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Movement to restore historic Sunken Garden Theater

By: Emily Baucum | Posted on: May 18, 2017

SAN ANTONIO – There’s a movement to restore Sunken Garden, the city’s most historic outdoor performance space. Even when the seats are empty, the theater’s history still lingers. Since it…

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Camping at Brackenridge Park is a cherished Easter tradition in San Antonio

By: John MacCormack | Posted on: April 17, 2017

Like the white egrets that come each spring to roost in the cypress trees along the river, hundreds of San Antonians flock to Brackenridge Park every Easter weekend to camp…

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Brackenridge Park Master Plan Approved Ahead of Park Summit

By: Iris Dimmick | Posted on: March 02, 2017

City Council unanimously approved the Brackenridge Park Master Plan on Thursday, closing a more than two-year endeavor to produce the document. But work on and conversations about the park are far from over, the…

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Brackenridge Park to Draw National Attention at March 3 Conference

By: Nord Wennerstrom | Posted on: February 14, 2017

Brackenridge Park is a municipal park of national significance and one of San Antonio’s greatest cultural resources; its future is the subject of a one-day conference on March 3, organized…

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​At 1,500 acres, The Presidio of San Francisco is one of the largest and arguably one of the most unique urban national parks in the country. “[Brackenridge Park] is a cultural park…

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Rivard Report: Local Couple Returns Miraflores Monument

By: Elise Urrutia | Posted on: October 31, 2016

In response to the recent Rivard Report article, Miraflores: Dr. Urrutia’s Lost Garden, a local couple has come forward to return an object from the garden, which was recovered from…

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What's Next for "the People's Park"?

Posted on: October 30, 2016

With a divisive, nasty national election right round the corner it’s hard to focus fully on a local election that’s more than six months off. But the City of San…

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UTSA photo of the day: Blast from the past

Posted on: October 26, 2016

Beginning this week, a vintage Brackenridge Park gondola will be on display at the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures. Classic photos of Broadway and the Brackenridge Park and HemisFair ’68…

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The San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department will host a series of events at Brackenridge Park in October and November to showcase the Brackenridge Park Draft Master Plan and how…

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Rivard Report: Miraflores: Dr. Urrutia’s Lost Garden

By: Elise Urrutia | Posted on: October 02, 2016

On a small piece of land near the headwaters of the San Antonio River sits a sizeable stone marker, upon which are inscribed the words: “1716 Aqui se celebró la…

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