FOOD & DRINK
Las Palapas announces closing of College Station location
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) - Las Palapas is closing its doors in College Station. The popular Mexican restaurant made the announcement Friday on Facebook. The restaurant says it’s navigating through a transition and are seeking new management. Las Palapas thanked its customers for their support over the years.
Here’s the Beef: Camp Brisket at Texas A&M
COLLEGE STATION, Texas – I bought my first smoker in 2019 and since then, I’ve devoured anything I could find about making good barbecue. I knew my studies wouldn’t be complete without doing two things — 1) finding lots of experts and picking their brains, and 2) learning the science behind BBQ. I did both one weekend earlier this year and I want to share what I’ve learned just in time for the summer grilling season.
"This is therapy for me" | A new dessert shop is filling the town with sweet purpose
BRYAN, Texas — If you pass the train tracks Downtown Bryan, you're one step away from a sugar rush. A new dessert shop that opened up to the community last month leaving many residents have been ranting and raving about the place that's been fulfilling everyone's sweet tooth. That place is The Suga Trax.
Calendar for Saturday, May 27
The George Bush Presidential Library & Museum (1000 George Bush Drive W. in College Station) is hosting an exhibit: "Honor, Courage, Commitment: Marine Corps Art" through Sept. 4. Visitors can view works of art by combat artists, focusing on Marine Corps service from Vietnam until the present day. Displayed in the Fidelity Gallery from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.
Aggieland Humane Society Pet of the Week: Mila
BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) - Mila is the Aggieland Humane Society Pet of the Week for May 26. She’s about 10-weeks-old and has piercing blue eyes. The shelter believes Mila is a Catahoula mix. Take a look at Mila and all the adorable pets available for adoption here. The shelter...
Navasota Municipal Pool reopening after over a year of maintenance
NAVASOTA, Texas (KBTX) - Navasota’s community pool will be reopening on Memorial Day. The pool has been closed for a year and a half due to maintenance work. The facility features an Olympic-sized pool and kiddie pool and has brand-new commercial pumps, plumbing, and chemical controllers to keep the water sanitized.
Brazos Buddies featured pet of the week: Alakazam
BRYAN, Texas — This week's Brazos Buddy is Alakazam, a roughly two-year-old Husky-Heeler mix that's in search of a new home. If you're a Pokemon fan or an outdoor enthusiast, Alakazam may end up being a great fit for you. His favorite activity by far is playing with tennis balls, and will happily chase after them for hours.
Choose an alternative to tanning beds, baking in the sun
BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) - For beautiful bronzed skin without the sun damage, try getting a spray tan instead this summer. Haley Wells, Owner of Bronzed by Haley, says spray tans are a safer alternative to tanning beds or sitting out in the sun. “There are no UV rays, so you...
The Queen Theatre summer blockbusters
BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) - There are so many movies to look forward to at The Queen Theatre this summer, old and new!. ”We’ve got lots of fun stuff this summer,” said Emily Schulman-Bell with the Queen Theatre. “We are back in the era of big blockbusters in the summer and we’re thrilled about it.”
Stay active, keep dancing for your health
BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) - Cathy Lyles has been teaching Jazzercise for 42 “fabulous” years. She says after all this time, Jazzercise has never gotten boring. “It’s always fun. You have to find something you like to do, especially when it comes to exercising,” Lyles said. Lyles,...
Pet talk: The puppy timeline: physical and mental changes
Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Raising adorable puppies can be as challenging as it is exciting, especially because of the speed at which they are developing, both physically and mentally. So, knowing the general timeline of their growth can help owners prepare to meet a puppy’s evolving needs.
Learn the ABC’s of water safety before heading out for summertime fun
BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) - Before you head out to the water this summer, be sure your whole family is up to date with the ABC’s of swim safety. Aqua-Tots Swim School teaches the ABC’s as Adult Supervision, Barriers, and Classes. “Adults are the number one line of defense...
Kid to Kid is making sure you are styled just right in the red white and blue
BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) - Kid to Kid is making sure you are styled for the summer holidays! Manager Sara O’Bannon says they are fully stocked with all of their Memorial Day and 4th of July apparel. “Now’s the best time to shop because we have all the best stuff...
Calendar for Friday, May 26
For those looking to send their 4-to-6 year-old children to camp, Explorers Camp might be a good option. The day camp runs from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for three days each at three separate sessions at Millican Camp (19851 F.M. 2154 in College Station). Wildlife education, canoeing, fishing, camp games and songs are all part of the schedule. Cost: $195. Session 1: May 31–June 2. Session 2: June 26–28. Session 3: July 24-26. Information: millicanreserve.com/camp-millican.
Bryan firefighters bringing back pipes and drums band
BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) - An organization created by Bryan firefighters is returning. The Bryan Firefighters Pipes & Drums started in 2007 but have since disbanded. The group would play funerals and memorials of fallen firefighters to ensure their memory is never forgotten. The group is now looking to return and...
Healing through art at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (KBTX) - Creativity plays a major role at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. From the doctors and researchers continually searching to end childhood cancers, to the patients themselves expressing their feelings through art. Finding an escape from the treatment and just being a kid, even for a...
Brazos County Master Gardeners invite you out to the D.I.G. for inspiration in showcasing plants
BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) -The Brazos County Master Gardeners are volunteers trained by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in research-based horticulture including soils, composting, water conservation, entomology, and plant pathology. The Master Gardeners maintain a garden at 2619 Hwy 21 W in Bryan called the D.I.G. which stands for Demonstration Idea Garden....
Troubadour Festival Hosts the Party of the Year In College Station
For those of you who follow my newsletter over at Barbecue, Bets, and Beats – you know that in addition to loving sports, I’m also a massive fan of both barbecue and music. There is no festival on the planet that brings barbecue and music together in a seamless fashion quite like Troubadour Festival.
Wildflyer Mead Gets Approval For Preliminary Plans To Move Into Downtown Navasota
At their most recent meeting, Navasota’s Planning & Zoning Committee had discussion and consideration on a preliminary site plan application submitted by Wildflyer Mead and Beer Company for the development of a retail/bar/restaurant use for the property located at 221 South Railroad Street, which was formerly used as the City’s Public Works building.
Music Study Club surprise
Navasota High School Choir’s Spring SINGABRATION concert May 18 treated the audience to a great concert featuring Pop Music. Several members of The Music Study Club of Navasota (MSCN), a member of Texas and National Federation of Music Clubs, attended the performance. Co-Presidents Carol Jean Gessner and Marilyn Bettes made a surprise presentation to the Director of Choral Activities, Jason Mincy.
© 2023 Particle Media.