Austin School of Fashion Design moves to Georgetown and more Central Texas news

The Austin School of Fashion Design, or ASFD, relocated from North Austin to Georgetown in October. (Courtesy The Austin School of Fashion Design)
The Austin School of Fashion Design, or ASFD, relocated from North Austin to Georgetown in October. (Courtesy The Austin School of Fashion Design)

The Austin School of Fashion Design, or ASFD, relocated from North Austin to Georgetown in October. (Courtesy The Austin School of Fashion Design)

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Austin School of Fashion Design moves to Georgetown

The school was previously located in Austin.

Red Poppy Coffee inside the Georgetown Library closes

The business announced the closure on Facebook on Oct. 27.

Cen-Tex Mini Golf now open in Georgetown

The 18-hole course will hold mini golf tournaments and will have league play for different age groups, and concessions will be available on-site.

Central Austin

Fall events in Central Austin: Texas Book Festival goes virtual, paddle-up trick-or-treating on the lake and more

The October and November calendar includes the Halloween paddle on Lady Bird Lake and a new event from the organizers of Babes Fest.

Northwest Austin

Northwest Austin's Delaware Sub Shop marks 40 years of serving authentic Philly-style hoagies

Delaware Sub Shop has seen more U.S. presidents—seven—than the total number of hot subs offered on its menu—six.

Black Widow MMA gym focused on fitness, fundamentals for all students

Black Widow MMA, one of Austin's few woman-owned mixed martial arts gyms, emphasizes drilling down fundamentals and making its classes open for everyone.

Southwest Austin

From fall festivals to 5Ks, here are 16 events to put on your calendar in Southwest Austin, Dripping Springs and around the region

From the virtual Texas Book Festival to ghost tours in Georgetown, find an event to attend this October and November.

JuiceLand and Little City Coffee drive-thru now open, Nutty Brown artists get a new shop and other Southwest Austin business news

Catch up on the latest Southwest Austin business news here.

Round Rock-Pflugerville-Hutto

KidStrong Pflugerville to offer child development services, and 2 other business updates

KidStrong Pflugerville is a private child development center that specializes in “brain, physical and character development."

New Braunfels

After canceling the Día de los Muertos Festival, the New Braunfels Hispanic Business Alliance created a new way to celebrate

The HBA is partnering with Stars and Stripes Drive-In Theatre to show "Coco" as part of a Día de los Muertos celebration.

State-of-the-art diabetes center now open in New Braunfels

The Diabetes & Metabolic Wellness Center, located at 66 Gruene Park Drive, Ste. 210, New Braunfels, is now open.

Several businesses are coming soon to the New Braunfels MarketPlace

The shopping center will soon be home to BBVA Bank, SynergenX and the new location of Ernesto's Jewelry.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle

Artist and brand collective The Unknown Concept now open in San Marcos

The Unknown Concept, a collection of local brands and artists located at 218 Guadalupe St., San Marcos, opened Sept. 6.

76-acre, 863,000-square-foot industrial park coming to Kyle

A 76-acre industrial park located at 19200 Marketplace Ave., Kyle, is scheduled to start opening its first phase of development in spring 2021, according to information from its development company, Northpoint Development.

Olivia Aldridge, Lauren Canterberry, Nicholas Cicale, Ali Linan, Iain Oldman, Brian Rash and Kelsey Thompson contributed to this report.


Romeo's Pizza held its Georgetown groundbreaking April 6. (Courtesy Romeo's Pizza)
Romeo's Pizza coming to Georgetown; Vacancy Brewing opens in South Austin and more Central Texas news

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Austin Public Health coronavirus vaccine portal opens to all adults April 12

APH will continue outreach efforts to high-priority groups.

Austin Public Health holds a vaccination clinic at the Delco Activity Center in Northeast Austin. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Coronavirus updates from Austin, Travis County; governor bans 'vaccine passports' and more top Central Texas news

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Tavel Bristol-Joseph has started a scholarship fund that will provide $6,000 to two Austin Community College Culinary Arts students and give them opportunity to be mentored by Bristol-Joseph and to stage at one of the Emmer & Rye group's five restaurants. (Courtesy Emmer & Rye)
Austin chef starts scholarship and mentorship program for Austin Community College students

Tavel Bristol-Joseph started the scholarship fund, which will provide $6,000 to two ACC students and give them the opportunity to stage at one of the Emmer & Rye group's five restaurants.

Snow and ice cover the pond on the southeastern side of the Mueller development in East Austin in February. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
After winter storm, Austin puts together a plan for better temporary shelters

The locations, which could be schools, libraries or recreation centers, would be disconnected from traditional infrastructure and be able to sustain operations if the city were to experience widespread power or water outages.

Austin ISD is holding community conversation sessions April 12-May 6. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin ISD community conversation sessions continuing through May 6

The series offers AISD families an opportunity to learn about the district’s strategic plan and ongoing budget planning.

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Lutie's Garden Restaurant now open at Commodore Perry Estate

The restuarant features "Texas heritage fare" by an award-winning husband-and-wife pair of chefs.

A resident at EdenHill Communities receives their second dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. (Lauren Canterberry/Community Impact Newspaper)
Amid the struggle to get vaccinated, these Austin moms have helped over 3,900 people get appointments

The women volunteer their time searching for hard-to-find time slots that often become available in the middle of the night.

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Austin Public Library to begin resuming in-person services May 10

Austin Public Library will begin reopening branches to the public in May after operating with only digital and curbside pickup services since June 2020.

The upper decks of I-35 that run between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Airport Boulevard were constructed in the 1970s and could come down as part of a project the Texas Department of Transportation is planning for the highway through Central Austin. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
As time runs short to weigh in on a $4.9B I-35 project, Austin community members say they hope TxDOT is listening

The official comment period for community members to share their thoughts on the highway closes April 9.