Food, Texas, Travel

Sneak Peek of Jazz, TX

Dancing, drinks, and dishes served at a lively tempo: this is Jazz, TX. After months of hushed excitement, the music venue will open its doors to the public on Tuesday, August 23. The venue – a unique combination of a jazz lounge and Texas history– is located in the basement of the original Bottling Department at Pearl, and invites visitors to step into […]

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Art, Food, Texas, Travel

Miró arrives in S.A.

Joan Miró is synonymous with bold colors, abstract designs and creative innovation.  The Spanish-born artist created hundreds of paintings, sculptures and drawings throughout his lifetime, but he is best remembered for his friendship with fellow Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, and the playful and colorful compositions that he developed during the second half of his career (1963-1981.) In […]

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Food, Texas

“Brews and Blooms” back at the S.A. Botanical this weekend

The Alamo City kicks off the summer season this Saturday with the ever-popular”Brews and Blooms” event held at the San Antonio Botanical Garden.   Now in its third year, “Brews and Blooms” invites its adult visitors to explore the beautiful gardens while enjoying music, drinks and food.    Each attendee will receive a commemorative glass and tickets for […]

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Texas

S.A. bees find new homes in the city

On the rooftop of the Omni Hotel at the Colonnade, swarms of Texas bees work to pollinate the hotel’s garden and supply guests with delicious honey. It may sound like the plot in a Pixar film, but non-profits like the Central Texas Honeybee Rescue are determined to make this a reality for underutilized urban spaces throughout the state. Since 2014, […]

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Food, Texas

Manhattans are served best with class

“There used to be a running joke among bartenders, ‘What’s going to last longer? My bottle of bitters or my marriage?’ Dale DeGroff said during a recent bitters seminar hosted by Dickel Whiskey and the SoHo Wine and Martini Bar.

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Food, Texas, Travel

Hotel Havana celebrates Fiesta with style

April marks an important month for the historic Hotel Havana, a landmark located in Downtown San Antonio, with its’ well-known bar, Ocho.  April 2014  will mark  Fiesta season, as well as Havana’s 100th year in San Antonio. The hotel has decided to celebrate the occasions in true Havana style. Fiesta-goers can choose from the three different fiesta medals […]

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Food, Texas, Travel

A Movable, Embarrassing Feast

I found a few euros today while cleaning my room, and I found myself missing Paris. Every country has their own rhythm, and every city keeps time. If France perpetuates the idea that life can be controlled and created with beautiful precision, Paris proves that living perfection exists. I visited Paris with a school group […]

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Food, Texas

Late Night Menu at NAO: Where to go after 10 pm

It’s 10 pm on a Saturday night. In San Antonio, this usually means closing time for restaurants, a couple of movie showings before closing, or you can embark on a  frustrating search for parking downtown. Restaurants like NAO offering late night menus bring hope of a world that exists outside of downtown after 10. NAO […]

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