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south side caldo

Warm up your soul with a bowl of South Side caldo

Some call it caldo, some call it sopa. Whatever you call it, we can all agree it’s delicious. When the temperature starts dropping in San Antonio, Mexican restaurants across town start getting ready…


Looking back at one of our most impactful years yet

This year brought many exciting developments to the South Side It’s official: 2019 was a successful year for Brooks. From the very start, every day was dedicated to our mission to promote and…


Juicing to jogging — it’s easy to stay healthy at Brooks

Mind, body, soul After the news earlier this year that a VIVA SA program, spearheaded by Councilwoman Rebecca Viagran, is bringing healthy foods to corner stores in District 3, we’ve been on the…


South Side Quinceanera

The South Side is your go-to hub for all things Quinceañera

Planning a Quinceañera? The South Side has everything you need and more This is it. You’ve waited 15 years for this and the big milestone is soon arriving. It’s time to plan a quinceañera, but…


Los Otros

San Antonio's top 10 favorite visual artists

Street art. Public art. Fine art. San Antonio has it all. From Cruz Ortiz to Diana Kersey, both of whom have art pieces displayed at Brooks, San Antonio is home to a portfolio of incredibly talented…


LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT Brooks

With an eye on the environment, Brooks is ensuring responsible growth

Brooks is growing every day and that means big changes on the South Side As more businesses are choosing Brooks as their new location and residents are choosing to make the South Side their home,…


Michael Menchaca

Local artist Michael Menchaca inspired by Brooks community and history

Connie visits with San Antonio artist Michael Menchaca San Antonio artist Michael Menchaca shares his thoughts and inspiration behind one of his newest large scale collages of Brooks which…


SWell Cycle Brooks

Exploring The Greenline with SWell Cycle

SWell Cycle brings recreation and exercise to The Greenline For the past few months, residents and visitors to the Brooks area have had a new way to get around: Swell Cycle provides rentable bikes…


How to do a quick trip on San Antonio's South Side

Only have an afternoon to experience the Brooks area? Here are the must-see highlights, from exotic cuisine to world-renowned historical sites. The good thing about spending time on the South Side…