Lake Pflugerville trail to reopen and more Central Texas news

Beginning at noon Aug. 10, Lake Pflugerville trail will reopen for public use. (Courtesy city of Pflugerville)
Beginning at noon Aug. 10, Lake Pflugerville trail will reopen for public use. (Courtesy city of Pflugerville)

Beginning at noon Aug. 10, Lake Pflugerville trail will reopen for public use. (Courtesy city of Pflugerville)

Read the latest business and community news from Central Texas.

Round Rock-Pflugerville-Hutto

Reopening date of Lake Pflugerville trail announced

Lake Pflugerville trail will reopen to public use beginning Aug. 10 at noon.

Sip on this: 10 local coffee shops in Round Rock, Pflugerville, Hutto



Curious about the story behind Lamppost Coffee's name, or what Summer Moon Coffee's moon milk is actually made of? Wake up, smell the coffee and support local businesses in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto with this guide to ten area coffee shops.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle/New Braunfels

Total Primary Care adds 15-minute COVID-19 antigen testing in San Marcos, New Braunfels


Total Primary Care is now offering rapid COVID-19 antigen tests that deliver results in 15 minutes at its primary care clinics, according to a release issued Aug. 3.

San Marcos location of Tiff's Treats celebrates anniversary

Austin-born baked goods delivery shop Tiff’s Treats celebrated the first anniversary of its store at 200 Springtown Way, San Marcos, on July 29. The store, located on the ground floor of The Lyndon apartment complex, features fresh-baked cookies, brownies, ice cream sandwiches and more.

Central Austin

Rave On Vintage will close North Loop store at the end of August


Rave On Vintage will close its brick-and-mortar store at 1509 W. North Loop Blvd., Austin, on Aug. 31 and transition fully to online sales. "This is not an end to Rave On, it's just an adjustment to the new way of the world," wrote the owners on Instagram.

Statewide

Texas allows limited visitations to nursing homes, long-term care facilities


Families in Texas may be able to visit their loved ones in nursing homes and assisted-living centers—even if, by law, they still cannot hug them.

Kelsey Thompson, Evelin Garcia, Jack Flagler, Eva Vigh and Brian Rash contributed to this report.



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Early voting runs from Oct. 13-30. Election Day is Nov. 3. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Find a polling location where you can vote early in Travis County

Voters can cast their ballots at any of the 37 early voting locations from Oct. 13-30.

Mercury Hall will close in 2021. (Courtesy Mercury Hall)
Mercury Hall property cleared for 5-story apartment development

Mercury Hall will close after 2021, and a dense multifamily development is set to arrive in its wake.

Buddy's Burger is open in Northeast Austin off of Cameron Road. (Courtesy Buddy's Burger)
Now open in Austin: Party Barn is back, drive-in movies downtown, burgers in North Austin and more

Blue Starlite began showing drive-in movies downtown in September. Buddy's Burger is open off Cameron Road and planning to expand to more locations, and new bar High Noon is open on the east side.

City Post is located at 113 E. Eighth St., Georgetown. (Courtesy City Post)
Georgetown to get steakhouse, speakeasy plus more Central Texas news

Read the latest Central Texas business and community news.

Easy Tiger announced Sept. 18 it had closed its downtown Austin location on Sixth Street. (Courtesy Easy Tiger)
Easy Tiger announces permanent closure of original Sixth Street location

The local bakery and restaurant remains open at the Linc and still plans to open in South Austin.

A photo of a "sold" sign
Central Austin August housing market numbers show high dollar-volume sales

While housing inventory remains low, home prices continue to rise.

Pflugerville's testing location is operated from 8 a.m.-noon Monday through Saturday where a maximum of 300 people can be tested each day at the site. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Coronavirus testing site in Pflugerville to move and more Central Texas news

Read the latest Central Texas business and community news.

Lions Municipal Golf Course clubhouse (Christopher Neely/Community Impact Newspaper)
State-created Save Muny Historic District to take over concession responsibilities at historic golf course

Negotiations over the fate of the Lions Municipal Golf Course remain ongoing between the city and The University of Texas board of regents.

Central Health administrative building in Austin
Central Health finalizes budget with increased tax rate, more health care services for low-income residents

Local health care district Central Health is budgeting a nearly $20 million increase in health care delivery services for Austin’s low-income residents.

"This season is a big, black box, and there are a lot of unknowns, as far as what the season's going to look like," said Dr. Bradley Berg, a BSW pediatrics doctor in Round Rock. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Baylor Scott & White Health to host 9 Austin-area drive-thru flu shot clinics

"This season is a big, black box, and there are a lot of unknowns, as far as what the season's going to look like," said Dr. Bradley Berg, a BSW pediatrics doctor in Round Rock.

A band performs at the Mohawk on Red River Street. (Christopher Neely/Community Impact Newspaper)
Six months into pandemic, Austin officials scrambling to save music venues, child care facilities and restaurants

City Council is set to begin making choices on which businesses to try to save on Oct. 1.

Dr. Sam Rolon is a physician for Baylor St. Luke's Medical Group Creekside Family Medicine in The Woodlands. (Courtesy St. Luke's Health)
Q&A: St. Luke's physician shares advice on flu season, vaccine and prevention

The influenza vaccine is recommended for nearly all patients of all ages ahead of this year's flu season, Dr. Sam Rolon said.