Apartments near completion in Pflugerville, Austin Java closes 3 locations: News from Central Texas

Site amenities include a pool, a fitness studio, coworking spaces and a game lounge. (Rendering courtesy Mark Odom Studios)
Site amenities include a pool, a fitness studio, coworking spaces and a game lounge. (Rendering courtesy Mark Odom Studios)

Site amenities include a pool, a fitness studio, coworking spaces and a game lounge. (Rendering courtesy Mark Odom Studios)

Read the latest business and community news from Central Texas.

Round Rock-Pflugerville-Hutto

272-unit apartment complex nearing completion in Pflugerville's Pecan District

Construction on Presidium The Pecan District, a 272-unit apartment complex, is expected to be complete in September. This marks the first of 10 phases for the Pecan District, a mixed-use development located at 1809 Social Drive, Pflugerville, according to an Aug. 3 company news release.

Central Austin



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San Marcos-Buda-Kyle

Patio Dolcetto wine bar to reopen on Cheatham Street in San Marcos

Patio Dolcetto, which opened in October 2015, will reopen its doors at 322 Cheatham St., San Marcos, on Aug. 19.

The wine lounge temporarily closed June 26 following Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order to close all bars and establishments that receive more than 51% of their business from the sale of alcoholic beverages.

Southwest Austin

Austin Java closes 3 locations in Austin and Dripping Springs

Austin Java will close three locations in Austin and Dripping Springs, including the cafe's City Hall, Met Center and Dripping Springs locations, according to an Aug. 4 social media announcement that referenced coronavirus as the reason for downsizing.

Statewide

Whataburger to celebrate 70th anniversary, unveil food truck, expand into 3 states

Founded in 1950, the San Antonio-based fast-food chain Whataburger will celebrate 70 years of business Aug. 8, according to an Aug. 4 release from the company. Founder Harmon Dobson opened the first Whataburger location in Corpus Christi in 1950, and the restaurant chain has since grown to more than 830 locations in 10 states.

Evelin Garcia, Kelsey Thompson, Jack Flagler, Olivia Aldridge and Anna Lotz contributed to this report.



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