Corazón opens new downtown day center for homeless residents

Originally published in San Antonio Report A downtown hub for homeless residents created during the lockdown days of the COVID-19 pandemic has a new, permanent home. Corazón Day Center & Resource Hub opened its doors Monday at 504 Avenue E on the campus of Grace Lutheran church. Visitors will have access to a number of […]

Area LGBTQ youth find validation, new ‘besties’ at Family Pride Night

Originally published in San Antonio Report Dressed in ripped jeans, checkered Vans sneakers, and a My Hero Academia anime T-shirt, 12-year-oldMilo Rodriguez wore a bisexual pride flag around his neck and a trans pride button on his shirt. His mom and stepfather brought him to an event Tuesday that was designed for children like him. […]

Centro CEO to lead task force on future of UTSA site at Hemisfair

Originally published in San Antonio Business-Journal One of the Alamo City leaders tapped by UTSA to help navigate that ITC Centennial 2068 plan is Centro San Antonio CEO Matt Brown, who will head its Facility and Land Use Stewardship Task Force along with the university’s chief financial officer and senior vice president for business affairs, Veronica Salazar […]

#Instagramable locations to snap cute pictures in San Antonio

Originally published in KENS5 It’s almost summer time which means it’s time to put on your best sandals, your cutest outfit and take pictures. Except, where should you go?  If you are in downtown San Antonio and need the colorful aesthetic, Peacock Alley could be a good place to start.  READ MORE

Staycation in San Antonio

Welcome to Summer in San Antonio! If Spring Break and Fiesta are any indication, people are heading back downtown to celebrate and connect. We reached out to our friends in the local hospitality industry to learn about what promotions people can use for their staycations. Here are a few we’d like to share…  Staycation Packages  Things […]

Centro San Antonio is hosting summer ‘activation’ series at Peacock Alley

Originally published in KSAT12 This summer one of the most “Instagram worthy” spots in San Antonio is going to be home to a series of events for locals, according to officials with Centro San Antonio. Peacock Alley, located between 110 and 118 Broadway near historic Houston Street is a well-known spot for locals and is […]

10 questions with Liz Burt about keeping downtown San Antonio fun

Originally published in MySA Her job is all about energizing downtown San Antonio with fun, but Liz Burt doesn’t play around when it comes to championing for her city.   As Centro San Antonio’s Director of Urban Activation + Play, Burt is in charge of connecting the downtown area to engaging and innovative experiences. Some of […]

‘The Last Parade’ mural honors indigenous cultures, underground artists

Originally published in the San Antonio Heron “The Last Parade” by muralist Rudy Herrera is the latest downtown public art project to be completed as part of Centro San Antonio’s “Art Everywhere” initiative. Standing 70 feet wide and roughly 100 feet tall, Herrera portrays integral aspects of his life in vibrant colors, honoring his wife, […]