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Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Downtown wine walk slated for March 7

The San Marcos Main Street Program, Downtown Association and the San Marcos Arts Advocates will host a Wine and Art Walk on Friday, March 7, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Downtown San Marcos.

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Bar developer to seek reprieve from San Marcos council

San Marcos' economic development board may have breathed new life into Rooftop on the Square, an upscale restaurant/bar whose backers were blindsided by changes made in April to ever-evolving rules restricting the number of bars allowed downtown.

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Downtown to host ‘wine walk’

A "Downtown Wine Walk" is slated for Sept. 30 and will include stops at several downtown establishments and feature hors d'oeuvres, coupons for dinner discounts, carriage rides, and musical performances by Texas State students.

Monday, August 8th, 2011

Texas Music Theater finalist for statewide award

Texas Music Theater, a live music venue on the courthouse square in downtown San Marcos, has been named a finalist in the Best Adaptive Reuse category of the Texas Downtown Association's Presidents Awards program.

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Trail riders to arrive Monday

The GRA-Trails trail riders will make their annual stop in San Marcos on Jan. 31 as they head to San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. The riders are expected to arrive downtown at around 11 a.m. or...

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Springfield developer could change plan

The company attempting to redevelop Springtown Center could announce a new look at the project, perhaps with an eye towards different financing and more "synergy" with downtown businesses, at Tuesday night's San Marcos City Council meeting.

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Jones selected as 'Elected Public Official of the Year' by ASPA

San Marcos Place 4 City Councilmember Chris Jones was selected as "Elected Public Official of the Year," by the Centex Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA).

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

Trail riders headed downtown Monday

The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo trail ride will make its annual visit to downtown San Marcos on Monday, Feb. 2, arriving on the square between 11 a.m. and noon. with some lane closures on San...

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

Tree replacement changes look of square

The trees recently removed from the downtown square in San Marcos should be replaced within the next two weeks by native species.