A pedestrian crosswalk appeared Friday morning at the intersection of North St. Mary’s and East Mistletoe, placed there by an anonymous group.
Crossing Broadway Street on foot is often a dangerous proposition and a particular stretch of the six-lane thoroughfare north of downtown has seen increased pedestrian traffic brought by The DoSeum, San Antonio’s new children’s museum. City officials and construction personnel, gathered across Broadway Street from the DoSeum at Lions Field on Tuesday to celebrate the completion […]
A strange thing happened as I followed the Yaden family walking across Broadway to Pearl Parkway on their way to the Pearl Farmer’s Market: A southbound VIA bus and several private vehicles heading in both directions stopped to give pedestrians the right of way on the busy thoroughfare. No, this wasn’t a dream. For at […]
Robert McGarraugh loved growing up in the Cottage District of Alamo Heights so much, he bought the house next door to his childhood home.
Policymakers have eagerly promoted walking and bicycle riding, but those activities are becoming increasingly dangerous in America.
Archaeological work that was slated to start on Tuesday morning will actually start sometime later this summer, according to officials, or perhaps later this week. “We’re still doing a lot of homework,” said Becky Dinnin, director of the Alamo for the Texas General Land Office (GLO) on Tuesday. Teams will start work at two sites adjacent […]
A design competition can be an incredibly seductive proposition for an aspiring architect. A blind contest of this sort affords the emerging architect an opportunity to compete against larger and more established firms and have their ideas judged purely on their merit. All this is made even more tempting by the oft-told stories of unknown […]
In September 2015, the City of San Antonio launched Vision Zero, an initiative championed by City Councilwoman Shirley Gonzales (D5), with unanimous support from City leadership and elected officials. The purpose of Vision Zero is to educate pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists on the importance of traveling safely. San Antonio recently struggled with an alarming number of traffic-related […]
Artists took notes and listened intently while on a special after-hours tour at The DoSeum Tuesday evening. The DoSeum is joining fellow children’s museums in major cities like Boston, Denver, and Pittsburgh in launching its artist-in-residence program. The museum invited local, regional, and national professional artists to vie for the chance to have their work featured in San Antonio’s […]
The owner of a small hair salon has a big problem: the historic Mahncke Park home that it’s located in is still officially considered a house. At least six neighbors from the Mahncke Park Neighborhood Association attended the Zoning Commission meeting on Tuesday to speak against a zoning change that would allow for the small business […]