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    SAN ANTONIO – The fate of Fiesta 2020 remains in limbo due to San Antonio’s surging COVID-19 case count, but fans can still take in the tradition at an upcoming exhibit. The Witte Museum will open the “Fiesta Couture: Behind the Seams” exhibit on Saturday, shining a light on the art and skill that go into the making of the dresses worn in the Coronation of the Queen of the Order of the Alamo. The Coronation, scheduled to take place...
    SAN ANTONIO – An “exclusively” filmed concert featuring Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Trace Adkins is coming to a drive-in theater in New Braunfels. The three music stars will perform in the concert that will play at the Stars and Stripes Drive-In on July 25. The new feature was filmed “exclusively” for drive-in theaters across North America, according to Ticketmaster. “From the safety of your vehicle, you get a night out to enjoy a cinematic concert experience under the summer...
    SAN ANTONIO – Editor’s Note: Watch the entire briefing in the video player above. Newsletter recipients can click here to access the video. San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff updated the community about the local response to COVID-19 in their daily briefing Wednesday night. Here are a few of the highlights: Nirenberg reported 16,725 total COVID-19 cases and 146 total deaths in Bexar County, as of Wednesday, an increase of 845 new cases....
    SAN ANTONIO – Extended periods of bar closures and the absence of Fiesta have not slowed down the number of DWI arrests for 2020, according to statistics from the San Antonio Police Department. In 2019, officers made 2,255 DWI arrests arrests between Jan. 1 and July 6, an SAPD public information officer told KSAT. This year, they made 2,168 DWI arrests during the same time, a difference of less than 4%. Some San Antonians may be surprised that the numbers...
    MADRID (Reuters) - Authorities in the Spanish city of Pamplona, which would usually be gearing up for the San Fermin bull-running festival at this time of year, are readying stringent security measures amid fears of crowds gathering despite the fiesta being cancelled. Of course there are some concerns. It would be naive not to be worried, Mayor Enrique Maya said at an event run by local newspaper Diario de Navarra this week. But I have great faith in our citizens....
    SAN ANTONIO – Fiesta 2020 is still in doubt even though it’s on the calendar for November. The Fiesta Commission President gave an update about the event on the commission’s social media pages. Take a look at new fall Fiesta schedule The statement says that Fiesta San Antonio is closely watching developments with the COVID-19 pandemic as it might affect Fiesta throughout 2020. “We continue to work hand in hand with the City of San Antonio and Metro Health...
    A woman at a grocery store had a meltdown last weekend after being asked to wear a mask at a grocery store. The unidentified woman, who was not wearing a mask, was shopping at a Fiesta grocery story in Dallas, Texas, on Saturday when she began her profanity-laced tantrum, seemingly over the mask-policy. The city requires people to wear a face covering while inside businesses. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR LIFESTYLE NEWSLETTER In video footage of the incident,...
    Coronavirus — TEXAS – About 300 teens were exposed to the new coronavirus at a massive party in a swanky lakeside suburb of central Texas, authorities with the Austin Department of Public Health said. High school students attended the “Pongfest” this June 20 at Lakeway, said Sandy Cox, mayor of the community located about 20 miles west of Austin. Some of the attendees were awaiting their test results for COVID-19, the disease that causes the new coronavirus, when they...
    Coronavirus — TEXAS – About 300 teens were exposed to the new coronavirus at a massive party in a swanky lakeside suburb of central Texas, authorities with the Austin Department of Public Health said. High school students attended the “Pongfest” this June 20 at Lakeway, said Sandy Cox, mayor of the community located about 20 miles west of Austin. Some of the attendees were awaiting their test results for COVID-19, the disease that causes the new coronavirus, when they...
    SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio’s newest drive-in movie venue, the Rooftop Cinema Club at Fiesta Texas, has extended its schedule through July 19. The drive-in, located just outside the front gates of Six Flags Fiesta Texas, shared the updated movie lineup via press release. The lineup, provided by Rooftop Cinema Club, is as follows: June 25: “Jurassic Park” and “Love Jones” June 26: “Tortilla Soup” and “Remember the Titans” June 27: “Coco” and “La La Land” June 28: “Grease”...
    The 49th Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, usually held the first week of October, has officially been postponed to fall of 2021 due to concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus. An official statement from the Balloon Fiesta’s Board of Directors states they had worked hard to ensure that the event would still occur this October — deliberating on various ways in which the city, and the Balloon Field, might safely accommodate the estimated 866,000 attendees over 9 days, per...
    PILSEN — Fiesta Del Sol, a four-day festival that attracts thousands from across the Midwest, is going online next month due to coronavirus.  The 48th annual festival, which celebrates Latino heritage and culture, will be held online July 30-Aug. 2, the Pilsen Neighbors Community Council announced Monday afternoon. Fiesta del Sol “En Casa” will continue the celebration at home with live music and virtual workshops on the group’s website and Facebook pages. Throughout the week and weekend, the organization will host college and...
    DENVER (CBS4) – The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is postponing the 2020 event, rescheduling it for October 2-10, 2021. The news is especially sad for Denver-based pilots who attend the annual event. The 49th Balloon Fiesta is being postponed to October 2-10, 2021. The health & safety of our pilots, guests, volunteers, sponsors & staff are our top concerns. While this is a difficult decision, we must stay dedicated to upholding that commitment. https://t.co/r3fzcnpIMX — Balloon Fiesta (@balloonfiesta) June 22, 2020...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Pilsens Fiesta Del Sol was cancelled because of COVID-19 this year, but organizers have found a way for you to celebrate the summertime tradition from your home.Fiesta Del Sol En Casa will consist of all-day virtual events on its website and Facebook page from July 30th through August 2nd.According to a press release from festival organizers, there will be college and housing resources and workshops, an online all-day House of Sol festival, a jobs expo, a Sunday...
    By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — There will be no hot air balloons lifting off this fall as part of an international event that draws hundreds of thousands of spectators and ballooning teams from around the world to the heart of New Mexico. This would have marked the 49th year for the event, a colorful spectacle that is responsible for infusing millions of dollars into the economy. The board of directors that oversees the Albuquerque International...
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — There will be no hot air balloons lifting off this fall as part of an international event that draws hundreds of thousands of spectators and ballooning teams from around the world to the heart of New Mexico. This would have marked the 49th year for the event, a colorful spectacle that is responsible for infusing millions of dollars into the economy. The board of directors that oversees the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta had considered...
    SAN ANTONIO – Garth Brooks is coming to San Antonio next week — in a digital format. Tickets to see the country superstar’s concert, which will be broadcast at 300 drive-in theaters across the nation, went on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. The June 27 concert will be shown at Six Flags Fiesta Texas at 11:15 p.m. and at The Stars and Stripes Drive-In at New Braunfels at 9 p.m. Tickets are $100 per vehicle and there is a limit...
    SAN ANTONIO – Six Flags Fiesta Texas is the latest theme park to announce a reopening date. From June 19 to June 21 the park will operate at reduced attendance levels and in preview mode. During this phase, according to a press release, the park will only be open to members and season pass holders. During the preview phase, the park will also reopen White Water Bay on June 20. The theme park will gradually increase attendance and open to...
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Organizers say it’s “full speed ahead” as they plan for this year’s Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta amid the coronavirus pandemic. Hosted by New Mexico’s largest city, the annual event usually draws hundreds of thousands of spectators and hot air ballooning teams from around the world for nine days in early October. Last year’s gathering generated an estimated $186 million in economic benefits for the Albuquerque area and $6.5 million in tax revenues for the state. Sam...