With the King William Historic Neighborhood as a backdrop - St.
"There are 268,000 square miles in Texas.
Let's pretend you're teleported from some other place directly to the heart of downtown San Antonio.
About 80 people packed the back room of the Blue Star Brewing Company Wednesday evening for the King William Association's (KWA) general membership meeting.
People can sense the possibility that someday soon San Antonio could have what is now missing from the center city: a great public park with green spaces alive with locals and visitors.
Opera in San Antonio is rich in history and in drama.
Editor's note: Michael Sawaya is the Director of the Convention, Sports, and Entertainment Facilities (CSEF) Department for the City of San Antonio.
A few days ago, I wrote about the online journalism site, Atlantic Cities, and the start of its weeklong look at San Antonio, our evolving economy, progressive efforts of the Alamo Colleges and its Alamo Academies to improve education and workforce training outcomes, and our early success at building Geekdom, the co-working space and tech incubator downtown.
For a big city mayor whose past year included a keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention, countless live national television appearances, and a long campaign season working for the re-election of Pres. Obama, a convention center ballroom filled with hundreds of hometown business and civic leaders was no big challenge.
Intimate interactions with puppets, live musical entertainment, and the in-depth study of a napkin all had a part to play in last night’s PechaKucha presentation.