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No Good News for Texas according to FBI Statistics

No Good News for Texas according to FBI Statistics

According to the FBI, burglaries accounted for approximately $4.8 billion in lost property in the United States in 2011, the most recent year for which data exist. With almost 2.2 million such crimes committed, this puts the average loss per burglary at $2,185. As compiled by the FBI’s 2011 Uniform Crime Report, three cities located […]

City of San Antonio’s Pre-K 4 SA Initiative Named a ‘Top 10 Innovation to Watch in 2013’

The Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program and The Rockefeller Foundation has named the City of San Antonio’s Pre-K 4 SA initiative a “Top 10 State and Metropolitan Innovations to Watch in 2013.” The distinction highlights the top ten initiatives around the country that show the most promise for creating jobs, growing regional economies, and boosting global competitiveness […]

San Antonio Transforms into “City of Yellow Roses”

One of America’s Most Romantic Cities Offers Valentine’s Specials, Activities and Packages Valentine’s Week (February 8-17) in San Antonio is more romantic than ever as the destination transforms into the “City of Yellow Roses.” Romance specials themed around San Antonio’s legendary yellow rose offer a getaway like none other. Visitors can experience “City of Yellow Roses” […]

San Antonio Cocktail Conference to be held Jan. 17-20

Modeled on the wildly popular Manhattan Cocktail Classic and New Orleans’ Tales of the Cocktail event, San Antonio’s own Cocktail Conference was the first of its kind in Texas. The second annual San Antonio Cocktail Conference will be held Jan. 17-20, and offers a place where high-profile professional bartenders and cocktail aficionados will gather to […]

San Antonio Informer Exclusive: Steel House Lofts

By Sean Burton San Antonio Informer “One man’s junk is another man’s treasure” is how the saying usually goes. Maybe so, but for Dennis McDaniel it was just another opportunity to test his own creativity and show the community what you can do when life hands you lemons- in this case an old, but historic […]

San Antonio’s Own Gives Back

By Sean Burton San Antonio Informer Jill Mills has shown the world what she is capable of on more than one occasion. Winning the World’s Strongest Woman title two consecutive times is impressive in itself, but you can bet that she wasn’t quite ready to stop there. Just recently she held her very own Strongman […]


Driven By Parfait and A Purpose

By Lisa Collins-Haynes San Antonio Informer Come empty and leave full should be the tagline for Cup Stuff and Catering, located on 827 Rayburn in San Antonio.  Owner operator, Melanee Reyna and her husband Albert, open up on their tale of social mobility and entrepreneurialism that’s not about how much income they have; but it […]

Alamo Plaza Better Block Event Kicks off August 17

Team Better Block will be in San Antonio at Alamo Plaza on August 17 and 18. Community members can get involved with the Pre-Build Workshop on August 10 and 11. The “Better Block” project is a community revitalization effort that temporarily demonstrates how to revision an area with bicycle, pedestrian and transit infrastructure mixed with […]

City’s ‘AAA’ Bond Rating Affirmed Again Bond Issuances Yield Excellent Results

The City of San Antonio’s ‘AAA’ general obligation bond rating has been affirmed again by the three major bond rating agencies, Standard & Poor’s, Fitch, and Moody’s. Rating services provide these evaluations of a bond issuer’s financial strength, or its ability to pay a bond’s principal and interest in a timely manner and the ‘AAA’ […]

Office of Historic Preservation Hosts Summer Networking Event

The Office of Historic Preservation will be hosting a networking event on Wednesday, July 25, at Azuca, 713 S. Alamo St. from 5 – 7 p.m. This is a great opportunity for community members to mingle with the property owners, designers, and professionals that help retain the City’s history and architecture. Join your friends and […]

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