New brewery opens in Spicewood and more Central Texas news

Frontyard Brewing opened Nov. 14 in Spicewood. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Frontyard Brewing opened Nov. 14 in Spicewood. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)

Frontyard Brewing opened Nov. 14 in Spicewood. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the latest business and community updates from Central Texas.

Lake Travis-Westlake

Spicewood sees addition of new brewery and more business news from the Lake Travis-Westlake area

Here is the most recent business news from the Lake Travis-Westlake area.

Georgetown



Georgetown residents can recycle holiday string lights through Jan. 31

The city of Georgetown has partnered with Texas Disposal Systems to offer free holiday string-light recycling to all Georgetown residents.

UPDATED: 11 holiday events in Georgetown this December

Looking for something to get in the holiday spirit this December? Here are several events happening in Georgetown.

After 20 years of service, Georgetown Public Library Director Eric Lashley to retire in January

Georgetown Public Library Director Eric Lashley, who has served in that role for 20 years, announced his retirement Nov. 19. Lashley will retire Jan. 29 to become the executive director of the Central Texas Library System, a nonprofit serving 218 member libraries across the state, according to a news release.

Juice bar Gtown Social coming to Georgetown plus more business news

Gtown Social, a smoothie and juice bar, is coming to Georgetown in December. The business sells healthy shakes, energy teas and coffee and is seeking to open by the middle of the month.

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Santiago's Tex-Mex and Cantina opens 2nd Round Rock location and 3 other business updates

From breakfast tacos and migas to tamales and chimichangas, Santiago's Tex-Mex and Cantina has doubled its Mexican and Tex-Mex offerings with the opening of its second Round Rock location.

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Hays County primed to become unique minigolf stronghold

Beginning in late January, Hays County will become home to three different establishments that will make it a prime destination for unique minigolf opportunities.

New Braunfels

Hinman Island Drive to be closed in New Braunfels until April 30

Beginning Nov. 30, portions of Elizabeth Avenue and Hinman Island Drive between Landa Park Drive and Liberty Street will be closed until April 30.

New Braunfels nonprofit to host fundraiser to benefit families facing medical battles

Light Work 316 Inc. will host the event at Stars and Stripes Drive-In Theatre on Dec. 3.

Central Austin

Now open in Austin: New coffee shop, offices and medical clinics arrive south of river


New businesses operating in Austin include MilkRun, which delivers dairy, meat, produce and other products from local farmers to customers at home.

Northwest Austin

North Austin gaming destination Pinballz celebrates decade of business and 5 other business updates to know


The Original Pinballz Arcade on Nov. 20 celebrated its 10th year of business. According to the company, owner Darren Spohn opened the North Austin arcade and events center with his own personal collection of pinball machines and retro arcade cabinets.

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



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By noon Jan. 20, Williamson County had two hubs operating—one in Sun City and one in North Austin. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Williamson County COVID-19 vaccine hubs inoculate 2,500 residents on first day

By noon Jan. 20, Williamson County had two hubs operating—one in Sun City and one in North Austin.

Dr. Judith L. Thompson recently took the time to answer several general questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. (Courtesy Texas Children’s Hospital)
'We still have a long way to go': Central Texas physician answers questions about COVID-19 vaccine

Dr. Judith L. Thompson recently took the time to answer several general questions for Community Impact Newspaper related to the coronavirus vaccine, its efficacy and costs, and other related matters.

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Williamson County reports 12 new COVID-19-related deaths Jan. 20

Here is what you need to know today about the coronavirus in Williamson County.

Georgetown ISD projects 26.8% in student growth by 2025. (Community Impact staff)
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Templeton Demographics presented its third quarter of 2020 findings to the board Jan. 19.

As President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris took their oaths of office, elected officials from around Texas took to Twitter. (Courtesy Adobe Stock Images)
President Joe Biden's inauguration spurs reactions from elected officials around Texas

As President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris took their oaths of office, elected officials from around Texas took to Twitter.

Mango Tango opened its dining room May 1. (Courtesy Mango Tango)
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These restaurants opened in 2020 or are coming soon.

Williamson County increases its COVID-19 rent and utility aid. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Williamson County increases COVID-19 rent and utility aid

See how Williamson County continues to spend its federal coronavirus relief funding.

Jeff Manley (left) and Jusak Yang Bernhard own both Wag Heaven locations, the second of which opened downtown in 2020. (Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper)
21 Georgetown businesses that opened in 2020 or are coming soon

Check out a list of local businesses to support.

See a list of possible projects for Georgetown's proposed mobility bond

Georgetown residents may be voting on a $50 million mobility bond this May.

In addition to vaccine hubs, there are also smaller community vaccine providers throughout Texas, such as pharmacies, that may also have the vaccine available. (Eva Vigh/Community Impact Newspaper)
EXPLAINED: When, where and how Texans can receive the COVID-19 vaccine

As Texas is still in the early stages of rolling out the COVID-19 vaccine, many Texans are still unsure about, where, when and how they can get inoculated.