2. Vegan chicken fast-food chain Project Pollo will open a second Austin location June 22. Project Pollo’s menu includes loaded papas, credo cashew queso and vegan chicken and burgers. Owner Lucas Bradbury has a goal to open 100 restaurants by 2024, encouraging people to make plant-based dining choices along the way. 2438 Anderson Lane, Austin. www.projectpollo.com
3. Reilly Elementary School opened the Reilly Social and Emotional Learning Gardens May 26. The green space was designed to foster meditation and cooperation through sustainable gardening, and was funded with a $130,320 grant to the Austin Ed Fund by the St. David’s Foundation. 405 Denson Drive, Austin. www.austintexas.gov/department/reilly-school-park-sel-gardens
4. Nonprofit senior living community Westminster is under construction for two expansions that will offer additional independent and assisted living space: The Carlisle and The Windsor. Construction broke ground in 2020 on the new additions, which will also bring new dining options, exercise facilities, wellness services and a spa. The Windsor is set for move-in by spring 2022 and the Carlisle will welcome new residents in 2023. 4100 Jackson Ave., Austin. 512-937-1933. www.westminsteraustintx.org/expansion
Editor's Note: This article has been updated to correct the opening date for Project Pollo.