El Parian Market Center is an Avenida Guadalupe-managed facility that houses professional, service, and retail businesses. The facility was constructed in the early 1990s and opened as an economic development project focused on providing low-cost office space. At its conception, El Paria ...more
Guadalupe Street Coffee
Guadalupe Street Coffee was founded by Baptist and Child Family Services (BCFS), a San Antonio-based nonprofit, in 2007 as the first and only Westside Internet cafe. The shop is particularly popular with students, providing a safe place to spend after-school hours and free college preparation ass ...more
An "herbolaria" ("air-bo-LA-ria") is a traditional herbal store that carries herbs, plants, and natural ingredients for treatments, reflecting the local culture’s heritage of natural healing. In addition, the business sells religious icons, oils, and other goods. The Westside of San A ...more
Looking for a mariachi charro or a Ballet Folklorico dress? You can also purchase authentic mariachi instruments and sheet music!
Esperanza Peace and Justice Center founded Mujer Artes, a women’s ceramic cooperative that has been located on the Westside since its inception. The group is a “community arts economic empowerment project for unemployed or underemployed women” where par ...more