Archive for July, 2011

Summing up San Antonio’s Downtown Redevelopment Efforts Thusfar

July 25, 2011

If you’re new to my blog or haven’t really been following the recent media about downtown redevelopment this is the perfect article for you. In this week’s Current writer Michael Barajas has written a very strong article defining the key players, the issues, and the history of the push for increased downtown development and revitalization […]

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How to Build Community

July 24, 2011

A fellow blogger, Juan A. Garcia the President of the Dignowity Hill Association, posted this from a Syracuse Cultural Workers Poster. I couldn’t agree more. How to Build Community Turn off your TV- Leave your house Know your neighbors – Look up when you are walking Greet people -Sit on your stoop Plant Flowers – […]

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More housing and possible restaurant coming to SoFlo

July 24, 2011

Construction begins tomorrow on Steel House Lofts apartments and it could possibly bring a restaurant from La Gloria’s owner, Johnny Hernandez. I’m really watching the SoFlo area transform into the next great place to live in downtown. I completely agree with Hernandez’s quote, “I see that neighborhood really coming to life in the next couple […]

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There’s a new “sheriff” in town and his name isn’t Reggie Hammond

July 22, 2011

As a huge supporter of the numerous historic districts and historic preservation in San Antonio I am happy to see that the city has provided funding to now hire a Historic Enforcement Officer. For so long we have been without someone to actually enforce the rules and regulations regarding renovating in our historic districts. Welcome, […]

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S.A. Cycle’s one year anniversary in Southtown

July 18, 2011

I am proud to call Jessica and Zach friends and neighbors. I applaud them in the risk they took to open S.A. Cycles and the success they have had in the past year. I’ve used their bicycle repair services a couple of times this year and would recommend them to anyone. They provide a great […]

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