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San Antonio, Texas, has long been known as the site of the infamous showdown at the Alamo, but the sophisticated city is attracting attention for a lot more these days. A recent $358 million River Walk face-lift connects visitors to downtown and new businesses and outdoor works projects along the river inject new life into this American classic.

Down by the River

Contributing Editor Andrew Nelson rounds out his week-long tour of San Antonio’s Fiesta with the big shebang: the River Parade. The ambulance chasers and personal injury lawyers must love the River Walk, San Antonio’s spectacularly successful network of leafy, landscaped pathways lacing its river flowing through downtown. Few barriers, rails or poles separate pedestrians from…