Downtown San Antonio sees boost in tourism during NCAA women’s tournament
SAN ANTONIO – Downtown San Antonio has even more traffic this year during spring break due to the NCAA Women’s Championship tournament. These visitors, along with those coming into town for spring break, are also benefiting local businesses. “It’s been really nice. AdTanya Rodriguez, a restaurant and bar manager, said between spring break and the NCAA tournament, it’s really helped business. The River Walk is wonderful and very friendly people and it’s really nice.
NEISD elementary students add special surprise to meal distribution for Raul Jiménez Thanksgiving Dinner
Convention Center will be empty as the Raúl Jiménez Thanksgiving Dinner is going mobile. IN partnership with the Raúl Jiménez Thanksgiving Dinner, the Thanksgiving cards will be gifted to seniors and individuals experiencing homelessness. Buendía said he’s excited for the holiday and thankful he’ll also have the same blessing that the Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner will provide for thousands this year. NEISD elementary students make special surprise added to meal distribution for Raul Jiménez Thanksgiving Dinner (Copyright 2020 by KSAT - All rights reserved.) To learn more about the Raúl Jiménez Thanksgiving Dinner, click here.
Downtown San Antonio businesses prepare for potential civil unrest after election
Downtown San Antonio businesses prepare for potential civil unrest after electionPublished: November 3, 2020, 11:31 amThroughout downtown, businesses are boarding up their windows and doors, bracing for potential unrest starting on Election Day ahead of what many are calling the most contentious election of our lives.
Love Lock Fence finds temporary new home in San Antonio due to bridge repairs
SAN ANTONIO Nothing says commitment quite like taking a lock to a bridge and tossing a key into the river. The Love Lock Bridge in San Antonio is a must-visit destination for couples near and far; however, beginning next week, the Love Lock Fence will be moved to a temporary, new location due to bridge repairs. The fence, which is originally adjacent to the San Antonio River between the Kallison Walk Bridge and Market Street downtown, will be moved to the Kallison Walk Bridge, according to Public Works. The new location is still in close proximity to the downtown Courthouse Wedding Chapel, where couples that get married there then go to Love Lock Bridge and lock-in their love before throwing their key into the San Antonio River, according to officials. The previous location of the fence will be closed until the bridge can be repaired, officials said.
Popular San Antonio BBQ joint closes its doors, opens at new location this weekend
SAN ANTONIO After four years of delivering BBQ on the East Side of Downtown San Antonio, Smoke the Restaurant is closing its doors and moving down the street. The venue and BBQ restaurant, like most restaurants around the country, has been devastated by the Covid-19 pandemic. With this new location, Martinez said, Our goal is to adapt and thrive.The new location will be operational starting as soon as this Friday. BBQ Platter from the Smoke the Restaurant with pickles and onionsThe new space will offer 8,000 square feet of dining space and outdoor entertainment. Follow Texas Eats on Facebook and Instagram.
'While You Were Sleeping': Downtown San Antonio's sparkle comes from crews working all night
'While You Were Sleeping': Downtown San Antonio's sparkle comes from crews working all nightPublished: December 13, 2019, 7:48 pm'While You Were Sleeping': Downtown San Antonio's sparkle comes from crews working all night