Tag Archives: Main Avenue Strip

Fundraising Campaign for Main Avenue Rainbow Crosswalk Nears Goal

Fundraising Campaign for Main Avenue Rainbow Crosswalk Nears Goal

A fundraising campaign to help pay for the installation of a rainbow crosswalk on the Main Avenue Strip has nearly reached its goal, according to an email to Out In SA from District 1 City Councilman Roberto C. Treviño. Councilman Treviño reports: “By placing actions above words, the rainbow crosswalk is nearing its fundraising goal

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

SA Vigil and Rally Commemorate Tragedy in Orlando

Around 300 LGBT San Antonians and their allies came out to show their solidarity in the wake of the shootings at the Pulse dance club in Orlando, Florida. A vigil held in Crockett Park on Sunday evening featured short comments from a variety of local leaders including State Rep. Diego Bernal, State Rep. Ina Minjarez,