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Living Brooks

By Emma Orosco From as far back as I could remember, I’ve considered Brooks my home. I remember first moving to the southeast side of San Antonio and dreading the idea of having to move schools my…


Your South SA Chamber Working Hard to Keep Us Safely Connected

By Al Arreola, Jr., President/CEO - South San Antonio Chamber During the pandemic, our Chamber has served as a resource for members and non-member businesses on the Southside. We have worked…


Interning at Brooks

By Viviana Nino With college applications coming up, I wanted to look into different ways to build my college resume. When summer began, I was in search of an internship that would benefit me and my…


5 Things You Didn’t Know About the EOC

On a day-to-day basis, the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) educates our citizens on how to prepare for emergencies, manages the city’s wireless emergency notifications, and develops hazard…


5 Opportunities to Give Back on the South Side

Part of living, working, learning, playing, and staying at Brooks means upholding the ideals of the common good of our community. Our mission of promoting and developing a vibrant, sustainable…


Meet the South Side’s most impressive female entrepreneurs

In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, we want to shout out all the #BrooksBossBabes who are taking the booming South Side business community by storm. Whether you’re the CEO or have the…


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…