Articles tagged: San Antonio
For years, candidate Marie Crabb has claimed to be Mescalero Apache. Those claims cannot be verified.
In early February, on a warm, sunny day, Marie Crabb left campaign literature for her neighbors in the Lone Star neighborhood on the south side of San Antonio. ...Read More
The fate of the Alamo City’s oldest and largest public housing development is fueling a conflict between San Antonians with different visions for the future of the city’s West Side.
Update: On January 21, the board of the San Antonio Housing Authority announced dramatic changes to its plans for the Alazán-Apache Courts, including that the ...Read More
Born and raised in San Antonio, this poet and editor writes to and for other Texans.
San Antonio poet Claudia Delfina Cardona can’t help but write about home. In What Remains, Cardona’s new chapbook, the chambers of her heart look like café...Read More
Also known as Chicano soul, the Westside Sound blends rock’n’roll with San Antonio roots.
This story first appeared in the December 2020 issue of Texas Highways. See the story in its original format here. Texas music is known for its sense of place, ...Read More
Today is #GivingTuesdayNow. If you’re looking for causes to donate to, consider supporting the individuals and organizations that make Texas’ art, culture, and media great.
As Texas has had to shut down in the past two months due to the novel coronavirus, many of those in its iconic arts and culture industries have taken a big econ...Read More
If the Mandaean religion survives, it will be partly because of the refuge it found in Central Texas.
Against the Current If the Mandaean religion survives, it will be partly because of the refuge it found in Central Texas. Text by Robyn Ross Photos by Matthew B...Read More
A string of in-custody deaths over the past year point to inadequate treatment for inmates with serious medical conditions.
A string of in-custody deaths over the past year point to inadequate treatment for inmates with serious medical conditions. * by Michael Barajas January 23, 202...Read More
A new documentary on policing in San Antonio makes a simple suggestion: Instead of arresting mentally ill people, listen to them.
It’s the middle of the night, and a skinny young man is slumped on a curb outside a San Antonio strip club. Officer Joe Smarro—dressed casually in jeans, sn...Read More
The son of San Antonio’s presidential campaign never quite took off, but he still left an indelible impression.
Nearly one year ago, Julián Castro stood before a crowd of supporters on San Antonio’s West Side—just blocks from where he grew up—and announced his pres...Read More