Games of Texas benefit BCS by a cool $8.1 million

Games of Texas benefit BCS by a cool $8.1 million

The Texas Amateur Athletic Federation’s Summer Games of Texas attracted 8,461 athletes from across the state to compete in a dozen events here in late July. Only 130 participants were from College Station, which means the rest – along with about 20,000 of their coaches, family members, and friends – were visitors who dropped an estimated $8.1 million into the local economy by filling local restaurants and hotels. Continue reading Games of Texas benefit BCS by a cool $8.1 million

Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (Dec. 13)

Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (Dec. 13)

By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager

Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, Dec. 13. It’s not the official minutes.

The meetings can be watched live on Suddenlink channel 19 or online. An archive of previous council meetings is available on the website.

5:03 p.m.

The workshop has started. The council took no action from executive session. Continue reading “Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (Dec. 13)”

Competitive spirit attracts 400 senior athletes to town

Competitive spirit attracts 400 senior athletes to town

The competitive hearts of athletes have been on full display this month at the Winter Olympic Games in South Korea. Watching on television is a thrill, but witnessing the competition in person must be spectacular. While we can’t offer the Olympics, we can offer the same spirit of competition at the College Station Senior Games Friday through Sunday at venues across our community. Admission is free. Continue reading Competitive spirit attracts 400 senior athletes to town

Celebrate love month with Trail of Lights, Date Night

Celebrate love month with Trail of Lights, Date Night

Throughout February, Wolf Pen Creek Park’s upper trails are a romantic pathway of lights to help you extend the warm glow of Valentine’s Day. The Trail of Lights begins at the Holleman Drive entrance, crosses over the bridge, and ends at the gazebo next to the creek. The lover’s lane of lights is open from 6-10 p.m. daily. Join us on Valentine’s Day (Wednesday, Feb. 14) from 6-9 p.m for the free Trail of Lights Date Night. Enjoy live music, carriage rides, sweet treats, flowers, and the beautiful Trail of Lights with friends, family or your significant other. Continue reading Celebrate love month with Trail of Lights, Date Night