‘We’re back’: Poteet Strawberry Festival planning for April, ticket info coming soon

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Madalyn Mendoza Jan. 19, 2021Updated: Jan. 19, 2021 12:55 p.m. 1of52 Poteet Strawberry Festival is gearing up for April after canceling the 2020 installment due to the coronavirus pandemic. Edward A. Ornelas, Staff / San Antonio Express-NewsShow MoreShow Less 2of52 Strawberry lovers drove to the Artesian Belt to celebrate the fruit at the Poteet Strawberry Festival …

Trail of the Dead, Big Cedar Fever, others booked for San Antonio’s next Lonesome Lounge Sessions

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 Posted By Sanford Nowlin on Tue, Jan 19, 2021 at 2:22 PM click to enlarge Courtesy of Big Cedar Fever Big Cedar Fever is among the acts scheduled for TPR’s new season of Lonesome Lounge Sessions. Texas Public Radio will present a new season of its Lonesome Lounge Sessions, a series …

Annual Poteet Strawberry Festival announces plans to return in April, even as COVID-19 cases rise

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 Posted By Nina Rangel on Tue, Jan 19, 2021 at 1:27 PM click image Instagram / doowahriders The Poteet Strawberry Festival has announced plans to hold its annual fruit-focused fest in April, pandemic be damned. “We’re back!” announced a punchy graphic posted Monday on the event’s Facebook page. It listed April 9-11 as …

MyPillow CEO says H-E-B among retailers who dropped his brand amid false voter fraud claims

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click to enlarge Twitter / realMikeLindell MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell speaks at a pro-Trump rally. San Antonio’s H-E-B is among the retailers that have stopped carrying products from MyPillow, whose CEO has spread debunked voter fraud claims to keep President Donald Trump in the White House, Newsweek reports. In media interviews, MyPillow chief Mike Lindell said …

San Antonio food photographer launches Lotería de Comida art collection and game

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click image Instagram / loteriadecomida San Antonio food photographer Tracey Maurer may be best known for her work in cookbooks and advertising, but her latest venture puts a fine-art spin on her love of things culinary. Maurer’s newly launched Lotería de Comida began as a series of 54 canvas art images featuring deeply saturated and textured …

New Ballhogg’s BBQ serving up brisket, pulled pork and sausage on San Antonio’s East Side

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click image Facebook / BallHoggs BBQ The newly opened BallHogg’s BBQ is aiming to bring together barbecue and sports lovers on San Antonio’s East Side. The eatery held a grand opening Monday, slinging slow-smoked brisket, pulled pork and sausage. It also serves up a selection of homemade sides including baked beans, coleslaw, green beans, potato …

Low-income Texans struggle to find new doctors as state officials boot Planned Parenthood off Medicaid

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click to enlarge Briana Vargas / The Texas Tribune Lisa, an anonymous HPV patient living in a Houston hotel to escape domestic abuse, navigates the uncertainties of Planned Parenthood being withdrawn from Medicaid coverage. Planned Parenthood employees are scrambling to help find new doctors for thousands of low-income patients after Texas officials and a court …

San Antonio Tex-Mex institution Mi Tierra offering $2 margaritas and carne guisada tacos Tuesday

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 Posted By Nina Rangel on Tue, Jan 19, 2021 at 9:38 AM click image Instagram / mitierracafesa Taco Tuesday just got a whole lot more interesting. Like all good things, a three day weekend must come to an end, but longtime downtown Tex-Mex eatery Mi Tierra is extending the good vibes …

Alamodome receives 9,000 more COVID-19 doses, here’s how to sign up

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Update: All Friday slots for vaccination appointments are now filled. San Antonians can register for COVID-19 vaccine appointments next week at the Alamodome, because the City just received more of the vaccine. The San Antonio Metro Health District has received another 9,000-dose shipment of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines and will begin booking the new appointments …