Weekend Waco Update

Trolley to the Table!

Posted by:Chad Kelley

Original Article by Jasmin Caldwell of kcentv.com Chip and Joanna’s Magnolia Table restaurant is expected to open in a little more than a month. The new eatery is on Valley Mills Drive and is expected to bring a lot of traffic to an already congested area. There was discussion at a recent city council meeting…

AT&T is Bringing 5G Wireless Service to Waco!

Posted by:Chad Kelley

Original Article by Jon Fingas of Engaget.com AT&T is finally willing to say exactly where you’ll see mobile 5G in 2018. The carrier has confirmed that “parts” of Atlanta, Waco and its home turf of Dallas will adopt the standards-based service when it goes live before the end of the year. It’ll name the remaining…

80,000 SqFt Retail/Office/Entertainment Center Coming To Woodway?

Posted by:Adam Voight

Original article by Mike Copeland of wacotrib.com A Dallas developer who has spearheaded projects in downtown Waco is turning his attention to Woodway, where he proposes The Outlook at Bosque Ridge to bring retail, restaurants, an amphitheater and office space to acreage at U.S. Highway 84 and Ritchie Road. Marshall Stewman has acquired about 11…

More Candy For Everyone! The Mars Plant in Waco is Expanding!

Posted by:Adam Voight

Original article by Mike Copeland of wacotrib.com The Mars candymaking plant in Waco produces three popular treats, and keeping up with demand has prompted the company to announce a $30 million, 65,000-square-foot expansion. Mars Wrigley Confectionary U.S. has invested $1 billion in operations across the United States in recent years “to ensure over 95 percent…

Hewitt Drive To Get A Dunkin’ Donuts/Baskin-Robbins Combo Restaurant

Posted by:Adam Voight

Original article by Mike Copeland of wacotrib.com Dunkin’ Donuts brought its pastries and coffee to the Greater Waco market in October 2016, opening at Wooded Acres and Valley Mills drives and promising it was scouting for more locations in the area. The chain confirmed this week it will place a shop in the 900 block…

More Caffeine, Please! Keurig Is Buying Dr. Pepper Snapple

Posted by:Adam Voight

Original article by Joseph Pisani of wacotrib.com Keurig is buying Dr Pepper Snapple Group, bringing together the make-at-home coffee brand with the company behind Dr Pepper soda, Mott’s apple juice and Snapple iced tea. The new company, Keurig Dr Pepper, plans to expand its bottled iced coffee offerings that are sold at supermarkets and convenience…

Standard Hat Works Crafts Hats For County Music Group Midland

Posted by:Adam Voight

Original article by Ke’SHe Lopez of kwtx.com Cameron Morris at Standard Hat Works in Waco has created several hats for members of the country music group Midland to wear at Sunday night’s award show. The band, formed in Dripping Springs, and its members, Mark Wystrach, Jess Carson and Cameron Duddy, are nominated for Grammys for…

United States’ Second Commercial Surf Park To Open In Waco This Spring

Posted by:Adam Voight

Original article by Dylan Heyden of theinertia.com There’s something about Texas, apparently. If all goes according to schedule, the United States’ second commercial surf park may open less than 2 hours in a straight shot north up I-35 from its first – Austin’s NLand Surf Park. As we reported in October 2016, it’s all going…

Central Texas Marketplace Continues To Grow With La Madeleine Leading The Way

Posted by:Adam Voight

Original article by Mike Copeland of wacotrib.com Work has resumed on a building in Central Texas Marketplace that La Madeleine French Bakery and Cafe will anchor. Several weeks of inactivity at the construction site prompted concern among fans of the Dallas-based restaurant chain, including at least one city of Waco official. David Hawkins, a supervisor…

What’s On The Horizon For The Waco Economy In 2018?

Posted by:Adam Voight

Original article by Mike Copeland of wacotrib.com The future looks so bright for Greater Waco, builders, bankers, economists and real estate agents may have to wear shades in 2018. True, the number of people employed locally has declined in recent months, says the Texas Workforce Commission, but those figures could change — either due to…

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