Author: Maroon Weekly

DIY: Wine Cork Repurposing

Do you have a collection of wine corks that you are just not sure what to do with? Good news: there are tons of wine cork crafts that add both style and function to your home. DIY Wine Cork Coasters: What you will need: • 6 Wine Corks Per Coaster • A Box Cutter • Medium Sand Paper • Hot Glue Gun What to do: 1. Cut your wine corks into thirds horizontally using the box cutter. 2. Once all corks are cut, sand the rough edges with the sand paper. 3. Place the cork pieces into the shape...

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TEXAS REDS: WINE & DINE

Uncork and unwind this weekend at the Texas Reds Festival in Downtown Bryan for three days of wine, steak and a lively atmosphere. More than two dozen wineries will showcase their drinks from September 23-25 during the 10th anniversary of this tasty event. The Downtown Bryan Association, managers the festival, handpicks wineries and wine tastings, assuring you will find something deliciously grapy at every booth. Vendors include Messina Hof, Bernhardt, Texas Hills, and many more. Though the festival is free to simply walk around in, tasting booths will be open only to tasting package-holders and during certain times throughout...

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TEXAS REDS: THE HISTORY

Every Texan knows there is nothing more exciting than a weekend of steaks cooked to perfection, exquisite wines, and locally brewed beers. Historic Downtown Bryan annually hosts the Texas Reds: Steak & Grape Festival for three nights of steak cook-offs, wine tasting, and live music, which will be held September 23-25 this year. The City of Bryan began this festival in 2007 and this September will mark its 10th anniversary of celebrating local beef and wine. A festival that was initiated to attract residents to a renewed Downtown Bryan, Texas Reds now gives back funds to non-profit organizations in...

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TEXAS REDS: THE MUSIC

The 10th annual Texas Reds Steak & Grape Festival in Downtown Bryan is upon us, and from September 23 to September 25, you can head down and enjoy live music, delicious food, wine, and craft beer, and great entertainment for all ages. The foundation of the entire festival is the live music, and they definitely do not disappoint. This year there will be a variety of live bands you may either already know or you should know. A headliner this year and an old festival favorite, Ray Wylie Hubbard, will be returning to play on Saturday night of the...

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KEEPING AN EYE ON OUR NEIGHBORS

Football season is in full swing and once again the SEC West is full of possible title contenders. Some teams’ paths may seem easier or more obvious than others, but the end goal is the same: The College Football Playoff. The Alabama Crimson Tide The defending national champion Crimson Tide is seemingly continuing right where they left off a year ago, demolishing defenses and dreams of opposing teams. After trailing by as much as 21 points against Ole Miss this weekend, Alabama came back with a vengeance, taking the win from the Rebels and keeping them ranked #1 for...

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