Archive for July, 2010

San Antonio Riverwalk Expansion

July 28, 2010

In the previous post about The Pearl Brewery complex I mentioned the Riverwalk Expansion. Check out San Antonio River Authority’s award winning site for all the details of the Riverwalk Expansion. http://www.sanantonioriver.org/index.php

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Spotlight on The Pearl Brewery complex

July 28, 2010

News 4 WOAI recently did a great story on all of the wonderful things happening at The Pearl Brewery complex. This revitalized space is quickly establishing itself as the anchor point for the Northern expansion of the downtown core and the Riverwalk. This is one place you need to check out! http://www.woai.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=855384

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Running through East Side History

July 26, 2010

I took part in the King Willliam/Lavaca 5K History Run back in May and was embarrassed at my lack of ability to keep up with the runners. It has clearly been years since my days of running track in high school!! I wish I would have known there were multiple groups on this “run.” I […]

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Hays Street Bridge Opens

July 26, 2010

The reopening of this bridge to bike and foot traffic provides a much needed connection for the revitalizing East Side and Downtown. Great article by Colin McDonald. After 28 years of barricades, demolition threats, ownership disputes and fundraising shortfalls, the Hays Street Bridge is open again. On Tuesday, several hundred East Side residents, bicycle riders, […]

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White flight? Suburbs lose young whites to cities

July 20, 2010

Informative article from Associated Press writer Hope Yen. I’m really liking the term “bright flight” as the counter movement to “white flight.” White flight? In a reversal, America’s suburbs are now more likely to be home to minorities, the poor and a rapidly growing older population as many younger, educated whites move to cities for […]

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