Ten years ago, Marise McDermott expressed confidence that the expansion project she and the Witte Museum were embarking on would be successful. “If you provide something that the community really wants, it will happen,” she told this magazine.
Four Interior Designers Share Their Stories
For each of the business owners, interior design is not just a profession, it’s a passion. They make their living transforming houses into the personal, fabulous, unique spaces that their clients will call home.
Music for the Soul
“I love tangos, rancheras — the traditional ones that are different from the mariachi rancheras — and other old folkloric ballads,” she says.
Role Model: Sarah Dressler of Skirt Effect
A girl of almost any age knows the unbridled joy of spinning and twirling in a flowy, feminine skirt. For Sarah Dressler, there’s joy in a skirt and so much more — the kind of self-confidence, fulfillment and satisfaction that comes from a job well done.
As the French wife of San Antonio Spur Tony Parker, Axelle Parker has every excuse to have her nose in the air.
Spend Your Weekends Wisely
Where can you go for a quick getaway trip with the kids or for a romantic weekend with your sweetheart? Where can you just steal away for a Saturday or for a Sunday drive?
The New Executives
Though most of us still commute to work every day, a growing number of people opt to work from home for a variety of reasons, and analysts predict that the trend is likely to grow.
Masterpiece of Design in Cordillera Ranch
To help create a balance of their personal styles, one that would complement their new combined lifestyle, the Trevinos found the perfect mediator in Kim Kraemer of Rue Designs of Boerne.
Fiesta Beauty Fit for a Queen
Each year when Fiesta rolls around, San Antonio women look forward to one thing: COLOR. It’s in the parade floats, the raspas and, of course, their own wardrobes. We asked this year’s La Reina Linda, Christina Martinez, to show us how to pull off a festive eye makeup...
Breast Density and Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know
Almost two years ago, I was diagnosed with breast cancer, and the avalanche of important information I gleaned while stumbling through this dark and exhausting land of studies vs. opinion, options vs. necessities and shock vs. acceptance is noted in Google Docs, paper binders and hastily written notes.
José Ramon Campos
“Go for it, but make it unique. You have to distinguish yourself from others. It’s a risk and you may fail, but you’ll learn from your mistakes.”
Keeping Kids Fit Without Breaking the Bank
How much are you willing to pay to keep your child healthy?
Letty Tijerina: Owner of Elle & Elle Boutique
When did you know that you were in the right place in your career? When my customers would tell me, “I love your store and style!”
Assisting an Immobile Family Member
Baby boomers caring for an aging family member who is immobile face special challenges.
Treating Patients With Sustainable Living
When this doctor tells you to eat right and exercise, you only need walk outside the clinic door to take a step in that direction.
Aldaco’s at The Dominion
Blanca Aldaco opened her first restaurant, Aldaco’s, in 1989. For the past 28 years, she and her team have served up traditional Mexican food in a cantina-style atmosphere.
When bluebonnets and Indian paintbrush line the highways and backroads of Texas, and breezes are gentle and temperatures are mild, there’s no better time for festivals and family fun in the Hill Country.