Sneak Peek of Jazz, TX

Dancing, drinks, and dishes served at a lively tempo: this is Jazz, TX. After months of hushed excitement, the music venue will open its doors to the public on Tuesday, August 23. The venue – a unique combination of a jazz lounge and Texas history– is located in the basement of the original Bottling Department at Pearl, and invites visitors to step into another time and place. Tickets for opening week (Aug. 23-27) cost $50 … Continue reading Sneak Peek of Jazz, TX

Extra-Culinary Education:San Antonio’s Break Fast & Launch help startups bring business acumen to the kitchen

BY LEA THOMPSON San Antonio—where a taqueria, food truck or pop-up event can be found on nearly every corner—is wrapped inside a vibrant food culture. But to have a restaurant thrive amid the ever-crowded culinary market can require more than just superb cooking skills. That’s where Break Fast & Launch, the nation’s first food business accelerator, comes in. Created in San Antonio, the program is … Continue reading Extra-Culinary Education:San Antonio’s Break Fast & Launch help startups bring business acumen to the kitchen

Miró arrives in S.A.

Joan Miró is synonymous with bold colors, abstract designs and creative innovation.  The Spanish-born artist created hundreds of paintings, sculptures and drawings throughout his lifetime, but he is best remembered for his friendship with fellow Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, and the playful and colorful compositions that he developed during the second half of his career (1963-1981.) In the McNay Art Museum’s newest exhibit, “Miró: The Experience of Seeing,” Texans … Continue reading Miró arrives in S.A.

“Brews and Blooms” back at the S.A. Botanical this weekend

The Alamo City kicks off the summer season this Saturday with the ever-popular”Brews and Blooms” event held at the San Antonio Botanical Garden.   Now in its third year, “Brews and Blooms” invites its adult visitors to explore the beautiful gardens while enjoying music, drinks and food.    Each attendee will receive a commemorative glass and tickets for six beer samples. Whether you’re looking for Blonde Ales or … Continue reading “Brews and Blooms” back at the S.A. Botanical this weekend

S.A. bees find new homes in the city

On the rooftop of the Omni Hotel at the Colonnade, swarms of Texas bees work to pollinate the hotel’s garden and supply guests with delicious honey. It may sound like the plot in a Pixar film, but non-profits like the Central Texas Honeybee Rescue are determined to make this a reality for underutilized urban spaces throughout the state. Since 2014, the hotel has partnered with the Texas Honeybee Rescue and Vertical Growing … Continue reading S.A. bees find new homes in the city