HARLINGEN — When Rey Calara walked into the Harlingen Convention Center, he added it to his list of potential conference venues. Calara, a consultant with Ambit Energy, said he works with energy companies often planning conventions. “That’s why I’m here … More

HARLINGEN — After 10 years of planning, the city is ready to launch construction of the $16.7 million convention center. It will take a year to complete. Nearby, developers are ready to build a strip mall and restaurant. That will … More

(CNN) – With so many iconic cities and diverse landscapes, beautiful hotels in the United States are a dime a dozen. But some are, quite simply, more beautiful than others. From rustic alpine lodges in the Rocky Mountains to sleek beachfront … More

HARLINGEN — After years of planning, the city will build a convention center. In a meeting yesterday, city commissioners and members of the Harlingen Community Improvement Board approved agreements with developers B.C. Lynd Hospitality and Ezequiel Reyna to build the … More

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To compile our annual list of the best places to travel in the upcoming year, T+L editors thoroughly and meticulously consider a variety of factors. Which under-the-radar gems are most exciting to our network of contributing writers and global correspondents? … More

There were so many tasty additions to San Antonio’s culinary scene in 2015 that it was tough to narrow down the list. We present the 10 top new restaurants. Rebelle fits beautifully amid the vivid décor and enchantment of the … More

The St. Anthony, neglected for many years, has finally had a face-lift. Now, a stunning beauty once again, this downtown hotel, features one of the newest and most fantastic restaurants in town, Rebelle. It’s not to be missed, even if … More

Often relegated to the periphery, a hotel pianist is responsible for setting the all-important mood of a hotel. Combined with elegant design and an enticing cocktail menu, those tinkling ivories put the icing on the cake of a perfect hotel … More

Make sure you become a fan on Facebook to get updates and follow Chef Stefan Bowers on Instagram so he can further entice you in! Find their lunch menu here and their dinner menu here. For lunch, Rebelle will be open for lunch M-F … More

ST. ANTHONY Following a multi-million-dollar renovation, a 1909 landmark building just three blocks from the Alamo and Riverwalk re-opened this year as the St. Anthony, A Luxury Collection Hotel. Elements of the structure’s history abound, from the lobby’s 12-foot ceilings … More

Dating to 1909, this National Historic Landmark wrapped up a multimillion-dollar renovation in November. The top-to-bottom makeover, which started in 2013, reduced the property’s 350 guest rooms to 277. New carpeting and paint highlight upgrades to 31,527 sq. ft. of … More

The St. Anthony, a hotel in San Antonio, Texas, completed a two-year restoration and update to its guestrooms, public spaces and dining venues. Overseeing the renovation at the 277-key property — a member of Starwood Hotels and Resorts’ Luxury Collection … More

Two San Antonio hotels—one old, one new—draw on their storied pasts to re-define Southern hospitality and provide authentic experiences that appeal to visitors and locals alike Since opening its doors in 1909 as the first fully air-conditioned hotel in the … More

The St. Anthony was Crowned Again with All the Pomp and Circumstance You Would Expect Dignitaries, politicians and social elite from across the globe converged for the Grand Reopening of The St. Anthony Hotel, long referred to as the Queen … More

When two cattlemen set out to build a luxury hotel in San Antonio in 1909, they had visions – not delusions – of grandeur. On Thursday night, about 106 years later in a nearly euphoric atmosphere of elegance and opulence, … More

SAN ANTONIO — Long live the Queen of San Antonio hotels! The St. Anthony Hotel downtown has reopened its doors to celebrate its most grand restoration as the lap of hospitality luxury in the Alamo City. The “Texas Jewel Reborn” shined … More

SAN ANTONIO—The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., together with its owner partner BC Lynd, has completed a multimillion-dollar restoration of the historic St. Anthony hotel. Built in 1909 as the first luxury … More

The elegant and timeless charm of the St. Anthony Hotel is legendary in the Alamo City. Opened in 1909, the “Queen of San Antonio” recently received a major facelift after undergoing massive renovations. Updated features include two new culinary hot spots: Rebelle, … More

You may feel a bit naughty ordering Greed and Lust, but that’s the point at Rebelle, the new restaurant at the St. Anthony Hotel. It’s from the team behind Feast restaurant — owner Andrew Goodman and chef Stefan Bowers — … More

Rebelle, Chef Stefan Bowers’ highly anticipated, up-scale restaurant in the newly renovated The St. Anthony Hotel, is “about bold flavors, strong drinks, and a swanky, sexy atmosphere to have a good night in,” he said. Rebelle celebrates its grand opening Wednesday night at … More

San Antonio – Relying on the iconic St. Anthony Hotel’s history to guide the 2013-2015 redesign, San Antonio’s first luxury hotel has been meticulously restored to its original grandeur. The new look is timeless: historically modern, with a thoughtful and … More

The landmark St. Anthony Hotel honors the Texas Cavaliers at the annual King’s Ball. Photo Gallery … More–>

Brandon Raney said something last week that you don’t hear every day: “We have a large cache of doorknobs.” The CEO of San Antonio-based BC Lynd Hospitality, Raney was talking about the ongoing renovation of the St. Anthony Hotel. For … More

With a guest list that has included everyone from Olivia de Havilland and Billy Graham to George Clooney and ZZ Top, the St. Anthony Hotel is nearly ready for its closeup after an almost 30-month renovation. “We’re 98 percent there,” said … More

San Antonio — Brandon Raney said something last week that you don’t hear every day: “We have a large cache of doorknobs.” The CEO of San Antonio-based BC Lynd Hospitality, Raney was talking about the ongoing renovation of the St. … More

Located within the Historic St. Anthony Hotel in Downtown San Antonio, Haunt offers a sexy sleek lounge, delicious cocktails, and an amazing staff. Playfully named after the rumored “spirits” that reside within the hotel, Haunt’s handcrafted cocktails had me screaming for more. … More

San Antonio – Recently restored, San Antonio’s historic St. Anthony Hotel built in 1909, has long been known as “the Waldorf on the Prairie.” The 10-story Luxury Collection property, which has played host to everyone from John Wayne and Grace Kelly, … More

Recently restored, San Antonio’s historic St. Anthony Hotel built in 1909, has long been known as “the Waldorf on the Prairie.” The 10-story Luxury Collection property, which has played host to everyone from John Wayne and Grace Kelly, Eleanor Roosevelt, … More

Built on prime land that was once irrigated farmland for the Alamo, it became known as “the Waldorf on the Prairie.” The St. Anthony Hotel, which has hosted everyone from John Wayne to ZZ Top, Eleanor Roosevelt to Goldie Hawn — … More

We Have A Venue

June 27, 2015

It’s official…The Morrisons (to-be) have a venue! We are very excited to be married at the St. Anthony Hotel in San Antonio next spring. A historic hotel that was originally built in 1909, the venue has extended grand Texas hospitality … More

San Antonio — Tens of thousands of new oil and gas wells have been drilled and hydraulically fractured in recent years — part of a shale boom that has spread across the U.S. Could re-fracking some of those existing wells … More

Over 600 million earthlings watched as U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon 45 years ago today. The historical milestone brings about many memories and thoughts, especially from Baby Boomers who were among the millions viewing the duo on television. … More

The St. Anthony Hotel is being restored to the grande dame it once was — with a contemporary touch. Under local ownership since 2012, the 1909 downtown hotel on the recently refurbished Travis Park is in the midst of a  … More

The new owners of the 105-year-old, 10-story St. Anthony Hotel, and the architects behind its renovation, believe the fix-ups help the structure to be part of a renewal of the Travis Park area in downtown San Antonio.  Members of the … More

For decades, the St. Anthony Hotel was a revered destination in downtown San Antonio. The three cattlemen who built the hotel in 1909 felt the luxury hotel would help make the city a destination spot for wealthy people to visit. Their dream … More

Travis Park’s first major public art installation since reopening in late March is being designed in the classroom. It looks like a set of monkey bars you’d find at a playground, but much larger. The domed structure is 15 feet tall, … More

On Monday night at the St. Anthony Hotel, $75-a-plate dinners were served to guests at a Parks and Recreation fundraising gala for the refurbished Travis Park, which reopened earlier that day after a three-month, $500,000 renovation project. Just across the … More

Blues music serenaded the grand reopening of one of the  oldest municipal parks in the country Monday as dozens turned out to see the new upgrades to Travis Park, which include new landscaping, seating and a dog park. “It’s really … More

The restaurant at the soon-to-reopen St. Anthony Hotel will be operating under the auspices of the team at Feast, 1024 S Alamo St. Feast’s owner, Andrew Goodman, said he just signed contracts and he’s going to operate the hotel restaurant … More

The people who hang out at Travis Park are not all homeless, they say. They’re not all drug dealers, nor addicts. “It’s a culture, it’s a mixed culture,” said Derrick Holmes, 51, who was passing the time at the park … More

After 20 years of being away, the ornately decorated Steinway piano that long graced the St. Anthony Hotel’s Peacock Alley cocktail lounge has returned. The piano is said to have been built for the Russian Embassy in Paris and housed … More

San Antonio, TX – November 20, 2013 – BC Lynd Hospitality, a full service hotel management and investment company, and CrossHarbor Capital Partners LLC, a seasoned investor in a variety of opportunistic and value-oriented commercial real estate transactions, have joined together to extend their respective national hospitality footprints with the acquisition of six Marriott-branded properties. More

If the walls of the St. Anthony Hotel could talk, they could offer an endless supply of cherished memories, tales about historic events and lifelong relationships. So as part of a planned $24 million renovation of the 104-year-old downtown hotel, … More

San Antonio, TX – March 22, 2013 – BC Lynd Hospitality, a growing hospitality investment and management firm, has announced that the antique piano that once adorned the Peacock Alley cocktail lounge of the St. Anthony Hotel will soon be returning home. The beautifully ornate Steinway Model L Player Piano was sold Monday for $220,000 by Bonham’s auction house in San Francisco to a member of the investment group that acquired the hotel last May. More

The Steinway grand piano that for 20 years has been absent from San Antonio soon will return to its rightful place in the St. Anthony Hotel’s Peacock Alley cocktail lounge. The piano was sold for $220,000 on Monday by Bonhams auction house … More

San Antonio, TX – March 7, 2013 – BC Lynd Hospitality, a growing hospitality investment and management firm, has announced an initiative to “rebuild the history” of the hotel by inviting former and current guests of the St. Anthony to share their photos and stories of past visits. This effort kicks off a revitalization and remodel project that aims to re-introduce the local landmark as a premier San Antonio hotel in 2014 by restoring it to its former stature while bringing it into the 21st century with luxury amenities and experience driven service. More

San Antonio, TX – May 21, 2012 – BC Lynd Hospitality, a growing hospitality investment and management firm, has made its first major acquisition since it was founded earlier this year. The company, a joint venture between Lynd and BC Commercial Partners, LLC, has purchased the historic St. Anthony Hotel located in downtown San Antonio, Texas. More