Harbor Freight Tools coming to Georgetown and more Central Texas news

Retailer Harbor Freight Tools will open a Georgetown location Aug. 11. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Retailer Harbor Freight Tools will open a Georgetown location Aug. 11. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Retailer Harbor Freight Tools will open a Georgetown location Aug. 11. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the latest Central Texas business and community news.

Georgetown

Fuego Latino Gastropub now open, Harbor Freight Tools coming soon and more Georgetown business news

Fuego Latino Gastropub is now open on the Georgetown Square. The restaurant opened Aug. 8 and is located at 708 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown, replacing Greenhouse Craft Food, which permanently closed its Georgetown location May 4.

Central Texas Mini Golf plans October opening in Georgetown



After originally planning for an August opening, Central Texas Mini Golf is set to open an 18-hole, landscape-style mini golf course in mid- or late October, co-owner Audrey Anderson said.

Southwest Austin

Roundup: 5 businesses celebrating anniversaries in South Austin

Read more about Southwest Austin businesses.

New Braunfels

First round of PPP loans offered temporary relief in New Braunfels, saved jobs


In New Braunfels, Small Business Administration data showed 229 companies—corporations, nonprofits, independent contractors, sole proprietors and limited liability companies—received loans ranging from $150,000 to $5 million.

SBA data shows that another 1,577 New Braunfels businesses received loans of $150,000 or less.

Lone Star Bath Treats expands to brick-and-mortar location in New Braunfels

Lone Star Bath Treats, located at 2090 N. I-35, Ste. 4111, New Braunfels, had its grand opening July 29. What began in 2016 as a vendor operation at various farmers markets throughout Central Texas has now expanded into a brick-and-mortar store, according to owner Mandi Jakubowski, a retired police officer.

Central Austin

Thom's Market to open fourth Austin location


Thom's Market will open at 5901 Burnet Road, Austin, in late 2020. This will be the fourth location of the locally owned market, which owner Bill Thom started on Barton Springs Road in 2008.

Pop-ups from former Olamaie, Pitchfork Pretty chefs opening on Manor Road

Este, a forthcoming restaurant at 2113 Manor Road, Austin, will host three pop-ups at its property before its scheduled opening in 2021.

JewBoy Burgers moving to Airport Boulevard brick-and-mortar

JewBoy Burgers will be opening a brick-and-mortar location in September at 5111 Airport Blvd., Austin, in the spot formerly occupied by Cluck-n-Burger, which closed July 3.

Round Rock-Pflugerville-Hutto

The Brass Tap reopens and 5 other business updates in Round Rock, Hutto

See the latest news on local businesses.

Pflugerville Public Library announces return date for curbside services

The Pflugerville Public Library will resume curbside services Aug. 11, according to a city news release. The announcement follows a temporary pause on curbside services that began July 8 due to rising COVID-19 case counts in Pflugerville.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle

After March fire, Helen's Casa Alde returns in food truck form in Buda


Following a fire March 14 that rendered a Buda staple temporarily out of business, Helen's Casa Alde has just completed a soft opening at its new food truck.

Lake Travis-Westlake

Texas-based automotive company acquires newly built Jaguar Land Rover North Austin

The Texas-based Sewell Automotive Companies opened its first dealership in the Greater Austin area July 31 at 13910 N. RM 620, Austin. The family-owned company acquired Jaguar Land Rover North Austin, which opened in March under Park Place Dealerships. The newly constructed 70,000-square-foot dealership features a glass-enclosed showroom, a three-lane service drive, a service shop and more. Sewell, which has existed since 1911, now operates 17 full-service dealerships across Texas.

Nicholas Cicale, Lauren Canterberry, Jack Flagler, Kelsey Thompson, Ali Linan, Sally Grace Holtgrieve, Amy Rae Dadamo and Brian Rash contributed to this report.



MOST RECENT

Parents have until Oct. 4 to change their students' learning preferences. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Georgetown ISD learning preferences for second nine-weeks now open, plus other district news

Parents have until Oct. 4 to change their students' learning preferences.

Here are the coronavirus data updates to know today in Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)
Williamson County coronavirus positivity rate returns to 4.32%

As of Sept. 22, there are 18 patients hospitalized, seven in intensive care units and six on a ventilator.

The deadline to register to vote in Williamson County is approaching. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Here is how to register to vote in Williamson County

Sept. 22 is National Voter Registration Day. Are you registered to vote?

Georgetown ISD has purchased about 235 acres of land since the passing of the district's 2018 bond. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Georgetown ISD works to purchase about 235 acres of land since passing 2018 bond

See the land purchases Georgetown ISD has made or moved forward with using 2018 bond funding.

Georgetown ISD moves forward with land purchase for future education center on Sept. 21. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Georgetown ISD moves forward with land purchase for future education center

The approval from the board authorizes Superintendent Fred Brent to negotiate and execute a contract to purchase the land located near the center of the district.

Here is what you need to know today about coronavirus in Williamson County. (Community Impact Newspaper)
Williamson County dashboard adds COVID-19 deaths by city

Between Sept. 19-21, Williamson County added 73 confirmed coronavirus cases and six deaths to its count.

City Post is located at 113 E. Eighth St., Georgetown. (Courtesy City Post)
Georgetown to get steakhouse, speakeasy plus more Central Texas news

Read the latest Central Texas business and community news.

Georgetown has managed to maintain a positive trend in sales tax revenue, increasing by double-digit percentages each month since May. (Courtesy Pexels)
Georgetown July sales tax revenue rises 10.75% year over year despite pandemic

Georgetown has managed to maintain a positive trend in sales tax revenue, increasing by double-digit percentages each month since May.

East View High School played Georgetown High School in a series of scrimmage football games Sept. 18. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
PHOTOS: Football is back on the field for Georgetown ISD

Georgetown High School played East View High School during a scrimmage football game Sept. 18. Check out these photos from the game.

Williamson County added 54 confirmed cases of the coronavirus Sept. 18. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Williamson County adds 54 confirmed cases of coronavirus Sept. 18

As of Sept. 18, eight patients are hospitalized, four are in intensive care units and seven are on a ventilator.

Black Sugar Caffe opened on the Georgetown Square on Sept. 19. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Black Sugar Caffe now open on the Georgetown Square, plus more business news

Stay up to date on Georgetown business news with these updates.