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Yaghi's New York Pizzeria (Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper)
Yaghi's New York Pizzeria (Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper)

Yaghi's New York Pizzeria (Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the latest Austin-area coronavirus updates here.

After 35 years in Austin, Vulcan Video says goodbye

After fighting through decades of rising rent and industry shifts, local video rental institution Vulcan Video has announced its closure.

LIVE UPDATES: Learn which Cedar Park and Leander restaurants are offering curbside, delivery and takeout services

Community Impact Newspaper is regularly contacting Cedar Park and Leander restaurants to learn the latest updates on how they are managing new regional, state and federal regulations for social distancing.



Austin’s Jewish community prepares for Passover observance under quarantine

Chabad of Greater Austin, along with thousands of Jewish residents across the city, are preparing to celebrate Passover, which begins April 8, under a stay-at-home order.

Victory Medical now offers 10-minute coronavirus tests

Victory Medical, a medical clinic with locations through the Austin area, is now offering 10-minute finger-prick tests for COVID-19.

Old Town Street Festival in Leander postponed until Aug. 29

The Old Town Street Festival, Leander's biggest event of the year, has been postponed until Aug. 29, according to Leander Chamber of Commerce CEO Bridget Brandt.

Olivia Aldridge, Brian Perdue and Iain Oldman contributed to this report.



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Rendering of an apartment complex
Ground breaks on Capitol Quarters, Austin's first car-free multifamily housing development

Developer Weaver Buildings said the project is aimed at urban commuters who are committed to getting around wiithout cars.

Hays County opened its COVID-19 vaccine portal Jan. 22. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Vaccine portal opens in Hays County; read Austin business news and more Central Texas info

Read the latest business and community news from Central Texas.

Gov. Greg Abbott said he will announce statewide plans to address homelessness that include camping bans. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin weekly roundup: Governor plans statewide camping ban, COVID-19 numbers flatten and more

Questions remain about the legality of the camping ban, which a local group is also hoping to get on the May 2021 ballot.

The Austin Community College District's 28,000-square-foot culinary arts wing is now open at ACC Highland. (Courtesy Austin Community College)
Second phase of ACC Highland campus opens in Central Austin

The campus is home to the Austin Community College District's Culinary Arts Department.

Registration for Williamson County COVID-19 vaccines opened Jan. 19. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Register for vaccine in WilCo; 24 restaurants to try in Leander, Cedar Park and more top Central Texas news

Read the most popular business and community news from the past week from the Central Texas area.

Superintendent Stephanie Elizalde said those who wish to return to campus can do so beginning Jan. 25. (Courtesy Austin ISD)
Austin ISD families can return to campus after 2 weeks of encouraging virtual learning

Austin ISD has seen a 28% decrease in weekly coronavirus cases since the first week of January.

The legality of reinstating tighter restrictions on public camping, solicitation, and sitting and lying down remains vague. (Courtesy Office of the Texas Governor)
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott floats ‘statewide camping ban’ as homeless debate heats up

The legality of reinstating tighter restrictions on public camping, solicitation, and sitting and lying down remains vague.

Teal House Coffee & Bakery’s menu includes items such as the cinnamon roll croissant. (Courtesy Teal House Coffee & Bakery)
Teal House Coffee & Bakery opening South Congress brick and mortar in Austin Jan. 30

The location will be the food truck's first brick-and-mortar restaurant.

Dr. Judith L. Thompson recently took the time to answer several general questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. (Courtesy Texas Children’s Hospital)
'We still have a long way to go': Central Texas physician answers questions about COVID-19 vaccine

Dr. Judith L. Thompson recently took the time to answer several general questions for Community Impact Newspaper related to the coronavirus vaccine, its efficacy and costs, and other related matters.

Goodwill Central Texas opened a location at 2415 S. Congress Ave., Austin, on Jan. 14. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)
New South Congress Goodwill now open

The new store is open for retail services and also accepts donations.