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Decision to Move Kiddie Park to Brackenridge Needs Public Input

By: Lynn Osborne Bobbitt and Joe Calvert | Posted on: April 12, 2019

​​​The recently announced plan to move Kiddie Park into the footprint of the San Antonio Zoo was not shared with the Brackenridge Park Conservancy until April 1, despite ample opportunities…

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Kiddie Park, a longtime local amusement park with rides dating back to the 1920s, announced Tuesday it would be moving from its Broadway Street location to inside the San Antonio…

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If you were to drive down U.S. 281 right now, past Alamo Stadium, you’d see the construction crews hard at work on a new parking facility for the nearby San…

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You wouldn’t think a landscape historian would become a household name among New Yorkers, but San Antonian Elizabeth “Betsy” Barlow Rogers has earned that status among the civically hip. She…

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Free tours to reveal San Antonio history

By: Scott Huddleston | Posted on: November 06, 2018

If you have never heard stories of the East Side cemeteries or seen the Blue Hole — the San Antonio River headwaters by the University of the Incarnate Word —…

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10 Ways to Celebrate July 4th in San Antonio

By: Kathleen Petty | Posted on: July 02, 2018

U.S. Air Force Band of the West Dimensions in Blue, Lackland Air Force Base’s U.S. Air Force Band of the West, joins the Brackenridge Park Conservancy for an early Independence…

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Brackenridge Park Conservancy hosts 'Paint the Park'

By: Sarah Duran | Posted on: May 20, 2018

SAN ANTONIO- A historic San Antonio park is using art to spread awareness on its preservation efforts. A number of canvasses lined the San Antonio River on Saturday as artists…

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Mystery Behind San Antonio's Miraflores Park Uncovered

By: Jack Morgan | Posted on: May 18, 2018

You may have seen it while driving on Hildebrand, approaching Broadway, there’s a massive, tiled gate. Inside are curious sculptures and benches. It’s called Miraflores, and its past is fascinating.…

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The Brackenridge Park Conservancy is doing its part to ensure that Miraflores sculpture gardens — that quiet piece of cultural history at the northern edge of Brackenridge Park — is…

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10 Things to do on Easter Weekend in San Antonio

Posted on: March 02, 2018

Spirit of Brackenridge Park: Miraflores Join the Brackenridge Park Conservancy for its fourth annual fundraiser, which will include a grand revealing of Miraflores, the historic sculpture garden adjacent to Brackenridge…

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