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Tour San Antonio like a Local!

The Official Magazine of the River Walk

This Issue Eat this, drink that

Featuring the River Walk’s many enticing restaurants

Centro San Antonio Amigos

A constant presence in the center city

San Antonio Shopping

Forbes’ top 10 of America’s Best Cities for Shopping

Hit one of our theme parks for Spring Break— Big time FUN!

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Some things are not to be missed. The River Walk. The Alamo. And the Shrimp Paesano at Ristorante Paesanos. For more than 40 years, locals and visitors alike have enjoyed the contemporary setting, Italian/Mediterranean cuisine and Old World service of these culinary landmarks. Join us on the River Walk, near the Quarry Market in Lincoln Heights or at Loop 1604 Northwest.You won’t soon forget it.

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Sculpture titled La Antorcha de la Amistad (“The Torch of Friendship”) created by famed Mexican Sculptor Sebastian was presented to the City of San Antonio by the Mexican Government in 2002.

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RIO Magazine is the official publication of the Paseo Del Rio Association. All expressions of opinions and statements of supposed facts are published on the authority of the writer and cannot be regarded as expressing the views of the Paseo Del Rio Association or its Publisher. Advertisements do not imply sponsorship or endorsement by the Paseo Del Rio Association or its Publisher.


2014 Paseo Del Rio Association Board of Directors President Justin Holley, ABH Hospitality President Elect Tammy Peacock-Werline, Hard Rock Café Vice Presidents John Carbajal, Paesanos Restaurant Group Terry Corless, Mad Dogs Andy Hearon, El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel Cece Smith, SmithPrint Secretary/Treasurer Teresa Johnson, Broadway Bank Immediate Past President Martin Williams, Catto & Catto Insurance Chair, Operation Committee Andreas Esparza, Boudro’s Restaurant Executive Director Nancy D. Hunt, Paseo Del Rio Association Ex-Officio Ben Brewer, Downtown Alliance Jim Mery, Downtown Operations Board of Directors John Beauchamp, Hixon Properties Bob Buchanan,The Original Mexican Restaurant Mae Escobar, aMaezing Marketing Group Ben Garcia, Silver Eagle Distributors Nancy Kilpo, Grand Hyatt Joan Korte, Downtown Residence Association Tom Lawrence, Don’s & Ben’s & Gabriel Liquor Christy Massie, Pepsi Bottling Group Joe Melton, Embassy Suites Andres Munoz, San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau Pierre Olivier, Casa Rio Restaurant Laurence Seiterle, Zurich Properties Beth Ticku-Smith, Hotel Valencia Mike Teran, Swig Martini Bar

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The Official Magazine of the River Walk

Publisher Louis Doucette Louis@travelingblender.com

March is the perfect time to be in San Antonio; the colors along the River Walk are awakening with shades of yellow and green, and pops of red. The birds are chirping while eager ducks look to feast on food thrown their way. Whether you are visiting for work, a couples getaway or have the entire family with you, San Antonio has something for everyone! San Antonio is rich in history and culture and has a plethora of food and activities. Start on the River Walk getting lost along the river as you dip in and out of shops and restaurants. In this issue, we will introduce you to our favorite River Walk dishes. From Tex Mex favorites like enchiladas to tableside guacamole with a kick of spice and citrus, you’re sure to score some brownie points with your taste buds. I can personally recommend a prickly pear margarita if you are thirsty. Make sure to take part in some fun downtown adventures! Enjoy a river cruise, visit the Alamo, one of San Antonio’s most popular Missions, take a free tour from one of the Centro San Antonio’s Amigos, or ride a double-decker bus. March is also a great time to shop for your perfect spring ensemble. Whether you want to stay near the River Walk or venture out, we have you covered with our convenient shopping guide. As you may know San Antonio is surrounded by several quaint towns and cities. Be sure to visit Boerne for cute shops and homemade craft beer. Feeling a little more adventurous? Fredericksburg might be a place for you, about eighty minutes north of downtown. There you will find a great selection of Texas wine and a diverse selection of German food, as well as shops and museums. Here for family fun? San Antonio takes all the guess work out of it with sought-after family attractions such as Fiesta Texas, Sea World and Splash Town! Each of these could very easily be a full-day of fun so plan ahead! There is no time like the spring time in San Antonio. We hope you enjoy your stay, whether you are coming for a week or just a day. See you soon!

Editor Margaux Gonzalez Huckabay mhuckabay@paseodelrio.com Contributing Writers Beth Bond M. Nicole Advertising Sales San Antonio: Janis Maxymof janis@travelingblender.com Gerry Lair gerry@travelingblender.com Austin: Sandy Weatherford sandy@travelingblender.com Intern Caitlin Roetheli intern@paseodelrio.com Graphic Design 2 Rare Birds info@2rarebirds.com Printing SmithPrint, Inc. barney@smithprint.net

Margaux Gonzalez Huckabay Managing Editor of RIO Magazine Rio Magazine is published by Traveling Blender, LLC. (Publisher) on behalf of the Paseo Del Rio Association. Reproduction in any manner in whole or in part is prohibited without the express written consent of the Paseo Del Rio Association. Material Contained herein does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Paseo Del Rio Association or its staff. Rio Magazine, the Publisher and the Paseo Del Rio Association reserve the right to edit all material for clarity and space and assumes no responsibility for accuracy, errors or omissions. Rio Magazine does not knowingly accept false or misleading advertisements or editorial nor does the Publisher or the Paseo Del Rio Association assume responsibility should such advertising or editorial appear. Articles and photos are welcome and may be submitted to our office to be used subject to the discretion and review of the Publisher and Paseo Del Rio Association. All submissions become the property of the Paseo Del Rio Association. All Real Estate advertising is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act of 1968, which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention to make such a preference limitation or discrimination.”

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A beautiful spring day is ideal for a stroll down the River Walk, with its many enticing restaurants. We wouldn’t want you to miss out on the best these dining spots have to offer, so we’ve created a rundown of the area’s signature dishes and drinks. Serving a dish that’s described as “almost as well-known as the Alamo,” Paesanos is an iconic San Antonio spot open since 1969 that’s beloved for its Shrimp Paesano ($12.95). The dish of sautéed shrimp served over angel hair pasta with a garlic-cream-butter sauce sounds simple enough, but one taste and you’ll understand why it’s gained generations of devotees. Just about every restaurant on the River Walk has outdoor seating along the River Walk, but Casa Rio was the first to set up tables and chairs outside. The can’tmiss menu item here is classic Tex-Mex enchiladas ($8.45 - $9.85), filled with cheese, beef or chicken and served with red sauce made in the traditional style with ancho chile paste or with a verde sauce of tomatillos. The recipes are about as authentic as Tex-Mex gets. At Bella, things take a Mediterranean turn with some New American style thrown in. The eatery’s signature appetizer, Eggplant Josephine ($12), is a nod to a restaurant that once did business in Biloxi, Miss., called the White Pillars. Chef Sean Fletcher has borrowed the name and reinterpreted the recipe with a spicier kick. “He’s the backbone and true reason for our success, there’s no doubt,” owner David Snyder said of the inventive chef. The dish is two slices of peeled, dried eggplant dipped in buttermilk, breaded and fried, then stacked with two layers of sautéed Texas Gulf shrimp, mozzarella and sauce diablo and topped with house made hollandaise sauce and chives. A Texas bistro serving steaks and seafood with southwest flavors, Boudro’s has been a mainstay for 27 years. The Guacamole For Two ($9) is freshly prepared tableside — combining

avocado with fresh squeezes of orange and lime juices, Bermuda red onions and cilantro, plus Roma tomatoes and serranos that have been smoked over pecan and mesquite wood. It’s served with fresh homemade tortilla chips and makes a fine companion to a Prickly Pear Margarita ($8), concocted entirely in-house. It’s made by marinating the juice of the prickly pear cactus with fresh tequila overnight and swirling the lot into a frozen margarita. Avocados aren’t just for guacamole at Iron Cactus, which serves a thinkingoutside-the-molcajete Avocado Margarita ($10.75). Lime juice, agave nectar and an avocado puree give a bit of creaminess and a sweet and sour punch to 100 percent organic, Austin-made Dulce Vita tequila. Seafood spot Landry’s is keeping things fresh with a newly updated appetizer: Crab and Crawfish Boulettes ($5). Formerly counting shrimp, onion and celery as the main ingredients, the fried snack now has good-sized bites of jumbo lump crab, claw meat, crawfish tails and sautéed bell pepper, all seasoned with white pepper, black pepper and cayenne and breaded with panko. Dip them in Tabasco mash remoulade for the perfect amount of spice. Landry’s boulettes pair well with just about any drink, so you can pick your favorite type of red or white wine to go with this happy-hour-only menu item.

Aaron Bouroughs describes as “not your parents’ piano bar.” It’s known for its 86-ounce buckets of booze meant for sharing between four or more people, but its most popular cocktail, is the X-Boyfriend ($9.25), made with X-Rated Fusion Liqueur. Its French vodka, Provence blood orange, mango, and passion fruit flavors are matched with orange, cranberry and pineapple juices and Smirnoff vanilla vodka. Burroughs says the cocktail is so popular that it’s lasted through at least five reworkings of the menu, so request this drink to sip while you request your favorite song for the performers’ live jukebox. With handmade cocktails and a menu in the style of Mexican street food, Barriba Cantina is a great River Walk choice. Its most popular dish by far is Perla’s Pescado Salad ($8.99), named for the kitchen manager who created it. Presented in a tortilla bowl, the salad of lettuce, diced tomato, mango salsa and grilled tilapia is topped with salty cotija cheese and, unforgettably, a Mexican deviled egg, which is spiced with cayenne and cumin and finished with crisp jalapeño bacon. The best part about this salad? “It’s awesome when you’re drinking beer on the River Walk,” said Barriba’s marketing director Scott Ziskovsky.

If you’re looking for a serious drink in a festive atmosphere, check out Howl At The Moon, which general manager RIO Magazine

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FOOD & DRINK ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// CASUAL Boudro’s Texas Bistro 421 East Commerce San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 224-8484 www.boudros.com American Dick’s Last Resort 406 Navarro San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 244-0026 www.dickslastresort.com American The Republic of Texas 429 E. Commerce San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 226-6256 www.therepublicoftexas restaurant.com American The River’s Edge Café & Patio Bar 200 S. Alamo San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 270-0786 www.riversedgecafesa.com American Paesanos 111 W. Crockett #100 San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 227-2782 www.paesanosriverwalk.com Italian

Acenar 146 E. Houston San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 222-2362 www.acenar.com Mexican

Mad Dogs 123 Losoya Street San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 222-0220 maddogs.net British Pub

Barriba Cantina 111 W. Crockett Street San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 228-9876 www.barribacantina.com Mexican

Saltgrass Steak House 502 River Walk San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 222-9092 www.saltgrass.com Steakhouse

La Paloma 215 Losoya San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 212-0566 www.lapalomariverwalk.com Mexican

Texas Land & Cattle 201 N. St. Mary’s San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 222-2263 www.texaslandandcattle.com Steakhouse

Landry’s Seafood House 517 N. Presa San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 229-1010 www.landrysseafood.com Seafood

Iron Cactus 200 River Walk San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 224-9835 www.ironcactus.com Tex-Mex

Las Ramblas 306 W. Market San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 229-9222 www.thehotelcontessa.com Spanish

Rio Rio Cantina 421 E. Commerce San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 226-8462 www.rioriocantina.com Tex-Mex

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FAMILY Hard Rock Café 111 W. Crockett Street San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 244-7625 www.hardrock.com American Lone Star Café 237 Losoya San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 223-9374 www.lonestarcafe.us American RAINFOREST CAFé 110 E. Crockett San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 277-6300 www.rainforestcafe.com American County Line Barbeque 111 W. Crockett Street San Antonio TX 78205 (210) 229-1941 www.countyline.com BBQ Charlie Wants a Burger 223 Losoya San Antonio TX 78205 (210) 227-0864 www.charliewantsaburger.com Burgers


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The Original Mexican Restaurant 102 W. Crockett San Antonio TX 78205 (210) 224-9951 www.originalmexican.com Tex-Mex

FINE DINING Biga on the Banks 203 S. St Mary’s San Antion, TX 78205 (210) 225-0722 www.biga.com American Citrus 150 E. Houston San Antonio TX 78205 (210) 227-9700 www.hotelvalencia-riverwalk.com American Las Canarias 112 College Street San Antonio TX 78205 (210) 518-1000 www.omnilamansion.com American Luke 125 E. Houston San Antonio TX 78205 (210) 227-5853 www.lukesanantonio.com French/American

Zocca 420 W. Market San Antonio TX 78205 (210) 444-6070 www.zoccariverwalk.com Italian Bella on the River 106 River Walk San Antonio TX 78205 (210) 404-2355 www.bellaontheriver.com Mediterranean/Southern European Ostra 212 W. Crockett San Antonio TX 78205 (866) 605-1212 www.mokarahotels.com Seafood Little Rhein Steakhouse 231 S. Alamo San Antonio TX 78205 (210) 225-2111 www.littlerheinsteak house.com Steakhouse Ruth’s Chris 600 E. Market San Antonio TX 78205 (210) 227-8847 www.ruthschrissa.com Steakhouse

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SHOPPING ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// Artistic Endeavors La Villita San Antonio, TX 78205 210-222-2497 www.artend.com Art

Bonsai Harbor La Villita San Antonio, TX 78205 210-224-5770 www.bonsaisanantonio.com Bonsai Trees

Copper Gallery La Villita San Antonio, TX 78205 210-207-8614 www.lavillita.com Art Collectibles

Scentchips USA La Villita San Antonio, TX 78205 210-207-8614 www.lavillita.com Candles

Galleria II La Villita San Antonio, TX 78205 210-207-8614 www.lavillita.com Art Gallery

Aeropostale Rivercenter Mall San Antonio, TX 78205 210-225-0000 www.aeropostale.com Clothing

Little Studio Gallery La Villita San Antonio, TX 78205 210-227-8893 www.lavillita.com Art Gallery

Hot Topic Rivercenter Mall, Fashion Level San Antonio, TX 78205 210-212-7680 www.hottopic.com Clothing

Monte Wade Fine Arts La Villita San Antonio, TX 78205 210-222-8838 www.lavillita.com Art Gallery

Langford Market Rivercenter Mall - Fashion Level San Antonio, TX 78205 210-223-0200 www.langfordmarket.com Clothing

Nueva Street Gallery La Villita San Antonio, TX 78205 210-229-9810 www.lavillita.com Art Gallery

U.S. Polo Assn Rivercenter mall San Antonio, TX 78205 210-444-1040 www.uspoloassn.com Clothing

River Art Group La Villita San Antonio, TX 78205 210-226-8752 www.lavillita.com Art Gallery

Debra Benditz Art Gallery La Villita San Antonio, TX 78205 210-222-2427 www.debrabenditz.com Fine Art Collection

Starving Artist Gallery La Villita San Antonio, TX 78205 210-207-8614 www.lavillita.com Art Gallery

Lone Star Mercantile La Villita San Antonio, TX 78205 210-227-8893 www.lavillita.com General Merchandise

Village Gallery La Villita San Antonio, TX 78205 210-226-0404 www.lavillita.com Art Gallery

Primarily Purple Rivercenter Mall - Fashion Level San Antonio, TX 78205 210-225-0000 General Merchandise

Foot Locker Rivercenter Mall - Fashion Level San Antonio, TX 78205 210-226-8383 www.footlocker.com Athletic Shoes

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Sunglass Hut Rivercenter Mall, Street Level San Antonio, TX 78205 210-271-7550 www.sunglasshut.com Sunglasses

Angelita La Villita San Antonio, TX 78205 210- 224-8362 www.lavillita.com Womens Fashions & Jewelry

Sunglass Icon Rivercenter Mall, Street Level San Antonio, TX 78205 210-226-3942 www.sunglassicon.com Sunglasses

Victoria’s Secret Rivercenter Mall - Fashion Level San Antonio, TX 78205 210-224-7072 www.victoriassecret.com Womens Lingerie

FOUND La Villita San Antonio, TX 78205 210-207-8614 www.lavillita.com Unique Items Pearl Brewery 250 E Grayson San Antonio, TX 78205 210-212-7260 www.atpearl.com Unique Local Shops & Restaurants Gamestop Rivercenter Mall, Street Level San Antonio, TX 78205 210-224-4412 www.gamestop.com Video Ganmes & Equipment Express Rivercenter Mall, Fashion Level San Antonio, TX 78205 210-227-5212 www.express.com Clothing

Village Weavers La Villita San Antonio, TX 78205 210-222-0776 www.lavillita.com Woven Art & Rugs Alice Knight La Villita San Antonio, TX 78205 210-930-5527 www.aliceknight.com Equinox La Villita San Antonio, TX 78205 210-207-8614 www.lavillita.com Mustang Grey’s La Villita San Antonio, TX 78205 210-221-1894 www.lavillita.com

Papaya Rivercenter Mall, Street Level San Antonio, TX 78205 210-226-2100 www.papaya.com Shasha Rivercenter Mall, Street Level San Antonio, TX 78205 210-227-4772 www.shasha.com FOUND La Villita San Antonio, TX 78205 210-207-8614 www.lavillita.com Unique Items Spencers Rivercenter Mall, Fashion Level San Antonio, TX 78205 210-224-6898 www.spencersonline.com Wandering Cowboy Rivercenter Mall, Fashion Level San Antonio, TX 78205 210-223-3434 Zumiez Rivercenter Mall, Fashion Level San Antonio, TX 78205 210-228-9373 www.zumiez.com La Villita 418 Villita Street San Antonio, TX 78205 210-207-8614 www.lavillita.com Collection of Unique Local Shops


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ATTRACTIONS MUSEUMS Briscoe Western Art Museum 210 W Market San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 299-4499 www.briscoemuseum.org

TOURS Rio San Antonio Cruises 205 N Presa San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 244-5700 www.riosanantonio.com Fork in the River Food Tours (888) 368-6874 www.foodtourssanantonio.com

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Music Arts San Antonio Presents Arturo Sandoval Mar 20, Thu @ 7:30pm Lila Cockrell Theater EXHIBITIONS BRISCOE WESTERN ART MUSEUM www.briscoemuseum.org 2014 Night of Artists Mar 28 – Preview & Dinner Mar 29 – Art Sale Mar 30 - Apr 27 – Public Exhibit SAN ANTONIO MUSEUM OF ART www.samuseum.org Eldzier Cortor: Master Printmaker Now thru Mar 2 Fray Antonio Margil de Jesus: Patron Saint of Texas Now thru Mar 23 Diego Rivera in San Antonio: A Small Special Exhibition (On Display at Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Latin American Art at SAMA) Andy Warhol: The Athletes Now thru Apr 27 Thomas Sully: Painted Performances Now thru 5/11 Bob Kuhn: Drawing on Instinct Mar 15 – Jun 8 Miscellaneous Bud Light Mardi Gras River Parade & Festival Mar 1 @ 12 – 7 pm Arnesn River Theatre www.thesanantonioriverwalk.com

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Mardi Gras Arts & Crafts Show Mar 1 – 2 River Walk Extension www.thesanantonioriverwalk.com Murphy’s Pub Crawl Mar 13 @ 6 – 10 pm Various River Walk Establishments www.thesanantonioriverwalk.com St. Patrick’s Day Arts & Crafts Show Mar 14 – 16 River Walk Extension www.thesanantonioriverwalk.com Murphy’s St. Patrick’s Day River Parade & Festival Mar 15 – 16 @ 1 – 6 pm La Villita Historic Arts Village/ Arneson River Theatre www.thesanantonioriverwalk.com Maverick Music Festival Mar 21-22 @ 5:30pm – 12:30am Sat @ 11am-12:20am La Villita Historic Arts Village www.maverickmusicfestival.com Run with SAMA Mar 11 @ 6:30 San Antonio Museum of Art www.samuseum.org Pie to the People Mar 8 La Villita www.lavillita.com Aztec New Year Mar 14 @ 2:00pm – 10:00pm Arneson River Theatre www.lavillita.com

March 1, 12:00pm-7:00pm – BUD LIGHT Mardi Gras River Parade & Festival – Arneson River Theatre – A procession of decorated river barges will transform the River Walk into a floating Bourbon Street. Krewes of costumed revelers and live entertainment will celebrate Mardi Gras San Antonio style! Enjoy a festival of food, arts & crafts, activities and more at La Villita from 11am to 7pm, with live music on the Arneson Stage beginning at 1pm. The Parade will take place at 3pm. www. thesanantonioriverwalk.com February 28-March 2 – Mardi Gras Arts & Crafts Show - Vendors display and sell handmade merchandise along the San Antonio River Walk. Take a weekend stroll along the beautiful River Walk, check out the unique wares, and treat yourself to something special. www. thesanantonioriverwalk.com March 14-16 - St. Patrick’s Day Arts & Crafts Show – Vendors display and sell handmade merchandise along the San Antonio River Walk. Take a stroll along the River, check out the unique wares, and maybe you’ll get lucky and go home with something fabulous. www. thesanantonioriverwalk.com March 15-16, 1:00pm-6:00pm – MURPHY’S St. Patrick’s Day River Parade & Festival – Arneson River Theatre – A family-friendly festival of music, food, and fun! Floats release 110 pounds of environmentally friendly green dye into the San Antonio River, transforming the 2.5 mile river into a miniature Emerald Isle where a proclamation is read, temporarily re-naming the river “The River Shannon.” Enjoy live music on the Arneson Stage and a family-friendly festival of food, games, activities, and more in La Villita on Saturday and Sunday. Beginning at 3pm on Sunday, enjoy a parade of barges, commemorating St. Patrick. www. thesanantonioriverwalk.com March 13, 6:00pm-10:00pm - MURPHY’S Pub Crawl – Participants will “crawl” from bar to bar on the River Walk enjoying free cover, front of the line entry, and food and drink specials all night. Ticket information: (210) 2227-4262 thesanantonioriverwalk.com


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Guide to San Antonio & the River Walk

ATTRACTIONS The Alamo The Alamo began as the San Antonio de Valero, a Spanish Mission, in 1718, one of the first in Texas. The establishment of this mission played a crucial role in the settlement of Texas and the Southwest. 300 Alamo Plaza • San Antonio, Texas • 210.225.1391 • www.thealamo.org. Hours: Monday - Sunday 9:00 A.M. - 5:30 P.M. • Summer Hours 9:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M. Alamo Helicopter Tours With Alamo Helicopter Tours, you can take in an exciting and breathtaking view of San Antonio and the Texas Hill Country like you’ve never seen before. Enjoy a sky high tour of sites like the San Antonio River, Downtown, The San Antonio Zoo, Sea World, The Botanical Gardens and Mission Espada, or if nature is more your thing, immerse yourself in the beautiful landscape as you fly high over the Texas Hill Country. Hours: 10:00am until 5:00pm, 7 days a week, (Reservations required) (210) 287-5797 8535 Mission Road www.alamohelicoptertours.com Alamo Plaza Attractions Experience the best Alamo Plaza has to offer. See the Amazing Book come to life in the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS MUSEUM! Adventure Seekers... this one’s for you - TOMB RIDER 3D, a Journey down into the tomb of Anubis for an action-packed adventure you won’t soon forget! For the fearless, we dare you to visit RIPLEY’S HAUNTED ADVENTURE. This multimillion dollar haunted house includes special effects, live actors and animatronics that are sure to leave you thrilled from the moment you enter until the time you escape!. Open Daily at 10:00 a.m. Directly across from the Alamo • (210) 226-2828 www. AlamoPlazaAttractions.com The Amazing Mirror Maze— A 4D Experience San Antonio’s newest attractions are located across from the Alamo! Ultimate Mirror Maze Challenge – a unique, eyepopping experience that is fun for any age. Explore endless hallways and thousands of mirrors as you try to find the end and go back again – it is never the same experience twice. Can you find your way out of a maze composed entirely out of mirrors? The Vault Laser Challenge – It is a Mission Impossible themed game. A state of the art laser alarm system, your challenge is to make it through without setting off any of the lasers. Will you make it on our top 10 list? Hours of Operation: Open Daily at 10AM (210) 226-2828 • www.amazingmazes.com Buckhorn Saloon & Texas Ranger Museum The Buckhorn Saloon & Museum is proud to welcome a new generation of visitors. San Antonio’s oldest Saloon has recently completed a major renovation. Explore the remodeled animal halls and prepare yourself for a Texas-sized adventure! Practice your sharp shooting skills in our Shooting Gallery and see hundreds of handguns, badges and photographs from famous rangers in The Texas Ranger Museum. Open daily at 10AM. (210) 2474000 www.buckhormuseum.com La Villita A Historic Arts Village since 1939. More galleries & shops in one square block than anywhere else in San Antonio. Unique art by local & regional artists featuring oil paintings, sculpture, watercolors, metal art, rock art, textiles, copper work, pottery, jewelry, stained glass & regional folk art. La Villita is a cluster of small buildings in downtown San Antonio. Once a residential district beginning in the late 1700’s, the area now houses specialty shops filled with unique gifts, restaurants, and beautiful plazas. In 1939 22 RIO Magazine

Mayor Maury Maverick spearheaded a project to establish La Villita as an area for arts and crafts with the help of Works Progress Association funding in the early 1940’s. La Villita is also famous for the many festivals that take place here year-round including the world famous A Night in Old San Antonio. For more information, visit us at www. lavillita.com or call us at (210) 207-8614 Louis Tussaud’s Wax Works Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Ripley’s Moving Theatre 4D Located at 301 Alamo Plaza (Corner of Alamo Plaza and Crockett Street). LOUIS TUSSAUD’S WAX WORKS Features over 200 life-like wax figures in themed settings of Hollywood,History, Children’s Land of Make Believe, Heroes of the Lone Star, Horror, Heroes of Mexico, Passion of Christ and much more! RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT! Odditorium is one of the newest, largest and most interactive in the United States featuring over 500 unique one-of-a-kind exhibits on three floors. RIPLEY’S MOVING THEATER 4D— Cutting edge technology and incredible six channel digital surround sound. Ride the movie and experience every bump, dip and turn! State-of-theart motion simulator! Get your hand cast in wax at our wax hand booth! Take a photo of yourself in a themed setting! Shop in our cargo hold gift shop for unique, unusual gifts. Snack bar and arcade on premises. Ripley’s outdoor patio can accomodate up to 250 people. 301 Alamo Plaza (corner of Alamo Plaza and Crockett Street) • 210-224-9299 • www. sanantonio.ripleys.com Natural Bridge Caverns Natural Bridge Caverns is so much more than one of the most treasured natural attractions Texas has to offer. This beautiful and historical cavern system offers an experience that is high energy, educational, fun and family oriented. Whether you are a first timer, an avid caver or someone in between, Natural Bridge Caverns awaits with a once in a lifetime experience you’ll never forget. 26495 Natural Bridge Cavern Road • Natural Bridge Caverns, TX 78266 (210) 651-6101 • www.naturalbridgecaverns.com Tower of the Americas The Tower of the Americas offers the most breathtaking view of the Alamo City - from 750 feet high! Visitors can enjoy fine dining at the Chart House revolving restaurant or enjoy the scenery from the Flags Over Texas observation deck while learning about the history of Texas The Tower of the Americas’ newest addition is the Skies Over Texas 4-D theater ride that will stimulate all your senses as you see, hear, and feel all Texas has to offer. 600 Hemisfair Park • (210) 223-3101 www. TowerOfTheAmericas.com

Coyote Ugly Saloon The most famous bar on the planet with a spectacular view of the river from an outside patio. We offer food until 7pm and happy hour drinks from 4pm - 8pm. Available for all party needs. Hours: Mon - Sun 11am - 2am (210) 465-8459 • 409 E Commerce. Howl at the Moon Live nightly entertainment with dueling baby grand pianos, today’s popular songs, parodies and audience participations. Come early to enjoy the evening festivities and imbibe your favorite libations. Always guaranteed to have a very amusing time. Reservation packages are available. Please call (210) 212 - 4770 to book yours. Hours: Sun-Thurs: 7pm2am • Fri: 5pm-2am Sat: 6pm-2am • (210) 212-4695 111 Crockett St. West, Ste. 201

Mad Dogs British Pub Indulge in servings of cool refreshments, delicious fare and energetic entertainment all wrapped in lavish servings of fun. During the day, breathe in spectacular views from our tropical terrace, while sipping on award winning margaritas and watching the river flow by. Later, party on with non-stop entertainment from ‘the pub that thinks it’s a club’, with nightly action featuring live bands, DJ’s and a daringly different karaoke crew. (210) 222-0220 123 Losoya Street Suite 19 • www.MadDogs.net

Barriba Cantina The Barriba Cantina located above the famous County Line Barbeque is open from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. seven days a week, featuring Mexican street food that is available until closing time, along with an endless list of handmade seasonal cocktails. Barriba also offers live local music seven days a week, from 10 p.m. – 2 a.m., AND during the day on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. There is no cover charge for the music. The restaurant and bar for Barriba Cantina is located on the street level with balconies and patios overlooking the River Walk. The top floor contains a large meeting space with balconies and patios overlooking the River Walk, and the covered outdoor patio with view of San Antonio’s downtown skyline and the river. 111 W Crocket Street • 210228-9876 www.barribacantina.com Bella On the River “Best River Walk Dining”, the 2012 and 2013 San Antonio Express News Critics’ Choice. Bella is an independent and locally-owned restaurant on the River Walk featuring Southern European, mostly Mediterranean food. Bella’s small and intimate dining room, the most unique and special on the River Walk, is like walking into a small Spanish bistro or Tuscan grotto, with its natural limestone rock walls, candle-lit tables, and its cozy and comfortable atmosphere. Live Piano Jazz nightly 7-10pm. Chef Sean Fletcher’s menu features the Eggplant Josephine, Fresh Salads, Seafood Paella, Pizza, and Pasta, Texas Red Fish, Diver Scallops, Grilled Lamb Chops, Veal Marsala, and Virginia’s Pistachio Cake! The Wine Bar features Bellinis, Sangria, beer, twenty five wines-by-the-glass, and a gently priced and well-paired wine list. Bella’s service staff is friendly, accommodating, and knowledgeable, with a “we’re really glad you’re here” attitude. Monday – Saturday 5 - 10pm Closed Sunday • Reservations Strongly Encouraged. 106 River Walk • 210-404-2355 www. bellaontheriver.com biga on the banks Chef Bruce Auden’s award winning Biga on the Banks sits above a tree lined bend of the River and within easy walking distance of all hotels and the convention center. Fine dining does not mean fussy at Biga the ambiance is definitely upscale but relaxed- San Antonio style. Serving dinner nightly with a daily changing menu to highlight the bounty of the season and the State, usually featuring beef, seafood and wild game options, Sticky toffee pudding for dessert is a must. Extensive wine list and hand crafted cocktails. Private event rooms with views and terraces. Reservations recommended www.biga.com. 210.225.0722 203 S St Marys at Market Boudro’s on the River Walk Paris has the romantic Left Bank. The River Walk has Boudro’s. Enjoy guacamole prepared tableside, house smoked shrimp and gulf crab enchiladas and more. Finish with a trio of summer sorbets and a fine cognac. River barge dining available by reservation. Sun.-Thurs. 11am-11pm, Fri.-Sat.


11am-midnight (210) 210 224-8484 • 421 East Commerce www.boudros.com Café Ole The ultimate: beef, chicken or shrimp fajitas served on a sizzling skillet with all the traditional condiments. Flavorful quesadillas, enchiladas, chicken Acapulco, fried ice cream, and awardwinning margaritas. Hours: Sun.-Thurs. 11am10:30pm • Fri-Sat: 11am-12am. • 527 River Walk (210) 223-2939 Casa Rio San Antonio-style Mexican food. Serving on the banks of the River Walk since 1946. Dinner boat parties and banquet facilities available. Hours: Daily: 11am-11pm (210) 225-6718 • 430 E. Commerce Charlie Wants a Burger Charlie Wants a Burger is a sports bar that’s unique to the River Walk. Dishing up homemade American food, we’re family-friendly and dogs are welcome on our outdoor patio. Handcrafted margaritas, draft beer and more. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Happy Hour 2 – 6 daily. 223 Losoya on the River Walk • 210-227-0864 www. charliewantsaburger.com Chart House at the Tower of the Americas With its carefully crafted menus, impeccable service, and a 360-degree revolving vista offering guests the most magnificent views of the Alamo City, the Chart House restaurant at Tower of the Americas is in a class by itself. Enjoy our award-winning menu featuring top of the catch seafood, succulent steaksand decadent desserts. 600 Hemisfair Park • (210) 223-3101 County Line Barbecue Serving up the biggest, leanest, most consistently delicious barbeque in San Antonio for over 30 years. On the scenic Riverwalk in the South Bank Complex (next to The Hard Rock), The County Line is a great place to enjoy an ice cold beer or a frosty margarita at the open-air bar. Inside the funky Texas roadhouse atmosphere and friendly service will make you feel like you’ve wandered out into the Texas Hill Country. Private Party Barges are also available. At the County Line they’ll tell you its barbeque so good you’ll want to “Get it all over ya’!” Hours: Open Daily 11am (210) 229-1941 • 111 West Crockett. Dick’s Last Resort This is the joint your mama warned you about. Dick’s serves up buckets of barbecued ribs, chicken, catfish, shrimp and crab legs. Platters include steaks, crabby cakes, salmon and even salads for the wimpy eater.Lunch includes sandwiches, salads and buckets of good food. The wait staff is irreverent by design, and the decor is local garage-sale stuff. Seventy-four kinds of beer. Live music, no cover, no dress code and definitely no class. Billed as “The Rowdy of the River.” Admission: None • Hours: Daily, 11am-2am (210) 224-0026 • 406 Navarro St. Durty Nelly’s Irish Pub Sing along to your favorite songs with one of our crowd pleasing piano players. Established in 1974, Durty Nelly’s features imported and domestic pints as well as a full bar. Fish & Chips, Grilled Reuben’s & Capt. Robbie’s Fried Shrimp Basket served until 7:00pm with an appetizer menu served until 11:00pm nightly. You haven’t been to San Antonio until you visit World Famous Durty Nelly’s Irish Pub Durty Nelly’s is located on the River Walk at the Hilton Palacio del Rio Hotel. El Tropicano/Mango’s Restaurant When you enter El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel, you’ll think you walked into an Acapulco Beach resort. Everywhere you look there are splashes of brilliant color, tropical plants, Mexican artifacts along with Salsa music playing in the background.

There is even an Aviary complete with live Toucans, Iguanas and a Giant Tortoise. Located on the beautiful new Museum Reach section of the Riverwalk, El Tropicano features: 308 spacious guestrooms, outdoor heated pool, Strive Fitness Center, Mangos Restaurant, Expresso Coffee Shop and the Tiki Bar with outdoor verandas overlooking the majestic beauty of the Riverwalk. Many years ago we had the waterfall but that has since changed when the Museum Reach extension was created. Over 37,000 sq. ft. of meeting space. 110 Lexington Ave. (210) 223-9461 • San Antonio, TX 78205 www.eltropicanohotel.com Hard Rock Café “Remember the Hard Rock!” While we’ve never been under siege like Davy Crockett and his men, we always strive to be memorable here in Texas. So why not lead the charge to our accommodating, three-story Hard Rock Cafe in San Antonio? Situated along the city’s famous Riverwalk area, we have three floors of patios where you can be on the lookout for the slow moving tourist boats below. Inside you’ll find gourmet meals in hefty servings, so huge you can cut ‘em with a Bowie knife, and our collection of rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia is big enough to fill a Spanish mission. So stop battling those hunger pangs and march ondown to the Hard Rock Cafe San Antonio. 111 W. Crockett St. • 210-224-7625 www.hardrock.com Iron Cactus A great place to relax along the Riverwalk. With our swanky Agave Room bar enjoy tasting one of over 80 differenttequilas or feast on extraordinary Mexican food in our contemporary dining room. Watch the boats go by with the family on our beautiful Patio or join us for a Tequila Dinner Cruise. With private party rooms, we have something for everyone! The Iron Cactus is the destination for fine Mexican cuisine on the River! 200 River Walk • San Antonio, Texas 78205 (210) 224-9835 www.ironcactus.com Landry’s Seafood House Landry’s Seafood House echoes the sights, sounds and sensations of a 1940’s seafood house, with its classic, fresh seafood and spectacular scenery. The mouthwatering menu offers the very best from irresistible appetizers like oyster-bar trash (a delicious combination of blackened shrimp and crabmeat) to fresh salads and their world famous seafood specialties, such as freshly prepared Gulf Snapper, Stuffed Flounder and Shrimp Fresca. For those who desire non-seafarer, Landry’s offers tempting steaks and chicken delicacies. Open Daily. Join us at our 517 lounge. Located right on the River Walk. (210) 229-1010 517 N Presa Lone Star Café The only authentic Texas-style steakhouse on the River Walk. Texas-sized steaks, chicken-fried steak, baked potatoes and onion rings served with your favorite Texas beer or wine. Daily specials. Private party room available. Hours: Sun.-Thurs. 11 a.m.10:30 p.m. • Fri.-Sat. 11a.m.-11:30 p.m. (210) 2239374 • 237 Losoya Mi Tierra Since 1941, a lively, family-owned Mexican restaurant in the heart of Market Square. Open 24 hours a day with live Mariachi music nightly. On-site bakery sells fresh Mexican pastries and candies. (210) 225-1262 • 218 Produce Row Michelino’s Enjoy authentic tastes of Italy’s country kitchen. Italian specialties, pasta and pizza made from the freshest poultry, beef and seafood are complemented by flavorful sauces, tantalizing desserts and superb, yet affordable wine selections. Hours: Sun-Thur: 11am-11pm Fri-Sat: 11am-12am • (210) 223-2939 • Fax: (210) 2248209 521 River Walk Omni La Mansion del Rio/Las Canarias RIO Magazine

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Omni La Mansion del Rio is ideally nestled along the historic River Walk among the banks--of the Paseo del Rio in downtown San Antonio, where it is perfectly situated for any visitor seeking to explore all of San Antonio’s extensive range of tourist attractions. It is within easy walking distance of the fabled Alamo, El Mercado, La Villita District, Spanish Governors Palace, San Antonio Convention Center and other well-known landmarks. Our San Antonio River Walk accommodations provide a haven for guests with graceful service and tranquil surroundings. Built on three levels that descend to San Antonio’s festive River Walk, the Las Canarias Restaurant offers a romantic atmosphere of graceful palms, flowing waters and scenic views. Dining beyond your expectations with renowned Executive Chef John Brand. His enthusiasm for the rich history and vibrant culinary scene of San Antonio is captured in the menu at Las Canarias, continuing to delight regulars as well as new guests. 112 College Street • (210) 518-1000 San Antonio, TX 78205 • Fax: (210) 226-0389 www.omnilamansion. com Paesanos River Walk Classic Mediterranean and contemporary Italian dining on the San Antonio River Walk. Whatever your inspiration, your guests will enjoy the comfortable contemporary ambience at our unique enclave at the bend in the River Walk. Paesanos River Walk breaks the boundaries of traditional Italian cuisine to explore modern Mediterranean specialties. Enjoy the legendary Shrimp Paesano or Oven-Baked Pizzas piled high with grilled chicken and artichokes, or venture forth to Lemon Peppered Salmon or to our tempting Daily Specials. Choose from inside or terrace seating and enjoy views of the famed San Antonio River Walk. Enjoy a selection from one of the River’s most impressive wine lists, perfectly paired to complement your meal. 111 W. Crocket #100 • San Antonio, Texas 78205 (210) 227-2782 • www.paesanosriverwalk.com Pico de Gallo Serving authentic Mexican fare popular with tourists and locals alike. Mariachi music on the patio, piano in the dining room. Hours: Mon-Thur: 7am-10pm • FriSat: 7am- 2pm Sun: 8am-10pm • (210) 225-6060 • 111 S. Leona St. PizzaRita’s At PizzaRita’s we combine classic old world Italian flavors with our signature blend of cheese and premium meats, to create authentic mouth watering handmade pizzas. Whether you are in the mood for pizza or a gourmet sub, PizzaRita’s has something for every taste bud. We are located on Crocket St. directly above Ritas on the River. Come by and see us for some delicious fresh food on the quick! 245 E. Commerce #200 San Antonio, Texas 78205 • (210) 293-7482 • pizzaritas.com Pat O’Brien’s San Antonio Pat O’s Courtyard Restaurant offers a unique dining experience as only Pat O’Brien’s can provide. Rain or shine, we offer outdoor dining in a lush, tropical garden. Complete with trees, indigenous foliage, shade umbrellas, and its own Flaming Fountain, the Courtyard is a memorable experience for the whole family. The Menu has something for everyone, including several New Orleans favorites for those with a sense of adventure. To compliment your visit, Pat O’s Courtyard has a full bar, complete with our trademark Specialty drinks, including the Hurricane. The friendly wait staff is always available to help with your selection if you find the choices too overwhelming! Whether searching for a romantic evening under the stars, a fun night out with friends, or an afternoon meal with the kids, Pat O’s Courtyard Restaurant is ready to serve your needs! When a special occasion comes up, Pat O’s Courtyardis available for Private Parties. Hours: Mon-Sun: 11 am-2 am • (210) 220-1076 121 Alamo Plaza • www.PatOBriens.com The Original Mexican Restaurant The Original Mexican Restaurant offers San Antonio style Tex-Mex specialties and beverages on a large patio with riverside seating, in a festive dining room or at a lively bar. OPEN 24/7 FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE! Breakfast available from 2 am to noon. Hours: 24-hour hospitality! (210) 224-9951 • 102 W Crockett Rainforest Cafe - RiverWalk You don’t have to travel far to dine in a tropical rain forest atmosphere. Our menu includes a variety of specialty items from seafood, beef and chicken topastas, sandwiches and pizza. Younger guests can enjoy items from our exciting kids’ menu! OurSparkling VOLCANO lights up any meal! Plus, pick up special souvenirs from your visit. Rainforest Cafe, A WILD PLACE TO SHOP AND EAT! (210) 2776300 • 110 E. Crockett Street Republic of Texas Restaurant Texas-style restaurant that tempts tourists with delectable food and scrumptious drinks. Don’t leave without trying the 46-ounce margarita. Southwest-style cuisine is served at this hot spot on the River. Just look for the Texas-colored umbrellas. Hours: Mon-Sun: 11am-2am, Sat: 9am-2am (210) 226-6256 • 429 E Commerce Rio Rio Cantina Rio Rio Cantina, where California Tex-Mex is the specialty--The best of all that “Mexican” food has to offer. Rio Rio is a colorful fiesta of freshness and that South-of- the-Border flavor, in portions so generous guests often gasp when their order arrives. Dine San Antonio style and start off with Rio’s signature margarita to lift your spirits. Try the Enchiladas Suizas, the Beef and Chicken Fajitas, or the Queso Flameado. If you want a little bit of everything, go for the Botana Grande,

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a sampling of several Rio Rio items. 421 E. Commerce • San Antonio, Texas 78205 (210) 226-8462 • Fax: 210-226-8443 www.rioriocantina.com Rita’s Rita’s on the River is a Tex-Mex and margarita bar locally owned and operated that specializes in cold drinks and hot food. Enjoy your cold beverage in the atmosphere of good music or appreciating the outdoors by the river on our patio. If you’re an early bird, come and enjoy breakfast from 9:00-11:00 AM Saturdays and Sundays. You will come for the food but stay for the ‘ritas. 245 E. Commerce Suite #100 • San Antonio, Texas 78205 (210) 227-7482 • www. ritasontheriver.com Schilo’s German and American deli favorites since 1917. House specialties include homemade root beer, split pea soup, bratwurst, Reuben sandwiches, wienerschnitzel and cheesecake. Hours: Mon-Sat: 7am-8:30pm (210) 223-6692 • 424 E. Commerce. Saltgrass Steak House For campfire style Texas fare, head to Saltgrass Steak House – the original Texas Steakhouse serving Certified Angus Beef® steaks. Entrées include Pat’s Ribeye, Maudeen’s Center Cut Filet, Gulf Coast Steak and Shrimp, Chicken Fried Steak and BBQ Baby Back Ribs. If you can,leave room for Saltgrass’ homemade Two-Fork Cheesecake. All breads, dressings, soups and desserts are made from scratch daily. Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. Spacious banquet room at Riverwalk location, seats 120 people. Great view, air conditioned, groups welcome! www.saltgrass.com Three Saltgrass locations to serve you: 502 Riverwalk, corner of N. Presa at Crockett 210-222-9092 11745 IH-10 West in the Huebner Oaks Shopping Ctr,. 210-641-6447 16910 U.S. Hwy. 281 between Donella and Thousand Oaks. 210- 402-6621 River Center Mall Rivercenter mall, located in the heart of downtown on the riverwalk, features over 100 stores, restaurants andentertainment. The mall offers several unique shops for the entire family such as Macy’s, The Disney Store, Express, The Dallas Cowboy Proshop and our newest additions to the mall; U.S. Polo Assn. and Journey Kidzs. Dine at Luciano’s Ristorante Italiano, Tony Roma’s Fogo de Chao or Morton’s Steakhouse. Catch a movie at the newly remodeled AMC theater and try their reclining seats and dining options or the larger-than-life IMAX experience featuring a screen over six stores high. Hours: Mon-Sat: 10am-9pm, Sun: noon-6pm • (210) 225-0000 • www.ShopRiverCenter.com


Embassy Suites San Antonio Riverwalk- Downtown By. M. Nicole Set on the banks of the San Antonio River Walk, the Embassy Suites hotel is located in the burgeoning Houston Street district, near the Historic Majestic Theater. “We are the newest and only all-suites, full service, upscale hotel on the river walk,” boasts Penny L. Smith, Director of Sales and Marketing at Embassy Suites. Encompassing an entire city block along the River, between Houston and Travis Streets, this majestic hotel features a 17 foot cascading waterfall that travels from the inside, three-story atrium lobby down to the River Walk below. On river level, built into the side of the hotel, is a beautiful grotto accessible through arched entrances cut from the ‘’Hugman wall,’’ designed by river walk architect Robert H. H. Hugman. The small stone paved plaza offers the cooling mists of the falls and views of large boulders and tropical landscaping, a perfect retreat during hot San Antonio summers. The multi-story lobby inside offers a myriad of comfortable lobby seating, perfect for lounging before a show at the Majestic, or as a meeting place for friends and family before a night out on the river walk. Be sure to step out onto the outdoor patio for a spectacular panoramic view of the River Walk and downtown. “Our Embassy Suites is the only one in the hotel family to be furnished and designed in this way,” explains Smith.

While registered guests enjoy a daily, full, complimentary breakfast and evening reception, visitors to the hotel are welcome to dine at the hotel’s partner restaurant Luke. A Chef John Besh Restaurant, Luke’s menu features a variety of authentic Old World cuisine, combining classic German and French cooking techniques with a New Orleans touch. Be sure to visit during Happy Hour from 3pm-6pm daily to enjoy half off of beer and wine by the glass, markdowns on certain specialty cocktails and small plates, and .50 cent oysters on the half shell. Visit on Tuesday’s, when happy hour is extended to 8 p.m. as part of the City of San Antonio’s “Downtown Tuesday” initiative. In addition to enticing restaurant offers, Downtown Tuesday participants enjoy free parking at city-operated lots and garages, after 5pm. The Embassy Suites San Antonio Riverwalk was a winner of the 2012 & 2013 “Best in Customer Service Award” from TripAdvisor, Expedia and Travelocity. Spring Break and summer will be here before you know it. Be sure to book the hotel’s Park, Play and Stay package and receive complimentary valet parking and complimentary Internet in the guest suites. Book on line at www.embassysuitesriverwalk.com or call 210-226-9000.

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Downtown San Antonio is full of interesting history, markets, sights, shopping and dining experiences. The locations included in this section of the magazine are all just a few blocks off of the River Walk and easy accessed with a short walk.

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Centro San Antonio Amigos–

At Your Service. Whether you’re driving, walking or biking around downtown San Antonio, it’s rare to turn a corner and not see at least one of the Centro San Antonio Amigos. Dressed in bright yellow shirts, dark blue jackets, khaki pants and khaki hats, the Amigos are a constant presence in the center city. For the past 14 years, the Public Improvement District (PID), managed by Centro San Antonio, has provided unique supplemental services and improvements in addition to those provided by the City of San Antonio. Property owners within the District voted to pay an assessment to fund the program which includes streetscaping, maintenance and ambassador services. The District employs 52 full-time Amigos, including 18 ambassadors, who work 363 days a year, spending Thanksgiving and Christmas Day at home with their families. While all of the Amigos are at your service, it’s the Ambassador Amigos, who wear straw hats instead of khaki caps, who have the primary role of assisting downtown conventioneers, visitors, workers and residents. Equipped with two-way radios and a complete knowledge of downtown, these uniformed Ambassadors are strategically situated throughout the District and in high-pedestrian traffic areas at key times of the day. Whether you’re looking for recommendations on the best restaurants in downtown, advice on the best sites to see, or just basic directions, an Amigo is there to help. They are in-the-know with regard to

what’s going on around downtown and can give directions to promotional events and downtown attractions.

The River Walk and La Villita. Tours start daily at 10:00am in front of The Alamo. No RSVPs necessary and the tour is free.

In 2013, the Amigos assisted over 1 million downtown guests, office workers and residents with directions and service needs. Along with our Amigos strolling the sidewalks, you can also find them at the Mobile Information Kiosk is out daily from 9:30am8:30pm at following locations:

In addition, the Amigos have a great partnership with local law enforcement, serving as an extra set of eyes and ears to ensure the safety of all downtown visitors, workers and residents. Our Ambassador Amigos are also available to serve as safety escorts and they assist stranded motorists and pedestrians.

Mon - Torch of Friendship at Alamo & Market Street Tue - Torch of Friendship at Alamo & Market Street Wed - La Villita Thu - Torch of Friendship at Alamo & Market Street Fri - Market Square Sat - Torch of Friendship at Alamo & Market Street SUN - Spanish Governor’s Mansion

Anytime you find yourself in downtown San Antonio and need some extra assistance, ask an Amigo! We are here to serve you! For more information, please visit www. downtownsa.org or call the Centro Operations Center at 210-224-7747.

The Mobile Information Kiosk provides support for the City of San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau as a temporary location where guests can receive important information about local attractions and activities. The Kiosk is also a Wi-fi hotpot, as well as mobile charging station for almost all mobile devices. If you’re looking for quick tour of downtown, join our Amigos on a 1-hour walking tour of downtown. Our Amigos, in addition to being Certified Tourism Ambassadors, are wonderful storytellers, so you are guaranteed to hear the most accurate history on some of the best spots in our center city, including The Alamo,

Local color on the River Walk since 1989 Deep in the heart of Texas is a little bit of Old Mexico. Feel the warmth in Rio Rio Cantina’s generous and hearty, authentic Mexican cuisine, and in the colorful ambience of our riverside patios and legendary Naked Iguana bar. Kickback and relax with Rio’s signature margaritas or a bucket of cervezas while watching your favorite sports event on one of Rio’s 13 large, high def TVs. Ole’!

See our coupon in back!

Happy HouR 3pm–6pm daily Breakfast until 1pm 7 days a week | lunch menu 7 days a week daily $9.99 entrée specials pluS alcohol specials ! 421 E. Commerce St. (on The Riverwalk!) • (210) 226-8462 • San Antonio, Texas 78205 • rioriocantina.com

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FOOD & DRINK //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// CASUAL Houston Street Bistro 204 E. Houston San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 476-8600 www.houstonstreetbistro.com American The Little Aussie Bakery & Café 3610 Avenue B San Antonion, TX 78209 (210) 826-7877 www.thelittleaussiebakery.com Bakery/Café Q on the Riverwalk 123 Losoya San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 222-1234 www.qriverwalk.com BBQ Pat O’Brien’s 121 Alamo Plaza San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 220-1076 www.patobriens.com Cajun/New Orleans Luciano Ristorante 849 E. Commerce San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 223-0500 www.lucianorestaurants.com Italian Sazo’s Latin Grill 101 Bowie St. San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 554-6180 www.sazoslatingrill.com Latin American Mi Tierra 218 Produce Row San Antonio TX 78207 (210) 225-1262 www.mitierracafe.com Mexican

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Pico de Gallo 111 S. Leona San Antonio, TX 78207 (210) 225-6060 www.picodegallo.com Mexican

Schilo’s 424 E. Commerce San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 223-6692 www.schilos.com Deli

Toscana Ristorante 301 E. Houston San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 222-2865 www.toscanaristorantes.com Italian

Hooters 849 E. Commerce San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 229-9464 www.hooters.com Sports Bar

Jerry’s Chicago Style Hot Dogs 149 East Commerce San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 465-8200 Hot Dogs

Morton’s The Steakhouse 300 E. Crockett San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 228-0700 www.mortons.com Steakhouse

Sushi Zushi 203 S. St. Mary’s San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 472-2900 www.sushizushi.com Sushi

PizzaRita’s 245 E. Commerce San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 293-7482 www.pizzaritas.com Italian

La Margarita

Mexican Manhattan 110 Soledad San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 223-3913 www.mexicanmanhattan.com Mexican

Bohanan’s Prime Steaks & Seafood 219 E. Houston San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 472-2600 www.bohanans.com Steakhouse/Seafood

800 Dolorosa San Antonio, TX 78207 (210) 227-7140 www.lamargarita.com

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FAMILY Lulu’s Bakery & Café 918 N. Main San Antonio, TX 78212 (210) 222-9422 www.lulusbakeryandcafe.com Bakery/Café Fuddruckers 115 Alamo Plaza San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 223-9944 www.fuddruckers.com Burgers La Villita Café 418 Villita St. #900 San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 223-4700 www.lavillitacafe.com Café

FINE DINING Fig Tree Restaurant 515 Villita St. San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 224-1976 www.figtreerestaurant.com American Fogo de Chao 849 E. Commerce San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 227-1700 www.fogodechao.com Brazilian Steakhouse Texas de Brazil 313 E. Houston San Antonio., TX 78205 (210) 299-1600 www.texasdebrazil.com Brazilian Steakhouse

The Palm 233 E. Houston San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 226-7256 www.thepalm.com Steakhouse/Seafood Oro 705 E. Houston San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 244-0146 www.emilymorganhotel.com Texas Chart House at the Tower of the Americas 600 Hemisfair Park San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 223-3101 www.chart-house.com Seafood/Steakhouse Saveurs 209 209 Broadway San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 639-3165 French/American


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SHOPPING //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// Kings X 206 Alamo Plaza San Antonio, TX 78205 210-226-7000 www.kingsx.com Antique Soldier Collectibles Del Sol of San Antonio 321 Alamo Plaza San Antonio, TX 78205 210-231-0900 www.delsol.com Clothing Paris Hatters 119 Broadway San Antonio, TX 78205 210-223-3453 www.parishatters.com Cowboy Hats Marti’s 310 West Commerce San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 223-9100 www.martis.com Fine Mexican Gifts

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Casa Salazar 216 E. Houston San Antonio, 78205 210-472-2272 www.themajestic.com/casa Fine Mexican Imports Flag World 849 E. Commerce San Antonio, TX, 78205 210-229-1935 Flags Five & Dime General Store 101 Alamo Plaza San Antonio, TX 78205 210-233-0166 www.fiveanddimegs.com General Merchandise Texas Accent General Store 803 S. Zarzamora San Antonio, TX 78207 210-435-2446 General Merchandise Walgreens 300 E. Houston San Antonio, TX 78205 210-424-3462 www.walgreens.com General Merchandise and Pharmacy

Gallery Vetro Creative Artglass 513 E. Houston San Antonio, TX 78205 210-354-0001 www.galleryvetro.com Glass Art Penners Downtown 311 W. Commerce San Antonio, TX 78205 210-226-2487 www.pennersinc.com Iconic Men’s Clothing Store De Jeunes Jewelry 123 Losoya San Antonio, TX 78205 210-222-2427 Jewelry Classic Old Time Photos 123 Alamo Plaza San Antonio, TX 78205 210-475-9899 Photos Alamo Plaza Shirts 325 Alamo Plaza San Antonio, TX 78205 210-223-2347 Shirts

77T’s Souvenirs & T-Shirts 207 Alamo Plaza San Antonio, TX 78205 210-549-1279 www.77tshirts.com T Shirts El Mercado 514 W. Commerce San Antonio, TX 78207 210-207-8600 www.sanantonio.gov/ marketsquare Traditional Mexican Market TPJ Gift Shop 849 E. Commerce #673 San Antonio, TX 78205 210-212-9066


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ATTRACTIONS ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// entertainment Alamo Plaza Attractions Alamo Plaza San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 226-2828 alamoplazaattractions.com Louis Tussaud’s Wax Works 301 Alamo Plaza San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 224-9299 www.sanantonio.ripleys.com Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! 301 Alamo Plaza San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 224-9299 www.sanantonio.ripleys.com Tower of the Americas 600 Hemisfair Park San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 223-3101 www.TowerOfTheAmericas.com Alamo IMAX Theatre 849 E Commerce San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 247-4600 www.imax-sa.com

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Majestic Theatre 224 E Houston San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 226-5700 www.majesticempire.com Empire Theatre 226 E Houston San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 226-5700 wwwmajesticempire.com Magik Theatre 420 S Alamo San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 227-2751 www.magiktheatre.org

HISTORIC The Alamo 300 Alamo Plaza San Antonio TX 78205 (210) 225-1391 www.thealamo.org

MUSEUM Buckhorn Saloon & Texas Ranger Museum 318 E Houston San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 2478-4000 www.buckhornmuseum.com

San Antonio Children’s Museum 305 E Houston San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 212-4453 www.sakids.org

TOURS Alamo Helicopter Tours 8535 Mission Road San Antonio, TX 78214 (210) 287-5797 www.alamohelicoptertours.com Alamo Seg City Segway Tours 124 Losoya San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 224-0773 www.segcity.com City Sightseeing Double Decker 125 Guadalupe San Antonio, TX 78204 (210) 224-8687 www.city-sightseeing.com River City Run San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 201-3786 www.rivercityrunsa.com

Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours 204 Alamo Plaza San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 638-1338 sistersgrimmghosttour.com Alamo City Paranormal Alamo Plaza San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 348-6640 bestsanantonioghostours. com San Antonio City Tours 1731 S San Marcos San Antonio, TX 78207 (210) 492-4144 www.citytoursinc.com San Antonio Walks 300 Alamo Plaza San Antonio, TX 78205 (888) 368-6874 www.sanantoniowalks.com


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Music Arts San Antonio Arturo Sandoval in Concert Mar 20, 7:30pm – 9:30pm Lila Cockrell Theater www.artssa.org San Antonio International Piano Competition’s Piano Series – The Long Duo Mar 1, 7:30pm St. Mark’s Episcopal Liverpool Legends Mar 1, 7:30pm Majestic Theatre Music at St. Mark’s Marilyn Keiser, organ Mar 2, Sun @ 5pm St. Mark’s Episcopal Musical Bridges Around The World From Russia, With Love St. Petersburg String Quartet Mar 2, Sun @ 3pm San Fernando Cathedral South Texas Jazz Presents Mardi Gras Mar 4, Tue @ 7:30pm Charline McCombs Empire Theatre George Thorogood and the Destroyers Mar 4, Tue @ 7pm Aztec Theatre Buddy Guy with Special Guest Ana Popovic Mar 6, Thu @ 7pm Aztec Theatre San Antonio Symphony Beethoven and Mozart Mar 7 – 8, Fri-Sat @ 8pm Kolja Blacher, conductor and violin Majestic Theatre Bret Michaels Mar 9, Sun @ 7pm Aztec Theatre Music at St. Mark’s The Copperleaf Quintet Miserere: Music for Lent Mar 23, Sun @ 5pm St. Mark’s Episcopal San Antonio Symphony Glories of the Baroque Mar 23, Sun @ 7pm Akiko Fujimoto, conductor Martha Long, flute San Fernando Cathedral Queensryche starring Geoff Tate Mar 28, Fri @ 7pm Aztec Theatre

Musical Bridges Around The World - Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral Songs of India Mar 30, Sun @ 6:30pm Kinan Azmeh, clarinet Michael Schneider, piano

LIVE THEATRE Suds: The Rocking 60s Musical Soap Opera Mar 2, Sun @ 4pm Cameo Theatre Broadway in San Antonio Wicked (touring) Mar 12 @ 7:30pm Mar 13, Thu @ 2pm & 7:30pm Mar 14-30, Tue – Thu 7:30pm; 8pm, Sat 2pm & 8pm Sun 1pm & 6:30pm Majestic Theatre Blue Story Mar 14 – Apr 12, Fri-Sat @ 8pm Greg Barrios Theater @ The Overtime Theater The Wedding Singer Mar 15 – Apr 13, Fri-Sat @ 8pm Sun @ 4pm Cameo Theatre Llama Llama Mar 5 – Apr 19 Magik Theatre www.magiktheatre.org

OPREA UTSA Lyric Theatre The Mikado Mar 2, Sun @ 3pm Buena Vista Theatre UTSA Downtown Campus

CHILDREN’S Llama, Llama Mar 5 – Apr 9 Tue – Fri @ 9:45am & 11:30am Fri @ 7pm, Sat @ 2pm The Magik Theatre

COMEDY Sean Kent Mar 1 – 2 Sat @ 8:30pm & 10:30pm Sun @ 8:30pm Rivercenter Comedy Club JJ Rameriz Mar 5 – 9 Wed-Thu & Sun @ 8:30pm Fri-Sat @ 8:30pm & 10:30pm Rivercenter Comedy Club

Steve O Mar 13-16 Thu & Sun @ 8:30pm Fri-Sat @ 8:30pm & 10:30pm Rivercenter Comedy Club World Series of Comedy Regional Finals Mar 19-22 Wed-Thu @ 8:30pm Fri-Sat @ 8:30pm & 10:30pm Rivercenter Comedy Club Billy D. Washington Mar 26-30 Wed-Thu & Sun @ 8:30pm Fri-Sat @ 8:30pm & 10:30pm Rivercenter Comedy Club

EXHIBITIONS ARTPACE

Spring 2014 International Artist-In-Residence Program Rosa Barba Liz Glynn Jessica Mallios Rita Gonzalez, curator In residence now thru Mar 24 Exhibition Mar 20 – May 18 Hudson Showroom Mungo Thompson Now thru Apr 27

BLUE STAR CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM Euroscapes Featuring Mira HnatyshynHudson Mar 6 – Mar 30 Organismo Featuring Rosane Volchan O’Conor Mar 6 – May 11 Now What Featuring Claire Watson Mar 6 – May 11 Post Penis Featuring Paul Rodriguez Mar 6 – May 11

LINDA PACE FOUNDATION Eight/Eighteen Now thru Mar 29 Adam (Public Artwork) By Arturo Herrera 25’ h x 98’ w, Frost Bank Garage Commerce at Main Now thru Dec 2016

INSTITUTE OF TEXAN CULTURES Why We Came: The Immigration Experience

Now thru Mar 23

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FEDERICKSBURG San Antonio is the 7th largest city in the United States and has numerous shopping, dining and entertainment experiences for those travelers willing to explore beyond downtown. These areas of the city can be reached easily by Yellow Cab or local bus.

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San Antonio is among the top 10 of America’s 25 Best Cities for Shopping, according to Forbes.com. Come see for yourself! GRUENE

The Shops At La Cantera offers open-air shopping that’s home to Neiman Marcus, Kendra Scott, the Alamo Drafthouse movie theater, BOSS Hugo Boss, Burberry and Z’ Tejas Southwestern Grill. Spring Jazz at the Falls concerts here have earned a reputation for artistic creativity. The outdoor event showcases and fosters an appreciation for all forms of jazz through free, quality live musical performances. In 2013, the Jazz at the Falls concert series expanded to include the vast local talent alongside national and international artists. This

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a 19-screen movie theater with an IMAX screen, the country’s only community theater with an IMAX screen. You’ll also find the luxurious Hotel Talavera and spa here. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. daily; La Cantera Pkwy and Interstate 10, 78257; (210) 641-1777; therimsa.com. Rivercenter Mall combines many of the conveniences of indoor shopping with the feeling of being outdoors thanks to its glass construction. In the heart of the city on the River Walk, the mall is home to an array of shops, restaurants and entertainment venues including Macy’s, Morton’s Steakhouse, a movie theater, an IMAX theater and the Rivercenter Comedy Club. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday; 849 E. Commerce St., 78205; (210) 225-0000; shoprivercenter.com.

San Antonio is among the top 10 of America’s 25 Best Cities for Shopping, according to Forbes.com. Come see for yourself! SEGUIN

year’s jazz performances, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., are set for Thursdays in March as well as Saturday performances March 1 and 29. Valet parking ($5 all day) is available in three convenient locations. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday; 15900 La Cantera Parkway, 78256; (210) 582-6255; theshopsatlacantera.com. The Rim is a 3,000,000-square-foot retail center on the leading edge of rapidly growing Northwest San Antonio. The shopping center is anchored by Bass Pro Shops’ Outdoor World, the largest Bass Pro store in Texas and fourth largest in the country, and

North Star Mall is San Antonio’s internationally acclaimed shopping destination and boasts more than 200 specialty stores and restaurants, including Saks Fifth Avenue, Apple, Armani Exchange, Michael Kors, GUESS by Marciano and Montblanc and The Cheesecake Factory. It’s also home to the largest cowboy boots in the world, which stand 40 feet high and 20 feet long! 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday; 7400 San Pedro, San Antonio, TX 78216; (210) 340-6627; northstarmall.com.

Alamo Quarry Market was constructed on the 1908 historic site of the Alamo Cement Company and carries the architectural flavor as many of the old structures are integrated into the center’s design. Follow the smokestacks to San Antonio’s premiere open-air lifestyle center featuring Regal 16-plex Cinemas, more than 75 stores and a fabulous collection of fine and casual dining. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. MondaySaturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday; 255 E. Basse Road, 78209; (210) 824-8885; quarrymarket.com. The Forum at Olympia Parkway, located at the intersection of Interstate 35 and the 1604 Loop, is one of the largest shopping centers in Texas. The Forum offers acres of premier restaurants, shopping and store-front parking in San Antonio. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday; 8320 Agora Parkway, 78154; (210) 5667604; shoptheforumsa.com. RIO Magazine

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FOOD & DRINK //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// CASUAL Boardwalk Bistro 4011 Broadway San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 824-0100 www.boardwalkbistro.net American Josephine Street Café 400 East Josephine San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 224-6169 www.josephinestcafe.com American Restaurant Gwendolyn 152 East Pecan Street #100 San Antono, TX 78205 (210) 222-1849 www.restaurantgwendolyn.com American Arcade Midtown Kitchen 303 Pearl Parkway San Antonio, TX 78215 (210) 369-9664 www.arcademk.com American Cover 3 1806 NW Loop 1604 San Antono, TX 78259 (210) 479-9700 www.cover-3.com American The Granary 602 Avenue A San Antonio, TX 78215 (210) 228-0124 www.thegranarysa.com Barbeque Two Brothers 12656 West Avenue San Antonio, TX 78216 (210) 496-0222 www.twobrosbbqmarket.com Barbeque Guenther House Restaurant 205 E. Guenther San Antonio, TX 78204 (210) 227-1061 www.guentherhouse.com Breakfast & Lunch Cured 306 Pearl Parkway San Antonio, TX 78215 (210) 314-3929 www.curedatpearl.com Charcuterie Formosa Garden 1011 NE Loop 410 San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 828-9988 www.formosagarden.com Chinese Golden Wok 8822 Wurzbach San Antonio, TX 78240 (210) 615-8282 www.golden-wok.com Chinese Ocho 1015 Navarro San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 222-2008 havanasanantonio.com Cuban The Monterey 1127 South St. Mary’s Street San Antonio, TX 78210 (210) 745-2581 www.themontereysa.com Eclectic

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Hoffbrau 7310 Jones Maltsberger San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 209-8066 www.quarryhofbrau.com German American

La Fonda on Main 2415 North Main Avenue San Antonio, TX 78212 (210) 733-0621 www.lafondaonmain.com Mexican

Magic Time Machine 902 NE Loop 410 San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 828-1470 www.magictimemachine.com American

Mimi & Dimi’s Greek House 7159 US Highway 90 San Antonio, TX 78227 (210) 674-3464 www.agreekhouse.com Greek

Paloma Blanca 5800 Broadway San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 822-6151 www.palomablanca.net Mexican

Bun ‘n’ Barrel 1150 Austin Highway San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 828-2829 www.bunnbarrel.com Barbeque

Big Bob’s Burgers 447 West Hildebrand San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 734-2627 www.bigbobsburgers.com Hamburgers

Rosario’s 910 South Alamo San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 225-1806 www.rosariossa.com Mexican

Earl Abel’s 1201 Alamo Highway #175 San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 822-3358 www.earlabelssa.com Diner Food

Sam’s Burger Joint 330 East Grayson San Antonio, TX 78215 (210) 223-2830 www.samsburgerjoint.com Hamburgers

Taco Haven 1032 South Presa San Antonio, TX 78210 (210) 533-2171 www.tacohaven.info Mexican

Chris Marid’s 1900 Blanco Road San Antonio, TX 78201 (210) 735-3552 www.chrismadrids.com Hamburgers

India Palace 8474 Fredericksburg Road San Antonio, TX 78229 (210) 692-5262 indiapalacesanantonio.com Indian

The Fruteria 1401 South Flores San Antonio, TX 78204 (210) 251-3104 www.thefruteria.com Mexican

Longhorn Café 17625 Blanco Road San Antonio, TX 78232 (210) 492-0301 www.thelonghorncafe.com Hamburgers

Aldino at the Vineyard 1203 North Loop 1604 West San Antonio, TX 78216 (210) 340-0000 www.aldinos.com Italian

Viola’s Ventanas 9660 Westover Hills Blvd San Antonio, TX 78251 (210) 684-9660 www.violasventanas.com Mexican

Beto’s 8142 Broadway San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 930-9393 www.betosinfo.com Barbeque

Aldo’s Ristorante Italiano 8539 Fredericksburg Road San Antonio, TX 78229 (210) 696-2536 www.aldos.us Italian

Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen 76 NE Loop 410 San Antonio, TX 78216 (210) 340-7143 www.pappadeaux.com Seafood

Henry’s Puffy Tacos 6030 Bandera Road San Antonio, TX 78238 (210) 432-7341 www.henryspuffytacos.com Mexican

Piatti’s 255 East Basse Road #500 San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 832-0300 www.piatti.com Italian

Two Step 9840 Loop 1604 San Antonio, TX 78254 (210) 688-2686 www.twosteprestaurant.com Southwestern

Dough Pizzeria Napoletana 6989 Blanco Road San Antonio, TX 78216 (210) 979-6565 www.doughpizzeria.com Pizza

Tre trattoria 4003 Broadway San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 805-0333 www.tretrattoria.com Italian

Barn Door 8400 North New Braunfels San Antono, TX 78209 (210) 824-0166 thebarndoorestaurant.com Steakhouse

Sea Island 322 Rector San Antonio, TX 78216 (210) 342-1771 www.shrimphouse.com Seafood

Fujiya 9030 Wurzbach Road San Antonio, TX 78240 (210) 615-7553 fujiyajapanesegarden.com Japanese

Koi Kawa 4051 Broadway San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 805-8111 Sushi

Azuca Nuevo Latino 713 South Alamo San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 225-5550 www.azuca.net Latin American El Mirador 722 South St. Mary’s Street San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 225-9444 elmiradorrestaurant.com Mexican La Fogata 2427 Vance Jackson Road San Antonio, TX 78229 (210) 340-1337 www.lafogata.com Mexican

Green Vegetarian Cuisine 200 East Grayson #120 San Antonio, TX 78215 (210) 320-5865 www.eatatgreen.com Vegetarian

FAMILY DeWese’s Tip Top Café 2814 Fredericksburg Road San Antonio, TX 78201 (210) 732-0191 www.tiptopcafe.com American Magnolia Pancake Haus 606 Embassy Oaks #100 San Antonio, TX 78216 (210) 496-0828 www.magnoliapancakehaus.com American

FINE DINING Bliss 926 South Presa San Antonio, TX 78210 (210) 225-2547 www.foodisbliss.com American Boiler House 312 Pearl Parkway San Antonio, TX 78215 (210) 354-4644 www.boilerhousesa.com American Cappy’s 5011 Broadway San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 828-9669 www.cappysrestaurant.com American CHEZ Vatel Bistro 218 East Olmos Drive San Antonio, TX 78212 (210) 828-3141 www.chezvatelbistro.com European


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Fleming’s 255 East Basse Road San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 824-9463 www.flemmingssteakhouse.com Steakhouse La Frite Belgian Bistro 728 South Alamo San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 224-7555 www.lafritesa.com Belgian Silo 434 North Loop 1604 West San Antonio, TX 78232 (210) 483-8989 www.siloelevatedcuisine.com American Silo 1133 Austin Highway San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 824-8686 www.siloelevatedcuisine.com American Wildfish Seafood Grille 1834 North Loop 1604 West San Antonio, TX 78248 (210) 493-1600 www.wildfishseafoodgrille.com Seafood Feast 1024 South Alamo San Antonio, TX 78210 (210) 354-1024 www.feastsa.com Small Plates Kirby’s Steakhouse 123 Loop 1604 NE San Antonio, TX 78232 (210) 404-2221 www.kirbyssteakhouse.com Steakhouse Myron’s Prime Steakhouse 10003 Northwest Military Highway, Suite 2101 San Antono, TX 78231 (210) 493-3031 www.myronsprime.com Steakhouse Perry’s 15900 La Cantera Parkway #2200 San Antonio, TX 78256 (210) 558-6161 www.perryssteakhouse.com Steakhouse

Alley on Bitters 42555 West Bitters Road San Antonio, TX 78232 (210) 585-3550 www.alleyonbitters.com Unique collection of shops and artists Bjorn’s Audio Video 14123 Us Highway 281 North San Antonio, TX 78232 (210) 8283237 www.bjorns.com Audio Video Lucchese Boot Company 255 East Basse Road #800 San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 828-9419 www.lucchese.com Custom Boots and western wear Dos Carolinas 303 Pearl parkway San Antonio, TX 78215 (210) 224-7000 www.doscarolinas.com Custom Handmade Guayaberas JR Mooney Galleries of Fine Art 305 South Main #400 Boerne, TX 78006 (830) 816-5106 www.jrmooneygalleries.com Fine Art Gallery Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Art 6496 North New Braunfels San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 828-6491 www.greenhousegallery.com Fine Art Gallery

Garcia Art Glass 715 South Alamo San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 223-1400 www.garciaartglass Hand Blown Glass

Alamo Quarry Market 255 East Basse Road San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 824-8885 www.quarrymarket.com Shopping Center

Calliente Harley Davidson 7230 NW Loop 410 San Antonio, TX 78245 (210) 681-2254 www.calienteharley.com Harley Davidson Rentals

Huebner Oaks 11745 IH 10 West San Antonio, TX 78230 (210) 867-1846 www.shophuebneroaks.com Shopping Center

Kendra Scott 310 East Basse Road #101 San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 591-7980 www.kenrascott.com Jewelry

The Collection 7959 Broadway San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 826-3130 thecollectionsanantonio.com Shopping Center

Melissa Guerra 303 Pearl Parkway #104 San Antonio, TX 78215 (210) 293-3983 www.melissaguerra.com Latin Kitchen Market

Shops of La Cantera 15900 La Cantera Parkway San Antonio, TX 78256 (210) 582-6255 www.theshopsatlacantera.com Shopping Mall

Kathleen Sommers 2417 North Main San Antonio, TX 78212 (210) 732-8437 www.kathleensommers.com Local Fashions & Jewelry

North Star Mall 7400 San Pedro San Antonio, TX 78217 (210) 340-6627 www.northstarmall.com Shopping Mall

The Twig Book Shop 306 Pearl Parkway #106 San Antonio, TX 78215 (210) 826-6411 www.thetwig.indiebound.com Locally Owned Book Store

Bike World 418 North Loop 1604 East San Antonio, TX 78232 (210) 892-0123 www.bikeworld.com Ultimate Bike Store

San Angel Folk Art 110 Blue Star San Antonio, TX 78204 (210) 226-6688 www.sanangelfolkart.com Mexican Cultural Arts

Mufungo 2211 NW Military #127A San Antonio, TX 78213 (210) 524-1498 www.mufungo.com Unique Gifts

Fiesta on Main 2025 North Main Avenue San Antonio, TX 78212 (210) 738-1188 www.alamofiesta.com Mexican cultural gifts, pinatas

Sloan Hall 5922 Broadway San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 828-7738 www.sloanhall.com Unique Gifts, Accessories & Jewelry

Hanley Wood 5611 Broadway San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 822-3311 www.hanleywoodtexas.com Mexican

El Paraiso 1934 Fredericksburg Road San Antonio, TX 78201 (210) 737-8101 www.elparaiso.com Mexican Fruit Bars and Popsicles

Julian Gold 4109 McCullough San Antonio, TX 78212 (210) 824-2423 www.juliangold.com Fine Women’s Fashions

The Vineyard 1207 North Loop 1604 W San Antonio, TX 78258 (210) 408-7200 thevineyardshoppingcenter.com Shopping Center

Los Patios 2015 NE Loop 410 San Antonio, TX 78217 (210) 655-6171 www.lospatios.com Unique local shops

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ATTRACTIONS ///////////////////////////////// SPORTS San Antonio Spurs Basketball 1 AT&T Center Pkwy San Antonio, TX 78219 (210) 444-5000 ww.nba.com/spurs San Antonio Rampage Hockey 1 AT&T Center Pkwy San Antonio, TX 78219 (210) 444-5000 www.sarampage.com San Antonio Silver Stars Basketball 1 AT&T Center Pkwy San Antonio, TX 78219 (210) 444-5000 www.sastars.com San Antonio Talons Arena Football 100 Montana St. San Antonio, TX 78203 (210) 207-3663 www.sanantoniotalons.com

THEME PARK MOrgan’s Wonderland 5223 David Edwards Dr. San Antonio, TX 78233 (210) 495-5888 www.morganswonderland.com SeaWorld of Texas 10500 Seaworld Drive San Antonio, TX 78251 (800) 700-7786 www.seaworldparks.com Six Flags Fiesta Texas 17000 IH 10 West San Antonio, TX 78257 (210) 697-5050 www.sixflags.com/fiestatexas

Splashtown 3600 IH 35 North San Antonio, TX 78219 (210) 227-1400 www.splashtownsa.com

MISSIONS Mission Concepcion 807 Mission San Antion, TX 78210 9am-5pm Daily (210) 534-1540 www.nps.gov/saan Mission San Jose 6701 San Jose Drive San Antonio, TX 78214 9am-5pm Daily www.nps.gov/saan Mission Espada 10040 Espada Road San Antonio, TX 78214 9am-5pm Daily www.nps.gov/saan Mission San Juan 9101 Graf Road San Antonio, TX 78214 9am-5pm Daily www.nps.gov/saan

ZOO San Antonio Zoo 3903 North St. Mary’s Street San Antion, TX 78212 9am-5pm 365 days a year (210) 734-7184 www.sazoo-aq.org

EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT ///////////////

Music Musical Bridges Around The World Indian Fusion 3/1, Sat at 7:30pm Laurie Auditorium Trinity University Voci di Sorelle World Harmonies in Concert 3/1, Sat at 7:30pm Parker Chapel Trinity University San Antonio Chamber Music Society Escher String Quartet 3/2, Sun at 3:15pm Temple Beth-El

LIVE THEATRE Dial “M” For Murder 3/1, Sat at 8pm (dinner @ 6:15pm) Harlequin Dinner Theatre Dead Man’s Cell Phone 3/1, Sat at 8pm Coates Theatre at University Of the Incarnate Word The History of Texas…. in one darn easy lesson 3/1-2, Sat-Sun at 6pm (dinner), 7pm (show) The Company Theatre at Big Apple Room - Little Italy Restaurant

Music at St. Mark’s Marilyn Keiser, organ Mar 2, Sun @ 5pm St. Mark’s Episcopal

When You Coming Back, Red Ryder? 3/1-2, Sat at 8pm Sun at 2:30pm Sheldon Vexler Theatre

Heart of Texas Concert Band Talent Showcase 3/4, Tue at 7pm McAllister Auditorium San Antonio College

Company 3/1-2, Sat at 8pm Sun at 3pm Russell Hill Rogers Theater The Playhouse San Antonio

Cody Johnson 3/7, Fri at 7pm (doors open) McAllister Auditorium San Antonio College

Into The Woods 3/1-16, Fri-Sat at 7:30pm Sun at 3pm Woodlawn Theatre

Chapel of the Incarnate Word Music Series The Copperleaf Quintet Miserere: Music for Lent 3/9, Sun at 3pm

Stand and Deliver 3/7-22, Fri-Sat at 7:30pm The Rose Theatre Company

Miley Cyrus: Bangerz Tour 3/15, Sat at 7:30pm AT&T Center San Antonio Symphony Pops The Texas Tenors 3/21-22, Fri-Sat at 8pm Akiko Fujimoto, conductor Laurie Auditorium Trinity University The Arts at Coker Angelo Arciglione, piano 3/23, Sun at 3pm Coker United Methodist Chapel of the Incarnate Word Music Series The Copperleaf Quintet Ave Maria 3/25, Tue at 7pm Camerata San Antonio (SQ) Mixtape 3/30, Sun @ 3pm Christ Episcopal San Antonio

Little Republican 3/14-29, Fri-Sat @ 9pm The Rose Theatre Company Raisin’ Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey starring Jasmine Guy & Avery Sharpe Trio 3/21, Fri at 8pm Jo Long Theatre Carver Community Cultural Center Clybourne Park 3/21-4/6, Fri-Sat at 8pm Sun at 3pm Cellar Theater The Playhouse San Antonio Crumbs from the Table of Joy 3/28-4/13, Fri-Sat at 8pm Sun at 4pm Little Carver Theatre

COMEDY Iliza Shlesinger 3/1, Sat at 8pm & 10:15pm Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club The Amazing Johnathan 3/7-9, Fri-Sat at 8pm & 10:15pm Sun at 8pm Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club

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//////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// Robert Hawkins 3/12-16, Wed-Thu & Sun at 8pm; Fri-Sat at 8pm & 10:15pm Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club Johnny Sanchez 3/19-23, Wed-Thu & Sun at 8pm; Fri-Sat @ 8pm & 10:15pm Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club Tom Segura 3/27-30, Thu & Sun at 8:30pm; FriSat at 8:30pm & 10:30pm Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club

EXHIBITIONS BIHL HAUS ARTS Elizabeth Rodriguez Exhibition Opens 3/28

MUSEO GAUDALUPE AT GUADALUPE CULTURAL ARTS CENTER Alternate Currents Now thru 3/1 Sundown Anthology Ray Santisteban Now thru 4/26 2014 CAM Perennial Exhibition 3/21-5/31 Curated by Leslie Moody Castro

McNAY ART MUSEUM Robert Indiana’s Beyond Love Now thru 5/25 Robert Indiana’s The Mother of Us All

Now thru 5/25

Robert Indiana’s Hartley Elegies Now thru 5/25 The Full Monty: Male Nudes from the Collection

Now thru 5/25

Constructing the Stage: Artists from the Theatre Collection

Now thru 6/1

SAN ANTONIO BOTANICAL GARDEN Sand Sculpture Exhibit

3/7-23

Birdhouses Exhibit

(In conjunction with AIA San Antonio) 3/29-6/29 Art in the Garden 2014

(In conjunction with Blue Star Contemporary Art Center) Now thru 1/31/15

WITTE MUSEUM Maximilian and Carlota: Last Empire of Mexico Now thru 3/30 Alien Worlds and Androids Now thru 5/27 The World Through Magic Lanterns Now thru 6/1 Julian Onderdonk in New York: The Lost Years, The Lost Paintings 3/8-9/9 Cowboys, Cattle, Chili Queens, Oil & Outlaws Now Open South Texas Heritage Center

SPORTS AHL Hockey San Antonio Rampage vs. Texas Stars 3/1, Sat at 7pm AT&T Center San Antonio Rampage vs. Charlotte Checkers vs. Texas Stars 3/7, Fri at 7:30pm 3/9, Sun at 4pm AT&T Center San Antonio Rampage vs. Grand Rapids Griffins 3/13, Thu at 7pm AT&T Center San Antonio Rampage vs. Hamilton Bulldogs 3/28 Fri @ 7:30pm 3/30, Sun @ 4pm AT&T Center

Arena League Football San Antonio Talons vs. Tampa Bay Storm 3/15, Sat @ 7pm Alamodome

NASL SOCCER

Spurs vs. Trail Blazers

Remembering the Alamo

Spurs vs. Lakers 3/14, Fri at 8:30pm AT&T Center

WWE Presents Monday Night Raw

3/12, Wed at8:30pm AT&T Center

Spurs vs. Philadelphia 76ers

3/24, Mon at 7:30pm AT&T Center

3/8-3/9, 10am-4pm Alamo Plaza sanantoniolivinghistory.com 3/17, Mon at 6:30pm AT&T Center

2014 NCAA® Division 1 Men’s Basketball Championship

Spurs vs. Denver Nuggets 3/26, Wed at 7:30pm AT&T Center

3/21, Fri at 4pm (Session 1) 8pm (Session 2) 3/23, Sun at 8pm (Session 3) ATT&T Center

Spurs vs. New Orleans Pelicans

Culinaria’s 5K Wine & Beer Run

San Antonio Scorpions vs. FC Dallas 3/1, Sat at 7pm Toyota Field

3/29, Sat @ 7:30pm AT&T Center

NBA

36th Annual CineFestival

6th Annual San Antonio Austin VisionWalk

3/1, Sat at 7pm Guadalupe Theatre

3/22, Sat at 8:30am City of Olmos Park - Gun Club

30th Annual UTSA Diploma Dash 5K

Siclovia

Spurs vs. Mavericks 3/2, Sun at 6pm AT&T Center Spurs vs. Heat

3/6, Thu at 7pm AT&T Center Spurs vs. Magic 3/2, Sun at 6pm AT&T Center

MISC

3/1, Sat at 8am University of Texas at San Antonio

3/22, Sat at 8am The Shops at La Cantera

3/30, 11am-4pm www.ymcasatx.org

South Texas Alamo Irish Festival

3/8, 11am-11pm University of Incarnate Word

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For those travelers that enjoy off the beaten path experiences the areas surrounding San Antonio are known for their history, small towns, antiques, wineries, scenic views and unique travel experiences. These areas surrounding San Antonio are easily accessed by car or bus.

SURROUNDING AREAS MARBLEFALLS FALLS MARBLE

FEDERICKSBURG FEDERICKSBURG

JOHNSON CITY CITY JOHNSON

HWY290 HWY 290

KERRVILLE KERRVILLE

87 87

281 281 GRUENE GRUENE

TX46 46 TX

BULVERDE BULVERDE

NEW BRAUNFELS BRAUNFELS NEW 3

46 TX46 TX

1

BOERNE BOERNE

10

STONE OAK OAK STONE

2

1604 1604 SHAVANOPARK PARK SHAVANO HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD PARK PARK

UNIVERSAL CITY CITY UNIVERSAL

HELOTES HELOTES CASTLEHILLS HILLS CASTLE

LEONVALLEY VALLEY LEON

410 410

OLMOS OLMOS PARK PARK

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LIVEOAK OAK LIVE

AIRPORT AIRPORT

90 90 ALAMO ALAMO HEIGHTS HEIGHTS

SEGUIN SEGUIN

10

KIRBY KIRBY

BALCONES BALCONES HEIGHTS HEIGHTS

CASTROVILLE CASTROVILLE LACKLANDAIRFORCE AIRFORCEBASE BASE LACKLAND

90 90

CHINA GROVE GROVE CHINA

410 410

1604 1604

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35 1604 1604

1 Cascade Caverns 2 Natural Bridge Caverns 3 Schliterbahn

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Hitting San Antonio’s theme parks for SeaWorld San Antonio and Six Flags Fiesta Texas will be staying open later and hosting Spring Break? special events for this vacation week. Saturday, March 8, marks the opening of Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark. Aquatica features up-close animal experiences along with water rides from the serene to the extreme. A new attraction called Roa’s Aviary will debut at Aquatica in May featuring hundreds of colorful birds from all over the world. You can get even closer to more than 50 species of birds and enter the aviary on foot, by floating along in Loggerhead Lane or by wading into a brand-new pool with a grotto-style waterfall. You can also hand feed the birds and learn about them from SeaWorld’s aviculturists and educators.

Fiesta Texas also will have special hours March 8-16 for Spring Break 2014. Get ready to zoom into spring on the most heart-racing, thrill-inducing speed coasters in the world like the mammoth Goliath. You can enjoy exhilarating park favorites such as the SUPERMAN: Krypton Coaster and Boomerang and experience the thrilling Iron Rattler, a unique

SeaWorld, the world’s largest marine life park, is calling its March 8-15 event Spring into Night, when it will be open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., allowing guests to make the most of their time during spring break. The park will feature special evening shows, including: • “Sea Lions Tonite,” showcasing pinnipedpranksters Clyde and Seamore as they spoof the park’s daytime shows. • “Elmo Rocks,” a Sesame Street rock ‘n’ roll musical show starring Elmo with Zoe, Cookie Monster, Bert and Ernie. • “Sesame Street Bay of Play Block Party,” a festive get-together where guests can dance and sing along with all their favorite Sesame Street friends. Starting March 21, SeaWorld will celebrate its 50th year with a sea of surprises that includes new interactive experiences and shows, even more up-close animal encounters throughout the park and the SeaWorld “Surprise Squad” treating guests with prizes and special experiences every day.

technological marvel combining a classic wooden support structure with modern track and rails crafted of steel, allowing for unprecedented smooth and swift over-banked turns and inversions never before experienced on either a traditional steel or wooden coaster. And you don’t have to be a student to enjoy Spring Break at Six Flags. With special hours every day from March 8-16, everyone is invited to share in the springtime fun. Can’t decide which day to go to the park? With a Six Flags season pass get unlimited visits and in-park savings on food, games and souvenirs, free tickets for friends and access to exclusive events.

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FOOD & DRINK //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// CASUAL Cabernet Grill 2805 South State Highway 16 Fredericksburg, TX 78624 (830) 990-5734 www.cottonginlodging.com American Dodging Duck Brewhaus 402 River Road Boerne, TX 78006 (830) 248-3825 www.dodgingduck.com American East Main Grill 209 East Main Street Johnson City, TX 78636 (830) 868-7710 American Grist Mill River Restaurant & Bar 1287 Gruene Road Gruene, TX 78130 625-0684 www.gristmillrestaurant.com American High’s Café & Store 726 High Street Comfort, TX 78013 (830) 995-4995 www.highscafeandstore.com American Huisache Grill & Wine Bar 303 West San Antonio Street New Bruanfels, TX 78130 (830) 620-9001 www.huisache.com American Limestone Grill 128 West Blanco Boerne, TX78006 (800) 364-2138 www.yekendalinn.com American Lincoln Street 111 South Lincoln Street Fredericksburg, TX 78624 (830) 997-8463 www.lincolnst.com American Mike’s in the Village 2355 Bulverde Road Bulverde, TX 78163 (830) 438-2747 www.mikesinthevillage.com American Pecan Street Brewing 106 East Pecan Avenue Johnson City, TX 78636 (830) 868-2500 www.pecanstreetbrewing.com American Scenic Loop Café & Bar 25615 Boerne Stage Road San Antonio, TX 78255 (210) 687-1818 www.scenicloopcafe.com American

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The Creek 119 Staffel Street Boerne, TX 78006 (830) 816-2005 www.texaslandandcattle.com Steakhouse

Po-Po Family Restaurant 829 FM 289 Boerne, TX 78006 (830) 537-4194 www.poporestaurant.com American

Sustenio 17103 La Cantera Parkway San Antonio, TX 78256 (210) 598-2950 www.eilanhotel.com American

Cypress Grille 170 South Main Street Boerne, TX 78006 (830) 248-1353 cypressgrilleboerne.com American

Cranky Franks BBQ Company 1679 South US Highway 87 Fredericksburg, TX 78624 (830) 997-2353 www.crankyfranksbbq.com Barbeque

August E 203 East San Antonio Street Fredericksburg, TX 78624 (830) 997-1585 www.august-es.com Asian

Bluebonnet Café 211 US Highway 281 Marble Falls, TX 78654 (830) 693-2344 www.bluebonnetcafe.net Diner Food

Rudy’s Barbeque 10623 Westover Hills Blvd San Antonio, TX 78251 (210) 653-7839 www.rudysbbq.com Barbeque

Le Chat Noir 1403 Angelo Street Castroville, TX 78009 (830) 583-9347 www.lechatnoireatery.com French

Little Gretel 518 River Road Boerne, TX 78006 (830) 331-1368 www.littlegretel.com German

Rudy’s Barbeque 24152 IH 10 West Leon Springs, TX 78257 (210) 698-2141 www.rudysbbq.com Barbeque

Welfare Cafe 223 Welfare Waring Road Boerne, TX 78006 (830) 537-3700 www.welfaretexas.com German

Hoffbrau 18403 IH 10 San Antonio, TX 78257 (210) 877-1500 www.hofbraurim.com German American

Sammy’s 202 Highway 90 East Castroville, TX 78009 (830) 931-2204 www.sammysrestaurant.com Diner Food

Francesca’s at Sunset 16641 La Cantera Parkway San Antonio, TX 78256 (210) 558-6500 www.resortlacantera.com Southwestern

Piatti’s 17101 La Cantera Parkway, Bldg 7 San Antonio, TX 78256 (210) 251-3542 www.piatti.com Italian

Alamo Springs 107 Alamo Road Fredericksburg, TX 78624 (830) 990-8004 www.alamospringscafe.com Hamburgers

Navajo Grill 803 East Main Street Fredericksburg, TX 78624 (830) 990-8289 www.navajogrill.com Southwestern

Longhorn Café 23775 West IH 10 Leon Springs, TX 78257 (210) 698-7766 www.thelonghorncafe.com Hamburger

Grey Moss Inn 19010 Scenic Loop Road Grey Forest, TX 78023 (210) 695-8301 www.grey-moss-inn.com Steak

La Hacienda de los Barrios 18747 Redland Road San Antonio, TX 78259 (210) 497-8000 www.lhdlb.com Mexican

Bob’s Steak & Chop House 5815 Rim Pass Drive San Antonio, TX 78257 (210) 222-2627 www.bobs-steakandchop.com Steak

Fralo’s Art of Pizza 23651 IH 10 West Leon Springs, TX 78257 (210) 698-6616 www.fralos.com Pizza

Myron’s Prime Steakhouse 136 North Castell New Braunfels, TX 78130 (830) 624-1024 www.myronsprime.com Southwestern

El Chaparral 15103 Bandera Road Helotes , TX 78023 (210) 695-8302 www.elchaparral.com Mexican Trilogy Pizza Bistro 19141 Stone Oak Parkway #113 San Antonio, TX 78258 (210) 404-1818 www.trilogybistro.com Pizza Cowboy Steakhouse 416 Main Street Kerrville, TX 78028 (830) 896-5688 cowboysteakhouse.com Steakhouse Hermann Sons Steakhouse 577 US Highway 90 Hondo, TX 78861 (830) 426-2220 hermannsonssteakhouse.com Steakhouse

FAMILY Camp Verde General Store 285 East Verde Creek Road Camp Verde, TX 78010 (830) 634-7722 campverdegeneralstore.com American

FINE DINING The Grill at Leon Springs 24116 IH 10 West Leon Springs, TX 78257 (210) 698-8797 www.leonspringsgrill.com American Hilltop 10661 Highway 87 Fredericksburg, TX 78624 (830) 997-8922 www.hilltopcafe.com American


Surrounding Areas

SHOPPING //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// Cosas 1109 South Main Boerne, TX 78006 (830) 249-1500 www.cosasonline.com Cultural Art and Collectibles

San Marcos Prime Outlets 3939 IH 35 North San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 396-2200 www.premiumoulets.com Outlet Mall

JR Mooney Galleries of Fine Art 8032 Broadway San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 828-8214 www.jrmooneygalleries.com Fine Art Gallery

Garden Ridge Pottery 17975 IH 35 North Schertz, TX 78154 (210) 599-5700 www.gardenridge.com Pottery, Furniture & Crafts

Las Finezas 210 South Main Street Boerne, TX 78006 (830) 331-9272 www.lasfinezas.com Fine Imported Gifts

The Forum at Olympia Parkway 8320 Agora Parkway San Antonio, TX 78154 (210) 566-7604 www.shoptheforumsa.com Local Fashions & Jewelry

Ranch at the Rim 18007 IH 10 West San Antonio, TX 78257 (210) 319-3001 www.ranchattherim.com Fine western wear

The Twig Book Shop 306 Pearl Parkway #106 San Antonio, TX 78215 (210) 826-6411 www.thetwig.indiebound.com Shopping Center

Busseys Flea Market 18738 IH 35 North Schertz, TX 78154 (830) 609-0800 www.busseysfm.com Flea Market

The Rim 17503 IH 10 West San Antonio, TX 78230 (210) 641-1777 www.therimsa.com Shopping Center

Kendra Scott 15900 La Cantera Parkway #2290 San Antonio, TX 78256 (210) 399-2854 www.kenrascott.com Jewelry

Main Street Boerne Main Street Boerne, TX 78006 (800) 322-3868 www.mainstreetinboerne.com Texas Antiques, Art, Restaurants

Fiesta on Main 436 South Main Street Boerne, TX 78006 (210) 319-3236 www.alamofiesta.com Mexican cultural gifts, pinatas

Fredericksburg 302 East Austin Street Fredericksburg, TX 78624 (830) 997-6523 www.visitfredericksburgtx.com Texas Antiques, Art, Restaurants

Bass Pro Shops 17907 IH 10 West San Antonio, TX 78257 (210) 253-8800 www.basspro.com Outdoor Hunting & Fishing

New Braunfels Art League 239 West San Antonio Street New Braunfels, TX 78130 (830) 629-8022 newbraunfelsartleague.org Texas Fine Art & Jewelry

The Shops at La Cantera 15900 La Cantera Parkway San Antonio, TX 78256 (210) 582-6255 www.theshopsatlacantera.com Outdoor Shopping Mall

Red 307 East Main Street Frederickburg, TX 78624 (830) 990-0700 www.redinfred.com Unique Collection of items for the Home

Tanger Outlets 4015 IH 35 North San Marcos, TX 78666 (512) 396-7446 www.tangeroutlets.com/sanmarcos Outlet Mall

Traditions at the Depot 518 South Main Boerne, TX 78006 (830) 816-2795 www.traditionsatthedepot.com Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Fashions

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ATTRACTIONS //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// BAT CAVES Railroad Tunnel 10619 Old San Antonio Road Fredericksburg, TX 78624 (866) 978-2287 Dawn - Dusk Daily

BOURBON DISTILLERY Garrison Brothers 1827 Hye-Albert Road Hye, TX 78635 (830) 392-0246 www.garrisonbros.com 8am-5pm M-F

CAVERNS Cascade Caverns 226 cascade Caverns Road Boerne, TX 78015 (830) 755-8080 www.cascadecaverns.com 9am-4pm M-F, 9am-6pm Sa-Sun Cave Without a Name 325 Kreutzberg Road Boerne, TX 78006 (830) 537-4212 www.cavewithoutaname.com 9am-6pm Daily Natural Bridge Caverns 26495 Natural Bridge Caverns Rd San Antonio, TX 78266 (210) 651-6101 9am-5pm daily naturalbridgecaverns.com

DISTILLERY Rebecca Creek Distillery 26606 Bulverde Road San Antonio, TX 78260 (830) 714-4581 12pm-5pm Sat rebeccacreekdistillery.com

ENTERTAINMENT Morganâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Wonderland 5223 David Edwards Dr. San Antonio, TX 78233 (210) 495-5888 www.morganswonderland.com

GLIDER RIDES San Antonio Soaring Society 400 Boerne Stage Airfield Boerne, TX 78006 (830) 981-2345 By Appointment

GOLF COURSES Cedar Creek Golf Course 8250 Vista Colina San Antonio, TX 78255 (210) 695-5050 www.alamocitygolftrail.com Tapatio Springs Resort & Golf Couse 1 Resort Way Boerne, TX 78006 (830) 537-4197 www.tapatio.com/golf Canyon Springs 24400 Canyon Golf Road San Antonio, TX 78260 (210) 558-2365 www.lacanteragolfclub.com TPC Golf Course 23808 Resort Parkway San Antonio, TX 78261 (210) 558-2365 www.tpc.com/tpc-san-antonio 44 RIO Magazine

The Palmer Course 16641 La Cantera Parkway San Antonio, TX 78255 (210) 558-2365 www.lacanteragolfclub.com

HIKING Cibolo Nature Center 140 City Park Road Boerne, TX 78006 (830) 249-4616 8am-Dusk www.cibolo.org Enchanted Rock 16710 Ranch Road 965 Fredericksburg, TX 78624 (830) 685-3636 8am-10pm Daily Government Canyon 12861 Galm Road San Antonio, TX 78254 (210) 688-9055 7am-10pm Fr-Mon Guadalupe River State Park 3350 Park Road 31 Spring Branch, TX 7 8070 (830) 438-2656 8am-10pm Daily

DANCE HALLS John T. Floores Country Store 14492 Old Bandera Road Helotes , TX 78023 (210) 695-8827 www.liveatfloores.com Gruene Hall 1281 Gruene Road New Braunfels, TX 78130 (830) 606-1281 www.gruenehall.com

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT Luckenbach 412 Luckenbach Town Loop Fredericksburg, TX 78624 (830) 997-3224 9am til close www.luckenbachtexas.com

HORSE RACING Retama Racetrack 1 Retama Parkway Selma, TX 78154 (210) 651-7000 10:30am-11pm Daily www.retamapark.com

MUSEUM LBJ house 199 Park Road 52 Stonewall, TX 78671 (830) 868-7128 8am-5pm Daily National Museum of the Pacific War 340 East Main Street Fredericksburg, TX 78624 (830) 997-8600 9am-5pm Daily pacificwarmuseum.org Agricultural Heritage Museum 102 City Park Road Boerne, TX 78006 (830) 537-5509 10am-4pm Sat www.agmuseum.us

OLD WEST VILLAGE Enchanted Springs Ranch 242 State Highway 46 West Boerne, TX 78006 (830) 249-8222 10am-5pm Sa-Sun enchantedspringsranch.com

OLIVE OIL FARMS Bella Vista Ranch 3101 Mount Sharp Road Wimberley, TX 78676 (512) 847-6514 www.texasoliveoil.com Sandy Oak Olive Orchard 25195 Mathis Road Elmendorf, TX 78112 (210) 621-0044 9am-4pm Tu-Sat www.sandyoaks.com

SHOPPING Bass Pro Shops 17907 IH 10 West San Antonio, TX 78257 (210) 253-8800 9am-9pm Daily www.basspro.com

WILDFLOWER FARM Wildseed Farm 100 Legacy Drive Fredericksburg, TX 78624 (800) 848-0078 9:30am-5pm Daily www.wildseedfarms.com

WATERPARK

Schlitterbahn 400 North Liberty Avenue New Braunfels, TX 78130 (830) 625-2351 www.schlitterbahn.com

WIILDLIFE RANCH

Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch 26515 Natural Bridge Caverns Rd San Antonio, TX 78266 (830) 438-7400 www.wildliferanchtexas.com

WINERY

Becker Vineyards 464 Becker Farms Road Stonewall, TX 78671 (830) 644-2681 www.beckervineyards.com Bell Mountain Vineyards 463 Bell Mountain Road Fredericksburg, TX 78624 (830) 685-3297 10am-5pm Sat www.bellmountainwine.com Bending Branch Winery 142 Lindner Branch Trail Comfort, TX 78013 (830) 995-2948 www.bendingbranchwinery.com Chisolm Trail Winery 2367 Usener Road Fredericksburg, TX 78624 (830) 990-CORK www.chisolmtrailwinery.com Dry Comal Creek Vineyards 1741 Herbelin Road New Braunfels, TX 78132 (830) 885-4076 www.drycomalcreek.com

Fawn Crest Vineyards 1370 Westside Circle Canyon Lake, TX 78133 (830) 935-2407 www.fawncrest.com Flat Creek Estate 24912 Singleton Bend East Marble Falls, TX 78654 (512) 267-6310 www.flatcreekestate.com Fredericksburg Winery 247 West Main Street Fredericksburg, TX 78624 (830) 990-8747 www.fbgwinery.com Grape Creek Vineyards 10587 East Highway 290 Fredericksburg, TX 78624 (830) 644-2710 www.grapecreek.com Kerrville Hills Winery 3600 Fredericksburg Road Kerrville, TX 78028 (830) 895-4233 www.kerrivllehillswinery.com Pedernales Cellars 2916 Upper Albert Road Stonewall, TX 78761 (830) 644-2037 www.pedernalescellars.com Rancho Ponte Vineyard 315 Ranch Road 1376 Fredericksburg, TX 78624 (830) 990-8555 www.ranchoponte.com Singing Water Vineyards 316 Mill Dam Road Comfort, TX 78013 830) 995-2246 www.singingwatervineyards.com Sister Creek Vineyards 1142 Sisterdale Road Sisterdale, TX 78006 (830) 324-6704 www.sistercreekvineyards.com Texas Hills Vineyard 878 Ranch Road 2766 Johnson City, TX 78636 (830) 868-2321 www.texashillsvineyard.com Torre de Pietra Winery 878 Ranch Road 2766 Johnson City, TX 78636 (830) 868-2321 www.texashillsvineyard.com

ZOO Snake Farm & Zoo 5640 North IH 35 New Braunfels, TX 78132 (830) 608-9270 www.exoticanimalworld.com

ZIP LINE Wimberley Zip Line Adventures 300 Winn Valley Drive Wimberley, TX 78676 (512) 847-9990 www.wimberleyzipline.com


Surrounding Areas

EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

Music Close to You: Music of The Carpenters 3/1, Sat at 7:30pm Brauntex Theatre New Braunfels Brandon Rhyder 3/1, Sat at 9pm Gruene Hall Whiskey Myers 3/1, Sat at 9pm John T. Floore Country Store Fat Tuesday with Alex Meixner 3/4, Tue at 8pm St. Mark’s Episcopal Jack Ingram 3/7, Fri at 8pm Gruene Hall Stephanie Urbina Jones 3/7, Fri at 8pm Luckenbach Dancehall Bruce Robinson’s Honky Tonk Band 3/7, Fri at 9pm John T. Floore Country Store Pat Green & Cory Morrow 3/8, Sat at 8pm John T. Floore Country Store The Dirty River Boys 3/8, Sat at 9pm Gruene Hall Micky and the Motorcars 3/8, Sat at 9pm Luckenbach Dancehall Two Tons of Steel 3/11, Tue at 8:30pm Gruene Hall

Roger Creager 3/14-15, Fri at 8pm Sat at 9pm Gruene Hall Thomas Michael Riley 3/14, Fri at 8pm Luckenbach Dancehall

Boerne Performing Arts Time for Three 3/25, Tue at 7:30pm Champions HS Auditorium Boerne

Kyle Park 3/14, Fri at 9pm John T. Floore Country Store

Camerata San Antonio (SQ) Mixtape 3/28, Fri at 7pm Boerne First United Methodist 3/29 , Sat at 3pm Kerrville First Presbyterian

Gary P. Nunn 3/15, Sat at 9pm John T. Floore Country Store

Leon Russell 3/28, Fri at 8pm Gruene Hall

Mike and the Moonpies 3/15, Sat at 9pm Luckenbach Dancehall

Almost Patsy Cline Band 3/28, Fri at 8pm Luckenbach Dancehall

Fredericksburg Music Club Christine Albert, harpsichord 3/16, Sun at 3pm Fredericksburg United Methodist

Corey Smith 3/28, Fri at 9pm John T. Floore Country Store

Gin Blossoms 3/20, Thu at 7:30pm Brauntex Theatre New Braunfels Hal Ketchum 3/21, Fri at 8pm Gruene Hall Larry Joe Taylor 3/21, Fri at 8pm Luckenbach Dancehall Randy Rogers Band 3/21, Fri at 9pm John T. Floore Country Store Charlie Robison 3/22, Sat at 9pm Gruene Hall Chris Knight 3/22, Sat at 9pm John T. Floore Country Store

Tab Benoit 3/29, Sat at 9pm Gruene Hall Johnny Bush & The Bandoleros 3/29, Sat at 9pm John T. Floore Country Store Mid-Texas Symphony 3/30, Sun at 4pm David Mairs, conductor Daniel Anastasio, piano Jackson Auditorium Seguin

LIVE THEATRE Little Shop of Horrors 3/1-9, Fri-Sat @ 7:30pm Sun @ 2pm Fredericksburg Theatre Company Irena’s Vow 3/1-9, Thu-Sat at 8pm (dinner at 6:30pm) Sun at 2:30pm (lunch at 1pm) S.T.A.G.E in Bulverde Sleuth 3/1-15, Thu at 7:30pm Fri-Sat at 8pm Sun at 2:30pm Boerne Community Theatre The Clean House 3/28-4/12, Thu-Sat at 7:30pm Sun (3/30 only) at 2pm Elizabeth Huth Coates Theatre Ingram The Rainmaker 3/28-4/13, Fri-Sat at 7:30pm Sun at 2:30pm Playhouse 2000 at VK Garage Theatre - Kerrville

SPORTS PGA Golf Valero Texas Open 3/24-30 TPC San Antonio

Michael Martin Murphy 3/30, Sun at 7pm Kathleen C. Cailloux Theater Luckenbach Dancehall Jerry Jeff Walker Texas Bash 2014 3/30, Sun at 7pm Gruene Hall

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