Carnival festivities, food vendors, and music brought South Alamo Street to life Monday night for the City’s official New Year’s Eve celebration marking the end of the Tricentennial year.
The Celebrate SA New Year’s Eve downtown event begins at 6 p.m. on Dec. 31 and will feature local music, food, and entertainment.
The first thing Contreras noticed when he took over the Tricentennial Commission was what he called a “stark” lack of communication.
San Antonio’s most influential ad man will help lead an advisory committee reviewing big changes to the Alamo and its surroundings.
From June 15-Sept. 16, the Olé San Antonio festival will fill the Pearl’s grounds with the arts and culture of Spain.
The executive board is confident it will meet its fundraising goals in time for Commemorative Week, May 1-6, despite what previous leaders admitted was a late start.
An African-American group said the Tricentennial Commission showed initial interest but no follow-through on unearthing hidden historical information.
The Tricentennial Commission on Wednesday unanimously approved the appointment of Assistant City Manager Carlos Contreras as its executive director.
New rules, such as background checks and procurement transparency, may be required of certain organizations doing business with the City of San Antonio.
Former Tricentennial Commission head Edward Benavides is resigning from the City of San Antonio, and Carlos Contreras, named the interim executive director, will take the job permanently, according to a memo from City Manager Sheryl Sculley.