Best of 2021: Here are the most read Northwest Austin Impacts of the year

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Z'Tejas announced in April plans to open a location in Avery Ranch. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Z'Tejas announced in April plans to open a location in Avery Ranch. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Every month in Community Impact Newspaper's print edition, our Impacts section highlights businesses and restaurants that have recently opened or are coming soon to the community.

This list includes the top 10 Northwest Austin Impacts by online pageviews.

1. Austin restaurant group Z'Tejas to open new Avery Ranch location (April 14)

2. Locally owned breakfast cafe opens, dim sum hot spot closes in North Austin and 5 other restaurant updates (March 26)

3. Guy Fieri’s Flavortown Kitchen opens inside ghost kitchen space and 6 other new restaurants to check out in Northwest Austin (March 8)

4. Apple employees to move into new Northwest Austin campus in 2022 (April 26)

5. Ascension Texas breaks ground on first children’s hospital in Williamson County (May 13)

6. Dell Children’s will break ground on new Northwest Austin hospital this spring (Feb. 4)

7. Downtown hotspot Gabriela’s announces two new North Austin restaurants (Feb. 24)

8. Rolling Rooster opens second Northwest Austin location (July 9)

9. Austin Habitat for Humanity ReStore opening new location in Northwest Austin later this summer (May 3)

10. California tech company for deaf and hard of hearing community relocates HQ to Northwest Austin (Feb. 5)

For all news about businesses and restaurants that recently opened or are coming soon to Northwest Austin, visit
By Claire Shoop

Reporter, Sugar Land/Missouri City

Claire joined Community Impact Newspaper in September 2019 as the reporter for the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition and in December 2021 moved to Austin to become the reporter for the Northwest Austin edition. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2019 where she studied journalism, government and Arabic. While in school, Claire was a fellow for The Texas Tribune, worked for the student newspaper, The Daily Texan, and spent a semester in Washington, D.C. She enjoys playing cards with her family and listening to the Boss, Bruce Springsteen.