District 6 opens March 5 in Georgetown and other Central Texas dining news

New restaurant District Six is now open in Georgetown. (Courtesy District Six)
New restaurant District Six is now open in Georgetown. (Courtesy District Six)

New restaurant District Six is now open in Georgetown. (Courtesy District Six)

Read March dining news from Central Texas.


District Six restaurant now open in Georgetown

District Six, or D6, opened in Georgetown on March 5. The place is an elevated neighborhood sports restaurant with a large back patio, arcade games and 21 televisions dedicated to all sports. There are also 40 draft beers and wines as well as craft cocktails. District Six is located at 105 W. Ninth St., Georgetown. District Six will be open for lunch only March 5-8 with regular hours beginning March 10.

Leander-Cedar Park

The Republic Kitchen and Bar is Texas proud with bold flavors

From the decor to menu item names, Leander’s Republic Kitchen and Bar is Texas proud.

“It’s a Texas-inspired neighborhood bar and grill,” owner Trey Wolslager said. “A lot of the things we do is obviously very Texas heavy, ... Texas comfort food.”

New Braunfels

New Braunfels landmark Krause's Café evolves to serve a growing community

When Ron Snider bought New Braunfels restaurant Krause's Cafe in 2000, with it came a long history of feeding generations of locals and visitors.

Northwest Austin

Guy Fieri’s Flavortown Kitchen opens inside ghost kitchen space and 6 other new restaurants to check out in Northwest Austin

Guy Fieri, national restaurateur and Food Network icon, this winter opened a location of Guy Fieri’s Flavortown Kitchen at 3612 Tudor Blvd., Austin, near the Gateway Center. The restaurant operates out of a ghost kitchen space and serves food to go, including burgers, wings, salads and appetizers such as cheesesteak egg rolls.

North Austin cafe Turnstile Coffee, Beer and Spirits expands with kitchen space

Nearly a full year after Turnstile Coffee, Beer and Spirits temporarily closed one day after it opened due to the coronavirus pandemic, the North Austin watering hole has announced it is expanding its operation.

Round Rock

The Kebab Shop to bring Mediterranean fare to Round Rock this summer

The Kebab Shop will open a Round Rock location at 2800 S. I-35, Ste. 304, Round Rock, this summer. The restaurant has locations in east Austin and the Arboretum, with menu items including falafel, kebabs, carved chicken, carved lamb/beef, wraps and salads.

Cork & Barrel to celebrate Round Rock opening this March

Cork & Barrel Craft Kitchen + Microbrewery will celebrate the grand opening of its Round Rock location March 17. Located at 4000 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock, Cork & Barrel offers a wine cellar, a microbrewery and an outdoor beer garden.

Ali Linan, Lauren Canterberry, Iain Oldman and Kelsey Thompson contributed to this report.


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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)
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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.