Current director to lead new state Veterans Department

Current director to lead new state Veterans Department

New York veterans will soon access their programs or earned benefits under one state agency with a familiar face at the helm. The current state Division of Veterans’ Services will be elevated to the Department of Veterans’ Services on April 1, 2023, creating a one-stop shop for New York’s service members. “No one who served … Read more

‘Fearless Girl’ creator turns to NFTs to pay $3M legal fees

‘Fearless Girl’ creator turns to NFTs to pay M legal fees

The famous “Fearless Girl” statue has been touted as a unique symbol of inspiration for women’s equality. But, it turns out, she’s not exactly one of a kind. Kristen Visbal, the artist behind the 50.4-inch-tall bronze sculpture — a young girl assume Superman’s iconic stance, originally as she faced off against Wall Street’s charging bull … Read more

Summer is already hitting, and these San Antonio-sourced mixed drinks can tame the heat | Drink | San Antonio

Summer is already hitting, and these San Antonio-sourced mixed drinks can tame the heat |  Drink |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Courtesy Photo / La Cantera Resort La Mississa Resort & Spa’s Honey Badger It’s not yet summer in San Antonio, but everyone’s sure feeling it. Higher-than-normal temperatures are baking the Alamo City, and there’s a good chance you’re already calling your friends with pools to beg for a quick dip. However, there’s … Read more

Court ruling extends uneven treatment for asylum-seekers

Court ruling extends uneven treatment for asylum-seekers

EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) — As the sun set over the Rio Grande, about 120 Cubans, Colombians and Venezuelans who waded through waist-deep water stepped into Border Patrol vehicles, soon to be released in the United States to pursue their immigration cases . Across the border in the Mexican town of Piedras Negras, Honduran families … Read more

Pitch Perfect’s Anna Kendrick linked to movie about San Antonio-born ‘Dating Game Killer’ | Movie Reviews & News | San Antonio

Pitch Perfect’s Anna Kendrick linked to movie about San Antonio-born ‘Dating Game Killer’ |  Movie Reviews & News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge ABC Television In 1978, serial killer Rodney Alcala appeared on the game show The Dating Game. France’s Cannes Film Festival has just begun, and along with a host of international films screening for nearly two weeks, filmmakers are shopping pre-production projects in the hope they’ll be picked up by big Hollywood players. … Read more

San Antonio’s summer movie season returns with 15 must-see films

San Antonio’s summer movie season returns with 15 must-see films

When the pandemic shut down movie theaters and made streaming movies at home an enjoyable option for many, it was fair to wonder if the landscape of watching movies had changed forever. But in the past six months, the box office returns of a number of films — most notably Spider-Man: No Way Home and … Read more

Judge blocks Biden administration from lifting public health order used to quickly expel migrants | Texas News | San Antonio

Judge blocks Biden administration from lifting public health order used to quickly expel migrants |  Texas News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Texas Tribune / Pu Ying Huang nternational travelers presented their IDs and vaccination cards on Nov. 9, 2021, before crossing the pedestrian bridge into downtown Laredo. A Louisiana federal judge on Friday blocked the Biden administration’s efforts to lift Title 42, a federal health order that has been used to quickly deport … Read more