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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Proposed developments on the annexation properties include a multifamily development and a storage facility. (Evelin Garcia/Community Impact Newspaper)
San Marcos approves two annexations

Proposed developments on the annexation properties include a multifamily development and a storage facility.

Early voting opens Dec. 3 for runoff elections for Austin City Council and the Austin ISD board of trustees. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin runoff elections: Who is on the ballot, where to vote and when polls are open

Polls open at 7 a.m. Dec. 3 for early voting in the runoff election. Two Austin City Council positions and two Austin ISD board seats are open.

An additional 159 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus were reported in Williamson County on Dec. 2. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
159 coronavirus cases, 1 death reported in Williamson County on Dec. 2

Here is what you need to know today about coronavirus in Williamson County.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Dec. 2 that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has allotted 1.4 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccines to the state of Texas. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
First allotment of COVID-19 vaccinations expected to arrive in Texas in mid-December

About 1.4 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccines have been allotted to the state of Texas and will arrive the week of Dec. 14.

Frontyard Brewing opened Nov. 14 in Spicewood. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)
New brewery opens in Spicewood and more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community updates from Central Texas.

Kinder Morgan Vice President Alan Fore addresses Kyle City Council on Dec. 1. (Screenshot courtesy city of Kyle)
City of Kyle accepts $1.38 million payment as part of Kinder Morgan pipeline settlement

Kyle officials accepted a $1.375 million payment as part of a 2019 settlement agreement between the city, the Permian Highway Pipeline LLC and Kinder Morgan Texas Pipeline LLC.

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12 things to do in Cedar Park and Leander this December

Here are December events, donation opportunities and holiday performances in Cedar Park and Leander.

The proposal from Aspen Heights Partners would place two towers—one residential and one office—on the downtown tract. (Courtesy Austin Economic Development Department)
Two towers, 590,000 square feet of housing and office space on table for former HealthSouth property in downtown Austin

The 1.7-acre downtown tract is among the most valuable undeveloped areas in the city's portfolio.

Buda City Council adopted a temporary curbside pickup program Dec. 1. (Screenshot courtesy city of Buda)
Buda adopts curbside pickup program for historic downtown area

A temporary curbside program designed to help small businesses in Historic Downtown Buda has been approved by city officials.

See how COVID-19 impacted Williamson County in November. (Community Impact staff)
See how COVID-19 impacted Williamson County in November

Williamson County added more than 3,400 confirmed coronavirus cases in November, according to Williamson County and Cities Health District data.

From breakfast tacos and migas to tamales and chimichangas, Santiago's Tex-Mex and Cantina has doubled its Mexican and Tex-Mex offerings with the opening of its second Round Rock location. (Kelsey Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Santiago's Tex-Mex and Cantina opens 2nd Round Rock location and 3 other business updates

From breakfast tacos and migas to tamales and chimichangas, Santiago's Tex-Mex and Cantina has doubled its Mexican and Tex-Mex offerings with the opening of its second Round Rock location.