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by Benjamin Olivio
Below are the latest posts from the San Antonio Express-News blog on downtown. Click on the title to view the full post on the Express-News site.
The newest member of San Antonio’s billionaire’s club is ready to open his wallet over downtown.
Rackspace Hosting Inc. founder and chairman Graham Weston says he will forge partnerships with a dozen or more real estate developers over the next two years to further develop the city center into a livable, walkable urban environment that will attract and retain young professionals.
In San Antonio, geeks have created their own universe.
It's a place where tech company execs can share ideas over a game of ping-pong. Where down the hall, a lawyer and public-relations specialist offer free advice. Where qualified tech talent is ripe for the picking and where some of the city's most successful entrepreneurs and tech aficionados are always available to talk shop.
Downtown hearts San Antonio City Hall.
For the third year in a row, the Downtowner of the Year is a city of San Antonio official.
Deputy City Manager Pat DiGiovanni on Friday received the honor from the Downtown Alliance, following in the footsteps of previous winners Paula Stallcup, the city's director of downtown operations (who in 2011 shared the award with the deceased artist Chuck Ramirez), and Mayor Julián Castro in 2010.