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Harpers Public House

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Buzzed: San Marcos bars see top-shelf revenue

San Marcos' 49 bars grossed nearly $7.7 million between August 2012 and November 2012.

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.

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

Toy donation made easy by local businesses

Some local businesses have joined forces to provide gifts for local, underprivileged children during the holidays.

Sunday, July 12th, 2009

Bill Peterson's Blog: Cars on the square

From a low bird's eye perspective, drivers on the courthouse square in downtown San Marcos are increasingly careless and dangerous as the summer heats up. So, be careful out there.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

'Rolling quorum' questions remain for council

Downtown business owners, San Marcos City Councilmembers and, apparently, attorneys remain unsure about the notion of a "rolling quorum," the threat of which kept two councilmembers from meeting last week with the Downtown Association.

Sunday, July 5th, 2009

Downtown businesses wary of Springtown deal

The San Marcos Downtown Association held an emergency meeting Friday morning to discuss the implications of a pending series of interest-free long term loans equaling $5 million to developers seeking to turn Springtown Center into a multi-purpose...

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

Bill Peterson's Blog: A longer, sweeter day in San Marcos

A new day in San Marcos Friday was as sweet as any other, except for being a couple hours longer and, therefore, a couple hours sweeter.