Seafood spot opens in The Domain; All Star Liquor now serving Georgetown and more Central Texas news

Plank Seafood Provisions opened inside The Domain in late March. (Courtesy Richard Casteel)
Plank Seafood Provisions opened inside The Domain in late March. (Courtesy Richard Casteel)

Plank Seafood Provisions opened inside The Domain in late March. (Courtesy Richard Casteel)

Read the latest business and community news from the Central Texas area.

Northwest Austin

Sustainable seafood spot opens its doors and 3 other new restaurants to follow in The Domain

Omaha-based Plank Seafood Provisions opened its doors to customers March 29 at 11410 Century Oaks Terrace, Ste. 136, Austin, in The Domain. First announced in late 2019, Plank Seafood Provisions offers lunch and dinner menus with responsibly sourced fish, roe and shellfish.

Central Austin

Greek eatery Simi Estiatorio heads downtown, plus more businesses and developments coming to Central Austin

Greek restaurant Simi Estiatorio is set to open this spring at 601 Congress Ave., Austin. Executive Chef Diego Sanchez will helm the kitchen, which will serve brunch, lunch, dinner and late-night food. The restaurant will have a wine room and a private dining space.

Leander-Cedar Park

Müv Dance & Fitness now open in Leander

Müv Dance & Fitness celebrated its grand opening in Leander on April 11. The business relocated from Cedar Park growing from five studios to eight and expanding its fitness classes. It is located at 1717 Scottsdale Drive, Leander.


All Star Liquor now open in Georgetown

All Star Liquor opened in Georgetown on Feb. 2. The liquor store offers a variety of liquor, wine and beer. It is located at 1011 Leander Road, Ste. 102, Georgetown.

Rock Collision Center to open second location in Georgetown

Rock Collision Center is opening its second location in Georgetown on May 4. The auto collision repair shop will be located at 608 Leander Road, Georgetown. The repair shop's services include auto collision repairs as well as bumper, dent and hail damage repairs.

Online retailer Lily Belle now open in Georgetown

Georgetown-owned business Lilly Belle opened in February. The shop is online and sells hand-cut leather earrings each made with high-quality materials and unique intention and meaning.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle

JAMS Music in San Marcos to close by end of April

JAMS Music, which opened in 2018 on Thanksgiving weekend, is closing permanently by the end of April at its location at 1508 Aquarena Springs Drive, San Marcos.

Oldham Family Orthodontics now open in Kyle

Oldham Family Orthodontics opened a new practice in January at 115 Kohlers Crossing, Ste. 350, Kyle. The practice provides comprehensive orthodontic treatment of braces and Invisalign to children and adults of all ages.

New Braunfels

Face coverings no longer mandatory in New Braunfels city facilities

Officials revisited a temporary policy requiring masks to be worn by staff, visitors and customers at New Braunfels city facilities and decided to rescind the policy.

Iain Oldman, Ali Linan, Olivia Aldridge, Fernanda Figueroa and Brian Rash contributed to this report.


Tents have become a common sight throughout Austin including along Cesar Chavez Street downtown, but with the passage of Proposition B the city may now consider moving unsheltered homeless individuals to designated sites. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin City Hall notebook: Designated campsites for the homeless are back on the table

City staff had previously dismissed developing official camping locations in 2019, but new directives from City Council this week could revive the concept in Austin.

Wag-A-Bag is headquartered in Round Rock. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)
Wag-A-Bag to operate under new ownership, name; Austin, TxDOT at odds over I-35 overhaul; and more top Central Texas news

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Stephanie Hayden-Howard will become an assistant city manager in Austin on May 10. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Role changes coming for health officials leading Austin-Travis County COVID-19 efforts

Dr. Desmar Walkes will take over as Austin's next medical director and local health authority as Dr. Mark Escott and Stephanie Hayden-Howard transition to new roles with the city.

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TxDOT to demolish I-35 ramp in North Austin early Saturday morning

State crews will perform controlled implosions of the northbound I-35 to northbound US 183 flyover between 6-8 a.m. in the morning on May 8 and May 15.

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What a potential election recount would look like at Pflugerville ISD

A race to determine a seat on the Pflugerville ISD board of trustees is separated by only 2 votes. What happens if a recount is requested? Read here to find out.

Pflugerville ISD administrative building
Facing possible budget constraints, Pflugerville ISD exploring energy conservation program

District officials are mulling over a program that may save the district more than $2 million in utility costs.

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Pflugerville ISD officials working to get off-schedule middle school construction back on track

The contractor on the Bohls Middle School project has requested an extension on the timeline to substantially complete construction.

A pilot Austin Police Department cadet class is now set to commence in June under an updated training regimen and with additional city and community oversight on the APD academy's culture and curriculum. (John Cox/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin City Council votes to restart APD cadet training in June, with framework for ongoing reviews of pilot academy

The Austin Police Department's 144th cadet class will now kick off training next month, with continued oversight of APD's instruction and culture throughout the 34-week academy process.

Here are the most recent coronavirus updates from Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)
Here is what you need to know about COVID-19 in Williamson County

Here are the most recent coronavirus updates from Williamson County.

A sign advertises a property for rent in Austin on May 6. Local eviction orders remain in place through August 1 protecting most tenants from eviction. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Local eviction moratoriums remain in effect despite federal judge’s decision

The May 5 ruling from a U.S. District Court judge striking down a federal moratorium does not affect orders in place in Austin or Travis County.