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

Cedar Park-Leander

Milano Pizza now open in Cedar Park

The pizzeria, located at 251 N. Bell Blvd., Ste. 117, Cedar Park, serves specialty pizzas, subs, calzones, wings and more.

Northwest Austin

Austin Diagnostic Clinic in North Austin now giving COVID-19 vaccine to ages 12 and up

Following federal expansion of the coronavirus vaccine for certain children, Austin Diagnostic Clinic in North Austin is now administering the Pfizer vaccine to children ages 12 and up, according to the organization.

Taxidermy experts The Corner Shoppe in North Austin closing after 35 years

The Corner Shoppe in North Austin is holding a three-day, sweeping auction of the personal collection of taxidermy items from its founder and owner, John Brommel, known locally as “The Taxidermy King.”


Capital Metro restores full capacity on most vehicles

After health officials in Austin and Travis County announced the community’s move to Stage 2 under COVID-19 risk guidelines, Capital Metro opened most of its buses, trains and other public transportation vehicles to full capacity.

Austin business owners react to new local masking guidance

Now that Austin and Travis County's COVID-19 risk level has been lowered to Stage 2 by Austin Public Health, individual businesses can decide whether to require vaccinated people to wear masks on the premises.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle

San Marcos City Council considers allowing miniature goats at residences

San Marcos City Council voted 5-2 in the first of two votes on an ordinance allowing miniature goats to be kept at residential zoned districts in San Marcos for the purpose of urban farming.

Kyle seeks to create ordinance centered on prevention of camping, begging

In light of the recent anti-camping ordinance passed in Austin on May 1, Kyle officials discussed advancing a similar ordinance for their city.

New Braunfels

Kiddie Academy coming soon to New Braunfels

Kiddie Academy will be located at the southwest corner of FM 1101 and Kowald Lane and is anticipated to open in late fall of 2021.

Iain Oldman, Taylor Girtman, Jack Flagler, Olivia Aldridge, Warren Brown, Brian Rash and Lauren Canterberry contributed to this report.