This week's hot headlines
Warning about oak trees tops this week's 5 most-read San Antonio stories
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1. Texas tree group issues dire warning to San Antonio owners of oak trees. A nonprofit dedicated to trees is issuing a warning to Texas citizens who own oak trees: Put down the pruning shears. The reason: oak wilt.
2. San Antonio's first Tommy Bahama restaurant chills out at La Cantera. Texas’ first Tommy Bahama Marlin Bar will open in late February at the Shops at La Cantera. According to a release, the 7,500-square-foot space will integrate dining space with an open-plan retail store.
3. 2 secret new late-night bars sneak into St. Mary's Strip in San Antonio. Don’t count out the St. Mary’s Strip yet. Two shadowy new concepts clustered around venerable bar Hi-Tones are breathing new life into the beleaguered entertainment district.
4. Texas A.G. Ken Paxton stirs the pot on small marijuana offenses in San Marcos. The cities of Austin, Denton, Elgin, Killeen and San Marcos have all decriminalized possession of small amounts of marijuana. Now, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is suing them.
5. Favorite San Antonio bakery doubling in size with 3 new locations. When it comes to local eats in San Antonio, no one does it quite like La Panadería. Lines out the door have cemented its place as one of the city's top takeout spots. Now, there will be double the baked goodness as the bakery plans what a release calls "ambitious expansion plans for 2024 and 2025."