Author: Azalea Andrade

What to Do with the Rest of Your Game Day

Gameday in Aggieland is a day full of football, but, since game time isn’t until the evening, the day can feel so long. It can be hard to wait to stand with the 12th Man, but there are things to do before and after the game. If the day is clear and sunny, taking a hike through Lick Creek park is a great way to relax and get in touch with nature. It has a wonderful hiking trail that takes you through an amazing, leafy part of College Station. You can also visit the George Bush Library, which is...

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Maroon Weekly’s Tailgate Guide

Aggieland’s favorite season is back! Once again, Spence park will be filled with diehard Aggies and food, lots of food. If you love the smell of barbeque and having some beers before the game, follow this guide for a successful game day. Football is a sport that brings people together in more ways than one. It is a great opportunity for a family outing, a first date, a friend group hang out or a group of strangers to become friends. Although the game does not start until the evening, tailgating is a tradition that starts early. As always, there...

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Local Spotlight: Sweets by Elise

For some, running a company is just a job, but Elise Mock managed to make a business out of her passion. Sweets by Elise is an up and coming business in the Bryan-College Station area that is owned and operated by an Aggie Alumni, Class of ‘14, who believes that things done with love will always work out. It has only been about six months since her business started, and it was not your usual planned out business. Mock said she took a chance and made the best out of it. “My mother-in-law asked me to make cookies for...

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Live at The Tap with Parker McCollum and Holly Tucker

Summer has come and gone, but the fun is still sticking around. On Thursday, August 31, The Tap is hosting Parker McCollum, special guest Holly Tucker and Brian Chance Band, all homegrown Texas country musicians. Parker McCollum is a 23 year old singer-songwriter originally from Conroe, Texas, who grew up with a love for classic Texas country artists. McCollum, now based out of Austin, refers to Ryan Bingham as his main inspiration. In 2013, McCollum released his first single called “Highway,” and he has followed with albums in 2015 and 2017. McCollum’s first full album, “The Limestone Kid,” drew...

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