The University of Florida has been around for a while. Their academic standing and consistent national rankings in NCAA athletics have held them as one of the most widely recognized universities. That’s not to mention their original production of the sports drink “Gatorade”, named after the Florida mascot and developed by University of Florida researchers in 1965 to replenish water, carbohydrates and electrolytes. And, of course, there’s the recent NFL celebrity Tim Tebow, graduated from U of F, leading the...Continue Reading!
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College Station, Texas was recently recognized on the Forbes website as the 6th best “small place” for business and careers. Among other things, this is confirmation of a popular trend surrounding the city right now. Growth is constant, the economy is prominent, and the market for jobs and real estate matches those of many of the healthiest cities across the nation. Forbes Magazine, internationally known as a leading source for reliable business news and financial information, is likely most famous for...Continue Reading!
The last time the Texas A&M Aggies played the University of Alabama (UA) in an NCAA football game it was 1988 at Kyle Field. Alabama gained an immediate upper-hand, finishing the game with a victorious score of 30 to 10. Since then, the Alabama Crimson Tide has won five national titles, including the their victories in 2009 and 2011. And on November 10th, 2012 Texas A&M is scheduled to play the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa. It might be too much...Continue Reading!
The stars at night are big and bright deep in the heart of Texas, and there’s no better way to enjoy them than lying on a grassy hill listening to music with a group of your closest friends and family. The Starlight Music Series in College Station is a series of concerts organized by the city. Bands come to the Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater and play on Saturday nights during the spring and summer seasons. Before the concert starts, food stands are...Continue Reading!
If you are trying to selling your home at this point in time, you have probably noticed it is not always so easy! Sales and prices have been dropping over the last 5 years and are still dropping in most of the country. To make matters worse, this is something we can’t expect to turn around over night. With the current sales pace, it would take 8.6 months to clear out the 3.5 million existing homes listed today. After hearing all this...Continue Reading!
When Texas A&M University announced their intention of leaving the Big 12 Conference on August 31st of 2011, there were mixed reactions. Many Aggies had been anticipating the potential transfer to the Southeastern Conference and were excited and enthusiastic about the declared resolve. In this moment it was likely that many of them, blinded by their aspirations for the future competition, overlooked the fact that they would be leaving behind their history in the Big 12 and a 117 year...Continue Reading!