Monthly Archives: August 2011

Do You Know Janyce Sisson?

Janyce Sisson is an avid supporter of Lavaca’s weekly happy hour at La Frite. In fact, she says it played a big role in her choice of the neighborhood as a place to put down roots. Within a few weeks … Continue reading

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Community Meeting for Bonham Academy Design & Renovation

The SAISD Bond design team is hosting a series of community meetings for schools receiving major renovations. The meeting at the Bonham Academy is Tuesday, September 6, 6:00 p.m. in the Cafeteria at the Bonham Academy, 925 S St Mary’s … Continue reading

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HemisView Farmer’s Market!

The San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA), Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) and the San Antonio Food Bank (SAFB) are bringing an open-air farmer’s market to Lavaca! It will offer produce, meats, artisan breads, free-range eggs, and more. “The grand … Continue reading

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Do You Know Jim Feuerstein?

Jim Feuerstein is one of the co-founders of the Lavaca & Friends Happy Hour, and he rarely misses the Thursday event. Jim was born and raised in a small rural community in Wisconsin. He first left the state to attend … Continue reading

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Proposed City Budget

This just in from the office of District 1 City Councilman Diego Bernal: This last week the City Manager presented to the Council an overview of the proposed balanced budget. Over the course of the month we will delve into … Continue reading

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Downtown Placemaking Public Workshop

Placemaking is a multi-faceted approach to the planning, design and management of public spaces. Simply put, it is a short-term way of creating places downtown that are inviting and enjoyable. The Center City Development Office has contracted with Project for … Continue reading

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Do You Know Lloyd and Elsa Mathews?

Elsa and Lloyd Mathews have been living in downtown San Antonio for a little over a year, and they are frequently found at the La Frite Happy Hour on Thursday evenings. They are in the process of purchasing a loft … Continue reading

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Do You Know Paula Haley?

Paula is a native Texan and was born and raised in the Texas Panhandle. Paula graduated from Texas Tech University and received her Masters Degree from Northeastern State College in Oklahoma. Upon graduation from Texas Tech, Paula worked for the … Continue reading

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MySouthtown Neighborhood Cleanup

The Friendly Spot Ice House, Ped-Ads and MySouthtown have teamed up to kick-start the first monthly neighborhood cleanup initiative on Saturday, August 6th cleaning up trash left behind on our streets from First Friday. Residents, businesses, employees, and fans of … Continue reading

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Evening under the Stars

On Friday, August 12, Terry & Gerry Shaefer will host their second annual “Evening under the Stars.” Come relax, meet new friends and enjoy. They will be shown Art & Artists from the neighborhood and beyond. The event will feature … Continue reading

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