Kiddie Park

3015 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209
Phone: (210) 824-4351
http://www.kiddiepark.com

Kiddie Park, one of San Antonio’s most treasured landmarks, is the perfect way for children and adults to enjoy a nostalgic day of old-fashioned fun. Established in 1925, and renovated in 2009, Kiddie Park is the oldest children’s amusement park in the country! While modern updates have been made, the park has preserved it’s 1920’s style by maintaining all of the original rides. Guests can enjoy the park’s old-fashioned [...]

The San Antonio Missions

On July 5, 2015, the World Heritage Committee inscribed San Antonio’s five Spanish colonial Missions on the World Heritage List. From 1718 to 1731, priests of the Franciscan Order established the San Antonio Missions. The Spanish government and the Catholic Church sent priests to Texas (then part of New Spain) to settle and protect territory claimed by the Spanish Crown. No permanent Spanish settlements existed in the area prior to the construction of the Missions. The priests were responsible [...]

Mission San Francisco de la Espada

10040 Espada Road, San Antonio, Texas
210-627-2064
http://www.missionsanfranciscodelaespada.org

 

Mission San Francisco de la Espada (also Mission Espada) is a Roman Rite Catholic mission established in 1690 by Spain in present-day San Antonio, Texas, in what was then known as northern New Spain. The mission was built in order to convert local Native Americans to Christianity and solidify Spanish territorial claims in the New World against encroachment from France.Today, the structure is one of four missions that comprise San Antonio Missions [...]

Mission San Juan Capistrano

9101 Graf Rd, San Antonio, TX 78214
(210) 534-0749
https://www.nps.gov/saan/planyourvisit/sanjuan.htm

The Mission
The first primitive capilla (chapel) was built out of brush and mud. Eventually a campanile, or “bell tower” containing two bells was incorporated into the structure, which was replaced by a long granary with a flat roof and an attractive belfry around 1756.In around 1760 construction of a larger church building begun on the east side of the Mission compound, but was never completed due to the lack [...]

Mission Concepcion

Franciscan friars established Mission Nuestra Señora de la Purísima Concepción de Acuña (also Mission Concepcion) in 1716 as Nuestra Señora de la Purísima Concepción de los Hainais in East Texas. The mission was originally meant to be a base for converting the Hasinai to Catholicism and teaching them what they needed to know to become Spanish citizens. The friars moved the mission in 1731 to San Antonio. After its relocation most of the people in the mission were Pajalats [...]

Mission San José

701 E Pyron Ave, San Antonio, TX 78214
(210) 922-0543
http://www.missionconcepcion.org

 

Mission San José y San Miguel de Aguayo is a historic Catholic mission in San Antonio, Texas, United States. The mission was named in part for the Marquis de San Miguel de Aguayo, José de Azlor y Virto de Vera. Many buildings on the campus of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, borrow architectural elements from those found at Mission San José.

Arched exterior of San José Mission Church
The [...]

Pearl Brewery

200 E. Grayson
San Antonio, Texas 78215
Phone (210) 212-7260
http://www.atpearl.com/ 

Pearl, located north of downtown San Antonio, provides a unique experience as a top culinary and cultural destination. The mixed-use space features retail, dining, picturesque green spaces and paseos, a riverside amphitheater, educational institutions such as the Aveda Institute and the third campus of the Culinary Institute of America. As a former brewery operating from 1883 to 2001, Pearl reflects a vivid past while embracing the future with LEED-certified [...]

Marriage Island

Marriage Island on the San Antonio Riverwalk
(210) 650-2-i-do (2436)
http://www.marriageisland.webs.com/

Marriage Island on the San Antonio Riverwalk is the site of over 360 weddings each year.
Marriage Island sets the stage for your wedding as a beautiful and uniquely San Antonio wedding venue.
The Ministry at San Antonio is the provider of choice for wedding officiant services at Marriage Island.
Ranked in the top 10 most romantic destination wedding locations in the world.
Ranked in the top 5 most [...]

Tre Trattoria Downtown

401 S. Alamo, San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone: (210) 223-0401
http://www.tretrattoria.com

Just a short walk from the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, you’ll find Chef Jason Dady’s chic and vibrant Tre Trattoria Downtown. Step into this authentic Tuscan Italian restaurant and enjoy remarkable views of the beautiful Hemisfair Park and San Antonio’s notable Tower of Americas. A hip, urban atmosphere to host a private party with accommodations for as many as 200 guests. Weekend brunch features signature bloody mary’s and [...]

Bolner’s Meat Market

2900 S. Flores, San Antonio, TX 78204
Phone: (210) 533-5112
http://www.bolnersmeatmarket.com
Bolner Family History
Our great grandfathers, Antonio and Joseph Bolner, immigrated from Tyrol, Italy to Vera Cruz, Mexico in 1881. The brothers came to the Americas as part of an appeal made from President Diaz of Mexico to Italy looking for farmers to tend their hill country. The citizens of Mexico did not appreciate the immigrants working their lands and violence broke out. The Italian immigrants were quickly [...]