Monthly Archives: May 2011

Mayor’s Summer Reading Club, 2011

Studies show that students often lose reading skill during the summer months. This loss of skill, known as “summer setback” can be offset by reading as few as 6 to 8 books during the summer. The San Antonio Public Library … Continue reading

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District 1 Run-off Candidates Forum

  Be sure to attend the Candidates Run-Off Forum on Tuesday May 24th at 6:30pm. Become an informed and educated voter and then VOTE in the run-off election. Your vote is Lavaca’s voice to our future Councilman!

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Friday is Walk & Roll to Work Rally

Grab your bike (and helmet) and meet at Main Plaza on Friday May 20th from 8 AM – 9 AM.

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HemisFair Park makeover could begin with streets

Benjamin Olivo, at MySA’s Downtown Blog writes about HemisFair Park redevelopment: “. . . The city has set aside almost $17 million, and Durango Boulevard and Alamo Street just waiting to be reinvented from “Frogger”-like thoroughfares to kinder, gentler, pedestrian-friendly … Continue reading

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City Council Approves HPARC Conceptual Plan

City Council has unanimously approved the HemisFair Park Framework plan, which allows the process to move into General Plan development. You may download the PowerPoint presentation that outlines the Framework here. (Note: this is a 134MB file.)

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HemisFair PARC CEO Contact

Andres Andujar, the CEO of HemisFair Park Area Redevelopment Corporation, has asked us to share his contact information with our neighbors: Andres Andujar, Hon. AIA-SA, PE (inactive), PMC Chief Executive Officer HemisFair Park Area Redevelopment Corporation (210) 867-1305 Click … Continue reading

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3-1-1 and Mobile Phones

Did you know that not all mobile phones can be connected to 3-1-1, even when calling from within San Antonio’s geographical boundaries? I found this out the hard way when calling from my mobile phone today. All I got was … Continue reading

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Find Lavaca Online!

¡Viva Lavaca! The Lavaca Neighborhood Association website has relaunched at In addition to this online presence, you can also follow LNA updates on Facebook at or on Twitter at Keep up with what’s going on in Lavaca! Join … Continue reading

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LNA General Meeting

The Lavaca Neighborhood Association will meet Tuesday evening, July 12, 7:00 p.m. at the Central Baptist Church, 1226 South Presa. We’ve got an interesting agenda planned, including a workshop on Code Compliance. Tuesday, July 12 at 7:00 PM Central Baptist … Continue reading

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LNA Board Meeting

The LNA board meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the back room at Madhatters Tea House and Café, 320 Beauregard (at S. Alamo).

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