The Eastside’s Hays Street Bridge was “tight,” as one attendee put it, with hundreds upon hundreds of people who convened for Soul Saturday, a free, family-friendly community mixer hosted by Good People SA and City Councilman Alan Warrick (D2).
Homicide rates are rising citywide, but so far this year 26 out of 69 homicides in San Antonio, 38%, have taken place in the Eastside.
More than three months have passed since an Eastside hotel owner’s plans to purchase and develop a small, city-owned park surfaced and sparked a passionate debate about the future of Healy-Murphy Park on Nolan Street.
The Coleman Railroad Bridge Underpass on the city’s Eastside recently received a colorful makeover as a two-piece mural called “Dream Peace” was painted on either side of Martin Luther King Drive.
Architectural and design renderings can be a powerful tool when trying to communicate a vision for what something should become.
City and county officials gathered with local civil rights activists at Travis Park on Saturday morning to call for the removal of the park’s Confederate monument.
Anyone who’s spent much time around the intersection of Nolan Street and North New Braunfels Avenue on the city’s Eastside knows that the Handy Stop gas station and convenience store and the surrounding alleyways are pretty safe bets for scoring some crack or a prostitute.
Gov. Greg Abbott vetoed 42 bills to punctuate the 84th Texas Legislative Session, but one Father’s Day weekend veto, in particular, landed a blow to San Antonio’s growing wave of promising Eastside redevelopment.
A phalanx of the Eastside’s elected leadership gathered on East Commerce Street Wednesday afternoon, only six blocks away from Mayor Ivy Taylor’s home in historic Dignowity Hill, to endorse former Sen. Leticia Van de Putte in her bid to become San Antonio’s next mayor.
It’s been said that the dogcatcher has more impact to your daily life than the President of the United States — direct results in your neighborhood are felt more than far reaching foreign policy.