Pustka Family Barbeque serving Hutto area; Indian restaurant coming to Cedar Park and more Central Texas news

Mark Pustka (left) helps Dustin Pustka with the food truck three to four days out of the six days it is open. (Photos by Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)
Mark Pustka (left) helps Dustin Pustka with the food truck three to four days out of the six days it is open. (Photos by Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)

Mark Pustka (left) helps Dustin Pustka with the food truck three to four days out of the six days it is open. (Photos by Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)

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


Pustka Family Barbeque serving walk-up brisket in Hutto

Although Dustin Pustka lives in Pflugerville, he and his dad chose to open in Hutto because it offered the small-town feel they liked. Since opening, the community has been supportive of their business, and word of mouth brings people from outside Hutto to the food truck, Dustin said.

Central Austin

Allegiant to open new operations base at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport later this year

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport announced that Allegiant Travel Co. will launch an operations base at the airport’s South Terminal this November.

Southwest Austin

South Austin neighborhood pool Big Stacy reopens April 6

Big Stacy Neighborhood Pool, located in the Travis Heights neighborhood at 700 E. Live Oak St., Austin, is reopening to the public April 6 after briefly closing for repairs.

New weekly farmers market approved for Sunday operations in South Austin

Vendors from the weekly Barton Creek Farmers Market will soon be launching a second market on Sundays in the city of Sunset Valley.

Leander-Cedar Park

Indian Delights restaurant opening in Cedar Park, plus 2 more business updates

Indian Delights will open a Cedar Park restaurant April 9 at 401 E. Whitestone Blvd., Ste. C106, Cedar Park. The Indian restaurant will serve vegetarian and nonvegetarian dishes such as soups, dosas, biryanis, curries and more.


Papa Frank's Barber Shop celebrates 10-year anniversary

Papa Frank's Barber Shop celebrated its 10-year anniversary in early April. The shop specializes in short styles and undercuts for men and women. The business also does designs, eyebrow services and hot towel shaves.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle

Kyle Vision Source moves to new location

Kyle Vision Source relocated March 29 to 5581 Kyle Centre Drive, Ste. 101, Kyle, from 5167 Kyle Centre Drive, Ste. 103, Kyle. The clinic offers comprehensive eye exams for children and adults as well as care for various eye conditions. Kyle Vision Source also sells designer eyewear and contact lenses.

Boss Orthodontics now open in Kyle

Boss Orthodontics opened its second location in mid-January at 844 Kohlers Crossing, Ste. 220, Kyle. The business offers comprehensive orthodontic treatments with the latest technology and research for children, adolescents and adults.

New Braunfels

Fast-approaching craft beer festival in New Braunfels needs volunteers

The Rotary Club of New Braunfels is still about 60 volunteers shy of its desired total of 250 it says it needs to adequately carry out the 2021 Hill Country Craft Beer Festival.

Taylor Girtman, Nicholas Cicale, Ali Linan, Megan Cardona, Jack Flagler, Fernanda Figueroa, Warren Brown and Brian Rash contributed to this report.


Camp Doublecreek was founded in 1971as a rural summer day camp; today it is surrounded by residential and commercial lots. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)
Camp Doublecreek property to be recommended for zoning change

Camp Doublecreek's property could be rezoned for single-family residential lots following the Round Rock Planning and Zoning Commission's April 22 meeting.

Photo of nurses offering drive-thru vaccines
Appointments no longer needed for drive-thru vaccines at Circuit of the Americas

From April 23-25, people age 16 and up can receive first doses of the Pfizer vaccine without an appointment at COTA.

I-35 at US 183 flyovers
Watch for new traffic patterns on I-35 in North Austin as TxDOT opens new flyovers, closes existing ramp

Drivers trying to connect to northbound US 183 from northbound I-35 will have to take a detour beginning April 26.

As part of President Joe Biden’s plan to reopen schools safely nationwide, the department’s National School Lunch Program Seamless Summer Option is being expanded beyond the summertime. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
USDA extends free school meals provision through 2021-22 school year

Schools nationwide will be able to serve nutritious meals to all students free of charge regardless of eligibility through June 30, 2022, officials announced.

Hutto diversity and inclusion commission approves 'no place for hate' recommendation

Hutto's diversity and inclusion commission approved a resolution to recommend the City Council name Hutto "no place for hate."

Photo of Zilker Park
Travis County establishes Civilian Climate Corps to tackle environmental projects

The program will create opportunities for residents to work on projects including wildfire prevention, solar energy promotion and park cleanups.

Austin Public Health Director Stephanie Hayden-Howard speaks to reporters March 13 at the Delco Actiity Center in Northeast Austin. Residents can walk up to the Delco Center on April 22 and 23 and receive vaccines without an appointment. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin Public Health will accept walk-up vaccinations at the Delco Activity Center starting April 22

APH will also leave its registration portal open throughout most of the week.

Williamson County will close its mass-vaccination sites. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Williamson County commissioners to close mass-vaccination sites

The county judge expects to have everyone who wants to be vaccinated to receive the shot by May 21.

Early voting for Travis County's May 1 local elections opened April 19. In this file photo, voters line up ahead of the 2020 primary elections at Millennium Youth Entertainment Complex in East Austin. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
More than 8,000 Travis County voters cast ballots on first day of early voting

Early voting for the county's May 1 election began April 19 and will run through April 27.

Here are the most recent coronavirus updates from Williamson County.(Community Impact staff)
Nearly half of Williamson County is vaccinated, but positivity rate climbs again

Here are the most recent coronavirus updates from Williamson County.

The Delco Activity Center in Northeast Austin is one of the locations where residents can receive a COVID-19 vaccine. (Jack Flalger/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin vaccine updates: Demand slows as state begins marketing push

Appointments are beginning to go unfilled, and local health officials say demand has caught up to supply. All adults in the U.S. are now eligible to be vaccinated.