Take a look back on the city’s best-performing blog posts, podcasts, and videos of 2020. Happy New Year! Continue reading 2020’s most popular blogs, podcasts, videos
For the first time since the pandemic changed everything, College Station Communications Director Jay Socol interviews Economic Development Director Natalie Ruiz. In spite of the local, state and federal funding put into the hands of local businesses, we still lost far too many. So, now what? Continue reading Podcast: How tourism can fuel business recovery
In this podcast episode, City Manager Bryan Woods and Public Communications Director Jay Socol cover topics ranging from the nature of Woods’ relationships with Texas A&M, the City of Bryan, and Brazos County, to the significantly different role the next city hall will have in the lives of College Station residents. Continue reading All Up In Your Business Podcast: The business of managing College Station
We’re calling it All Up In Your Budget.
Fiscal Services Director Mary Ellen Leonard joins me to dissect and explain the city’s 330-page budget document, including changes caused by COVID-19, how sustainable we think those are, and what it means to our residents. This budget year is like no other, and we want to make sure residents and taxpayers understand what’s in it, what’s not in it, and why. Continue reading “Podcast series explores city’s FY 21 proposed budget”
In this podcast episode, College Station Economic Development Director Natalie Ruiz returns to talk about new restaurants, office space, commercial expansion and more. Natalie and Communications Director Jay Socol also dive into an email from a pod listener (we have one!) who expressed concerns about what feels like constant expansion in College Station. Continue reading Podcast: Breakfast you’ll be la Gladeleine about
We hear it all the time: “Hey, College Station, how come you don’t bring a [fill in the blank] to town?” The other side of that is, “Hey, bozos, why do you keep bringing more [fill in the blank] to our city?” In this podcast, Economic Development Director Natalie Ruiz and Communications Director Jay Socol explore those questions, as well as some things about Post Oak Mall you may not know. Continue reading Podcast: College Station eco-devo 101