Articles | September, 2012

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Five Things You Must Do This Month

Compiled by Ayanna Estelle 2012 University of Texas Longhorn Football Sept. 1, UT vs. Wyoming, and Sept. 8, UT vs. New Mexico, Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium During every Austinite’s lifetime, they should experience... Read on »

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Serving Up an Ace Evening

The Andy Roddick Foundation presents its seventh-annual gala and concert benefiting children’s charities / By Erica Todd Not only is Andy Roddick known for his colossal tennis serve, but also for his huge... Read on »

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10 Years of Austin Woman

By Deborah Hamilton-Lynne 2002–2012. A decade! And what a decade it has been for Austin Woman magazine. Join us as we review this journey and revisit the people and places that have been so... Read on »

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Looking back to 2002

With the 10th anniversary of Austin Woman, we decided to take a look at what was hip and happening 10 years ago. By Leigh Anne Winger Winding down through the last three months of 2012,... Read on »

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The Legacy of Five Unforgettable Women

Austin Woman’s former cover women Liz Carpenter, Molly Ivins, Lady Bird Johnson, Karen Kuykendall and Anne Durrum Robinson. By Kate Y. Hector In the 10 years since its inception, Austin Woman has had... Read on »

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Autumn Allure

Fox 7 News Anchor Keri Bellacosa flourishes in feminine fall fashion. Photos by Annie Ray, Text by Molly McManus, Styling by Ashley Hargrove, dtkaustin.com, Styling assistance by KeAndreia Gerard. Hair by Deanne Maraffa.... Read on »

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Bold Statements

Five Necklaces certain to make heads turn.         Rene Guest with feathers, $300, available at Fawn + Raven, 1605 W. 35th St., 512.371.8998.                   Chameleon, $59, available... Read on »

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Cover Women Fall Picks

Must Hear Marcia Bell—March 2009 Antone's, September 14th The Blues singer-songwriter-pianist will grace Antone's stage Friday, Sept. 14, with the newly released album, Roadside Attractions, under her belt. Each song on her album was... Read on »

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Cocktails, Ambience and Good Company

The best bars in town from former cover woman and bar expert Carla McDonald. By Molly McManus Living her life with passion and drive, Carla McDonald is an entrepreneurial powerhouse, a dedicated wife... Read on »

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The Crew

[LEFT TO RIGHT] PHOTO BY CODY HAMILTON Melinda Garvey, co-founder and publisher (Kurt Thomas gown, Jimmy Choo Nova pumps and Alexis Bittar earrings, available at Saks Fifth Avenue, 9722 Great Hills Trail, 512.231.3700. Nadri bangles,... Read on »

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Happy Birthday, Virgo

Aug. 24 - Sept. 22 Difficult male-female relationships. Action versus intuition, creativity versus change versus a strong need for equilibrium. Sharp words, bruised egos, hurt feelings. This is September. But it’s a good month... Read on »

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Faces of Fall

Easy beauty trends for the season / By Rochelle Rae I absolutely love New York Fashion Week. The excitement fills the entire city and all eyes are on the runways to see what we... Read on »

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2012 Austin Fashion Week

Austin designers strut their stuff / By Cheryl Bemis From Aug. 10 through 18, Austin Fashion Week celebrated its fourth season, and like many large events, it became more refined with age. In 2011, Matt Swinney, CEO... Read on »

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Tastes from Satay

Recipes from Dr. Foo Swasdee / Compiled by Deborah Hamilton-Lynne / Photos by Rudy Arocha Opened in 1987, Satay is an Austin tradition serving healthy Thai and South Asian cuisine to celebrities and extremely loyal local... Read on »

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Keeping Fit

AW cover women share their secrets / By Chrissie Jarrell and Natalie Yerkovich Each month, we read about the lives of the Austin Woman magazine cover women. We marvel at their professional and philanthropic... Read on »

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Ovarian Cancer

Raising your awareness of the silent symptoms / By Jill Case In December 1997, Gail MacNeil of Chatham, NJ, was diagnosed with stage 3c ovarian cancer. She had complained of classic ovarian-cancer symptoms on three... Read on »

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Melinda Garvey, Publisher

By Julie Tereshchuk / Photo by Cody Hamilton Ten years ago, it was a fun idea. But just an idea. The kind of spur-of-the-moment idea that had its fair share of skeptics. Yet, one... Read on »

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Panelist Preview

Let us introduce you to the five panelists who will be taking the stage at the Austin Woman 10th-anniversary event. AW sat down with these women and spoke with them about the significance... Read on »

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Living With Your Guy’s Favorite Pastimes

Avoid conflict through understanding / By Eric J. Leech Within your guy’s favorite pastimes, you may have found yourself struggling to find your place. You may be asking yourself, “Should I accept my... Read on »

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Gumption Trumps Fear

A magazine with which women pave the way for men / By JB Hager / Photo by Rudy Arocha I’ve been in the media for 23 years now. Approximately a decade ago was when I... Read on »

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Become a Sparkling Wine Expert

Whatever the occasion and whenever the mood hits, bubbles lift your spirits in style / By Rachel Merriman / Photo by Rudy Arocha Even though sparkling wine, especially Champagne, is normally associated with special occasions,... Read on »

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A Helping Hand

How Austin Woman’s small business grants helped three women-run businesses / By Meng Qi In 2007, Austin Woman launched its small business grant program, which provided starter grants to women-owned local businesses in the... Read on »

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Note to My Best Austin Girlfriend

Building ties that defy geography / By Sarah Bird You have three birds tattooed on your right shoulder: a painted bunting, a Senegalese kingfisher and a downy woodpecker. You wear tights under tattered cutoffs... Read on »

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The Great Stock Divide

By Samantha Stevens, co-founder “You can have that. Huh. We didn’t even have to count that stock; it’ll never amount to much.” Words of wisdom about my brand new Austin Woman... Read on »

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Ruffino Prosecco

Celebrate with one-of-a-kind drink recipe and bubbles! Story By: Molly McManus The 10th anniversary of Austin Woman has been a time of celebration. For our cover, we featured our cofounder and publisher, Melinda... Read on »

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Green and Everything In Between

This year’s Fall Home & Garden Show offers something for everyone. Story By: Malia Bradshaw   Kittens. Cooking demonstrations. Lush gardens. Reality TV stars. What could these things possibly have in common?... Read on »

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ZACH Theatre’s 2012–2013 Season Preview

Austin’s longest-running theater debuts upcoming performances at the new Topfer Theatre. Story By: Meng Qi Dream big. The staff at ZACH Theatre certainly did when they planned their 2012–2013 season debut at the... Read on »

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A New Season, A New You

Ten ways to enhance your life in time for fall, because change is a good thing. Story by Ayanna Estelle Sept. 22 will be the official start of fall, and during that time, we... Read on »

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Heaven, Earth, One

Aerial dance company Blue Lapis Light returns with a stunning performance on The Long Center Terrace, Sept. 9–19. By Malia Bradshaw When most people glance at the downtown buildings of Austin, they see modern... Read on »

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