Read the latest business and community news from Central Texas.
Round Rock cancels 2020 Chalk Walk and Arts Festival
The annual Chalk Walk and Arts Festival, scheduled for Oct. 2-3, has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a July 27 news release.
PJ's Coffee now open in Round Rock, plus 3 other business updates to know
Read more about four Round Rock businesses.
New takeout, delivery options added at Kitchen United Mix facility on Burnet Road
Kitchen United Mix, the shared kitchen facility at 8023 Burnet Road, Austin, has added five new restaurants since late June, giving it a total of 12 tenants. New options include Ramen512, Korean restaurant Seoulju, vegetarian restaurant Plant B, Bad Ass Breakfast Burritos, P.F. Chang's and chicken spot Bad Mutha Clucka.
Business closings: Nancy's Sky Garden, Skull Mechanix Brewing, Cluck-N-Burger will not reopen Austin locations
These local businesses recently announced permanent closures of their Austin locations.
CBD American Shaman opens in Lakeway
CBD American Shaman opened a new location July 3 at 2303 RM 620, Ste. 120, Lakeway. The homeopathic pharmacy offers a variety of CBD wellness products, including oils, beauty products and pet treats. CBD, or cannabidiol, is a non-psychoactive substance derived from hemp.
Nonprofit Room Redux gives trauma survivors a change of scenery
Founded in 2018, Room Redux coordinates with caregivers, caseworkers, counselors and volunteers to transform the rooms of children who have endured trauma in order to create a safe space where they can heal.
Guadalupe County burn ban in effect
The Guadalupe County Commissioners Court on July 21 implemented a ban on outdoor burning that went into effect the same day and will last for 90 days or until the fire danger recedes.
Golden Rule restaurant now open near Georgetown Square
Golden Rule, a new restaurant one block east of the Georgetown Square, is now open. The restaurant opened July 23. The establishment offers a menu with a variety of cuisine, including Texas fried shrimp, pecan fried chicken and sweet glazed Brussels sprouts, but the menu is subject to change.
Xian Sushi and Noodle now open on Springtown Way in San Marcos
The Austin-based hand-pulled noodle restaurant, Xian Sushi and Noodle, opened July 20 at 200 Springtown Way, Ste. 138, San Marcos. Xian Sushi and Noodle offers homemade noodles that can be customized to any preference.
Kelsey Thompson, Ali Linan, Amy Rae Dadamo, Lauren Canterberry, Jack Flagler and Evelin Garcia contributed to this report.