News Archives 2016

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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Despite heavy rainfalls, a few hundred people streamed steadily into Koehler Pavilion to celebrate San Antonio’s German heritage and Brackenridge Park. The sounds of traditional German folk music and the…

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By: KRTU Staff Writer | Posted on: September 21, 2016

Parktoberfest is a celebration of San Antonio’s 19th century German heritage and culture and the biergarten that the Koehler family of Pearl Brewery fame operated along the San Antonio River…

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Parktoberfest to Celebrate SA's German Heritage

By: James McCandless | Posted on: September 21, 2016

The sixth annual Parktoberfest will return to Brackenridge Park on Sunday, Sept. 25 from 3-6 p.m. at the Koehler and Cypress Pavilions. The annual celebration of San Antonio’s German heritage…

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The Greenline extends the South Side to Greater Opportunities

By: Christina Acosta | Posted on: September 04, 2016

As San Antonio continues to grow farther than 1.4 million people, District 3 has announced the start of a new beginning that will bring in greater innovations to the city.…

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Brackenridge Park Golf Course Turns 100

By: Eric Moreno and Chris Warren | Posted on: September 01, 2016

George Washington Brackenridge gave us the land where Alamo Heights and the University of the Incarnate Word sit plus a steady supply of water. Yet, nearly a century after his…

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