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Jack Morgan

Among growing cases of COVID-19, protecting our physical health by maintaining social distance, hand-washing and being mindful about what we touch is essential. But managing mental health can be just as important. 


Jack Morgan

Normally, on Fridays the Weekender highlights the best bets on concerts, stage productions and other events. These days, most everything is closed or canceled. But TPR's Jack Morgan has an idea for you... if you're ready for a stroll.

Brian Kirkpatrick | Texas Public Radio

A big home development on Boerne Lake faced opposition from concerned residents who live around the lake, a key source of water for the city.

Courtesy Steve Baranoff | Mitchell Lake Audubon Center

If you're looking for a new hobby this summer, here's an idea. It's something that gets you out of the house and into the fresh air. It demands concentration and rewards you with beauty. Welcome to the world of birding.

Jack Morgan / Texas Public Radio

The San Antonio Botanical Garden has added several pieces of temporary art to its expanding campus, with five steel pieces by Rodrigo Garagarza, said the garden's executive director Bob Brackman.


San Antonio River Authority

A nightly downtown event is both one of the city's most remarkable and one of its least known. During the warm months, if you look skyward at I-35 and Camden Streets, a certain sight will take your breath away.

Public Domain

Despite evidence that children who play and learn outside are healthier, happier and smarter, the average child today spends just four to seven minutes playing outside every day.

Louisa Jonas / Texas Public Radio

Sixty four kids in San Antonio get to go to school with tree kangaroos, crocodiles and jaguars. The San Antonio Zoo’s “Zoo School” has been a fully licensed preschool since 2014. When it expands next fall, it will serve up to 300 children.