When Rick Martinez’s children grew up and moved out, he and his wife were ready for a change of scenery and a change of pace. They found it at the Pearl.
While we still have many corners of San Antonio left to explore, we wanted to take a moment to look back at the stories our readers shared this year.
What drew Emilee Sargeant to her Far West Side neighborhood was its country feel. What kept her there was the community she found.
It may have taken Marcie Trevino Ripper a while to get to her current home in Castle Hills, but the road to a happy place to raise her family was worth it.
Judith Rendon has respect for the place that helped shape her and is happy to be able to return to help build on the potential of her neighborhood.
Mary Rooman has lived in Riverside for over 50 years and wouldn’t trade her neighborhood for any other.
David Robinson Jr. returned to San Antonio this year and felt a new energy, a new belief in the city that is making it an exciting place to be.
For Terence Peak, it’s his neighbors who make Roosevelt Park the perfect place to call home.
Josephine Mendoza feels lucky to live in a home and neighborhood so steeped in history.
Chris Christal had his eye on River Road since he first moved to San Antonio at age 18.
For Cathey Meyer, nothing beats having the San Antonio River as a backyard.
Winnie Dominguez knew since her first week in Dreamhill Estates that she had found a “real neighborhood.” Thirty years later, she still feels the same way.