San Antonio man who says he’s a member of the Boogaloo Boys arrested on weapons charge

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A San Antonio man who describes himself as a member of the Boogaloo Bois, an extremist anti-government group, was arrested Wednesday on a gun charge, the Justice Department said in a news release. Cameron Emerson Casey Rankin, 21, was taken into custody at his home, where FBI agents recovered a semi-automatic rifle while executing a …

A Corpus Christi bishop called Catholics back to Mass. San Antonio worshipers are still excused.

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Although a Corpus Christi bishop has called Catholics back to Mass, the San Antonio archbishop continues to excuse his parishioners from the obligation to attend. Both dioceses had freed their faithful from the obligation because of the dangers posed by COVID-19. But Bishop Michael Mulvey of Corpus Christi said all Catholics, with some exceptions, should …

San Antonio’s Rooftop Cinema Club kicks off November with screening of ’80s classic Gremlins

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click to enlarge Warner Home Video The mischief doesn’t have to stop on Halloween night. Rooftop Cinema Club is kicking off their November series of drive-in screenings with the 1984 comedy horror film Gremlins on Sunday, November 1. The classic film follows Billy Peltzer, played by Zach Galligan, who is gifted a mogwai — or …

San Antonio’s Nina Diaz to perform on #iVoted Music Festival’s Election Day livestream

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Guillermina Zabala Nina Diaz, frontwoman of beloved San Antonio indie act Girl in a Coma, was one of countless performers unable to share their art live during the pandemic. Thankfully, livestreamed concerts, including the upcoming #iVoted music festival, in which she’s slated to perform, have been a lifeline for both musicians and fans. The event is …

Eat, drink and be spooky at these San Antonio Halloween events this weekend

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click image Instagram / hopshoundssa Try the new Halloween-themed margarita flight at Hops & Hounds’ event Saturday. We’re celebrating Halloween during a global pandemic — which is totally a bummer — but San Antonians aren’t letting masks and social distancing cramp their spooky style. If you’re looking for ways to get out of the house …

San Antonio speakeasy Bar 1919 will reopen Monday with new food menu

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click image Instagram / 1919satx / amlilleberg Craft cocktail haven Bar 1919 will reopen next week, after being closed for nearly seven months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The eight-year-old establishment has implemented a new food menu to accompany its staggering collection of more than 1,500 bottles of booze. Bar 1919 has been publicly critical …

Local boxer Mario Barrios to sign autographs during meet and greet at El Pollo King tonight

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Taylor Pettaway Oct. 29, 2020Updated: Oct. 29, 2020 3 p.m. San Antonio native and professional boxer Mario Barrios will be at El Pollo King, a restaurant southwest of downtown, Thursday night to meet fans, sign autographs and auction off some special items. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images), Contributor / Getty Images San Antonio native and professional …

Helotes historical society honors artist Hunter

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Artist Warren Hunter created a wealth of work in his life, reflecting the scenic beauty of the Texas Hill Country through his attention to detail and a multifacted use of styles. The Historical Society of Helotes is honoring Hunter through a collection of his work at the town’s City Hall, 12951 Bandera Road. This includes …