Author Archives: Hugh Donagher

Do You Know Charles Ryburn & Tommy Phillips?

Tommy and Charles have been living in San Antonio since 1997 — first in Terrell Hills, and now at La Cascada on the Riverwalk (it’s between King William and the heart of downtown). Tommy is a Texas boy. He grew … Continue reading

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New Happy Hour Venue: Liberty Bar!

The Lavaca & Friends weekly Happy Hour has moved to a new home — the Liberty Bar. The time is unchanged: Every Thursday from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. “The happy hour has grown,” explained the event’s co-founder, Jane Gennarelli, … Continue reading

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Funding Extended for Free Neutering of Feral Cats in Lavaca

Today, the The Cannoli Fund for Dogs and Cats announced that funding would be extended for its program to fund spay/neuter surgeries for feral cats in Lavaca and King William. The announcement posted to its Facebook page reads: Since April, … Continue reading

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Rivard Report Shows Lavaca Some Love!

Over the last couple of weeks, The Rivard Report has published a pair of articles by Lavacans in its popular “Where I Live” feature. Johanna Sawalha’s “Where I Live: A Happy Working Wife & Mother in Lavaca” and Hugh Donagher’s … Continue reading

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Express-News Features Neighborhood Green Remodel

Today’s Express-News profiles Scott Martin and Jenny Browne’s green remodel that will be featured on next weekend’s Green Home Tour. “We chose this house for the tour because it’s a great example of retrofitting a home affordably,” says Anita Devora, … Continue reading

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Lavaca Dominates Green Home Tour

On Saturday, May 12, Build San Antonio Green will sponsor its Green Home Tour & Fair, featuring five homes in Lavaca and a multi-family project in King William. Unique among home tours, this one features exclusively “green homes” in one … Continue reading

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SAHA Board Considers Victoria Commons Master Plan

On November 17th, the San Antonio Housing Authority heard a presentation by Goody Clancy regarding the Victoria Commons Master Plan. A PDF of the PowerPoint presentation used that night is available for download here.

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HemisView Farmers’ 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 market … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Garage Sale

Join us for the 1st Annual LNA Garage Sale scheduled for Saturday, October 15, 2011. The Lavaca Neighborhood Association (LNA) will provide the advertising for this event. You can participate by having your own sale at your residence for which … Continue reading

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Downtown Strategic Framework Public Meeting

Join Centro Partnership San Antonio and your neighbors to discuss the big ideas recommended for the Downtown Strategic Framework and the future of the center city, as envisioned in SA2020. See how the feedback provided at the workshop on July … Continue reading

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