Nightingale Bistro to open in Lark & Owl Booksellers and more Georgetown business news

The new Nightingale Bistro will open inside Lark & Owl Booksellers on Dec. 10. (Courtesy Nightingale Bistro)
The new Nightingale Bistro will open inside Lark & Owl Booksellers on Dec. 10. (Courtesy Nightingale Bistro)

The new Nightingale Bistro will open inside Lark & Owl Booksellers on Dec. 10. (Courtesy Nightingale Bistro)

Here is the latest in Georgetown business news.

1. The new Nightingale Bistro will open inside Lark & Owl Booksellers on Dec. 10. The restaurant replaces Bistro at Lark and Owl with menu items of cauliflower steak with romesco sauce, mushroom pate with Easy Tiger baguette and the bistro burger, among others. During its opening weekend, the restaurant will be open for dinner Dec. 10-11 and lunch and dinner Dec. 12-13. Regular hours will be Thursdays through Sundays 9 a.m.-10 p.m. beginning Dec. 17. The bistro is located at 205 W. Sixth St., Ste. 101a, Georgetown. 512-677-5513. www.nightingalebistro.com


2. Furniture business 180 Office Solutions relocated from Round Rock to Georgetown on Jan. 1 and plans to close its Round Rock location around Feb. 1. Located at 3879 E. University Ave., Ste. 101, Georgetown, 180 Office Solutions sells new and used office furniture including desks; tables; outdoor furniture; seating; and return-to-office safeguards of plexiglass, desk separators and more. 512-992-0392. www.180office.com

3. The Williamson County and Cities Health District has received $20,000 in All Together ATX grant funding for its Resilient Wilco program, a group that aims to mitigate the impact of toxic stress by building emotional resiliency and social connection among the Williamson County community, according to a Dec. 8 news release. Resilient Wilco also provides training, consultation and trauma-informed support to local organizations working to reduce the impact of adverse childhood experiences and build a more resilient future for community members, according to the release. The grant was part of a total $3.5 million that was given by United Way of Greater Austin and the Austin Community Foundation to area organizations. The WCCHD Georgetown location is at 100 W. Third St., Georgetown. 512-943-3680. www.wcchd.org

4. The Georgetown ISD Education Foundation awarded nearly $13,000 in grants to teachers at 12 GISD campuses on Nov. 30, according to a news release. The foundation holds two grant cycles annually, where teachers are invited to submit ideas for innovative programming that might not otherwise be funded in the current budget cycle. Fall grants are awarded to individual teachers for projects up to $500 each. Spring grants may be funded up to $5,000 and are the collaborative efforts of more than one teacher or staff member. The foundation is located at 507 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-943-1886. www.gisdedfound.org
By Ali Linan
Ali Linan began covering Georgetown for Community Impact Newspaper in 2018. Her reporting focuses on education and Williamson County. Ali hails from El Paso and graduated from Syracuse University in 2017.


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