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  • UTOPIAfest Announces Daily Lineups

    August 20, 2014
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    UTOPIAfest Announces Daily Lineups

    The eccentric and one of a kind UTOPIAfest has announced the daily lineups for their 2014 festival. Featuring Austin’s Golden Dawn Arkestra, the big band vibes directly from the cosmic big band sounds of jazz innovator Sun Ra. On Friday, indie-folker Father John Misty and Wu-Tang’s GZA, performing with Austin funk octet Brownout, appear...
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  • Topless Rally Planned For Sunday

    August 20, 2014
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    Topless Rally Planned For Sunday

    This Sunday, the girls are coming out. August 24 marks the 7th annual GoTopless Day, and 60 cities around the world will bear witness to a wave of demonstrations in the name of female equality as women march in protest for the right to air out their areolas. For those who are unaware, women...
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  • Survey Says: San Antonio is Satisfied with Services

    August 20, 2014
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    Survey Says: San Antonio is Satisfied with Services

    Are you satisfied? According to the City of San Antonio, residents rated overall quality of city services as “excellent” or “good” 70 percent of time, up from 66 percent in 2008. San Antonio released results from its fourth community-wide survey on Wednesday. The survey, which was conducted by ETC Institute, found that Alamo City...
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  • 7 Ways to Get Your Drink/Grub on this Week

    August 20, 2014
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    7 Ways to Get Your Drink/Grub on this Week

    Wednesday, August 20: If missing a screening of The Princess Bride is what you might consider inconceivable, then get your ass down to The Friendly Spot. The amiable icehouse will post up their giant screen with the 1987 classic starring Cary Elwes, Robin Wright and Homeland’s Mandy Patinkin. Bonus–it’s Saint Arnold Brewing Co. Pint...
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  • Marijuana, Marriage and the Republican Liberty Caucus

    August 20, 2014
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    Marijuana, Marriage and the Republican Liberty Caucus

    Medical marijuana almost made it onto the Texas Republican Party platform during the GOP’s June convention. Teresa Cleghorn, who founded the Bexar County Republican Liberty Caucus six weeks ago, said the language was tossed out of the platform by a 60 percent vote from delegates who were opposed to medicinal cannabis. “It was kind...
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  • Shot of the Week: Fernet-Branca

    August 20, 2014
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    There’s a reason we named Fernet Brancas as our best specialty shot in this April’s Best of San Antonio issue. This shit is delicious. I recently celebrated an afternoon off with a shot of the Italian herbal liqueur at Barbaro. While I may have sampled Fernet in a slew of cocktails, I had never...
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