From Law to Luxury Cars: Abigail Kampmann

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The very first car I bought with my own money was a Porsche 928,” Abigail Kampmann recalls fondly. She had to get rid of it when she had a family — “Porsche didn’t make an SUV at that time,” she laughs — but that first choice would prove to be prophetic. Currently general manager of […]

Hobby Becomes Livelihood: Jenny Forks

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The petite young blonde behind the counter at Bitter Creek Designs in The Rim shopping center is not a clerk, not the owner’s daughter or even the owner’s wife. Jenny Forks, 29, is the owner of the shop, where she sells her own jewelry designs as well as the materials for customers to create their […]

Casa Finale: A Green Renovation in Bel Meade

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Robin Black, ASID, IIDA, RID, and Fred Williams, AIA Emeritus, are a talented couple wellknown in San Antonio’s interior design and architectural fields. For years they lived in a spacious, elegant home on Elizabeth Road in Terrell Hills, near the San Antonio Country Club. And then they moved to what Robin affectionately calls “a real […]

Watermark Grill: Briny raw seafood, infused liquors highlight the menu

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There’s a palpable buzz in the air with Watermark Grill at near capacity. Its the kind of energy restaurateurs tend to love and at least some diners prefer to despair. We even needed to speak up to our utterly charming and accommodating waitress. But the noise level waxes and wanes as the evening progresses. The […]