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Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Henry + the Invisibles kicks off outdoor concert series

Henry + the Invisibles will headline the first installment in this year’s Keep San Marcos Beautiful Spring Concert Series on Thursday, April 7 at San Marcos Plaza Park, 401 E. Hopkins St.

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Tonight’s Tejas Brothers concert moved to The Marc downtown

With skies threatening rain this afternoon, officials have moved the second Keep San Marcos Beautiful Spring Concert to The Marc, 120 E. San Antonio St., instead of the usual location at San Marcos Plaza Park.

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, March 14th, 2014

Carsons get P&Z nod for South End parking lot

A land holding company controlled by the W.C. Carson family intends to break ground this spring on the next installment in South End San Marcos, the bite-sized New Urbanist village on Wonder World Drive.

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Interactive: Will Carson Properties’ mid-rise dwarf downtown San Marcos?

If these renderings tell the tale, a nine-floor building won't look as tall as it sounds

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

San Marcos P&Z approves downtown mid-rise

After voting two weeks ago to table a measure that would allow construction of a nine-floor mid-rise downtown, the San Marcos Planning & Zoning Commission is scheduled to take up the measure again at its meeting tonight....

Monday, January 13th, 2014

P&Z to get first look at Carsons’ proposed downtown mid-rise

San Marcos-based Carson Properties is angling to build a nine-floor, mixed-use downtown landmark, but first the company needs planning commissioners to sign off on the building’s height.

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Sights & Sounds to offer discounts next year

The Sights & Sounds Board will offer discounts for next year’s event to patrons who were rained out this year, according to city officials.

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

SummerFest set for Sunday at Plaza Park

SummerFest, the traditional Independence Day celebration in San Marcos, is on for Sunday at Plaza Park. The event will include three bands with San Marcos ties, along with fireworks to observe the Fourth of July.

Friday, October 16th, 2009

County hires builder for government center

After more than a decade of planning -- including a contentious site selection process and a late-hour scramble to drastically scale down plans -- Hays County commissioners this week chose a builder for the largest and most...