Distressed and developing areas across San Antonio might soon see a surge of new capital investment under a provision of the most recent tax overhaul.
Eastside community leaders had a vested interest in including the credit union in their larger vision of the area’s revitalization.
Rehabarama is a new effort led by the City’s Office of Historic Preservation in observance Preservation Month in May.
From November 9-13, the historic Eastside will play host to Luminaria, San Antonio’s contemporary multi-arts festival.
Though there is still work to be done, and community support will be required to sustain positive initiatives once federal funding runs out, EastPoint programming could be used as a model for other communities and elected officials in San Antonio look to turn the tides in their neighborhoods.
Luminaria, San Antonio’s contemporary arts festival, is now accepting submissions from individuals, galleries, collectives, or other creative organizations for installations that will be considered for the upcoming festival.
Sunset on the Hays Street Bridge served as the backdrop Tuesday night for the official announcement that Luminaria 2016 will take place on the Eastside. The festival of art and light is in its eighth season and this year the focus will be on Downtown East, an area steeped in African-American history and culture.
City officials are praising the San Antonio Police Department’s emphasis on body cameras and community policing in the 2016 fiscal year budget, set for approval Thursday by City Council.