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Monday, February 18th, 2013

Clear Springs Apartments scheduled for demolition

Clear Springs Apartments, the only riverfront apartment development in San Marcos, will be vacated after the end of the semester and eventually demolished.

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

Eye Of The Dog Art Center
hosting local music, art sale

Eye of the Dog Art Center, 405 Valley View West Road, will host their annual holiday home show and sale November 24- 25 with a variety of activities, music and artworks.

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

With Aquarena fading quickly into history, documentary remembers the magic

With the dismantling of the Sky Spiral just a few days ago and the removal of the submarine theater structures from Spring Lake in late May, little remains of Aquarena Springs Amusement Park, one of the state’s...

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Photos: Massive crane removes Spring Lake submarine

Contractors working for the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers on Thursday used an 1,800-ton crane to remove the old submarine theater from Spring Lake.

Friday, November 6th, 2009

Aquarena Springs reunion brings back former aquamaids and more

Underwater aquamaids and more made the aqua show at the Aquarena Springs Resort a one-of-a-kind attraction not only for Texas, but for the country at large. An Aquarena reunion starts today.

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Aquarena reunion to reunite generations

Texas State and its River System Institute will soon host an historic three-day reunion and celebration for former employees of Aquarena Springs Resort.