7 restaurants coming to Cedar Park, Leander; new murals to go up in Georgetown and more top area news

Jack Allen's Kitchen will be at 1345 E. Whitestone Blvd., Cedar Park. (Rendering courtesy Jack Allen's Kitchen)
Jack Allen's Kitchen will be at 1345 E. Whitestone Blvd., Cedar Park. (Rendering courtesy Jack Allen's Kitchen)

Jack Allen's Kitchen will be at 1345 E. Whitestone Blvd., Cedar Park. (Rendering courtesy Jack Allen's Kitchen)

Read the top business and community news from the Central Texas area from the past week.

Cedar Park-Leander

ROUNDUP: 7 eateries coming soon to the Cedar Park-Leander area

In recent weeks, a slew of restaurants have announced openings or expansions in Cedar Park and Leander.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle



7 businesses now open or coming soon to Buda and Kyle

Several new businesses are either now open or are coming soon in the Buda and Kyle area.

8 new businesses now open in San Marcos

Several new businesses have opened recently in San Marcos.

Southwest Austin

Slaughter Lane extension being designed for Easton Park in Southeast Austin

Slaughter Lane will be extended an additional two miles east as part of ongoing construction near the Easton Park neighborhood.

Georgetown

2 new murals to go up in Georgetown

The Georgetown Arts and Cultural Board has scheduled two new murals to be installed this spring, according to a news release.

Taylor Girtman, Warren Brown, Brian Rash, Nicholas Cicale and Fernanda Figueroa contributed to this report.