Austin vaccine slots to open March 18 plus Round Rock business updates: News from Central Texas

A volunteer works at Delco Activity Center on March 13, helping Texas residents receive COVID-19 vaccines. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
A volunteer works at Delco Activity Center on March 13, helping Texas residents receive COVID-19 vaccines. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

A volunteer works at Delco Activity Center on March 13, helping Texas residents receive COVID-19 vaccines. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the latest business and community news from Central Texas.

Austin

After technical struggles, Austin Public Health to release more vaccine appointment slots March 18

Some 2,300 people were able to receive appointments March 15, so APH will once again open the window for appointments March 18.

Southwest Austin



Texas Ceviche Co. opens, Urban Roots begins farming and more South Austin business news

Here is the latest business news from the South Austin area.

Lake Travis-Westlake

Me So Poke brings affordable option to traditional sushi lovers

Students at nearby Vandegrift High School have traded in the after-school burger and fries for a healthier option of fresh fish and vegetables, according to Jane Ko, who is part of the team that owns Me So Poke.

Northwest Austin

Check out these 7 new and upcoming gyms, fashion retailers and more at The Domain and Domain Northside

Picolé on Feb. 27 held a grand opening for its first Austin location at 11501 Rock Rose Ave., Ste. 156, Austin. The confectionary store sells picoles—gourmet Brazilian frozen popsicles—made with an assortment of fillings ranging from fruit to tequila.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle

Parasol food truck to bring unique sandwiches to downtown Buda in April

The mobile cafe known as Parasol will be bringing its unique brand of sandwiches to downtown Buda at 400 N. Main St. at the Railswitch in early April. The food truck's featured menu items include the Chimichurry Steak Salad, Pork Karate Schnitzel Sandwich and a cornflake-crusted PBJ.

Round Rock

Cork & Barrel Craft Kitchen + Microbrewery holds grand opening, plus 4 more Round Rock business updates

The luck of the Irish abounds as Cork & Barrel Craft Kitchen + Microbrewery celebrates its grand opening in Round Rock, featuring an on-site beer garden, wine cellar and microbrewery.

Nicholas Cicale, Greg Perliski, Iain Oldman, Jack Flagler, Brian Rash and Kelsey Thompson contributed to this report.