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45th Annual Heritage Home Tour
45th Annual Heritage Home Tour

During this year’s 45th Annual Heritage Home Tour, guests will have the opportunity to tour two thriving local San Marcos businesses — Germer Insurance Services and Zelicks Icehouse. Vibrant yellow agarita blossoms precede red berries in summer and fall. Deer avoid spiny leaves of this plant. Above, Germer Insurance Services located at 221 North St. Below, Zelicks Icehouse located at 336 W. Hopkins St. Photos by Carl Deal

45th Annual Heritage Home Tour

During this year’s 45th Annual Heritage Home Tour, guests will have the opportunity to tour two thriving local San Marcos businesses — Germer Insurance Services and Zelicks Icehouse. Above, Zelicks Icehouse located at 336 W. Hopkins St. Photo by Carl Deal

45th Annual Heritage Home Tour

During this year’s 45th Annual Heritage Home Tour, guests will have the opportunity to tour two thriving local San Marcos businesses — Germer Insurance Services and Zelicks Icehouse. These local treasured properties have been significantly enhanced — preserving the rich history of our town for current and future generations to enjoy.

Here to Help: Artist Eric Scarlett lends support to local veterans

Eric and Kristy Scarlett have arrived in San Marcos, ready to help veterans live fuller lives.

Here to Help: Artist Eric Scarlett lends support to local veterans

Painted with auto body paint and hand-crafted, each of Scarlett’s flags is custom-made for the veteran for which it is created. Photos by Eric Scarlett

Here to Help: Artist Eric Scarlett lends support to local veterans

The Eternal Flame: a 9-foot metal monument in Victoria, was created by Scarlett during 2021. The project, which will be re-dedicated at the end of this month, garnered a DIY Hero nomination and honors all veterans who have fallen in the Golden Crescent since World War I. Photo submitted by Eric Scarlett

Here to Help: Artist Eric Scarlett lends support to local veterans

Eric Scarlett has done a lot of living with his life. Born and raised in Ventura, Calif., Scarlett transitioned from being a machine shop kid to being in the military and then starring in a series of high-powered TV shows about cars, like Overhaulin’ and Monster Garage.

Let Heart to Heart Caladiums
Let Heart to Heart Caladiums

This newly planted bed features Mangave Catch a Wave, a trending new plant hybrid between Agave and Manfreda with Heart to Heart Burning Heart caladium and Shadowland Coast to Coast hostas. Begonias and Torenia will complete the project.

Let Heart to Heart Caladiums

Heart to Heart Burning Heart is a large new landscape caladium for 2022 offering a bold new color. The hot red color is more intense in the sun and offers a tempting bronze in shadier locations.

Let Heart to Heart Caladiums

Heart to Heat Tickle Me Pink caladium and Wee Bit Giddy hydrangea made the perfect marriage at The Garden Guy’s house. Photos by Norman Winter

Let Heart to Heart Caladiums

The Garden Guy made a trip across town to chat with son James and came away giddy on one hand and grumpy on the other because I had been scooped. I am used to being the dud when it comes to comparing my plant partnerships with his, but this time he showed me up with a new variety. I’m the new variety guy, not this whipper snapper, but he was grinning like the ‘Cheshire Cat’ with this year’s new Heart to Heart Burning Heart caladium.

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Above, JAX's Burgers, Fries and Shakes' Baja burger, which came with all-beef patty, bacon, jalapeños, mayo, mustard, lettuce, tomatoes, onions and American cheese on a toasted sesame seed bun. Below, a classic cheeseburger from JAX served with mustard, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, onions and American cheese. Daily Record photo by Nick Castillo & Lance Winter

Foodie Friday: JAX's Burgers, Fries and Shakes

A new burger spot has opened up shop on the Square.

JAX Burgers, Fries and Shakes dishes out classic American fare between burgers, chicken and fries.

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