More than 50 members of the Southside community filled a conference room at Stinson Municipal Airport to consider changes pertaining to proposed amendments to land use in the Mission World Heritage area.
Empty seats were hard to come by at Mission Concepción’s Sunday morning Mass, which parishioners have been holding uninterrupted since the Mission was dedicated more than 200 years ago.
As more than 350 cyclists dismounted, had their “Tour de las Misiones” passports stamped, and explored San Antonio’s four Spanish Colonial Missions and the Alamo during the first annual World Heritage Festival Saturday, it was hard to imagine that not too long ago, some of these cultural gems were close to ruins.
On Friday night, thousands of people watched as the Mission San José was draped in multi-colored light as part of the inaugural World Heritage Festival.
The Road to World Heritage
On July 5, 2015, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee voted unanimously to inscribe the San Antonio Missions as the first World Heritage Site in Texas.
San Antonio’s Southside has always and will always represent the past, present, and future of the city, Councilwoman Rebecca Viagran (D3) said Tuesday, pointing to the number of initiatives, historical landmarks, and new developments in the area that have contributed to the “bright and transformative state of District 3.”
Black Girls Do Bike (BGDB) – a national organization dedicated to growing a community of black women and girls who share a passion for cycling, fitness, and freedom – hosted a free bike ride along the Mission Reach Saturday morning.
Black Girls Do Bike (BGDB), a national organization dedicated to inspiring healthy lifestyles among black females, will host a free bike ride for its San Antonio members along the Mission Reach Saturday, Sept.
When the Harvey E. Najim Family YMCA opens in spring 2017, the Southside community will have a new place for its children to play, exercise, and learn.
The first of five community meetings on the City’s proposed fiscal year 2017 budget took place at Claude Black Community Center on the Eastside Monday evening.