San Antonio high schools among best in U.S., plus more popular stories
Editor's note: Each weekend, we share five stories that captured the attention of the Alamo City over the past seven days. From high achieving high schools to the initial plans to reopen Texas, here are the hottest headlines of the week.
1.3 San Antonio high schools go to head of the class in prestigious ranking of best in U.S. The prestigious U.S. News & World Report ranking of the nation's best high schools gives top marks to three Alamo City institutions.
2. Texas reopens state parks and retail stores — but schools stay closed. On Friday, April 17, Gov. Greg Abbott rolled out his initial plans to reopen the state in stages, starting with state parks and curbside retail.
3.Here are the top 5 things to do in San Antonio this weekend. From Fiesta-inspired to-go packs to a virtual fun run, there's plenty of fun to be had at home.
4. New mixed-use development near Pearl whips up outdoor wine market and River Walk bridge. The Creamery, a new 350,000-square-foot mixed-use project, will become a "gateway" to the Pearl district when it's completed in 2022.
5. H-E-B extends San Antonio store hours during COVID-19 pandemic. Starting Monday, April 27, H-E-B will extend shopping hours for all of its brands — Central Market included.