Crumbl Cookies to open in Georgetown, Chaparral Ice to host visitors in Cedar Park: News from Central Texas

Crumbl Cookies will open a Georgetown location in September. (Courtesy Crumbl Cookies)
Crumbl Cookies will open a Georgetown location in September. (Courtesy Crumbl Cookies)

Crumbl Cookies will open a Georgetown location in September. (Courtesy Crumbl Cookies)

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.


Tents have become a common sight throughout Austin including along Cesar Chavez Street downtown, but with the passage of Proposition B the city may now consider moving unsheltered homeless individuals to designated sites. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin City Hall notebook: Designated campsites for the homeless are back on the table

City staff had previously dismissed developing official camping locations in 2019, but new directives from City Council this week could revive the concept in Austin.

Wag-A-Bag is headquartered in Round Rock. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)
Wag-A-Bag to operate under new ownership, name; Austin, TxDOT at odds over I-35 overhaul; and more top Central Texas news

Read the most popular business and community news from the past week from the Austin area.

The Highland Tech Center is an office complex that finished redevelopment in March. (Courtesy Aquila Commercial)
North Central Austin business news: Office complex opens in Highland, picnic meals offered in the parks and more

Mes Amis is an outdoor dining service that provides baskets with French-style cuisine for picnics. Two new fitness studios, Hive + Honey and Regymen, are also now open.

Stephanie Hayden-Howard will become an assistant city manager in Austin on May 10. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Role changes coming for health officials leading Austin-Travis County COVID-19 efforts

Dr. Desmar Walkes will take over as Austin's next medical director and local health authority as Dr. Mark Escott and Stephanie Hayden-Howard transition to new roles with the city.

Barton Springs Pool, shown here in March 2020, will require reservations for residents wishing to visit after 8 a.m. starting on May 17. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Barton Springs Pool will require reservations starting May 21

Visitors who want to visit the pool after 8 a.m. will have to make a reservation for a two-hour block of time.

Road closure stock image
TxDOT to demolish I-35 ramp in North Austin early Saturday morning

State crews will perform controlled implosions of the northbound I-35 to northbound US 183 flyover between 6-8 a.m. in the morning on May 8 and May 15.

A pilot Austin Police Department cadet class is now set to commence in June under an updated training regimen and with additional city and community oversight on the APD academy's culture and curriculum. (John Cox/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin City Council votes to restart APD cadet training in June, with framework for ongoing reviews of pilot academy

The Austin Police Department's 144th cadet class will now kick off training next month, with continued oversight of APD's instruction and culture throughout the 34-week academy process.

Holland Photo Imaging celebrates 40 years in business this year. (Courtesy Holland Photo Imaging)
The latest business news in South Central Austin

1. Holland Photo Imaging, located at 2125 Goodrich Ave., Ste. A, Austin, is celebrating its 40th anniversary in the community this year. Founded in 1981 by Pete Holland, the business has been owned by residents Brian and Morgan Morrison since 2006. Holland Photo Imaging offers film processing, printing, framing, photo restoration and archiving services. 512-442-4274.

A sign advertises a property for rent in Austin on May 6. Local eviction orders remain in place through August 1 protecting most tenants from eviction. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Local eviction moratoriums remain in effect despite federal judge’s decision

The May 5 ruling from a U.S. District Court judge striking down a federal moratorium does not affect orders in place in Austin or Travis County.

Q2 Stadium in North Austin
U.S. women’s national soccer team to debut Q2 Stadium next month

The USWNT takes on the Nigerian national team at Q2 Stadium ahead of the summer Olympic Games.