San Antonio-area theater premieres temporary drive-in, plus more popular stories
Editor's note: Welcome to our weekly roundup of the top 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-area movie theater debuts temporary drive-in during COVID-19 shutdown. EVO Entertainment Group has opened a drive-in “theater” in the parking lot of its Schertz location, which is temporarily closed. There are plans for screenings seven days a week for the foreseeable future.
2. Here are the top 5 things to do in San Antonio this weekend. Weekends look a little different right now, so instead of our usual event-driven roundup, we've crafted a new kind of guide for some weekend fun.
3.H-E-B rolls out new restrictions on what San Antonio shoppers can buy. The San Antonio-based grocer has issued limits on a host of grocery items and other household goods to curb stockpiling during the coronavirus crisis.
4. H-E-B carts out employee pay raise during COVID-19 panic. In other H-E-B news, the company has bumped up pay for hourly employees by $2 an hour through mid-April.
5.Downtown San Antonio property transforming into high-end signature hotel. The downtown Marriott is poised for a major makeover. It will be converted into The Otis Hotel San Antonio (the second Otis ever) and should be ready for reservations in early 2022.