Georgetown's Burger University closes and more Austin-area news

Burger University on the Georgetown Square closed Sept. 4. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Burger University on the Georgetown Square closed Sept. 4. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Burger University on the Georgetown Square closed Sept. 4. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the latest Austin-area business and community updates.

Georgetown

Burger University on the Georgetown Square closes


Burger University, located on the Georgetown Square, closed Sept. 4 after eight years of business. The restaurant was located at 119 W. Seventh St., Georgetown. Menu items included burgers, chicken sandwiches, chicken and waffles, and shakes. The business also won Georgetown's best hamburger in the "Best of Georgetown" contest every year since it opened in 2012, according to its Facebook page.

Round Rock-Pflugerville-Hutto



Snoop Dogg, Nelly, Stoney LaRue: Hometown Heroes concert coming to Brushy Creek Amphitheater

On Sept. 10, event organizers announced dates and a lineup for Hometown Heroes, a socially distant outdoor music festival.

New dates announced for outdoor concert series Tailgates and Tunes in Hutto

Concert organizers announced new fall dates Sept. 10 for the inaugural Tailgates and Tunes live music series.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle

Marco's Pizza shooting for a November opening in Buda

A new Marco’s Pizza location in Buda has already broken ground and is aiming to open sometime in November, according to co-owner Ryan Wagner, who said the location will be at 1245 Main St., Ste. 210, Buda. Wagner said the restaurant will be a QSR, or quick-serve restaurant, and will deliver.

Northwest Austin

Local comics mourn loss of 'the heartbeat of the comedy scene' in Capitol City Comedy Club

In the hours after the Austin American-Statesman on Sept. 8 reported that late-night entertainment venue Capitol City Comedy Club is permanently ending operations, standup comedians from around the country took to social media to grieve the closing.

Mojo Coffee opens on RM 620 in Northwest Austin

Mojo Coffee Lakeline is now open at 12206 N. RR 620, Austin. The coffee shop serves espresso-based drinks, smoothies, energy drinks, teas, pastries and granola bars. Orders can be placed online, in the drive-thru and at the walk-up counter.

New Braunfels

New Braunfels to hold virtual 9/11 ceremony


The City of New Braunfels is hosting a virtual flag ceremony Sept. 11 that will feature several special guests memorializing the 9/11 terrorist attacks on their 19th anniversary.

Ali Linan, Taylor Jackson Buchanan, Brian Rash, Taylor Girtman and Iain Oldman contributed to this report.



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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

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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)
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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.