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


Georgetown residents, H-E-B representatives start petition to allow for the sale of alcohol in Wolf Lakes Village

Georgetown residents and H-E-B representatives are launching a petition campaign to address inconsistencies in alcohol sales rules within the city of Georgetown, according to a Texas Petition Strategies June 7 news release.

Leander-Cedar Park

Dead rabid bat found in Cedar Park

A dead bat in Cedar Park tested positive for rabies June 5, according to a June 8 Cedar Park Police Department release. Cedar Park Animal Control found the bat near Lynnwood Trail and Brushy Creek Road and took the bat to the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Round Rock

New Round Rock boutique to offer inclusive clothing sizing

Rhae, a size-inclusive clothing boutique, is hosting a grand opening at 10 a.m. June 12. The retailer, located 306 W. Main St., Round Rock, offers clothing in sizes ranging from XXS-6X.


Red, White & Boom: Typhoon Texas announces expanded Fourth of July program

Typhoon Texas, in partnership with the city of Pflugerville, has announced an expanded three-day program to commemorate the Fourth of July.

Central Austin

New cheese and charcuterie board business now open in Mueller neighborhood

Casero, a business that specializes in charcuterie and cheese boards, opened June 2 in the Mueller neighborhood at 2100 Robert Browning St., Austin, in the space that formerly housed the East Austin Culinary Studio.

Northwest Austin

Austin Beerworks celebrates 10 years; new pizza spot opening in Anderson Mill and other restaurant news from Northwest Austin

Austin Beerworks celebrated its 10th anniversary of serving at 3001 Industrial Terrace, Austin. The North Austin brewery, known for its flagship beers such as Pearl-Snap and Fire Eagle, reopened its taproom to customers on June 7.

Hyatt Place to open new hotel in Austin's Four Points neighborhood

Hyatt Place Austin-Lake Travis/Four Points will open June 9 at 7300 N. RM 620, Austin.

New Braunfels

Portion of Rio Drive in New Braunfels to remain closed until early July

A portion of Rio Drive will remain closed as New Braunfels Utilities crews continue work to install the 42-inch sanitary sewer line.

Fernanda Figueroa, Brooke Sjoberg, Amy Rae Dadamo, Jack Flagler, Iain Oldman, Taylor Girtman, Brian Rash and Lauren Canterberry contributed to this report.