See what's on the ballot in Austin; Blue Corn Harvest opens in Leander and more top Central Texas news

Early voting for the May 1 election opened April 19 at 7 a.m. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Early voting for the May 1 election opened April 19 at 7 a.m. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

Early voting for the May 1 election opened April 19 at 7 a.m. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

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

Austin

Early voting in Austin opens April 19: See what’s on the ballot, where to vote

There are no individual candidates on the ballot May 1 for Austin voters to choose, but city residents still have important decisions in front of them about how the government is run.

Pflugerville-Hutto



Austin's Park n' Pizza in Pflugerville launches social club for adults

Austin's Park n' Pizza in Pflugerville opened its new REVL Social Club on April 16, with new attractions, a bar and extended hours for the whole park.

Leander-Cedar Park

Blue Corn Harvest's Leander location now open

Blue Corn Harvest opened its third location April 19 in Leander. The Southwestern restaurant has two other locations in Cedar Park and Georgetown. Its menu includes tacos, enchiladas, sandwiches and other specialties.

See how Leander, Cedar Park real estate fared in March

In Leander, residential sales decreased 27.1% year over year. However, median prices in the area continue to rise, increasing 46.7% year over year to $423,495. Leander also was reported to have 0.2 months of housing inventory, the report said.

Round Rock

Mask policy remains in place for Round Rock ISD

After an hour and a half of public testimony and more than an hour of board discussion, Round Rock ISD trustees voted 5-2 on April 15 to uphold the existing mask policy.

Jack Flagler, Megan Cardona, Taylor Girtman, Ali Linan and Amy Denney contributed to this report.