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How to End Danger for San Marcos Endangered Species

By Austin Cowan Blog Content Contributor Many of the endangered species living in San Marcos are concentrated in the headwaters of the San Marcos River. The river flows with water straight from the Edwards Aquifer which contains seven endangered species and one threatened species. With the increase in development and pollution in our city, the […]

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San Maximum: Italian Garden

By Austin Cowan Blog Content Contributor It is hard to find someone who is not down for some good old Italian food. Almost everyone has their own go to spot to eat this unique cuisine. For the people of San Marcos, Italian Garden is the place to be. Open seven days a week, this little restaurant always […]

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San Maximum: Swimming the San Marcos River

By Austin Cowan Blog Content Conritbutor If there is one thing anyone must do while touring San Marcos, it is swimming in the river. The San Marcos River does not only start within the little town it is named after but provides some of the freshest, clearest water to swim in. All year long people […]

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San Maximum: Chepo’s Mexican Restaurant

By Austin Cowan Blog Content Contributor In a town far from home, Chepo’s Mexican Restaurant is where I go whenever I long for a taste of home. Chepo’s attracts many college students because it is located across the street from Texas State campus and down the road from a few college apartment complexes. The food is true […]

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San Maximum: QC Meat Market

By Austin Cowan Blog Content Contributor QC Meat Market, or Quinta Caporales, is a meat market in San Marcos which serves the Texas community. Customers can either enjoy some fine Mexican cuisine at the market’s restaurant, or purchase their own groceries to eat at home. Locals in the area, like me, come here frequently because […]

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San Maximum: Going Up and Down

By Austin Cowan Blog Content Contributor If there is one thing that San Marcos is notorious for it its stairs. There are hills everywhere in San Marcos, making it almost impossible to go anywhere without a change in elevation. The leg workout San Martians get everyday from just walking around town, in the blazing Texas sun, causes […]

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San Maximum: Five Mile Dam

By Austin Cowan Blog Content Contributor Nobody can gain the maximum San Marcos experience without taking a visit to Five Mile Dam. With the river, the waterfall, soccer fields and the hiking trails, there is no debate about why this location is seen as a cherished refuge for San Marcans who wish to escape the […]

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