Posts by Carla Pendergraft

Waco Restaurant Week – Sept. 6-14, 2019

Waco Restaurant Week is a one-week, city-wide event taking place at local restaurants, coffee shops and bars across Waco. Restaurant weeks are held across the country to introduce people to restaurants and places they haven’t had a chance to visit. All menu items sold under the Waco Restaurant Week menu specials will donate 10% to…

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New Hotels Coming to Waco – Updated, June 2019

With Waco’s explosive tourism growth for the past three years, and high hotel occupancy rate, developers have stepped forward to build an abundance of new hotels.  The destination as a whole generated 2.6 million visitors in 2018, as measured through attendance figures at major attractions. Waco’s hotel occupancy continues to exceed nearly every other city…

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The Growing Waco Music Scene

Keeping up with Waco’s evolving music scene is challenging in a good way. There are several websites that promote live music, musicians and musical groups, and venues that feature live music. More and more musicians are finding work in the Waco area. It’s all part of Waco’s natural development toward becoming a place that supports…

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New “Cycling in Waco” Map!

Several months ago, Dave Morrow and representatives of the Waco Bicycling Club approached us about producing a new “Cycling in Waco” map. This would be a map of the best roads and routes for road bikes. We loved the idea because visitors to Waco often come here to bike the trails of Cameron Park, and…

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7 Reasons to Choose Waco for your Next Convention

Waco has been hosting meetings and conventions since its founding in 1849. Situated on the Brazos River in the “Heart of Texas,” there are some great reasons to make it your next choice for a convention or meeting. 1. Central Location in Texas Located just 100 miles from both Dallas and Austin, on I-35, its…

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Waco Restaurants Open Thanksgiving Day 2018

Traveling to Waco and here over Thanksgiving? Here’s a list of restaurants open Thanksgiving Day in Waco. Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill – 614 North Valley Mills Drive – (254) 751-9084. Open 10:30 – 2pm Cracker Barrel – 4275 N. I-35 – (254) 799-4729. Open 6am to 10pm Cracker Barrel – 221 Enterprise Blvd – (254) 420-3505.…

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The LaSalle-Circle Shuttle has Passed the Test!

The LaSalle-Circle Shuttle has passed the 90 day test and is now part of the regular Waco Transit routes. Ridership figures showed the route has become the third most popular in just 3 short months, behind only the Silo District Trolley and Route #9 (South Terrace). And it’s free to ride! If you’re visiting Waco,…

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