If you have ever explored the City of San Marcos, you probably wondered what the deal is with all of these mermaids. Downtown is filled with mermaid artwork and every year the Mermaid Society of San Marcos leads the Mermaid Promenade. Little do many know, San Marcos has a rich history in mermaid culture that … Continue reading San Marcos Mermaid History + Culture
There are some great sustainable options in San Marcos and the surrounding community when shopping for food and various household items. If you are looking to change your purchasing habits for the betterment of the environment and local community, read on the learn about some of our recommendations. Fresh Local Foods Community Supported Agriculture The … Continue reading Community Spots: Local Sustainable Shopping
Although this rainy summer has slowed us down a bit, our teams are continuing to make progress on the exterior building envelope here at Lively Lane. Since our last update, each building’s Zip System® sheathing (which integrates an air and water barrier too) has turned our buildings quite literally green! We’re talking about the color, … Continue reading Construction Update: Literally Green Buildings!
In effort to provide a more seamless home buying experience to those purchasing a home at Lively Lane, we are excited to announce that we have partnered with Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc’s Big Life Home Loan Group as the preferred lender for Lively Lane! Note: buyers are not obligated to utilize financing or the project’s … Continue reading Meet our Preferred Lender: Big Life!
It’s not a coincidence that our pocket neighborhood is named Lively Lane – it’s the living street that lays the foundations of our community. The idea of a living street, also known as a shared street or home zone, prioritizes pedestrian and bicyclist comfort over the movement of automobiles and focuses on making the street … Continue reading So, what is a Living Street?
Sustainability is something we value tremendously here at Lively Lane, so we are excited to share that our friends at Keep San Marcos Beautiful and Sustainable San Marcos are beginning an educational summer movie series this week! The Summer Sustainable Film Series kicks off this Friday, June 18th at Plaza Park located in Downtown San Marcos. Once a month on … Continue reading Summer Sustainability Film Series
Now that the May rains have (finally!) subsided, things are picking back up at Lively Lane! Framing is finishing up for Phase I homes and the outlines of our little pocket neighborhood are emerging. The exterior building envelope is now underway with sheathing installation in progress. Once this outer shell is in place, roofing, balconies, … Continue reading Construction Update: Topping Out!
Starting in June, the San Marcos Performing Arts Association is bringing back Summer in the Park, a family-friendly outdoor music event happening every Thursday night throughout the summer season. San Martians head to Plaza Park with lawn chairs and coolers to enjoy live music while hanging out with friends. The 35th season of the Summer … Continue reading Summer in the Park is Coming Up!
Having peace of mind knowing that you can see a doctor or fill a prescription less than a mile away is what makes Lively Lane one of the most convenient neighborhood spots in town. There are a few healthcare practices for both you and your pets within walking distance from our pocket neighborhood, and our … Continue reading Just Around the Corner: Health Services
With primary building foundations in place, framing has finally begun! The first floor of all Phase I homes in the neighborhood are already complete and second floor trusses and framing are in progress. The construction team also continues to work finishing up the underground utility connections around the site, including electric, water, wastewater, stormwater, high-speed … Continue reading Construction Update: Going Vertical