May 6, 2013

Storm Shelter in Brazos Valley

When it comes to your family’s safety, you always pray for the best, but sometimes you have to prepare for the worst. Luckily here in the Brazos Valley we are safe from a lot of the inclement weather that folks in other parts of the country have to look out for. However we are still at risk of tornados touching down and causing havoc. If you and your family have ever discussed the possibility of […]
February 15, 2013

Local Dojo holds Retreat 2013 – Montoya’s Shorin Kempo Karate

  February 8-10, 2013 Hanshi Raymond L. Montoya was an active police officer in Bryan, Texas, for 27 years.  He was involved in training and recruiting and was a Pressure Point Control Tactics (PPCT) instructor.  Currently, he holds the following martial arts ranks: Hanshi Raymond L. Montoya 9th dan:  American Shorin Kempo Karate under Hanshi Terry L. Bryan, 9th dan 6th dan:  Shaolin Kempo/Mu Ying Tao under Dr. Harold Mayle, 10th degree (through Terry L. […]
January 24, 2013

Pebble Creek: One of the most desirable neighborhoods in College Station!

Pebble Creek, a quiet College Station development nestled among lush oak trees and peacefully running streams, offers not only beautiful homes and a family-friendly community, but also luxurious amenities for residents. Pebble Creek has much to offer families of any size.  From an 18-hole championship golf course to the swimming pool and tennis courts of the Pebble Creek Country Club, there is something for everyone. Located in the lively, active city of College Station, residents […]
January 22, 2013

Stay Informed with the City of College Station

The City of College Station has many resources available for you to stay well informed about your community. You might not have heard about a majority of them. So, let me help you get in the know! Among the variety of communication outlets, the city also offers programs that give participants a chance to take a peek behind the curtain of their local government. Citizens University Would you like to know how YOUR local government […]
January 4, 2013

Lil’Wranglers of Aggieland – Aggie Wranglers in College Station, Texas

Lil’Wranglers was formed in 1999 by Sharon Toups when she noticed that her two children had the potential to begin learning country western dancing. Sharon was part of the Aggie Wranglers organization while in college at Texas A&M. She gathered together a few children and started Lil’Wranglers, modeled after the Texas A&M Aggie Wranglers. Aggie Wranglers is a country and western jitterbug dance group at A&M that performs at various events in the community and […]
October 1, 2012

Painting with a Twist in Bryan College Station

What do you get when you throw together paint, wine and creativity? A pretty picture! Painting with a Twist is a new local art studio that is the perfect idea for a night out. Have you ever wanted to decorate your house with original artwork? Or have you wanted to save money by making your own painting instead of spending hundreds on a professional’s work? Have you wondered how close you can get to forging […]
September 17, 2012

The City of College Station Fall Activities Part 2

For Part 1….  Creative activities for adults include making balloon animals 101 and 102, how to crochet a rug, learning flower arranging, making mosaics, soap making, and how to make stained glass. The dance activities teach belly dancing and country western dancing at beginner and intermediate levels. Exercise classes offer Tai Chi and Yoga. Gardening classes teach how to mix flowers with veggies in your yard and self help classes teach you the basics on […]
September 17, 2012

City of College Station Fall Activites Part 1

Early in the morning or late in the evening, a cool breeze hits College Station and people are reminded of the beautiful fall weather that is on its way. Although fall technically begins September 22 this year, the College Station City fall activities have already begun. Youth programs, adult programs, senior adult programs, special events and all types of parks are open to the general public. The city offers many different sports to youth in […]
August 30, 2012

College Station Coffee Houses

Some of my favorite parts of College Station are the coffee shops! Because of the nearby university, the city is littered with eclectic and inspiring coffee houses. The campus alone has several options for those looking for the perfect reading spot or a strong cup of Joe. In the newly renovated MSC, there is a Barnes & Noble shop with a spacious sitting area near their Starbucks coffee bar. The glass walls and bright contemporary […]