A picket sign protesting the potential renaming of the MLK Freedom Bridge. Photo by Scott Ball.

Eastside Community Grapples With New Name for MLK Freedom Bridge

In an almost courtroom-like setting, with a podium front and center dividing rows of chairs left and right, more than 50 Eastside residents poured into the gymnasium of the Boys and Girls Club of San Antonio on Thursday evening to listen to neighbors and community member address the potential renaming of the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Bridge to R.A. Callies Freedom Bridge.

A cold morning in San Antonio, 10 miles from downtown. Iris Dimmick.

City Planning for San Antonio Growth Bomb

Comprehensive long-term planning is emerging as the hallmark of Mayor Ivy Taylor’s 300 days in office, a good thing given the looming challenges facing San Antonio, one of the nation’s fastest growing cities and one of the most geographically dispersed.