Local business owner wins Going Green contest

Derba Mills and Gov. Perry

Derba Mills, owner of the eco-friendly Clothesline Cleaners, took home the top prize in a contest for Texas-based, women-owned businesses dedicated to protecting the environment.  Mills’ win was announced by Gov. Rick Perry during the 2009 Texas Conference for Women held in Houston Nov. 12.

Reduce electricity bills with Sunset Glass Tinting

Sunset Glass Tinting

When asked whether it is the knowledgeable staff, infallible products or incredible customer service that contributes to Sunset Glass Tinting’s impressive reputation, General Manager Travis Skidmore insists, “All of the above.”


STWBC to host seminar on opening a restaurant

If you love food and think you have the winning recipe to make San Antonians' taste buds sing then the City's South Texas Women's Business Center (STWBC) has a seminar for you that both is tempting and satisfying.

Too Good To Be Threw celebrates 30th anniversary

Linda Reams

With more and more people looking for a bargain these days, the country’s economic downturn has actually bolstered sales for Too Good To Be Threw, San Antonio’s first and finest resale shop specializing in designer apparel, home decor and fine furnishings.

BBB issues warning against ATV, go-kart business

Fun is sputtering to a halt for some customers of the New Braunfels-based The Family Exchange. Consumer complaints received by the Better Business Bureau allege products ordered from The Family Exchange are not delivered in the expected time frame. Additionally, some consumers allege the business does not honor requests for refunds or repairs under the terms of their warranty agreements.

Artistic Images scheduling summer portrait sessions

Senior portrait by Artistic Images

“Never work with children or animals,” warned an obviously very intelligent person long ago.  Yet, photographer Elizabeth Homan either never received that memo or is simply one who doesn’t necessarily follow the rules.  Not only has Homan built a career photographing kids, families and the rambunctious pet amidst elaborate and non-traditional settings, but she makes it look so easy.