Author: Chance Okonski

The 2017 Fashion Event

With a vision to unite others and a passion for giving back to the community, a handful of Brazos Valley residents formed together to work towards creating an experience like Bryan/College Station had never witnessed before. A three-day event, that would not only highlight their passions for fashion, but would give back to the community in the most stylish way possible. Those three days spent under the picturesque white tent, amongst the glistening lights of the runway, would be the beginning of a new era. An era better known now as The Fashion Event BCS. This new chapter, beginning...

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The Fashion Event of the Year is Coming to BCS

With a vision to unite others and a passion for giving back to the community, a handful of Brazos Valley residents formed together to work towards creating an experience like Bryan/College Station had never witnessed before. A three-day event, that would not only highlight their passions for fashion, but would give back to the community in the most stylish way possible. Those three days spent under the picturesque white tent, amongst the glistening lights of the runway, would be the beginning of a new era. An era better known now as The Fashion Event BCS. This new chapter, beginning...

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Spirit of Texas Has Arrived!

From the whispers around town and lavish kickoff parties, to the social media posts and seemingly endless billboards ads, you have either seen or heard about the infamous Festival that is making its way to the Bryan/College Station area. If you haven’t, please let us have the honor of filling you in on what is better known as, the Spirit of Texas Festival. Sponsored by College Station Medical Center, The Spirit of Texas Festival is sure to be the place for you, your friends, and family! From eating, to dancing, to potentially setting a world record or two, this...

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Chance’s Corner w/ Emily Heath

From her exquisite diamond Ring Wraps, to marrying her Prince Charming at the ultra exclusive Biltmore Mansion. I sat down with my good friend and the Owner and Founder of Ring Wraps to discuss all things Emily Heath. CO: Emily welcome to Chance’s Corner and thank you for sitting down with me and the readers of Maroon Weekly! It has been quite the year for you as a newly married woman and business owner. Can you tell me about the journey that has brought you to this point and the story behind starting Ring Wraps? EH: Thank you for...

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Chance’s Corner w/ Dani Kana

From the plains of Texas to the rolling hills of California, I sat down with local business owner and my best friend, Dani Kana, for a look inside her journey to being one of the leading retailers in the Brazos Valley. Her ambitious personality and eye for style has brought her a long way since opening the doors to her boutique Merge, with best friend Tara Miller in the spring of 2010. Since the days of being a young business owner, a second boutique by the name of Pine has joined the family and is the sister store to...

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