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LGBTQ Events Are Part of Fiesta Celebrations

LGBTQ Events Are Part of Fiesta Celebrations

Now in its 128th year, Fiesta San Antonio is an annual festival featuring ten days of parties and parades which this year began on April 18. The celebration started in 1891 as a parade honoring the memory of the heroes of the Alamo and the Battle of San Jacinto. It has evolved into one of

Pride Center Finds Permanent Home Near Main Avenue Strip

District 1 City Councilman Roberto C. Treviño and the board of Pride Center San Antonio announced on New Year’s Eve that the organization had found a permanent home just one block from the Main Avenue Strip. The new Pride Center will be located in a professional office building owned by the Metropolitan Methodist Hospital on

Community Struggles to Fund Rainbow Crosswalk on Main Ave. Strip

Originally published in the San Antonio Current In June, the San Antonio City Council approved a permanent Pride-themed rainbow crosswalk for the Main Avenue and Evergreen intersection — however, they’ll only be paying half of the construction costs, which leaves District 1 residents with a $30,000 tab. In response to this hefty financial responsibility, James

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