Food

SA celebrates LGBTQ community in new magazine

The San Antonio community celebrated the launch of “Out in SA,” the city’s first LGBTQ magazine on Saturday with an incredible brunch. Inside the Southwest School of the Arts, attendees enjoyed delicious food and drinks like “The Chile Boy” from the Brooklynite, Duck “Barbacoa” tacos from Amaya’s Tacos, and free makeup and hair touchups from […]

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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

How to Reclaim the F-Word? Just Call Beyoncé

Originally posted on TIME:
Militant. Radical. Man-hating. If you study word patterns in media over the past two decades, you’ll find that these are among the most common terms used to talk about the word “feminist.” Yes, I did this — with the help of a linguist and a tool called the Corpus of Contemporary…

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Food

SA ready to scream for LICK Ice Creams

I’m generally not an “ice cream” person, but I seem to forget that each time I approach the LICK Ice Creams counter. It’s nearly impossible to say no to a waffle cone filled with fresh and unique flavor combinations like Smoky Watermelon, Goat Cheese Thyme and Honey (my favorite), and Blushing Blueberry. Owners Chad Palmatier and  Anthony Sobotik opened their […]

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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

Leto’s ‘Rayon’ will lead to better roles

In the Time Ideas article,”Don’t Applaud Jared Leto’s Transgender ‘Mammy’,” Steve Friess compares Jared Leto’s performance as a transgender in “The Dallas Buyers Club” to that of actress Hattie McDaniel’s performance as ‘Mammy’ in the film “Gone With the Wind.” Whatever feelings may arise from watching McDaniel’s performance now, in 1940 she made history as the […]

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Food

Why Vday Doesn’t have to Suck

As a twenty-something who has been on both sides of the relationship spectrum, I have to admit the holidays are easier (not necessarily better) when you celebrate them with a significant other. There are many holidays that isolate singles, but one of the worst is  Valentine’s Day. Until this year, I dreaded going Valentine’s Day […]

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