Read the latest business and community news from Central Texas.
Steakhouse debuts in Northwest Austin and 5 other restaurant openings to know
New Northwest Austin restaurant Bashaw’s Steakhouse & Seafood first opened its doors to customers in late November.
Easy Tiger to open East Austin location in early February
After closing its original Sixth Street location and opening in South Austin this fall, local bake shop, restaurant and beer garden Easy Tiger is expanding to East Austin in early February.
Public can weigh in on Project Connect rail, bus lines in late January, early February
After Austin voters passed Project Connect, a $7.1 billion public transportation expansion, in November, the first task for Capital Metro and the city was to put in place the government board that would oversee contract approvals. That happened in December when the members of the Austin Transit Partnership were announced.
The next step involves public engagement.
New Sweetgreen location and 4 more businesses coming to downtown Austin, the Drag
Sweetgreen opened a second Austin location at 2234 Guadalupe St. on Dec. 21.
South Austin business news: Pinthouse Brewing opens, new Precision Camera & Video coming soon and more
Pinthouse Brewing opened its new location at 2201 E. Ben White Blvd., Austin, on Jan. 6. This is the fourth location for the local brewery and restaurant.
Marzioli Studio replaces Hill Country Galleria's Toni&Guy hair salon
Toni&Guy, a London-based hair salon chain within the Hill Country Galleria, is under new ownership as of Jan. 6 and was rebranded as Marzioli Studio.
Sip ‘n’ Stain leaves Georgetown Square while Hydrate moves in
Sip ‘n’ Stain Georgetown is leaving its brick-and-mortar location on the Georgetown Square and moving the business to a mobile format on Feb. 1, bringing workshops directly to customers, according to the business's Facebook page.
Nancy's Sky Garden returning to Georgetown
Nancy’s Sky Garden is returning to Georgetown after closing in June.
H-E-B launches COVID-19 vaccine registration portal, but awaits additional doses
H-E-B launched a registration portal for people seeking coronavirus vaccines Jan. 8. As of Jan. 11, the Texas grocery store and pharmacy chain was still awaiting another shipment of vaccines before appointments are made available through the portal.
Jack Flagler, Iain Oldman, Olivia Aldridge, Amy Rae Dadamo and Ali Linan contributed to this report.