Bastrop saw many businesses open in 2023. Find out what’s new by reading the following stories.

P. Terry’s Burger Stand now open in Bastrop

P. Terry’s Burger Stand’s Bastrop location is open for business. The location is a drive-thru-only restaurant off Hwy. 71.

The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night dining. P. Terry's offers burgers and fries produced with all-natural ingredients.

Howdy Y'all Tattoo opens in downtown Bastrop

Locals Sheldon Bird Swaney and Jay Guzman combined efforts to open Howdy Y'all Tattoo in Bastrop in early November.

Swaney and Guzman, along with artist Alex Asad and apprentice Van Jauregui, offer a variety of tattoo styles—from surrealism to realism, mandala to traditional, and more.

Over $48 million of SpaceX projects complete, underway in Bastrop County

Spacecraft manufacturer SpaceX is underway with several Project Echo developments in Bastrop County.

New downtown Bastrop shop In The Sticks sells unique wares by local artists

Downtown Bastrop's newest shop, In The Sticks, opened just in time for the Heroes & Hotrods show Nov. 10.

Local business owner and artist Alan Barnette—who also started Prima Dora on South Congress Avenue in Austin—offers a range of merchandise made by artists, with an emphasis on artists from Central Texas.

Found Fine Art brings curated collections to Bastrop

Found Fine Art opened in downtown Bastrop in November.

Found Fine Art represents artists, such as sculptors, painters, jewelers and craftspeople, from across the nation. FFA also offers a curated collection of unique art supplies and locally inspired keepsakes.