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Starbucks City Mug San Antonio - The River Walk
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San Antonio is the seventh most populous city in the United States of America and the second most populous city in the state of Texas, with a population of 1.3 million. The city is located in the American Southwest, the south–central part of Texas, and the southwestern corner of an urban region known as the Texas Triangle. San Antonio serves as the seat of Bexar County. The city has characteristics of other western urban centers in which there are sparsely populated areas and a low density rate outside of the city limits. The city is the anchor municipality of the San Antonio-New Braunfels metropolitan area; the other principal city is its largest suburb, New Braunfels. San Antonio was named for Saint Anthony of Padua, whose feast day is on June 13, when a Spanish expedition stopped in the area in 1691. Famous for Spanish missions, the Alamo, the River Walk, the Tower of the Americas, the Alamo Bowl, Marriage Island and host to SeaWorld and Six Flags Fiesta Texas theme parks, the city is visited by approximately 26 million tourists per year according to the San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau. The city is home to the four-time NBA champion San Antonio Spurs and the annual San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, one of the largest in the country. San Antonio has a strong military presence—it is home to Fort Sam Houston, Lackland Air Force Base, Randolph Air Force Base, and Brooks City-Base, with Camp Bullis and Camp Stanley outside the city. Kelly Air Force Base operated out of San Antonio until 2001, when the airfield was transferred over to Lackland AFB and the remaining portions of the base became Port San Antonio, an industrial/business park. San Antonio is home to five Fortune 500 companies and the South Texas Medical Center, the only medical research and care provider in the South Texas region.

The San Antonio River Walk is a network of walkways along the banks of the San Antonio River, one story beneath the streets of Downtown San Antonio, Texas, USA. Lined by bars, shops and restaurants, the River Walk is an important part of the city's urban fabric and a tourist attraction in its own right. Today, the River Walk is an enormously successful special-case pedestrian street, one level down from the automobile street. The River Walk winds and loops under bridges as two parallel sidewalks lined with restaurants and shops, connecting the major tourist draws from the Alamo to Rivercenter Mall, to the Arneson River Theatre, to Marriage Island, to La Villita, to HemisFair Park, to the Tower Life Building, to the San Antonio Museum of Art, and the Pearl Brewery. During the annual springtime Fiesta San Antonio, the River Parade features flowery floats that "float" down the river.

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  USA, San Antonio, Texas, 08 Icon Edition

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mug finder   25 Nov 2012

I am a US Army Officer deployed to Afghanistan and have started a pet project called Operation Starbucks.The project is to decorate the Medical Task Force headquarters and patient wards with US Starbucks icon mugs from across the country. It is a great way to brighten up the facilities and bring a little piece of home here to Afghanistan. We started this project by asking family members to donate a mug from their local area and I am now reaching out to other collectors. We invite donors to write a little note that will be placed inside the mug.We currently have roughly 30 mugs either on hand or promised from various individuals. We are hoping to obtain as many different mugs as possible during our tour here in Afghanistan. Below is a list of all the US icon mugs to date and which ones are currently on hand or promised.• UNITED STATES of AMERICA (51) 1. Alaska--state mug -- On Hand2. Arizona--state mug -- On Hand3. Atlanta, Georgia -- Promised4. Austin, Texas -- On Hand5. Boston, Massachusetts -- On Hand6. California--state mug -- On Hand7. Charlotte, North Carolina8. Chicago, Illinois 9. Cleveland, Ohio 10. Colorado--state mug -- Promised11. Dallas, Texas12. Denver, Colorado 13. Detroit, Michigan 14. Florida--state mug 15. Fort Worth, Texas16. Hamptons, New York 17. Hawaii--state mug -- On Hand18. Houston, Texas19. Indianapolis, Indiana -- On Hand20. Jacksonville, Florida21. Las Vegas, Nevada -- Promised22. Lake Tahoe, Nevada23. Los Angeles, California -- Promised24. Memphis, Tennessee -- On Hand25. Miami, Florida -- On Hand26. Nashville, Tennessee -- Promised27. New Mexico--state mug -- On Hand28. New Orleans, Louisiana29. New York--state mug -- On Hand30. North Carolina--state mug 31. Ohio--state mug 32. Orange County, California -- On Hand33. Orlando, Florida -- Promised34. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -- On Hand35. Phoenix, Arizona -- On Hand36. Pike Place Market, Washington37. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -- On Hand38. Portland, Oregon39. Sacramento, California 40. San Antonio, Texas41. San Diego, California 42. San Francisco, California -- On Hand43. Seattle I, Washington44. Seattle II, Washington45. St. Louis, Missouri -- On Hand46. Tampa, Florida -- Promised47. Twin Cities, Minnesota -- On Hand48. Utah--state mug49. Waikiki, Hawaii50. Washington D.C.--city -- On Hand51. Puerto RicoIf you or someone you know are interested in supporting this project you can contact me at caseman@hotmail.com.

Chom   18 Apr 2013

If any body have extra. Let's trade . I can do trade or purchase. Thanks

Chom   18 Apr 2013

Please contact me chom_chon@hotmail.com

sunshine74   21 Jan 2014

I can trade for this mug with german icons and soon a london relief and berlin relief