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Recycling: San Antonio to accept plastic bags in curbside pickup

July 17, 2014
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Recycling: San Antonio to accept plastic bags in curbside pickup

If you don’t have some of those nice reusable shopping bags or say “paper please” when in the checkout line at the grocery store, breath a sigh of relief because San Antonio will now accept plastic bags in its recycling program. Solid Waste Management Department Public Relations Manager Tiffany Edwards said people can add...
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Stone Oak: Don’t Water your Lawn Right Now

July 8, 2014
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Stone Oak: Don’t Water your Lawn Right Now

If you live near the Stone Oak area, don’t water your lawn. The San Antonio Water System announced today crews are making emergency repairs on the primary water pipeline to the Stone Oak area because of a mechanical malfunction. According to SAWS, an emergency (and new) pipeline is providing water to the area. And...
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Report: SA leads Texas in school construction costs

July 3, 2014
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Report: SA leads Texas in school construction costs

In response to public information requests from Texas Comptroller Susan Combs, school districts all across Texas submitted construction costs for new schools built between 2007 and 2013. And San Antonio school districts were at the top of the list when it came to the amount of money spent on new schools. Northside, Northeast, Judson,...
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Seafood Spots Around Town

June 2, 2014
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El Bucanero

June is National Seafood Month, so like we did this last month with barbecue and burgers, we’ve compiled a list of spots to catch some seafood in the Alamo City. The is a modest list of 16 seafood joints so if we missed you’re favorite, please let us know in the comments below. The Sandbar...
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Soul Tren Latino: Henry Brun & The Latin Players Release Party

April 7, 2014
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Soul Tren Latino: Henry Brun & The Latin Players Release Party

For his newest release, Soul Tren Latino, SA mainstay and Grammy winner Henry Brun takes to the streets, translating some of his favorite soul and pop classics into the language of Latin Jazz. With the Latin Playerz, Brun reimagines the music of Marvin Gaye, The Miracles, and Ashford & Simpson. Like his playing style...
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IceJJFish & Dhananjay: The Merits of Terrible Hip-Hop Videos

April 6, 2014
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IceJJFish & Dhananjay: The Merits of Terrible Hip-Hop Videos

Like most human beings with a pulse and an internet connection, I’m a sucker for bad rap videos. In February, when IceJJFish released a high-res, low-talent video filmed on the Hays, of course I watched it more than the recommended serving size of never. Like reality TV, earnestly bad music videos bring out the worst...
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Robert Gonzales’ West of Downtown captures Barrio Life

April 4, 2014
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Robert Gonzales’ West of Downtown captures Barrio Life

For the Department for Culture & Creative Development’s 2013 Neighborhood Film Contest, graphic and visual artist Robert Gonzales submitted West of Downtown, a vibrant look at some of his favorite art on the West Side. Like Toy Story for the West Side’s commercial art, Gonzales brings colorful ice houses, auto shops and barrio murals to...
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La Panaderia Opens April 11

March 28, 2014
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Call it a Fiesta gift–La Panaderia will open its doors at 10 a.m. Friday, April 11 at 8305 Broadway. The bake shop is the brick-and-mortar offshoot of brother David and Jose Cacéres who are bringing their bread cultura to San Antonio. Goodies via La Panaderia will still be available at the Quarry Farmers and...
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5 Ways to Get Your Drink/Grub on this Week

March 26, 2014
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5 Ways to Get Your Drink/Grub on this Week

  Saturday, March 29: Come drink for a cause. It’s cocktails for the cure at Dorćol Distilling Company benefiting Susan G. Komen San Antonio. 8pm-1am, 1902 S Flores, (210) 229-0607, facebook.com/DorcolDistilling. Saturday, March 29: Gaucho Gourmet will present a very wide selection of cheeses with a grand cheese tasting of 40-50 of the best European...
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Beenie Man brings Dancehall, History of Homophobia to SA

March 25, 2014
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UPDATED: 3/25/2014 at 1:36pm In my hometown of Boston, Ma exists the greatest radio station on Earth: Big City Radio. A brew of Top 40, Caribbean pop, old school rap and dancehall, Big City serves the significant Caribbean population in Beantown, doing so illegally as a pirate station without an FCC license for several years....
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