• 3 San Antonio releases to download on March's Bandcamp Friday
    by Mike McMahan on March 4, 2021 at 11:32 pm

    When the pandemic put live shows on indefinite hold last spring, Bandcamp began waiving its fee from artist sales on the first Friday of each month.…

  • San Antonio mayor vows to save historic Woolworth Building in 'reset' of Alamo Plaza project
    by Charlotte-Anne Lucas, NOWCastSA on March 4, 2021 at 10:11 pm

    San Antonio's landmark Woolworth Building and its civil rights legacy will be preserved, along with a public civic space, under a new plan for the Alamo Plaza, Mayor Ron Nirenberg said. His pledge came after he replaced Councilman Roberto Treviño as tri-chair of the Alamo Citizens Advisory Committee and on the Alamo Management Committee with Councilwoman Rebecca Viagran, and added two Black champions of civil rights history to the Advisory Committee. “We are going to ensure that the Woolworth and Crockett Buildings remain, that they're not demolished in the plan that moves forward, and that we also retain the openness and civic nature of the plaza,” Nirenberg said at the end of his nightly COVID-19 briefing on Monday, March 1.…

  • San Antonio’s Mr. & Mrs. G’s Home Cooking mourns the death of patriarch William Garner Sr.
    by Nina Rangel on March 4, 2021 at 8:46 pm

    The Mr. G in Mr. & Mrs. G’s Home Cooking has passed away. Since its 1990 opening, folks have flocked to Mr. & Mrs. G’s on San Antonio’s East Side to snag lovingly prepared soul food and kind words from proprietors Addie and William Garner Sr. On Thursday, the restaurant informed Facebook followers that William Garner Sr. died peacefully at home, the culmination of a lengthy battle with an illness.…