A proposed dog park on Lower Broadway features a ball-throwing area, drinking water for dogs, and a dog shower to hose off hot pooches in the summer.
Update: As of May 5, a silent auction has officially begun for a special “Firehouse Dog House,” sponsored by The Home Depot and created by American Institute of Architecture Students UTSA Freedom By Design group, where 100% of the proceeds will go to The San Antonio Fire Museum. The dog house can fit large canines, and will have “Station No.
Homeless men and women eagerly wait for The Chow Train every Tuesday night at Maverick Park to receive a warm, healthy meal.
Local attorney and chef Joan Cheever and her small team of volunteers served about 40 three-course meals to homeless and poverty-stricken people Tuesday night at Maverick Park.
Maverick Park has a long way to go before it becomes what renderings show as a transformed urban park, but judging from the enthusiasm of the more than 50 people (and some furry friends) attending the crowdfunding launch party at GS1221, Maverick Dog Park is well on its way.
Maverick Park is a small, somewhat barren and uninviting pocket park located at the corner of Broadway and Jones south of the Pearl Brewery and east of the San Antonio Museum of Art. Save for occasional festivals, Fiesta parades and other events, Maverick Park usually sits empty most of the year, save for the occasional cluster of homeless visitors.
Luminaria, now in its seventh year, has announced the call for entries for the 2015 festival set for October 23–24.