Business updates from Cedar Park, Leander; Fat City pop-up to open in Austin: News from Central Texas

D-BAT, an indoor baseball and softball training facility, opened June 26 in Cedar Park. (Courtesy D-BAT)
D-BAT, an indoor baseball and softball training facility, opened June 26 in Cedar Park. (Courtesy D-BAT)

D-BAT, an indoor baseball and softball training facility, opened June 26 in Cedar Park. (Courtesy D-BAT)

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Cedar Park-Leander

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View the latest business news from Cedar Park and Leander.

Central Austin



The Peached Tortilla, Yard Bar launch Fat City pop-up concept


The Peached Tortilla will launch a new pop-up concept, Fat City, at Yard Bar, 6700 Burnet Road, Austin, on Aug. 7-8.

The Burnet Road neighbors teamed up for the concept, which will include a menu options from chicken fingers to beef and chicken sliders and fries from The Peached Tortilla team in addition to Yard Bar’s drinks menu in the open, outdoor space.

Southwest Austin

ROUNDUP: 5 latest business updates from Southwest Austin

Southwest Austin has had a number of business announce openings, relocations and closings in July and August.

Lake Travis-Westlake

Lakeway to see the addition of Frenchies Modern Nail Care, a natural nail salon

Frenchies Modern Nail Care is set to open a new location in October at 3100 S. RM 620, Ste. 400, Lakeway. The studio is focused on natural nail care and increased salon cleanliness, according to location owner Diana Wagner.

Amy Rae Dadamo, Jack Flagler, Taylor Girtman and Olivia Aldridge contributed to this report.



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