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A (food) deal a day keeps your bank account at bay
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Check out these daily foodie deals around the Alamo City. | Photo by The Hayden
Restaurant Weeks has come and gone, but did you know that Alamo City eateries have weekly food deals? Check out these nine spots to try around the 210.

🍜 Monday

Hot Joy, 1014 S. Alamo St. | Ramen lovers can choose from four different options (including a Mystery Ramen that changes weekly) for $10.99 during the restaurant’s Ramen Monday deal — available dine-in only all day long.

Dos Sirenos Brewing, 231 E. Cevallos St. | Enjoy $5 specials including wings, chips + dip, Hera Sprouts, Borracho Hummus, and select pours of beer.

Wurst Behavior, 358 E. Craig Pl. | From 4-11 p.m. enjoy $1 wings (minimum of six wings per order) for dine-in service only.

🍔 Tuesday

SATXtoday: Hayden Burger

Grab this burger for $5 every Tuesday at both The Hayden locations

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Photo by The Hayden

The Block SA, 14530 Roadrunner Way | Venture to this food truck park on the Northside of town near UTSA for $1 tacos (7 p.m. to sell out) and $3 margaritas (3 p.m. to midnight).

The Friendly Spot Ice House, 943 S. Alamo St. | Bring the family out for half-priced Friendly Nachos from 3 p.m. to midnight.

The Hayden, both locations | Grab a Deen & Peeler Burger for $5 with a purchase of a drink from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The deal is offered while supplies last and is only available for dine-in customers.

🍕 Wednesday

Little Death Wine, 2327 N. Saint Mary’s St. | Bring your bestie for $1 oysters and try out a new bottle of wine.

Free Tail Brewing, both locations | Take your sweetheart on a date night for a medium pizza and two pints of beer for $28. Don’t miss: Swing by every Monday for the Me Day deal.
 
Events
 
Monday, Feb. 12
  • Movie Monday | Monday, Feb. 12, Monday, Feb. 19 | 6 p.m. | The Historic Pearl Courtyard, 200 E. Grayson St., San Antonio | Free | See a showing of the feature film “Clueless” and don’t forget to bring the blankets + snacks.
  • Unexplored Greats: A Study of Lesser Known African American Authors | Monday, Feb. 12, Monday, Feb. 19 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St., San Antonio | $75-$135 | Create your own poetry while learning about Black authors with Arrie Porter.
  • Neal McCoy | Monday, Feb. 12 | 7 p.m. | Frost Bank Center, 1 AT&T Center Parkway, San Antonio | $33-$299 | Head out to the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo and stay for this country music artist famous for his No.1 singles like “No Doubt About It” and “Wink.”
Tuesday, Feb. 13
  • Learn & Coffee | Tuesday, Feb. 13 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Olla Express Cafe, 821 E. Quincy St., San Antonio | $17 | Learn about animals from local zoologists and enjoy a cup of coffee.
  • Galentine’s Day | Tuesday, Feb. 13 | 6-8 p.m. | Clay Casa, 502 Embassy Oaks #107, San Antonio | $5 | Bring your own beer and enjoy themed snacks + drinks, DIY photo booth, and a pottery class.
  • It’s a S.I.N. | Tuesday, Feb. 13 | 9 p.m.-2 a.m. | Be Kind and Rewind, 115 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio | Free | Celebrate Fat Tuesday with dollar drink specials at this downtown throwback bar.
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News Notes
 
Announced
  • The San Antonio Coffee Festival was rescheduled to Saturday, March 2 due to rainy conditions the morning of the event. Festival officials explained the safety + well-being of the roasters, vendors, staff, and patrons are its top priority. Tickets purchased for the event will be honored on the new event date.
Cause
  • The UTSA Roadrunner Pantry is hosting a food drive through Friday, Feb. 23. The pantry is looking for canned meats, jelly, cereal, pasta sauce, and soups. You can drop off donations at the University College/Undergraduate Studies Office (MB 3.108) on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Eat
  • Ming’s Thing is celebrating the Lunar New Year with two limited time specials through Sunday, Feb. 18. Stop by its location at 914 E Elmira St. for Zhong Dumplings and Ube Cheesecake for dine-in service only. Check out two more local events for the Lunar New Year.
Giveaway
  • The Planetary Society is giving away two tickets to join Bill Nye the Science Guy at its Eclipse-O-Rama 2024 in Fredericksburg. The winner will receive VIP access to all Eclipse-O-Rama activities, round trip flights + lodging for you and your guest, and a photo op with Bill Nye. Enter today.
Plan Ahead
  • Ready to venture down the rabbit hole? The Ballet Conservatory of South Texas announced its end-of-the-year academy showcase, Alice in Wonderland, taking place on Saturday, June 1. The non-profit ballet company has been providing ballet education since 2005. Stayed tuned for more information about times and ticket sales.
Art
  • The Tobin Center introduced its Arts for All initiative aimed to break down economic barriers in our community. The program offers a limited number of $10 tickets to a variety of performances and occasional complimentary access for SNAP beneficiaries. ⁠See if you qualify and register today.
Correction
  • Sorry about that. In Friday’s newsletter we reported the wrong date for the Carver’s second-annual Plant Parent Night. The event is being hosted on Friday, Feb. 23.
Edu
  • Deciding what school is right for your child can feel daunting — but it doesn’t have to be. Luckily for San Antonians, Somerset Academy offers different options for every student at any stage in life. Learn more.*
Finance
  • Discover a brighter financial future with Money Pickle, your gateway to personalized financial advice. Connect with vetted financial advisors, handpicked to provide fiduciary guidance that directly aligns with your goals for investments, retirement, and beyond. Schedule your complimentary video consultation.*
 
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🎨 New and free exhibits
SATXtoday: Centro the Artes Gallery
Swing by for this gallery’s new exhibits in the Historic Market Square. | Photo by Centro de Artes
The City of San Antonio’s Department of Arts & Culture is inviting the community to explore two new exhibits at Centro de Artes. Both exhibits are dedicated to telling the story of the Latino experience in the US. This free gallery space is open to the public and is located inside the Historic Market Square. Both exhibits are available to view now through Sunday, June 30.

Ready to dive in? Let’s break down these exhibits.

Millennial Lotería: The LatinXperience

Are you a Lotería fan? Check out this exhibit created by California artists Mike Alfaro and Gerardo which features a parody of the game including 270 Lotera cards. The artists swapped outdated stereotypes for its modern counterparts such as “El Mundo” becoming “La Student Debt.”

Permanencia Voluntaria

Head upstairs to check out artist Efedefroy (Froy Padilla Aragón) display. This exhibit combines pop culture icons of the 1908’s with figures from the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema. Some examples include include pieces like Frida Kahlo depicted as Holly Golightly from “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.”
 
The Buy
 
Beats Studio Buds, because you deserve an earbud upgrade. The Beats buds use active noise canceling technology for an immersive sound experience. Bonus: They’re sweat and water resistant, aka your new best gym buddy.
 
Answered
 
What’s your favorite part of the Super Bowl?
SATXtoday: watching football McIntyre's Southtown

Catch the Super Bowl at McIntyre’s Southtown on Sunday, Feb. 11.

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Photo by @mcintyressouthtown

Last week, we asked you what your favorite part of the Super Bowl was and here’s what y’all said: 54% enjoy watching the commercials, 30% like tuning into the halftime show, 14% actually watch the game, and 9% are there for the snacks.
 
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From the editor
I’m a sucker for a great food deal, especially when friends and family tag along. It’s a great way to explore the fun food options San Antonio has to offer. I think my favorites are the ramen deal at Hot Joy and the $1 oysters at Little Death Wine.
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