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In December, City Council approved a redesign project of 6.4 square-miles from Alazan Creek to Cherry Street and Interstate 35 to the Missions National Historic Park. The Downtown Area Regional Center Plan will focus on residential, retail, and green spaces.

Emily Bautista and Anthony Festa in Miss Saigon.
Matthew Murphy

Take a spooky tour of San Antonio's past. Sit back and let a Broadway show transport you to wartime Vietnam. And rediscover David Bowie's take on music and fashion.  

Rotary Club of San Antonio President Brandon Logan poses by the ice skating rink in downtown San Antonio.
Brian Kirkpatrick | Texas Public Radio

The city’s only outdoor ice skating rink is now open at Travis Park for its first full weekend.

Jack Morgan

Enjoy a holiday river parade under world famous lights. Watch a memorable musical about elves. And then groove to music that may defy easy definition. The extended holiday is here! 

Rendering of the parking garage Bexar County will build next to SAISD's new central office on the corner of W. Quincy and N. Flores.
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Bexar County entered into an agreement with the San Antonio Independent School District Tuesday to build a library and parking garage at the Fox Tech campus downtown.

The county will pay for the construction of both, and the district will provide the land.


Art of all kinds take center stage in the Alamo City this Weekend.

A family poses with Clifford the Big Red Dog at the Boerne Book and Arts Festival.
Kirk Thompson

You can enjoy the unique art of short films. Meet a heroic pilot who saved her plane and passengers. Or take a spooky tour of San Antonio's sexy past. The weekend’s here, and there’s plenty to do.

Jack Morgan

Three times a year, three different artists converge in San Antonio. One from Texas, one from the U.S. and one from somewhere else in the world come to participate in Artpace’s residency program with one directive: create.  

Frost tower overlooking San Pedro Creek.
Brian Kirkpatrick | Texas Public Radio

The new Frost tower downtown is officially open. The latest addition to San Antonio’s skyline is also the first downtown office high-rise built in a quarter century, according to Frost officials. 

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Electric scooters are a convenient way to get around San Antonio, until you can't get around them.

As their popularity rises, so do concerns regarding safety and accessibility for people living with disabilities.