Part of Greater Lake Creek Trail in Round Rock to close temporarily and more Central Texas news

The temporary trail closure is related to Round Rock's Logan Street connection project, which is extending the roadway to A.W. Grimes Boulevard. (Courtesy city of Round Rock)
The temporary trail closure is related to Round Rock's Logan Street connection project, which is extending the roadway to A.W. Grimes Boulevard. (Courtesy city of Round Rock)

The temporary trail closure is related to Round Rock's Logan Street connection project, which is extending the roadway to A.W. Grimes Boulevard. (Courtesy city of Round Rock)

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Round Rock-Pflugerville-Hutto

Part of Round Rock's Greater Lake Creek Trail to temporarily close

A segment of Round Rock's Greater Lake Creek Trail will temporarily close Aug. 10, according to a city news release. From A.W. Grimes Boulevard to Callison Elementary School, the trail will close for several months due to road work on Logan Street.

Central Austin



Interactive art gallery Wonderspaces opens in Austin and 3 other events to check out


From the annual South By Southwest Conference & Festivals to independent music shows, events across the city of Austin have been postponed or canceled altogether in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Some executive orders from Gov. Greg Abbott have allowed certain businesses to reopen and host visitors. Here is a list of events to safely check out in the coming weeks in and around Austin.

Southwest Austin

South Austin news: Pavement opens new vintage store, YMCA offering child care and more


Find the latest news updates from South Austin, including YMCA offering full-day child care for virtual learning and Pinthouse Pizza celebrating five years at South Lamar.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle

Main St. Pizzeria and Beer Garden reopens in Buda

Main St. Pizzeria and Beer Garden, which opened in November 2017, reopened its doors at 214 N. Main St., Buda, on July 31 for curbside pickup and delivery only. The restaurant temporarily closed June 30 after learning that a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus.

Lake Travis-Westlake

Lake Travis nonprofit works to reduce animal shelter intake and euthanasia numbers

A newly launched nonprofit organization, Lake Travis Spay & Neuter Advocacy Program, or LT SNAP, is working to address dog and cat overpopulation in the Lake Travis region. Founders Rochelle and Phil Storin began this initiative in July by connecting the community to low-cost spay and neuter services, according to a press release by LT SNAP.

Jack Flagler, Iain Oldman, Amy Rae Dadamo, Kelsey Thompson