Downtown Waco Alumni Merchants

Many Baylor alumni own businesses in the downtown area, including small shops inside larger businesses, such as The Shops at River Square Center or The Findery. All appreciate the support of visitors.

(If a Baylor alum who owns a shopping or dining or entertainment destination in the downtown area isn’t included on the following list and would like to be added, please contact us at magazine@baylor.edu.)

Downtown Alumni Merchants

Anthem Artisan Market
Summer Ellis Bijouterie
601 Franklin Ave
Peter, BA ’05, and Summer Featherstone Ellis, BA ’04

Bicycle World
215 S University Parks Ave
Todd Behringer, BA ’88

Gather
719 Washington Ave
Jonathan, BA ’00, & Sara King Martin, BSEd ’01

Christi’s Interiors
1023 Austin Ave
Christi Cariker Proctor, BS ’88

Fabled Bookshop & Cafe
Coming soon
Kimberly Garth Batson, BA ’07 & Alison Frenzel

Falcon & Owl
401 S 8th St
Jill Mashburn Garrett, BA ’95

The Findery
501 S 8th St
Matt Fatheree, BBA ’97, Kyle Davis, BA ’02, Marci Paxton Davis, BBA ’04, & others

Four Columns Marketing
100 6th St
Doug Cofer, BBA ’95, MBA ’96

Fox and Gray Boutique
300 S 6th St
Summer Herriage & Joey Oglesby, BFA ’16

Harp Design Co.
808 N 15th St
Clint, BBA ’00, & Kelly Garrett Harp, BSEd ’02

Hippie Chic Salon
526 S 2nd St
Casie Feight, BBA '92

Hole in the Roof
1125 Washington Ave
Joel, BBA ’00, & Genevieve Neal Peel, BBA ’03

Lovely Enterprises
1500 Columbus Ave
Brett, BA ’98, & Emily Washmon Mills, BA ’99

Magnolia Market
601 Webster Ave
Chip, BBA ’98, & Joanna Stevens Gaines, BA ’01

Maker’s Edge
1800 Austin Ave
Rick & Melissa Pardun, MA ’97, MDiv ’02

Mainstream Boutique
600 Franklin Ave
Chelsea Parker, BBA ’15

On the Avenue Salon & Blowout Bar
711 Austin Ave
Hannah Gore, BBA ’14

Papillon Antiques
1025 Austin Ave
Mary Helen George, BA ’68, MA ’99, Cynthia Woodard Perry, BA ’69, & Dan Valahu

Pinewood Roasters Coffee Bar
929 Franklin Ave
John David Beard, BBA ’14, & Dylan Washington, BA ’14

Sedberry Furniture
1726 Austin Ave
Brad Sedberry, BBA ’77

Sironia Shops & Café
1509 Austin Ave
Martha Heard, ’98 & Holly Harris, ’02

Downtown Alumni Dining/Food Trucks/Attractions

Balcones Distilling
225 S 11th St
Jared Himstedt, BA ’99, head distiller

Brotherwell Brewing
400 Bridge St (pending)
David Stoneking, BA ’09, & Jacob Martinka

BRU Artisan Coffee Works
601 Franklin Ave
Peter Ellis, BA ’05

Chick-fil-A

901 S 7th St
David Sykora, BBA ’00

Club Sandwich food truck
601 Webster Ave
Youngdae Moon, BA ’06

Common Grounds & Heritage Creamery
1125 S 8th St. & 601 Webster Ave
Blake, BA ’08, and Kimberly Garth Batson, BA ’07

Lula Jane’s
406 Elm Ave
Dr. Nancy Grayson, MA ’92

Milo Biscuit Company

601 Webster Ave
Blake Batson, BA ’08, & Cory McEntyre

The Warehouse (opening late May 2017)
721 Austin Ave
Leslie Long, BBA ’00

Oh My Juice
215 Mary Ave
Tierra Barber, BSEd ’02, MSEd ’04 & Denitia Blount, BSEd ’88

Olive Branch Bakery & Cafe
213 Mary Ave
Leah Frazier Stewart, BBA ’98

The Palladium
729 Austin Ave.
Chris, BSA '95, MS '98, and Dr. Lorin Swint Matthews, BS '94, PhD '98

The Phoenix Ballroom
401 S. 3rd St.
Leslie Henry, BA '87

Pokey O’s food truck
varies
Austin & Julia Farell Meek, BS ’10

Silos Baking Co.
601 Webster Ave
Joanna Gaines, BA ’02

Waco Escape Rooms
711 Washington Ave
Cory Dickman, BA ’10

Waco Paddle Company
Franklin Ave/Brazos River
Ross, BA' 06, and Beth Buchanan Harris, BSEd '07

Waco Hippodrome
724 Austin Ave
Shane Turner, BA ’02, & Cody Turner BBA ’03

Wine Shoppe
1800 Austin Ave
David Mayfield, BA ’07