Tag Archives: PhilHardberger

[Events] Landa Gardens Month: free family events Saturday mornings in May 2014

My kids and I love to hang out at the Landa Library in Monte Vista. The library used to be a stately home, and now the grounds are beautifully landscaped with a playground and a community garden. I love our city parks, and … Continue reading

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[Gallery] Holiday lights and landmarks on the San Antonio Riverwalk

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Yesterday, I grabbed my kids, our friends and their out-of-town relative, and my pocket camera, and set out to enjoy the holiday lights along the San Antonio Riverwalk. Go be a tourist in your own city and enjoy this unique San … Continue reading

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“I like what I’m seeing” says Ken Mercer after BASIS and Great Hearts charter interviews

Comments on BASIS and Great Hearts charter interviews: “In terms of finance and governance and curriculum, I like what I’m seeing,” said Ken Mercer, R-San Antonio, chairman of the board’s committee on school initiatives. Michael Soto, D-San Antonio, said he won’t … Continue reading

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Choose to Succeed and its supporters

A group of supporters gathered on October 17 in the Coates Chapel at the Southwest School of Art to launch Choose to Succeed, a movement to dramatically expand the community of high performing charter schools in San Antonio by growing the … Continue reading

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“The most daring charter school gambler in Texas”

An opinion editorial that appeared in Houston earlier this month lays out the possibilities for the Choose to Succeed movement: As chairman of the Brackenridge Foundation, a small philanthropy focused on education, Victoria Rico is trying to persuade donors to pool … Continue reading

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Main Plaza Farmers’ Market, a family-friendly space

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One of the great pleasures of living near downtown San Antonio is being just a short trip away from unique places like Main Plaza. On Tuesday, my daughter and I went to check out the weekly farmers’ market. We parked in … Continue reading

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