CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Amy's Ice Creams opening Cedar Park location; construction on Elm and Main streets to kick off Frisco’s Downtown Master Plan and more top news

Amy's Ice Creams in Cedar Park will include an exterior 3D structure similar to the location on Guadalupe Street in Austin. (Courtesy Amy's Ice Creams)
Amy's Ice Creams in Cedar Park will include an exterior 3D structure similar to the location on Guadalupe Street in Austin. (Courtesy Amy's Ice Creams)

Amy's Ice Creams in Cedar Park will include an exterior 3D structure similar to the location on Guadalupe Street in Austin. (Courtesy Amy's Ice Creams)

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Jan. 11.

Note: The following stories were published Jan. 7-10.

Central Texas

Amy's Ice Creams opening Cedar Park location


The Austin-based ice cream company will open a Cedar Park location in late spring or sooner, according to the company.


Round Rock Housing market, diversification outpaced by demand for growth

Round Rock real estate agent and former resident Mari House said she had to move out of the city in May 2021, mainly because the cost of living there was rapidly surpassing her ability to pay for it.

Comal County health officials confirm first local cases of omicron variant after reporting more than 1,000 new cases since Jan. 3

On Jan. 7, Comal County reported 266 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the county total to 22,285 since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020.

Dallas-Fort Worth

Reinventing The Rail District: Construction on Elm and Main streets to kick off Frisco’s Downtown Master Plan


Construction to make downtown Frisco more pedestrian friendly is planned for this year, beginning with major changes to two streets.

Greater Houston

Here is the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion 2022 season lineup


The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion has a variety of events scheduled in 2022.

Taylor Girtman, Matt Payne, Brooke Sjoberg, Ally Bolender and Lauren Canterberry contributed to this report.