The Patio opens in Pflugerville and more Central Texas news

Typhoon Texas has opened The Patio, a seasonal "eater-tainment" space in Pflugerville. (Courtesy The Patio)
Typhoon Texas has opened The Patio, a seasonal "eater-tainment" space in Pflugerville. (Courtesy The Patio)

Typhoon Texas has opened The Patio, a seasonal "eater-tainment" space in Pflugerville. (Courtesy The Patio)

Read the latest business and community news from Central Texas.

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Typhoon Texas opens The Patio entertainment venue and 3 other Round Rock-Pflugerville-Hutto business updates


Summer may be coming to a close, but Typhoon Texas is still hosting food and entertainment options in Pflugerville.

Find out when Pflugerville playgrounds, recreation center reopen



The city of Pflugerville announced a new round of parks and recreation facility reopenings scheduled for Sept. 18 and 25.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle

Kyle plans for reopening certain city facilities, events in September

Kyle officials are proceeding with caution toward reopening some of the city's facilities, but city staff stated any of that could change depending on what local pandemic numbers do over the next several weeks.

Northwest Austin

Roundup: Asian fusion eatery Joi to open in North Austin and other businesses now open and coming soon

Restaurant group Lombardi Family Concepts in early September announced it is opening its newest concept Joi in Domain Northside at 3120 Palm Way, Ste. 150, Austin, sometime in late October.

Leander-Cedar Park

Haute Spot renovates, to restart in 2021 for concerts, weddings; Wiseguys to open at Cedar Park venue

Haute Spot, a music and event venue in Cedar Park, has begun a renovation of its interior and exterior space. The project is set to be complete in March 2021.

New Braunfels

Corridor Title, with locations in San Marcos and New Braunfels, to celebrate 10th anniversary

Central Texas finance company Corridor Title, which has offices in New Braunfels and San Marcos, is celebrating its 10th anniversary Oct. 25.

Kelsey Thompson, Brian Rash, Iain Oldman and Taylor Girtman contributed to this report.



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