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Above, a Golden-cheeked warbler sits on a tree in Wimberley. Daily Record photos by Lance Winter


Nature is in full bloom as springtime weather has arrived.

Below, a Cedar waxwing perches on a branch during a sunny day.

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Above, members of the Mistick Krewe of Okeanos, “Yardi Gras”winners and guests celebrate the winners of the “Yardi Gras” contest. Daily Record photos by Lance Winter

Mistick Krewe of Okeanos announces 'Yardi Gras' winners

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many nonprofits to rethink their traditional activities and the Mistick Krewe of Okeanos was one of those organizations who had to forgo its annual Mardi Gras Parade in February.

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Above, OMG Seafood's Seafood Combo served with two pieces of fish, shrimp, French fries and a roll. Below, OMG Seafood's Seafood Gumbo, which comes with a delicious broth full of sausage, shrimp, rice and okra.  Daily Record photos by Nick Castillo & Lance Winter

Foodie Friday: OMG Seafood

Have you been looking for a place to satisfy a craving for some great seafood? Then you'll want to set your metaphorical hook at OMG Seafood.

Fanfare for a 100th birthday

Fanfare for a 100th birthday

Patricia Machado celebrated her 100th birthday on Wednesday. Her family celebrated the day with a mariachi performance at her house in San Marcos. Above, Nichole Machado, Rudy Longoria (on a knee) Albert Luera, Anaiya Luera, Avery Longoria, Ariel Luera, Mike Machado, Patricia Machado on her lap is Michael Garcia, Alex Machado Elizabeth Garcia (on knee also) Zelayla McGarity, Milian Mcgarity, Nyjah'Mellay McGarity, Priscilla Longoria, Jou'ron McGarity and Sariah McGarity. Missing from the picture: Anthony Garcia and Celeste Acosta. Below, mariachi performers serenade Patricia Machado during her birthday celebration. Daily Record photos by Lance Winter

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Texas State University will host first round  games of the 2021 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament, commonly referred to as March Madness, on Sunday and Monday inside Strahan Arena at the University Events Center. Above, a City of San Marcos employee raises a banner that welcomes fans to the city. Below, Texas State employees work to prepare the court for the upcoming games. Daily Record photos by Lance Winter

WELCOMING MARCH MADNESS: Texas State hosts NCAA women's basketball tournament first round games

Excitement’s building as tip-off for the 2021 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament nears.


Above, shoppers at the San Marcos Premium Outlets stand in a line some with masks on and others without. Gov. Greg Abbott lifted the state's mask mandate on March 10. Daily Record photo by Lance Winter


Earlier this week Texas’ COVID-19 mask mandate became a monumental footnote in the state's 175- year history.

Foodie Friday, Blue Dahlia Bistro, San Marcos, San Marcos News, San Marcos Record

Left, Blue Dahlia Bistro's Coq au Vin Blanc — a savory chicken stew with  mushrooms, garlic, capers, prosciutto, all cooked in a white wine cream sauce served with a side salad. Above, Blue Dahlia's breakfast sandwich served with mixed greens. Daily Record photos by Nick Castillo & Lance Winter

Foodie Friday: Blue Dahlia Bistro

San Marcos is blessed with a variety of great eating establishments but if you’re looking for something that is not so ordinary then you’ve got to try Blue Dahlia Bistro.

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Above,  Italian Garden's baked lasagna — layer-after-layer of lasagna noodles separated by perfectly seasoned meat, tomato sauce, mozzarella and ricotta cheeses. Below, Italian Garden's calzone, which comes stuffed with sausage, pepperoni, ricotta and mozzarella. Daily Record photos by Nick Castillo & Lance Winter

Foodie Friday: Italian Garden

E solo cibo delizioso. 


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