If the main goal for any massive urban economic expenditure is to bring people into the city from the outside, skepticism is justified.
In addition to the matchups between the four competing teams, other events and activities will also take place around downtown this weekend.
Local economist Steve Nivin projects the Final Four will attract 93,000 out-of-town visitors and inject $185 million into the economy.
The Believe It Foundation on Friday announced Believe It Bikes, a citywide adaptive bike program for children with physical disabilities.
Tom Benson, the auto and banking magnate who built his fortune in San Antonio, is remembered here as a business and philanthropic leader.
Pau Gasol, the San Antonio Spurs’ center, has joined the San Antonio Symphony’s advisory board, symphony officials announced Monday.
At age 15, Ethan Bryant gave up soccer after one season at Brandeis High School to pursue the rare opportunity to train with San Antonio FC.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg said the four-day event will attract 70,000 visitors, fill more than 40,000 hotel room nights, and generate “priceless media exposure.”
Moore, a 16-year-old Reagan High School junior, suffered sudden cardiac arrest, which claims more than 350,000 lives a year in the United States.
There were fewer fans in the seats for the 25th edition of the Valero Alamo Bowl, but the Alamodome got loud and wild Thursday night as the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs and Stanford Cardinal traded the lead in the fourth quarter before TCU came out on top, 39-37.
By many measures and in every slice of life, 2017 was an eventful year for San Antonio, Texas, and the United States.