Tuesday, September 02, 2014
  • Welcome to San Angelo

    The San Angelo Visitors Center sits above the Concho River, its striking glass and stone architecture overlooking a slope marked by water flowing around sculptures, rocks and native plants and grasses and into the river.  Read More
  • H20 & Horsepower

    Leaving San Angelo on Knickerbocker Road, the rural vista offers no hint of the jewel that lies on the city’s southwest flank. Over the first bridge, only yards above the water’s surface, Lake Nasworthy opens up like a sparkling, fluid gift. Read More
  • Family Favorites, Exotic Fare

    San Angelo’s restaurant scene is an inspiring saga of high-achieving immigrant families. The Zentner name has been synonymous with great steaks for more than a century. German immigrant August Zentner opened a meat market in Rowena in the 1890s. By the 1920s, his son, John, cooked meats from the family market, eventually bringing sizzling dishes to a half dozen locations. Read More
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  • Spring Chicken
  • City Hall
  • Art Walk

Once a year San Angelo dines out together in the spring West Texas weather and helps a nonprofit clinic. The Spring Chicken Affair this year served up fried chicken dinner to 4,500 people who paid $8 to eat in the company of neighbors, friends and strangers on an April Sunday afternoon. The event has gone on for 31 years and raised more than $750,000 to help West Texas Rehab, an outpatient physical rehab organization with facilities in San Angelo, Abilene and Ozona that sees 500 patients a day who get treatment without regard to their ability to pay.

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  • Where: 72 W. College Avenue
  • Built: 1929
  • Renovated: 2012
  • Cost of renovations:$11 millon
  • Area: 36,000 square feet
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On the third Thursday of each month various downtown shops, galleries, studios, restaurants and other venues make a special effort to entertain art seekers.

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