The Railyard Blog

  The RailYard owner, Josh Massey spoke at the Economic Development Summit this January. The video is above and his speech has been typed out below. Enjoy!     "If you ask my wife what I do for a living she will sigh and tell you that I’m an entrepreneur. That means I’m willing to work 80 hours a week to avoid working 40 hours...

Trim Stain

[caption id="attachment_459" align="aligncenter" width="4032"] One stain brush[/caption] [caption id="attachment_460" align="aligncenter" width="4032"] finished product - let dry for a few minutes[/caption]   IMG_9973  

2019 Trend Predictions

In mid October Momofuku chef, Shaun King, when asked about his insights into 2019's hottest trends, made many predictions, among them being the hype around large format dining and server-less restaurants. What exactly is large format dining? Restaurants for sure like it. To put it simply: Imagine a busy restaurant on a Friday night preparing 10 or more individual dishes for a large party. It can get confusing...

New Doors

48 doors came from: Haliburton Salvage 265 Salvage Dr Sherman, TX 75092    Exit 1 Surplus 2405 S Franklin St Colbert, OK 74733    

Double-hung Windows

We have been working with Main Street Lumber in Denison since the start of our project. The staff has been great throughout our build, and recently they helped us order the correct, historically accurate windows. http://www.mainstreetcompanies.com/ We went with Lincoln double hung 10' windows. If you look at the front face of the building from Main Street, you can see most of them installed. Good...

Window Restoration

New, historically accurate windows are being installed to meet the National Parks Service guidelines for historical renovation. But what exactly is historically accurate? It is a set of rules to follow when tasked with renovating a registered historical place. It includes a conglomeration of specific colors to chose from, trim and doors matching the originals, and textures, all to retain historical character. This sometimes involves...

The RailYard incubator would like to invite you to help #supportlocal in Denison. 'Remedy' is the first #popup dinner hosted by future downtown Denison restaurant, Wayfarer Gastrohouse, on the night of Friday, December 14th. It will be an undisclosed 6 course tasting menu with drinks. Tickets can be purchased by following this link: wayfarer.ticketspice.com/remedy   A total of 4 pop up dinners will commence before the...

Loft Tours

Schedule a guided loft tour with us this Saturday, October 6th during the Fall Festival! We will be open from 10-4 pm at our building at 507 W Main St. in Denison. Each tour will last 10-20 minutes. Please follow the instructions below: Text: 469-957-6132 Send your full name, number of people included, and time of your preferred tour. A text to confirm your scheduled...

Location

  We're to the right of Kaboodles and across from CJ's Coffee Shop in downtown Denison.

Interior Framing

The Texas Historical Society says we cannot have the original brick exposed because in the 1900's when the building was built, the original purpose of the brick was structural, not cosmetic. Therefore, since it was not originally supposed to be seen, we cannot have it exposed. Every change we initiate inside the building has to be approved at the local, state and federal levels. Local...