Gladys at the Strand

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Gladys at The Strand, named for the two grandmothers of the chef/owner Thomas Benninger, is a stylish, high-energy place tucked into a corner of The Strand, an upscale, high-visibility shopping center on Huebner Road at Interstate 10. On a Friday evening, all this energy and style translated into quite a noise level, despite efforts at […]

Cozy Elegance: Treasurable appointments warm family’s historic Alamo Heights home

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The distinctively New England-style home of Diane and Larry Gottsman was one of the first 12 homes constructed in Alamo Heights. Built in 1899, the home has a history other than as a single-family dwelling. It once served as a boarding house where legend holds that famed pugilist and 1884 World Heavyweight champion boxer James […]

Destiny In Session : Judge Sandee Bryan Marion

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Family, perseverance and a true sense of justice bring Judge Sandee Bryan Marion to the bench Judge Sandee Bryan Marion has learned that it probably is not a good idea to quarrel with destiny. Marion was the youngest of three daughters. Her father, William Bryan, was a lawyer. Her mother, Dorothy Bryan, was a stay-at-home […]

Real Women, Real Lives: Four San Antonians talk candidly about passion for their interests

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Four San Antonians talk candidly about passion for their interests, commitment to family and community and vision for the future It’s not easy to define the contemporary San Antonio woman. Like elsewhere in the United States, women’s lives have changed profoundly in the last 40 years, largely thanks to the women’s movement and general socio-educational […]