Author: Kendall Ward

Cold Nights, Hot Dancing: Salsa at the Village

Have you had the pleasure of visiting The Village Cafe in the heart of Bryan? This cafe is always finding ways to bring the community closer, and for the past decade, it has been a fierce promoter for “All Things Local,” especially people. And what’s a better place to gather people than on a dance floor? The Village is well known for their local roots, and is even referred to as the living room of Bryan by some. They’ve got it all, locally sourced coffee, beer brewed down the street, foods grown in Bryan dirt and art crafted by...

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Century Square: On the Green

The New Year is finally here and so are loads of events at the new hot spot hangout, Century Square. This premier community destination has got it all, great food, wonderful ambiance, live music, delightful shops, and endless events for the whole family. If you’re ready to kick back and listen to some tunes, Either Grooves on the Green or Sunday Night Live is the place to be. Grooves on the Green occurs Friday and Saturday nights from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Come here to find a wide variety of genres. The offerings could be country, could be...

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Songs for Nations by Sean Feucht

This album was more of a project than a simple album for Sean Feucht and his team. He traveled to over fifty countries in the last five years, not leaving any place out. Visits were made to the poorest of poor slums, growing cities and suburbs, dangerous war-zones and the most isolated of nations. Sean and his faithful team say, “We have been marked by the nations, cultures, families and the passionate sound we have heard rising.” Twelve songs are featured on the album, each one intricately crafted for a specific nation. Some of the nations include Iraq, Germany,...

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The Local Christmas Market

If you’re like most everyone else, you’ve got a long list of loved ones you’re shopping for and haven’t even got an idea of what to give them yet. It’s got to be special. And meaningful. And perfect, right? So how about shopping local this holiday season?  The Local Christmas Market at Lake Walk Town Center has something for everyone—even that one person who’s always so hard to buy for. The Local Christmas Market will fall on Tuesday, December 11 from 4 – 7 p.m. Nearly fifty vendors will be in attendance, which is double the usual amount. A...

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App Review: WhatsApp

Cost: Free We all know how difficult it is to stay in touch with friends and family who are traveling or live overseas. Even with such savvy technology, keeping in contact with distant relatives can be a challenge and costly. There are a number of messaging apps out there, but maybe it’s time to do some early spring e-cleaning and download WhatsApp to be your one stop shop messaging app. WhatsApp has endless features, including texts, group texts, calls, video chats, photo sharing and more. One of the best aspects of this app is there are no hidden fees....

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