Quarry Splash Pad to open in Southwest Williamson County Regional Park and more Central Texas news

The Quarry Splash Pad will open May 29. (Courtesy Williamson County)
The Quarry Splash Pad will open May 29. (Courtesy Williamson County)

The Quarry Splash Pad will open May 29. (Courtesy Williamson County)

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


The Quarry Splash Pad opens May 29

The Quarry Splash Pad, located in Southwest Williamson County Regional Park, is slated to open for the summer May 29.


Pflugerville to remove, decommission components near historic water tank

The city of Pflugerville will begin decommissioning and removing components surrounding the historic water tank starting June 13.

New gas station and convenience store now open in Hutto

Smart Stop gas station and convenience store opened at 1103 Ed Schmidt Blvd., Hutto, in late April. Snacks, cold beverages and alcohol can be purchased inside.

Southwest Austin

3 new retailers to open at Barton Creek Square Mall this summer

The Barton Creek Square Mall will see the addition of three new clothing retailers this summer.

A new tattoo removal shop, a milestone for El Alma and more South Austin business news

Mexican restaurant El Alma celebrates 10 years in business in June. El Alma, located at 1025 Barton Springs Road, will observe its anniversary with a fiesta June 24 from 6-9 p.m. featuring hors d'oeuvres and food stations with favorite items from the restaurant's menu, a ceviche bar and a queso fountain.

Round Rock

iTile opens La Frontera location in Round Rock

The specialty hard flooring retailer is based in Houston and family run. Each showroom offers stone, laminate and vinyl flooring, as well as bathroom faucets and fixtures such as bathtubs and sinks.

Northwest Austin

Austin FC releases transportation plan with details for off-site parking, rideshare drop-off zones

In anticipation of tens of thousands of fans set to converge on Q2 Stadium for Austin FC’s June home opener, the professional soccer club has released its comprehensive transportation plan for fans arriving and leaving the North Austin stadium site.

Ali Linan, Trent Thompson, Megan Cardona, Olivia Aldridge, Brooke Sjoberg and Iain Oldman contributed to this report.