See restaurant updates from NW Austin; Comal ISD removes mask requirement and more top Central Texas news

Fast-casual restaurant Humpty’s Wall of Breakfast celebrated its grand opening in North Austin on March 1. (Courtesy Humpty’s Wall)
Fast-casual restaurant Humpty’s Wall of Breakfast celebrated its grand opening in North Austin on March 1. (Courtesy Humpty’s Wall)

Fast-casual restaurant Humpty’s Wall of Breakfast celebrated its grand opening in North Austin on March 1. (Courtesy Humpty’s Wall)

Read the top business and community news from the past week in the Central Texas area.

Northwest Austin

Locally owned breakfast cafe opens, dim sum hot spot closes in North Austin and 5 other restaurant updates

Fast-casual restaurant Humpty’s Wall of Breakfast celebrated its grand opening March 1. The locally owned cafe, located at 8820 Burnet Road, Ste. 502, Austin, offers a build-your-own breakfast bowl menu alongside wraps, vegan dishes and some signature breakfast items.

Leander-Cedar Park



Tex-Mex restaurant opening in Avery Ranch area this fall

Tex-Mex restaurant Mama Betty’s Tex-Mex y Cantina plans to open in October in the Avery Ranch area.

New Braunfels

'You’re the only district in the San Antonio region that decided to make the change': Removal of mask requirement in Comal ISD draws support and criticism at board meeting

More than 100 students, parents and teachers gathered at Comal ISD’s March 25 board meeting to voice concerns and support for the trustees’ decision to remove the district’s mask requirement.

Williamson County

Williamson County disputes nearly $15K in added energy charges after winter storm

Following the Texas winter storm, Williamson County was charged at least $14,794 in added energy costs by Cavallo Energy Texas, which the county is disputing.

Statewide

Texas Senate passes bill mandating changes to state energy market in wake of winter storm

A bill that would put in place a litany of changes to the Texas power grid unanimously passed on the Senate floor March 29.

Iain Oldman, Taylor Girtman, Lauren Canterberry, Ali Linan and Jack Flagler contributed to this report.