Mi Frijoles restaurant to open in New Braunfels and more popular Central Texas news

Mi Frijoles Taco Shop will open in New Braunfels in October. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Mi Frijoles Taco Shop will open in New Braunfels in October. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Mi Frijoles Taco Shop will open in New Braunfels in October. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Read some of the past week's most popular news from Central Texas.

Mi Frijoles to open brick-and-mortar restaurant in New Braunfels

Mi Frijoles Taco Shop will open a new restaurant on South Union Avenue in New Braunfels in early October. The taco cart and catering operation specializes in breakfast tacos, specialty tacos, carne asada, and handmade flour and corn tortillas.

Construction to begin in September on new $24 million Capital Metro rail station across from The Domain

Brandywine Realty Trust is in the midst of developing the site of the current IBM campus in North Austin, directly across from the Domain, into a mixed-use development with more than 2,000 housing units and more than 1 million additional square feet of office space.



This fall, work will begin on a rail station on Capital Metro's Red Line to serve that future mixed-use community, proposed to be named Uptown ATX.

Dallas Cowboys-affiliated gym to open and 3 other Pflugerville business updates

How 'bout them Cowboys? Soon you will be able to train like one following Pflugerville's announcement of an upcoming luxury gym affiliated with the NFL team.

Ahead of Hurricane Laura, Central Texas counties preparing to shelter Gulf Coast evacuees

As the Gulf Coast prepares for Hurricane Laura—a Category 1 storm that is forecast to make landfall Aug. 27 in southeast Texas or Louisiana—Central Texas agencies have activated the Capital Area Shelter Hub Plan to help those evacuating.

New Braunfels annexes 44 acres in plan for low-density residential development

New Braunfels’ city limits will expand to include a 44.02-acre property located on the west side of FM 1044 between Green Valley Road and Weil Road, near the city’s proposed 150-acre sports complex site.

The property owners, 1044 Land Partners LLC, requested that the land be annexed into city limits, and City Council approved the request at its Aug. 24 meeting.

Lauren Canterberry, Jack Flagler, Kelsey Thompson and Nicholas Cicale contributed to this report.



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Face coverings are now required for those entering polling places in Texas during the general election. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Citing racial discrimination, district court judge voids exemption to face covering order for voters, poll workers

A district judge's decision sided with arguments that an exemption to the statewide face covering order violated the Voting Rights Act due to disproportionate effects of COVID-19 for Black and Latino Americans.

From left: Tanya Perez, Mary Ann Labowski and Shelley Bujnoch gathered for the Día de los Muertos painting party. (Lauren Canterberry/Community Impact Newspaper)
After canceling the Día de los Muertos Festival, the New Braunfels Hispanic Business Alliance created a new way to celebrate

The HBA is partnering with Stars and Stripes Drive-In Theatre to show "Coco" as part of a Día de los Muertos celebration.

The New Braunfels MarketPlace is home to over 30 businesses. (Lauren Canterberry/Community Impact Newspaper)
Several businesses are coming soon to the New Braunfels MarketPlace

The shopping center will soon be home to BBVA Bank, SynergenX and the new location of Ernesto's Jewelry.

The Diabetes & Metabolic Wellness Center, located at 66 Gruene Park Drive, Ste. 210, New Braunfels, is now open. (Courtesy The Diabetes & Metabolic Wellness Center)
State-of-the-art diabetes center now open in New Braunfels

The Diabetes & Metabolic Wellness Center, located at 66 Gruene Park Drive, Ste. 210, New Braunfels, is now open.

Customers can order Goodstock Angus and Goodstock Black Label beef, including ribeye steaks, strip steaks, filets and ground chuck. (Courtesy Nolan Ryan brands)
Nolan Ryan expands Round Rock-based butcher business and more Central Texas news

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New Braunfels Utilities plans to raise water rates over each of the next three years. (Warren Brown/Community Impact Newspaper)
New Braunfels Utilities’ 3-year rate increases approved by City Council

A proposed utility rate increase plan, created to help fund over 100 New Braunfels Utilities capital improvement projects currently underway or in design, was approved Oct. 26.

Residents are encouraged to practice social distancing during Halloween activities. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Comal County Public Health releases Halloween safety guidelines as local case rates remain steady

Comal County officials are urging residents to follow health and safety guidelines during trick-or-treating and other holiday activities to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Over 10% more students returned to campus in New Braunfels ISD and Comal ISD at the start of the second nine-week grading period than did at the beginning of the school year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
More than 4,000 more NBISD, CISD students return to campus for second nine-week period

Over 10% more students returned to campus in New Braunfels ISD and Comal ISD at the start of the second nine-week grading period than did at the beginning of the school year.

East West Manufacturing will retain 30 jobs and create an additional 30 new jobs for a total of 60 full-time jobs in Round Rock over five years, according to an economic incentive agreement signed Oct. 22. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Round Rock to add 60 jobs and more Central Texas news

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The new shopping center is now available for lease. (Lauren Canterberry/Community Impact Newspaper)
New Braunfels hot spot: 5 businesses now open or coming soon at County Line Retail center

A new retail center located at 1187 W. County Line Road is now open, and suites are available for lease.