Live Brooks

An international oasis

A trilingual, global professional finds her home at Brooks From Mexico to Japan to San Antonio, Mary Carmen Dennis has lived all over the world. That means she speaks English, Spanish, and Japanese,…


A Legacy of Community

Being a South Sider means having pride in where you come from Despite all the changes that have happened at Brooks over the decades—from Air Force Base to mixed-use development—the atmosphere of…


Building the future with STEM

Science and engineering education at Brooks is preparing young engineers for growing career options “I graduated from BASE and now I’m the College and Career Readiness Counselor. I get to help…


Gulf Coast gourmet meets South Side hospitality

Southerleigh Chef and Founder is ready for his next adventure – this time at Brooks “When we made the announcement to open the restaurant at Brooks, people personally thanked us for taking a…


Jico Gallana Photography

A photographer finds his home

A San Antonio transplant explores the South Side through a camera lens Growing up in the Philippines, Jico Gallana dreamed of being a photographer. He couldn’t afford a camera though, until 2011…


A Runner’s Path to Brooks

Brooks running club member finds community and purpose on the South Side “When I first came to San Antonio, I was not a runner. I couldn’t run more than a mile,” said Kim Dea, South Side resident…


Diana Kersey

Art and harmony on the South Side

Local ceramics artist infuses the vision of Brooks into her new art installation The wall installation going up on the exterior wall of the new VIA Transit Center is much more than just a beautiful…


Dreaming up the future of Brooks

A proud South Sider returns home Jenna Saucedo-Herrera is the President and CEO of the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation — the entity responsible for bringing employers from all corners of…


Embarking on the journey of life

A young couple expecting their first child chooses Brooks for their family With their first child due in March of this year, Addy Moreno and Felix Flores, who have been married for four years, have…