Author Archives: Hugh Donagher

Victoria Commons Master Plan Meeting

Your input is requested at a meeting to be held Wednesday, September 28, 2011. Plans are being made for some major developments in Lavaca, and the neighborhood is invited to participate in the planning process. The San Antonio Housing Authority … Continue reading

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National Night Out Block Party

The Lavaca Neighborhood Association is sponsoring a National Night Out Block Party on Tuesday, October 4th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Callaghan Avenue at Eager Street, right behind the school administration building. Live Music: San Antonio band A.L.E. will … 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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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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Refugio Place Back To School Drive

The Resident Council of Refugio Place Apartments is conducting a “Back To School” drive to provide school supplies and backpacks for inner city and downtown area students. The Resident Council seeks donations of new backpacks, school supplies and school uniforms. … Continue reading

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District 123 Legislative Debrief Session

UPDATE: Due to an unforeseen schedule glitch, the Legislative Debrief and Abundant Communities workshop, scheduled for August 16th must be cancelled.  Rep Villarreal and his staff send our regrets and apologies for any inconvenience that this may have caused.  We will … Continue reading

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Alamo Stadium Bond Renovations Public Meeting

The first in a series of meetings on Alamo Stadium renovations, through the 2010 Bond, is scheduled Thursday, Aug. 4 at 6pm at the Alamo Stadium Convocation Center (gym). Architects for the project will be on hand and the community … Continue reading

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Southtown Lions Club Meeting

The Southtown Lions Club meets on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 7:00 p.m., Jimmy’s Family Pizza, 226 E. Fest in Southtown ( The Southtown Lions Club is part of the Lions Clubs International network of 1.3 … Continue reading

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