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Former San Antonio resident Peso Pluma announces AT&T Center concert

Peso Pluma sings on stage with his eyes closed and a band behind him.

Peso Pluma performing on "The Tonight Show." Photo: Rosalind O'Connor/NBC via Getty Images

On-the-rise Mexican singer-songwriter Peso Pluma has added a San Antonio tour stop.

Driving the news: The July 16 concert at the AT&T Center was announced Wednesday.

San Antonio celebrates maiz in May with local restaurant dishes

Mais con Yelo from Sari-Sari is a Filipino dessert made with layers of shaved ice, creamed corn and sweetened milk. The Big Red & Barbacoa Taco Flight from Stixs & Stone uses homemade Big Red corn tortillas and strawberry and Big Red jam.

Mais con yelo from Sari-Sari (left). The Big Red & barbacoa taco flight from Stixs & Stone. Photos: Courtesy of Sari-Sari and Stixs & Stone

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What's happening: San Antonio's World Heritage Office is celebrating corn in all its forms this month by partnering with local restaurants offering special corn dishes.

San Antonio's first Seasons 52 is opening this month

Here's your first look at the new place to balance a healthy meal with wine. Photo: Courtesy of Seasons 52

Seasons 52, a national grill and wine bar brand focused on light meals, will open its first San Antonio location at the Alamo Quarry Market this month.

Driving the news: Seasons 52 announced the May 20 grand opening yesterday.

Two San Antonio brunch spots land on national list

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Two of the most popular brunch spots in the U.S. are in San Antonio.

Driving the news: OpenTable, a reservation website, recently named the 100 most popular brunch spots in the country.

Things to do in San Antonio this weekend, May 5-7

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Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

After you enjoy Cinco de Mayo celebrations Friday night and cast your ballot Saturday, there's plenty more to do.

🐉 See giant living plant sculptures debuting Saturday at the San Antonio Botanical Garden. A massive dragon, a mermaid and a peacock will join the party, which features family-friendly activities and arts vendors, 10am-2pm. Tickets start at $15 for children.

San Antonio has one of the best brunch spots in the U.S.

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Eggs Benedict and cheesy hash browns from Comfort Cafe. Photo: Madalyn Mendoza/Axios

Comfort Cafe is one of the best places in the U.S. to brunch this Mother's Day, according to Yelp.

Driving the news: Yelp released its list of the top 100 brunch spots Thursday morning in honor of taking mom out to eat on May 14. San Antonio's pay-what-you-can charity restaurant at 2015 N.E. Loop 410 came in at No. 2.

Downtown San Antonio bars to check out along the Fiesta parade routes

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Tony's Siesta on North Alamo. Photo: Madalyn Mendoza/Axios

Fiesta experts know that the Bonham Exchange after the Battle of Flowers parade is tradition, but it's not the only place to keep the party going.

What's happening: Two of Fiesta's biggest events, the Battle of Flowers and Flambeau parades, will wind through downtown Friday and Saturday, respectively.

San Antonio Fiesta tips from an expert and a rookie

It's OK to drool. Photo: Madalyn Mendoza/Axios

We're ready to guide you through all things Fiesta whether it's your first time partaking or your 50th.

Why it matters: Newcomers are moving to San Antonio all the time, and some are surprised to learn just how steeped in traditions our citywide party can be.

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