Read the latest Central Texas business and community news.
On-street parking changes in Austin: Windshield stickers, time limits are no more
Starting Sept. 1, the city of Austin is changing its system for drivers parking at on-street metered spaces throughout the city.
Downtown Austin business updates: Tears of Joy, B.D. Riley's to close Sixth Street locations; Donn's Depot fights to hang on
Here is the latest business news from downtown Austin.
Roundup: Ross’ Old Austin Cafe reopens as Luisa’s Patio and other Northwest Austin restaurant news
North Austin staple Ross’ Old Austin Cafe officially reopened in mid-August as Luisa’s Patio, located at 11800 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin. Luisa’s Patio sells traditional Mexican dishes, such as street tacos, sopes and enchiladas, and serves Latin American-inspired alcoholic drinks.
Lakewood Park to open Sept. 5 in Leander
Leander's Lakewood Park will open to the public Sept. 5 with reserved time slots for social distancing.
Austin office design company to relocate headquarters to Cedar Park in 2021
After 23 years in Austin, Facilities Resource Inc. will relocate its headquarters to Cedar Park in 2021.
Irish microbrewery Cork & Barrel to open in Round Rock and 4 other business updates
A new restaurant and microbrewery is set to open in Round Rock this fall, a blend between an authentic Irish pub experience and traditional Texan hospitality.
Round Rock ISD to offer curbside library services
A new grab-and-go curbside library service is in the works at Round Rock ISD, the district announced Aug. 28. RRISD will begin rolling out the service at several campuses the week of Aug. 30, with districtwide completion planned by Sept. 7.
New Dripping Springs drive-in theater set for screenings this week
After a successful trial run this weekend, the Dripping Springs Drive In-Cinema is set to open Sept. 2, with an opening week schedule that includes screenings of "Spider-Man: Homecoming," "Groundhog Day," "Back to the Future" and "Shrek."
Four new dining options on the way to South Austin, plus more local business news
Here is a look at seven of the most recent restaurant and business updates from the South Austin and Dripping Springs area.
San Marcos to host Bioblitz to connect residents with nature
The San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department will host its first Bioblitz event throughout September to crowdsource data about local pollinating wildlife.
A-Tan Asian Bistro & Sushi Bar closes in San Marcos; OTSU Sushi coming soon
A-Tan Asian Bistro & Sushi Bar has closed its San Marcos location at 407 Stagecoach Trail, Ste. 101. A-Tan's other shops in New Braunfels and Seguin remain open for business.
New Braunfels facilities to close for Labor Day holiday
In observance of Labor Day on Sept. 7, some city of New Braunfels facilities will be closed or have adjusted hours Sept. 5-7.
Lauren Canterberry, Iain Oldman, Jack Flagler, Taylor Girtman, Kelsey Thompson, Nicholas Cicale and Warren Brown contributed to this report.