While You Were Away …


Photo credit, middle: ARTprenticeship

Whew! It’s been a busy summer in Downtown Waco. If you were traveling or maybe just self-sequestered at home in your AC watching Stranger Things, you might have missed some of what’s gone on. So we drew up a list for you, to keep you in the know and be a guide so you know what new stuff you still need to come and check out. Don’t get too far behind though, there’s more new developments opening up this fall!

ARTprenticeship mural at Brotherwell Brewing

• Diversified mural, at 11th Street and Webster Ave.

Keep Waco Loud launched – These folks started organizing live local music shows in late May and they haven’t quieted down since!

• Eastside Market – New Sunday artisan market at Brotherwell Brewing, 400 E. Bridge St.

• 8th Street pedestrian bridge came down

• 12th Street bridge came down


Bittersweet – 608 Austin Ave. Super decadent cookies

Waco Ale Co. – 806 Austin Ave. Brew pub

Revival Eastside Eatery – 704 Elm Ave. Elevated classic eats

Cactus Rose – 930 A Austin Ave. Cowgirl chic boutique

Simply Irresistible expansion – 1002 Austin Ave. Almost all clothing in this annex

The Sweet Station – 425 S. 8th St. Old timey gas station turned old-timey candy store

Waco Cha truck – Get your Bubble tea fix throughout the week now, with regular parked hours in front of Waco Work and White Elephant

Fabled Bookshop and Cafe – 215 S. 4th St. Independent bookstore + cafe

Skinny’s Repair Shop – 618 Columbus Ave. New iphone and computer repair shop

January Letterpress Shop + Studio – 700 Franklin Ave. Unit 100. Journals, paper goods and custom Letterpress projects

Tricot – 1701 Austin Ave. Ste C. Yarn shop in uptown

**If we left out anything, please forgive us! This summer has been A LOT to keep up with.


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