Final Leander Springs agreement on City Council docket; COVID-19 delays Armadillo Day and more Central Texas news

Leander City Council approved the first reading of the zoning change Dec. 17. (Rendering courtesy city of Leander)
Leander City Council approved the first reading of the zoning change Dec. 17. (Rendering courtesy city of Leander)

Leander City Council approved the first reading of the zoning change Dec. 17. (Rendering courtesy city of Leander)

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Cedar Park-Leander

Leander Springs agreement, zoning approval to be considered Jan. 21


The 78-acre mixed-use project will have retail, restaurant, entertainment, hospitality, office and residential components.

Cedar Park Public Library reaches 40th anniversary


The library first opened at the Cedar Park Plaza Shopping Center in 1981.

24 restaurants to try in Cedar Park and Leander

Check out a list of restaurants that opened in Cedar Park and Leander in 2020 or are coming in 2021.

Lake Travis-Westlake

Armadillo Day to stay in hibernation due to COVID-19 pandemic


Health precautions delayed an annual event celebrating Texas culture.

New York natives serve traditional pies in Texas

The restaurant is set to open a second location for dine-in service.

Check out 30 restaurants that arrived in the Lake Travis-Westlake area in 2020

Community Impact Newspaper gathered a list of 30 restaurants that opened in the Lake Travis-Westlake area in 2020 or are coming soon in 2021.

Round Rock

Sheppard Street designated to honor Martin Luther King Jr. by Round Rock City Council

To honor the accomplishments of Martin Luther King Jr. and the historic strides made on Sheppard Street, the Round Rock City Council approved a resolution to designate the street in his memory.

Georgetown

Georgetown State of the City event to be held virtually


All residents participating in the event will be entered to win one of several prizes, including a one-year family pass to the Georgetown Recreation Center and one-year passes to Garey Park.

The Exchange of Georgetown relocates on the Georgetown Square

The Exchange of Georgetown relocated in early January.

Northwest Austin

Pressed Juicery now open in North Austin and 7 other new businesses in The Domain and Domain Northside

Check out the latest news on restaurants and businesses new to The Domain and Domain Northside in North Austin.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle

Expansive mural celebrating diversity unveiled in downtown San Marcos

A large mural celebrating diversity has been unveiled in downtown San Marcos at the intersection of Martin Luther King Drive and LBJ Drive on a prominent brick wall of the Crossroads Building.

Greg Perliski, Amy Rae Dadamo, Taylor Girtman, Sally Grace Holtgrieve, Claire Ricke, Ali Linan, Iain Oldman and Brian Rash contributed to this report.