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SAN ANTONIO XYZ - curated by Al Cannistra. Fun and happening goings on around San Antonio and Texas. #SanAntonioOne #SanAntonioXYZ  #AlCannistra
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Briscoe Western Art Museum | San Antonio TX Museum | American West Art

Briscoe Western Art Museum | San Antonio TX Museum | American West Art | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Located on the Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas, the Briscoe Western Art Museum is where you experience the art, history and culture of the American West.
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things to do around San Antonio

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Inaugural San Antonio Startup Week to Spread the Word of Tech in SA

Inaugural San Antonio Startup Week to Spread the Word of Tech in SA | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
San Antonio Startup Week – five days of programming aimed at experts, beginners and even passersby of the local information technology industry – kicks off on Monday, Feb. 8 with a growing ...
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Go San Antonio!

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How to pair Girl Scout cookies with wine

How to pair Girl Scout cookies with wine | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
What's the best wine to pair your Thin Mints and Do-si-dos? We've got the answer.
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support your local girl scouts - and, uhm - your local winery....

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Bexar County Elections

Bexar County Elections | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
THE BEXAR COUNTY ELECTIONS DEPARTMENT is responsible for voter registration activities and election operations throughout Bexar County. The Bexar County Elections Administrator is Jacquelyn F. Callanen. Election Offices are located at 1103 S. Frio, Ste. 100, San Antonio Texas 78207 and may be reached at (210) 335-VOTE
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more on your voting power.....  don't miss it

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Top 10 bars in San Antonio, Texas

Top 10 bars in San Antonio, Texas | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
A bar crawl in San Antonio? If you want craft beers, whiskies galore, the best of Tex-Mex, or a bar in the icehouse tradition, then there's a table, chair or counter with your name on it, says Scott Andrews
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San Antonio bar scene...

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Hidden Gems - Texas Highways

Hidden Gems - Texas Highways | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
The National Park Service operates more than 400 sites around the country as part of its mission to preserve natural and cultural resources for the en...
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so much to explore

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San Antonio Romantic Dining Restaurants: 10Best Restaurant Reviews

San Antonio Romantic Dining Restaurants: 10Best Restaurant Reviews | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Get San Antonio Romantic Dining restaurants in San Antonio, TX. Read the 10Best San Antonio Romantic Dining restaurant reviews and view users' Romantic Dining restaurant ratings.
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dinner, romance..... San Antonio.....   all good!

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Seattle seeks writer to work in historic drawbridge tower

Seattle seeks writer to work in historic drawbridge tower | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
A $10K stipend to wax poetic about said drawbridge isn't too shabby at all.
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what an opportunity for a writer who wants to spend a little time in Seattle.....  know any writers?

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Light festival bathes London's landmarks in beautiful colours

Light festival bathes London's landmarks in beautiful colours | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Londoners were dazzeled by everything from giant glowing flying fish in the streets to Westminster Abbey painted in technicolor.
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we should do something like this....

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H-E-B to open first-ever, $2.7 million convenience store in San Antonio

H-E-B to open first-ever, $2.7 million convenience store in San Antonio | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
The H-E-B Grocery Co., which operates about 370 grocery stores in Texas and Mexico, is making a run for the upscale convenience store market with a new $2.7 million mini-mart, gas station, car wash and Wendy’s fast food restaurant this year, according to San Antonio building permits and filings with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. The convenience store, which was first reported by Virtual Builders Exchange, will sell coffee, soda, beer, snacks and ice, among other items, according to a city sign permit application submitted by H-E-B.
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Would not mind one of these by the Valero down the street....

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The 14 Most Essential Restaurants in San Antonio

The 14 Most Essential Restaurants in San Antonio | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
How many have you eaten at?
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any votes on the best?

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Off the Bookshelf: Beekman 1802's Cowboy Cookies

Off the Bookshelf: Beekman 1802's Cowboy Cookies | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Tried, tested, and true, heirloom recipes hold a certain appeal that is infrequently captured in cookbooks, magazines, or blogs. The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Dessert Cookbook may not be a box filled with recipe cards passed down from one generation to the
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a cookie recipe that goes back more than 200 years..... Cowboy Cookies!

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Bexar County Elections

Bexar County Elections | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
THE BEXAR COUNTY ELECTIONS DEPARTMENT is responsible for voter registration activities and election operations throughout Bexar County. The Bexar County Elections Administrator is Jacquelyn F. Callanen. Election Offices are located at 1103 S. Frio, Ste. 100, San Antonio Texas 78207 and may be reached at (210) 335-VOTE
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voting time coming soon....

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Big Bend National Park Is on Fire

Big Bend National Park Is on Fire | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Texas' beloved Big Bend National Park is burning. The National Park Service reports on its Facebook page that a "wildland" fire started around a place called...
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let's hope they get this under control quickly....

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Best of the City 2016 - San Antonio Magazine - February 2016 - San Antonio, TX

San Antonio Magazine's 2016 Best of the City - Page 3
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we have a beautiful city - check it out....

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The Story of Our National Parks - Texas Highways

The Story of Our National Parks - Texas Highways | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
The Lone Star State was a little late to the national parks game, but as is our way, Texas jumped into the scene with a splash. The opening of Big Ben...
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explore national parks and Texas

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How to Handle Inherited Things You Don’t Really Want

How to Handle Inherited Things You Don’t Really Want | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it

e loved itWhether you’ve inherited a large collection of items or a single bulky piece of furniture, it’s OK to let it go if you don’t need or want it

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auntie may have loved it - but do you?

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4 ways to use green bananas that won't ripen

4 ways to use green bananas that won't ripen | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Don't throw away those stubborn green bananas, they may be healthier for you. Here are four things to do with bananas that just won't turn.
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boiled bananas?  uhm - no!

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If You See A Parking Spot Painted Completely Purple, Here's What It Means ... This Is Important - Diynetwork.us

If You See A Parking Spot Painted Completely Purple, Here's What It Means ... This Is Important - Diynetwork.us | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Although most of us are familiar with the blue markings of a handicap parking space, the purple parking spot is a relatively recent phenomenon that’s being rolled out in certain…
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what do you think of this purple idea?

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5 things you don't know about your pet's microchip

5 things you don't know about your pet's microchip | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
It doesn't store information. And no, it's not a GPS.
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sadly, i have met folks who think it functions like a homing device - it doesn't

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Just another brick in the wall? Free-form stonework breaks the mold

Just another brick in the wall? Free-form stonework breaks the mold | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Johnny Clasper creates mesmerizing hand-built walls, mosaics and sculptural landscapes that transform stone into a flowing, fluid medium.
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i'll have another martini....   

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23 Best Movies On Netflix You Haven’t Yet Seen

23 Best Movies On Netflix You Haven’t Yet Seen | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
A list of the best movies on Netflix: highly-rated, little-known film recommendations and Netflix suggestions from agoodmovietowatch. Updated permanently.
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the list has been updated

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House produces so much electricity the National Grid pays the owners!

House produces so much electricity the National Grid pays the owners! | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Tim Willcox and his wife Margaret's house in Somerset is a miniature power station as it includes a rainwater harvesting system, two types of solar panels and a ventilation system.
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wouldn't it be really cool to have CPS pay you ? 

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