Downtown Abilene residents, visitors get excited for newest addition: Bodegish

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A new convenience store will soon be available in Downtown Abilene on Cypress Street, and some residents say they have been fighting for a store like this for years.  Kim Bosher lives and works downtown and said the soon-to-be “Bodegish” checks her boxes. Even though all of her belongings are within walking […]

Matera Bar & Grill Opens in South Downtown Abilene

Lindsay Flores hopes to turn another page in two recovery stories – her own and that of the former Matera Paper Company. On Friday, Flores opens Matera Bar & Grill in the former home of Sockdolager Brewing Co. in the South of Downtown Abilene district. Yes, it’s Cinco de Mayo, which hopefully will mean a […]

Downtown ABI Investors: Condley & Company, LLP

Condley and Company, LLP has been serving the Abilene community for several decades in the downtown landscape. Recently, they have made the executive decision to expand their space and services to a bigger location. Renovations are underway at North 3rd and Pine Street to transform the historic department store building into Condley’s new home. As […]

The Grace Museum – Then & Now

The well known and loved Grace Museum has been around since 1909 when it was first built as the Grace Hotel. The Grace Hotel was the finest hotel located on the railroads between El Paso and Forth Worth. In the 1960s, the passenger rail train became utilized less and less thus leaving Abilene behind in […]

Downtown Abilene End of Summer Bucket List

As we near the end of the first week of August, it’s beginning to feel like summer is coming to an end. But there is still an abundance of the things to do here in downtown Abilene! Don’t let the summer heat stop you. It’s time to seize these summer days before they start slipping […]

New Cultural Affairs Pillars – Downtown Abilene

Have you noticed the new stone pillars around Downtown Abilene? We figured you might have some questions about these new features so, we took it into our hands to get all of the details from the Cultural Affairs Council. There are four pillars around Abilene to designate the Cultural District designed by the Texas Commission […]