Beer garden The Good Lot coming soon to Cedar Park and more Central Texas news

The beer garden The Good Lot will be located at 2500 W. New Hope Drive, Cedar Park, near Veterans Memorial Park. (Courtesy Unsplash)
The beer garden The Good Lot will be located at 2500 W. New Hope Drive, Cedar Park, near Veterans Memorial Park. (Courtesy Unsplash)

The beer garden The Good Lot will be located at 2500 W. New Hope Drive, Cedar Park, near Veterans Memorial Park. (Courtesy Unsplash)

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Cedar Park-Leander

Family-friendly beer garden coming to Cedar Park and 4 more local business updates


The Good Lot will serve local and specialty craft beers, wine and cider.

Creole oyster restaurant coming to Cedar Park in November


The oyster bar restaurant will open Nov. 19.

Round Rock-Pflugerville-Hutto

Trick or treat? Have your pick of both with 5 Round Rock, Pflugerville, Hutto Halloween events


Enjoy some fall-themed activities and eat your weight in candy this Halloween with five "spooktacular" Halloween events in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto.

Georgetown

New bridal shop Coreena’s Bridal Boutique and Coffee+Crisp coffee trailer open in Georgetown

Coreena’s Bridal Boutique and Coffee+Crisp have recently opened in Georgetown.

Georgetown swift water training facility Fathom Academy now consulting internationally

Owner Barton Bollfrass is helping establish similar swift water training tanks around the world.

Central Austin

After fire in June, Alta Alexander is eager to get back to East 12th Street and Altatudes soon


Alta Alexander is working to stay "top of mind" and opened up an online sales platform as she prepares to return to her storefront.

Now open in downtown Austin and The Drag: Moody's Kitchen + Bar, three new coffee shops and more

See which coffee shops, restaurants and bars recently opened in the downtown and West Campus areas of Austin.

After nearly getting into the smoothie business, Bird Bird Biscuit owners have found a niche with comfort food

Co-owners Brian Batch and Ryan McElroy met when Batch was working at Thunderbird Coffee, which McElroy owns. Next year, Bird Bird will open a location on Koenig Lane.

New Braunfels

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu New Braunfels opens new location


The new space opened for classes Oct. 3.

Lake Travis-Westlake

Sale of a home in Steiner Ranch to aid Austin families experiencing homeless


The Home Builders Association of Greater Austin celebrated the completion of its 2020 Benefit Home located in the Steiner Ranch area at 12512 Simmental Drive, Austin, during an Oct. 7 ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Amy Rae Dadamo, Lauren Canterberry, Jack Flagler, Taylor Girtman, Ali Linan and Kelsey Thompson contributed to this report.


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Pflugerville ISD officials discussed ESSER III federal grant funds during a June 17 meeting. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Tutoring and more staff emerge as popular uses for federal funding to Pflugerville ISD

Trustees discussed how to use federal relief funds called ESSER III.

Leander ISD is expected to add over 12,000 students in 10 years to its current population of 40,761 students. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Committee suggests $933M bond project list to Leander ISD board

The $933.4 million reccomendation includes elementary school, middle school, high school and districtwide projects.

Pflugerville ISD Chief Operating Officer Ed Ramos addressed the board regarding reducing utility costs during a June 17 meeting. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)
Pflugerville ISD moves to drastically reduce its utility costs

The district currently spends about $3.8 million in utility costs each year.

Leander Bryson farmstead
Leander to create plan to preserve Historic Bryson Farmstead

The city plans to improve the historic Leander property for public use.

Hays County Precinct 2 Commissioner Mark Jones speaks during the FM 2001 groundbreaking event. (Warren Brown/Community Impact Newspaper)
TxDOT breaks ground on Buda's FM 2001 project

A realignment of the roadway is intended to drastically improve safety on a section of FM 2001 in Buda while also adding bike lanes and sidewalks.

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Lakeway council to discuss proposal to build houses, extend Flint Rock Road

Development agreement between city and developer would identify right of way for road extension

Photo of a woman and girl walking the trail with the Austin skyline behind them
Travis County commits to electrify fleet, doubles down on climate goals

Commissioners directed staff this week to develop a plan to fully electrify Travis County's fleet of vehicles, a leading source of greenhouse gas emissions for the county.

Ghostletics Gym offers month-to-month memberships and day passes, and also offers on-site sports therapy. (Courtesy Ghostletics Gym)
Ghostletics Gym now open in Buda

Ghostletics Gym offers month-to-month memberships and day passes, and also offers on site sports therapy.

The 110.54 acre tract of land at the intersection of E. Palm Valley Boulevard and S. Kenney Fort Boulevard has been recommended for rezoning to urban style mixed use by the Round Rock Planning and Zoning Commission. (Courtesy City of Round Rock)
Round Rock Planning and Zoning Commission recommends approval of Kenney Fort planned unit development

A 110.54-acre PUD has been recommended for approval by the Round Rock Planning and Zoning Commission.

Courtesy QuikTrip
New QuikTrip convenience store coming to Pflugerville

Information from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation states construction of a new QuikTrip location at 3101 E. Pecan St., Pflugerville, is slated to be complete by Nov. 1.

The Bloomhouse—an 1,100-square-foot home in the hills of West Austin—was built in the 1970s by University of Texas architecture students for fellow student Dalton Bloom. It was featured in the Austin Weird Homes Tour of 2020. (Brian Perdue/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin Weird Homes Tour ends; Z’Tejas to close Arboretum restaurant and more Central Texas news

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Representatives from Continental and the City of New Braunfels signed a beam that will be used in the construction of the facility. (Lauren Canterberry/Community Impact Newspaper)
Continental breaks ground on manufacturing facility in New Braunfels

The 215,000-square-foot facility is anticipated to begin operations in late 2022.