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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Fiesta 2016: Festive Cocktails and Bites

Fiesta San Antonio is an annual celebration of the food, art and culture that make San Antonio such a unique destination. Thousands of locals, visitors and families will enjoy the various Fiesta parades this weekend. Whether you’re looking to be part of the parades, medal exchanges and after parties,  or you prefer to get away from the […]

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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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CULTURE FOCUS: FRIDA KAHLO

Artist Frida Kahlo led a complicated life, but her work and style has become in a word, iconic. Kahlo’s life began and ended in Mexico City, where she created some of best-known paintings, married (and divorced and remarried) artist Diego Rivera and rocked an incredible mustache. Kahlo created more than 250 paintings during her lifetime, but […]

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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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Staying Analog in a Digital Age

I have a weird obsession with analog notebooks. I describe my love for notebooks as weird, because few people understand this adoration in a digital age. They probably shun the notebook because papers attract clutter, (Thank you Notebook Stories/ Grandluxe for never judging me.) Since age 14, I have kept notebooks to keep track of […]

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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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Wanderlust in SA

I fight the urge to roll my eyes whenever a person tells me they have “Wanderlust.” Anyone who has read travel and culture magazines in the last five years knows the word belongs on a list of words and phrases to retire- it’s up there with “nestled” and “rolling hills” and “picturesque.” The only thing […]

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Food, Texas, Travel

The Gridiron Gentleman

SAN ANTONIO- Israel Sanchez is a film producer, an actor, and a man who always roots for the underdog. Sanchez was recently named one of Texas Monthly’s Modern Hispanic Gentlemen for his career achievements and his positive work in the San Antonio community. The award, sponsored by Ketel One recognized his dedication to individuals and […]

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