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September 17, 2014

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2060: SA looks forward, protects drinking water

2060: SA looks forward, protects drinking water

News: In just 14 years, the City of San Antonio has purchased 125,712 conservation acres over the Edwards Aquifer.... By Mark Reagan 9/17/2014
Lt. Governor Race: the \'Luchadora\' vs. the Tea Party radio host

Lt. Governor Race: the 'Luchadora' vs. the Tea Party radio host

News: A few Saturdays ago, I spent several hours hanging around a Texas Realtors Association conference in San Antonio, trying to catch state Sen. Dan Patrick.... By Alexa Garcia-Ditta 9/17/2014
Cityscrapes: Local history pays the price for Briscoe deal

Cityscrapes: Local history pays the price for Briscoe deal

News: The annual City budget is a dense and often arcane thing, filled with “mandates,” “restricted funds,” and “special funds.” It isn’t the lightest reading.... By Heywood Sanders 9/17/2014
Mayoral Horse Race

Mayoral Horse Race

News: Tommy Adkisson, who ends his 16-year career as Bexar County Commissioner for Precinct 4 this November, is another of a handful of local officials mulling.... By Alexa Garcia-Ditta 9/17/2014
Glitter Political: Would-be Judge Edna Elizondo’s all-American story

Glitter Political: Would-be Judge Edna Elizondo’s all-American story

News: When she’s recalling her childhood as the daughter of migrant workers or displaying her legal and bilingual prowess with palabras de.... By Jade Esteban Estrada 9/10/2014
SA’s Payday Lending Ordinance Still Short on Change

SA’s Payday Lending Ordinance Still Short on Change

News: This month marks two years since San Antonio passed its payday and auto-title lending ordinance. While elected officials and.... By Alexa Garcia-Ditta 9/10/2014
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The Permanent Gangsta Status of Mobb Deep’s Prodigy

The Permanent Gangsta Status of Mobb Deep’s Prodigy

Music: Prodigy, better known to ’90s rap aficionados as the prodigious half of Queensbridge duo Mobb Deep, has made a successful career operating on.... By James Courtney 9/17/2014
Our Picks for the 31st Annual Jazz’SAlive

Our Picks for the 31st Annual Jazz’SAlive

Music: Eddie Palmieri: 9:30pm Saturday. Jazz’SAlive has traditionally made sure to clear at least one headlining space for Latin jazz.... By J.D. Swerzenski 9/17/2014
Loudon Wainwright Hasn’t Got the Blues (Yet)

Loudon Wainwright Hasn’t Got the Blues (Yet)

Music: Emerging with his eponymous debut in 1970, singer/songwriter Loudon Wainwright III found himself lumped along with fellow post-Dylan folk-revivalists Leonard Cohen, Cat Stevens and Randy Newman. But where those contemporaries relied on abstract imagery or p. By J.D. Swerzenski 9/17/2014
Food & Drink

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Far From a Fad, Cabrito’s Lasting Legacy in SA

Far From a Fad, Cabrito’s Lasting Legacy in SA

Food & Drink: Little-known (and probably not all that interesting) factoid: I grew up with goats. Not in a cohabiting in the barn sense (except.... By Ron Bechtol 9/17/2014
Happy Hour Hound: 20Nine Restaurant & Wine Bar

Happy Hour Hound: 20Nine Restaurant & Wine Bar

Food & Drink: Wanting to put the ol’ sniffer to the test, I went the wine-enthusiast route for this installment of Happy Hour Hound with a visit.... By Jessica Elizarraras 9/17/2014
Kid (Goat) Facts: More cabrito tidbits to know

Kid (Goat) Facts: More cabrito tidbits to know

Food & Drink: Joe Doria knows cabrito. The market manager at Bolner’s Meat Market for the last 14 years, Doria’s been in the goat game since.... By Jessica Elizarraras 9/17/2014
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Everything but the Bowie in \'David Bowie Is\'

Everything but the Bowie in 'David Bowie Is'

Screens: People love David Bowie more than you are capable of loving your family. But that’s OK—people love Bowie to an extent that your family would quite frankly.... By Jeremy Martin 9/17/2014
Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy Disappear into ‘Eleanor Rigby’

Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy Disappear into ‘Eleanor Rigby’

Screens: “If you’re going to start, you might as well start big,” an ambitious person once said. Ned Benson must have been paying attention, because for his first.... By Cameron Meier 9/17/2014
Arts & Culture

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\'Behind the Brooch\' Reveals Secret Charms

'Behind the Brooch' Reveals Secret Charms

Arts & Culture: Artist/designer Lorena Angulo’s book Behind the Brooch isn’t a how-to, although Angulo teaches as an adjunct in the.... By Sarah Fisch 9/17/2014
Daniela Riojas’ Photographic Studies in Self-discovery

Daniela Riojas’ Photographic Studies in Self-discovery

Arts & Culture: Daniela Riojas explores ideas of the figure in art, Latin American rituals, letting go of the past, and Jungian archetypes in.... By Tom Turner 9/17/2014
Free Will Astrology

Free Will Astrology

Astrology: ARIES (March 21-April 19): These horoscopes I write for you aren’t primarily meant to predict the future. They are more about uncovering hidden potentials and.... By Rob Brezsny 9/17/2014
Savage Love: Get It Together

Savage Love: Get It Together

Arts & Culture: I’m the bisexual everyone loves to hate because I want to be in a poly relationship with both a man and a woman. I am a woman who is.... By Dan Savage 9/17/2014
Savage Love: Quick and Dirty

Savage Love: Quick and Dirty

Arts & Culture: I am a man who tends to ejaculate prematurely. Not all the time—but at least 50 percent of the time, I’m good for two to three.... By Dan Savage 9/10/2014

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