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The Daytripper Explores Waco’s Mammoths and Magnolia Market

September 19, 2023 | By Chet Garner

The first column I ever wrote for Texas Highways, way back in November 2010, was about Waco.

Can Chip and Joanna Gaines’ New Magnolia Network Carry the Day?

January 7, 2021 | By John Nova Lomax

After a year without Chip and Joanna Gaines turned into two because of COVID-19, the Fixer Upper stars returned to the airwaves this week with the soft launch of their new Magnolia Network.

Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Magnolia Table Gives New Life to an Old Diner in Waco

April 16, 2019 | By

Chip had always dreamed of opening a breakfast joint, and when the historic Elite Café, located on the Waco traffic circle, came up for sale in 2016, the Gaineses decided to make that dream a reality. In the process, they wanted to preserve an important part of Waco’s history. The original Elite Café opened in downtown Waco in 1919, and the second location on the traffic circle followed in 1941. The Gaineses gave the Spanish-style building a complete overhaul while also preserving its historic feel. Framed black-and-white photographs and an original menu from the café’s past adorn the walls.

Things To Do in Texas This Weekend: March 15-17

March 12, 2019 | By Jane Kellogg Murray

Spring Break and St. Patrick’s Day collide this weekend for fun across the state—including Magnolia Market’s spring fair and the Texas Food Truck Showdown in Waco.

Signs of the Times

July 18, 2016 | By

In planning my maiden voyage to the Magnolia Market at the Silos in Waco, I have the good sense to enlist my friend Sherry to ride shotgun for the 90-minute trip from our homes in Fort Worth.

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