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Major changes are coming to Waco’s District One. Thirty seven percent of the city’s new reconstruction and design budget will be poured into several areas including East Waco, Cameron Park and McLennan Community College. Residents in District One are looking forward to the new changes but not without concern. 

Downtown Depot: Kate Duncan

Dec 16, 2016

On this episode of Downtown Depot, host Austin Meek talks with Kate Duncan, the owner of Wildland Supply Company, the clothing boutique that's spearheading the redevelopment of Washington Avenue. You'll also get a look at the Kings Landing, the newest gaming store to hit Wacotown. 

Downtown Depot: Paxton Dove

Nov 4, 2016

On this episode of Downtown Depot, host Austin Meek takes a look at recently development news in the area, like soon-to-open Balcones Distillery. He also sits down for a conversation with Paxton Dove, owner of the Dancing Bear Pub. 

Downtown Depot: Nancy Grayson

Sep 30, 2016

In this episode of Downtown Depot, host Austin Meek talks with guest Nancy Grayson about development in East Waco and her role in that. You can also hear about recent developments in the 11th street area and find out what's happening here. 

Downtown Depot: Kyle Deaver

Sep 16, 2016
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Downtown Depot is a new show from KWBU. Featuring host Austin Meek, the 30-minute show will look at the ins and outs of development in Waco. Each week you can hear interviews with local entrepreneurs, city officials, and people with a stake in developing our city on the Brazos. In this episode: Waco mayor Kyle Deaver

Waco’s Riverfront Development Flows Closer to Reality

Dec 2, 2015
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Dallas-based Catalyst’s vision for Waco’s riverfront would see it developed as the “Brazos Promenade”, a mixed-use area complete with boat docks, restaurants, shops and entertainment.

Award-Winning Whiskey From Under A Bridge In Waco

Apr 18, 2014

The world’s great whiskeys usually come from Scotland, Ireland or Kentucky. But if you’ve ever driven over Waco’s 17th street bridge you’re driving over a new hot spot for the spirit. The Balcones distillery has gotten so many awards, they’re starting to have trouble keeping up with demand. And they’re expanding soon. But they want to stay small--and most importantly--in Waco.