Inaugural interactive light festival coming soon to Bee Cave and more Central Texas updates

Festival attendees will have access to augmented reality artworks throughout the galleria. (Courtesy Bee Cave Arts Foundation)
Festival attendees will have access to augmented reality artworks throughout the galleria. (Courtesy Bee Cave Arts Foundation)

Festival attendees will have access to augmented reality artworks throughout the galleria. (Courtesy Bee Cave Arts Foundation)

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Lake Travis-Westlake

New interactive light festival generates buzz in Bee Cave


Nonprofit arts organization the Bee Cave Arts Foundation is gearing up for its first annual light festival, Buzzfest, which will take place at the Hill Country Galleria.

Fluff Meringues & More opens pop-up at The Wayback and more Lake Travis-Westlake-area business news


Here is the most recent business news from the Lake Travis-Westlake area.

Cedar Park-Leander

HTeaO to open in Cedar Park on Dec. 4 and 3 more local business updates


The store will sell 24 types of iced green and black tea with flavored and unflavored options and a fresh fruit bar to add fruit to the tea.

Doghouse Drinkery and Dog Park in Leander to permanently close, plus 2 more local business updates

The business announced the closure Nov. 16.

Round Rock-Pflugerville-Hutto

MasFajitas restaurant relocating within Round Rock and 4 other business updates


The Mexican restaurant will be moving to a new location across the street from Kalahari Resorts & Conventions.

Flix Brewhouse closes in Round Rock 'until further notice,' citing pandemic

This is the second time this year that the local movie theater has had to close.

Round Rock H-E-B unveils new look with curbside pickup, expanded departments

The renovated grocery store in Round Rock now has 1,800 more options for shoppers.

Pflugerville repurposes annual Pfestival of Lights as drive-thru event

The annual event includes decorations, holiday lights, a Christmas tree viewing, singing carolers and goodie bags for attendees.

Central Austin

East Austin business updates: Mueller gets a new park, Blue Owl Brewing celebrates 5 years and more


Jessie Andrews Park is now open in Mueller.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle

Mamacita's San Marcos location to close indefinitely due to COVID-19 uncertainty


The Mamacita's Restaurant location in San Marcos will close indefinitely due to what representatives described as uncertainty centered on the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Poco Loco Supermercado location in Buda now open

The new Poco Loco Supermercado location at 1487 Old Goforth Road, Buda, officially opened Nov. 13.

New Braunfels

Headwaters at the Comal to host annual Evening of Lights with social distancing measures in place


The Headwaters at the Comal’s annual Evening of Lights event gives visitors an opportunity to take a self-guided walk along paths lit by luminarias.

Amy Rae Dadamo, Taylor Girtman, Olivia Aldridge, Kelsey Thompson, Brian Rash and Lauren Canterberry contributed to this report.


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The Austin Trail of Lights will open nighly from Nov. 28 through Dec. 31. (Courtesy Trail of Lights Foundation)
PHOTOS: Austin Trail of Lights returns to Zilker Park this week

The traditional holiday light show is open from Nov. 28 through New Year's Eve.

Manor Market Refillery relocated to 331 W. Hopkins St., San Marcos, on Nov. 24. (Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper)
Manor Market Refillery relocates in San Marcos

The shop aims to reduce waste with sustainable products.

The proposed redraw of the Williamson County redistricting map. (Courtesy Williamson County)
Williamson County commissioners approve new precinct maps

After a decade of record growth, Williamson County found itself having to redistrict its four precincts following the completion of the 2020 census, a task it completed in November and will take effect on Jan. 1.

Commissioners on Nov. 22 voted to approve a density change to preliminary plans for The Preserve, a neighborhood that city documents said could include 565 single-family homes at the northeast corner of Teel and Panther Creek Parkways. (Courtesy city of Frisco)
CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Neighborhood near PGA Frisco could see larger lots; ERCOT says Texas power grid ready for expected winter demand and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Nov. 24.

21 Plus Liquor opened late November at 635 University Blvd., Ste. 130, Round Rock. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)
21Plus Liquor now open in Round Rock

21 Plus Liquor opened late November at 635 University Blvd., Ste. 130, Round Rock.

curry pizza house chicken tikka
Indian-fusion pizza restaurant opening in Cedar Park

Curry Pizza House's menu includes traditional and Indian-fusion pizzas such as chicken tikka, curry chicken masala and tandoori chicken pizzas.

The utility's board of directors will vote on the proposed changes at December's meeting. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
PEC members ask board to not raise solar rates

The utility's board of directors will vote on the proposed changes at December's meeting.

Local and state officials have made statements welcoming Samsung to Taylor following the announcement that the city will be home to its new $17 billion semiconductor fabrication plant. (Courtesy KXAN)
State, local officials react to Texas governor, Samsung joint announcement

Local and state officials have made statements welcoming Samsung to Taylor following the announcement that the city will be home to its new $17 billion semiconductor fabrication plant. 

Austin City Council will meet for a work session dedicated to housing affordability discussions Nov. 30. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Austin City Hall notebook: Council set for dive into housing, development after Thanksgiving break

A Nov. 30 work session could see city leaders work through a range of adjustments to city development code, rules and processes.

The new initiative will build the communities capacity to address homelessness along with collecting data from people who have increased access to those in need. (Olivia Aldridge/Community Impact Newspaper)
ECHO, St. David's Foundation launch new program to build a community approach to homelessness

The program aims to address inequities in traditional homelessness response.