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Thursday, March 30th, 2017

LBJ Drive to close downtown for bike lane striping

If the weather permits, North LBJ Drive will be closed to traffic at 3 a.m. Sunday, April 2 between San Antonio and Hopkins Streets for bike lane pavement marking.

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Program invites lovers to send valentines from Kissing Alley in downtown San Marcos

Last Valentine’s Day, downtown San Marcos was named one of the most romantic downtowns in America by the National Trust of Historic Preservation and Main Street America.

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

San Marcos Tonight: 08/30/16

The San Marcos Cinema Club will host a screening of the “The Human Scale,” a Danish-produced documentary on “enchanting and problematic” urbanism and architecture. PLUS: More events and live entertainment in San Marcos, Wimberley and Hunter.

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Local microbreweries lined up for first downtown Brew Hop

The San Marcos Main Street program has released the list of microbreweries whose products will be featured at the first ever Brew Hop craft beer tasting in downtown San Marcos on April 1.

Friday, March 4th, 2016

Texas State students volunteer for Serve San Marcos ‘service rally’

Ten teams of university students are volunteering today and tomorrow as part of Serve San Marcos’ Texas State Student Service Rally.

Friday, December 11th, 2015

City wants residents to weigh-in on two-way downtown traffic

The city of San Marcos Engineering & Capital Improvements department is seeking input from residents on downtown traffic, parking and other infrastructure.

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

San Marcos Main Street program calls for Downtown Award nominations

The San Marcos Main Street program is calling for nominations for the 2015 Downtown Awards in categories that include “Business of the Year,” “New Business of the Year” and “Downtown Legend of the Year.”

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

New candy shop makes downtown San Marcos even sweeter

Candy Sweets Treats opened its doors on 241 N. LBJ Drive with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Aug. 1. The store will provide San Marcos residents with a variety of unique confections, owner Leanne Latham said.

Monday, July 20th, 2015

San Marcos offers grant program to encourage murals citywide

The city of San Marcos is offering grants and design assistance to artists in an effort to encourage placement of murals on private property throughout the city.

Sunday, June 7th, 2015

Lane closures on E. Hopkins begin June 8

A state contractor will work nights for the next two weeks to rebuild the heavily traveled stretch of Hopkins Street between N. LBJ Drive and Charles Austin Drive in San Marcos.

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