Read the latest business and community news from the Central Texas area.

Central Austin

Austin's Weird Homes Tour says goodbye—for now

Tour founders David and Chelle Neff announced June 17 that business had taken a hit from COVID-19, causing the Weird Homes Tour to end. However, the Neffs said they hope a new local operator will eventually step in to resurrect the tour.

Round Rock

David Weekley expanding to sell homes in Round Rock neighborhood

National home building company David Weekley Homes, headquartered in Houston, announced in a June 17 news release it is now selling homes in The Oaks on Chisolm Trail in Round Rock.

City of Round Rock breaks ground on new library

The site was formerly occupied by the bar called Cozy Corner, and it was also the home where Joe D. Johnson said he grew up. Johnson said his parents owned the bar, which closed many years prior.

New Braunfels

Beauty company offering skin treatments now open in New Braunfels

Beauty Everlasting offers services that include permanent cosmetics, facials, lash extensions and brow and lip waxing.

Northwest Austin

Z’Tejas to close Arboretum restaurant, open new Avery Ranch spot in fall

Citing “insurmountable obstacles,” local restaurant group Z’Tejas Southwest Grill announced June 16 it is closing its Arboretum restaurant this summer.


Arbor Car Wash and Lube Centers in Pflugerville closes permanently

A representative from Arbor Car Wash told Community Impact Newspaper the Pflugerville site was sold in early April to another company and that it was an underperforming business within the Arbor Car Wash family of locations.

Olivia Aldridge, Brooke Sjoberg, Brian Rash, Lauren Canterberry and Iain Oldman contributed to this report.