Grand Opening of the Briscoe Western Art Museum

The-Briscoe-MuseumA quick 5 minute walk down the street stands the newest member of the San Antonio’s museum collection, the Briscoe Western Art Museum. Located in San Antonio’s first Public Library, the Museum encompasses of 50,000 square feet of space on the banks of the San Antonio River Walk. Continue reading

Howl-O-Scream Returns

Screen Shot 2013-09-22 at 5.10.10 PMWhat do you get when you mix the spookiest season of the year with terror inducing roller-coasters? Sea World Howl-O-Scream! Duh…

Friday, September 27 marks the official season opening of Sea World’s Howl-O-Scream exhibit, an area of the park where the faint-of-heart should not enter.

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42nd Texas Folklife Festival

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Texas is a unique state. No one can deny that fact. In fact, it’s so unique, we are the only state in the U.S. that was actually a country prior to its annexation. Pretty darn cool.

Because of  Texas’ larger-than-life history, San Antonio has to reserve three days of festival fun to fit it all in! Everything is bigger in Texas, even our parties. Continue reading

Fiesta Fun Facts

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Fiesta medals. Photo courtesy of edwebproject.com.

Who doesn’t love fun facts? They are interesting and make great party topics when conversations tend to turn dull. Since Fiesta lies just around the corner, why not share some interesting tidbits of information about this colorful event? Continue reading

Splish Splash in San Antonio

SeaWorld Aquatica water park. Photo courtesy of seaworldfan.wordpress.com

SeaWorld Aquatica water park. Photo courtesy of seaworldfan.wordpress.com

Now that the weather is getting warmer, changing into a swimsuit doesn’t seem like such a crazy idea. Water parks are a great way to cool off and spend quality time with friends, family, and fun-loving folks!

San Antonio is lucky to have an abundance of water parks to choose from. Continue reading

Texas Hill Country Wineries

Photo courtesy of vintagetexas.com

Photo courtesy of vintagetexas.com

Spring officially begins this Wednesday, but the recent weather makes us believe that spring arrived a lot earlier. We aren’t complaining!

Outdoor activities have commenced and nothing sounds better than enjoying an ice cold beer or margarita under a shaded patio… except wine tasting at a romantic vineyard.

The Texas Hill Country consists of “hidden gems” that few visitors of San Antonio realize exist. For instance, bluebonnets sprout up along the highways every spring, historic towns nestle themselves among the quiet hills collecting history and age, and a secret Italia grows just an hour away.  Continue reading

Spring Has Sprung: 2013 Texas Bluebonnet Season

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Texas bluebonnet fields.

Can you smell it? The sweet scent of bluebonnets springing up across this vast state. Bluebonnet season has begun, and the rolling hills of the Texas Hill Country look as if God has once again blessed Texas. Get in touch with your natural side and spend a day along Texas’ bluebonnet trail. Grab a partner and play Jack & Jill, frolicking and picnicking among the purple paint-brushed fields. Not into storybooks? Snap a couple of photos for this year’s Christmas card. If nothing else, enjoy the beauty of our state.
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