Category Archives: Downtown

SA Cocktail Conference is coming! Be there or be Square!

The folks over at the Bar at Bohanan’s are organizing the first-ever San Antonio Cocktail Conference, set to take place January 26-29, 2012. Ocho Lounge at the Havana, Soho Wine and Martini Bar, and Rio San Antonio Cruises are co-sponsors. … Continue reading

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LA Times Explores Our Riverwalk

Yesterday’s Los Angeles Times Travel section featured a profile of our beloved Riverwalk entitled “Good times for San Antonio’s Riverwalk,” in which the author shares the fact that the Riverwalk attracts more visitors each year “than Universal Studios, New York’s … Continue reading

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Bohanan’s Does Steak Like No Other

It’s no secret that thepixelarchitect and I are big fans and frequent patrons of Bohanan’s Bar on Houston Street in downtown San Antonio, where our favorite bartender, Chris Ware, works his craft. See Bohanan’s brings the “Cocktail Renaissance” to San … Continue reading

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¡Viva Fiesta!

A vibe of excitement is in the air; it’s almost palpable as the city prepares for its annual 11-day Fiesta. thepixelarchitect and I are, of course, Fiesta virgins this year, so we don’t quite know what to expect, except that … Continue reading

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Bike Sharing Comes to San Antonio

This past weekend, San Antonio became part of the B-Cycle network. Other locations include Broward County, Chicago, Denver, Des Moines, Hawaii, and Louisville. At fifteen “B-stations” stituated in and around the downtown area, one may now rent a bicycle for … Continue reading

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Bohanan’s brings the “Cocktail Renaissance” to San Antonio

On his trip to San Antonio for his interview, thepixelarchitect found a nifty little pre-Prohibition style bar specializing in cocktails from that era. Bohanan’s Bar is downstairs from Bohanan’s Prime Steaks and Seafoods, which has been ranked as the second … Continue reading

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The Majestic Theatre

Last night, thepixelarchitect and I had the opportunity to take in a show (“Legally Blonde,” fun show) at The Majestic Theatre, “San Antonio’s oldest and largest atmospheric theater.” (Wikipedia) An “atmospheric theater,” as it turns out, is one “which has … Continue reading

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