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)

Read Community Impact Newspaper's coverage of Central Texas business news here.

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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Under the city of Austin's phased enforcement plan released May 10, citations at public encampments will begin in mid-June to be followed by arrests and clearances in July as necessary. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin's homeless ordinances back on books May 11, but arrests, camp clearings won't start until July

Austin announced a "phased process" to introduce Proposition B ordinances beginning with one month of outreach followed by one month of warnings and citations before arrests or clearances begin as necessary.

Pfizer vaccines could become available to kids 12 and up as soon as next week. (Courtesy Adobe Stock/Graphic by Justin Howell/Community Impact Newspaper)
FDA expands Pfizer vaccine authorization to children ages 12 to 15 years old

This is the first time people under the age of 16 have been granted access to a coronavirus vaccine.

Butler Park Pitch & Putt reopened to the public in April. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Butler Park Pitch & Putt reopens in Austin; turf fields open in Pflugerville and more Central Texas news

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

I-35 traffic
State now accepting public input on North Austin I-35 overhaul project

The public now has the ability to review and provide feedback on planning materials for a $400 million I-35 project.

Austin Bouldering Project currently operates a gym on Springdale Road in Austin. (Courtesy Austin Bouldering Project)
Local rock-climbing gym to open new location in South Austin this fall

The new gym will have comparable offerings to the original in East Austin.

Tents have become a common sight throughout Austin including along Cesar Chavez Street downtown, but with the passage of Proposition B the city may now consider moving unsheltered homeless individuals to designated sites. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin City Hall notebook: Designated campsites for the homeless are back on the table

City staff had previously dismissed developing official camping locations in 2019, but new directives from City Council this week could revive the concept in Austin.

Wag-A-Bag is headquartered in Round Rock. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)
Wag-A-Bag to operate under new ownership, name; Austin, TxDOT at odds over I-35 overhaul; and more top Central Texas news

Read the most popular business and community news from the past week from the Austin area.

The Highland Tech Center is an office complex that finished redevelopment in March. (Courtesy Aquila Commercial)
North Central Austin business news: Office complex opens in Highland, picnic meals offered in the parks and more

Mes Amis is an outdoor dining service that provides baskets with French-style cuisine for picnics. Two new fitness studios, Hive + Honey and Regymen, are also now open.

Stephanie Hayden-Howard will become an assistant city manager in Austin on May 10. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Role changes coming for health officials leading Austin-Travis County COVID-19 efforts

Dr. Desmar Walkes will take over as Austin's next medical director and local health authority as Dr. Mark Escott and Stephanie Hayden-Howard transition to new roles with the city.

Barton Springs Pool, shown here in March 2020, will require reservations for residents wishing to visit after 8 a.m. starting on May 17. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Barton Springs Pool will require reservations starting May 21

Visitors who want to visit the pool after 8 a.m. will have to make a reservation for a two-hour block of time.