Architect Madeline Anz Slay: On Buildings and Relationships

Architect Madeline Anz Slay: On Buildings and Relationships

Early for my appointment with architect Madeline Anz Slay, I kill some time by driving around the Balcones Heights neighborhood where both her office and home are located. It’s an older, leafy area that was incorporated as a municipality in 1948. On Altgelt Avenue,...

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...

Women in Business: The Case for Female Lawyers

Women in Business: The Case for Female Lawyers

Four caring counselors who prove law knows no gender Consider this piece of evidence: According to the American Bar Association, nearly half of all law school graduates are women. So why is there still a fair amount of deliberation as to whether or not female...

Role Model: Sylvia Cardona

Role Model: Sylvia Cardona

Education propels "Valley Kid" to legal career For attorney Sylvia Cardona, the idea to pursue her profession came in an envelope addressed to her father. “He got one of those class-action notices in the mail,” she remembers. “Having had little education and with...

Guys to Know: Joseph Perry, DDS

Guys to Know: Joseph Perry, DDS

Bringing smiles back to San Antonio Dr. Joseph Perry is modest, but his patients tend to brag about his work and smile whenever his name is mentioned. That’s because of all that this friendly San Antonio dentist and denture expert has done for their smiles — and their...

Women in Business Spotlight: Rosemary Castoreno

Women in Business Spotlight: Rosemary Castoreno

Rosemary Castoreno, M.D. Physician/Owner of Women's Comprehensive Clinic for Internal Medicine, PLLC What do you do? We are San Antonio's first internal medicine practice exclusively for women. We recognize that women have unique health care needs that require special...

Condo Lifestyle

Condo Lifestyle

SA Retirees love the fabulous location and beautiful views Condominium living is on the rise in San Antonio. Condos are springing up all over the city. When retirees Mary Ann and Chuck Franzke decided to downsize from their 5,000- square-foot home, they chose an...

Art Executive Sans Pareil

Art Executive Sans Pareil

Southwest School of Art’s Paula Owen makes her mark On the morning I arrive at the Southwest School of Art (SSA) to interview its president, Paula Owen, there are tables set in the front yard, with adults and children milling around, busy signing up for the children’s...

Cured at Pearl

Cured at Pearl

Meats come into their own here It’s easy these days to feel a little overwhelmed by the density of mostly new construction at Pearl. Fortunately, there are a few small gems scattered in and around the development to relieve its otherwise all-at-once aspect. Cured,...

Private School Listings 2014

Private School Listings 2014

Acorn School Preschool – Kindergarten 3501 Broadway San Antonio, TX 78209 (210) 826-8804 Contacts: Rich Lange and Jo Mrvichin www.theacornschool.net Antioch Christian Academy K-6th Elementary School 227 Eross San Antonio, TX 78202 (210) 222-0159 Contact: Christina...

The Many Benefits of Private Schools

The Many Benefits of Private Schools

Why a private school education might be a good fit for your family. If you think a private school education might best benefit your child, you’re not alone. In fact, statistics indicate that most parents prefer private schools to public ones. “By a margin of nine to...

Fashion Calendar July/August 2014

Fashion Calendar July/August 2014

July 8 Saks Fifth Avenue Ralph Lauren Pre-Fall 2014 Collection July 12-13 Neiman Marcus Sisley EventSisley Specialists’ Facials Cosmetics – By Appointment July 16-18 Neiman Marcus Guerlain Event Guerlain Super Aqua Collection Hydrating Facials Cosmetics – By...

The Summertime Meltdown

The Summertime Meltdown

Stragegies for keeping everyone cool and calm Ahhh, the familiar sounds of summer: the tinkling melody of the ice cream truck, the splashing coming from the neighborhood pool, the chirping of crickets and katydids as they strike up their evening serenade. And above it...

According to Linda July/August 2014

According to Linda July/August 2014

When approached to write a column for SAN ANTONIO WOMAN about “relevant” topics and issues, I was exhilarated by the challenge. Given the platform to tout interesting facts about the goings-on in San Antonio is a privilege. I hope to share a potpourri of experiences,...

Staying Skin Smart in the Sun

Staying Skin Smart in the Sun

not just in the summer, but all year around. Living in San Antonio weather brings with it some beauty and health challenges from head to toes — not just in the summer, but all year around. The following information can help you address these beauty challenges caused...

Heart Attacks: Killer of Women

Heart Attacks: Killer of Women

From the American Heart Association More women die of cardiovascular disease than from the next four causes of death combined, including all forms of cancer. Many cardiac events in women could be prevented if they made the right choices for their hearts involving...

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