Switched on at Accent Lighting

2017-06-30T16:42:20+00:00 Dec 6, 2016|

Calling Jim Lehman a lighting designer is a bit of an understatement. He’s a CLC (certified lighting consultant), who belongs to the American Lighting Association and the Illuminating Engineers Society of North America. Step into Accent Lighting [...]

San Marcos Hidden Gems

2017-06-30T16:42:20+00:00 Nov 24, 2016|

San Marcos is at the center of everything that’s great about Texas, and we don’t want you missing out on any of it! We have all the comforts of a big city, but also cling to our [...]

Splash town: Tubing the area rivers

2017-06-30T16:42:20+00:00 Nov 16, 2016|

Dragonflies hovered beside us, just above the water, and fish darted below in the clear, spring-fed ripples of the San Marcos River. Great blue herons stood near the banks, alert and as still as statues, nearly camouflaged [...]

On your mark, shoppers: Outlet malls beckon

2017-06-30T16:42:20+00:00 Sep 27, 2016|

If shopping is your sport, prepare for some Texas-sized activity in San Marcos. An outlet mall wonderland lies just a hop, skip and a jump from Kissing Tree’s entrance. One of Texas’ most popular tourist destinations, it’s [...]

Wimberley Market Days

2016-10-07T09:01:22+00:00 Sep 24, 2016|

The idyllic town of Wimberley, about 15 miles northwest of San Marcos, lies nestled under ancient bald cypresses, pecans and oaks where Cypress Creek meets the Blanco River. The town had a trading site as early as [...]

A Canvas for Fun: “Martian” culture.

2017-06-30T16:42:21+00:00 Sep 15, 2016|

Painting. Sculpture. Ceramics. Jewelry. Music. Film. According to Charlotte Wattigny, the innovation manager for the San Marcos Convention and Visitors Bureau, the elements of San Marcos’ arts scene are varied, lively and growing. Wattigny’s job title alone [...]

A Cultural Treasure in the Heart of Town

2017-06-30T16:42:21+00:00 Sep 9, 2016|

Quietly removed from the building’s industrious study spaces and stacks, the seventh floor of Texas State University’s Alkek Library has a palpable spirit of place. This is the home of The Wittliff Collections. A place where a [...]

AquaBrew Stirs Up Fun Downtown

2017-06-30T16:42:21+00:00 Aug 31, 2016|

Carlos Russo created AquaBrew, San Marcos’ new downtown craft brewery and gastropub, to raise the city’s hospitality barre and create a “holistic,” communal dining experience that would stimulate all the senses – not just taste but sight [...]

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