MAY 25 ROUNDUP: Business updates from Central Texas

With social distancing measures still in place, celebrate Memorial Day weekend from the comfort of your home with these takeout family packs. (Courtesy Hopdoddy Burger Bar)
With social distancing measures still in place, celebrate Memorial Day weekend from the comfort of your home with these takeout family packs. (Courtesy Hopdoddy Burger Bar)

With social distancing measures still in place, celebrate Memorial Day weekend from the comfort of your home with these takeout family packs. (Courtesy Hopdoddy Burger Bar)

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6 barbecue-inspired family meals to celebrate Memorial Day 2020, support Round Rock, Pflugerville, Hutto restaurants

With social distancing measures still in place, celebrate Memorial Day weekend from the comfort of your home with these takeout family packs.

Spare Time Texas to reopen in Pflugerville

Spare Time Texas will reopen its Pflugerville location May 22 for in-person services, following a temporary closure due to the coronavirus, the company announced in a May 19 release.



Several Georgetown breweries ready to open May 22

Georgetown’s Barking Armadillo Brewing had been open two weeks before being shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Now the new business is ready to open again May 22, after Gov. Greg Abbott gave permission to breweries to open at 25% capacity. But co-owner of the brewery Jacob Trimm said he has mixed emotions about opening.

Typhoon Texas opening date delayed due to pandemic; reopening pending governor's orders

During Pflugerville Community Development Corp.'s May 20 meeting, Typhoon Texas Chief Financial Officer Ray DeLaughter confirmed the outdoor water park would not be opening Memorial Day weekend due to the pandemic.

H-E-B opening new South Austin store near Slaughter Lane June 10

After a few delays this spring, H-E-B has set June 10 as the official opening date for its newest supermarket, located at 8801 S. Congress Ave., Austin, near Slaughter Lane.

Flow Yoga to relocate flagship Cedar Park studio in June

Flow Yoga will relocate its Cedar Park location in June to 202 Walton Way, Ste. 200, Cedar Park.

P. Terry's opens new location near UT campus

P. Terry's opened a new location at 517 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Austin, on May 19.

Handmade jewelry store opens at the Hill Country Galleria

Anvil + Aura opened May 7 at the Hill Country Galleria at 1280 Hill Country Boulevard, Ste. E120, Bee Cave.

Surf Thru Express Carwash is coming soon to Bee Cave

Surf Thru Express Carwash is coming soon to Bee Cave at 16600 Sweetwater Village, Bee Cave. The business offers an express exterior car wash allowing customers to remain in their vehicles through the wash process.

Reopening: Here's what to expect when visiting these South Austin gyms this week

Gyms across the state of Texas can begin operations for the first time since March on May 18, as orders by Gov. Greg Abbott go into effect allowing the facilities to reopen at 25% capacity and with new health guidelines in place to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

Kelsey Thompson, Ali Linan, Nicholas Cicale, Taylor Girtman, Jack Flagler and Amy Rae Dadamo contributed to this report.



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After filing Travis County site plans, Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks to new gigafactory’s place in the company

Tesla has filed the intial site plans for a massive manufacturing plant in southeastern Travis County.

Straying from traditionals like cheese and pepperoni, Tony C's serves specialty pies such as eggplant, prosciutto and goat cheese, and the Truffle Shuffle. (Courtesy Tony C's Pizza & Beer Garden)
Restaurant Tony C's to open Sept. 24 in Round Rock and more Central Texas news

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(Graphic illustration by Rachal Russel/Community Impact Newspaper)
From New Braunfels to Cedar Park, Central Texas outdoor recreation shops scrambling to keep inventory

When combined with temporary state restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many local shop owners are speculating a perfect storm of low supply and high demand is the main reason for changes in an industry that has of late been turned on its head.

Austin ISD teachers have been able to teach virtually from their classrooms to start the school year. Some students will return to the classroom Oct. 5. (Courtesy Austin ISD)
Austin ISD teachers adjust to virtual learning as in-person demands approach

Austin ISD teachers and principals discuss the first few weeks of virtual learning.

Early voting runs from Oct. 13-30. Election Day is Nov. 3. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Find a polling location where you can vote early in Travis County

Voters can cast their ballots at any of the 37 early voting locations from Oct. 13-30.

Mercury Hall will close in 2021. (Courtesy Mercury Hall)
Mercury Hall property cleared for 5-story apartment development

Mercury Hall will close after 2021, and a dense multifamily development is set to arrive in its wake.

Buddy's Burger is open in Northeast Austin off of Cameron Road. (Courtesy Buddy's Burger)
Now open in Austin: Party Barn is back, drive-in movies downtown, burgers in North Austin and more

Blue Starlite began showing drive-in movies downtown in September. Buddy's Burger is open off Cameron Road and planning to expand to more locations, and new bar High Noon is open on the east side.

City Post is located at 113 E. Eighth St., Georgetown. (Courtesy City Post)
Georgetown to get steakhouse, speakeasy plus more Central Texas news

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Easy Tiger announced Sept. 18 it had closed its downtown Austin location on Sixth Street. (Courtesy Easy Tiger)
Easy Tiger announces permanent closure of original Sixth Street location

The local bakery and restaurant remains open at the Linc and still plans to open in South Austin.

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Central Austin August housing market numbers show high dollar-volume sales

While housing inventory remains low, home prices continue to rise.

Pflugerville's testing location is operated from 8 a.m.-noon Monday through Saturday where a maximum of 300 people can be tested each day at the site. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Coronavirus testing site in Pflugerville to move and more Central Texas news

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