Author Archives: Murphi Cook

Geeking Out with Erotic Romance Author Mia West

Geeking Out with Erotic Romance Author Mia West

“It would possibly behoove me to be more sophisticated as Mia, but I’m just not. I’m an enormous nerd.” Most days, you’ll find Shannon Morgan trotting on her treadmill, furiously drafting her next book. Morgan (pen name: Mia West) has self-published multiple series since entering the erotic romance genre in 2014, including Tell Me When,

Wedding Beaus: Wisdom from newlyweds

In celebration of the historic June 26 ruling from the Supreme Court finding a Constitutional right to marriage for same-sex couples, we’re posting stories and photos from our Spring wedding issue. Clay Rodgers spent one of his most memorable dates in a car. He and then boyfriend Ryan decided to drive to Las Vegas. The couple

Business spotlight: Feast

From reading cookbooks in the back of HH-60 helicopters to a yearlong apprenticeship where his fingers never left the cutting board, Chef Stefan Bowers was destined for culinary greatness. In 2011, while working as executive chef at 20Nine, Bowers met entrepreneur Andrew Goodman, and the pair opened the doors to Feast, the King William spot

Business spotlight: Anne Marie’s Carriage House Bistro

In 1896, the Sullivan Carriage House was built for Texas civil-war hero turned banker Daniel J. Sullivan. By 1987, stonemasons were taking apart the piece of Richardsonian Romanesque architecture to move it to its new home at the San Antonio Botanical Garden. Nearly one hundred years after it was first built, the Carriage House was

Jump-Start Performance Party XXX

Saturday, January 10, 2014, 7 – 11pm Beacon Hill Neighbors at 700 Fredericksburg Rd.  $5 With 30 years of theater-making under their belt, there’s one thing that can certainly be said for Jump-Start Theatre Company: these local trailblazers know how to collaborate, developing innovative new works that serve as “a lasting voice of diverse cultures

Business spotlight: Shag the Salon

Are you hip to the Shag? Then shimmy on down to McCullough to find the mod-est spot San Antonio’s got to offer. The lime green yellow dotted building houses some of the Alamo City’s most daring stylists; trust your tresses to Shag the Salon because “good hair doesn’t happen by itself.” Stylists and co-owners David

The Lion Sings Tonight for AIDS research and support

The Lion Sings Tonight December 15th, Doors: 7 pm, Show: 8pm Cameo Theatre 1123 East Commerce Street $20-$65 Tickets here It’s time to get your hakuna matatas out to the Cameo Theatre for The Lion Sings Tonight: Holiday Edition in support of the San Antonio AIDS Foundation. The family-friendly event brings together 25 professional singers, dancers, and musicians

Business spotlight: Texas Public Radio

If you scanned the San Antonio radio waves during the ’80s in search of prime public programming, you’d be out of luck. In fact, San Antonio was one of the last sizeable cities in the country where listeners couldn’t get public radio. From this, Texas Public Radio emerged. Now, you can “hear yourself think” in South