Jack Allen's Kitchen coming to Cedar Park; Austin FC to hold watch party and more Central Texas 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 latest business and community news from Central Texas.

Leander-Cedar Park

Jack Allen's Kitchen restaurant coming to Cedar Park


The Austin-based restaurant’s fifth location will be located in the now-closed Logan’s Roadhouse building at 1345 E. Whitestone Blvd., Cedar Park. The restaurant is expected to open in late summer.

Red Horn Coffee House and Brewing Co. to open second Cedar Park location in April



The second location of Red Horn Coffee House and Brewing Co. is expected to open in late April, according to the Cedar Park company.

Pflugerville-Round Rock

Pflugerville to kick off new on-demand transit program March 23


The city of Pflugerville will launch its on-demand transit program, Pickup, on March 23, in partnership with the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

Austin

How do I sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine? What do I do if I'm not yet eligible? Frequently asked Austin vaccine questions answered


Austin Public Health Director Stephanie Hayden-Howard said March 19 that around 25% of Travis County residents have received at least one dose of a vaccine, and the eligibility pool for vaccines has significantly expanded.

New guidelines another step toward more live events returning to Austin

Austin released a set of guidelines March 19 for both indoor and outdoor events, which include a new, required COVID-19 health and safety plan for anyone applying for a special events permit from the city—which includes those with 50 or more attendees at most city facilities.

Austin FC to hold watch party for 1,000 fans at Long Center for inaugural match

Austin FC and its fans will be able to watch the team’s first-ever match in history by the shores of Lady Bird Lake.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle

Stonebound Treasures to hold grand opening event in San Marcos


A new establishment called Stonebound Treasures is planning a grand opening event March 28 from noon-6 p.m. at 1232 Hwy. 123, San Marcos. The business in open daily from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. and had its soft opening March 13, and the shop specializes in different types of gems, minerals, stones, crystals, jewelry, books, incense, plants and other items.

Lake Travis-Westlake

Longhorn Dermatology coming soon to Spicewood


A new dermatology practice is coming soon to Spicewood. Longhorn Dermatology is scheduled to open May 10 at 4900 Bee Creek Road, Ste. 101, Spicewood. The office will be operated by board-certified dermatologist Dr. Brian Ransdell and will offer both medical and surgical dermatology procedures including Mohs micrography surgery and cosmetic services.

Amy Rae Dadamo, Kelsey Thompson, Iain Oldman, Olivia Aldridge, Jack Flagler, Brian Rash and Taylor Girtman contributed to this report.



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