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Thursday, July 28th, 2016

San Marcos P&Z approves alcohol permit for dine-in movie theater

San Marcos-based EVO Entertainment Group won approval this week of a permit to serve alcohol at its new six-screen, dine-in movie theater. The facility is scheduled to open this fall in a repurposed former Target store.

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Chuy’s to lease space in Springtown Center

A popular Austin-based Tex-Mex chain has signed a lease to open a restaurant in San Marcos this summer.

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

StoneCreek Crossing set for February foreclosure

StoneCreek Crossing, which received $6 million in financial incentives from the city in 2008, has been listed for foreclosure in the February sale at the Hays County Courthouse. The owners owe $38 million on a promissory note.

Sunday, July 18th, 2010

Thomaides, Narvaiz top city council fundraisers

San Marcos Mayoral candidate John Thomaides has $18,378.79 on hand as he begins his campaign for November, while Mayor Susan Narvaiz was down to $62.65 as of the July 15 campaign finance report after spending $19,757.05 during...

Sunday, June 27th, 2010

Editorial: Secret government raises unsettling questions

The San Marcos City Council owes its citizens an explanation for the firing of City Manager Rick Menchaca because, among other reasons, the trend of secrecy in city government raises too many unsettling questions.

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

Editorial: What's next for Springtown Center?

Despite attempts by City Hall to throw public funds at the re-development of Springtown Center, the process is playing out in the private sphere, like it's supposed to. We suggest that the city keep its hands off,...

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

Austin partnership purchases Springtown Target building [PRO]

The partnership that purchased the abandoned Target building at Springtown Center includes John Lewis, a partner in the Lamy-Springtown group that went into foreclosure on other portions of the Springtown property.

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

Springtown Mall proposal remains in negotiations

The amounts and the recipients for a proposed Springtown Mall incentive from the city have changed, but San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz said the city would no longer be out money up front and the goal remains...

Monday, February 15th, 2010

Council to take another crack at Springtown incentives

After about six months of dormancy, a city incentive deal involving Springtown Center is back on the table at Tuesday night's San Marcos City Council meeting. Two such incentive proposals last summer encountered public opposition before being...

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

UFL to incorporate as city seeks game plan

The Unicycle Football League (UFL), San Marcos' home-grown sport, has completed incorporation paper work as the city's parks advisory board considers finding a permanent location for the league's games.

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