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


What you need to know about the Wolf Lakes Village H-E-B in Georgetown

The new H-E-B would be located on University Avenue between I-35 and Wolf Lakes Drive.

Northwest Austin

Two new coffee shops open in Northwest Austin

Lamppost Coffee opened its fifth Austin-area location March 3 in the Anderson Mill area. The cafe, located at 13376 US 183, Ste. 800, Austin, serves pour-over coffee and handcrafted espresso drinks alongside traditional coffee shop offerings.


Elsie's Egg Rolls opens drive-thru Filipino restaurant in Hutto and 2 other business updates

Elsie's Egg Rolls celebrated the grand opening of its drive-thru at 525 Chris Kelley Blvd., Hutto, on Jan. 29. Menu items include lumpia, Filipino spring rolls; pork adobo, a marinated meat and vegetable dish; and pancit, Filipino noodles.

Leander-Cedar Park

Dog House Drinkery and Dog Park reopens in Leander plus 2 more local business updates

Dog House Drinkery and Dog Park reopened March 1 at 3800 CR 175, Leander. The business temporarily closed in November. Face masks are required in the bar area, according to the business.

Central Austin

Waterloo Park set to finish this summer; Creek Show to return in November

Local artists will once again feature their work in an outdoor installation that will light up downtown Austin.

Two popular Austin parks will once again require day passes starting March 12

With temperatures in the 80s and Austin residents heading out to public parks in large numbers, day passes will once again be required for anyone visiting Emma Long Metropolitan Park in West Austin or Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park in East Austin starting March 12.

Ali Linan, Iain Oldman, Taylor Girtman and Jack Flagler contributed to this report.