Let the other out-of-towners swarm the Alamo while you slip away to Southtown, a two-square-mile swatch just a few blocks below San Antonio’s touristy epicenter.
1 dead after 18-wheeler runs over tow truck on I-35
A tractor trailer rests atop a vehicle on Interstate 35 South at Somerset Road on San Antonio on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. One person is known dead in the accident. Photo: Billy Calzada, San Antonio Express-News / San Antonio Express-News
Kate Elizabeth Cavendar, Duchess of Alluring Style, Hattie Elizabeth Brazelton, Duchess of Opulent Embellishments, and Elizabeth Lea Rasmussen, Duchess of Legendary Cosmic Jewels, pass along Alamo St. during the Fiesta Battle of Flowers Parade, Friday, April 27, 2012. (JENNIFER WHITNEY) Photo: JENNIFER WHITNEY, FREELANCER / SPECIAL TO THE EXPRESS-NEWS / SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS
Wild Ride of the week-Dustin Flundra, from Pincher Creek, Alberta, competes in the saddle bronc finals aboard Elvis the horse during the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo at the AT&T Center on Feb. Photo: Edward A. Ornelas, San Antonio Express-News