Articles | February 2017

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Filling the Void

For Chela White-Ramsey, discovering her heritage meant unearthing the unknown. Read on »

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Memo from JB: Hold the Phone

Bypassing social media could be the catalyst we all need to reconnect. Read on »

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On the Road Again

How veteran athlete Laurie Allen keeps on keepin’ on two years after a paralyzing injury. Read on »

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The Udder Truth

Lose the stomachache by swapping dairy for plant-based nut milk. Read on »

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Not Tonight, Dear

Testosterone-hormone-replacement therapy may reignite your sexual desire. Read on »

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Apartment Therapy

Check out the city’s new jewel of an entertaining venue. Read on »

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Rooting Around

Three underground vegetables take center stage. Read on »

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Open Seating

There’s room for everyone. Read on »

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Stacked

Make 2017 the year you step out of your comfort zone. Read on »

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Be My Galentine

Dress to impress on your next girls’ night out. Read on »

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Hollywood Heroines

Austin’s own Academy film scholar picks her all-time favorite films made possible by women. Read on »

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Pretty Paper

Never underestimate the power of a handwritten note. Read on »

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New York State of Mind

In the spirit of celebrating soul mates and meet cutes, here’s how to spend a day replicating the beloved romantic comedy You’ve Got Mail. Read on »

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Capitol Beat

State Representative Celia Israel updates us on the issues facing Austinites during Texas’ 85th Legislative session. Read on »

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Three

That’s the number of female African-American architects in Austin. Read on »

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A Dancing Success

Melody Afkami is out to show there’s more to movement than high endorphins. Read on »

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From the Desk of Lauren Petrowski

The Fox 7 news anchor for Good Day Austin shares her finesse for making an unforgettable first impression. Read on »

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Certification Central

Here’s the lowdown on being designated a woman- or minority-owned business. Read on »

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Women in Numbers: February 2017

Facts and figures on females from throughout the world. Read on »

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Save the Date: February 2017

The February agenda from our favorite local insiders. Read on »

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Letter from the Associate Editor: February 2017

There’s a photo clipped to the fridge in our office break room. It’s one of many photos, actually, a collage of images taken of our AW team members attending... Read on »

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Behind the Counter: L’Estelle House

We discuss the definition of love with power-couple-cum-restaurant proprietors Craig Nasso and Holly Lawson Nasso. Read on »

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Just Keep Spinnin’

One writer recaps her sweet and sweaty riding experience with SoulCycle instructor Rachel Rivas. Read on »

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Setting Up the Shot

Caroline Robert and Rachael Hyde discuss what it’s like to capture once-in-a-lifetime moments at weddings, what makes for a good shot and the best part about partaking in such a personal event. Read on »

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Checking in: Carnaval Brasileiro’s 40th Anniversary

Forty years ago, a group of homesick Brazilian exchange students hosted their own version of Carnaval in Austin. This year, the festival is expected to attract upwards of 5,000 people with a night of drinks, Samba and a true Brazilian gem, Dandara Odara. Read on »

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Valentine’s Day Playlist

From Austin Woman Magazine, with love. Read on »

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Girls’ Guide to Copper Mountain

Whether you’re dreaming of hitting the slopes or scheduling a hot-stone massage, this is an ideal vacation destination. Read on »

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The Human Connection

Elaine Garza, the cool and collected chief behind Giant Noise, the public-relations behemoth she founded more than 10 years ago, has mastered the art of engaging conversation and honest communication. The key, she tells us, is simply making a genuine connection. Read on »

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K is for Kindness

For the past seven years, Kelly Krause’s job has been to get to know people, first as the publicity maven and now as the chief content creator for the South By Southwest Conference and Festivals. However, her more recent unofficial job has been to cultivate the life-changing lesson she taught herself nearly four years ago. Read on »

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