Revisit some of the businesses we featured in 2017

Co-owners Jay Zoern (left) and Jonathan White have built five tiny homes since 2016.

Co-owners Jay Zoern (left) and Jonathan White have built five tiny homes since 2016.

Check out this overview of some of the businesses we featured through 2017, sorted by the monthly issue in which they appeared. Enjoy!


February 

Southwest Trading Post
Old time wooden furniture made by hand.





March

Lizzylu Gifts 
Finding unique items one gift at a time.





April

Texas Outlaw Boot & Fashion
Handcrafted footwear for mom, dad and the little 'uns.





MAY

Eve Couture
A career in fashion merchandising just clicked for one local woman.





JUNE

Tall Drink Rainwater Harvesting
Collecting a little of what nature provides.





JULY

Ximena's Latin Flavors
Spicing it up in Spicewood.





AUGUST

Rockin' M Ranch
Grass-fed, locally-raised beef in Bee Cave.





SEPTEMBER

Nook Tiny Homes
Capitalizing on a growing housing trend.





OCTOBER

Civil Goat Coffee Roasters
One cup of joy at a time in Bee Cave.





NOVEMBER

Serasana
Offering a path to wellness.





DECEMBER

Hill Country Indoor Sports & Fitness
Youth and adult athletic and fitness training facility opened in Bee Cave.




MOST RECENT

Screen shot of Dr. Desmar Walkes speaking
Austin ICUs remain crowded with COVID-19 patients, delaying some critical care

Within the past week, there was a waiting list of patients to be transferred into Austin-area ICUs, Austin Public Health leaders said.

The city of Austin this summer cleared four unregulated homeless encampments and shifted dozens of residents into shelters. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Plan to house thousands of Austin's homeless people taking shape, but outlook for local success, project funding still unclear

The strategy's first housing benchmark fell short in June, and updates on how the estimated $515 million needed for housing and services will be spent are overdue.

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DATA: How population changed in Texas counties between census counts in 2010, 2020

Texas added nearly four million people between 2010 and 2020, according to the latest Census data.

BoxLunch opened Aug. 27 in Barton Creek Square at 2901 S. Capital of Texas Hwy., Austin. (Greg Perliski/Community Impact Newspaper)
New dining, clothing retailers now open or coming soon to the Lake Travis-Westlake area

Along with new retailers, area residents now have new health care providers from which to choose.

The widening project is on track to finish this fall and the bypass project by early next year. (Courtesy Texas Department of Transportation)
TxDOT projects near RM 2222 and RM 620 intersection approaching completion after delay

The southbound bypass lane connecting the two roads is on track to be complete later this fall, weather permitting. The northbound bypass lane opened over the summer.

Owners Billy-Joe and Suzanne Hunt opened The Gramercy in October 2020. (Photos by Greg Perliski/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Gramercy: Lakeway restaurant brings style of the big-city lounge to the Hill Country

Diners can choose from a variety of classic cocktails and entrees.

The Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission considered a finalized draft of an updated map for Austin's 10 City Council districts Sept. 15. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
UPDATED: Draft map of Austin's redrawn City Council boundaries ready for community review

Volunteer city redistricting commissioners have unanimously passed an initial outline to update all 10 City Council districts set to go into effect next year.

Bee Cave City Council adopted a $10.92 million budget Sept 14. (Greg Perliski/Community Impact Newspaper)
Bee Cave City Council adopts FY 2021-22 budget

Sales taxes represent the largest revenue source for the city of Bee Cave.

The low-water crossing at Great Divide Drive was flooded by Little Barton Creek in May 2019. Following council action Sept. 14, city staff will now work with an engineering firm to finalize a bridge design. (Courtesy James Cooke)
Bee Cave City Council votes to hire engineering firm to design Great Divide Drive bridge crossing

Bridge construction would not begin until after public input and completed design.

The city Music Commission met Sept. 13 to consider final outlines for the Live Music Fund Event Program and Austin Music Disaster Relief Fund 3.0.
Austin moving closer to sending out millions for live music events, musician recovery

Two upcoming city funding opportunities are being designed to support music industry events and provide emergency stabilization for those in the music sector.