History of Pearl Brewing Company and meaning behind triple X on Pearl Beer labeling
SAN ANTONIO The Pearl Brewing Company traces its beginnings in San Antonio to the early 1880s when brewer Jaroslav Behloradsky opened the City Brewery and started to produce lager beer. When Pearl Beer came to the US, the spelling was changed to English. The triple Xs is a symbol that goes back centuries to designate the highest quality of brew by European monasteries. Pearl Beer and the brewing company immediately became a leader in the industry. This months Pearl Beer relaunch was heavily influenced by its past and brings the story full circle.
How Santikos became San Antonio’s theater chain, and its plans for two new locations
(Images of John L. Santikos and theaters provided by the Santikos company.) Santikos opened the Palace Theater in 1923 and expanded to drive-ins, including the Mission and San Pedro locations in the 1940s. (KSAT)(Images of John L. Santikos and theaters provided by the Santikos company.) (KSAT)(Images of John L. Santikos and theaters provided by the Santikos company.) (KSAT)(Images of John L. Santikos and theaters provided by the Santikos company.)
Spanish films, iconic performances, desegregation: More interesting facts about SA’s Alameda Theater
SAN ANTONIO – The Alameda Theater is one of the last symbols of San Antonio’s Golden Age for grand movie palaces. (Images of the historic Alameda Theater.) (Images of the historic Alameda Theater.) (Images of the historic Alameda Theater.) “The time they went with friends to to enjoy an amazing event, an amazing movie, a performance.
Throwback Thursday: How Mt. Zion Church impacted Civil Rights in SA; Bible that lasted through fire
Zion First Baptist Church on Martin Luther King Drive has served the San Antonio community and opened its doors to those in need. “The church was there for a long time until 1924 when they marched from Santos Street to this current location and they built this church,” said Rev. It continues to serve community members, no matter what race or social status. “We’re here to do God’s will and not just to look good or to say, look how long we’ve been here,” said Rev. “We want people to say, ‘look what God is doing.’”There are generations of families that have walked through the doors and worshipped at Mt.