More details on new Georgetown H-E-B; drinkery and dog park reopens in Leander and other Central Texas news

Closing on the H-E-B store in Wolf Lakes Village could occur by late summer with potentially 10-12 additional months for the structure to be built. (Screenshot courtesy H-E-B)
Closing on the H-E-B store in Wolf Lakes Village could occur by late summer with potentially 10-12 additional months for the structure to be built. (Screenshot courtesy H-E-B)

Closing on the H-E-B store in Wolf Lakes Village could occur by late summer with potentially 10-12 additional months for the structure to be built. (Screenshot courtesy H-E-B)

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.


Lingering symptoms, long-term impact of COVID-19 will take time to fully understand

Dr. Mary Katherine Theoktisto answers questions regarding the virus.

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Nightly closures on I-35 mainlanes north of Georgetown planned this weekend, June 11-13

Both directions of I-35 mainlanes will be totally closed at points this weekend as the state demolishes a bridge.

The extension of Kenney Fort Boulevard is underway north of Hwy. 79. (Amy Bryant/Community Impact Newspaper)
North-south road in Round Rock makes progress; homestead exemption OK'd in Leander and more Central Texas news

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Candlewood Suites is located at 10811 Pecan Park Blvd., Bldg. 2, Austin. (Chris Neely/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin City Council votes for improved coordination with local counties on homeless issues; no action taken on Williamson County Candlewood Suites purchase before summer break

Council members unaimously approved a resolution aimed at improving collaboration on homeless strategy between Austin and local county officials June 10.

Gypsy Ice can be found at different locations in Georgetown and be requested for events. (Courtesy Gypsy Ice)
Gypsy Ice sweets trailer now open in Georgetown

Gypsy Ice offers a variety of naturally flavored shaved ice.

Amberlin Georgetown will feature resort-style amenities. (Courtesy Compass Communications)
New active adult community Amberlin Georgetown to bring 188 residential units

The active living community will provide 188 residential units for residents 55 and older

Wayne Reed has served as assistant city manager since January 2016. (Courtesy city of Georgetown)
Assistant City Manager Wayne Reed leaves Georgetown

Police Chief Wayne Nero will serve as interim assistant city manager.

The amendment will allow for an increase of residential units from 7,500 to 7,575 at 135 Sun City Boulevard. (Courtesy Hunter Pontious)
75 new residential units coming to Sun City

Georgetown City Council approved the increase on June 8.

Gov. Greg Abbott, center signed Senate Bills 2 and 3 into law June 8 in response to the devastating winter storm last February. (Trent Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Gov. Abbott signs bills to reform ERCOT and weatherize Texas power grid

The bills will go into effect Sept. 1 and aim to reform ERCOT leadership and increase accountability and communication among power agencies.

Other sections of the city charter to be considered for revision include qualifications for city employees, City Council vacancies and general power, among others. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Georgetown City Council leans toward establishing term limits

Council members agreed that if the charter amendments receive voter approval, they would take effect after Jan. 1, 2022.