Thai eatery Lemongrass opens in Cedar Park; Waterloo Park in Austin announces opening date and more Central Texas news

Lemongrass is located at 1320 Cypress Creek Road, Ste. 100, Cedar Park. (Taylor Girtman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Lemongrass is located at 1320 Cypress Creek Road, Ste. 100, Cedar Park. (Taylor Girtman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Lemongrass is located at 1320 Cypress Creek Road, Ste. 100, Cedar Park. (Taylor Girtman/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Cedar Park-Leander

Thai restaurant Lemongrass opens in Cedar Park

Lemongrass by Sip Saam Thai opened May 2 in Cedar Park. The restaurant menu includes curries, fried rice, stir-fry dishes, noodle dishes and more. Online orders, dine-in service and takeout orders are available.

Buff City Soap opens shop in Cedar Park



Buff City Soap opened a Cedar Park location April 22 at 2800 E. Whitestone Blvd., Ste. 225, Cedar Park. The company sells handcrafted soaps with ingredients such as gardenia petals, lemon zest, hemp seed oil, shea butter, charcoal and tea tree oil, according to the company.

Lake Travis-Westlake

Summer Classics Home coming soon to RM 620

Summer Classics Home will celebrate its grand opening May 20-22 with live music, food and giveaways at 9900 RM 620, Austin. The showroom will offer both outdoor and indoor interior home collections in timeless styles.

Northwest Austin

Austin Habitat for Humanity ReStore opening new location in Northwest Austin later this summer

Austin Habitat for Humanity ReStore is opening its third Austin area location at 13804 N. US 183, Austin. The new store, expected to open in late summer 2021, will have more than 20,000 square feet of space dedicated to retail of gently used furniture, appliances, building materials and other home goods.

Central Austin

Waterloo Park announces August opening date, series of community programs

After four years of construction, Austin's 11-acre Waterloo Park just east of the Texas Capitol will open to the public in August.

Jack Flagler, Taylor Girtman, Amy Rae Dadamo and Iain Oldman contributed to this report.



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