Read the latest business and community news from the Central Texas area.

Central Austin

Parks and recreation board rejects plan to sell beer and wine at Zilker Cafe for second time

The Austin Parks and Recreation Board shot down a proposal to allow the sale of wine and beer at ZIlker Park.


Georgetown plans memorial for pets lost in Ponderosa Pet Resort fire

At a City Council meeting Sept. 28, Georgetown City Manager David Morgan proposed the erection of a memorial for the 75 pets lost in the fire at the Ponderosa Pet Resort on Sept. 18.

CTVS and VeinSolutions changing suites in Georgetown

CTVS provides specialized thoracic surgery to the Georgetown area, while VeinSolutions is a vein treatment center providing cosmetic and therapeutic vein care.

New Braunfels

Wurstfest unveils new Marktplatz rebuild ahead of festival set to begin Nov. 5

On Sept. 25, the Wurstfest Association unveiled the newly rebuilt Marktplatz building on the festival grounds in New Braunfels ahead of the 60th annual Wurstfest, one of the largest Oktoberfest-style celebrations in North America.


Pflugerville officials solidify safety protocol for Deutschen Pfest 2021

Though safety protocols will be ramped up this year for the 45th Annual Deutschen Pfest in Pflugerville, the event is still taking place.

Darcy Sprague, Brittany Andes, Eric Weilbacher and Brian Rash contributed to this report.