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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Fire Marshal’s symposium aims to improve fire sprinkler system freeze protection

Robert Lee addresses attendees in council chambers

The Boerne Fire Marshal’s Office hosted a symposium Feb. 6 to connect property managers and owners to contractors with the goal of improving fire sprinkler system freeze protection.

South Texas has experienced more frequent and longer lasting fre...

Read about this collaboration.

City News
Posted on: February 2, 2024

Boerne Police arrest juvenile suspect in threats against BISD school

Arrest Made in Threats to BISD School

On Thursday, February 1, 2024, at just after 7 p.m. the Boerne Police Department made contact with the primary suspect in the threats made against Champion High School on Wednesday, January 31, 2024.

The suspect, 16, was arrested Friday, February 2, 2024, ...

Details on the arrest.

City News
Posted on: January 25, 2024

Library Director Kelly Skovbjerg to retire after 22 years

Kelly Skovbjerg

The Patrick Heath Public Library will soon turn the page on a new chapter with longtime director Kelly Skovbjerg set to retire after 22 years.

She began her career with the City of Boerne in 2002 as a reference librarian before becoming library director in...

More on Kelly's retirement.

City News
Posted on: January 26, 2024

Two donations to make lasting impact at Boerne’s library, animal shelter

Exteriors of animal shelter and library

In a unanimous vote on Tuesday night Jan. 23, the Boerne City Council approved a budget amendment and accepted two anonymous donations totaling $98,043.

The first donation was $50,000 made to the Boerne Animal Shelter. The second donation was just over $48...

Read about the donations.

City News
Posted on: January 10, 2024

City named Best-In-Class Employer for second straight year

HR staff of three hold Best-In-Class framed certificate

For the second time in as many years the City of Boerne has been named a Best-In-Class Employer in Gallagher’s U.S. Benefits Strategy and Benchmarking Survey.

For its 2023 survey, Gallagher identified the City as an organization that excels in optimizing e...

Read about the distinction.

City News
Posted on: February 2, 2024

Boerne Police reminds residents to be on alert for scammers

Scam Likely appears on phone call from unknown number

The Boerne Police Department has seen an increase in reported fraud attempt cases over the last year, specifically cases in which the suspect posed as a law enforcement official and requested payment for outstanding fines and warrants.

“Many peop...

Learn about recent scams.

City News
Posted on: January 17, 2024

Winter 2024 Storm Recap: How the City Responded

ice blankets trees in hill country setting

For the fourth year in a row, Boerne experienced a high-impact winter weather event spanning several days from Jan. 13 – 16. The brunt of this week's winter weather and cold temperatures are in the rearview mirror, and we wanted to provide a brief update ...

See how we responded.

City News
Posted on: December 8, 2023

Conserve water during the winter months, save money

A cup being filled with water

By continuing to conserve water during the winter months, Boerne Utilities water customers can save money on their water bill.

Boerne water utility customers should avoid landscape irrigation and reduce indoor water use as much as possible during the winte...

Learn about averaging.

City News
Posted on: January 4, 2024

City recognized for excellence in financial reporting for 36th straight year

Six finance staff pose for picture

For the 36th year in a row the City of Boerne has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the US and Canada (GFOA).

Making dollars and cents of the City’s annual fina...

Read about the achievement.

City News
Posted on: December 15, 2023

City recognizes Roy Burgess ahead of retirement 39 years in the making

Roy Burgess and family

At the City Council meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 12, the City of Boerne recognized its current longest tenured employee ahead of his retirement in January.

Roy Burgess, treatment plant superintendent, has been with the City since April 1985. When he retires ne...

Read about Roy.

City News
Posted on: December 11, 2023

W. Theissen bridge at Frederick Creek reopens after emergency repairs

new Thiessen Street culvert

UPDATE 2/15/24

The City of Boerne reopened the W. Theissen Street bridge over Frederick Creek. The new culvert has been installed after it had been closed since Dec. 11 for emergency repairs.

UPDATE 1/30/24

The contractor has delivered the new box culvert fo...

Read about the repairs.

City News
Posted on: November 29, 2023

Crowd fills room for Kendall County Behavioral Health Advisory Coalition kick-off

audience fills chairs of council chambers for event

Representatives from eight organizations met Wednesday, November 29 to mark the launch of a county-wide initiative to coordinate and improve mental health response and care across jurisdictions.

The Kendall County Behavioral Health Advisory Coalition is a ...

Learn about the coalition.

City News
Posted on: October 26, 2023

City staff speak on One Water panel with Hill Country Alliance, Cibolo Center

Mike Mann and Jeff Carroll

Staff from the City of Boerne recently served on a panel at the first of what will be the annual One Water in the Texas Hill Country Conference, hosted by the Hill Country Alliance, the Cibolo Center, and the City.

The conference, held Oct. 26 at the Cibol...

Read about the conference.

City News
Posted on: October 25, 2023

Watch the 2023 State of the City

ben thatcher and frank ritchie

On October 19, 2023, Mayor Frank Ritchie and City Manager Ben Thatcher presented the State of the City hosted by the Greater Boerne Chamber of Commerce.

Watch the presentation. City News
Posted on: October 11, 2023

City receives TML Excellence Award for Boerne Water Dashboard

City leadership

The City of Boerne was presented with the Municipal Excellence Award for Public Works at the annual gathering of the Texas Municipal League in early October 2023.

The City was recognized for the Boerne Water Dashboard – a tool that combines all publicly av...

Read about the TML award.

City News
Posted on: September 27, 2023

City Council appoints Bret Bunker as District 4 replacement

Bret Bunker

At the Sept. 26, 2023, meeting, Boerne City Council members voted 5-0 to appoint Bret Bunker to represent District 4.

“I wanted to give back to the city that has been such a big part of my life,” Bunker said. “There is no plac...

Read about Councilman Bunker.

City News
Posted on: September 25, 2023

City continues to advance KCBFO transportation initiatives

Esser Road Re-Striped Lanes

The City of Boerne recently re-striped a stretch of South Esser Road from Blanco Road to Highway 46/River Road to include the addition of a continuous center turn lane along one of the busiest roadways in town.

The striping coincided with recent street reh...

Learn about the project.

City News
Posted on: September 18, 2023

City Celebrates Its Rock Star Employees

Employee Awards

Staff recently gathered for the annual Employee Recognition Luncheon and Awards Ceremony to celebrate shared successes and individual achievements.

See a list of awards. City News
Posted on: August 28, 2023

Approved FY 2024 City Budget invests in bond/capital projects, public safety

Boerne

The City of Boerne’s budget for fiscal year 2024 was approved by City Council at the September 12 meeting.

A public hearing for the proposed budget and the tax rate was held during the meeting. Both were approved by council as follows:

  • Budget approved in 5-...
Explore the budget.

City News
Posted on: September 8, 2023

Councilman reflects, prepares to step down: 'I have been lucky to serve'

Bryce Boddie

District 4 Councilman Bryce Boddie is preparing to step down from Boerne City Council at the September 12, 2023, meeting after more than three years of service.

Before one of his final City Council meetings sitting behind the dais, Boddie reflected on his ...

Hear from Councilman Boddie.

City News
Posted on: September 11, 2023

City receives national award for collaborative mental health efforts

City Hall

The City of Boerne is a 2023 recipient of the ICMA Local Government Excellence Award in Community Partnerships for the reimaging of the Police Department’s mental health officer (MHO) position and the City’s efforts to collaborate with area partners on me...

Read about the award.

City News
Posted on: August 8, 2023

Boerne City Council approves Short-Term Rental Ordinance

City Hall

Boerne City Council approved in a 5-0 vote an updated Short-Term Rental Ordinance at the August 8, 2023, council meeting.

The ordinance establishes updated requirements for any short-term rental (STR) in operation within the City of Boerne and its extra-te...

Read about the new ordinance.

City News
Posted on: August 8, 2023

Council approves sale of old City Hall, Public Works buildings

Old City Hall and Public Works building

Boerne City Council approved the sale of the old City Hall and the Public Works buildings in two separate 5-0 votes at the August 8, 2023, meeting.

Old City Hall

Council approved the sale of the old City Hall (402 E. Blanco Rd.) to Ridan, Inc. for the list ...

Read about the sales.

City News
Posted on: July 13, 2023

Oak Wilt mediation underway at City Cemetery

Tree removal

The City of Boerne has begun conducting oak wilt mediation at the City Cemetery. The biggest thing people will see are numerous tress that have been tagged with color-coded tape to indicate the type of treatment they have received. Furthermore, these acti...

More on oak wilt.

City News
Posted on: May 2, 2023

Boerne Takes Four Top Honors In the 2023 Texas Travel Awards

Shops in downtown Boerne

Four Boerne destinations were crowned “best of” in the 3rd annual Texas Travel Awards. Launched by the publishers of Austin Monthly, San Antonio Magazine, and Texas Music, the awards were created to celebrate the top travel destinations and attractions ac...

See the awards.

City News
Posted on: March 29, 2023

Boerne City Council approves minor updates to Thoroughfare Plan

Boerne City Hall

On Tuesday night, April 11, 2023, Boerne City Council voted unanimously to approve minor updates to the City’s Major Thoroughfare Plan.

State law allows cities to create these plans per Local Government Code, Title 7, Chapter 213. The City of Boerne create...

See the updates.

City News
Posted on: February 10, 2023

Boerne Parks and Recreation announces new department leaders

Lissette Jimenez and Donnie Bergmann

The City of Boerne Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce the promotion of two longtime leaders to be the department’s next Director and Assistant Director.

This week, Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation Lissette Jimenez took over as...

Read about these leaders.

City News
Posted on: November 18, 2022

City hosts Oak Wilt Management Workshop

Ryan Bass presents at Oak Wilt Management Workshop

The City of Boerne hosted a workshop Nov. 16 to provide information about oak wilt and what resources are available for treatment and prevention.

The Oak Wilt Management Workshop, co-hosted by the Texas A&M Forest Service and the Texas A&M AgriLife...

Learn about oak wilt.

City News
Posted on: October 14, 2022

City rolls out new online chat feature for utility customers

graphic reads "new live chat for utilities customers"

Boerne Utilities customers have a new way to connect with a Customer Care representative in the form of an online chat feature.

The new live chat feature can be accessed by visiting the Boerne Utilities Customer Care and Billing webpage and clicking on the...

Learn about Live Chat.

City News

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Posted on: January 17, 2024

City accepting hotel occupancy tax applications

Main Street River Road square

Organizations that offer programs to attract overnight tourists to the city’s hotels, motels, and other lodging establishments may be eligible to receive a portion of hotel occupancy tax funds to support their programs.

Each year, the City of Boe...

Program details.

Featured Stories
Posted on: July 18, 2023

Mayor's Blog

Frank Ritchie

Read the latest from Mayor Frank Ritchie on happenings in the City of Boerne.

Read the blog. Featured Stories
Posted on: October 25, 2023

Nathan Crane promoted to Planning Director

Nathan Crane, City of Boerne Planning Director

The City of Boerne is pleased to announce that Interim Director of Planning Nathan Crane has been promoted to Director of Planning.

Crane joined the City in November 2022 as the Assistant Director of Planning.

“We are excited to have Nathan&rs...

Read about Nathan.

Featured Stories

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Posted on: May 2, 2023

Hounds for Hounds: Boerne baseball delivers supplies to ACS

BHS baseball team with donated items at ACS

The Boerne High School Greyhounds baseball team filed into the Animal Care Services parking lot on a recent Monday afternoon to drop off much-needed supplies for the animals at the shelter.

Head coach Bill Merrell said this is the second year for the team’...

Read about the donation.

Heart of Boerne

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Posted on: February 14, 2024 | Last Modified on: March 31, 2023

Now hiring pool staff for summer 2024

Lifeguard at Pool

Do you enjoy being at the pool, keeping others safe, and having fun? Boerne Parks and Recreation is looking for team players with a guest-first attitude to share the love of aquatics with all pool guests.

In addition, we are looking for an employee that is...

See job openings.

Find hiring opportunities here. Parks and Recreation
Posted on: December 14, 2023

River Road Bank Stabilization project remains on schedule

Pillars placed in creek bank for new boardwalk

Get the latest on the City's project to stabilize the bank of Cibolo Creek and install new amenities for the public to enjoy.

Track our progress. Parks and Recreation
Posted on: November 8, 2023

Arbor Day: City plants 15 trees with help of volunteers

Volunteers plant trees

The City of Boerne celebrated Texas Arbor Day on Nov. 7 by planting 15 trees along the Currey Trail at Northside Neighborhood Park with the help of dozens of volunteers from local organizations.

Burkett Arbor Care and the Rotary Club of Boerne sponsored th...

Read about the event.

Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 12, 2023

Boerne dedicates new memorial, hosts Women Veterans Day celebration at Veterans Plaza

Athena's Prayer Statue

A special celebration in honor of women veterans was held Saturday, June 10, 2023, at Veterans Plaza — just ahead of Women Veterans Day.

A highlight of the ceremony was the unveiling of “Athena’s Prayer,” a bronze monument created by world-renowned artist ...

Read about the ceremony.

Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 22, 2023

City partners with Champion HS welders for new cemetery archway

New Cemetery Archway

In a first-of-its-kind collaborative project, the City of Boerne and the Boerne Independent School District partnered together to help create a new archway at the Boerne Cemetery. Working together, students in the Champion High School welding program comp...

Watch the full story.

Watch the full story. Parks and Recreation
Posted on: March 10, 2023

City marks 100th anniversary of Veterans Plaza with panoramic recreation

Crowd lines up for picture in front of Veterans Plaza

Hundreds of Boerne residents and veterans filled Veterans Plaza on Monday, March 6, 2023, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the dedication of the Graham Monument.

At the end of World War I, local leaders decided to erect a monument to memorialize the y...

Read about the park's history.

Parks and Recreation

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Posted on: February 23, 2024 | Last Modified on: March 28, 2023

Help Us Continue Being a Dynamic Community Hub!

Image of a table surrounded by sitting people with the words "We Need You"

The Patrick Heath Public Library, a department of the City of Boerne, seeks members to serve on its advisory board. If you want to support the PHPL in its efforts to serve our diverse community and you possess knowledge of and commitment to libraries and ...

Learn more about applying.

Patrick Heath Public Library
Posted on: February 22, 2024

How Do You Like Us Now?!

Graphic stating "We Want Your Feedback"

Please take our survey on your personal experiences with accessing Boerne resources on The Portal to Texas History!

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission awarded $38,717 to the Patrick Heath Public Library under its TexTreasures Grant program, wh...

Take the survey.

Patrick Heath Public Library
Posted on: January 11, 2024

Starting January 16, tax appointments being taken

Graphic of signs with the word tax, plus clock face and words Tax Prep

AARP Tax-Aide is at the library once again this year to prepare federal income tax returns for free, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Free tax preparation will take place on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The first day is Monday, February 5,...

Schedule your appointment.

Additional Info... Patrick Heath Public Library
Posted on: April 12, 2023

Boerne library offers new program for early childhood learning

Ribbon cutting ceremony for Family Place Libraries program

The City of Boerne’s Patrick Heath Public Library is rolling out a new program aimed at helping families with young children access early learning materials and community resources.

The program, called Bright Beginning, is offered through a partnership wit...

Learn about the program.

Patrick Heath Public Library

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Police

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Posted on: September 15, 2023

Boerne Police Lt. Chris Walk graduates from FBI National Academy

Chris Walk

Boerne Police Department Lt. Chris Walk was among 199 law enforcement officers from across the country and the world to graduate from the FBI National Academy Sept. 14, 2023.

The academy invites only the top one percent of law enforcement officers to atten...

Read more about Lt. Walk.

Police
Posted on: June 26, 2023

Boerne Police Dept. creates first-ever sergeant for SRO Division

Bowen Patton

For the first time in its nearly 25-year history, the Boerne Police Department School Resource Officer (SRO) Division will have a dedicated sergeant for the program.

Sgt. Bowen Patton will begin his duties July 24.

“This is our fastest growing division of t...

Learn more about the role.

Police
Posted on: May 1, 2023

Officer exemplifies heart behind the badge, helps save man’s life

Rebecca Foley

What began as a routine drive home from a conference on April 22 became anything but for Officer Rebecca Foley of the Boerne Police Department.

“I had just stopped for gas and was on the last leg of the trip before getting home,” Foley said.

As she approach...

Read more on this story.

Police
Posted on: April 20, 2023

Boerne PD recognizes officers at annual awards ceremony

Boerne PD patch logo

The Boerne Police Department held its annual awards ceremony April 18, 2023, and several officers were honored for exemplary service for their work in 2022.

The following awards were given during the ceremony:

  • Officer of the Year
  • Dispatcher of the Year
  • Top Gu...
See the awards.

Police
Posted on: July 8, 2022

11 officers promoted at Boerne PD ceremony

11 police officers sit in front row of auditorium during ceremony

The Boerne Police Department promoted 11 officers at a ceremony on Thursday, July 7, 2022, led by Chief Steve Perez.

Perez introduced each officer and read a list of accomplishments and recognitions they have received during their service in the department...

See the honorees.

Police
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Boerne ISD, local law enforcement agencies to add SRO's

The school resources officers stand in front of the Boerne ISD administration building

The Boerne Independent School District, along with the Boerne and Fair Oaks Ranch Police Departments, and the Kendall County Sheriff’s Office, have agreed to work aggressively toward assigning each Boerne ISD campus with a designated School Resource Offic...

Read about the additions.

Police
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Mental Health Officer a first for Boerne PD

Officer Rebecca Foley

The Boerne Police Department now has a dedicated mental health officer on staff to provide additional levels of support and attention to people in a mental health crisis.

Officer Rebecca Foley, with the department since 2013, assumed the role of mental hea...

Read about the new position.

Police
Posted on: February 1, 2022

City names Steve Perez next Chief of Police

Steve Perez Boerne Police Department

City Manager Ben Thatcher announced Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022, that Steve Perez has been promoted to Police Chief for the Boerne Police Department. Perez has been serving as the Interim Assistant Police Chief since the retirement of Police Chief Jim Kohler in...

Read about Chief Perez.

Police
Posted on: February 16, 2022

Cody Lackey promoted to Assistant Chief at Boerne PD

Cody Lackey Boerne Police Department

Incoming Chief of Police Steve Perez announced this week that Lt. Cody Lackey has been promoted to Assistant Chief of the Boerne Police Department.

Lackey, who has been with the department since 2004, assumes the position after the retirement of Assistant ...

Read about AC Lackey.

Police
Posted on: February 25, 2022

Boerne PD Chief, Assistant Chief sworn in at ceremonies

The swearing-in ceremonies for Chief Steve Perez and Asst. Chief Cody Lackey

Steve Perez sworn in as Chief of Police

A new generation of leadership is at the helm of the Boerne Police Department after the new Chief of Police and Assistant Chief of Police were sworn in Friday, Feb. 25, 2022.

Both men showed the heart behind the badge...

Read about the ceremony.

Police
Posted on: March 4, 2022

Drug Bust: Boerne PD K-9 sniffs out 100 pounds of marijuana

K-9 Emma sits in front of narcotics at drug bust

It was just another dog day at the office for Boerne Police Department K-9 Emma until a call came in to assist another agency. Emma and her handler, Cpl. Brandon Goudreau, ended up helping uncover 100 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop March 3.

The ...

Read about the bust.

Police
Posted on: January 25, 2022

Breaking Barriers: Boerne PD marks historic promotion ceremony

Group photo at officer promotion ceremony January 2022

The Boerne Police Department held an officer promotion ceremony Jan. 21, 2022, that marked several firsts in the department’s history.

The ceremony included the promotion of seven officers, including the first promotion of a woman officer in department his...

See the recognitions.

Police
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Boerne PD unveils new K-9 training facility

Officer Brandon Goudreau with K-9 Emma

The Boerne Police Department held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its brand-new K-9 training facility over the weekend.

The facility features a kennel space, a K-9 washing station and a large fenced-in training area where officers and their K-9s can learn the...

Read about the project.

Police

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Posted on: February 23, 2024

Staff Profile: Shelbi Smith brings excellence to Animal Care Services

Shelbi Smith

For staff at Boerne Animal Care Services, it’s not all puppies and kittens, although there are plenty of those, too.

Their work encompasses the care of all pets and animals within the City of Boerne, helping to ensure their safety, health, and we...

Learn about Shelbi.

Staff Profiles
Posted on: January 29, 2024

Staff Profile: Ryan Bass leads City’s preservation, conservation efforts

Ryan Bass

Staff at the City of Boerne devote countless hours to thoughtful and intentional planning to ensure our community maintains the character and charm that continue to draw people here.

The man behind many of these preservation programs for the last 15 years ...

Read more about Ryan.

Staff Profiles
Posted on: November 28, 2023

Staff Profile: Denise Hessler is a bridge-builder in Finance

Denise Hessler

When it’s pay day for employees at the City of Boerne, there’s one person to thank for making sure each check is on time and calculated correctly.

Denise Hessler, Accountant I – Payroll, has been with the Finance Department for just a year and a half, but ...

Read more about Denise.

Staff Profiles
Posted on: October 26, 2023

Staff Profile: Jeanette Teague helps visitors feel at home in Boerne

Jeanette Teague

It wasn’t that long ago when Boerne was just a stop off for tourists and travelers on their way to other places, says Jeanette Teague, assistant director of Visit Boerne.

“We were a ‘How do we get to Fredericksburg, and can we use your bathroom?’” Teague s...

Read about Jeanette.

Staff Profiles
Posted on: September 28, 2023

Staff Profile: Gerald Jonas brings quality, expertise to customer care

Gerald Jonas

With two decades of dedicated service, Gerald Jonas stands as a pillar of experience and leadership at the Boerne Utilities Customer Care and Billing department. As the Lead Meter Technician/Crew Chief, he plays a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless ope...

Read about Gerald.

Staff Profiles
Posted on: August 31, 2023

Staff Profile: Collin Rogers monitors Boerne’s fire safety

Collin Rogers

Before you sit down for a meal at a restaurant or stroll through one of the shops on the Hill Country Mile, fire inspectors like Collin Rogers have already been there, making sure the necessary life safety systems are in place in the event of an emergency...

Read more about Collin.

Staff Profiles
Posted on: July 27, 2023

Staff Profile: Sheldon Cravey keeps City’s tech up to speed

Sheldon Cravey

When he started at the City of Boerne in 2008, there were no smartphones or Wi-Fi, email phishing wasn’t a major concern, and the police cruisers still transmitted data at a snail’s pace over the radio.

“My first work phone was Palm Treo,” Information Tech...

Read more about Sheldon.

Staff Profiles
Posted on: June 21, 2023

Staff Profile: Roy Burgess on decades of consistency at Boerne Utilities

Roy Burgess

Behind every faucet you turn on, glass of water you drink, and commode you flush are the fine folks of the Boerne Utilities Water and Wastewater team, led by longtime Treatment Plant Superintendent Roy Burgess.

Burgess has been with the City of Boerne for ...

Learn more about Roy.

Staff Profiles
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Staff Profile: Lt. James Schmidt is driven by service

James Schmidt

For Patrol Lt. James Schmidt of the Boerne Police Department, service to the community has been his driving motivation.

But before he got behind the wheel of a patrol car, he manned a lawn mower with Boerne Parks and Recreation for two years, keeping our o...

Read the full profile.

Staff Profiles
Posted on: April 14, 2023

Staff Profile: Claudia Lemon leads the Municipal Court

Claudia Lemon

Has one of Boerne’s finest ever gifted you a traffic ticket? If so, you have probably met Claudia Lemon and the staff at the Municipal Court.

For the last 19 years, Claudia has managed the day-to-day operations of the team that handles all Class C misdemea...

Learn more about Claudia.

Staff Profiles
Posted on: March 23, 2023

Staff Profile: Alison Topper on how the Library is more than books

Alison Topper holds the book "Bernie Boerne"

If you’ve been to the Patrick Heath Public Library recently, there’s a good chance you’ve seen Library Associate Alison Topper at one of the circulation desks or working on one project or another.

Alison taught high school in San Antonio before retiring in...

Learn more about Alison.

Staff Profiles
Posted on: February 3, 2023

Staff Profile: Jerry Carlos Reflects on Mission and Service

Jerry Carlos poses for picture in front of Boerne City Lake

Jerry Carlos, Recreation Coordinator and Aquatics Supervisor, has been with the City of Boerne Parks and Recreation Department for 17 years – spending the first five years in parks maintenance at Northrup Park and City Lake Park.

He was part of t...

Learn more about Jerry.

Staff Profiles

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Utilities

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Posted on: July 21, 2023

Boerne Utilities customers enter Stage 2 Water Restrictions

A lawn being watered by a sprinkler system

Amid the ongoing drought and continued triple digit temperatures in the region, Boerne Utilities water customers will enter Stage 2 Water Restrictions effective Monday, August 7, 2023. Stage 2 restrictions apply to potable and reclaimed water customers.

Learn the restrictions.

Utilities
Posted on: May 15, 2023

City moves brush, bulk collection to second week of month

WM trash truck

Starting in June 2023, the City of Boerne’s residential collection provider WM will move its brush and bulk pickup to the second full week of the month.

This collection has been conducted during the first full week of the month since the program began a fe...

See the new schedule

Utilities
Posted on: April 19, 2023

City collects enough brush after winter storm to fill Olympic-sized swimming pool

City employee loads brush into truck

Following the significant winter storm that impacted the City of Boerne in late January and early February, the City of Boerne Streets Department quickly pivoted from keeping roads ice-free during the storm to brush and tree collection afterwards.

In Febru...

See the details.

Utilities
Posted on: April 14, 2023

Boerne Utilities notifies TCEQ of wastewater discharge

New City Hall and Utilities Signage

The City of Boerne Utilities has notified the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) of an errant discharge of wastewater occurring on Friday, April 14, 2023.

Boerne Utilities was notified around 10:45 a.m. of a manhole overflow due to a clogged ...

Learn more.

Utilities
Posted on: February 16, 2023

Rates increasing slightly for residential waste and recycling collection

Graphic reads: Rate Change for Trash and Recycling Customers

City of Boerne residential customers who have their garbage and recyclables collected through the City’s contract with WM (Waste Management) will see a slight increase in their monthly garbage bill beginning March 1, 2023. The increase amounts to less tha...

See the new rates.

Utilities
Posted on: February 7, 2023

Winter Storm Recap: How the City Responded

A Boerne Utilities electric crews works from a cherry picker truck

February kicked things off in true winter fashion as we have experienced what we hope is our big winter weather event for the season. The brunt of last week's winter weather and cold temperatures are in the rearview mirror, and we wanted to provide a brie...

Read the update.

Utilities
Posted on: November 28, 2022

Boerne Utilities customers can now pay bills by text message

Graphic reads: Pay your utility bill via text

The City of Boerne now offers a new text message payment option for Boerne Utilities customers. This option gives customers another safe and secure payment method available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

If you are interested in this option, please fol...

Learn how to sign up.

Utilities

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Posted on: February 23, 2024 | Last Modified on: November 20, 2023

Three Boerne Businesses Named “Best in State” In 2024 Texas Travel Awards

Cibolo Creek Brewing Co

Three Boerne destinations took top honors in the 4th annual Texas Travel Awards. Launched by the publishers of Austin Monthly, San Antonio Magazine, and Texas Music, the awards were created to celebrate the top travel destinations and attractions...

Read on...

Visit Boerne News Flash
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Boerne Brunch Hotspots

Tapatio Springs Brunch

Brunch is meant to be filling and fun. You’re not on a time crunch, and it lends itself nicely to dining solo or gathering with friends or family. Whatever your wish may be, from cozy cafes to trendy brunch bars, it’s all right here in...

Read on...

Visit Boerne News Flash
Posted on: January 18, 2024

The Ultimate 2024 Boerne Spring Break Guide!

Family with Wild Bill in Boerne

It’s no secret that Boerne offers nothing but the best in shopping, dining, and lodging. We are ready to welcome the sunshine with the coming of spring! Spend a glorious week with us here in Boerne on your ideal spring break vacation. We’ve done the leg w...

Read on...

Visit Boerne News Flash
Posted on: January 4, 2024

Get Your 10k Steps on Boerne Trails

Couple walking on a Foggy Trail at The Cibolo

Those who are focused on health following the realization that a new year is upon us might relish the fact that Boerne has everything you need to make walking one hundred percent enjoyable! Pedometer or no pedometer, you can get your 10k steps per day on ...

Read on...

Visit Boerne News Flash
Posted on: August 3, 2022

12+ Ways to Have Fun Indoors in Boerne!

Couple Crafting at a Board and Brush Workshop

The weather isn’t always perfect in Texas, (spoiler alert!) but we’ve got you covered. Boerne does offer an abundance of beautiful parks and trails to explore, and we highly recommend that you schedule some time to check them out. However, there are days ...

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

Go on a Cinnamon Roll Tour of Boerne!

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Nothing says “Saturday morning” quite like a piping hot cinnamon roll dripping in gooey icing paired with a cup of strong coffee or a perfectly brewed tea. Fortunately for Boerne residents and guests alike, we have a collection of bake...

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Posted on: November 7, 2023

Quaint Boerne Vacation Rentals for Four or Fewer

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Texas Hill Country travel is on the rise, and those wishing to experience a quality, home-like holiday need look no further than a quaint short-term Boerne vacation rental. There are a variety of options to choose from that sleep four guests or fewer. The...

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Posted on: September 28, 2023

Tips & Best Eclipse Viewing Opportunities in Boerne

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You may have heard that Boerne is anticipating two solar eclipse events in the next few months. The annular solar eclipse will happen on Saturday, October 14, and will boast a “ring of fire” for four minutes starting at 11:51 a.m. The ...

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Posted on: September 7, 2023

Take a Brewery Tour Through Boerne

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Boerne and the surrounding area have become well-known for award-winning craft breweries. So, how does one go about experiencing all of them? Let’s talk tastings. If you’re celebrating a milestone event or special occasion such as a bi...

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Posted on: August 19, 2022

Boerne: Who Let the Dogs Out?

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We know it’s hard to leave Rover behind when you travel. He’s one of the family, after all. The good news is that’s not a problem when visiting Boerne! Many of our hotels and guesthouses welcome our four-legged friends with open arms (see the notes on eac...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

6 Adorable Vacation Rentals Just for 2!

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Valentine’s Day is getting close! What could be more memorable than an elevated Hill Country experience for two in a charming, historic, Texas Hill Country town filled with plenty of open space, exceptional dining, amazing shopping, craft beer, and Texas ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

History is Alive in Boerne!

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Step back in time while exploring historic Boerne, Texas! You’ll find glimpses of our past around every corner. Make plans to visit one of the many historic sites and museums around town. Also, be sure to snag a copy of the Free Historic Walking...

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Posted on: August 8, 2023

Boerne’s Sizzling Live Music Scene

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Hill Country evenings are made for enjoying live music, and with that opportunity comes the added benefit of supporting the burgeoning artists who call the Texas Hill Country home. Not only are they filling local venues and filling our ears with their not...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Custom Style from the J. Forks Hat Bar

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Kick off rodeo season with a one-of-a-kind hat that you designed with the guiding hand of a hatter! J. Forks Designs has added a new offering to their shop. In addition to stunning hand-crafted jewelry, graphic tees, and clothing for women, men, and child...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

5 Inspiring Outdoor Spring Break Activities in Boerne!

Hill Country Paddle Sports

It’s time to start thinking about warm-weather days again! Spring Break is coming up quick (we know, not quickly enough). We’ve got inspiration for your vacation to Boerne as the world turns to bring the warmth back into the Texas Hill...

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Posted on: July 19, 2023

Beat the Heat in a Boerne Vacation Rental with a Private Pool!

The Graham House Backyard and Pool

A great way to enjoy your summer vacation in Boerne is to have your own private pool. You can relax, cool off, and unwind after a day of shopping, exploring, and enjoying the great outdoors. A vacation rental with a pool is a next-level experienc...

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Posted on: May 31, 2023

Hamby’s Brings Old School Back to Boerne in a Big Way

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Leading the way in local nostalgia, Hamby’s on Main St. is Boerne’s newest “old” burger and milkshake joint. Featuring a revival of smash burger and shoestring fry combos, onion rings, and malts, customers of this n...

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Posted on: May 22, 2023

28 Songs: A Crescendo of Good Taste on the Boerne Craft Beer Scene

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28 Songs Brewhouse + Kitchen started its regular business hours this spring at its new locale inside the Main & Market development! Veteran-owned and operated, this small business entity has set big sights on becoming a craft beer destination, not onl...

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Posted on: May 11, 2023

Boerne Presents Hospitality Hero Awards for National Travel and Tourism Week

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In honor of National Travel and Tourism Week (May 7–13, 2023), Visit Boerne is excited to announce the selection and presentation of this year’s Hospitality Hero Award to two Texas travel industry advocates and leaders. They have both not only served the ...

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Posted on: May 2, 2023

Boerne Takes Four Top Honors In the 2023 Texas Travel Awards

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Four Boerne destinations were crowned “best of” in the 3rd annual Texas Travel Awards. Launched by the publishers of Austin Monthly, San Antonio Magazine, and Texas Music, the awards were created to celebrate the top travel destinations and attractions ac...

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Posted on: January 11, 2023

Boerne’s in the Dark: TWO Upcoming Solar Eclipse Events

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Boerne will be a hot spot for viewing not one but two solar eclipse events in the near future! Mark your calendars, procure your special eclipse viewing glasses (sunglasses will not get the job done), and secure your lodging for this rare opportunity.

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Posted on: March 1, 2023

Big Bourbon News at Bending Branch Winery!

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Out of their mutual shared interest in quality bourbon, Bending Branch Winery CEO Dr. Bob Young and President Alison Young have brought some of their Kentucky Bourbon Country heritage to Comfort. Last week, Bending Branch announced the launch of ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2023

Hit the Road & Win Prizes with the New Hill Country Trail Passport

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Who’s ready to hit the road for an epic Texas Hill Country adventure? The latest and greatest Texas Hill Country Trail Passport has launched and is available to be picked up for free in dozens of locations across the region. It’s a great activity to augme...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

It’s More Than Just an Underground Cave Tour

Geode Slicing at Cave Without a Name

The secret’s out. Boerne is a hot spot on the map for cave enthusiasts and wannabe spelunkers. With not one, but TWO nationally recognized show caves you’re sure to have your geological fantasies met while you are here. 

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

Take A Break From Spring Break in Boerne!

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Ahh, the blessed spring break is right around the corner!  If you’re one who wants to feel rejuvenated after Spring Break, I have good news: this blog is full of great tips just for you! Boerne has always been the perfect place to escap...

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

Saint Tryphon Farm and Vineyards: "Come Taste Texas!"

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Most of us are aware of the things that really make Sisterdale great and how perfect it is for day tripping from Boerne. Gorgeous winding roads so blatantly boast the best scenery that the Hill Country has to offer; lazy weekend floats on the picturesque ...

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Posted on: November 9, 2022

Bakery Lorraine's New Boerne Location Is Now Open!

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Bakery Lorraine, a San Antonio favorite and nationally recognized pastry shop famous for its colorful macarons and exquisite French pastries, is excited to announce that its new Boerne location is officially open to the public. Bakery Lorraine in...

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Posted on: January 5, 2023

Unique Boerne Valentine’s Date Ideas

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Public Service Announcement: Valentine’s Day is Tuesday, February 14th, which is a little more than a month away! Celebrate the ones you love, whether that is a spouse, a romantic significant other, or a great group of friends, by doing somethin...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

How to Plan the Perfect Trip to Boerne in 4 Easy Steps!

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Celebrate something special or just escape your everyday routine. The hills are calling! It’s time to hit the road and explore the great state of Texas. Planning the perfect Boerne trip is as easy as 1,2,3, and 4!

Step 1: Pick Your Dates

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

Discover Boerne's New State-Of-The-Art Microbrewery

A table full of people drinking beer at Free Roam Brewing Co

Free Roam Brewing’s Co-founders, Jeremy Affeldt, Brandon Phillips, and Jaron Shepherd recently celebrated the official grand opening of their new state-of-the-art microbrewery, on-site brewing facility, taproom, and beer garden, adding a wonderf...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Dining for Everyone in Boerne: Vegetarian, Vegan, and Gluten-Free Options!

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Boerne’s dining is varied and vast, and everyone can feel comfortable knowing that they will find something fabulous to eat while exploring the community. Regardless of the reason for your dietary restrictions or choices, there are many fantastic vegetari...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

7 Local Parks to Make a SPLASH in!

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We’ve made the research easy! Here is the lowdown on the city, county, and state parks that have water in them in the Boerne area. Whether you like to swim, paddle, fish, sail, tube or sit back and enjoy the view, we have you covered. Now you ju...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Take a Coffee Crawl Through Boerne!

The Dienger - Ladies Enjoy Coffee

Calling all coffee lovers! Boerne has an incredible selection of locally owned and operated coffee shops. The best part about coffee and the craft of making it is that it’s an incredibly diverse beverage! If you’re not a coffee lover, ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2019

Upgrade Your Road Trip!

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There’s no denying that the Texas Hill Country is an ideal year-round destination for Texans seeking to hit the road for an adventure. In Boerne, the lodging, dining, and shopping are all a step up from your average vacation, so you’re...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

The Hill Country Mile: More than a Shopping Hot Spot

Little Girl Painting at The Makers Place

We’ve talked about how Boerne’s Award-Winning Hill Country Mile is a haven for shopaholics before, maybe once or twice. However, there is a lot more happening down on The Mile than prime retail and spring fashions this year.

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Travel Boerne Like an Influencer

My Curly Adventures at Flashback Funtiques in a red classic car.

Wouldn’t it be great to know all of the popular hotspots in your destination before you even hit the road? Influencers are pros at their research, and they know that the local Visitors Center always knows best! We’re happy to answer your questions and to ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Birders Soar into Boerne this Spring

Birding at the Cibolo Center for Conservaton

The spring season doesn’t just mark the return of warm weather in Boerne, it’s also time for our migratory birds to return from their seasonal trip down south. In addition to the amazing shopping and elevated dining options on the Hill Country Mile, Boern...

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Posted on: October 17, 2022

Sneak Peek at Assemble Cocktail's Holiday Lineup + Recipes!

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The holidays are coming, and that means families and friends will be gathering for a myriad of social events. Lillian Oler, owner of Assemble Cocktail Workshop, has given us more than a glimpse into her line-up of cocktails for the upcoming season. Below ...

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Posted on: June 27, 2023

5+ Ways to Find Your Boerne Adventure This Summer

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There is something about looking forward to a summertime excursion that brings out the best in all of us! Spending warm, breezy days in the shade with the sun-drenched smiling faces of friends and family while splashing in cool Texas Hill Country waterway...

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Posted on: September 19, 2023

Hill Country Mile Rod Run Rolls Into Boerne This Fall!

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In the grand tradition of the Key to the Hills Rod Run, Boerne is proud to play host to the Hill Country Mile Rod Run, scheduled for Saturday, October 14, 2023! Following 36 years as a pillar in the art of showcasing hot rods, the event has now opened its...

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Posted on: November 15, 2023

All the Holiday Traditions Continue in Downtown Boerne!

Hill Country Mile shops with lights

A whole year of planning is coming to fruition as the holiday season approaches! Kicking it all off on Thanksgiving weekend is Dickens on Main, which transforms the Hill Country Mile into a vintage Christmas wonderland, complete with Christmas “...

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Posted on: November 15, 2023

A Guide to Christmas Lights in Boerne!

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Who’s ready to feel like a kid again this Christmas season with a nighttime drive around Boerne looking at lights? Boerne residents and businesses have stepped up their holiday lighting game this year, so pour your hot cocoa and get ready to loa...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Boerne Honored Among Best Texas Destinations In the 2022 Texas Travel Awards

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The City of Boerne nabbed three “best of” accolades in the 2nd annual Texas Travel Awards. Launched by the publishers of Austin Monthly, San Antonio Magazine, and Texas Music, the awards were created to celebrate the top travel destina...

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

Celebrate 160 Years (+2) of Oompah!

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Boerne’s most cherished German heritage band, the Boerne Village Band, is celebrating their 160th (plus 2) anniversary this year! Join them for an exceptional Abendkonzerte summer season filled with fan favorites as well as special guests for yo...

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

Find Countless Spring Boerne Events You Won't Want to Miss!

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It looks like the nip of winter’s cooler temperatures has passed. The wildflowers may still be a few weeks away, but, it is time for al fresco dining and drinking, nature hikes and park exploration, live music, and outdoor community events again...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

10 Tips for Bat Viewing at Old Tunnel State Park

Old Tunnel State Park Bats- Photo Credit: TPWD

How do you feel about bats? Super cool? Cute and fluffy? Get them away from me? If your answer is favorable, you’re in luck! The Texas Hill Country is the ideal destination for bat lovers. Just up the road from Boerne is the smallest State Park ...

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

Mr. Monopoly Comes to Boerne!

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BIG NEWS! The official Monopoly board game company has made and launched a new game version and it’s ALL about the Texas Hill Country. The Boerne Visitors Center team was honored to be part of the launch event this past Wednesday and then to hos...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Celebrate Mom By Doing Something Unique

Mother and Daughter with a drink on the porch at  Assemble Cocktail

Going out to eat to celebrate Mom is always a good idea. Flowers and chocolates? Perfect! However, here are a few additional ideas that mothers and children of all ages can do together. Make memories and treasures that she’s sure to love and che...

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

Cheers to Fall Flavors in a Glass

Gold Rush with Mixer at Salvador Dobbs

Ready to try something new or maybe discover a classic cocktail that is new to you? Salvador Dobbs has come through with some fan favorites from their recipe book for you to try at home as the weather turns cooler and we lean into cocktails with darker sp...

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Posted on: August 6, 2021

Treats for Pups on the Hill Country Mile!

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It’s not uncommon to see residents or visitors to Boerne joined by their four-legged friends while exploring the parks, trails, and Hill Country Mile attractions and activities. Pups feel right at home enjoying a live music show while their owne...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Boerne named a Film Friendly Certified Community by Texas Film Commission (TFC)

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Boerne could soon be the backdrop of your next favorite TV show, movie, or commercial after the city was named a Film Friendly Certified Community by the Texas Film Commission (TFC).

The Film Friendly Texas program provides ongoing training and guidance on...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Fun Facts About the Cave Without a Name

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Visitors regularly plan their trip around an afternoon filled with an unforgettable tour of one of Boerne’s two show caves. While guests enjoy panning for gems, above-ground trail hiking, and even geode slicing, there’s much more to th...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Oprah Toots Boerne’s Horn!

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From Eastsound, Washington, to Frederick, Maryland, these small towns in America might not sound like they would have much in common with Boerne, unless of course Oprah Winfrey hears about these communities. 

OprahDaily.com recently listed Boerne,...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

6+ Reasons Boerne’s So Instagrammable!

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Now that we wander around with a camera in our pocket or purse via our cell phones, it’s never been easier to capture our special moments while traveling. Boerne has become a rather selfie-worthy destination. You can’t help but want to document the moment...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

7 New Boerne Businesses You Should Know About!

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Boerne’s fun factor has jumped up again just in time for summer vacation planning! There’s a handful of exciting new businesses and attractions that you are going to want to know about as you begin brainstorming your next Boerne visit....

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Hop into Boerne and Make Easter Memories

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Here come’s Peter Cottontail hopping down the Bunny Trail straight to Boerne! There are still a few days to finalize your plans for a magical and memorable Easter weekend.  Whether you’re gathering with your extended family fo...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Gold Stars for Boerne

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Our community and many of the businesses that make us special have been getting a lot of attention in the media lately! We thought we’d give you the highlights just in case you’ve missed all the excitement and Boerne love!

Southern Living’s April issue wil...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Exceptional Texas Wildflowers Expected After Texas Snow!

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Many have been asking, “Will there still be wildflowers in Boerne after the freezing weather and snow last month?” The short answer is “YES!”, and we couldn’t be more excited about it! The timing of Winter Storm Uri was ideal for avoiding bloom denting da...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Warm Up With These 4 Bowls Of Boerne Chili!

Cibolo Creek Brewing Company Chili

Where do you fall in the great Texas Chili debate? Beans or no beans? Regardless of your stance, there’s no beans about it, these 4 bowls of chili will have you warmed to the core and asking for more during these chilly winter months. There&...

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Historic Sach’s Garage Welcomes New Businesses

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The corner of Main Street and River Road has been the home to the historic Sach’s Garage building since 1916. It’s currently being lovingly restored and will soon house an assortment of new and relocated businesses. In anticipation of ...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Visit Mom and Pop Businesses When Traveling It Makes a Big Impact on Local Communities

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When planning a “daycation” or weekend away, including stops at locally-owned businesses it can make a big impact on small towns—and the visitors who support them.   In cities like Boerne, Texas, where about 80% of t...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

2 In-Demand Boerne BBQ Joints Worth Arriving Early For

Black Board BBQ Meats by S.A.Vortooth

What can be more Texan than a Hill Country Drive and a big plate of smokey Bar-B-Q?  These Boerne BBQ hot spots do not disappoint, but you better be on time if you want to load up on their tasty goodness. When the meat runs out, that’s it for the...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

101 Things To Do in Boerne NOW!

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It’s hard to pick a favorite activity here in Boerne, so we’ve compiled a lengthy list of things to do. 101 to be exact! It includes everything from shopping and dining to outdoor must-see stops and regular events and happenings that a...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Favorite Boerne Visitors Center Materials Are Online!

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Of course, we love seeing your smiling faces inside the Boerne Visitor Center when you arrive, but you may want to preview or get the most popular materials before crossing the county line. We’ve gathered many of the fan favorites here for you t...

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

7 Brand New Boerne Vacation Rentals to Check Out!

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The Boerne guesthouse market is EXPLODING right now, and we can’t wait to tell you about the new kids on the block. There’s something for every traveler in this bunch! Want to see even more? Check out a full list of Boerne’s ...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Influencers are Loving Boerne + Tips for Traveling with Kids

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Travel influencers are working in overdrive to toot the horns of small towns everywhere. They are hitting the road and their keyboards to tell their stories. The word has gotten out that Boerne is a wholesome, charming, spacious escape for famili...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

“History Meets Hip” at Boerne’s New Richter Tavern

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The town of Boerne dates to 1852, when it was first laid out around a town square (Main Plaza) which still exists as the central gathering spot for concerts, events, festivals, and Market Days. By the 1880’s, Boerne had grown a reputation as hav...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Whisk Your Wedding Away to Boerne!

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It’s time to plan your dream wedding again!  People across the country put their celebratory wedding plans on hold when COVID-19 hit, but the great news is that wedding venues and the services needed to conduct weddings are immediately ...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Get a Little Boerne Experience While Staying Home!

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During this trying time, Boerne is continuing to adapt and shine while keeping everyone safe! We are elated to see that our local Boerne businesses and organizations have stepped up their game when it comes to creating a memorable Boerne experience that y...

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

What’s New at the Cibolo Nature Center?

Cut Flowers Workshop at Cibolo Nature Center

*Check out recent UPDATES on Cibolo Nature Center and Farm facility operations, services and programs.*Boerne’s own Cibolo Nature Center and Farm is a playground for the adventurer. It holds lots of walking trails, unbeatable aesthetics, the Cib...

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Posted on: November 17, 2019

All Roads Meet in Boerne, TX!

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Whether your passion lies in business or pleasure, sometimes it just feels good to be surrounded by people who share a commonality with you—people who get you. Step into the luxurious southern charm that Boerne has to offer all who enter through its lush,...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

A Memorable Boerne Escapade in 6 Easy Steps!

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Boerne is truly a place that is great to visit year-round. There is always something to do, tours to take, food to taste, and places to experience! Here are some suggestions on how to get started planning your trip no matter which season, holiday, or even...

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

Step Into the Underground Music Scene in Boerne—Literally.

Couple at Cave Without A Name Concert

There are not many places that you can go below the earth’s surface to see a concert—but Boerne is home to one of them! Cave Without A Name is the host of this very special experience, and there is typically a live music concert held w...

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

Grand Opening: Black Rifle Coffee Company

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Black Rifle Coffee Company has made its way to Boerne’s historic Hill Country Mile, and we are excited to share the details of their grand opening event! BRCC is veteran-owned and operated, and a portion of its profits go to benefitting veteran,...

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Boerne’s Historic Ye Kendall Inn is Now “The Kendall”!

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The Kendall has exciting news and updates to share about the historic hotel and the Boerne experience they have to offer! Along with their new name, they have completed a full property renovation. Each room, suite and cabin has its own unique feel and dec...

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

Get Y’er True Texan Experience in Boerne!

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(In our best Texan accent)

Are y’all lookin’ to get a taste of what it’s like to be a Texan? Immerse yourself in the cultural “cowboy way” when you dress, eat, and play like a Texan! We’ve got som...

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

All Ages Can Celebrate Christmas in July!

Santa Visits Christmas in July at Movies in the Park!

Find the splendor of the Christmas season in the middle of the year by participating in one of these events, or by stepping foot into the yuletide wonderland that is The Christmas Shoppe in downtown Boerne!

Christmas in July Movie in the Park Showing &...

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Second Weekends in Boerne!

Second Saturday Bluegrass Jam Circle

The second weekend of any month is always a good time to visit Boerne. There are several events that regularly take place on the second weekends, and no matter what you’re interests are, there is something for you! With everything from shopping ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

Exciting News & Some Changes!

Website-New Visitors Center Home Page

First off, thank you so much for subscribing to our blog! We love sharing exciting Boerne developments and travel ideas with you! Second, the Boerne Visitors Center is GETTING A NEW WEBSITE!  So now as you navigate around the website you will see...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

A Mother's Day Guide for DADS!

Mothers Day in Boerne

Mother’s Day 2019 is THIS Sunday! Dads – are you looking for that perfect gift? This year, give the gift of taking away…the kids! We’ve compiled an activity list of unique things to do for Mom while you sp...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Art Al Fresco's Newest Round of Sculptures Brings A Whimsical Addition to the Boerne Landscape

Art Al Fresco

The City of Boerne was excited to announce the recent installation of its fourth Art al Fresco exhibit, a collection of 10 large-scale sculptures placed around Boerne’s Hill Country Mile, the Patrick Heath Public Library and Bo...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Hill Country Mile Designated One of Texas' Great Places!

Hill Country Mile

When planning your next Texas Hill Country adventure, a stroll down the award-winning Hill Country Mile is a must. The Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association announced its 2019 Great Places in Texas designees last week, and Boerne’s&...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Boerne's Permanent Public Art Collection Grows by Two!

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Boerne’s public art program will add two sculptures to its permanent collection from the most recent Art al Fresco exhibition. These additions continue the City’s five-year plan to grow Boerne’s public art collection...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

10 Relaxing Outdoor Patios for Dining and Drinking in Boerne

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Spring is in the air, and that means it’s time to find yourself a patio to sit and enjoy some good food and drink. Luckily, there are plenty of places in Boerne where you can do exactly that. Check out the list below for some of the best patios ...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

The Inside Scoop on Hill Country Wildflowers!

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While many say that Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, here in the Texas Hill Country – that could be debatable! When you consider the beauty of Texas bluebonnets and other wildflowers in the spring each year, some would say that&...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

8 Outdoor Entertainment Series to Include in Your Next Trip!

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With the weather warming up, all of our favorite outdoor entertainment series are getting ready to kick back up! These classic Boerne event series bring charm, tradition, food, music, dancing and so much more to this awesome community and only add to its ...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Memories Made: An Unforgettable Ride With Diamond C Stables!

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A common misconception about Texans is that we ride horses everywhere we go. This is not in fact true, but I will say that if it were efficient, that might be the preferred method of travel for many (including myself)! If you’ve never been horse...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

6 Can't-Miss Tiny Hill Country Towns Perfect For Day Tripping!

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Have you ever looked at a map of the Texas Hill Country? We highly recommend making Boerne your “home-base” during your next Hill Country trip, as we are centrally located among many of the Texas Hill Country's charmi...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

6 Unique Boerne Rentals For Your Next Vacation!

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Are you one that prefers the amenities of a cozy house when traveling? Short term rental properties are popping up all over the place – including Boerne! While there are lots of options in town to maximize your stay in the Hill Country, we have ...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Create Your Own Progressive Dinner Date In Boerne!

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If you’ve ever experienced Boerne’s local restaurant scene, you know there is an abundance of choices! Well, we did the work for you with the hope of inspiring you to indulge completely and order all your favorite courses from all your...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Twin Sisters Home & Flooring Opens Inside Old Visitor Center Building!

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Only a few short months ago, the Boerne Visitors Center was located on a historic, quaint Boerne landmark known as the Menger-Kingsbury-Shumard Ranch. The two buildings on the property have sat for more than a century on that plot of land. Since the Visit...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

5 MORE of Boerne's Best Burgers!

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Last year, we posted  “5 of Boerne’s Best Burgers”, and we found that you loved it so much that it was time to do a “Part 2”. Naturally, we know there are more than just 5 burgers to gush about ar...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

5 Holiday Cocktail Recipes from Salvador Dobbs

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Looking to add a new cocktail to the mix for your next holiday party or happy hour? Salvador Dobbs has shared some of their new creations as well as tried and true favorites that will surely liven up your next event! Not throwing a holiday soiree this yea...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

9 Ways to Spend Your Sunday in Boerne!

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Need to maximize your Sunday Funday? Monday is lurking around the corner, but lucky for you, we’ve got 9 ways to make your final day of rest one to get you truly ready for the week ahead! However, you may just decide to extend your visit to Boer...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Plan A Vacation For your Buds...Taste Buds, That Is!

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They’ve been with you since birth, watched you grow up and been there for you for all your firsts. Who knows you better than your best buds? Your TASTE BUDS! It’s time to show them some love and take them on a Texas Hill Country advent...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Making Second Generation Cave Without A Name Memories

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Visiting a well-loved tourist attraction decades later with your kiddos can be almost as magical as experiencing it for the first time! The Cave Without A Name is a field trip staple for every elementary school and summer camp in the Boerne area. As a chi...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Boerne Beyond the Happy Hour!

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Are you looking for ways to maximize your weekdays here in Boerne? There are so many places in town that keep the fun going even when the weekend comes to a close. We are here to let you know that the drinks, the games, the music, and the laughs do not ha...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Fun Fitness While Visiting Boerne!

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Whether you are just visiting or live here, there are many options for a great workout in Boerne. Local fitness enthusiast and blogger, Victoria Sparks, shares her favorite workout discoveries around Boerne, so read on and get ready to “glisten....

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Posted on: June 1, 2019

An ABC Guide to Visiting Boerne!

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OK y’all, here are 26 glorious ways to maximize your fun in Boerne, all in alphabetical order! Whether you’ve got family coming to town or you’re planning your very own visit, this ABC guide highlights so much of our town&...

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Posted on: June 1, 2019

One Sweet Hiking Tour: Honey Creek State Natural Area

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You have likely heard of Guadalupe River State Park, but do you know about Honey Creek State Natural Area? We had the opportunity to take a private tour of the preserve this past week…and WOW! It is a real Hill Country treasure! The guides were incredibly...

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Posted on: June 1, 2019

Taco 'Bout Boerne

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WARNING! Reading this blog post WILL make you hungry for tacos. Every time we turn around, it seems like there is a new taco place opening its doors here in Boerne…and we are not complaining! Each taco restaurant in town has their own special s...

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Posted on: June 1, 2019

Find A Little Something For Your Garden in Boerne!

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The Hill Country Mile’s retail opportunities are vast and varied. For the gardeners and nature lovers among us, a can’t-miss stop for locals and visitors is A Little Nature Store. A trip through the garden and around the shop will leav...

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Posted on: June 1, 2019

A Day At The Lake? Why, YES!

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The secret is out! Boerne City Lake Park is a hopping place for families to have a water-play day! The facility is comprised of 100 acres of park land and more than 100 acres of water to accommodate a FULL day of fun! In addition to the beautiful...

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Posted on: June 1, 2019

3 Boerne Pot Pies To Fill Your Comfort Food Needs

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Nothing warms the heart quite like comfort food. Boerne is serving up some seriously hearty bowls of chicken pot pie that are not to be missed if you are in the mood for a lunch that will warm the soul! Take a gander below and pick a pie that calls to you...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Valentine's Date Ideas in Boerne!

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The most romantic day of the year is right  around the corner again! That’s right fellas, Valentine’s Day 2019 is here. Don’t panic. If you haven’t figured out what to do to celebrate, we’ve got p...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

5 Up-And-Coming Boerne Businesses In 2018!

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Happy New Year to all of our lovely followers! 2018 is going to be one exciting year, folks.  We’ve got a lot to look forward to in the coming year, and we’ve got the skinny on new businesses, event venues, shops, restaurants ...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

2 Boerne Bowls of Oatmeal to Dive Into

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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? On chilly days, like we have been having, a steaming bowl of oatmeal filled with tasty goodies like fruits, nuts and sugar is the perfect way to start your day off on the right foot. The two breakfas...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Year-Round Fun For Everyone: Guadalupe River State Park

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Stretching across the Texas Hill Country is the ever-flowing Guadalupe River.  Boerne is just a short distance to the Guadalupe River State Park, and there is always a way to enjoy its beautiful scenery!  For those seeking an escape from...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

10 Reasons To Christmas Shop On Boerne's Hill Country Mile

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Make your lists and check them twice. Fall in love with Christmas Shopping again on Boerne’s Hill Country Mile!  You’ll find The Mile is so much more than retail.  W...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Little Gretel Restaurant - Chicken Paprika Recipe!

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Chef Denise, of Little Gretel here in Boerne, TX shared a favored recipe (Chicken Paprika) from her youth in the Czech Republic. “I love the way my mother prepared it and now I am passing this recipe to my daughter. It is a very simple and quick...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

5 of Boerne's Best Burgers!

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Where’s the beef? It’s in Boerne apparently. There were so many fabulous burgers in town that it was difficult to pick only 5 to feature in this post. Here’s the scoop on some of the best around, where to find them on the Hil...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Tips for Taking a Tasting Tour in the Texas Hill Country

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The Texas Hill Country is becoming famous for wineries, breweries and distilleries. Here are the nitty gritty details and some great insider tips that will make your next trip into the hills a five-star day for you and your crew!

Who would enjoy t...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

9 Summer Date Ideas in Boerne

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Getting away from your everyday routine and trying something new can be a great relationship pick-me-up. Whether you’re already married, soon to be married, or newly dating, regular date nights (or days) are important. We’ve compiled a...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

6 Texas Hill Country Dance Halls You Should Know About!

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Deep in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, you’ll find that two-steppin’ is somewhat of a way of life.  If you’re looking for ways to jump into Texas culture, find yourself a partner, a pair of boots, and a dance h...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Your Summer Boerne Bucket List!

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School’s out and summer is HERE! Now what are you going to do? We’ve done the research for you. Here is your official summer check list for things to do here in Boerne. No matter what your travel style, there is something for everyone ...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Oompah All Summer Long in Boerne!

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No doubt, the most uniquely Boerne German experience that you can have this summer is dancing a polka at an Abendkonzert (Evening Concert) on Main Plaza as the sun goes down. Throughout the summer the Boerne Village Band fills the night air with tradition...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Take in Boerne’s sights and … sniffs?

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We could tell this car trip was going to be special as soon as mom closed the car door. She had loaded far more into the back seat than usual. A typical trip to the park warrants only our leashes and an extra bottle of water or two. We were sharing the ba...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

A Valentine’s Gift from Peggy’s on the Green: Pie & Cocktail Recipes!

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It was another tough day at the office yesterday. Peggy’s on the Green called again for a pie tasting (DARN!) and there was an extra surprise this time, it was also cocktail time! They sent us home on a sugar high and with an extra special gift,...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

How to Solve the Spring Break Conundrum

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Spring Break is almost here and the younger half of your crew is probably already bugging you to go to crowded places like Fiesta Texas and Sea World. Believe me, I get it. The idea of wading through the parking lots and crowds, day after day, is enough t...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

"Ladies Love Beer Too" Blogger Reviews Boerne Breweries

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Guest Blogger, Paige Mathews of “Ladies Love Beer Too" took a trip to Boerne and toured our breweries last weekend! We're happy to report she had a great time and shared her thoughts with us. If you've been around the brew block in...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

A Food-Centric Guide to Traveling in Boerne

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Boerne shines with an abundance of culinary selections, so it's a no brainer when you are planning on eating your way through a vacation! We know trips are all about the food nowadays and the Boerne community is extending an invitation to their t...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

An Insider’s Guide to Planning a Perfect Hill Country Wedding

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If you are like most newly engaged brides, it takes a couple of weeks for the excitement and enthusiasm from staring at your brand-new sparkly bling to wear down and really dive deep into wedding planning mode.  But where do you start?!  ...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Apple Cider Cream Pie Recipe from Chef Bohanan

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Chef Bohanan has given us all an early Christmas gift! We are very excited to share this special recipe with you from our friends at Peggy’s on the Green! Try your hand at making your own Apple Cider Cream Pie with Chef’s recipe.

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Peggy's on the Green Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

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“Growing up, pie served as great comfort food that brought our neighbors and family together around the table.” — Chef Mark Bohanan

Peanut Butter Pie

Ingredients

8 ounces Nutter ButtersSalt4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted1...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Something Old, Something New

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A couple discovers hidden gems in Boerne, Texas

“I think it’s crooked,” I said to my husband, Sean, as I examined the painting I had hung a few days prior. It was the only piece of art in our new home, sitting lonely on the large blank canvas of our living...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

4 Ways to Beat the Heat In and Around Boerne

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Welcome to Texas… Where you wish you were a fish so you could live in the water during the month of August! Here’s a quick survival guide to staying cool in our local waterways in Boerne through the end of our hot summer months. You c...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

BOERNE RECIPE SWAP: 259 Brantley’s Bistro’s Baked Salami Chips with Bread & Butter TX Jalapeño Dip

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Who wouldn’t want to wow their guests with a favorite appetizer from a favorite local restaurant? Chef Brantley has let the cat out of the bag and shared the recipe for their Baked Salami Chips with Bread & Butter Texas Jalapeño Dip with us and we are...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

24 Hours in Boerne!

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One of my favorite things about Boerne is how easy it is. At 30 miles west of San Antonio, it’s conveniently located in the Texas Hill County along I-10 and at the end of Highway 46, plus the city’s walk-ability is ideal for out-of-tow...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Heading to Boerne: Then vs. Now

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How could we not share such a treasure! While digging in old files left by my predecessor (thanks Wendy!) I found this historical gem promoting Boerne, the “Key to the Hills,” encouraging people to relocate and move to Boerne. We giggl...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Relaxed Romance in Boerne

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A weekend of fine art, dining and shopping: Small town charm? Check. Fine dining and specialty shops? Check. Two checks later and my husband and I were raising our wine glasses. The toast was to Texas Hill Country’s answer to our prayers for the...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

I’m a Lucky Girl: Winter Kayaking Boerne Lake

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I kayak. That being said, I’ve only kayaked for about a year and a bit, so I’m certainly not an expert. I won’t go anywhere I think I might be in danger, and there have been times where I thought I was in danger, where everyo...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Boerne Is So Blessed!

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Many of the churches in Boerne today began with a handful of individuals who met in various locations throughout the area. Despite the emotional climate, religion still found a way to exist in Boerne in the early days.

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Did you know....Boerne edition!

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1: The first Polo game in the U.S. was played in Boerne in the early 1870s on a field on Upper Balcones Rd- Brought by the English.

2: Boerne Shooting Club C. 18912: Boerne has the oldest Shooting Club in the U.S. in continuous use. New Braunfels was the o...

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Boerne Spooks!

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Looking to go Ghost Hunting in Boerne? Here are a few locations that you COULD possibly run into a past resident if you played your cards right! Sightings and experiences are not particularly common, but there have been an assortment of reports of the yea...

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Bonus Points for Boerne

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Small town charm? Check. Fine dining and specialty shops? Check. Two checks later and my husband and I were raising our wine glasses. The toast was to Texas Hill Country’s answer to our prayers for the perfect weekend getaway. For being just a 4...

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