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Thursday, March 27th, 2014

‘Red White & Badass’ benefit concert won’t be a lone star shindig

A crew of Texas country musicians will join Jake Kellen on stage in San Marcos this weekend for a concert benefiting the American Widow Project.

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Spazmatics inaugurate concert series with park performance on Thursday (with video)

The Spazmatics, a Texas-based band popular for its covers of 1980s New Wave favorites, will perform on Thursday, March 20 to open the city’s Spring Concert Series at San Marcos Plaza Park.

Friday, September 10th, 2010

Business by the Numbers: Mixed drink sales

A snapshot of mixed drink sales at bars and restaurants in Hays County’s corridor cities, based on recent one-month gross revenue.

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Boot Scootin' Foodie promises something for everyone

United Way of Hays County recently announced that its 2010 annual fund raising event, the Taste of Hays County's Boot Scootin' Foodie, will take place on Aug. 29 from 5-9 p.m. at Texas Old Town Event Center...

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Candidates address downtown association

San Marcos City Council candidates met with members of the San Marcos Downtown Association last week in a forum to discuss issues mostly pertaining to the city core.

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Bars can stay open until 2 a.m. tonight

The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) will issue 10 permits Friday, authorizing 10 San Marcos bars and restaurants to be able to close at 2 a.m.