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

Leander-Cedar Park

Slab BBQ restaurant coming to Cedar Park

The Cedar Park location will carry the restaurant's regular menu, which features a variety of brisket, chicken, sausage and pork sandwiches.

Central Austin

Sweetgreen, 5 more businesses open in downtown Austin

Located at 200 W. Second St., Austin, Sweetgreen serves seasonal and locally sourced salads and bowls.

Southwest Austin

New Schlotzky's, Cinnabon and Sephora arrive in Southwest Austin

Southwest Austin is now home to new locations for Sephora and a Schlotzky's with Cinnabon on the menu.


New QuikTrip convenience store coming to Hutto

Construction on the new store is expected to begin by the end of the year and wrap up some time during fall 2022, according to QuikTrip representative Robert Costello.

Deutschen Pfest update: Parade and kids' area canceled, but Pflugerville event still on

Held annually, Deutschen Pfest is a seminal event in Pflugerville that typically features children's games, shopping, a parade, live music and a 5K fun run to close out the event.

Taylor Girtman, Olivia Aldridge, Maggie Quinlan, Brian Rash and Carson Ganong contributed to this report.