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18 Business Profile

14 In the Loop

In 1959 David Dury started a business in his garage that has grown into a successful gun shop that has thrived for more than 60 years. Today, his family carries on his legacy at Dury’s Gun Shop.

22 On the Market

20 Meet Your Neighbors

30 School News

Family has always been number one to the Chancellors, and like so many families these days, David and Aubrey Chancellor both work outside the home. But they have figured out what works to keep their family first.

46 Eat in ‘09

23 Holiday Gift Guide 26 Neighborhood News

36 Calendar 38 Ask Roxie 40 Church Directory 42 ‘09 Eats 48 Police Blotter

Editor SUSAN THORNTON Contributors

RON AARON EISENBERG MEREDITH KAY BERIT MASON AL RENDON Graphic Design FRAN SHERMAN Digital Media TAYLOR LANE Director of Sales & Partnerships DALE LANE dale@sawoman.com Advertising Sales CINDY JENNINGS cindy@sawoman.com

The Cáceres brothers used to walk the neighborhood streets of Mexico City selling their mother’s freshly baked breads. Today, they have three restaurants in San Antonio. All three locations of La Panadería serve their mother’s family recipes.

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Editor’s Letter

November November is my favorite month because it’s the beginning of the holiday season. Holidays are all about family and the idea of having all my family under one roof always warms this momma’s heart. There’s nothing better! I’m excited to introduce you to the Chancellor family. Many of you probably recognize David and Aubrey from the local news stations. Like most families, the Chancellors are busy with work, school, and kid’s activities. For David and his wife Aubrey, family always comes first, and they’ve found ways to make sure that happens. This months Business Profile features Dury’s Gun Shop. From their humble beginnings in John Dury’s garage, they’ve grown into a thriving business, well known by hunters and gun lovers alike. John has since passed away, but his family has taken much pride in carrying on his legacy now in their 78209 location. Some others who are carrying on a family legacy are Jose and David Cáceres. They’ve come a long way from walking the streets of their neighborhood in Mexico selling their mother’s delicious breads to their now three La Panadería locations in San Antonio. The menu is made up of all their delicious family recipes in honor of their mother. As we enter the holiday season, remember to let the people in your life know you’re thankful for them. Make memories with the ones you love and remember we’re not promised tomorrow, so love your people well. Happy Thanksgiving y’all,

Susan

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It’s hard to imagine an American Thanksgiving without pumpkin pie. As far back as the 1600’s when the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag had their first three-day harvest celebration, there was likely a pumpkin of some sort on the table. One of the earliest pumpkin desserts involved a hollowed out pumpkin with layers of pumpkin, apple and various spices that was cooked directly over the fire. By the early 1700’s pumpkin pie had become widely popular and was a staple at the Thanksgiving table. There’s a story that a small town in Connecticut postponed Thanksgiving for a week because there wasn’t enough molasses to make pumpkin pie. It wasn’t until the early 1900’s that Libby’s introduced a line of canned pumpkin that replaced the difficult process of straining and roasting pumpkins making it the primary Thanksgiving dessert in most homes. 78209 is no exception. These scrumptious pumpkin pies and fall cookies on the cover were provided by Bird Bakery. The beautiful cover design was styled by designer Henry DeLeon and photographed by Al Rendon.

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In the Loop 7600 Broadway on Schedule to Open 2nd Quarter 2022 BY RON AARON EISENBERG

It is impossible to miss the new building casting a shadow along Broadway and Nacogdoches, across from The Shops at Lincoln Heights. The building replaces the aging condominiums and a small retail structure that filled the 4-acre triangle, bordered by Broadway, Nacogdoches, and West Nottingham Dr. Embrey Partners Ltd. is developing the property. It will feature over 200 upscale residential units and just over 53,000 square feet of office space. Embrey Executive Jeremy Williams is overseeing the construction of 7600 Broadway. He told 78209 Magazine, “at times, more than 100 workers are on site.” The nose 14 NOVEMBER 2021 | 78209magazine.com

of the building, at the intersection of Broadway and Nacogdoches, will house the professional office space, plus Embrey’s new corporate headquarters. There will be no retail space and no bars or restaurants in the building. Parking will be below ground and ground level but screened from the street, according to Williams. When Embrey originally floated plans for the site in 2018, some area residents opposed the concept. But, the Oak Park Northwood Neighborhood Association endorsed the project and supported Embrey’s request for a zoning change to help facilitate development. Work began on the site in 2019.


Adelante Closing One of a Kind Mexican Restaurant in ‘09 After 40 years in business, Adelante Restaurant will permanently close its doors on April 1, 2022. The Mexican eatery has been serving “healthy Mexican cuisine since before it was cool.” Owners Deb & Dan Soder have done it all with just minimal staff. Now, Dan told me, it’s time to move on. “I’ll be 65 next year. Deb will be 67. After surviving economic downturns, 9/11, the pandemic, and more, we just figured it was time.” The couple announced their plans on a board in the lobby of their restaurant to give customers time to digest the decision and to visit Adelante a few times before the doors close for good next year. Dan laughed when asked if this was just an early April Fool’s joke. “No, but the date is significant,” he said. “Our wedding anniversary is April 4. We’ll have been married 40 years, the same age as Adelante.” “I don’t like the word retirement; it sounds like you’re

heading for an easy chair in a retirement village.” But that’s not their plan. He’d rather call it “living.” “We do it all ourselves in the restaurant. It’s been a lot of work. We have two grandkids now, and life is too short. It’s just time to move on and enjoy life. We’re open to whatever after we close. It’s been a great ride, like being in charge of our own boat. We put two kids through college, and paid off our house in Alamo Heights.” Dan and Deb plan to write a book about Adelante as a lasting tribute to what they accomplished. Their son is a professional photographer, and he will document all of the art and other stuff that fills the restaurant. Before we said goodbye, he added, “I love the outdoors.” He rides bikes and enjoys spending time in one of his nine kayaks. When not with his grandkids, we can look for Dan on area rivers and lakes paddling his way into the future.

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ome of the most successful enterprises began in a garage. Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs started Apple Computers in a garage, and the Ramones started their raucous band in a garage in Queens. Likewise, one local family business that has managed to thrive and grow for more than 60 years began in the garage of John L. Dury on the southside of San Antonio in 1959.

John passed away in 2005, but Dury’s Gun Shop is still managed today by John’s wife, Betty, and his sons, David and Johnny. It is a gun lover and hunter’s paradise with a massive bear holding court in the center of the shop. Dury’s carries a vast inventory of firearms and firearm accessories, including optics, magazines, and suppressors. They also feature a large selection of rifles and shotguns from many different manufacturers, or you can commission your own rifle design from David Dury himself. David learned gunsmithing from his father and runs the gunsmith and repair department of Dury’s, which employs six gunsmiths that can handle any repair issue that might arise with your firearm, regardless of its age. David Dury wants customers to know that, “buyers can feel confident buying from Dury’s because they know that our team of highly trained professionals can service the guns that we sell.” This forward-thinking customer service policy is what allowed John L. Dury to build his business from its humble start in the garage to the legacy enterprise it is today. David continues by emphasizing that, “Dad always said, ‘A man is only as good as his word,’ and we instill this in our employees, and our customers know that they can count on us to deliver what we promise.” Betty Dury, or Mama Dury, as some famous and longtime customers lovingly refer to her, is a feisty businesswoman, still cracking the whip at 76. She is outgoing and friendly, and her eyes light up when she tells the story about how she met John in 1967. “I was working at Straus-Frank Company, and John would come in to buy specialty parts. I thought he was cute, so I winked at him one day. I asked one of the guys about him and found out that he was single. The next time he came in, he asked me out, and we eventually got married.” Dury’s Gun Shop moved out of John’s garage in 1972 and moved into their first brick and mortar location on Southcross in 1973. They grew steadily and gained a loyal clientele in San Antonio. They became known for their lifetime warranty when very few businesses offered a guarantee. John truly believed in standing by his products and his customers, and they began to market that promise to the public, attracting more customers who would return time and again. Once Dury’s Gun Shop outgrew their Southcross location, they relocated to a larger space on Hot Wells Boulevard in 2003. They expanded their

inventory and gunsmithing department until their move to the Alamo Heights area in 2019. The business doesn’t do much advertising. Most of their customers find them through word-of-mouth recommendations from other customers. Their reputation for honesty and fair prices is what brings in new customers and keeps loyal customers returning. Johnny is the face and voice of Dury’s and handles most of the business’s sales and customer service aspects. When asked about his father’s legacy, he states, “ We do our best to live up to dad’s customer service standards every day.” Dury’s also offers consignment sales, and they buy large gun estates throughout the United States. They are proud of their honesty and transparency when working with customers who are liquidating assets and estates. They offer a fair market value for the collections they buy and do well on specialty gun auction sites. Online gun buyers must purchase through local, licensed gun brokers, and Dury’s charges a straight fee with no surprises. Dury’s Gun Shop is a true family business, and it shows no signs of slowing down. Although Betty stepped down as President of Dury’s last year, she is still very active in the day-to-day activities. David’s wife, Angie, is now the bookkeeper, and all four of the grandkids have even worked for the business. David and Johnny are committed to continuing what their dad started all those years ago, and you can be sure that you will be educated properly and treated fairly when you step into Dury’s Gun Shop. 78209magazine.com | NOVEMBER 2021 19


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hey say that it takes a village to raise a child, but for one Alamo Heights family, love and teamwork work in tandem to tackle the challenges of raising a family in this hardworking household. David and Aubrey Chancellor were meant for each other, and it shows. They were both born and raised in San Antonio and will tell you that there is nowhere else that they would rather live.

David attended Lee High School and graduated from Trinity University. He is best known for his career as the lead sports anchor on WOAI-TV for nearly 25 years. He has traveled extensively covering the Spurs and other high-profile sporting events, but as his children were getting older, he decided to take his career in a different direction, and in 2018 he joined the team anchoring the morning news show, News 4 San Antonio Today. David states that “It isn’t much fun to wake up at 2:30 in the morning every day, but I never miss a practice or a game, and that’s what really matters to me. My family is everything.” David is married to former news reporter Aubrey Mika. The two met at WOAI-TV in 2006. Aubrey went to MacArthur High School and earned her degree at Southwest Texas State University, now Texas State University, where she competed on the tennis team. Aubrey says that David caught her attention from day one, and he eventually captured her heart. The pair went on their first date between Christmas and New Year’s in 2006, and they were married in December 2007. David smiles when he recalls what made him fall in love with Aubrey, “We could sit and talk for hours and hours. We just fit, and we make a great team.” Aubrey left WOAI-TV after four years as a reporter when her son, Luke (now 11), was born. She says, “I wanted to be there for my son. As a new mother, I didn’t want to be knocking on doors and surprising strangers at ten o’clock at night, so I stayed home to support David and raise my children. Their daughter, Emery (10), was born just a year later, rounding out their beautiful family. Today, Aubrey works as the Executive Director of Communications for North East Independent School District. She loves being a part of the team that gets to tell the story of how education in San Antonio is shaping young lives and our communities. She says that her days are never dull. Where she was once on

the media side, asking the questions, now she is on the other side of the microphone, answering questions, managing crisis situations, and educating the public about important issues facing students and the school district. Her schedule allows her to get Luke and Emery to school every day, and then David takes over in the afternoons, picking up the kids and taking them to practice or sporting events. Luke is an avid basketball player and plays for the San Antonio Toros, and Emery swims and takes hip-hop dance lessons. Their life is hectic, but together, the Chancellors make it work. Growing up in San Antonio, both David and Aubrey feel strong ties to their community. They have lived in their current home for over four years, but they have called Alamo Heights home for many years. David describes Alamo Heights as a small town within a big city and says, “You can count on people in the community because you’ve known them for so long. Everyone looks out for one another, and you can trust your neighbors to be there for your children. Our kids have grown up with each other, and we all cheer for each other, celebrating together.” Weekends for the Chancellors are filled with basketball tournaments and swim meets, and life is very busy, just as it is for most families. Still, every summer for the past six or seven years, the Chancellors have enjoyed spending a week in Seaside, Florida. It has become their home away from home, and they look forward to vacationing with friends in a place that has become a family tradition. It’s a chance to reconnect as a family and unwind from the hectic pace of life in San Antonio. It is this time together that strengthens the bonds of this beautiful family and allows them to tackle challenges together. David and Aubrey consider themselves to be truly blessed in their lives together, and they are grateful for the support of a community that comes together for one another. 78209magazine.com | NOVEMBER 2021 21


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Neighborhood News Councilman Perry Urges OPNNA Residents to Engage in 2021 Bond Proposal BY RON AARON EISENBERG

With nearly 100 area residents in attendance at a recent Oak Park Northwood Neighborhood Association meeting, San Antonio city councilman Clayton Perry urged folks to speak up about the $1 billion bond issue. “We want to be sure our district is fairly represented in the bond, especially when it comes to street construction and related repairs,” Perry said. He promised to work tirelessly to make Northside a priority as council prepares to vote on the new bond. Perry brought several San Antonio departments and police and fire representatives to the meeting to answer any questions residents may have had. Also in attendance was the new airport director Jesus Saenz, Jr. who talked with concerned residents about plans to expand airport operations. Perry’s office provided refreshments for all the attendees.

Prior to Perry’s talk, residents approved several amendments to the association’s by-laws including moving the annual election of board members and officers to the Fall, rather than the Spring. The change gives the new board and officers time to plan the July 4 annual parade and other OPNNA events. The next OPNNA election will be held in October 2022. OPNNA president Gina Galaviz Eisenberg also briefed attendees on the Sunday, November 14, 2021 NeighborFest, a first for the association. She invited residents to grab the kids, a couple of chairs, and their coolers to join neighbors at Northridge Park, 821 Chevy Chase Drive. There will be food trucks and a band. Plus, Puddin’ the Clown will do face painting and make balloon animals for the youngsters. The event is free and open to the public. It will run from 2pm to 4pm.

Olmos Park Police Department Nears the Top in Traffic Stops A recent survey of 2,500 police department traffic stops in 2020, in the state of Texas, by Hearst Newspapers’ Houston Chronicle found that Olmos Park ranked near the top of all San Antonio area departments. Alamo Heights was also near the top. While Terrell Hills Police Department was well behind the other two jurisdictions. Olmos Park Police Department’s 20 officers averaged 125 traffic stops per officer, with 2,496 stops last year. Alamo Heights Police averaged 95 stops per officer, with 1,998 stops initiated by its 21 police officers in 2020. 26 NOVEMBER 2021 | 78209magazine.com

Terrell Hills has 15 officers total, with 12 assigned to patrol. In 2020, they averaged 15.5 stops per officer for a total of 186 stops. By comparison, the Palmer Police Department in Ellis County, Texas, recorded 13,566 traffic stops with just 12 officers on the force. That equals 1,131 stops per police officer last year. The Sandra Bland Act requires police departments to submit traffic stop data to the state. Ms. Bland died by suicide after she was arrested and jailed in Waller County, Texas for a minor traffic violation.


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Expert faculty and supportive mentors encourage our students to develop their talents and passions, resulting in life-long learners, competitive athletes, artists, and effective leaders. Saint Mary’s Hall does not discriminate in admission or educational programs against qualified students on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, or national/ethnic origin.

The Olmos Park Fire Department is offering a free home safety survey for smh78209nov21.indd area home owners. Using a checklist provided from the National Fire Protection Association website, a member of the fire department will walk through Olmos Park residents’ homes and help to identify commonly found and frequently forgotten fire and life safety hazards. Participation in this program is voluntary and privacy is protected. Any findings identified during a home safety survey are 100% confidential. In addition to the fire safety survey, Olmos Park will provide free smoke alarms for any homes in the neighborhood. The alarms will be for use in bedrooms and common living areas that currently do not have smoke detectors. The first 9-volt battery is included with every alarm. They should be replaced each year when residents change clocks for daylight savings time. For more information or to set up an installation appointment, please call 210-832-0506. Wayne Wright Law Offices provides the smoke alarms at no cost to the OPFD.

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School News

School News THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS OF ‘09

FRIDAY NIGHT HEIGHTS MINI MULES CHEER AT HOMECOMING Future Mule Cheerleaders, ages ages four to 13 participated in the Friday Night Heights event sponsored by the AHHS Cheerleaders. Teaching future and current Mules the essentials for celebrating and cheering on our Mules was key to the

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event, which allowed attendees a coveted spot on the field next to their instructors during the AHHS Homecoming Football Game. The extended cheer team, captured by photographer Brandi Sutherland.


CELEBRATING ACADEMIC SUCCESS The National Merit® Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships. Congratulations to the following students from the Class of 2022 who are receiving recognition through the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) for their performance on the PSAT/ NMSQT. Approximately 1.6 million high school students enter the program each year. The 2022 Semifinalist Scholars are: Andrew Holzbach and Gabrielle Walrath. The 2022 Commended Scholars are: James Byrd, Logan Iruegas, Madelyn Leonard, Richmond Lagueux, Daniel Robelo, Marc Thiltgen, Elizabeth Walsh, Jacob Williams, and Gavin Wiltshire. The National African American Recognition Program

Scholars are: James Byrd, William Hervey, and Gavin Wiltshire. The National Indigenous Recognition Program Scholars are: Keoni Rose and Gabrielle Walrath. The 2022 National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholars are: Sergio Alvarado, Joseph Anguiano, Alexander Bates, Carolina Benavides, James Byrd, Cullum Cantu, Carson DeLeon, Ana Dippel, Paul Eguia, Ava Esquivel, Agustin Esteva, Eric Guzman, Jett Harrison, Sarah Hernandez, Logan Iruegas, Braden Kerby, Claudia Mendible-Diaz, Jamie Mayes, Andrew Perez, Daniel Robelo, Layla Rocha, Amalisa Rodriguez, Rebecca Rodriguez, Zane Romero, Rodrigo Rosas, Keoni Rose, Rocio Salgado Soberanes, Matthew Silva, Emma Thompson, Victoria Torres, Gabrielle Walrath, and Reagan White.

DEDICATED TO TEACHING KIDS There are two teachers at Woodridge Elementary who are celebrating their 50th year of service in education. Together, that’s 100 years of service! Woodridge teachers Debbie Dixon and Carol Walters have dedicated their careers to education and their students. Alamo Heights ISD is so grateful to them for their service. Congrats to this pair who continue to shine in extraordinary ways and who make a difference in the lives of their students and colleagues.

MAKING THEIR MARK The AHHS Wind Ensemble, under the direction of David Stephenson, was selected as the national winner in the Mark of Excellence / National Wind Band Honors Project. The group was selected out of 236 of the finest musical ensembles from 38 states in the nation. 78209magazine.com | NOVEMBER 2021 31


School News TEDDY BEAR PICNIC Howard littles know the importance of family and the role they play in their educational lives. To celebrate them, students invite their parents, grandparents, and siblings to visit their school and enjoy a Teddy Bear Picnic with them. Our AHISD families enjoy this popular event evident by the number of families that attend to spend time with their Pre-K and Kinder kids. Principal Yvonne Munoz shared, “We are happy to be able to welcome our families into the outdoor setting to celebrate family and fellowship and the importance of these relationships for our students and our schools.”

STUDENT ART CELEBRATES TEACHERS In celebration of World Teachers’ Day, TeachersCan, a statewide organization of over 125 businesses, organizations, universities, and educational associations, dedicated to supporting teachers and elevating the status of the teaching profession, invited all 11th and 12th grade students to participate in a statewide art exhibition and competition in partnership with the Texas Art Education Association. The theme for the event, in response to the pandemic and the many challenges overcome by our schools, was “Teachers Can Light the Way Forward.” Students were asked to create either a 2D or 3D art piece that addressed the theme

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of honoring teachers, the career of teaching, the positive impact a teacher had on them, or the passion for art inspired by a teacher. Each region was awarded three scholarships. AHHS student, Reed Karcher, was the recipient of one of the $1,000 scholarships. Karcher, created his own work of art and wrote an accompanying statement about how teachers make a difference. Karcher shared, “Often times we overlook the positive impact that teachers have on students, and how that relationship can drastically change the student for the better.” Casey Fallis, Reed Karcher’s Art teacher is the one who inspired his art.


LEAVING A LEGACY LONG-TIME SAN ANTONIO MUSIC TEACHER HONORED WITH EDUCATION FUND The San Antonio Choral Society (SACS) is proud to honor the memory of long-time SACS member and San Antonio music teacher Sandi Ashworth by creating the Sandi Ashworth Memorial Music Education Fund. Sandi dedicated her life to music education and choral music. SACS is pleased to create this fund to continue that legacy in San Antonio. This fund will support the SACS’ student programs for mentees, college scholarships and college conducting interns, promoting music education as Sandi did her entire life. Sandi was a talented member of SACS for 28 years and a music teacher for 42 years in the Alamo Heights School District. Even in retirement, she continued to substitute and teach weekly guitar lessons to 4th and 5th graders at Woodridge Elementary School. Sandi was also the music director at Saint Andrew Presbyterian Church for many years.

PLAYERS ANNOUNCED FOR 2022 SAN ANTONIO SPORTS ALL-STAR FOOTBALL GAME 115 student athletes representing 61 high schools have been chosen for the San Antonio Sports All-Star Football Game, presented by H-E-B which will showcase top local high school players on Saturday, January 8 at the Alamodome. The area’s top senior players will take the field at 5 pm for the 44th anniversary of the game. The game follows the All-American Bowl which kicks off at noon. Three Alamo Heights Mules have been named to the Gold Team: James Sobey, QB, Boone Hetrick, C, and, Roan Erwin, ILB. One ticket serves as admission for both the All-American Bowl and San Antonio Sports All-Star Football Game presented by H-E-B. The San Antonio Sports All-Star Football Game, presented by H-E-B, will feature players who are committed to play for some of the top universities in the country as well as those looking for an additional chance to impress college scouts with potential scholarships to offer. 63 players who were in the 2021 All-Star Game signed to play college football, with 25 going to NCAA D1 schools, including six committing to University of the Incarnate Word and five to UTSA. San Antonio loves high school football, and game day will be an incredible showcase of high school football talent. San Antonio Sports is proud to partner with Dave Campbell’s Texas Football in bringing recognition to the great high school talent in the San Antonio area.

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School News SMH CELEBRATES BELOVED ANNUAL TRADITION

In October, the community joined Saint Mary’s Hall (SMH) for its annual Fiesta celebration, a fun-filled school carnival inspired by the San Antonio festival of the same name. It marks the first time since the pandemic began that SMH was able to host the event in-person and on campus for the community. First held in the 1940s, Fiesta was originally a fundraiser, where booths were created and run by students representing a variety of school clubs. Today, Fiesta is a “fun-raiser,” with more than 1,000 students, parents, alumni, faculty, and staff enjoying an afternoon of food, fun, and games. Families experienced numerous activities, including Plinko, face painting, bounce houses, a dunk tank, and spin-a-fish. Food included a Cheesy Jane’s food truck, a donation of 200 34 NOVEMBER 2021 | 78209magazine.com

chicken sandwiches from Chick-fil-A, and dozens of pizzas from Papa John’s. The El Mercado Sweet Shop also made a triumphant return, with sweets donated by SMH families. Parents donated their time by volunteering to work the event and help make the festival a resounding success. “Fiesta brought me back to my childhood, a time of being carefree, full of laughter, and memories of happy times with friends. Helping with all of that was worth it to see the smiles, hear the laughter, and watch the special memories being made,” said Flor Richards, SMH parent, and volunteer. While the event was shortened this year from three hours to two hours, it was jam-packed with excitement and fun and provided an opportunity for the SMH community to celebrate a tradition dating back more than 70 years.


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Calendar

Fun Things to Do In and Around 78209 SATURDAYS WITH A SCIENTIST THE WITTE MUSEUM Saturdays | 11 AM Join us at the Witte with our friends of the University of Texas at San Antonio for Saturday with a Scientist! Every Saturday inside The Secret World Inside You Lab. wittemuseum.org

LITTLE MAKERS WORKSHOP THE DOSEUM November 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24 | 11 AM - 12 PM Let’s tinker and make! Give your little one an opportunity to innovate as they have fun building and tinkering in our Maker Workshop in Innovation Station! Little Makers Workshops are designed by DoSeum educators to focus on developmentally appropriate maker skills for early learners, such as sharing and tool use, to help develop social and motor skills. thedoseum.org

THE DOSEUM EXPRESS: TINY TRAINS AND TROLLEYS THE DOSEUM November 6 - January 2 All aboard The DoSeum Express! A new holiday experience for the family, The DoSeum Express: Tiny Trains and Trolleys, is an exhibit that travels through the fantastical and wacky miniature worlds created by our 2021 Artists-In-Residence winners. thedoseum.org TINKERFEST THE DOSEUM November 6 | 10 AM - 4 PM The DoSeum’s annual Tinkerfest is a daylong celebration of curiosity and creativity! Guests of all ages will explore how things are made and how things work through exciting make-tivities throughout The DoSeum. Let’s get our hands messy and celebrate what it means to be a makercentered community! thedoseum.org

MAKE & TAKE: CZECH KOLACHES CENTRAL MARKET COOKING SCHOOL November 6 | 11 AM - 1 PM Explore the tradition and taste of Texas Czech culture as you shape delicious, pillowy kolache dough with a variety of fillings. You’ll take your tempting treats with you at the end of class. centralmarket.com

GIRL POWER & DAUGHTER AND ME BRUNCH SAN ANTONIO ZOO November 13 | Brunch 10:30 AM - 1 PM Zoo Hours 9 AM - 5 PM Join us for a day of great food and fun music, featuring all female artists & organizations from acrobat performers to musicians. Upgrade your visit with an exciting Girl Power: Daughter and Me Brunch. Enjoy pancakes, French toast, and much more as you listen to compelling speeches from an Olympic athlete to a woman who soared out of this world! sazoo.org TREK AND TONE SAN ANTONIO BOTANICAL GARDEN November 6, 13, 20 | 10 - 11 AM Designed to burn 400-600 calories while building strength and endurance, this class will utilize the 38-acres of natural space and beauty of the gardens for walk/run intervals, circuit training, cardio exercises, bodyweight exercises and finish with core training and stretching for a complete workout. All fitness levels are welcomed. sabot.org

MEATLESS MONDAY: INSPIRED BY INDIA CENTRAL MARKET COOKING SCHOOL November 15 | 6 - 8 PM Take your tastebuds on a trip to the Indian continent. We’ll show you how to create a simple flatbread; a classic vegetable dish flavored with turmeric, ginger & chiles, among other spices; a flavorful chickpea stew; and the perfect cup of rice. centralmarket.com

POP-UP CULINARY DEMO SAN ANTONIO BOTANICAL GARDEN November 7, 13, 14 | 11 AM - 1:30 PM Stop by the Outdoor CHEF Teaching Kitchen at the San Antonio Botanical Garden for a Pop-Up Culinary Demo. The local chef will showcase fresh seasonal produce and herbs in a delectable recipe. Gather ideas and inspiration for the next time you cook. sabot.org

WHATABURGER ZOO LIGHTS SAN ANTONIO ZOO November 19 - January 22 As the animals sleep for the night, the zoo grounds awaken with magical lights and holiday cheer. This year is BIGGER and BRIGHTER than ever, with two new 32-foot LED trees that are a must-see for the whole family. Make sure to visit all the themed areas around the zoo, starting with the all-new Holiday Sing-Along Express train ride. sazoo.org COMPOSTING 101. SAN ANTONIO BOTANICAL GARDEN November 10 | 10 AM - 12 PM Learn how to use your leaves, grass clippings, and vegetable scraps to strengthen the soil in your garden, beds, and lawn. Join the Bexar County Master Gardeners as they reveal the tips, techniques, and benefits of backyard composting. Master Gardeners will be available at the end of the workshop to answer your gardening questions. sabot.org

A COWBOY STEAK DINNER CENTRAL MARKET COOKING SCHOOL November 12 | 6 - 8 PM Capture the flavors of Texas in a meal that would satisfy any hard-working ranch hand. We’ll show you how to cook a USDA Prime Texas steak to perfection; create a salad and a side dish that highlight local flavors; and discover how baking in cast iron adds a new dimension to your desserts. centralmarket.com

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A CIDER HOUSE SUPPER CENTRAL MARKET COOKING SCHOOL November 19 | 6 - 8 PM Take a deep dive into the flavors of fall. As you sit back and relax, our instructors will introduce you to this menu that you’ll want to recreate for family and friends. Each course will be paired with a complementary cider, so you may discover some new favorites during this festive evening. For ages 21 & up. centralmarket.com TEXAS BIRD WALK GUIDED TOUR SAN ANTONIO BOTANICAL GARDEN November 20 | 9:15 - 11 AM Learn about resident and migrant birds at the Botanical Garden, their characteristics, requirements for food, nesting, and protection, and the native plants you can use to attract them to your yard. Registration Required. sabot.org


FAMILY WORKSHOPS: PLUSHIE CHIMERA THE DOSEUM November 21 | 1 - 2:30 PM & 3 - 4:30 PM Create, make, and learn together! In our Family Workshops, families work together to explore STEM and art concepts through a unique family experience. Solder a family stained glass, dissect underwater creatures or create a family board game to play on game nights. Don’t miss these monthly one-of-a-kind family workshops, each workshop includes all necessary supplies and materials. thedoseum.org HEALTHY HOLIDAYS CHEF CAMP THE WITTE MUSEUM November 22 - 23 | 9 AM - 3 PM Campers will learn about safety in the kitchen while creating a variety of delicious recipes that highlight San Antonio, the Witte and the holiday season in a healthy way. The delicious healthy recipes will vary each day so that each day of camp is unique! Reservation required. wittemuseum.org

JUNIOR CHEF CAMP: THANKSGIVING SIDES SAN ANTONIO BOTANICAL GARDEN November 22 - 24 | 9 AM - 1 PM This cooking class focuses on kitchen safety, cooking basics and using healthy ingredients. Program participants will make cauliflower mac and cheese, grilled vegetable rolls, autumn salad, spiced pumpkin seeds, cranberry sauce, and a garden herb rub. Ages 8 - 12. Registration Required. sabot.org

PARENT & CHILD: MAKE & TAKE: A DECORATED GINGERBREAD HOUSE CENTRAL MARKET COOKING SCHOOL November 26 | 12 - 1:30 PM Working as a team, you’ll create a sensational decoration for the holidays. An authentic Swiss Lebkuchen (gingerbread) house, lots of royal icing and mountains of candy and edible decorations will be ready and waiting; just bring your imagination and creativity. A box will be provided for you to transport your masterpiece home. centralmarket.com

Editor’s Pick COCKTAIL SCAVENGER HUNT: PUMPKIN, PUMPKIN, PUMPKIN SAN ANTONIO BOTANICAL GARDEN November 21 | 12 - 2 PM Venture into the Botanical Garden to find edible gems that will be incorporated in this festive menu. Then hurry back to the kitchen to enjoy a garden-inspired tasting menu: pumpkin risotto with bacon and parmesan, pumpkin corn and lemongrass soup, smoked pumpkin, farro and pomegranate feta salad, pumpkin tahini mousse pie, and pumpkin bourbon smash. Ages 21+. sabot.org

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Ask Ask Roxie Roxie we move on. First thing, they want to pet the dog. And my first

Words of Advice from an ‘09toPet question them is: 'Do you have a pet?' and they'll bring out

their phone. We just have a conversation!” Bella and Bonnie are a volunteer team with Pups n' Planes, where “comfort” dogs and their owners offer distressed travelers a little sugar. “People are waiting, their flight has been canceled, or they may have a four-hour wait, and they are upset.” “One time, two little girls stopped to pet the dog, and I looked up, and the mother was crying. Her husband was being deployed. I spent probably a half-hour with them, and the dad thanked me so many times because it got them thinking about other things,” Bonnie says. Airport staffers implemented the idea after learning how well it worked at the Los Angeles International Airport. Pups n' Planes has been reducing blood pressure and turning frowns upside down for six years. “In the car, she knows that we are almost at the airport. She gets so excited! Her job is to make people smile. She does that job.” And if you saw Bella, you would smile, too. The girl team also spends time at the airport USO, softening the loneliness and longing of our troops, so familiar to military life. While Bella offers kisses, Canine Explosive Detection Supervisor Sgt. Andres Lopez, and his police dog Keyno, provide safety and security. “We are there to make sure that the traveling public is safe, the dog makes that any threats associated with aviation there aren’t real threats,” says the airport K9 police officer. Above: Goats enjoy their work because eating is what they love to do! Lopez and Keyno “nose around," sniffing out threats that could come from a parked car, a suitcase, or a person. “Dogs Right: Goats naturally eat invasive species plants. are about as mobile as you can get,” says Lopez. He means the nose is mobile.

Bella is a volunteer with Pups n' Planes, the airport greeting committee. She wears her little pink coat, cheering up tired travelers at the San Antonio International Airport.

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Dogs with Jobs

This coming spring, the Brackenridge Park Conservancy BY BERIT has hiredMASON “Rent-a- Ruminant” to come clear out some brush. What is a “ruminant”? “Animals with two stomachs,” says board member The San AntonioofInternational AirportPark is HUGE! Charlotte Mitchell the Brackenridge Conservancy, and It recently a record, flying some 15,000 people A DAY, “animals,” in broke this case, are goats. forGoats a totalare of 10.36 million in 2019. what you call passengers “indiscriminate,” meaning that Passengers most certainly frequent the airport, but pups goats do too. they’ll eat just about anything. So across the country, Meet Bella. are being employed to come and eat up some brush. Bella is a petite dogneeds with light, wavy hair, offering“There everyone “Brackenridge Park help,” says Mitchell. are she meets the sweetest smile. Several hours a week, Bella and a lot of areas that are neglected because city funding for owner Bonnie Gioiello roam the airport, searching out the tired, parks is greatly reduced. And, one of the things that we have the weary, and the bored. wanted to do for a long time was to address the invasive “If they look up and smile, they are a dog lover. If they don't, species of plants that have taken over a part of the park that has hiking paths.” 34 APRIL 2020 | 78209magazine.com 38 NOVEMBER 2021 | 78209magazine.com

“They are heavily wooded … but when you get back in there, you feel a little too isolated.” So, herds of goats will arrive to eat and clear invasive species of plants to remove the extra brush. “This will create a nice line of sight and bring back that feeling of being out in more of a forest,” says Mitchell. The 120-year-old park is operated by the City of San Antonio. It is 349 acres, including a stretch of the San Antonio River, the Japanese Tea Garden, Sunken Garden Theater, the San Antonio Zoo, ball fields, the golf course, and the Lions Field Adult and Senior Center. “Goats are used everywhere to help with this kind of land Airport therapy dogs help soothe people who may be upset because of a clearing, so we thought it would be actually fun to have goats long wait, delayed or cancelled flight. in the park and to accomplish this goal.” “And because of the proximity to the river, we thought using


goats was a much safer way,” says Mitchell. It’s a better option than using chemicals and leaf-blowers to cut, mow and trim, which are noise polluters and carbon emitters. It will also help to restore ecological health to the park. “We can avoid using heavy equipment, which would be very expensive and difficult to get in between the trees.” Parks around the country, like the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, are hiring goats. Funding the goat project is part of “The Big Give” citywide fundraising effort. “They’ll bring paddocks to move, and they will concentrate in one area, and then they move the paddocks, and then start on the next area. They are protected by dogs that herd and dogs that protect.” The owners camp out in trailers to be near their herds, shepherds, and their flock. Rent-a-Ruminant arrives in spring because goats won’t travel in cold weather. And oddly enough, the goats will NOT eat the plants that the park wants to keep but will devour the plants the park wants to evict. Botanical experts from Austin’s Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center evaluated the ecology of the land to identify invasive plants and which are “flora,” native ones. “Plants that are native tend to grow a little faster, and they won’t be choked out by the invasives,” explains Mitchell. “So, if you get the invasives down, you can get the natives to come up and take over from the invasives—kind of like reversing roles.” Mitchell says there may be as many as two hundred goats, and you are invited to come and watch them chomp. Brackenridge Park hosts more than a million visitors a year.

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Church Directory

Seeing What God Provides Isn’t it amazing how God always meets us right where we are? Through our failures and triumphs, heartaches and joys, God’s love is always with us. Reflect on your daily life as you reflect on Psalm 23. Do you see Him guiding you, protecting you, and stretching you? We love Psalm 23 because these 123 words speak to every life age and faith stage. Meaning that, like the Good Shepherd, these words always provide what we need when we need them. And through it all we learn how to rest in the green pastures, charge the paths of righteousness, make it through the valleys of death, and confront our enemies at the banquet table. Through this we become ready to dwell in the “house of the Lord forever”. God’s goodness & mercy are what He shows us every day and for all eternity. Les Hollon, PhD Senior Pastor

Worship Schedule

ALAMO HEIGHTS BAPTIST CHURCH 6501 Broadway St. San Antonio, TX 78209 210-824-9539 Services: Sunday 11:00am, Wednesday 6:30pm Praise and Prayer ALAMO HEIGHTS CHRISTIAN CHURCH 6435 N. New Braunfels Ave. San Antonio, TX 78209 210-828-5728 alamoheightscc.org Services: Sunday: 10:50am ALAMO HEIGHTS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 6201 Broadway St. San Antonio, TX 78209 210-824-0271 alamoheightspres.com Services: Sunday 8:30am and 11am ALAMO HEIGHTS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 825 E. Basse Road San Antonio, TX 78209 210-826-3215 ahumc.org Services: Sunday 8:30am, 9:30am and 11am CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH 510 Belknap Place San Antonio, TX 78212 210-736-3132 cecsa.org Services: Sunday 7:30am, 9am, 11:00 am, 6:00pm CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH 6720 Broadway St. San Antonio, TX 78209 210-822-3394 clcah.org Services: Sunday 8:30am and 10:30am

9:00am Worship @ Mulberry 10:15am Bible Study @ Mulberry 11:30am Worship @ TriPoint

MOUNT CALVARY LUTHERAN CHURCH 308 Mt. Calvary Drive San Antonio, TX 78209 210-824-8748 mtcsa.org Services: Sunday 8:30am and 11am NORTHWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 518 Pike Rd, San Antonio, TX 78209 210-824-7238 Services: Sunday mornings at 11am NORTHROCK CHURCHALAMO HEIGHTS 1540 Nacogdoches San Antonio, TX 78209 northrocksa.com Services: Sunday mornings at 10am and 11:30am PEARL STREET CHURCH 400 Pearl Parkway San Antonio, TX 78215 210-504-8897 Services: 9:00am, 10:30am, 12pm and 1:30pm ST. ANTHONY DE PADUA CATHOLIC CHURCH 102 Lorenz Road San Antonio, TX 78209 210-824-1743 stanthonydepadua.org Services: Saturday Mass 5pm Sunday Mass 7:30am, 9am; 10:30am, 12pm Daily Mass 9am Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday ST. DAVID’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH AND SCHOOL 1300 Wiltshire Ave. San Antonio, TX 78209 saintdavids.net 210-824-2481 Services: Sundays at 8am & 10:30am

ST. LUKE’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH 11 Saint Luke’s Lane San Antonio, Texas 78209 210-828-6425 slecsa.org Services: Sunday 8am, 9am, 11am. 6pm Wednesday Eucharist at 8am during the school year ST. PETER PRINCE OF THE APOSTLES CHURCH 111 Barilla Place San Antonio, TX 78209 210-822-3367 stpeterprinceoftheapostles.org Services: Saturday Mass 5:30pm Sunday 9am, 11am, and 5:30pm Tuesday and Thursday 7am Wednesday 5:30pm Friday 8:00am ST. PIUS X CATHOLIC CHURCH & SCHOOL 3303 Urban Crest Dr San Antonio TX 78209 210-824-0139 spxsa.church Services: Saturday - 4:30 pm Sunday - 8:00 am, 10:15 am, 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm (Sp), 5:00 pm Daily Masses: Monday - 6:30 pm Tuesday-Friday - 8:15 am TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH 319 E. Mulberry San Antonio, TX 78212 210-733-6201 trinitybaptist.org Services: Mulberry Service 9am Bible Study 10:15am TriPoint Service 11:30am UNITY CHURCH 8103 Broadway San Antonio, TX 78209 unityofsa.org 210-824-7351 Services: Sunday 11am Children’s Church 11am

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If you are unable to make it to a service, check your church website and see if they are livestreaming so that you can worship from home.



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410 DINER A ‘50s-themed diner serving homemade soups, fresh catfish, shrimp, prime steaks, pork chops and chicken. 8315 Broadway | 210-822-6246 410diner.com $

BROADWAY 50/50 Vintage-themed diner serving fun appetizers, like the Chuck Norris Kickers (chicken and jalapeños wrapped in bacon) and Totchos (Tater Tot Nachos), burgers, BLT’s, Cuban sandwiches and more. 5050 Broadway | 210-826-0069 broadway5050.com $

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BIRD BAKERY A delightful bakery and small bistro that serves sandwiches, quiche, croissants, pies, cupcakes, cookies, brownies and dessert bars. 5912 Broadway | 210-804-2473 birdbakery.com $

CAPPY’S Lunch, dinner and brunch - Cappy’s is fine dining in the heart of ‘09, serving prime steaks, prime rib, rack of lamb and seafood. 5011 Broadway | 210-828-9669 cappysrestaurant.com $$$ (BR)

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EZ’s Burgers, oak-fired brick oven pizzas, rosemary roasted chicken and awardwinning salads, all served in a fun ‘50s-themed atmosphere. 6498 N. New Braunfels | 210-828-1111 ezrestaurants.com $ GOOD TIME CHARLIE’S Good Time Charlie’s has been around since 1979 and soon became a San Antonio landmark restaurant popular with the local college students and faculty. They serve Texas home-style favorites including catfish, steaks and a chicken-fried steak many claim is the “Best In Texas.” They are also known as a favorite happy hour spot with lots of drink specials that include generous pitchers of ice-cold beer. 2922 Broadway | 210-828-5392 gtcsatx.com $ HEARTHSTONE BAKERY CAFE Hearthstone blends the experience of a coffeehouse, bakery and full-service restaurant into one serving gourmet sandwiches, panini, wraps, soups, salad, coffee, espresso and dessert. 3920 Harry Wurzbach | 210-920-2600 hearthstonebakerycafe.com $ (P)

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IDA CLAIRE A southern inspired destination for relaxing suppers, weekend brunches, business lunches and happy hours. They serve southern classics like fried green tomatoes, pimento cheese dip, biscuits, fried chicken, shrimp and grits, steelhead trout and Ida’s seasonal pies. 7300 Jones Maltsberger Rd | 210-667-2145 ida-claire.com $$ (P) (BR)

J. ALEXANDER’S A contemporary American restaurant, known for its wood-fired cuisine. The menu features a wide selection of classics including prime rib, steak, seafood and rotating specials like Seafood Czarina, Tuscan Steak, Grilled Fish with Mango Papaya Salsa and Chicken Milanese. 255 E. Basse, #1300 | 210-824-0275 jalexanders.com $$ -$$$ JIM’S RESTAURANT 24-hour diner serving all-day breakfast. They offer hearty choices like steak and eggs, omelets and Tex-Mex huevos rancheros. A comprehensive lunch and dinner menu, that includes all the standards — salads, sandwiches and burgers plus nostalgic favorites like patty melts and liver and onions. 4108 Broadway | 210-828-5120 8427 Broadway | 210-826-7001 jimsrestaurants.com $ MAGIC TIME MACHINE San Antonio themed restaurant where staff dresses up as cartoon characters, super heroes, movie stars and pop heroes. 902 N.E. Loop 410 | 210-828-1470 magictimemachine.com $ MAX’S WINE DIVE Gourmet American fare paired with amazing wines. Fried chicken with Champagne...why not? 340 E. Basse | 210-444-9547 maxswinedive.com $ NOSH Nosh offers great wines, craft brews and small plates that are big on taste. A place to relax and indulge in some really great food. 1133 Austin Highway | 210-826-6674 noshsa.com $ SALATA A new concept in soups, salads and wraps. You create your own by choosing from dozens of fresh ingredients including several types of lettuces, chopped onions, radishes, cucumbers, peppers, cabbage, black and red beans, bean sprouts, peas, broccoli and more. There are over 50 different toppings. Then choose from one of their 10 house dressings made with all-natural ingredients. Add fresh lean protein, including baked chicken, salmon or shrimp. 250 E. Basse | 210-462-1466 salata.com $


SILO ELEVATED CUISINE Silo is listed as one of Open Table’s Top American Restaurants and rated as one of Zagat’s Top Local Picks. They offer New American fare in a casual, yet elegant atmosphere. They offer a small plate menu, and there is also a prix fixe dinner option available. Signature dishes include Chilean Sea Bass, Honey Soy Glazed Atlantic Salmon, Mussels and Linguine and Chicken-Fried Oysters. 1133 Austin Highway | 210-824-8686 siloelevatedcuisine.com $$ STONE WERKS Good food and a hip atmosphere. Over 40 beers on tap, a full bar and lots of bigscreen TVs. The outside patio is a popular happy hour spot. 999 E. Basse | 210-823-3508 stonewerks.com $-$$ (P) TIGER WINGS A variety of chicken wings with lots of exotic flavors like tamarind, Sriracha, garlic pepper curry and Tom Yum. The wings are available for take-out or you can dine in - and they deliver. They also offer fried vegan tofu, edamame and sticky rice. A unique concept. 8210 Broadway | 210-829-5000 tigerwings.com $ TWIN SISTERS BAKERY AND CAFE Healthy food using local ingredients. Coffees and espressos, quiche, pastries, sandwiches, soups and salads. Live music on Friday nights. 6322 N. New Braunfels | 210-822-0761 tsbandc.com $ (LV) ASIAN BREWS LEES TEA An assortment of teas from Taiwan including Matcha, Oolong, Coconut, Milk and Glowing varieties. They also offer rice and noodle bowls, mini pork buns and Taiyaki. 4009 Broadway | 210-598-0068 brewsleetea.com $ FORMOSA GARDEN Tranquil atmosphere, serving sushi, Chinese and Japanese cuisine. A Japanese hibachistyle grill experience is available Wednesday through Sunday during dinner, offering certified Black Angus beef. Reservations are preferred for the hibachi, but walk- ins are still welcomed. 1011 NE Loop 410 | 210-828-9988 formosasa.com $$ (P) HANZO An Asian gastropub serving innovative cocktails and appetizers. 7701 Broadway, Suite 124 | 210-826-1488 hanzobar.com $$ KOI KAWA A Japanese restaurant and sushi bar featuring lots of specialty rolls and dishes with complex and interesting flavors. 4051 Broadway | 210-805-8111 $-$$

MON THAI BISTRO Thai food and sushi by chef Mmonrat “Mon” Shirley in a beautiful and tranquil atmosphere with tables that overlook a peaceful outdoor garden and fountain. 4901 Broadway | 210-822-3253 monsthai.com $-$$ OSAKA JAPANESE STEAK AND SUSHI Japanese steak and sushi with hibachi tables where chefs cook and perform for audiences. 4902 Broadway | 210-822-0300 osakasteaknsushi.com $-$$ (R) PIRANHA IZAKAYA Sushi, Japanese and Pacific Rim cuisine in a lively environment located in the Quarry Market. Up-tempo music with a large bar and lots of creative appetizers and sushi rolls. 260 E. Basse, #101 | 210-822-1088 piranhakillersushi.com $$ P. F. CHANG’S Located in the Quarry Market, offering sushi, dim sum, wok classics, noodle dishes and cocktails. 255 E. Basse, #1200 | 210-507-1000 pfchangs.com $$ SUSHI ZUSHI Traditional Japanese and Latin American influences fused into modern, healthy rolls, rice and noodle dishes. 999 E. Basse | 210-826-8500 sushizushi.com $$ TONG’S THAI Beautiful Thai restaurant with tranquil outdoor patio with koi pond. Traditional Thai food, along with Chinese dishes and sushi. 1146 Austin Highway | 210-829-7345 tongsthai.com $$ (P) BARBECUE BUN ‘N’ BARREL 1960s-era landmark serving BBQ, burgers, brisket and milkshakes in casual digs with iconic neon signage. 1150 Austin Highway | 210-828-2829 bunnbarrel.com $ L&L HAWAIIAN BBQ Delicious, authentic Pacific Island BBQ with Asian influence. They offer Hawaiian Ramen, Sushi (Musubi) and their take on Pulled Pork (Kalua). They are the home of the Ramen Burger and monthly AlohaFriday entertainment events. 1302 Austin Hwy | 210-474-6699 http://www.llhawaiianbbqsa.com $ THE BARBECUE STATION Authentic wood-smoked barbecue brisket, ribs, sausage and chicken. 1610 N.E. Loop 410 | 210-824-9191 barbecuestation.com $ - $$

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HOFBRAU & BEER GARDEN A beer garden and popular happy hour destination with hearty food. Offerings include German schnitzel, a chicken-fried rib-eye and brisket nachos. 7310 Jones Maltsberger | 210-290-8066 quarryhofbrau.com $ LA MADELEINE A quaint French country cafe serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with rustic interior stone fireplaces and quiet nooks where you can relax. Sip on a delicious cup of tea, enjoy buttery croissants, housemade pastries, French onion soup, beef bourguignon or chicken cordon bleu pasta. 4820 Broadway | 210-829-7291 lamadeleine.com $-$$ THE WINCHESTER PUB An English-style pub with a Texas twist offering a large selection of craft cocktails, 18 beers on tap, wine and Champagne, and a full menu for breakfast, brunch, lunch & dinner featuring fish & chips, cheese curds, French toast, brisket grilled cheese sandwiches, Scotch eggs, and a hearty burger. The atmosphere is cozy with a large wooden bar, dart boards, and lots of large screen TVs’ showcasing your favorite sports teams. They also specialize in Soccer Saturdays showing games from European leagues. 5148 Broadway | 210-721-7762 thewinchesterpub.com $-$$

HAMBURGERS BURGER FI Gourmet burgers and hot dogs made from all natural, never-frozen meat. Vegetarian burgers are available too, plus sides like hand-cut fresh fries, crispy onion rings and frozen custard. 1907 Nacogdoches Road | 210-858-4052 burgerfi.com $ CHEESY JANE’S Burgers, sliders, sandwiches, salads and sides plus shakes in many flavors. 4200 Broadway | 210-826-0800 cheesyjanes.com $ CHESTER’S HAMBURGERS Rustic casual environment with lots of beers on tap and a genuinely great hamburger. 1006 N.E. Loop 410 | 210-805-8600 chestershamburgers.com $ FRONTIER BURGER A San Antonio staple famous for charcoal grilled hamburgers with a special blend of spices and seasonings and bakeryfresh buns. They are also known for their ever- popular thin, crispy onion rings, hand-dipped ice cream milkshakes and handmade fruit pies. 838 N.E. Loop 410 | 210-932-8040 frontierburger.com $ ORDER UP A healthy take on your standard burger, fries and shakes with gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options. 999 E. Basse | 210-824-9600 orderup-sa.com $ ITALIAN CERRONI’S PURPLE GARLIC Homemade soups, fresh salads, handtossed pizzas and Stromboli’s along with favorites like eggplant parmigiana and spaghetti with homemade meatballs. 1017 Austin Highway | 210-822-2300 ceronispurplegarlic.com $$ PAESANOS An upscale landmark Italian restaurant with a large menu of classic and contemporary Italian dishes and an extensive wine list. 555 E. Basse | 210-828-5191 paesanositalianrestaurant.com $$ - $$$ PESTO RISTORANTE Soul satisfying traditional Italian cuisine with a twist. Build your own pasta. 5221 McCullough | 210-314-1072 pesto-ristorante.com $$ SORRENTO’S Specializing in traditional Italian cuisine with antipasti, seafood and pasta dishes. 5146 Broadway | 210-824-0055 sorrentopizzeria.com $$ MEXICAN ADELANTE Serving what they refer to as health-Mex. All natural light and fresh dishes with plenty of vegan and vegetarian choices. 21 Brees Blvd. | 210-822-7681 adelanterestaurant.com $ BETO’S A unique combination of Mexican street food and Latin American soul food. The fish tacos were voted best fish taco in San Antonio. 8142 Broadway | 210-930-9393 betosaltmex.com $


CAZADORES MEXICAN RESTAURANT Enjoy a wide variety of Tex-Mex food served in a friendly, comfortable seting. A favorite for locals. 927 Rittiman Road | 210-824-0175 taqueriacazadoressa.com $ CHELA’S TACOS Very authentic regional Mexican tacos. Offerings include cilantro chicken, carnitas Michoacan style, carne guisada, picadillo and shrimp tacos and many more. 5231 Broadway, #117 | 210-753-1040 chelas-tacos.com $ LA FONDA Casual dining in a relaxed setting, serving contemporary Mexican cuisine, thoughtfully executed. Open for lunch and dinner with a brunch on Sunday. 8633 Crownhill Blvd. | 210-824-4231 lafondaah.com $$ (P) MEXICO LINDO Delicious Mexican cuisine including a full assortment of appetizers, salads, soups, tacos, combination plates, hamburgers, tortas, and family orders of fajitas. 555 E. Basse Rd., Ste. 113 210-310-3767 $$ PALOMA BLANCA Dishes from the coastal regions of Mexico. Signature dishes include grilled snapper, ceviche, pozole, handmade flautas and tacos al pastor. 5800 Broadway, #300 | 210-822-6151 palomablanca.net $$ (P) SOLUNA COCINA MEXICANA Trendy upscale Mexican restaurant with a lively happy hour, impressive margaritas, Tex -Mex favorites and a colorful patio. 7959 Broadway, #204 | 210-930-8070 Solunasa.com $$-$$$ (P) TOMATILLO’S CANTINA Brightly colored decor, lively music and great food. They feature an extensive list of flavored margaritas, tableside flaming queso flameado, enchiladas, fish and shrimp tacos, sizzling fajitas and more. 3210 Broadway | 210-824-3005 tomatillos.com $$ TORCHY’S TACOS Elevated Mexican street food with lots of innovative tacos filled with unexpected ingredients like salmon, Jamaican jerk chicken and ahi tuna. 999 E. Basse, #183 | 210-824-1603 torchystacos.com $ PIZZA BRAZA BRAVA Pizzas made in Neapolitan style in a woodfired brick oven. 7959 Broadway | 210-320-2100 brazabravapizzeria.com $$ CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN Fresh and light California-inspired salads, soups, flatbreads and pizzas. 255 E. Basse | 210-424-2014 cpk.com $$ FLORIO’S PIZZA Delicious authentic New York-style pizza. 7701 Broadway | 210-805-8646 floriospizza.com $ - $$

JULIAN’S PIZZERIA A warm, family-friendly environment serving pizza and Italian staples like spaghetti and meatballs, baked rigatoni and lasagna. 6462 N. New Braunfels | 210-595-3405 julianspizzeria.com $$ VOLARE GOURMET PIZZA An intimate, family-friendly restaurant serving New York-style thin-crust pizza and other Italian standards. 5054 Broadway | 210-828-3354 volarepizza.com $ - $$ STEAKS THE BARN DOOR Family-owned steakhouse with Westernstyle decor, serving perfectly grilled steaks, delicious seafood and desserts. Ribeye’s, porterhouse and New York strip steaks, plus Chateaubriand, rack of lamb, Gulf Coast oysters and fresh salmon. They have a full bar and frequently offer fine live entertainment. 8400 N. New Braunfels | 210-824-0116 thebarndoorrestaurant.com $$ - $$$ (LV) FLEMING’S STEAKHOUSE High-end steakhouse serving prime aged beef, pork chops, North Atlantic lobster tails, Alaskan king crab legs, Chilean sea bass and other seafood specialties. 255 E. Basse, #200 | 210-824-9463 flemingssteakhouse.com $$$ RUTH’S CHRIS Upscale steakhouse that serves prime ribeye,New York strip and filet mignon steaks on sizzling plates. They also feature delicious lamb chops, shrimp, lobster, crab cakes and chicken entrees plus generous desserts. 7720 Jones Maltsberger | 210-821-5051 ruthschris.com $$$ COFFEE & DESSERTS COOKIE CAB Fresh baked warm cookies delivered to your door. Choose from favorites like chocolate chip, peanut butter, oatmeal raisin, sugar, and snickerdoodle. 1832 Nacogdoches Road | 210-848.9920 cookiecab.com $ LA PANADERíA Artisan bakery that bakes several varieties of fresh bread and pastries daily. They have a large, airy dining area and serve gourmet coffee, soup and sandwiches. 8305 Broadway | 210-375-6746 lapanaderia.com $ MENCHIE’S Non-fat/low-fat yogurts with fun toppings you add yourself. 999 E. Basse, Suite 177 | 210-824-1104 menchies.com $ NOTHING BUNDT CAKES Delicious Bundt cakes in flavors like lemon, carrot and white chocolate raspberry adorned with thick cream cheese frosting and decorated for any occasion. 5164 Broadway | 210-233-8430 nothingbundtcakes.com $$

GRIMALDI’S PIZZA Casual, Brooklyn-based pizzeria chain serving brick-oven pizzas and calzones. 330 E. Basse, #101 | 210-832-8288 grimaldispizzeria.com $$

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Baking From the Heart of Tradition BY MEREDITH KAY PHOTOGRAPHY BY AL RENDON

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s children living in Mexico City, Jose, and David Cáceres would walk through the streets of their neighborhood selling the freshly baked breads their mother had made. As Jose states, “the bread of our Mexican childhood was hypnotically delicious. The aromas of fresh bread floated out of every corner bakery.” The Cáceres brothers have held true to that memory, and in honor of their mother, Doña Josefina, a master baker, and true marketing maven, they now bake their family recipes at La Panadería, on Broadway, just inside Loop 410. La Panadería is an inviting space filled with intoxicating aromas of fresh bread, pastries, and Mexican sweet breads. They use the traditional baking techniques taught to them by their mother, and they are striving to create a new “pan cultura” in Texas. Their dough is long-cultured for forty-eight hours, and they never add any artificial yeast to speed up the production. Most industrialized bakeries use artificial yeast to speed ferment the dough in about forty-five minutes, which some have suggested has led to our gluten intolerance. Only the highest quality ancient grains and natural wheat is used at La Panadería, and you can taste the incredible difference in the bread with just one bite. La Panadería opened its doors in 2014 at the Broadway location, and today they have two more locations, downtown on Houston Street, and off I-10, near Fiesta Texas, across from The Rim. Each of their locations is intent on introducing residents and tourists to their traditional Mexican recipes and new culinary creations. The brothers began their San Antonio venture by selling their delicious breads and pastries at the Alamo Heights Farmer’s Market, held each weekend at the Quarry Market. They created quite a following, often selling out early each weekend, so the next, inevitable step was to open a brick-and-mortar bakery, and they have continued to succeed and grow since then. When the restaurant first opened, the menu consisted only of bakery items and three tortas. Today, La Panadería proudly features a full café menu, including a daily brunch menu, with delicious offerings like their Ranchero Eggs Benedict and their delectable Steak & Eggs breakfast. The restaurant still features several tortas, like the very popular La Panadería Club with grilled chicken, avocado, lettuce, and a secret seasoned sauce. They also serve salads and specialty dishes to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters for lunch and dinner. La Pandería is also very well known for their outstanding coffee drinks, the perfect complement to their delicious pan dulce, and their popular Tequila Almond Croissant. The restaurant also offers a beer and wine menu, and you can now come in for brunch with friends and family and enjoy their Mimosa Kit Special, a full bottle of champagne, and a carafe of orange juice to share with the table. La Panadería is spacious, having expanded in 2019, and taking over two retail spaces next door. The atmosphere is friendly, open, and warm with comfortable table and banquette seating

throughout. Jose greets guests as they enter. He handles guest experience, marketing, and front of house brand operations. David is in charge of the back of house, overseeing production, baking operations and menu development. Together, the Cáceres brothers are a mighty team, and their incredibly high employee retention history shows how much they care about their business. David says, “We have always tried to make strong connections with our employees, so that they feel like they are a part of the family. We also strive to make strong ties in our community. I believe that we have created a positive brand in San Antonio by connecting with the community in many different ways.” In October, the restaurant featured pink pan dulce and donated $1.00 from each pastry sold to the Alamo Breast Cancer Foundation, and by switching gears to react to the pandemic last year, they ramped up their take-out options, and offered “survival baskets” created with surplus stock and ingredients while the restaurant was shut down. Local residents could purchase baskets that included eggs, milk, bread, toilet paper and hand sanitizer. They were so successful that they would often sell out in less than 30 minutes after posting it on their website and social media pages. The brothers are really making a name for themselves in San Antonio. Their concept, along with their traditional baking methods are garnering attention as the culinary scene in our city explodes. Recently, David was named as one of only six chefs in San Antonio to become a Chef Ambassador for the city. San Antonio is honored to be selected as one of only two cities in the United States to be recognized as a Creative City of Gastronomy by the United States Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. This is a huge international honor that will bring visitors from all over the world to taste the flavors of San Antonio. La Panadería is open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and they will once again feature their incredibly popular Thanksgiving pies this month. The online ordering system will open up a few weeks before Thanksgiving. Whether you are already a loyal regular of La Panadería, or you have yet to taste the difference traditional baking methods and non-processed baking ingredients can make, you will always find something new and delicious to discover.

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Police Blotter AHPD CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS DIVISION 6116 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 822-2164 FAX (210) 822-7111 OBSTRUCTING HIGHWAY, EVADING ARREST An officer observed a male subject intentionally standing in front of a vehicle attempting to travel on a public roadway; officers attempted to contact the subject who ignored requests to stop by walking away and changing directions when approached; the subject was eventually taken into custody after hindering other vehicles on the roadway. 10/10/21 4900 blk Broadway NARCOTICS VIOLATION, WANTED PERSON Officers investigating a minor accident discovered one of the drivers had an active arrest warrant issued by Bexar County for telephone harassment; during a post-arrest search, the driver was found to be in possession of THC oil (marijuana derivative) and methamphetamines. 10/09/21 5400 blk Broadway

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ASSAULT, FAMILY VIOLENCE / DATING Officers responding to a report of a domestic violence contacted a male victim who had multiple visible injuries; the victim reported his girlfriend became upset at a comment he made and began attacking her with her hands; the girlfriend departed prior to officers arrival; case to be filed at large against the girlfriend. 10/04/21 400 blk Circle INDECENT EXPOSURE, NARCOTICS VIOLATION A male subject was observed on surveillance camera in the City Hall courtyard with his pants pulled down to his ankles; responding officers contacted the subject nude from the waist down and watching pornographic videos on his phone; after the subject was taken into custody, it was discovered he was in possession of methamphetamine. 10/02/21 6100 blk Broadway WANTED PERSON Bicyclist stopped for operating a bicycle on a roadway without lights during darkness; further investigation discovered the subject had an outstanding arrest warrant issued by Bexar County for Criminal Mischief. 10/01/21 100 blk Poco DWI / ENHANCED Driver stopped for driving across multiple lanes of traffic and striking a curb; investigation determined the driver was under the influence of alcohol and impaired; enhanced charges were filed due to the driver having a blood alcohol content over 0.15. 09/29/21 5700 blk Broadway

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