Dutch Bros Coffee coming to Hutto; Waterloo Park in Austin will open Aug. 14 and more Central Texas news

Dutch Bros Coffee serves hot, iced and blended coffee along with teas, lemonade and smoothies. (Courtesy Dutch Bros Coffee)
Dutch Bros Coffee serves hot, iced and blended coffee along with teas, lemonade and smoothies. (Courtesy Dutch Bros Coffee)

Dutch Bros Coffee serves hot, iced and blended coffee along with teas, lemonade and smoothies. (Courtesy Dutch Bros Coffee)

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Dutch Bros Coffee in Hutto to open in fall

The double lane drive-thru coffee shop is expected to open in September, according to Dave Burggraaf, managing director at Evergreen Commercial Real Estate. Dutch Bros. Coffee serves hot, iced and blended coffee along with teas, lemonade and smoothies.

Hutto Liquor to hold ribbon-cutting in July

The shop, which offers a variety of liquor and mixers, opened in late March.

Central Austin

Austinites share their hopes for Muny golf course's future

The city of Austin's possible rezoning of several University of Texas-owned properties throughout the city is now underway, and on June 22 Austin residents were granted their first opportunity to speak publicly on their desires for the future of West Austin's Brackenridge tracts, home of the historic Lions Municipal Golf Course, or Muny.

PHOTOS: Waterloo Park will open Aug. 14 with full-day festival, host Gary Clark Jr. for first ticketed concert Aug. 20

Waterloo Park, an 11-acre community recreation and event space on the eastern side of downtown Austin, will officially open to the public Aug. 14, nonprofit Waterloo Greenway Conservancy announced June 23.

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Kyle's Daily Grind now open

A variety of coffee, teas and other beverages are offered, which can be enjoyed in the shop or picked up in the drive-thru.


Georgetown Pediatrics hosts grand opening June 26

Georgetown Pediatrics staff helps with ADHD/ADD, asthma, allergies, annual wellness checks, behavioral health, breastfeeding, concussion and injuries, fever and sick visits, newborns, nutrition and obesity, sports physicals, and vaccines.

Lake Travis-Westlake

Bee Cave Orthodontics celebrates anniversary, Poke House opens in West Lake Hills and more business news

Bee Cave Orthodontics celebrated its five-year anniversary in June at 11412 Bee Cave Road, Ste. 300, Austin. The practice, operated by Dr. Adriana Da Silveira, offers a variety of orthodontic treatments including Invisalign, metal braces, ceramic braces and surgical orthodontics, according to the company’s website.

Megan Cardona, Ben Thompson, Warren Brown, Trent Thompson and Amy Rae Dadamo contributed to this report.


Bond updates and public comment guidelines were discussed at the latest Hutto City Council meeting. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)
ICYMI: Here are three topics discussed at the latest Hutto City Council meeting

From a bond update to a Brushy Creek Amphitheater sound study report, here are some topics to expect at the next Hutto City Council meeting, Aug. 5.

A rise in COVID-19 cases has Travis County back in stage 4. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Austin reverts to Stage 4 guidelines with rising delta variant cases

As delta variant COVID -19 cases are sending more young people to local ICUs, The Austin-Travis County Health Authority has moved the area back to guidelines that require masks indoors.

Dutch Bros Coffee's menu offers cold brews, Americanos, specialty espresso drinks, teas, smoothies and pastries, as well as its Blue Rebel Energy Drink. (Courtesy Dutch Bros Coffee)
Four businesses coming to Hutto in fall 2021

Need a coffee break? Dutch Bros Coffee and three other businesses are expected to have construction complete this fall.

Mortgage purchase applications are down year over year, but the Austin housing market remains hot. (Benton Graham/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin housing market still hot but showing signs of slowing down

Experts say that a decrease in mortgage purchase applications points to “a reversion back to norm” in the Austin housing market.

Improvements taking place at the intersection of Pecan Street and FM 685 will undergo a new phase of construction starting July 23. (Image courtesy city of Pflugerville)
Pecan Street-FM 685 intersection improvements to enter new construction phase, traffic patterns

Among the changes at that intersection, traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction on Pecan Street, and access to the H-E-B shopping center will be limited to the FM 685 and Old Austin-Hutto Road entrances only.

Peter Lake (left), chair of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and Brad Jones, interim president and CEO of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, provided an update on state regulators' electric grid redesign efforts in Austin on July 22. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Regulators: Texas electric grid prepared for potentially record-breaking demand next week; 'once-in-a-generation reforms' underway

The heads of the agencies in charge of the Texas electric grid met in Austin on July 22 to provide updates on their grid reform efforts.

Z'Tejas margarita
Where to celebrate National Tequila Day this year around Austin

From mezcal bars to frozen margarita specials, here is a list of places to celebrate National Tequila Day on July 24.

Solis Dental offers dental care for all ages and features streaming services on operatory TVs. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)
High-tech Solis Dental now open in Hutto

Does your dentist offer 3-D imaging? The now open Solis Dental offers high-tech dental services in Hutto.

WCCHD vaccination drive
Outside consultants to review programs, performance of Williamson County’s health district

The firm will review services and programs offered by the Williamson County and Cities Health District as well as the performance of different departments.

(Courtesy Vapor Station)
Vapor Station now open in Pflugerville

Vapor Station, located at 14905 Dessau Road Ste. 100, Pflugerville, opened June 1. The store sells a variety of products including vape devices, accessories, CBD and other oils, pipes, hookahs, vape starter kits and other merchandise.

Photo of a stack of masks
Austin Public Health says to mask up indoors, regardless of vaccination status

The Austin-Travis County community is on the "precipice" of Stage 4 pandemic risk, public health authority Dr. Desmar Walkes said.

The Pflugerville ISD board of trustees named Brandon Cardwell the new executive director of facilities and construction at the board's July 15 meeting. (Screen shot courtesy Pflugerville ISD)
Pflugerville ISD names new facilities and construction manager

In his new role Cardwell will provide oversight on construction projects for the district; provide guidance on custodial, maintenance and energy management services; and recruit and train department staff.