22
Nov

Local’s guide to gratitude downtown

It’s that time of year when you give extra thought to all those things you’re thankful for. Among the main three – family, friends, health – we’re also thankful for a cornucopia of little quirks and details that make our lives in Downtown Waco a little better. We crowd-sourced things to be grateful for downtown and these are a few… Read More »

18
Oct

Front Row of Fashion

Fashion, art and authenticity. That’s what Thursday night’s fashion show, The Front Row of Fashion, is about. The event at the Phoenix Ballroom is expected to be an eclectic happening including red carpet experience, fashion show, drinks and hors d’oeuvres, live music and more. Baylor graduate Logan Miles Allison, 26, has put together The Front Row of Fashion to showcase… Read More »

06
Oct

27 eateries at one address? Yep. In Downtown Waco.

Imagine one spot where all your friends and family can find food to suit their taste. It can happen in a food hall and Turner Behringer Development Co. intends to make it happen in Downtown Waco. Union Hall, the 18,000 square-feet venue under renovation at the corner of Franklin Avenue and 8th Street, will soon be home to 24 different… Read More »

01
Sep

From Waco 52 to Waco 7twelve, art finds a home on Austin Ave.

Call it good timing, call it fate. Rebekah and Jeremy Hagman are calling it Waco 7twelve Just as the Waco 52 exhibit is moving out of 712 Austin Avenue, a whole new arts and culture endeavor is moving in. Newlyweds Rebekah Hagman, 33, and Jeremy Hagman, 39, recently moved to Waco from southern California, looking for somewhere to plant roots… Read More »

18
Aug

The State of (downtown) Brunch, Fall 2017

There’s so much discord in our world right now. Let’s talk about something we can all get behind … BRUNCH. Downtown eateries have made a significant effort over the last year or two to bring brunch options to Downtown Waco. There are a handful of boozy brunches and some really tasty dishes to choose from. And, maybe best of all,… Read More »

05
Aug

Add Waco 52 Pop-Up Gallery To Your Summer Bucket List

You’ve heard us talk a lot about “Waco 52,” here, Caitlin Giddens, with Creative Waco, tells you what it’s all about. The Waco 52 Pop-Up Gallery is officially open at 712 Austin Avenue. But what’s a pop-up gallery, anyway? It’s a short-term art exhibition that displays the creative potential in a community. It’s a temporary gallery that reveals a broad… Read More »

18
Jul

Making future history downtown

In Downtown Waco, we’re lucky to have a wealth of historic structures still in use. We celebrate structures such as the ALICO and the suspension bridge in our photos and even tattoos, and rightfully so. But consultant and man-about-downtown Chris McGowan asks a great question here …  are we building things today that will be celebrated in the same way… Read More »