Worth Repeating

Roberto Adrian Martinez

Jim Beal spent decades as a journalist and a few more as a musician. He has a surplus of stories about the city's numerous artists. This one takes place in early 90's. It features one of San Antonio's biggest cultural icons, a writer from Spin magazine and a shedding cat.

Roberto Adrian Martinez

   In the spring of 1938, noted journalist and novelist Graham Green wrote of San Antonio that he had never  seen such opulence set immediately next to such abject poverty.

Roberto Adrian Martinez

 Fifty years ago, the city of San Antonio held the World’s Fair. The event brought the global attention, investment -- resulting in Hemisfair downtown -- and even some royalty. Anastacio Bueno was there.

Roberto Adrian Martinez

Mike Sutter is a food writer for the San Antonio Express-News, and his story tonight is all about discovering the City through food. Back in 2016 he quipped that he wanted to replicate a series of taco reports he had done in Austin down here. The project would mean he ate at a different taco joint every day for 365 days.  Be careful what you wish for.


Roberto Adrian Martinez

Veronica Davila traces her family line back to the original 16 families that founded San Antonio.  While that sounds like a big deal, she tells us it took a while for her to embrace it.

For years she avoided the Canary Islanders' garb that her mother proudly wore to events, sweating in the heat. It took a couple of decades and a reborn urban center for Veronica to fall back in love with the city of her birth. It wasn't long before she found herself sweating in the sun in full period attire.

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