Yvette and Andy: Five Neighborhoods, One Creative Community

Arts + Culture Jul 7, 2018

“That’s not a formula, that’s living,” says Andy Benavides, explaining Southtown’s success in fostering a creative community. He is a contemporary artist, entrepreneur and pioneer of Southtown: The Arts District.

Yvette and Andy: Five Neighborhoods, One Creative Community

Pride Month: LGBTQ+ Voices

Arts + Culture Jun 23, 2018

“My father told me the most important word in any language is your name,” he remembers, “When someone says our name wrong, we correct them. Pride means who I am. That’s why it’s important.”

Pride Month: LGBTQ+ Voices

George Gregory and The Bells of Central Christian

Arts + Culture Jun 9, 2018

“You’re playing for yourself and God. You’re not playing for anyone down below.”

George Gregory and The Bells of Central Christian

Children's Ballet of San Antonio: Artistic Excellence

Arts + Culture May 26, 2018

Traditionally, younger dancers are limited in their opportunities to take on roles due to a perceived lack of experience. But after five years teaching classes, Vanessa took action. “I decided to open a children’s company where everybody can audition for all the roles,” she explains.

Children's Ballet of San Antonio: Artistic Excellence

CHEF Teaching Kitchen: Bringing Families Together

Education May 11, 2018

"We learn new things every time we come here," says Donelle Tedder, student of the Culinary Health Education for Families (CHEF) Teaching Kitchen at The Children's Hospital of San Antonio. "Yeah, the best thing I could cook before was cereal," jokes her sister Dalia.

CHEF Teaching Kitchen: Bringing Families Together

San Pedro Creek Culture Park: The Story Doesn’t End Here

Arts + Culture Apr 27, 2018

On May 5th, our city’s 300th Anniversary, the San Pedro Creek Culture Park will open. It holds the memories, cultures, and dreams of three centuries of San Antonians and those of the indigenous peoples before the city was founded. It will be for future generations to decide what the next three hundred years mean for the Creek and for our city.

San Pedro Creek Culture Park: The Story Doesn’t End Here

Jeffrey Moore: SATX Social Ride

For the Family Apr 13, 2018

"It's the best way to experience the true nature of San Antonio," says Jeffrey Moore, founder of SATX Social Ride. The group has grown from a handful of his friends to regularly attracting a few hundred people to its Tuesday bike rides.

Jeffrey Moore: SATX Social Ride

NIOSA: The Women Who Make It Happen

Entertainment Mar 30, 2018

Long before the 2015 designation of San Antonio’s Missions as UNESCO World Heritage sites, a small, tenacious band of women made up one of the groups that helped ensure their survival.

NIOSA: The Women Who Make It Happen

Mike Krone: A New Venture at 65

Nonprofit Mar 17, 2018

"I tell people I'm the grackle police," says Mike Krone, a tech at Texas Bird Services. He works with Centro Ambassadors to keep downtown clean, safe and friendly.

Mike Krone: A New Venture at 65
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