City Council was originally supposed to vote on new lease terms for Market Square business owners. The vote has been rescheduled for August.
Cruz Cortez, who died Thursday, founded Mi Tierra Café and Bakery and was the matriarch of the five-generation La Familia Cortez.
If you’re planning on staying in the area this Labor Day, here are a few things to keep in mind.
If you’re not celebrating with a home-style picnic or barbecue, check out the numerous festivities happening all over the city.
The River Walk is adorned with its traditional lighted cypress trees, while the Pearl is decked out with a multitude of white lights.
Ciriaco and Carmen Lerma embody hard work and resilience.
Around 25 artists, City staff, and media professionals convened at Centro de Artes Tuesday morning for a preview of SATX/MX: Un Viaje Lleno de Cultura, an exhibit featuring the work of 21 San Antonio artists whose work grapples with the theme of what life in San Antonio is like through the lens of their Mexican and Mexican-American heritages.
San Antonio’s Centro de Artes, a Latino arts education and exhibition space in the heart of the Zona Cultural, has been a “lifeless, non-cohesive space” for much of its existence, and many of its leaders have failed to fulfill its core mission: to be the center of local and regional Latino art and tell the story of the Latino experience with a focus on San Antonio and South Texas.
This year, La Familia Cortez Restaurants, which owns the iconic San Antonio restaurant, Mi Tierra Café & Bakery, turns 75 years old, and even now, beneath the technicolor Christmas lights and papeles picados strung across the eatery’s ceiling, three generations of la familia Cortez are preserving and growing their legacy established by the family patriarch, the late Pedro Cortez.
Across the city on the Friday afternoon before Labor Day, which for many signals the start of a three-day weekend, many people have started to check out early.