Gals with Guns

Gals with Guns

These San Antonio women are at home on the range A retired Air Force colonel, a Bexar County court judge, and a stay-at-home mom are just a few San Antonio women who are up in arms — literally. These women, who on the surface may not seem to have much in common, share...

Like Father, Like Daughter

Like Father, Like Daughter

Daddy's girls follow in fathers' footsteps We’ve all heard the old adage, “like father, like son,” but in today’s world, daughters are just as likely as their male siblings to follow in dad’s footsteps. In this issue, in honor of Father’s Day, we are showcasing three...

Viva Fiesta!

Viva Fiesta!

A look a a few of the women behind San Antonio's biggest celebration It‘s shaking cascarón confetti out of your hair. It‘s the city shutting down to attend a parade. It’s regular residents assuming royal roles. It‘s trading medals, and tossing back margaritas. In a...

Losing Weight is Hard, But It Can Be Done.

Losing Weight is Hard, But It Can Be Done.

According to the Centers for Disease and Prevention, 69.2 percent of U.S. adults are overweight, and 35.9 percent of these are obese. Those are sobering figures. Carrying extra weight is not only an aesthetic issue but also a health hazard that predisposes individuals...

Nonprofit CEOs: Doing What They Love and Loving What They Do

Nonprofit CEOs: Doing What They Love and Loving What They Do

Ministering to gang members. Taking in children who have been physically, sexually or emotionally abused. Leveling the playing field for children born into extreme poverty. These are just a few of the responsibilities and challenges faced by nonprofit CEOs Angie Mock...

Suzanne Scott: An Affinity For The River

Suzanne Scott: An Affinity For The River

San Antonio native Suzanne Scott spent her childhood and adolescence on the South Side without ever playing on or walking along the shores of the San Antonio River. “It wasn’t part of our lives,” she explains. “We couldn’t go to the river because it was channelized...

Women CEOs Are Making A Difference in San Antonio Business

Women CEOs Are Making A Difference in San Antonio Business

It wasn’t so long ago that the business of running a business was left to the men. In the landscape of today’s job market, however, that concept is simply archaic. The following women are just three examples of why women are making a difference in the business world....

Reality Check

Reality Check

A winner of Survivor. A Hollywood Week contestant on American Idol. And a chef in grueling Hell’s Kitchen. This trio of locals earned spots on some of TV’s most popular reality shows, doing the Alamo City — and themselves — proud. For Kim Spradlin Wolfe, 30, the end...

Moving Toward a No-Kill City

Moving Toward a No-Kill City

Jess Duffy and her friend, Taylor Wright, are on a mission. Arriving at the City of San Antonio Animal Care Services (ACS) facility on Highway 151 on a sunny but windy Thursday afternoon, the two college students dash to Kennel No. 4. As they step inside, Duffy, 21,...

Career Moms

Career Moms

Only Good Options Asked what her parenting rules are, Jennifer Shemwell, president of Phyllis Browning Real Estate, chuckles and goes to retrieve a list from the kitchen bulletin board where she keeps it for everyone to see. It’s titled “School and Home...

True Love has No Timeline

True Love has No Timeline

Love is not just for the young who have stars in their eyes and romance on their minds. Young love knows only the surface of the deep well of love. True love grows through years of devotion, tribulation, sacrifice and laughter. True love arrives when you least expect...

10 Years of San Antonio Woman

10 Years of San Antonio Woman

Our Premier Issue NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2002 SARAH LUCERO NEWS ANCHOR, KENS TV In the 10 years since we featured her on the cover of SAN ANTONIO WOMAN’s first issue, the pretty KENS TV anchorwoman became a mother for the third time, and, she says, she’s come more into her...

Creating San Antonio’s “Front Porch”

Creating San Antonio’s “Front Porch”

As a newly-minted urban planner, I've had the honor of serving as a volunteer for Hemisfair since June of 2011. Because it rests so deeply in my heart, I think about it daily and never tire of telling its extraordinary story. We imagine Hemisfair to be the city's...

Downtown Living

Downtown Living

In an effort to make downtown more attractive to locals, Mayor Julián Castro made “The Decade of Downtown” an integral part of his SA 2020 vision. Though other major cities are well ahead of San Antonio when it comes to urban revitalization, we have nevertheless seen...

Sports Stars: Meet three athletic women who excel in their fields

Sports Stars: Meet three athletic women who excel in their fields

In today’s fast-paced world, it isn’t uncommon to see women in highly competitive jobs working hard to achieve goals, moving up the corporate ladder into positions of great responsibility, accomplishing important things and garnering the respect of their peers. For...

Hidden (and not so hidden) Treasures

Hidden (and not so hidden) Treasures

A Lalique rose bowl, a set of embroidered hand towels, picture frames, ladies’ shoes in a size 7 narrow, a vintage fur coat, sterling silver, an original oil painting, bric-a-brac, tools, glassware, antique salt cellars, a 17th-century secretary, a comfy sofa, a lawn...

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