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Phil Collins Donates Collection of Alamo Artifacts

As a member of Genesis and as a solo artist he has created the soundtrack to our lives for the past four decades, and on October 28th multiple Grammy Award winner Phil Collins will put a song in the hearts of history buffs as he donates treasured items to the people of Texas. The musical […]

San Antonio: From Haunted Hotels to Mysterious Museums

With its long (and sometimes bloody) history, it’s not surprising that more than a few ghost sightings have been reported in San Antonio. The settings vary: Behind a two-century-old home, a night watchman hears the sound of a woman’s cries coming from the depths of a sealed well. In a downtown hotel, employees repeatedly see […]

San Antonio Folk Dance Festival, March 15 – 17, 2013

Follow in the footsteps of your forefathers by learning to move your feet to the beat of music from every corner of the globe at a festival that will waltz away with your heart. Celebrating its 55th year, the festival not only offers a series of workshops to pass on the traditions of cultural dances, […]

San Antonio Wine Festival, February 15 – 17, 2013

Say “Cheers!” as a vintage event on San Antonio’s social calendar makes 2013 a very good year with a two-day toast to refined refreshment. The Wine Opener Uncorking the ‘spirit’ed festival, guests with a love of the grape will cluster at The St. Anthony Hotel on February 15h for The Wine Opener– a black-tie affair where […]

Cowboy Breakfast, San Antonio, TX, January 25, 2013

Foodies are invited to join a throng 50,000 strong as they savor a taste of frontier life at the world’s largest free breakfast. Since 1979 the Cowboy Breakfast Foundation has served up heaping helpings of food favored by wranglers. This year attendees can greet the dawn of a new day with such Lone Star staples […]

Martin Luther King, Jr. March, San Antonio, TX, January 21, 2013

Each third Monday in January a throng 100,000 strong gather for a walk in remembrance of a man who helped the nation take great strides toward equality for all. “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” The stirring words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. inspire each step […]

Tamales! at Pearl, San Antonio, Dec. 3, 2011

Aw shucks, folks, you say your family recipe produces the best tamales in town? Well, here’s your chance to back up your claim at the second annual Tamales! at Pearl taking place on December 3, 2011 at San Antonio’s historic Pearl complex. First place winners can wrap up $1000 prizes in three different categories: Best […]

Hilton Palacio Del Rio Gets Renovation

It’s been an iconic part of the downtown San Antonio skyline since 1968 when the world was invited to the Alamo City during Hemisfair. The Hilton Palacio Del Rio’s 21 story tower was built using modular construction, a revolutionary process at the time, and was completed in just 202 days. Since then, the hotel has […]

San Antonio Hotels Offer Discount Rates

Since we are big fans of San Antonio, we’d like to pass along some late breaking developments about a chance to save big on some last minute bargains on stays in the Alamo City. As part of their long-running S.A.V.E.  (San Antonio Vacation Experience) program, the San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau has introduced Limited […]

Culinaria Restaurant Week, San Antonio, Aug. 20-27, 2011

Something good is cooking in San Antonio! It’s the annual Culinaria Restaurant Week when diners can sample cuisine from dozens of the Alamo City’s best restaurants offering prix fixe 3-course menus at special rates. It’s the perfect opportunity to experience San Antonio’s culinary delights. Restaurant Week is sponsored by CULINARIA, San Antonio’s premier wine and […]

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