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Experiences Over Stuff: Gift-Giving Ideas

Any parent who has ever slogged through their kids’ rooms and sorted, tossed, and/or donated piles of clothes and toys, seriously considers never buying a single, solitary toy ever again. I know I do this at least once a year. My sweeping declaration usually sounds something like, “Sweet Baby Jesus, please give me the strength […]

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The crowd at The Brick's First Fridays market

Date Night, Girls Night, Family Night: First Fridays Are Anything You Want Them to Be

Shopping, food, fun, and a night out of the house enjoying a really cool part of San Antonio? Yes, it exists—and it happens every month, thanks to First Fridays. I admit, with all of the great things going on in San Antonio, I sometimes miss out because I’m either overwhelmed or overbooked or I’ve overlooked […]

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Día de los Muertos in San Antonio

Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, takes place on November 2 every year. In some communities, celebrations begin on November 1 for Día de los Inocentes, a day to honor children and infants who have passed away. Originating in Mexico, the holidays are a blending of Aztec and Catholic traditions dating back for centuries. […]

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San Antonio Scoop: A Guide to Events in October

October has plenty going on, thanks to seasonal festivities and holidays like Hispanic Heritage Month and Halloween. But this month we can also look forward to the grand opening of the new expansion at the San Antonio Botanical Garden. As cooler temperatures roll in, so do the fall festivals! Be sure to check out our [...]
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