Tower transforms skyline

Tower transforms skyline

In 1968, you could mail a letter for $.06 and fill your gas tank for around twenty bucks. It was also the year we lost Martin Luther King and Robert F. Kennedy. The U.S. was embroiled in the Vietnam War and the upcoming presidential elections spawned massive political demonstrations throughout the streets of Chicago. To … Continue reading

Tall Texan needed to fill these boots

Tall Texan needed to fill these boots

Deep in the heart of Texas sits one of state’s great cultural icons. The 40-foot “Giant Justins” that grace the entrance of North Star Mall in San Antonio embody so many Texas-sized cliche’s that it’s easy to see why we boast that everything really is bigger in Texas! Simply called “the boots” by San Antonians, … Continue reading

Fiesta: San Antonio’s party of the year

Fiesta: San Antonio’s party of the year

Fiesta is to San Antonians what Carnival is to Brazilians. Every April, downtown San Antonio is transformed from the city’s business district into a two-week long parTAY. Can I get an “ole?” Fiesta dates back to 1891 when a group of prominent ladies held a parade to honor the heroes of the battle of the … Continue reading