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New Crosswalk on Broadway Designed to Protect Pedestrians

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 […]

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After More ‘Homework,’ Alamo Plaza Archaeological Dig Will Begin

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 […]

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Commentary: City Makes Strides Toward Vision Zero

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 […]

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DoSeum Launches Artist-in-Residence Program

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 […]

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Hair Salon in Mahncke Park Home Divides Commission

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 […]