Haunted Houses in San Antonio

urlWe must admit, Halloween is one of our favorite holidays of the year. There’s nothing like a good scare every now and then to get your juices flowing.

There are plenty of haunted attractions to see in San Antonio during the holiday season, but few are as good as these ones below. We hope you still have a voice after all the screaming you’ll surely be doing in these haunted houses. Continue reading

Jazz’SAlive in Travis Park

Ah… the smooth sound of jazz. Stick us on a lawn, put a cold drink in our hands and we’re dunzo! Wait? This weekend we can do just that, you say?

Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22 join us around the block in Travis Park for the 30th annual Jazz’SAlive event. National and international artists will hit the stage for this two-day long musical showcase, along with local bands and Gospel acts. There’s even activities for the kids! The Children’s Symposium on Saturday afternoon will help expose kids to four areas of music study and allow them the chance to play with some pretty cool musical instruments. Continue reading

Keep An Eye Out with Our Dropcam

For over 109 years, the Gunter Hotel has stood strong as a historic San Antonio landmark. One of the reasons it has remained a downtown staple for so long is its ability to adapt and change with the times while maintaining its historic character.

During the fall season, our hotel will be in the process of refreshing its look. We are confident that the completed renovations will bring an innovative way for guests to experience San Antonio history. Continue reading

The Gunter Barber Shop

The classic barber pole outside the Gunter Hotel barber shop.

The classic barber pole outside the Gunter Hotel barber shop.

This year marks the 103rd birthday of the famous Gunter barber shop. Since the beginning years of the Gunter Hotel, the barber shop has held permanent residence in the Gunter basement, servicing clients from around the globe. Continue reading

April is Autism Awareness Month

All April long people, organizations, and businesses are turning ‘blue’ in efforts to raise awareness for Autism. Autism and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development with signs of the disorder emerging between 12 and 18 months of age. ASD is estimated to affect more than 2 million individuals in the U.S. and tens of millions worldwide.

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Big League Weekend in San Antonio

Photo courtesy of www.photohome.com

Photo courtesy of http://www.photohome.com

The Alamodome hosts all types of events from basketball games to garden shows to monster truck shows. However, many might be surprised to find that America’s pastime has never been played under the Alamdome lights!

That’s about to change March 29-30th when the 2010-11 American League Champion Texas Rangers take on the San Diego Padres in the first-ever baseball game inside the ‘Dome. Enjoy some good ‘ol stadium style hot dogs and cold beer and cheer on the teams during their last pre-season match up before the regular season begins. Continue reading