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MSW Podcast

PL2101172909 25 Anniversary - Podcast Ar

As part of our 25th Anniversary, Main Street Waterloo has launched a monthly podcast to share the history of downtown and details about upcoming events. We celebrate long time volunteers, talk with our current Mayor and past Mayors, and more! The podcast is another way to educate the community and help keep you informed about what is happening in Downtown Waterloo. Listen on your favorite platform, or visit the podcast homepage to select which platform you would like to listen on.

Each episode will be released on the First Tuesday of each month.

Be sure to subscribe so you don't miss out on anything.


January: We kick off the season with a conversation with Mayor Hart. Learn about how far Downtown Waterloo has come in the past 25 years and project that are coming soon!

February: We miss being able to bring you events. In this episode we talk with long time volunteer, Cindy Wells to learn more about how the organization was formed and the history behind some of our favorite events.

February: BONUS episode! Learn about the changes to Taste of Loo and how to participate in the event.

March: We had the privilege of sitting down with former Waterloo Mayor Tim Hurley. He shares how he has been involved with Main Street Waterloo and his role in making Downtown Waterloo a thriving place to live, work and play!

April: This month we had the opportunity to sit down with former Mayor John Rooff to discuss how far we have come as a community. John shared stories of how some of the most impactful projects in Downtown Waterloo came to be.

April: BONUS episode! In this episode we sit down with the co-chairs of Friday Loo to talk about the summer concert series. 

May: Join us for a conversation with former Main Street Waterloo Director, Terry Poe Buschkamp, as we take a look at how events have help to change the image of Downtown Waterloo.

June: This month we sit down with John Hayes, a long time Main Street Waterloo volunteer and a business and property owner in downtown.  John shares stories about some of the significant projects like saving the Wonder Bread building and the 4th St Canopy and why events are important and the impact they have on downtown Waterloo.  John has lived in downtown, worked in downtown, and plays in downtown and tells us why it is a great place to Live, Work and Play!

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