As a librarian, I am always talking up the services that our libraries provide and that makes them community centers. Now, as their physical doors are temporarily closed, it’s time to explore their virtual resources more. Reading is a...
Looking for alternative dining options while we're home for a few weeks? Here's a running list of some local restaurants offering San Antonio delivery or curbside service in and around the area as of March 18, 2020. Pearl Farmer's Market...
Updated on May, 2021. When my first baby was born, I wanted to find activities I could do with him as early as eight weeks old. Babies are so cute when they are little, but sometimes moms want to do...
Spring Break is upon us. We’ve made it to mid-March, and although it seems like we just wrapped up Christmas break, here we are again, planning and plotting ways to keep our kids occupied (and entertained!) for a full...
We live in a great part of Texas for outdoor fun. Although it does get quite hot in the summer, we have lots of opportunities to beat the heat with splash pads all over town, SeaWorld, Six Flags, and...
Living in San Antonio means that we are blessed with perfect weather for adventurous and fun family outings year-round. Our family, just like thousands in San Antonio, rely on local destinations that are accessible for wheelchairs and other adaptive...
Tis the Season!  There are so many unique and memorable holiday events in San Antonio this season that are free and family friendly. Free Events (sorted by date) Holidazzle, Saturday, December 7th - 8:00 A.M.–9:00 P.M. at Baldwin Municipal Complex (Schertz)...
Looking for information about 2020 holiday light displays? Click here for "Your Guide to the Best Holiday Light Displays in San Antonio and the Hill Country."  Click here for "My Family's Favorite Things to Do During the Holidays in San Antonio...
Día de los Muertos is officially celebrated on November 2nd. When I started this annual post in 2015, Coco was not yet a household name, and Day of the Dead decorative items and accessories were found only at specialty shops....
I’ve been a San Antonio resident for more than 20 years and a Southside resident for a decade. Growing up on the Northwest side, Downtown was a world away to my family, let alone the Southside. I moved to...
Summertime is fast approaching, and along with a number of summer camps being offered in the Alamo City, Vacation Bible School is a favorite summer activity for many local families. Vacation Bible School offers children a chance to immerse...
TGIF has been replaced with TGIPN (thank goodness it’s pizza night). I’m always so happy when Friday rolls around. It’s not because it’s the end of the week. Nope—I’m a small business owner and put in weekend work hours in...
Fiesta® is April 18–28, with Easter falling right in the midst of it all on April 21. You'll notice a few events are scheduled before the official kickoff. So grab your favorite colorful attire, lather your kiddos in sunscreen, and...
I know it's almost April and it feels like the Easter Bunny should already be here, but Easter falls late this year—on Sunday, April 21. However, it's safe to say spring has sprung—and there are plenty of events coming...

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Mayor Ron Nirenberg said it best: the pandemic laid bare the inequities that existed in San Antonio and communities around the world. Volunteering as...