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Weekend Is the Perfect Time to Order Take-Out from Community-Owned Restaurants

Weekend Is the Perfect Time to Order Take-Out from Community-Owned Restaurants

On Wednesday, March 18, San Antonio Mayor Ron instituted new regulations to help prevent the spread of the cornavirus. He ordered the temporary closure of restaurant dining rooms, bars, lounges, nightclubs, taverns, gyms or health studios, bowling alleys, bingo parlors and theaters. Restaurants with drive-throughs or carry out options will remain open. The new guidelines

Mayor Nirenberg Closes Bars, Restaurants and Gyms In Battle Against Cornavirus

In a 5:00 p.m. news conference on Wednesday, March 18, San Antonio Mayor Ron instituted new regulations to help prevent the spread of the cornavirus. Beginning at midnight tonight, Nirenberg ordered the temporary closure of restaurants, bars, lounges, nightclubs, taverns, gyms or health studios, bowling alleys, bingo parlors and theaters. Grocery stores and restaurants with

Community Cancellations and Disruptions Continue Amid Coronavirus Worries

Community organizations and businesses are postponing, canceling events and making adjustments amid worries about the cornavirus outbreak. Recent emergency rules instituted this week will make it harder to proceed with any large group events. On Tuesday, March 16, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg issued a public health emergency declaration which prohibits mass gatherings of 50

Visit San Antonio Adds LGBTQ Page to Its Website

Visit San Antonio, the public-private nonprofit that markets the City of San Antonio to tourists and business visitors, has added an LGBTQ page touting the city’s appeal to queer tourists. The new web page was added in the past few days. An announcement on Facebook by Mayor Ron Nirenberg explains the page was a collaboration

Who Do You Want to Be Mayor? Early Voting Starts Today!

Early voting for the June 8 runoff election begins on Tuesday, May 28 and ends Tuesday, June 4. Polling sites include the Bexar County Justice Center along with scores of other locations. San Antonio voters will be casting votes for mayor and for City Council representatives in Districts 2, 4 and 6. The big match

Nirenberg and Brockhouse Headed to Runoff in Mayoral Race

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Even though the progressive majority on San Antonio’s city council appears to have survived Saturday’s municipal election, Mayor Ron Nirenberg — who steered much of its agenda — is headed to a June runoff to keep his job. At press time, and with most precincts counted, Nirenberg led

Early Voting Starts Today — Are You Ready?

Early voting for the May 4 municipal election begins on Monday, April 2 and ends Tuesday, April 30. This year’s election includes races for mayor and all ten City Council districts. There are nine candidates running in District 1; eight in District 2; seven in District 3; two in District 4; four in District 5;

City Council Gives Thumbs Down to Another Vote on Chick-Fil-A

San Antonio City Council on April 18 denied mayoral candidate Greg Brockhouse’s request to vote again on whether to allow Chick-fil-A to participate in an airport concessions contract. City Councilman Brockhouse, who represents District 6, proposed a new debate over the issue but was denied in Thursday’s 6-5 vote. Shortly after, his campaign sent out

Brockhouse Pushes for New Vote on Chick-Fil-A

Using a loophole from Robert’s Rules of Order, City Councilman and mayoral candidate Greg Brockhouse announced that he will seek a new vote on the Chick-Fil-A concession at the San Antonio Airport. “Every day the Chick-fil-A removal decision is allowed to stand hurts our reputation nationwide as a welcoming and inclusive city,” Brockhouse said in

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