Why We Celebrate Veteran’s Day

imagesThe observance of what is now known as “Veteran’s Day” started at the end of World War 1. Although the Treaty of Versailles signed on June 28, 1919 officially marked the end of World War 1, the fighting had stopped seven months prior after an armistice between the Allied nations and Germany went into effect. The armistice began “on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” in 1918. November 11 is generally regarded as what ended the war. Continue reading

Halloween Events in San Antonio

imagesHalloween is this Thursday. Can you believe it?!

You’ve got your costume ready for showing off. Now, all you need is a place to go. Can we interest you in some of these San Antonio events happening this Halloween week? Continue reading

Sícolovía 2013

1097805_78104276An amazing singer once say, “Get on your feet! Get up and make it happen.” This year’s Síclovía event is making the community do just that!

Now that the weather is cooling down, the evenings are perfect for a little outdoor fun. A great way to get the community out of the house and into some workout clothes, Síclovía is a wonderful event that turns city streets in to temporary workout facilities. It creates a safe place for people to exercise and play for about 6 hours on Sunday. Continue reading

Taste of Houston Street

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Each year the Paseo del Rio Association hosts a fantastic three day long event honoring 35 delicious San Antonio River Walk and Houston Street establishments. Of course the Sheraton Gunter couldn’t pass up on such a great event! We’ll be participating in the Taste of Houston Street on Tuesday, September 10. Join us on our patio for food and live music from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Continue reading

Business Travel Tips

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Photo courtesy of inviteme.net.

Traveling for a job has become more of the norm these days. Whether you are traveling to a different state for training, a different city for a conference, or down the street to pitch a deal, traveling is a big part of business.

Here are some helpful tips to ensure a stress-free business trip. Continue reading

Wedding Trends For 2013

If you’re getting married this year, this is the post for you! With so many decisions to make like what to serve for dinner, what color linens to use and where the reception will be, there’s no wonder you need a vacation after the big day!

Fear not, our precious brides-to-be. We’ve complied a list of top wedding trends for Fall 2013 so that you’ll stay on trend and on topic with your wedding decisions! Continue reading

San Antonio July 4 Celebrations

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Headed to San Antonio for the Independence holiday? Perfect. Looking for a place to celebrate? Done. Since one of San Antonio’s nicknames happens to be “military city”, you know we take our July 4 celebrations seriously. We are rather patriotic, if we say so ourselves.

Enjoy fireworks, sport your red, white, & blue, and soak up all things American at these fun and family friendly Fourth of July parties around town! Continue reading

Celebrate Fathers On Their Special Day

This Father’s Da weekend, we invite everyone to join us as we give thanks for the wonderful fathers and father-figures in our lives. The Sheraton Gunter is proud to participate in the “I Am a Father” Annual Charity Awards Gala.

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Memorial Day: Remembering Our Heroes

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Photo courtesy of 1000lonelyplaces.com.

It’s summer time and the weather is hot. The grills are smoking and the beer is flowing. Memorial Day has become a holiday that not only brings with it a three-day weekend, but a full stomach, as well.

However, many people forget the true reasoning behind why Memorial Day exists: to honor our fallen heroes.

Here are some interesting facts about how Memorial Day came about.  Continue reading

Rock On San Antonio

Alice in Chains and Guns N’ Roses. Classic rock bands that keep us grooving more than twenty years later.

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