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Petbar is truly a spa for pets, offering washing and grooming services that will make your fur baby feel like royalty! From “party rooms” where your pet can wait comfortably to specialty shampoos and conditioners, Petbar has it all.

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Meet Your Neighbors

Chris and Melissa Mireles are both Texas A&M graduates who have loved raising their daughter Mallory and son Mitchell in Alamo Heights. Running into friends while visiting shops and restaurants in the neighborhood makes living in ‘09 even better!

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Eat in ‘09

Welcome to the new owners of B.O.S.S. Bagels, Erik and Katie Yeargan! This couple was destined for one another and destined to keep the magic at this neighborhood favorite!

About The Cover January 2023

We can’t stop time from passing, but with a gorgeous watch like the one on our cover from Exclusive Timepieces Luxury Watches, we will definitely enjoy checking it! If you’re in the market for a unique, new, or pre-owned luxury watch, be sure to visit this beautiful showroom on the corner of Broadway and Sunset.

Let this month’s cover remind you to take time to enjoy some of the local shops and restaurants around ‘09 with family and friends. If you’re looking for someplace new, read on! We have a lot of ideas for you.

Wishing you a healthy and prosperous New Year!

8 In the Loop 18 On the Market 20 Hometown Hero 22 School News 26 Church Directory 28 Calendar 30 ‘09 Eats 34 Police Blotter 36 Vintage View CONTENTS FEATURES DEPARTMENTS 16 32 14 JANUARY 2023 magazine 782 09
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OAK PARK NORTHWOOD NEIGHBORS COMPETE OVER HOLIDAY YARD DECORATIONS

Several Oak Park Northwood neighbors entered the 2022 Holiday Yard Decorating contest, vying for bragging rights and prizes, including a $100 gift certificate to H-E-B for the winner, a $50 H-E-B gift certificate for second place, and a $25 H-E-B gift certificate for third place.

Judges eyeballed entries the week of December 19. The call for entries included Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa yard decorations.

The winning home, Christmas Cheer 2022, is in the 500 block of Country Lane.

The second place home, Candy Land Christmas, is on Camellia Place off of N. New Braunfels.

The third place home, Santa Claus is Coming To Town, is in the 2000 block of E. Lawndale.

Judges based their decision on overall appearance, originality, and design creativity.

“Our neighborhood goes all out decorating their yards, trees, and porches for Fiesta and Halloween,” said Gina Eisenberg, President of the Oak Park Northwood Neighborhood. “So, the neighborhood board thought it would be fun to hold a Holiday Yard Decorating contest for bragging rights of the OPNNA.”

Eisenberg, who happens to be my wife, said she expects dozens more neighbors will enter next year’s competition.

From top to bottom is 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

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THEY’RE EVERYWHERE

Urgent Care and free-standing emergency clinics are opening everywhere, or so it seems.

The latest are an Urgent Care 24/7 and Dental Care 24/7 duo at 1206 Nacogdoches at Broadway and Next Level Urgent Care a block away, next to the Walgreen’s at 7407 Broadway, in space previously occupied by WellMed Medical Management.

More than 13 urgent care and 4 free-standing emergency rooms are within a three-mile radius of Basse, Nacogdoches, and Broadway. My observation, they’re like nail salons, one on nearly every corner and a few in between.

Just a few years ago, it was only Texas Med Clinics scattered around town.

NEIGHBORS CHEER TRASH REMOVAL

Following an eviction from a home at 603 Northridge Dr. at Haskin Dr., neighbors complained about the trash left in the yard, including furniture, clothing, and refuse piled high in the driveway and across the front yard.

Their complaints were heard, and the yard and driveway are now cleared. Plus, repairs apparently are being made to the structure, which had been left in disrepair by the previous residents. The 1,700 sq ft home was built in the late 1950s.

One neighbor, who asked to remain anonymous, told me she believed calls to the city’s code compliance and District 10 councilman’s office led to the cleanup. “It is nice to know our concerns were listened to and acted upon. It’s just a shame it took an uproar from the community to get the property cleaned up,” she added.

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THE SOUNDS OF BLUES & JAZZ COME TO BROADWAY ST.

Blues on Broadway, a new music venue, recently opened its doors at 8313 Broadway 78209. The site, adjacent to La Panadería Bakery, previously housed a short-lived sports bar.

On its website, the venue states, “Welcome to Blues On Broadway, brought to you by Anthem Entertainment. We are a live rock and blues music venue on the Broadway strip. Enjoy our dance floor, clean facilities, big screen TVs, and tapas with a great selection of wines, spirits, cold cocktails & beer.”

Regularly scheduled events include Open Night Band Jam on Wednesdays.

Blues on Broadway is open on:

Monday - Thursday 4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Friday - Saturday 4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. Closed on Sundays.

For more information and a rundown on scheduled performers, call (210) 367-3175, email BluesonBroadway210@gmail.com, or visit its Facebook page @BluesOnBroadwaySA

NEW EYE DOCTOR JOINS TEAM

Joining the Oculus Eyewear team in October of 2022, CJ Dale, O.D. provides tailored, medically-based full-scope optometric care in a modern yet intimate setting. At the Oculus Showroom, located in the heart of Alamo Heights, we focus on providing our clients with comprehensive care and the highest service standards. Eye exams can often feel like a cursory step toward getting a pair of glasses, but thoughtful care requires much more than creating a prescription. Our exams are always comprehensive, and early detection and prevention are at the forefront of our philosophy. Our facilities are equipped with the latest digital examination and diagnostic equipment that enable us to view and capture images of your eyes from front to back — capabilities typically found only in the hospital and surgical settings. Dr. Dale also works with every client to evaluate contact lens options most suitable for your vision needs. As a preferred provider’s office, we also have exclusive promotional rebates we can offer our clients on purchases of contact lens supplies that can help reduce prices by up to $300.

You can schedule your next eye exam with Dr. Dale online at oculuseyegallery.com or call our Alamo Heights showroom at (512) 396-1500.

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Petbar 14 78209magazine.com Your Local Dog Grooming & Dog Washing in Alamo Heights

Keep Those Puppies Clean

According to research, over 70% of U.S. households own a pet, and pet owners spend over $1,000 a year, on average, on their pets. So, when Marc Hildebrand was looking for a franchise opportunity, finding something that would make the lives of pet owners a little easier was a very attractive idea. Marc and his business partner, Cyndi Flores, worked together at USAA for over 20 years, and they had always kicked around the idea of going into business together because they noticed a strong synergy whenever they worked together on projects.

When the pandemic hit, forcing most employees to work from home, the idea of finding something different led Marc to get serious with his franchise research and business model analysis. He came across a franchise opportunity that had started in Dallas, and he reached out to Cyndi, who loved the idea of opening a pet spa. Marc says, “Cyndi and I have different strengths, and we complement each other’s talents in a cohesive way that just works.”

Petbar, in Alamo Heights, is currently the only San Antonio franchise location. The spa offers pet washing and grooming services for dogs and, sometimes, cats. This is a modern, open-concept pet spa featuring self-service pet washing stations, full-service pet washing appointments, as well as professional full-service pet grooming. Marc and Cyndi wanted to have a place where pets are treated like royalty, and they have several “party rooms” where your pet can wait comfortably in a spacious, individual playroom for their scheduled appointment.

Cyndi states, “When you take your dog to the groomer, it will more than likely be kept in a small kennel or cage most of the day until the groomer can fit the dog in. It can be very stressful for a pup to stay kenneled all day, especially if that is not something the dog is used to. We wanted to avoid this because we wouldn’t want our own dogs to be treated this way.”

The goal at Petbar is to get each pet serviced as quickly as possible so that your four-legged baby can be returned to you quickly, happier, and cleaner. The layout at Petbar is one of total transparency so that owners can always see their pet while it is being serviced. They have open pet washing bays and doorless grooming stations, and they offer everything you could need to get your pet washed thoroughly and safely, and the best part is that there is no cleanup.

Each of their multiple pet washing stations offers four different treatment options depending on your pet’s needs. There is a tearless shampoo for the sensitive types, a color-enhancing shampoo for those that are prone to fur staining, a “dirty dog” shampoo for the more “rough and tumble” breeds, as well as a gentle conditioner for longer-haired pups. Petbar also offers specialty treatments that can be used if your curious pup

decides to tango with a skunk, and each wash station has a unique system that perfectly mixes the right amounts of soap and water to produce the cleanest canine possible.

The business operates on a pay-per-visit or membership option, which offers members four full-service baths per month and unlimited self-service baths and brushing for one low monthly price, and it is based on the size of the dog. It’s a great plan for anyone who likes to wash their dog(s) at least once a month, and memberships provide ongoing discounts on other products and services as well.

Marc and Cyndi, who ironically both have dogs named Bowie, have created a warm and welcoming environment at Petbar, and they hold events throughout the year where you can bring your pup in for seasonal photo shoots. The partners love being a part of the Alamo Heights community and give back by offering discounts for fosters and rescue groups throughout the year. Petbar is open for tours during business hours, and there is even an outdoor area with artificial turf for those necessary potty breaks.

Petbar

5231 Broadway, Suite #121 (@ Kennedy) | (210) 845-0209 | petbarinc.com/location/san-antonio-alamo-heights Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. | Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Closed on Sundays

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Chris, Melissa, Mitchell & Mallory

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Life for the Mireles Family is Grand on Grandview

Sometimes life is all about timing, and it was perfect timing when Chris and Melissa Mireles met each other while they were both students at Texas A&M University. Both of them were born and raised in San Antonio, and they even attended Churchill High School at the same time but, ironically, did not connect until they were both in college.

Melissa received her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Texas A&M and then went on to receive her master’s degree in Counseling at Sam Houston State University. Chris received his bachelor’s degree in Sports Management from Texas A&M and took a position working for the Tennis Industry Association before moving into a position with an advertising agency in 2006. Melissa began her career as a school counselor, and together the couple had two children while living in Hilton Head, South Carolina, after living in the Washington, D.C., area for several years.

Mallory (19) graduated from Alamo Heights High School in 2021, where she was a defender on the soccer team, and she is currently a sophomore at DePaul University in Chicago studying Neuroscience and Mathematics. Mitchell (14) is currently a freshman at Alamo Heights High School and plays on the J.V. tennis team.

The family returned to their roots, moving back to San Antonio in 2011 to be closer to family and so that Chris could start an advertising and public relations firm with his brother, Ken. The agency, Public Alliance, is a full-service advertising and public relations firm working with clients from several different industries. Chris serves as the agency’s Creative Director, and he is also in charge of operations and business development.

Melissa spent several years working for the U.T. Health Science Center as development director for the School of Nursing, but she most recently made a career change and now serves as the Director of Marketing & Development for Clarity Child Guidance Center – the only nonprofit in South Texas serving children with mental health conditions.

“This new position has allowed me to come full circle in the field of mental health; I am very dedicated to Clarity’s mission of helping our youngest community residents in crisis, regardless of their ability to pay.”

The family recently moved into their home on Grandview Place a little over two years ago, and they have completely renovated the home, uncovering original walls that serve as a focal point to their beautiful dining room. The multi-level home is very modern and cozy and is under the command of their adorable but droopy basset hound named Scout.

The Mireles’ spent the holidays together in Playa del Carmen, near Cancun, and they love their neighborhood and the proximity to downtown. The couple loves having the ability to walk to local shops and restaurants and the overall friendly vibe of the area neighborhoods. Melissa says, “Everywhere you go, you run into people you know. Everyone is always so friendly and welcoming, and it’s easy to build lifelong friendships when you’ve grown up in the same schools. It’s a great place to raise a family.”

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November 2022 Home Sales

Total Sales - 28 Average Price - $612,471 | Median Price - $589,000 DOM - 62

78209 in Alamo Heights ISD: Total Sales - 17 Average Price - $708,746 | Median Price - $705,000 DOM - 57

78209 in North East ISD: Total Sales - 10 Average Price - $468,550 | Median Price - $417,000 DOM - 70

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Photo Caption: (three men on the football field)

U.S. Air Force Gen. Robin Rand (right), commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, receives a “hero’s welcome” from the fans of Texas A&M at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas, Nov. 19, 2016. The general was joined by U.S. Air Force Captains Jeffrey Antal (class of 2006) and Eric Bruton (class of 2008), both are Dyess B-1B Lancer aircrew members and Texas A&M alumni. Rand was invited by the university to serve as the reviewing official for the A&M Corps of Cadets Pass and Review prior to the Texas A&M versus University of Texas San Antonio football game. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Austin Mayfield)

For Maj. Jeff Antal, It’s All About Family and Flying

When it absolutely positively has to be there overnight, chances are 78209 resident Major Jeff Antal will fly it there.

Antal, 37, was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. He has two older brothers, both of whom served in the military – one in the Army and the other in the Air Force. His dad was an engineer with Boeing.

From high school, Antal attended Texas A&M University, where he was a member of the Corps. Following graduation in 2009, he was commissioned a Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force. He went to pilot training at Laughlin Air Force Base in Del Rio, Texas, the largest pilot training facility in the United States Air Force.

Antal’s brother flew C-17s, transport planes. But he wasn’t sure what he wanted to fly. He just knew he wanted to be a pilot. And he did just that, flying B-1 bombers all over the world, including missions in S. Korea, the S. China Sea, Australia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and elsewhere. He also was deployed to Guam and the Middle East.

But before the B-1, he was a pilot instructor on the T-6 from 2012 to 2015. In 2015, he transitioned to the B-1 bomber, the supersonic variable-sweep wing, heavy bomber.

Along the way, “I met my wife-to-be, Pamela, during pilot training. We were at Cowboy’s Dance Hall. We got engaged right before my graduation from pilot training.” They married in 2012. They have three children – two boys and a girl.

The family moved to San Antonio in 2019 when Antal was assigned to Randolph Air Force Base as a T-38 instructor. The T-38 is a two-seat, twinjet supersonic jet trainer.

He recently transitioned into the Air Force Reserves. He currently flies T-38s out of heavy maintenance to test their airworthiness. He is half-time with the Air Force and also flies the Airbus A300 for Federal Express out of Memphis, Tennessee, the FedEx headquarter city.

When he’s not up in the sky, Antal enjoys woodworking and puttering around his house in 78209, where he and his wife live.

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THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS OF ‘09

OUTSTANDING AHISD EDUCATORS HONORED

Two outstanding AHISD teachers were awarded state teaching honors from Humanities Texas.

Lisa Barry, a 5th grade teacher at Woodridge ES, won the Julius Glickman Educational Leadership Award. Jan Takac, an AP history teacher at AHHS, won an Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award.

Both educators were formally presented their awards in December by State Senator Donna Campbell and representatives from Humanities Texas. The awards include $5,000 for each award winner and $1,000 for humanities instructional materials for each school.

Humanities Texas was founded in 1973 as the state affiliate for the National Endowment for the Humanities. Teachers of English and language arts, foreign languages, history, and social studies are eligible for the awards.

Fifteen educators were recognized this year, and AHISD was the only district with more than one award winner.

Thank you for attending Greater Heights Night 2022!

There’s truly no place like AHISD, and that’s because of YOU, our community.

Together, we raised a record-breaking $972,000!

Thank you for helping us support our children, back our teachers, and fund our schools!

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GREATER HEIGHTS NIGHT 2022!

KINDER REGISTRATION OPENS JANUARY 17

Kindergarten registration for the 2023-24 school year opens on January 17, 2023.

In order to attend kindergarten at Howard Early Childhood Center, children must be five years old on or before September 1, 2023.

Visit the Howard website at howard.ahisd.net to begin the online registration process. Registration is not considered complete until all documents have been received and verified by the Howard office.

To introduce parents and children to the school, Howard is hosting Kinder Preview events beginning in January. While parents meet with school leaders, children will spend 30 minutes in a kindergarten classroom.

Kinder Preview Dates for 2023: January 31 February 9 and 28 March 21 April 13 and 25

All preview events begin at 9:30 a.m., and registration for each preview closes one week before or when the preview has reached the maximum number of registrants, which is 40 per session. Reserve your spot for Kinder Preview at howard.ahisd.net

Howard is located at 7800 Broadway.

Contact registrar Teresa Rodriguez at heccenrollment@ahisd.net with any questions.

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2023 Spring Calendar

Important dates:

AHISD

Spring Semester Student Holidays:

January 16 February 20 March 13-17, 20 April 7, 28

Last day of school: May 24

Graduation: May 24

NEISD

Spring Semester Student Holidays: January 16 February 20 March 13-17 April 7, 28

Last day of school: May 26

Mac Arthur High School

MacArthur High School Graduation: May 29

Saint Mary’s Hall

Spring Semester Student Holidays:

January 16 February 20, 21 March 13-17 April 7, 28

Last day of school: Forms 6 & 7 and Upper School: May 23

Form 8 and Lower School: May 24

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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: Wednesday 11:00am, 6:00pm Sunday 7:30am, 9am, 11:00am, 5:00pm

CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH

6720 Broadway St. San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 822-3394 clcah.org Services: Sunday 8:30am and 10:30am

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 CHURCH ALAMO HEIGHTS 1540 Nacogdoches San Antonio, TX 78209 northrocksa.com Services: Sunday mornings at 10am, 11:30am PEARL STREET CHURCH 400 Pearl Parkway San Antonio, TX 78215 (210) 504-8897 Services: 9:00am, 10:30am,12pm, 1:30pm

ST. ANTHONY DE PADUA CATHOLIC CHURCH 102 Lorenz Road San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 824-1743 stanthonydepadua.org Services: Monday thru Friday 9am, Saturday 5pm Sunday 7:00am, 8:30am (Spanish), 10:30am, 12:30pm

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 slecsa.org - (210) 828-6425 Services: Sunday 8am, 9am, 11am and 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 - 4:30pm Sunday - 8:00am, 10:15am, 12:00 pm, 1:30pm (Sp), 5:00pm Daily Masses: Monday - 6:30pm Tuesday-Friday - 8:15am

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

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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Fun Things To Do In and Around

ELENA VILLALÓN,

SOPRANO

Tuesday Musical Club January 31 | 2:00 p.m.

Cuban American soprano Elena Villalón is currently a third-year studio artist with Houston Grand Opera. A Grand Finals winner of the 2019 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, she most recently took home several prizes in the Hans Gabor Belvedere Competition, including 2nd Prize, Audience Prize, CS Prize, and the Wil Keune Prize.

All concerts occur on Tuesdays at 2 p.m. for 90 minutes to two hours, with a short intermission, in Laurel Heights United Methodist Church, 227 W. Woodlawn Avenue.

Accessible seating is available; there is complimentary parking. Seating is first come-first served.

SAN ANTONIO MONSTER JAM® Alamodome

January 21-22

This. Is. Monster Jam™! The most unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable motorsports experience for families and fans in the world today returns to San Antonio for an adrenaline-charged weekend at the Alamodome from January 21-22, 2023. At Monster Jam®, world champion athletes and their 12,000-pound monster trucks tear up the dirt in wideopen competitions of speed and skill.

Tickets and Pit Passes will be available for purchase online at Ticketmaster.com or in-person at the venue box office.

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THE ART OF COLOR

The McNay On Exhibit Through June 4th

The Art of Color presents a cross section of artwork from the McNay’s Collection organized by color. Through three galleries, explore works of art with warm, monochromatic, and cool colors. This installation encourages close looking and serves as an introduction to the variety of objects in the McNay’s Collection.

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ADULT ART CLASS: PAINTING WITH TONY PRO

AnArte Gallery & Studio

January 11 and 12 | 4:00 - 7:30 p.m.

AnArte Gallery is thrilled to introduce adult art classes! Classes will be orchestrated by talented and professional AnArte artists that you know and love!

All materials are included for each class. You may get paint on your clothes/shoes, so dress accordingly. Champagne, vino, and lite bites will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your drink of choice, as well as dinner!

Please email anartegallery@me.com your registration form to reserve your spot. Space is limited!

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TOYS: THE WAY WE PLAY

The Witte Museum

On Exhibit Through April 2nd

Take a walk down memory lane and play along the way. In Toys: The Way We Play, relive cherished memories from your childhood with retro toys—such as Cabbage Patch Kids, G.I. Joe, Teddy Ruxpin, Kewpie dolls, Care Bears, Star Wars, Transformers and more—alongside early San Antonio Botanical Garden

This Picture Your World workshop is for youth ages 8-18. The program includes cameras to borrow for those participants needing one, professional instruction, and a guided hike with a Master Naturalist. Workshop provided by Green Spaces Alliance of South Texas. Registration is required. sabot.org

January 15 | 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
JANUARY 2023 29 5231 Broadway Suite 121 | Alamo Heights TX 78209 (210) 845-0209 | petbarAH.com Our full-service bathing packages and membership plans are perfect to keep your dog clean and happy. Visit us online or call today to learn more. Grooming - Full Service Bathing - Self Serve Wash January 14 - National Dress Up Your Pet Day January 29 - Seeing-Eye Guide Dog Anniversary

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El Catrin

This month’s best bet is brought to you by El Catrin! Delicious shrimp in lime juice in a roasted chile de Arbol sauce seasoned with lime juice, salt, sliced cucumbers, and red onions.

Enjoy!

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Theory Coffee Company

Theory Coffee is San Antonio’s first specialty mobile coffee trailer. Serving up small batch coffee roasted in Austin by WildGift Coffee Roasters, Mill-King dairy products from McGregor, Texas, and baked goods from Bakery Lorraine. Run by a long-haired hippy that has over 26 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Mark Vollmer and his talented crew will serve you the best cup with the speediest, friendliest service in town.

2347 Nacogdoches Rd. | (210) 570-4407 theorycoffeeco.com

Berry To Bean Coffee House

To a sip then a smile; we will deliver a refreshing consumer experience within the beverage commodity industry that is satisfying to the last drop. Berry to Bean is synonymous with quality, quickness, and comfort. Our goal is to quickly become the go-to destination for your favorite cup of joe or delicious all-natural juices and smoothies.

3900 Broadway | (210) 549-2222 berrytobean.com

CommonWealth Coffeehouse & Bakery

CommonWealth is an uncommon coffeehouse in San Antonio.

Dedicated to serving the best cup of coffee for our community, our passion centers on perfecting the art and science of brewing the finest beans for an unmatched experience. Let us fill your belly and warm your heart. Come and visit – your taste buds will thank you!

118 Davis Ct. | (210) 560-2955 commonwealthcoffeehouse.com

Revolución Coffee + Juice

Revolucion Coffee + Juice provides an alternative to traditional coffee shops. We are a plant-forward coffee and juice shop with locations in San Antonio and Houston. We offer coffee + cold pressed juice, homemade nut milks, acai/pitaya bowls and other healthy food options that are made fresh daily in-house!

7959 Broadway #500 | (210) 701-0725 revolucionsa.com

Gurubrew Coffee Co.

Alkaline brewed, mint infused premium cold brew coffee. Brewing the smoothest cold brew in South Texas.

7718 Broadway #201 | (210) 745-7332 gurucoldbrew.com

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Next to the Witte @ 4025 Broadway

Coffee & Treats

PRESS Coffee

Enjoy the best coffee roasts, and tea selections Texas offers and beyond! Set in a very unique, industrial greenhouse; whether you’re studying, having a business meeting, or just time to catch up with friends, you won’t be disappointed!

4035 Broadway | (210) 602-6590 presscoffee2go.com

WFM

Coffee Bar

A full-service coffee shop, brewing a variety of roasts and creating drinks made to order.

255 E Basse Rd., #130 (210) 826-4676

Dutch Bros Coffee

Dutch Bros Coffee is a fun-loving company serving coffee, Rebel energy drinks, cold brew, frozen drinks, tea, and sodas. Dutch Bros also gives back to organizations near its communities by donating to both local and national nonprofits throughout the year.

1255 Austin Hwy. | (541) 955-4700 menu.dutchbros.com

Laika

Cheesecake & Espresso

Welcome To Laika Cheesecakes & Espresso. New Year, same natural ingredients! Treat everyone to one of the best cheesecakes in Texas and pair it with a beautiful espresso. We are a specialty bakery focusing on gourmet cheesecakes and handcrafted coffee drinks.

4718 Broadway | (210) 462-6981 laikacheesecakes.com

Moe Jo’s

Coffee truck with a fusion of Latin American & Italian old-world charm.

4200 Broadway | (210) 328-5993

Bird Bakery

BIRD bakery, where everything we make is baked on-site, from scratch, each and every day. We use only the finest ingredients. At the end of each day, all remaining cupcakes and treats are given to local non-profits and philanthropies, and we begin baking again the very next morning. We would never sell “day old” or discounted products and guarantee that, as our guest, you are enjoying the freshest delights! Enjoy!

5912 Broadway | (210) 804-2473 birdBakery.com

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B.O.S.S. Bagels

Bagels Baked with Love and Tradition

Even if you don’t believe in fate, the story of Erik and Katie Yeargan and how they became the owners of B.O.S.S. Bagel will definitely make you believe in serendipity.

Erik is a fourth-generation Texan, born in Beaumont. He received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from Duke University and studied Comparative Law at McGill University, ultimately earning his law degree at Seattle University. He spent most of his adult life in Montréal and has three sons. He is passionate about his role as a small business consultant and implementer with EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System), where he says that he “helps entrepreneurs love life again.”

Katie is a native of Northern California and grew up in the family business. Her mother and stepfather owned one of the very first Supercuts franchises in the Bay Area, and she grew up learning the processes of how a franchise works. She earned her degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences at Cal State Chico and eventually found herself working back in the franchise world, running the corporate operations for Supercuts and then overseeing franchise stores for Great Clips. Katie has two grown daughters who still live in California.

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Both Erik and Katie had made huge changes in their lives when fate found them both moving to Georgetown, Texas. Erik moved back from Montréal with his 11-year-old son at the time to be closer to his family, and Katie made the move to open a new concept for the Sport Clips brand. The couple met online, agreed to meet for dinner, and they hit it off immediately. They were married in 2018, and when the pandemic hit, they both did some brainstorming and some soul searching and discovered that they both wanted to find a business that they could work together, combining each of their unique skill sets, ultimately creating a family business that they could leave to their kids.

The couple did a lot of research and were introduced to Brannon and Christie Soileau, who owned B.O.S.S. (Bagels on Southern Soil) Bagel in San Antonio. The dynamic couple had built a successful business model, expanding their little neighborhood bagel shop into a thriving airport concessionaire as well, but family issues had forced them to change their life plan, and they were looking for the perfect people to buy the restaurant and keep the concept going.

For Erik, walking into B.O.S.S. Bagel for the first time and seeing a painting of St-Viateur Bagel Shop sealed the deal. St-Viateur is a very well-known bagel shop in Montréal, and two of Erik’s sons had worked there when they were in school, so Erik knew that B.O.S.S. Bagel was making bagels in the authentic, wood-fired manner that he was familiar with and loved. Katie immediately felt the love and the magic that were evident the minute she walked into the restaurant. She says, “The space is so warm and inviting, and you can feel that everyone working here loves what they do and that they feel they are a part of something special. We wanted to maintain that magic.”

B.O.S.S. Bagels bakes their bagels in wood-fired ovens on hand-made baking planks, and when those planks come to the end of their useful lives, they are added to the “plank wall” in the restaurant. It’s like they are honoring their service to the bagels by keeping them around, and it makes for a unique decorative feature. The restaurant bakes many different bagel flavors, including seasonal and specialty bagels created by their talented bagel chefs. They also feature 18 different shmears, or cream cheese blends, to compliment your favorite bagel. There are 14 signature flavors and four rotating, seasonal schmears on display. In fact, the schmear display case almost looks like something you would find in a gelato shop, and it is so attractive that you’ll want to come back again and again to try all of the delicious combinations.

The restaurant also has an impressive menu featuring different specialty bagel sandwiches. Their Hangover Cure will satisfy the most vicious morningafter hunger and features a smoked bacon and red onion bagel loaded with scrambled eggs, country ham, cheddar cheese, and a baked potato schmear. Keeping it local, B.O.S.S. Bagel has also partnered with Texas Grounds Coffee Company, out of Helotes, to bring bagel lovers the perfect coffee concoction blended by their in-house baristas.

Erik and Katie are very proud of their community bagel shop, and they have big plans for the B.O.S.S. Bagel concept. They both agree that Katie’s strengths lie in managing their people and treating them like family while also overseeing the operations and the business processes that have allowed them to seamlessly take over the successful restaurant. Erik is the visionary and thinker of big ideas. Theirs is a match meant to be, and they go together perfectly, like…well, bagels and cream cheese.

B.O.S.S. Bagel

6458 N. New Braunfels (in the Sunset Ridge Shopping Center) (210) 504-4888 | bossbagel.com

Tuesday - Friday 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. | Saturday - Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Police Blotter

AHPD CRIMINAL

INVESTIGATIONS DIVISION

6116 Broadway San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 822-2164

Violation of Protective Order

Parent under a protective order arrived to check a student out of school which the protective order prohibited; parent was taken into custody and transported to jail. 12/6/2022 100 St. Lukes Lane

Wanted Person

Driver contacted for a traffic violation was found to have an invalid driver’s license; further investigation discovered an active arrest warrant issued by Bexar County for Evading Arrest. 12/6/2022 600 blk. Austin Hwy.

DWI

Driver stopped for 67 mph in a 30 mph zone was found to be under the influence of alcohol and impaired. 11/11/2022 6900 blk. Broadway

Unlawfully Carry Weapon and Narcotics

Male subject involved in a reported disturbance was found to have an active arrest warrant issued by Travis County for Aggravated Sexual Assault w/ Child, tablets disguised as candy, marijuana and related paraphernalia showing evidence of being used to ingest marijuana; also discovered was a loaded semi-auto pistol and additional high-capacity loaded magazines. 11/8/2022 4900 blk. Broadway

Wanted Person

Male subject involved in a reported disturbance was found to have an active arrest warrant issued by Travis County for Aggravated Sexual Assault w/ Child. 11/08/2022 100 blk. Arcadia

Theft

Large floor fan stolen from outside a premises during overnight hours. 11/7/2022

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