Plus, a landmark is resurrected inside the Woolworth Building.
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Today’s Forecast

71º | Partly cloudy | 0% chance of rain | Sunrise 7:19 a.m. | Sunset 6:17 p.m.

🏈 Touchdown dances encouraged
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Catch the Super Bowl at McIntyre’s Southtown on Sunday, Feb. 11. | Photo by @mcintyressouthtown
In need of a spot for Super Bowl Sunday? We’ve rounded up a few San Antonio businesses offering sweet deals + watch parties playing the big game on TVs (with sound). Don’t miss: Kick off is at 5:30 p.m.

Alamo Beer Co., 202 Lamar St.

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Grab a cold one at Alamo Beer during the Super Bowl.


Photo by SATXtoday team

This Super Boil Party kicking off at noon features $2 beer specials, a sea food boil by Craig King, live music by DJ Orignel, and extended business hours.

Ay Caramba, 915 Broadway Suite #111

Watch the game while enjoying drink specials and $1.99 mini tacos. Pro tip: Wear a San Francisco 49ers or Kansas City Chiefs jersey and get a free shot.

Picks Bar, 4553 N. Loop 1604 W. Ste. 1101

Doors open at 4 p.m. for a $25 all-you-can-eat buffet that includes wings, cheeseburgers, chicken sliders, fries, chips + salsa with queso, and one 12oz draft beer.

McIntyre’s, multiple locations

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Inside McIntyre’s North Star.


Photo by McIntyre’s North Star

Catch the big game and enjoy game day specials including $20 mimosa carafes + select beer buckets, food vendors, and a chance to win $1000.

Santikos Theaters, multiple locations

Make your way to the Cibolo or Casa Blanca locations for unlimited popcorn + drink refills, a bowling lane for the entire game, two boxes of pizza, and 50 wings. Tickets are $25 per person for groups of a minimum of 12. Make your reservation today.
What’s your favorite part of the Super Bowl?

A. The commercials
B. Half-time show
C. The game
D. Food and snacks
Thursday, Feb. 8
  • City of San Antonio Head Start | Thursday, Feb. 8 | 10-11:30 a.m. | Central Library, 600 Soledad St., San Antonio | Free | Join Kate Simpson for an information session that will help attendees prepare for enrollment in the upcoming school year.
  • Production Club Monthly Meet Up | Thursday, Feb. 8 | 7-10 p.m. | Slab Cinema Arthouse, 134 Blue Star, San Antonio | Free | Mix + mingle with other local filmmakers including San Antonio Film Commissioner, Kim LeBlanc about programs and resources.
  • GSC Galentine’s Cocktail Party | Thursday, Feb. 8 | 7:30-10:30 p.m. | Greater San Antonio Builders Association, 3625 Paesanos Pkwy. #100, San Antonio | $64.78 | Join the Girlfriend Social Club for a night of themed drinks + appetizers, a dance floor with a DJ, backdrops, and a photo booth.
Friday, Feb. 9
  • Hab-i-tour Breakfast | Friday, Feb. 9 | 8:30-9:30 a.m. | Habitat Office, 311 Probandt St., San Antonio | Free | Register for a guided information tour about Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio, complimentary breakfast, informational presentation, and a scale model home tour.
  • Spring Hiring Event | Friday, Feb. 9 | 9-11 a.m. | Heritage Middle School, 8004 New Sulphur Springs Rd., San Antonio | Free | Join East Central ISD for a job fair featuring open positions for Special Education Teachers, Bilingual Education Teachers, Bus Drivers, Janitorial, and Maintenance staff.
  • Getting Started With YouTube | Friday, Feb. 9 | 10:15-11:15 a.m. | Westfall Library, 6111 Rosedale Ct., San Antonio | Free | Follow along remotely + learn how to navigate, browse, and upload videos.
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News Notes
  • The Texas Historical Commission approved the plans to revive a portion of the lunch counter that contributed to the end of segregated dining areas in 1960. The counter is located inside the 1921 Woolworth Building and is part of the new Alamo Visitor Center + Museum, opening in 2027. (TPR)
  • Artist Kaldric Deshon Dow unveiled a new mural called “Soulful Love” at the Historic Pearl. This mural is in honor of Black History Month, and depicts the bond between a mother + her child. Stop by through Thursday, Feb. 29 to check it out. Want more murals? Browse through our guide.
  • The San Antonio River Foundation is hiring an Administration & Community Engagement Manager to support its mission in preserving the San Antonio River. This position will manage day-to-day communications + operations, assist with outreach events, and build relationships. Submit your application by Friday, Feb. 23.
  • Chicken ‘n Pickle is teaming up with the Stay Strong Foundation for Mustache Month. Employees have shaved their facial hair and are growing mustaches to raise awareness about pediatric hospice + cancer programs. You can help raise awareness by purchasing a Community Cup with your meal.
  • The San Antonio Humane Society is hosting the Sosy and Sasha’s Touchdown Adoption Special starting tomorrow through Sunday, Feb. 11, at 4804 Frederickburg Rd. During this campaign, fees for all cat + kitten adoptions are waved (not including ambassador pets).
  • 60. That’s how many days we are away from the Total Solar Eclipse on Monday, April 8. During this time, the Northwest part of San Antonio and the Texas Hill Country will see complete totality in the early afternoon. Check out eight solar eclipse parties happening in and around San Antonio.
  • If you’ve been dreaming of a “one-card wallet,” it’s time to wake up and get your hands on this credit card. Not only does it offer 0% APR into 2025, but cardholders can also earn up to 5% cash back — with no annual fee to boot.*
  • A friendly reminder to book spring + summer vacations (they’re just around the corner). Want beach time? This Hawaiian oceanfront property has two king beds. Prefer the mountains? Book this lakeside chalet in British Columbia. Craving luxury? This tropical cabana in Montecito, CA has an on-site masseuse.*
“You need to calm down, you’re being too loud”
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Imagine this: You’re throwing a Super Bowl party and your neighbors complain about the noise coming from your house because you and your guests are cheering on Taylor Swift + the Kansas City Chiefs — hey KCtoday.

Did you know San Antonio has a running noise ordinance that outlines how loud we can be? It’s currently undergoing a review and revamp — but we’re here to break down the current ordinance so you can enjoy your next gathering without disturbing your neighbors.

Noise ordinance breakdown

The current city noise ordinance enforces sounds emitted from residences, businesses, and industrial + entertainment zones across San Antonio. The ordinance is required between 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Each zone has it’s own decibel limit — measured by a sound level meter — and is reduced by seven decibels at night.
The Buy
The Giving Heart pillow — a cream, knitted, heart-shaped pillow that’s weighted to replicate the feeling of a real hug. It’s the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for loved ones who deserve some extra coziness and care.
How do you celebrate Valentine’s Day?
San Antonio skyline with a pink hue featuring pink and red hearts throughout.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day around the Alamo City.


Graphic by SATXtoday team

Earlier this week, we asked how you celebrate Valentine’s Day and this is what y’all said: 62% celebrates with their significant other, 27% don’t celebrate, 6% take themselves on a date, and another 6% hang out with friends.
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Can y’all tell I’m ready for the Super Bowl? I’ll be wearing my Patrick Mahomes jersey, and my dog is wearing a Kansas City Chiefs bandanna on his collar that I bought him. We’ll be camped out in front of my parent’s TV on Sunday ready to watch the game, commercials, and the half-time show.
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