WDFM: Creating Community through Local Flavors

Written by Allison Toy Photography by Tori Freeman My excitement built as we settled into our chairs to talk,. For years, I had been going to  the Farmers Market in Waco, but I’d never met anyone who knew its history—how it began and, more importantly, why it began. Now, Bethel Erickson-Bruce—the founder of Waco Downtown […]

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Food, Fellowship and the Faces Behind Gary’s Grill

Service first. Smiles second. Those are the priorities for Gary Gomez, owner of uptown Waco’s new food truck, Gary’s Grill. Of course, the food is important too, but the small, navy trailer means more to Gary than just an opportunity to serve good food.

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The Little Shop That Could: Waco’s Most Resilient Barber Shop

“If you look at the bigger picture of what’s going on and all I have is this little bitty barber shop…this little bitty barber shop means a lot. It’s a little seed in a city that is learning to be diverse. The Jockey Club is a well-rounded voice that is nice to hear ring out.”

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