Guys To Know: Dirk Elmendorf

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Married for seven years, Dirk and his wife, Annie, an amateur triathlete, have two children, and in Dirk’s words, “have happily put down roots in San Antonio.” Though he maintains close ties with Rackspace, Dirk left the company in 2009, ready to take on new challenges. His latest venture, r26D, brought him full circle and […]

Suzanne Scott: An Affinity For The River

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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 and dangerous. It was not in its natural state.” […]

Women CEOs Are Making A Difference in San Antonio Business

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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. Whether starting from scratch or stepping up […]

Nan Cuba: Novel Examines Damage Caused By Suicide

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One of the questions Nan Cuba gets a lot when she speaks to book groups is: How did your novel get included in O, The Oprah Magazine’s “15 Riveting Reads” for the month of May? Such an endorsement is no small accomplishment for any writer, let alone a first-time novelist such as Cuba. Yet the […]

From East Coast Mansion to Monte Vista Manor

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A mile and a half from downtown San Antonio is the largest historical district in the United States. The Monte Vista Historical District was designated as a historical landmark in 1998, and it contains a mixture of small bungalows and mansions that are architecturally unique. Queen Anne, Prairie, Tudor, even Spanish Colonial Revival homes are […]