Read the latest business and community news from Central Texas.
New Latin restaurant coming to Georgetown Square
Fuego Latino Gastropub is coming to the Georgetown Square in August. The restaurant is relocating from Round Rock and will be located at 704 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown, replacing Greenhouse Craft Food, which permanently closed its Georgetown location May 4.
Salt Lick BBQ temporarily closes Driftwood restaurant after employee tests positive for COVID-19
Salt Lick BBQ announced June 6 that its Driftwood location at 18300 FM 1826, Driftwood, will be closed temporarily after an employee who was working at the restaurant June 5 tested positive for the coronavirus.
Austin restaurants look toward post-pandemic future at Kitchen United Mix on Burnet Road
Kitchen United started in 2018 in Pasadena, California, and now has four additional locations—Chicago; Scottsdale, Arizona; and Austin. Joy Lai, Kitchen United's chief marketing officer, said the model helps restaurants looking to offset the loss of dine-in business by expanding takeout, but this change in the way people eat started long before the pandemic.
Here are black-owned restaurants to support in Northwest Austin
Would you like to support restaurants and dining establishments owned by black proprietors in Northwest Austin? Here is a list of local restaurants for you to buy from.
Circle C based McLane Family Dental has been open for 10 years
McLane Family Dental celebrates 10 years in the Southwest Austin community in June.
Austin Gastroenterology opens new endoscopy center
Austin Gastroenterology opened a new endoscopy center June 5 at 3944 S. RM 620, Bee Cave.
KO's Cafe expands to offer family-style meals to Dripping Springs community
KO's Cafe, the in-house eatery at Hospital Housekeeping Systems, expanded to offer meals to the wider Dripping Springs community in March.
Paddywax Candle Bar closes North Austin location in Domain Northside
Do-it-yourself candle shop Paddywax Candle Wax closed its location in Domain Northside at 3210 Esperanza Crossing, Ste. 110, Austin, according to the company's website.
UPDATE: Georgetown's Palace Theatre reschedules 'Grease' showing
The Palace Theatre has rescheduled its planning showing of "Grease" out of respect for scheduled protests over the weekend, the theater announced June 5.
The screening of the film will now be held June 13 and 14, it said.
New Braunfels parks to reopen playground facilities June 5, Landa Aquatic Complex June 10
In accordance with the latest safety guidelines issued by Gov. Greg Abbott and the Report to Open Texas, New Braunfels reopened playground, playscape facilities and additional park amenities on June 5.
EVO Entertainment Group taking over former Sky Cinemas in Dripping Springs
Sky Cinemas, which permanently closed May 18 at 166 Hargraves St., Ste. A100, Dripping Springs, will reopen July 1 as EVO Cinemas.
Nonprofit Helping Hands of Georgetown opens permanent location
Previously working remote and mobile in vans, Helping Hand of Georgetown opened a permanent location June 1. The nonprofit provides basic services including food, clothing, an introduction to avenues of employment and connections to available social services for the underserved, working poor and homeless in Georgetown, according to its website.
LIST: Here are black-owned businesses you can support in Georgetown
Would you like to support black-owned businesses in your community but do not know how? Here are some local businesses in Georgetown.
Nicholas Cicale, Iain Oldman, Jack Flagler, Ali Linan, Amy Rae Dadamo, Olivia Aldridge and Lauren Canterberry contributed to this report.