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Hey Amarillo is a weekly, one-on-one interview podcast featuring the people and stories of Amarillo, Texas

Oct 12, 2020

A conversation with Jason Barrett, owner of The 806 Coffee + Lounge and an active community leader in the San Jacinto neighborhood and 6th Street Historic District. The 806 is a coffee shop and vegetarian restaurant specializing in art and live music—and has had enormous influence since it launch in 2007. With host Jason Boyett, Barrett tells the origin story of The 806, details a few of its early controversies, and explains why he is so passionate about breathing new life into a long-neglected neighborhood. This episode is sponsored by La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries.