Here is the most recent business news from the Lake Travis-Westlake area.
1. Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation celebrated the opening of its specialized Day Neuro Program with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov. 18 at 200 Medical Drive, Lakeway. The new program offers treatment to help individuals transition to life at home following a stroke, brain injury or other neurologic event and is the only one of its kind in the area, according to a press release from Baylor Scott & White. The center features a spacious gym, advanced equipment and technologies, and a training kitchen and computer lab. 512-263-4578. www.bswrehab.com
2. Frontyard Brewing celebrated the opening of its first public taproom Nov. 14 at 4514 Bob Wire Road, Spicewood. The 9-acre site is shared with 5 Soul Wine Co., which is set to celebrate its grand opening Dec. 5. Frontyard Brewing features 16 different beers ranging from a coffee milk stout to a honey blonde kolache and others. The location features a spacious outdoor area with firepits, pickleball courts, a children’s play area and socially distant seating options. 512-772-2600. www.frontyardbrewing.com
3. Environmental nonprofit organization Hill Country Conservancy will celebrate its 20th anniversary Dec. 5 with a virtual commemoration featuring CEO George Cofer. Located at 5524 Bee Caves Road, Austin, Hill Country Conservancy works to protect critical habitats, provide recreational access and promote conversation throughout the Greater Austin area, according to the organization’s website. 512-328-2481. www.hillcountryconservancy.org
4. Lone Star Jacks BBQ will celebrate its grand opening Dec. 5 at 3620 S. RM 620, Bee Cave. The restaurant is owned by husband and wife Tevin Jackson and Nichole Denby-Jackson—former University of Texas athletes who previously ran Winners BBQ in Pflugerville. The location was previously set to open in March, but the timeline was adjusted for delays caused by the coronavirus. 512-551-3772. www.lonestarbbq.com