Artists wanted to create massive installation for downtown San Antonio’s San Pedro Creek
SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio River Authority is calling for Bexar County artists to apply for a unique opportunity to create a mural for the San Pedro Creek Culture Park downtown. The segment of the creek, which is the second for the park, is currently under construction. The opportunity is open to artists who live in Bexar County and are at least 18 years old. The selected team will have to review designs with SARA and Bexar County officials, and it will be voted upon by the Bexar County Commissioners Court. SARA officials said the artwork should depict the history of San Pedro Creek.
‘There’s no place for this in the River Walk,': SA River Authority says wakeboarding is illegal at city parks
SAN ANTONIO – Wakeboarding may be a fun, enjoyable water sport but there is no place for it at the San Antonio River Walk or the San Pedro Creek Culture Park, the San Antonio River Authority said. A video surfaced on YouTube earlier this week, showing a man wakeboarding on the River Walk. It jeopardizes the safety of those doing it, passersby who are out enjoying the recreational amenities, and features along the river," SARA said in a statement. If you’re looking for a safe area to wakeboard, or for more on approved recreational activities in San Antonio, click here. RELATED: Investigation underway after San Antonio Riverwalk becomes target of graffiti
Parts of Alamo Street reduced to 2 lanes through 2023 as construction of San Pedro Creek Culture Park continues
SAN ANTONIO – Portions of Alamo Street will be reduced to two lanes of traffic as construction continues on San Pedro Creek Culture Park, The San Antonio River Authority announced. Construction of the park is entering Phase 2, spanning from Guadalupe Street to just north of Cevallos Street. According to the River Authority, the partial street closure is necessary to begin work on replacing the Alamo Street bridge. The San Pedro Creek Culture Park construction process is phased in four total phases, with three segments in Phase 1, The River Authority said. When the four phases are complete, the San Pedro Creek Culture Park will span 2.2 miles through downtown.