Shearer Hills/Ridgeview: A hidden gem that converges food and shopping, and navigates country’s immigration issue
In this episode of Know My Neighborhood, we talk to the people who make Shearer Hills/Ridgeview a mecca for foodies and shopping, and the controversy that comes with being one of the hotspots of the country’s immigration issue.
81-year-old victim in escalator attack caught on camera suffered ‘severe’ injuries
San Antonio police are looking for two suspects in connection with the January 27 attack on a man on an escalator. Surveillance video shows one suspect pulling him down from the moving staircase, then throwing him to the ground.
‘My nightmare came to reality’: Mother of young woman killed in Castle Hills shooting seeks answers
The mother of a 19-year-old woman shot to death in Castle Hills on Sunday morning is speaking out about her daughter’s death and pleading with the public to help police find the person or people responsible.
One Year Later: Coronavirus evacuee returned to isolation after visiting North Star Mall
SAN ANTONIO – Editor’s note: This story is a look back at some of the biggest developments of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. AdIn an effort to inspire confidence after the potential exposure, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg visited the mall and ate lunch there, too. Had a great lunch at North Star Mall! AdIn the coming weeks, Nirenberg would issue “Stay Home, Work Safe” emergency orders as cases began to spread throughout the San Antonio community and the rest of the country. Read more:Timeline: Every major COVID-19 development in San Antonio since the start of the pandemicYour COVID-19 vaccine questions answered with University Health’s Dr. Jason BowlingHow to register for the COVID-19 vaccine in San Antonio when appointments are available
Do you recognize this man, accused of robbing Macy’s at North Star Mall?
Do you recognize this person? SAN ANTONIO – A man stole merchandise from the Macy’s store at North Star Mall, threatened an employee with a cutting instrument, then ran off -- and investigators are still working to identify and arrest him, authorities said Wednesday. The mall robbery took place at 4:15 p.m. Jan. 11 at 7400 San Pedro Ave., in San Antonio. Crime Stoppers may pay up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case. To be eligible for a reward, tips must be submitted directly to Crime Stoppers.
Pluckers Wing Bar to open third location in San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO – Editor’s note: This story was published through a partnership between the San Antonio Business Journal and KSAT. Austin-based Pluckers Wing Bar is inching closer to central San Antonio with a planned location near the airport in 2021. Co-founder Sean Greenberg said on Monday that the popular wings chain with flavor favorites like Spicy Lemon Pepper, Jamango Jerk and the garlic-heavy Vampire Killer plans to open a third San Antonio location at 92 NE Interstate 410. The location will take over an old Logan’s Roadhouse just east of North Star Mall and south of the San Antonio International Airport. Read more on this story and where Pluckers hopes to open next at the San Antonio Business Journal.
Restaurant in North Star Mall dinged for moldy celery, jalapeños
SAN ANTONIO – A restaurant inside North Star Mall was cited by health inspectors last month, after moldy and spoiled celery and jalapeños were discovered inside a walk-in cold storage unit. Bistro Thai, located at 7400 San Pedro Avenue, received a score of 83 and was ordered to go through a reinspection following the Oct. 19 probe. The bistro was also cited for storing raw animal foods above ready-to-eat foods, health records show. To see more health inspection scores and to go Behind the Kitchen Door with Dillon Collier, click HERE for our special section. Check out more restaurant scores by clicking here.
When will San Antonio malls reopen?
SAN ANTONIO – After announcing last week that retailers and malls could begin offering curbside service, Governor Abbott literally opened the doors for malls and retailers this week. Simon -- the biggest mall owner in the country -- will reopen 49 of its properties, including two San Antonio-area malls on Friday. The Shops at La Cantera: After placing an order, head to the pickup location specific to that retailer. 2Barnes and Noble: Hours not detailed, pickup location outside storeDillard’s: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., pickup location at Dillard’s truck dockFinish Line: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., pickup location No. 3Neiman Marcus: Hours not detailed, pickup location at valet circleNordstrom: 11 a.m.-7 p.m., pickup location at the south entrancePottery Barn: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., pickup location No.
San Antonio mayor posts picture of lunch visit to North Star Mall following coronavirus concerns
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg posted photos on his social media pages of his visit to North Star Mall Thursday, just days after the mall closed for cleaning following news that a woman who tested positive for novel coronavirus had visited the shopping center. “Had a great lunch at North Star Mall! The visit was an apparent act of goodwill toward the mall that unwittingly was thrust into the spotlight this week. The woman visited North Star Mall on Saturday and checked into a Holiday Inn Express near the San Antonio International Airport before a pending test revealed a “weakly” positive result for coronavirus. Officials: Coronavirus patient returned to isolation after visiting North Star Mall, checking into hotel near SA airportAdding insult to injury, it was revealed that federal health officials had planned to drop off released quarantined cruise ship passengers at the mall on Tuesday,.
North Star Mall reopens after infected coronavirus evacuee visited shopping center
North Star Mall reopens after infected coronavirus evacuee visited shopping centerPublished: March 3, 2020, 12:16 pmNorth Star Mall has reopened following a deep cleaning after a woman “visited our shopping center and was later found to have tested positive for the coronavirus,” according to the mall’s Facebook page.
Artist who created iconic San Antonio cowboy boots sculpture at North Star Mall dies
AUSTIN – Bob “Daddy-O” Wade, the artist who created the iconic, giant cowboy boots at North Star Mall, died this week at the age of 76, according to media reports. The artist died of heart failure Monday evening at his home in Austin. According to Austin 360, Dan Bullock, an Austin civic engagement leader, posted on social media Tuesday about the loss of his friend. On the way from Washington, D.C. to San Antonio, the boots got stuck under an overpass. From that point on, the truck drivers responsible for moving the boots took back roads all the way to Texas.
Buddy the Elf searches North Star Mall for Santa!
SAN ANTONIO – Mike Osterhage and Buddy go on a fun-filled adventure to find Santa at North Star Mall. Buddy tells Mike about the production of “Elf The Musical” at The Public Theater of San Antonio. “Buddy embarks on a journey to discover his true identity and is determined to win over his new family. This modern day holiday classic reminds us that the best way to spread Christmas Cheer is singing loud for all to hear." “Elf The Musical” is performing at The Public Theater of San Antonio now through December 22nd.
18-year-old suspect arrested in North Star Mall stabbings that hospitalized 2 teens
SAN ANTONIO – A teenager has been arrested after an alleged fight inside North Star Mall led to the stabbings of two teens. Anthony Rodriguez, 18, was arrested after police questioned several witnesses to the Tuesday night incident, according to San Antonio police. The suspect was seen running from the mall with a group of males amid the chaos after the stabbings near Forever 21, according to police. During the fight, a suspect pulled a knife and stabbed two men, ages 17 and 18, police said. After the stabbings, the two groups ran throughout mall property, both inside and outside, SAPD Sgt.