Posts by aoutlaw

Waco’s Game Changers

Article written by Amanda Haygood, Greater Waco Chamber staff, published in the third quarter edition of the Greater Waco Business Magazine.   Waco is changing. Waco is developing. Waco is growing. Being in the spotlight with the increase of new businesses, housing and jobs and with the continual growth of tourism, it should come as no surprise…

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That Little Sweet Spot

Article written by Mary Drennon, published in the third quarter edition of the Greater Waco Business Magazine.   After the popular show Fixer Upper ended in April, people were holding their collective breath. Would Waco continue its remarkable growth? Talk to nearly any anyone who lives and works in the area and the answer you’ll hear is a…

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Meet Me at The Backyard

Article written by Samantha Baker, Greater Waco Chamber staff, published in the third quarter edition of the Greater Waco Business Magazine.   We sat down with Brian Brown, co-owner of The Backyard Bar, Stage and Grill and The Backyard Saloon to talk about how he and his business partners found success filling a unique niche in Waco.…

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Small Business Spotlight: Luna Juice Bar

Small Business Spotlight with Summer Shine, Owner of Luna Juice Bar, published in the third quarter edition of the Greater Waco Business Magazine.   Small businesses are the engine of our economy in the Greater Waco community — more than 70 percent of our membership is considered “small business.” We love introducing small businesses and…

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Waco’s Tourism Economy After the End of "Fixer Upper"

Article contributed by Carla Pendergraft, Waco Convention & Visitors Bureau, published in the third quarter edition of the Greater Waco Business Magazine.   Momentum in the Tourist Sector With Chip and Joanna’s hit HGTV show “Fixer Upper” ending this spring, national headlines have predicted the Waco tourism boom is at an end. “What goes up, must come…

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