus' proposal to tighten the city's panhandling ordinance.
The issue, which was presented to the council's public safety committee in early September, will again be heard by the same committee in October. But it's not being received well by some sitting members of the committee.
District 9 Councilman Joe Krier believes that the ordinance may be at odds with freedom of speech and that people can express their right to give a buck to someone if they want.
A few lucky families in San Antonio got the chance of a lifetime this weekend to preview the new children's museum debuting next summer. It'll be called The Do Seum because it will be focused on kids who will be doing things to learn.
As parents showed up with their kids in tow, Senior Marketing Manager Cristina Noriega extended a heart-felt welcome.
"Thank you so much for coming," she told the crowd.
The battle to change the city's ordinance dealing with neighborhood historic designation, and the process for attaining it, continues.
A very motivated group of homeowners in the Mahncke Park neighborhood, upset about the ongoing attempt to make their neighborhood "historic," has been calling city councilors, emailing media outlets, filing open records requests, and trying to change it to a "more democratic" method. They say they aren't being listened to.
Members of the Texas House are taking another look at implementing a driver ID program for those who may be in the country illegally.
The Texas House State Affairs Committee is reviewing whether or not a driver ID program is needed. During the 2013 legislative session, state Rep. Byron Cook, R-Corsicana, authored legislation that addressed a 2011 law requiring proof of legal residency when applying for a driver’s license.