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San Antonio's brilliant new landmark dazzles among week's top 5 most popular stories

San Antonio's brilliant new landmark dazzles on week's top 5 stories

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Ruby City opens next week. Photo by Dror Baldinger/courtesy of Ruby City and Adjaye Associates

Editor's note: Welcome to our weekly roundup of the hottest stories in San Antonio. Each weekend, we share five pieces that captured the attention of the Alamo City over the past seven days.

1. San Antonio's brilliant new landmark opens its ruby-red doors to residents — and rest of the world. Ruby City, the crowning achievement of longtime San Antonio art world impresario Linda Pace, is finally set to open. Next week, the Southtown modern art museum — already one of TIME's World's Greatest Places, btw — is opening its doors to art lovers around the world.

2. New Jimmy Buffett restaurant surfs into popular River Walk attraction. Who would have dreamed a man who wrote about wasting away again in Margaritaville could build an entire restaurant empire, but here we are. LandShark Bar & Grill will soon be making a splash at Shops at Rivercenter.

3. South Texas chicken chain brings beer, wine, and new look to San Antonio restaurant. Golden Chick began in San Marcos in the late 1960s and has since become one of South Texas' go-to fast food joint. But one San Antonio shop is swapping its familiar interior for a brand-new look...

4. New San Antonio development shoots onto bustling Broadway strip near the Pearl. A new development is coming to downtown. Oxbow, a mixed-use project offering both offices, restaurants, and green space, is currently underway at 1801 Broadway St., and is scheduled to be completed in early 2020.

5. Southern-inspired restaurant bakes up opening date for anticipated San Antonio location. Biscuits and beignets and burgers? Yes, yes, and yes. Ida Claire, one of San Antonio's most anticipated restaurants of the year, officially opens October 7. We'll be celebrating by eating our way into a food coma.