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This isn’t a sentence we get to type often, but here goes: The truth is catching up to the National Rifle Association and its boss Wayne LaPierre as they attempt to evade accountability yet again. The welcome development came a week ago when, in an exceedingly rare move, an official with the U.S. Department of Justice Trustee’s office — the federal agency charged with keeping the nation’s ...

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For Tamara Saviano, a gifted author and filmmaker, Without Getting Killed or Caught has been a labor of love. It is a documentary about the life and music of native Texan Guy Clark. But on so many levels, it is much more. Born in the West Texas outpost of Monahans weeks before the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, Clark and his family moved to Rockport on the Texas Gulf Coast, where, as a ...

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If you’re looking for a high-quality getaway that doesn’t require an airplane or a passport, you’re in luck. Two South Florida hotels made the cut for Condé Nast’s 25th annual Hot List, which includes 69 new spots from around the globe. First up is the White Elephant hotel, located on South Florida’s tony Palm Beach. It “presents a stylish yet unpretentious option on the highbrow resort ...

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Many years ago, back in the financial crisis, I listened to a heart-rending story from a wealthy man. With the decline in his net worth, he told me, he needed to make some changes. Should he sell his Aspen house or his California beach house? He was definitely going to keep his house in Texas. And what about the jet he had for going between the houses? Don’t laugh. It was a serious problem. It ...

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May 10—Southside Hoodlum may not be a fixture in Billboard magazine, but the San Antonio rapper has seen his name on billboards across his hometown. The colorful signs are located off Broadway near the Westfort Historic District and over Interstate 10 near Woodlawn Avenue. They feature a cartoon kid drooling over a box of "Hoodlum" cereal with a caricature of the 26-year-old rapper with his ...

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May 10—Event: 50 Cent, the rapper who topped the charts in the '00s with "In Da Club" and "Candy Shop" is the big draw for "Night in New San Antonio," a celebration that also features Houston rapper Chamillionaire, live DJs and Fiesta-style food booths. Doors 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Smoke BBQ + Skybar, 501 E. Crockett St. $50 (VIP packages available), Facebook: @SmokeSanAntonio. Stage: Classic ...

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May 10—It's hard to imagine a meal in San Antonio without fresh tomatoes playing at least a supporting role, be it in a batch of pico de gallo, scattered over a puffy taco or tucked into a bun along with a juicy burger patty. Unfortunately, preparing those meals can be a challenge when the only tomatoes available in the store are hard, under-ripened specimens with the barest blush of red hue. ...

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May 10—Hugo Ibarra knows how it feels not to have enough food. He's been bullied. He's been mocked. He's doubted himself. Teachers are people, too, with their own struggles — just one of the lessons Ibarra teaches his second-grade students at Larkspur Elementary School. He is transparent with his class so students will know that they, too, can pick themselves up when they fall. "My goal is to ...

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May 10—Whether you know him from Spurs games or have seen him walking around SeaWorld, Chuck Cureau is one of San Antonio's most familiar faces. The actor, emcee, and public relations expert has been a fixture with both organizations for years. Lately, he's been juggling both jobs — directing public relations and firing up the crowd at the Spurs games as the in-arena emcee — all without a ...