5 simple ways you can get smarter about conserving water when you irrigate your landscape

5 simple ways you can get smarter about conserving water when you irrigate your landscape

Summer marks peak landscape irrigation season, so it’s a perfect time for Smart Irrigation Month, a public awareness campaign that promotes efficient water use. Here are five simple ways you can help conserve our precious water resources and maybe even save a few dollars in the process.  Continue reading 5 simple ways you can get smarter about conserving water when you irrigate your landscape

All Up In Your Business Podcast: What you should know about Costco

All Up In Your Business Podcast: What you should know about Costco

Earlier this week, we dropped a podcast episode that reviewed what’s new in, and what’s coming to, College Station. We teased an announcement that was expected later in the month — a development on 19 acres of city-owned land in College Station’s Midtown. Turns out later in the month is now: Costco Wholesale has filed a site plan for that location. Continue reading All Up In Your Business Podcast: What you should know about Costco

Our most popular blogs and podcasts of 2018

Our most popular blogs and podcasts of 2018

By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager

When blogging became all the rage several years ago, it was common to see corporations and even state and federal government agencies jumping aboard.

But you didn’t see many local governments taking part – and you still don’t.

The reason the City of College Station decided to start blogging in 2010 was simple. It was an effective way to better tell our story. More than eight years later, the city blog continues to be a powerful cornerstone of our public outreach strategy. Continue reading “Our most popular blogs and podcasts of 2018”

Our most popular blogs and podcasts of 2017

Our most popular blogs and podcasts of 2017

The reason the City of College Station decided to start blogging in 2010 was simple. It was an effective way to better tell our story. More than seven years later, the city blog continues to be a powerful cornerstone of our public outreach strategy. Our 120 new blog posts this year have attracted more than 98,000 views – about 26,000 more than the old record set in 2016. Continue reading Our most popular blogs and podcasts of 2017