Kalahari announces opening date in Round Rock, Georgetown nearing more water restrictions: News from Central Texas

Once completed, the resort will include 975 hotel rooms, five restaurants, 223,000 square feet of water park, and 10,000 square feet for retail and commercial space. (Courtesy Kalahari Resorts & Conventions)
Once completed, the resort will include 975 hotel rooms, five restaurants, 223,000 square feet of water park, and 10,000 square feet for retail and commercial space. (Courtesy Kalahari Resorts & Conventions)

Once completed, the resort will include 975 hotel rooms, five restaurants, 223,000 square feet of water park, and 10,000 square feet for retail and commercial space. (Courtesy Kalahari Resorts & Conventions)

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Round Rock-Pflugerville-Hutto

JUST IN: Kalahari Resorts announces opening date

Kalahari Resorts & Conventions is anticipated to open in Round Rock on Nov. 12, the company announced July 17.

Lake Travis-Westlake



Adorn Boutique continues expansion throughout Central Texas


Kim and Brent Charlet opened the first Adorn Boutique in Lakeway in 2010.

Nestled in a strip shopping center amid other upscale boutiques and businesses off of RM 620, the flagship location is now one of four in the greater Austin area and Waco, including the brand new Westlake location that opened in May 2020.

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New charter school will open in Crestview this August


Basis Austin Primary is set to open its new charter school location in August at 1501 Dartmouth Ave., Austin, for students in kindergarten through fourth grade.

Georgetown

New water-use limits not enough: Georgetown nears Stage 2 of restrictions three days after entering Stage 1

Despite entering Stage 1 of the drought plan July 14, Georgetown has hit 90% water plant capacity two days in a row this week.

"If we stay above 90% plant capacity [for three consecutive days], then we go into Stage 2 of the drought plan," Communications Manager Keith Hutchinson said.

New restaurant, bar opening near Georgetown Square

Golden Rule, a new restaurant, plans to open one block east of the Georgetown Square in late July depending on government mandates surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. The establishment will offer a menu of different cuisines with Mexican, American and Asian influences.

Brian Rash, Jack Flagler, Ali Linan and Kelsey Thompson contributed to this report.





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