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San Antonio at 300

Alamo

The Alamo at dawn.

Photograph by Tamir Kalifa

A massive urban renewal project that’s reviving plaza culture. An Alamo fight centuries in the making. Avant-garde Mexican food inspired by Maya trade routes. From billionaire Kit Goldsbury to artist Ana Fernandez to former NBA All-Star Tim Duncan, seventeen San Antonians talk about why the historic city might be the most interesting place in America right now. Read them in our collection below.

Stories

Marco Cervantes and Álvaro Del Norte
Not Your Grandfather’s Conjunto

Apr 13, 2018 By Katy Vine

Rapper Marco Cervantes, who performs as Mexican Stepgrandfather, and Álvaro Del Norte, founder of the accordion-powered punk rock band Piñata Protest, discuss their inspirations.

The Future Is Bilingual

Apr 13, 2018 By Charley Locke

Former state senator Leticia Van de Putte and Representative Diego Bernal discuss the childhood experiences that shaped their priorities for San Antonio’s—and the state’s—public schools.