Round Rock welcomes Louisiana Crab Shack plus more Central Texas news

The New Orleans-inspired menu features charbroiled and fried seafood selections, po’boys, hush puppies, Cajun fries and more. (Courtesy Louisiana Crab Shack)
The New Orleans-inspired menu features charbroiled and fried seafood selections, po’boys, hush puppies, Cajun fries and more. (Courtesy Louisiana Crab Shack)

The New Orleans-inspired menu features charbroiled and fried seafood selections, po’boys, hush puppies, Cajun fries and more. (Courtesy Louisiana Crab Shack)

Read the latest business and community news from Central Texas.

Round Rock-Pflugerville-Hutto

Louisiana Crab Shack opens in Round Rock plus other local business news

Indulge in New Orleans-inspired cuisine from the comfort of home following the opening of Louisiana Crab Shack in Round Rock. Alongside the restaurant’s opening, here is a roundup of business updates from Round Rock and Hutto.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle



Kyle City Council to hold public hearing on decision to rename Rebel Drive to Fajita Drive

Following the Aug. 18 decision by officials to rename the roadway Rebel Drive to Fajita Drive in the city of Kyle, City Council will hold a public hearing on the decision at a special Aug. 25 meeting.

Patio Dolcetto celebrates 5 years of business in San Marcos

Patio Dolcetto will celebrate five years of business Oct. 3 at 322 Cheatham St., San Marcos. Named for its serene patio, this wine and craft beverage bar serves naan pizzas and small plates that accompany wine flights, cocktails, and craft ciders and beers.

New Braunfels

Uwe’s Bakery & Deli celebrating 5th anniversary Sept. 18 in New Braunfels

On Sept. 18, Uwe’s Bakery & Deli will celebrate five years in business at 1024 W. San Antonio St., Unit B, New Braunfels. The bakery operates a wholesale operation as well as a dining room and specializes in traditional German breads and pastries.

NXTLVL Marine boat dealership now open in New Braunfels

A new boat dealership called NXTLVL Marine opened Aug. 24 at 1980 N. I-35, New Braunfels. The business offers surf boats, pontoon boats, speed boats and more.

Lake Travis-Westlake

Lakeway Aquatic Physical Therapy resumes services

Lakeway Aquatic Physical Therapy resumed aquatic therapy at its Bee Cave clinic July 21 at 15506 W. Hwy. 71, Bee Cave. The clinic located within the Nitro Swimming Center was temporarily closed due to coronavirus restrictions but has since reopened under state and local health guidelines. The clinic has implemented needed federal, state and county health guidelines; however, masks are not required when using the pool.

Brian Rash, Warren Brown, Lauren Canterberry, Amy Rae Dadamo and Kelsey Thompson contributed to this report.



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Dr. Judith L. Thompson recently took the time to answer several general questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. (Courtesy Texas Children’s Hospital)
'We still have a long way to go': Central Texas physician answers questions about COVID-19 vaccine

Dr. Judith L. Thompson recently took the time to answer several general questions for Community Impact Newspaper related to the coronavirus vaccine, its efficacy and costs, and other related matters.

As President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris took their oaths of office, elected officials from around Texas took to Twitter. (Courtesy Adobe Stock Images)
President Joe Biden's inauguration spurs reactions from elected officials around Texas

As President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris took their oaths of office, elected officials from around Texas took to Twitter.

In addition to vaccine hubs, there are also smaller community vaccine providers throughout Texas, such as pharmacies, that may also have the vaccine available. (Eva Vigh/Community Impact Newspaper)
EXPLAINED: When, where and how Texans can receive the COVID-19 vaccine

As Texas is still in the early stages of rolling out the COVID-19 vaccine, many Texans are still unsure about where, when and how they can get inoculated.

Feeding Texas hosted a Jan. 19 webinar to discuss legislative highlights for the 87th Texas Legislature. (Screenshot courtesy Feeding Texas)
Food insecurity in Texas' 87th Legislature: Hunger relief organization Feeding Texas to propose legislation addressing hunger

Hunger relief organization Feeding Texas hosted a webinar Jan. 19 to discuss increasing funding and accessibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in the 87th legislative session.

COVID-19 vaccines
DATA: Texas has vaccinated about 9% of estimated Phase 1 recipients

Over 1.1 million individuals from the Phase 1 population, which is estimated to include 13.5 million individuals total, have received at least one dose.

Bob Popinski, policy director of Raise Your Hand Texas, shared the organization's top education priorities for the ongoing legislative session. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
‘What does virtual learning and remote learning look like moving forward?': Raise Your Hand Texas policy director talks legislative priorities

Bob Popinski is the director of policy for Raise Your Hand Texas, an Austin-based organization committed to improving public education. He spoke with Community Impact Newspaper in late December about the 87th legislative session, which began Jan. 12.

H-E-B is preparing to accept coronavirus vaccine appointments through an online portal. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)
H-E-B launches vaccine portal; Whipped Bakery opens in Leander and more top Central Texas news

Read the most popular news from the past week from the Central Texas area.

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Glenn Hegar shared a new revenue estimate for the 2022-23 biennium Jan. 11. (Courtesy Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Comptroller projects drop in state revenue, potential for economic uptick for next biennium

Despite the slight reduction in expected revenue for the state's 2022-23 budget, recovery could be on the horizon.

See how COVID-19 is impacting Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)
Williamson County adds more than 900 new cases Jan. 9-11

See how COVID-19 is impacting Williamson County.

After every decennial census, states and local jurisdictions must go through a process known as redistricting: redrawing the boundaries for representation. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
More congressional seats, equal populations: What redistricting means for Texas in 2021

Community Impact Newspaper spoke with Jeff Archer, executive director of the Texas Legislative Council, in January about the redistricting process that will be carried out by the Texas Legislature this year.

The acquisition of the Texas franchise by Peak Rock Capital was completed in early January. (Courtesy Shipley Do-Nuts)
Shipley Do-Nuts acquired by Austin-based private investment firm affiliate

The Texas franchise known for kolaches and doughnuts has been in business for more than 80 years.