Read the latest business and community news from Central Texas.


Crumbl Cookies to open Georgetown location

Crumbl Cookie plans to open a Georgetown location in the Wolf Ranch Town Center in early September. The bakeshop offers a rotating menu of specialty cookies with more than 120 flavors changing weekly, including chilled raspberry lemonade, cotton candy and caramel popcorn.

Wag Heaven prepares to open its second Georgetown location

The owners of Wag Heaven have adjusted their business since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, like many others.

The specialty pet food store now offers curbside pickup and free, same-day delivery.

Leander-Cedar Park

New Chaparral Ice location to open Aug. 1 in Cedar Park with free skating

Chaparral Ice—the anchor tenant of The Crossover sports/retail complex in Cedar Park—plans to open Aug. 1, according to its website. It will be the first business to open in the 240,000-square-foot multisports and retail complex at 1717 Scottsdale Drive.

My Steel Magnolia in Leander creates warm, friendly space for shoppers

After seeing an absence of local clothing and gift boutique in her hometown, Holly Harris coupled her retail and management skills and opened My Steel Magnolia in Old Town Leander in 2019.

Southwest Austin

Roundup: 5 Dripping Springs business updates from July

Read about Dripping Springs businesses that are now open, coming soon and more.

Lake Travis-Westlake

Boston-influenced Italian restaurant and beer garden coming soon to Bee Cave

A New England-influenced beer garden is coming soon to the Bee Cave area. The Garden at Ellera is anticipating opening a 3,600-square-foot restaurant at 12432 Bee Caves Road, Bee Cave, in September. Inspired by Boston Public Gardens, the eatery will offer Boston-style Italian cuisine crafted by Executive Chef Tim Lane, according to a press release.

Williamson County

Inaugural Williamson County Fair and Rodeo rescheduled to 2021

The Williamson County Fair Association announced July 28 the rescheduling of the inaugural Williamson County Fair and Rodeo.

Previously scheduled for Oct. 22-24, 2020, the fair and rodeo will debut Oct. 21-23, 2021, according to a news release.

Brian Perdue, Ali Linan, Taylor Girtman, Olivia Aldridge, Amy Rae Dadamo and Sally Grace Holtgrieve contributed to this report.