12 businesses featured in New Braunfels in 2020

Many classes offered at Gypsy Waltz use far infrared radiant heating. (Lauren Canterberry/Community Impact Newspaper)
Many classes offered at Gypsy Waltz use far infrared radiant heating. (Lauren Canterberry/Community Impact Newspaper)

Many classes offered at Gypsy Waltz use far infrared radiant heating. (Lauren Canterberry/Community Impact Newspaper)

New Braunfels is home to many businesses that offer services, products and experiences for the community. Here is a look at 12 local businesses featured by Community Impact Newspaper in 2020.

Gruene Records: Rock duo finds new sound in this budding recording studio

The Barn: Pottery store offers handcrafted ceramics in historic Gruene

D Pad: New Braunfels gaming store breathes new life into classics

Gypsy Waltz: Classes teach balance, confidence, growth through exercise


Stars and Stripes: Drive-in cinema offers family-friendly entertainment under the stars in New Braunfels

Lot 59: A vintage store built on historic roots

Gruene Hat Co.: Hat shop works with customers to express their personal style

My Magic Mud: New Braunfels business has taken home remedies to a global stage

Dry Comal Creek: Winery and vineyard is home to food-paired wine tastings and varietals

River Rose: Local boutique brings new styles to the New Braunfels area and beyond
By Lauren Canterberry
Lauren began covering New Braunfels for Community Impact Newspaper in 2019. Her reporting focuses on education, development, breaking news and community interest stories. Lauren is originally from South Carolina and is a graduate of the University of Georgia.


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