By Ally Bolender
Web Content Contributor
Twitter is an awesome way to stay connected with what’s trending in the world, but it’s just as important to stay connected with what’s trending locally. These San Marcos-based Twitter accounts will provide anything from local restaurant deals to San Marcos-related memes. Freshen-up your feed and give these accounts some love!
1. Mayloo’s Bar, @MayloosBar
Mayloo’s Bar, located on The Square, has an active and involved Twitter account that posts anything from San Marcos-orientated memes to lost dogs in the area. The account retweets hilarious, wholesome and important tweets about San Marcos as well as viral tweets, making it a perfect way to connect with the San Marcos area and catch up on what’s trending.
With well over two thousand followers, Mayloo’s Bar is an account that will surely connect you with the college experience in San Marcos. View the Mayloo’s Bar Twitter account for some great content of all sorts.
2. San Marcos Photos, @smtxphotos
The San Marcos Photos account is owned by San Marcos local Andy Heatwole. His photography skills beautifully capture the small south-central Texas town in creative ways. From gorgeous sunset skies, to time-lapse videos of the town and once-in-a-lifetime shots of San Marcos’s best views, Heatwole offers a variety of images that surely embodies the uniqueness of this town.
With over six thousand followers and hundreds of likes, Heatwole definitely has a talented eye for snapping the perfect pic. Heatwole will tweet out where you can purchase his prints around town, so you can show off stunning San Marcos from your office or bedroom. Give his photography some love on Twitter!
3. Brian Cooper, @BrianCooperGeo
Besides being known as one of Texas State’s excellent geography professors, Brian Cooper has quite a presence on Twitter. The hilariously transparent professor shares everyday thoughts on random topics. Whether it be about the weather, his students, new technologies or even his cats, Cooper’s tweets will surely brighten your day and bring a smile to your face. His tweets fit perfectly with today’s humor—all while keeping a lighthearted vibe.
Cooper has almost ten thousand followers on Twitter. His popularity on social media makes his classes at Texas State University almost impossible to get into. But don’t expect an easy A, Cooper may come across as a playful professor on social media, but he means business when it comes to geography. If you want a good laugh, check out the daily thoughts of Brian Cooper through his tweets.
4. Kobe smtx, @Kobe_smtx
San Marcos locals love Kobe for it’s amazing hibachi grilled food and endless sushi options, but the official Twitter for this San Marcos restaurant is perhaps just as good. The account features the best videos caught on their security tapes. So don’t try to dine-and-dash here, or your face will be shared with four thousand followers.
Kobe will post their drink and food specials so that the San Marcos community knows the best time to come, but what makes the account so likeable is the mix of funny, food-related memes and retweets of fans that just can’t get enough. Follow Kobe’s Twitter account for some great content on your feed.
And last but not least…
5. KTSW San Marcos, @KTSW_899
Follow your favorite radio station on Twitter for songs of the week, upcoming events, radio shows, web content and SO much more! Always stay connected with San Marcos and the other side of music by following us on Twitter.
Featured image by Andy Heatwole.