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

Williamson County

Williamson County vaccine providers open to Phase 1C

Williamson County will begin vaccinating individuals who qualify under Phase 1C, as determined by Texas Department of State Health Services, on March 15, according to a news release.

Leander-Cedar Park

Pet Paradise to build Cedar Park location

Pet Paradise has filed to build a facility in Cedar Park. The 20,225-square-foot location will include a vet clinic, grooming, a day camp, indoor kennels and outdoor play areas, according to state records. The company has not yet confirmed an opening timeline.


Ixchel Yoga now open in Georgetown

Ixchel Yoga began offering classes in November. The business offers several hourlong classes from beginner to intermediate-level yoga including breathwork, yoga stretch, Yin yoga and Vinyasa yoga. Ixchel Yoga classes take place inside Fact Fitness at 1019 W. University Ave., Ste. 100, Georgetown.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle

OMG Seafood's Louisiana pedigree contributes to sought after crawfish, shrimp in San Marcos

Shane Billiot has co-owned OMG Seafood since January 2018, and most recently opened a second shop—the first is located in Bryan—in December 2019 at 205 Moore St. in San Marcos.

Central Austin

Tarrytown Pharmacy seeks to vaccinate vulnerable groups who 'fly under the radar'

Austin’s Tarrytown Pharmacy is focused on getting COVID-19 vaccines to a population they say have been overlooked in Texas’ distribution effort—people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Northwest Austin

Springwoods Pool now open after repairs and 6 other Northwest Austin business updates to know

Springwoods Pool, located at 13320 Lyndhurst St., Austin, reopened March 9 after damages incurred during the winter storm were repaired, according to the Austin Parks & Recreation Department.

Southwest Austin

Sunset Valley farmers market closes to make way for new South Austin vaccination site

The Sustainable Food Center is temporarily closing its Sunset Valley farmers market at the Toney Burger Activity Center as Austin Public Health and Austin ISD convert the venue into a new vaccination site.

Lake Travis-Westlake

Vaqueros Cafe & Cantina to open a second location in Steiner Ranch

Vaqueros Cafe & Cantina will open a new location in the Steiner Ranch area in late summer. The Tex-Mex restaurant will open at a site under construction at 3810 N. Quinlan Park Road, Austin. Vaqueros Cafe & Cantina serves a variety of dishes, including fajitas, enchiladas and tacos made with homemade tortillas.

Ali Linan, Taylor Girtman, Brian Rash, Iain Oldman, Nicholas Cicale, Olivia Aldridge, Fernanda Figueroa and Amy Rae Dadamo contributed to this report.