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America’s favorite tailgating trends

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 Football season is officially here, but what are people doing before the big game? Offers.com surveyed over 1,000 consumers to discover America’s top tailgating trends. We found that while half of Americans (53%) prefer watching NFL games, 60% of consumers would rather tailgate at college games.
So, what are Texans’ citizens’ favorite tailgating trends?
Texans’ choose college tailgates, drink about 3 drinks per tailgate and love burgers and cornhole. But whether you’re watching the Cowboys, Longhorns, Aggies or Raiders, here’s how Americans are tailgating across the country:
  • A majority of Americans are “home-gaters” – watching the game at home or a friend’s

  • Cornhole is the favorite tailgating game of the season (51%)

  • Most people prefer wings as their tailgating food

  • Beer is the favorite drink & a majority of people (67%) will be drinking an alcoholic drink while tailgating this football season\\

With fall comes cooler weather, pumpkin-spice everything and of course, football. It’s that time of the year for tailgating season, so we surveyed over 1,000 consumers to take a look into this year’s top tailgating trends.

Along with football season comes one of America’s favorite pastimes – tailgating! Whether it be at the stadium or home-gating at a friend’s house, we’ve uncovered consumers favorite tailgating trends and activities.

One interesting insight we found is that while most consumers prefer watching NFL games (53%), 60.5% of Americans would rather tailgate at a college game.

As for where they are tailgating, a majority of consumers are what’s known as “home-gaters”,(36%) meaning they grill out, drink and enjoy the game with friends from the comfort of their own home. Following closely behind, 34% of consumers like to tailgate at the stadium, close to the action. As for the rest, 16% of consumers celebrate at a friends house, and 14% prefer a local bar or pub to “tailgate” the game.

We also looked into consumers favorite tailgating games and activities, discovering more than half of people prefer the classic tailgating game “cornhole”. Favorite games are followed by beer pong (17%), frisbee or catch (11%), flip cup (8%), washers (8%), and ladder toss (5%).

 

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Nocona girls move forward, game today

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Good luck to Montague County’s Lady Indians as they take on Lipan in the regional finals today at 1 p.m.

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Bowie receives $450,000 downtown revitalization grant

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By Cindy Roller,
Bowie Community
Development
After four years of work and preparation, the City of Bowie has officially been approved for a $450,000 Downtown Revitalization Grant.
The primary objective of the Community Development Block Grant program is developing viable communities and expanding economic opportunities issued by the Texas Department of Agriculture.
The first of many planning meetings was on Feb. 9 via zoom including City Manager Bert Cunningham, Bowie Economic Development Executive Director Janis Crawley, Community Development Executive Director Cindy Roller, Public Management Senior Project Manager Lisette Howard, and Tyler Creamer and Brandon Dusenberry with Hayter Engineering.
The grant will focus on one of the oldest streets in Bowie, Smythe Street starting at Montague Street near the railroad tracks. This work also includes portions of Tarrant and Smythe for brick and ramp repairs.
Repairing deteriorated sidewalks, handicap-accessible ramps, pedestrian lights, brick repairs will be most of the construction which has a completion timeline by 2026. The total grant awarded is $450,000 with a 15% match of $67,000.

Read the full story in the weekend Bowie News.

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Spring book sale opens Wednesday at Bowie library

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It’s time to stock up on books to enjoy on those lazy spring afternoons. The Friends of the Bowie Public Library will host its annual Spring book sale starting March 7 at the library located at 301 Walnut.
The three-day sale will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on March 7, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on March 8 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 9.
The Friends take pride in offering its community the opportunity to purchase used books at a highly discounted price, therefore, no book scanning will be allowed.
Proceeds from the book sale help the library provide programming to the community. Bring a bag or a box to fill your shelves.

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