Nolan Ryan to open Round Rock butcher shop and 20 other Central Texas business updates to know

Legendary baseball player Nolan Ryan has long enjoyed ranching. Now, he and his team are preparing to open a butcher shop in Round Rock to showcase Goodstock, Nolan Ryan Beef and other Texas-made products. (Photo courtesy Nolan Ryan)
Legendary baseball player Nolan Ryan has long enjoyed ranching. Now, he and his team are preparing to open a butcher shop in Round Rock to showcase Goodstock, Nolan Ryan Beef and other Texas-made products. (Photo courtesy Nolan Ryan)

Legendary baseball player Nolan Ryan has long enjoyed ranching. Now, he and his team are preparing to open a butcher shop in Round Rock to showcase Goodstock, Nolan Ryan Beef and other Texas-made products. (Photo courtesy Nolan Ryan)

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FIRST LOOK: Nolan Ryan to open Round Rock butcher shop

Long before a 27-year career as a Major League Baseball pitcher, Nolan Ryan dreamed of becoming a rancher.

Teriyaki Madness offers meal sponsorships to support local health care workers

Delivery has become an essential component of the service model at Teriyaki Madness in Round Rock amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Customers will notice a new delivery option on the restaurant’s website—an opportunity to sponsor a teriyaki bar for local health care workers.

The Rock Sports Bar reopens in Round Rock following temporary closure due to COVID-19

The Rock Sports Bar reopened May 22 in Round Rock after closing temporarily during the coronavirus pandemic, as announced in a May 20 company Facebook post.


Coreena's Bridal to open in downtown Georgetown this fall

Coreena's Bridal plans to open at 806 S. Rock St. on Sept. 1. This is the business's second location; the first is in College Station.

Huntington Learning Center to open in Wolf Crossing development

Huntington Learning Center plans to open a location in Georgetown on July 1. Huntington offers SAT and ACT exam prep as well as tutoring in reading, writing, math, phonics and more for students in kindergarten through 12th grade.

Dolce Music Studio in Georgetown summer camps to go virtual

Dolce Music Studio in Georgetown has revamped its regular summer music camps for a virtual format this year.

The Yard Milkshake Bar is now open in Georgetown

The Yard Milkshake Bar opened May 25 at 940 W. University Ave, Ste. 120, Georgetown.

Wellspring Preparatory Academy coming to Georgetown

A Wellspring Preparatory Academy is coming to Georgetown. The school will offer care for children 6 months-12 years old from 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Southwest Austin

Creek Road Cafe closes after 12 years in Dripping Springs

The Creek Road Cafe in Dripping Springs closed May 31 after 12 years in the community, according to a Facebook post by owners Carl Shroyer and Chae Donahue.

Elite Motion & Performance is now open in Oak Hill

Elite Motion & Performance, a practice offering sports chiropractic therapy for people and pets, opened in the Oak Hill area June 1.

Total Wine & More has been open for 5 years in Sunset Valley

Total Wine & More has been open in Sunset Valley for five years. Located at 5601 Brodie Lane, Ste. 800, Austin, the liquor and wine store opened May 21, 2015, and was the first Total Wine & More to open in the Greater Austin area.

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Twin Liquors unveils 1,000-sq.-ft. expansion at its Bee Cave location

Twin Liquors unveiled its new renovated location in Bee Cave’s H-E-B shopping center May 29.

Horseshoe Bay Resort officially reopens to serve a limited number of guests

Following COVID-19 closures, Horseshoe Bay Resort is now welcoming guests back to its Hill Country-based hotel, restaurant and golf course.

New Domino's Pizza location opens in Bee Cave

Domino’s Pizza will officially open its new location June 1 at 11805 RM 2244, Ste. 200, Bee Cave, operated by Chris Pallagi, who owns four locations in the Westlake, Bee Cave and Lakeway areas.

Leander-Cedar Park

Truly Superior Health now open in Leander

Truly Superior Health, a cannabidiol, or CBD, wholesale company that sells CBD products and healthy snacks, opened in March.

New Braunfels

Pillars Christian Learning Center to open new location in 2021

The Pillars Christian Learning Center will open a new location at 2144 Gabriels Place, New Braunfels, in January 2021.

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P. Terry's celebrates 1 year of business in San Marcos

P. Terry’s Burger Stand, an Austin-based burger chain, celebrated its one-year anniversary in May. The burger joint located at 515 Springtown Way in San Marcos features a 1950s-inspired storefront.

Central Austin

Closed since March, Barton Springs Pool to reopen with reservations June 9

After being closed for close to three months, Barton Springs Pool will open to the public beginning June 9.

Veracruz All Natural opens new walk-up window at The Line Hotel

Veracruz All Natural opened a walk-up window May 25 at the Line Hotel, 111 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin.

Wanderlust Wine Co. now open in downtown Austin

Wanderlust Wine Co. opened at 610 N. I-35 in May. Due to the restrictions around the coronavirus pandemic, owner Sammy Lam started virtual wine-tasting events in March before opening the self-pour wine bar in a limited capacity.

Northwest Austin

Waterloo Swimming reaches 10-year anniversary in Northwest Austin

Waterloo Swimming will reach its 10-year anniversary June 1. The Northwest Austin indoor swim center is located at 12332 N. FM 260, Austin, and has two pools—one Olympic-sized pool and one teaching pool.

Warren Brown, Amy Rae Dadamo, Taylor Jackson Buchanan, Kelsey Thompson, Sally Grace Holtgrieve, Ali Linan, Taylor Girtman, Olivia Aldridge, Nicholas Cicale, Iain Oldman and Jack Flagler contributed to this report.


Recipients of the COVID-19 vaccine wait after receiving their shot at the Delco Activity Center in Northeast Austin on March 13. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
National supply issues with Johnson & Johnson vaccine affect Austin-area shipments

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Romeo's Pizza held its Georgetown groundbreaking April 6. (Courtesy Romeo's Pizza)
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Austin Public Health coronavirus vaccine portal opens to all adults April 12

APH will continue outreach efforts to high-priority groups.

Austin Public Health holds a vaccination clinic at the Delco Activity Center in Northeast Austin. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Tavel Bristol-Joseph has started a scholarship fund that will provide $6,000 to two Austin Community College Culinary Arts students and give them opportunity to be mentored by Bristol-Joseph and to stage at one of the Emmer & Rye group's five restaurants. (Courtesy Emmer & Rye)
Austin chef starts scholarship and mentorship program for Austin Community College students

Tavel Bristol-Joseph started the scholarship fund, which will provide $6,000 to two ACC students and give them the opportunity to stage at one of the Emmer & Rye group's five restaurants.

Snow and ice cover the pond on the southeastern side of the Mueller development in East Austin in February. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
After winter storm, Austin puts together a plan for better temporary shelters

The locations, which could be schools, libraries or recreation centers, would be disconnected from traditional infrastructure and be able to sustain operations if the city were to experience widespread power or water outages.

Austin ISD is holding community conversation sessions April 12-May 6. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin ISD community conversation sessions continuing through May 6

The series offers AISD families an opportunity to learn about the district’s strategic plan and ongoing budget planning.

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Lutie's Garden Restaurant now open at Commodore Perry Estate

The restuarant features "Texas heritage fare" by an award-winning husband-and-wife pair of chefs.

A resident at EdenHill Communities receives their second dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. (Lauren Canterberry/Community Impact Newspaper)
Amid the struggle to get vaccinated, these Austin moms have helped over 3,900 people get appointments

The women volunteer their time searching for hard-to-find time slots that often become available in the middle of the night.

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Austin Public Library to begin resuming in-person services May 10

Austin Public Library will begin reopening branches to the public in May after operating with only digital and curbside pickup services since June 2020.