Author: Lexie Hudson

New Republic Brewery: Spring Movie Lineup

The oldest Aggie owned and operated microbrewery in Aggieland, New Republic Brewing Company, has been crafting up some of the tastiest beer for almost seven years since its doors opened in 2010. Not only is it known for providing some of the best local live music, but also for hosting fundraisers and even scavenger hunts. New Republic’s hand crafted beers can be found in a handful of bars and grocery stores in Bryan/College Station and throughout Houston. While the brewery is known for hosting several up-and-coming artists in its taproom, this spring it’s unrolling the red carpet to Hollywood....

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Celebrating 40 Years of Messina Hof

Just like fine wine, Messina Hof Winery and Resort has gotten better with age and celebrates 40 years of winemaking on April 22nd in Bryan. A staple in the Texas wine community and Brazos Valley, Messina Hof has been hosting and sponsoring events since its beginning. So let’s raise our glasses to 40 years and look back on how it all began. Messina Hof Winery opened the first of three locations in Bryan in 1977 and became the fourth winery to open in Texas. In 1981, Chenin Blanc and Lenoir Port were produced and founders Paul Vincent and Merrill...

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Wes Barlow at Kreuz Market in Bryan

Kreuz Market in Bryan is mixing up some smoked Texas BBQ and good music from Wes Barlow tonight, starting at 5 p.m. Barlow– originally a Tennessee man– is a local musician currently playing with Blaggards, a Houston rock band. Kreuz will be serving a variety of sausage, BBQ beef or pork and smoked turkey, and $2 bottled beers. Spend your Thursday at Kreuz for BBQ &...

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Musicians For Michigan at Grand Stafford

Come and Take It Productions presents Musicians For Michigan – Bottled Water Drive on Friday, March 31 at Grand Stafford Theater in Bryan starting at 6:30pm. The water crisis in Flint, Michigan started in 2011 when residents began complaining about discoloration in their water. Lead poisoning, skin lesions, and memory loss were just a few effects of the water quality and the situation is still being resolved. Over 100,000 residents were potentially exposed to this contaminated water and the city declared state of emergency in January of last year. Musicians For Michigan, a bottled water and canned good drive,...

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New Republic Weekend Lineup: Jeff Becker and Dave Martinez

One of Aggieland’s favorite breweries, New Republic Brewery is located in College Station off of Dowling Road, will host Brazos Valley talent Jeff Becker on March 10 and the Dave Martinez Band on March 11 in the Taproom. Jeff Becker is a born and raised Bryan local residing in Austin. In 2016, Becker released his acoustic EP, “Somewhere Free” which features songs “Up, Up And Away” and “Strong Spirit.” This Indie-Folk singer started writing songs in the Fall of 2013, and his journey has taken him farther than he ever would have thought. Head over to the New Republic...

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