Z'Tejas to open in Avery Ranch; butcher, deli to open in Dripping Springs and more Central Texas news

Z'Tejas' chorizo dumplings are served on the Arboretum location's porch. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Z'Tejas' chorizo dumplings are served on the Arboretum location's porch. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Z'Tejas' chorizo dumplings are served on the Arboretum location's porch. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)

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

Northwest Austin

Austin restaurant group Z'Tejas to open new Avery Ranch location

Z’Tejas announced plans in mid-April to open a third Austin location at 14900 Avery Ranch Blvd., Austin, in fall 2021.

Local business leaders say The Domain continues to drive growth in North Austin market



As the face and skyline of the Burnet Road corridor continue to evolve, The Domain is continuing to attract large-scale employers and drive competition in the North Austin real estate market, according to local business leaders.

Georgetown

Second Hydrate location now open in Georgetown


Hydrate opened its second Georgetown location on the Square on April 6. Hydrate is a healthy food eatery and smoothie bar that sells andwiches, kombucha and dry goods. It is located at 711 S. Main St., Georgetown, while the first location is on Williams Drive.

Southwest Austin

Turcotte Butchers & Delicatessen opening in Dripping Springs, a furniture store reopens and more Southwest Austin business news


Turcotte Butchers & Delicatessen will hold a grand opening April 25 at 100 Commons Road, Dripping Springs. The new butcher shop will offer local cuts of meat including ribeyes, strip steaks, pork loin, ribs and ground beef as well as marinated meats and deli meats.

Ear piercing studio Studs, more businesses open their doors in South Austin

Ear-piercing parlor Studs Studio opened April 14 at 1510 S. Congress Ave., Austin. The business offers “safe, clean, curated needle ear piercings,” currently by appointment only.

New Braunfels

The Downtowner Bar & Kitchen reopens in New Braunfels after yearlong closure

For some New Braunfels businesses, declining local cases of COVID-19 and loosening restrictions have paved the way for a return to more regular hours of operation.

More than one year after closing its doors during the coronavirus pandemic, The Downtowner Bar & Kitchen officially reopened April 8.

Nicholas Cicale, Ali Linan, Iain Oldman, Lauren Canterberry and Olivia Aldridge contributed to this report.