UT San Antonio's free tuition takes top billing among week's most popular stories
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. UT San Antonio offering free tuition to families making less than $50,500. UTSA is making higher education more affordable than ever thanks to a new tuition-free initiative. Beginning next fall, incoming freshmen whose families earn $50,500 or less will be eligible to go to school for free.
2. Acclaimed San Antonio restaurant shockingly shutters in Southtown.One of San Antonio's most acclaimed restaurants is closing. Feast, the popular Southtown eatery, will host its final guests on December 31.
3. 5 things to know in San Antonio food right now: Luxurious restaurant lands in unexpected location. The Luxury has landed in a whole new spot. Chef Andrew Weissman's popular downtown eatery is opening a second location inside San Antonio International Airport sometime in 2020.
4.Pee-wee Herman rides back into San Antonio with Big Adventure tour. Pee-wee is back, y'all. As part of his mega U.S. tour, the '80s pop culture superstar is heading to San Antonio for a special performance next summer. No word yet if he'll hit up the Alamo while he's here.
5. San Antonio will unlock Texas' biggest home price increase in 2020, says new report.Texas' housing market is red-hot, and San Antonio is no exception. Though home prices have remained low compared to the state's other major metro areas, a new report suggests that San Antonians may see them rise as much as 0.8 percent next year.