Turning Lemons into Lemonade

Turning Lemons into Lemonade

Success does not happen without enduring some anxious or embarrassing situations — and learning from them. It’s often not pleasant revisiting those uncomfortable times, but perhaps you can do so and smile a bit. After all, you are alive and well now, so you clearly...

Steak in San Antonio

Steak in San Antonio

A Savory Destination of Distinction Shaped by a Family’s LoveIn 2011, Myron “Bill” Been and his wife, Jo Anna, opened the sleek and contemporary Myron’s Prime Steakhouse in the shiny Alon Town Centre.  With many exciting features such as an extensive bar (service...

Dining: Costa Pacifica

Dining: Costa Pacifica

Seafood from South of the Border BY LAUREN BROWNING PHOTOGRAPHY BY JANET ROGERS Plenty of Mexican seafood dishes surface in San Antonio, but few restaurants devote themselves wholly to the pursuit of Pacific coastal cuisine like Costa Pacifica. The bright and clean...

Dr. Kathleen Hands: At the forefront of thyroid care

Dr. Kathleen Hands: At the forefront of thyroid care

Dr. Kathleen Hands’ Practice Focuses on Thyroid Disorders. One of the first things you notice upon entering Dr. Kathleen Hands’ office is a long hand-written chart posted on an inside door. It contains the record of her patients’ weight loss progress over a period of...

Mothers & Daughters Echoing Each Other

Mothers & Daughters Echoing Each Other

From generation to generation. The myth that we become our mothers can be infuriating, but in some ways it’s true. Daughters shape their own lives while mothers watch their daughters grow into beautiful young women. Wrinkles begin to map the mothers’ faces, the power...

Shaping San Antonio’s Home Interiors Business

Shaping San Antonio’s Home Interiors Business

Four Entrepreneurs Shaping San Antonio's Home Interiors Business. Striking out on your own in business is scary and exciting. What does it take to make it a success? We asked four of the leading entrepreneurs in San Antonio’s home interiors arena how they got their...

A Woman of Many Talents: Christie Beckham loves the theater

A Woman of Many Talents: Christie Beckham loves the theater

Actress/director Christie Beckham believes in the power of the Tsar Bell. That 20-foot-high bronze bell sits on a pedestal inside the Kremlin for tourists to admire and touch if they want to return to Russia. “I touched the bell,” says Beckham, who first visited...

Guys to Know: Dr. Delio Ortegon

Guys to Know: Dr. Delio Ortegon

Dr. Delio Ortegon Plastic Surgeon, Listed among Texas Top Docs. Dr. Delio Ortegon is a board-certified plastic surgeon and the founder of the San Antonio Cosmetic Surgery clinic in the new Christus Santa Rosa hospital complex near Sea World. After getting a degree in...

Cathy Bureau: President, Green Home Realty, LLC

Cathy Bureau: President, Green Home Realty, LLC

Cathy Bureau President, Green Home Realty, LLC — d/b/a Green Home Realty and Green Commercial Realty What do you do? I’m a Certified Real Estate EcoBroker, commercial practitioner and negotiator, which means I help people buy, sell, build, and lease residential and...

Silo Terrace Oyster Bar

Silo Terrace Oyster Bar

Seafood excels with the star treatment. The Silo architectural signature is alive and well at the new Terrace Oyster Bar: Yes, you do get into an elevator—here as at other Silos the brief ride serves to remove diners from the prosaic world of parking lots and shopping...

Senior Care Giving: A Guide to Perserving Family Memories

Senior Care Giving: A Guide to Perserving Family Memories

You can do so even as you downsize. When it’s time to downsize from a 3,500-square-foot home to a small apartment in a senior care residence, one of the hardest things to do is clean out the memories. Living in a big house, it’s easy to hide away all the paper...

A Girl’s Guide to a SAN ANTONIO WOMAN  Weekend in Houston

A Girl’s Guide to a SAN ANTONIO WOMAN Weekend in Houston

Mapping out the perfect girlfriends’ getaway weekend in Texas’ largest (and possibly most exciting!) city Houston is a bright lights, big-city, drive-to destination so full of fabulous options for culture, cuisine and shopping that it’s hard to believe someplace so...

Dream Kitchens from a San Antonio Perspective

Dream Kitchens from a San Antonio Perspective

Kitchen remodeling is one of the most complex projects anyone can ever take on, especially if you are not a design expert. Projects like this, for one of the most used rooms in the home, require not only having a grasp on your budget, but also grappling with the size...

Where There’s Water There’s Sure to be Fun!

Where There’s Water There’s Sure to be Fun!

Where to beat the San Antonio spring and summer heat in South Texas and the Hill Country The hottest temperature ever recorded in San Antonio is 111 degrees, so locals know what a blazing inferno spring, summer and even fall can feel like in South Texas. Only four...

According to Linda: Women Overcoming Adversity

According to Linda: Women Overcoming Adversity

This column is inspired by a NAWBO luncheon I attended where women business owners bared their souls and shared obstacles they had to overcome to get where they are today. We often keep that “dark” side private so that we aren’t judged in any way by our vulnerability....

City Scene: A Children’s Museum for the 21st Century

City Scene: A Children’s Museum for the 21st Century

Interactive and Innovative, the new DoSeum opens June 6. For all of you parents and grandparents who are always looking for fun places to take the kids,, there’s great news. The new children’s museum, renamed the DoSeum, is opening June 6 in its new location at 2800...

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