Transportation is a hot topic in San Antonio.
The mixer and game night will focus on the importance of creating regional dialogue among cities and municipalities about transportation.
San Antonio’s young professionals will have the chance to candidly discuss local government with Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff, Mayor Ivy Taylor, and City Manager Sheryl Sculley at the panel “Your Government, Explained” hosted by the Leadership Organization of Professionals (LOOP).
It’s the 21st century, so what are a bunch of young, tech savvy Millennials doing on a train – one of the oldest forms of national transportation?
I am a San Antonio native, one of the suburban kids that discovered downtown by accident only after leaving the city for almost a decade. In 2011, I learned of a position at Hemisfair and was intrigued by the grassroots effort to turn my hometown into the type of urban wonderland my peers move cross-country to find.
For the last 4 1/2 years, it’s been my good fortune to live in San Antonio.
(Originally published on June 21, 2014.)
I love San Antonio. Until I moved here, my perception of the city was one shared by almost everyone else in the world.
Lori Houston, the energetic director of the Center City Development Office and mother-to-be, was named “Downtowner of the Year” Friday at Centro San Antonio’s 14th annual Downtown’s Best Awards to a full-house luncheon audience at the Wyndham River Walk.
Since 2003, I have called San Antonio my home.
Talk to most young professionals, or anyone engaged in seeing San Antonio progress, and you start hearing the same things.