In today's episode, Austin invites Kate Duncan, owner of Wildland Supply Co., to join him on set (8:00). Also, a look at the new gaming store King's Landing (0:50).
"Waco is home-base--the best place to get started."
"We love Waco, we're lifers."
"For there to only be one main street downtown, it doesn't allow Waco to live up to its full potential. I had a dream to get a few people to expand a street over."
"I'm really happy about what I see in the future of Washington and of Downtown Waco."
"A city with a really vibrant downtown is a city on the verge of being a major destination."
"Word-of-mouth is so good in Waco that you don't even need to pour into advertising."
Mentioned in this episode: Wildland Supply Co., King's Landing, Apex Coffee Roasters, Gather, Kindred Event Studio, Black Oak Art, Waco Escape Rooms, Pokey O's Waco, 1 Million Cups Waco, Waco Tours, Clay Pot, Bangkok Royal
Kate Duncan is a local entrepreneur who opened up Wildland Supply Co., a minimalist, trendy boutique, on Austin Avenue in September of 2014. She and her husband, Cory, decided to relocate to 721 Washington Avenue in 2016 with the hope of reinvigorating the street and expanding the Downtown area. The pair met during their undergraduate work at UT Austin and moved to Waco, Cory's alma mater, as he went to grad school at Baylor. After working a number of odd jobs, she decided to fill a gap in the boutique scene.