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.

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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.






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See how Leander and Cedar Park real estate fared in April. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Photo of the Austin skyline from Zilker Park
Austin-Travis County moves down to Stage 2 coronavirus risk, relaxes mask recommendations for vaccinated individuals

Fully vaccinated residents of Travis County now have the option to forego a mask in most circumstances.

Leander ISD administrative building
Leander ISD weighs future bond considering $1.5 billion in projects

To meet student growth, the school district is considering a November bond election for construction, technology, renovation and capital projects.

Photo of shoppers eyeing a table of books
Texas Book Festival announces in-person and online events this fall

The annual festival will have a hybrid model this year after going virtual in 2020.

Raising Cane's sells chicken fingers, chicken sandwiches, crinkle-cut fries, Texas toast and more. (Courtesy Raising Cane's)
Raising Cane's to open 2nd Cedar Park restaurant; Tacodeli coming to Circle C and more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community news from the Central Texas area.

Here is what you need to know today about COVID-19 in Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)
Positivity rate drops to 3% in Williamson County, plus more COVID-19 news

Here are the most recent coronavirus updates from Williamson County.

Effective June 26, unemployed Texans will no longer be eligible to receive the $300 weekly unemployment supplement from the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation program. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Gov. Greg Abbott announces end-date for Texans to receive federal pandemic-related unemployment benefits

Effective June 26, unemployed Texans will no longer be eligible to receive the $300 weekly unemployment supplement from the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation program.

Photo of an H-E-B store
H-E-B makes curbside services free

Previously, curbside shoppers were charged a $4.95 fee on all orders, but moving forward that fee will be waived on purchases of $35 or more. Orders worth less than $35 will have a $2.95 "small basket surcharge" attached.

raising cane's chicken
Raising Cane's opening second Cedar Park location in June

The second Cedar Park location is opening near Lakeline Mall.

I-35 at US 183 interchange
Watch for nightly lane closures on US 183 as TxDOT builds new I-35 flyover

TxDOT will close the northbound US 183 main lanes and frontage roads on an alternating basis beginning May 17.

Javier Ambler's Law is heading to Gov. Greg Abbott's desk. (ALi Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)


lack man who died in Williamson County Sheriff’s Office custody in 2019. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Javier Ambler's Law moves to Gov. Abbott’s desk

If signed, the law would ban state and local law enforcement from contracting with reality television shows.