Inside a New Floresville Restaurant Serving Juicy Burgers, Loaded Pizzas, and Steaks

by Lexi Haxlett, KENS 5

If you travel southeast of San Antonio, you’re heading toward a booming town with good eats at a new restaurant.

It’s called Old 181 Bar & Grill. They’re located 1519 3rd Street in Floresville.

“For the growth here, I think we needed that [Old 181]. We have one other local restaurant that everybody loves to go to, but nothing is open after 9 p.m. here. So, this is just a great location for us and for the community,” said owner and partner, Rose Cruz.

They“re known for their scratch-made kitchen, with the most popular orders being their burgers and their pizza….

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Floresville Development in 2022 Includes Arrival of Petco

by Gregory Ripps, Wilson County News

A number of events in 2022 signaled continued development in Floresville.

Ribbon cuttings and groundbreakings have become frequent events in Floresville, largely due to the demands of a growing population, as well as the efforts of the Floresville Economic Development Corp. (FEDC) and other entities.

However, it’s not so common that a major national retailer opens a first-of-its-kind store in the city. This was the case with the June 17 opening of the Petco Neighborhood Farm & Pet Supply.

The one-stop shop, which offers food and accessories for farm animals as well as companion animals, serves as a model for other such Petco centers planned for small towns and rural communities across the United States….

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