Children play in the sand where the future Confluence Park will be developed. Photo by Kathryn Boyd-Batstone

Bexar County to Consider $1.2 Million for Confluence Park

Bexar County Commissioner Sergio “Chico” Rodriguez is lobbying his colleagues on the Commissioners Court to include $1.2 million in next year’s County budget for Confluence Park, a “living classroom” that broke ground Wednesday morning in his Southside precinct on the Mission Reach of the San Antonio River.

The iconic F.I.S.H. by artist Donald Lipski at the I-35 Overpass near Camden Street. Courtesy photo.

Consider the San Antonio River Foundation During The Big Give SA

If you’d asked a local resident years ago her thoughts about the San Antonio River, she might have offered a vague reference to tourism, related a story about taking out-of-town friends or family to visit the “horseshoe” section of the downtown River Walk, recalled fondly a river parade or Arneson River Theater performance, maybe even indicated she’d at some point visited a restaurant or bar alongside the many tourists who visit our fair city.