Rodeo coming to Round Rock and more Austin-area news

Rodeo Austin and the Round Rock Express will host a bull riding event, Bulls in the Ballpark, at Dell Diamond on Nov. 13-14. (Courtesy Rodeo Austin)
Rodeo Austin and the Round Rock Express will host a bull riding event, Bulls in the Ballpark, at Dell Diamond on Nov. 13-14. (Courtesy Rodeo Austin)

Rodeo Austin and the Round Rock Express will host a bull riding event, Bulls in the Ballpark, at Dell Diamond on Nov. 13-14. (Courtesy Rodeo Austin)

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Rodeo Austin, Round Rock Express to host Bulls in the Ballpark at Dell Diamond in November


Rodeo Austin and the Round Rock Express announced Oct. 8 they will host a two-night event, Bulls in the Ballpark, at Dell Diamond on Nov. 13-14.

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San Marcos reduces speed limits on third street near downtown


San Marcos City Council voted unanimously Oct. 7 to reduce the speed limit from 30 mph to 25 mph on Burleson Street between Moore Street and Prospect Street.

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Leander duo creates innovative Japanese dishes for customers at Kai Sushi


Kai Sushi aims to be “the Cheers of sushi.”

Referencing the Boston bar and popular TV show, owners Judy Yoon and Mike Kim want their customers to eat quality sushi and Japanese dishes without the formalities or prices of high-end sushi bars. Their goal is “good sushi, good food and good vibes.”

Central Austin

New coffee and taco spot from Veracruz and Medici Roasting opens, plus more business news from downtown Austin

Here are five new business and development updates in and around Austin's downtown.

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Lake Travis SpringFest tentatively set for December


The Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce announced a new tentative date and location for its 13th annual SpringFest event, which was initially scheduled for April 25.

Paz Veterinary opens Rollingwood location

Paz Veterinary opened its new Rollingwood location, Paz West, on Sept. 29 at 2724 Bee Caves Road, Austin, across from Trader Joe's. The full-service veterinary clinic is now taking appointments and offers both traditional and holistic treatments for pets.

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Following Gov. Abbott announcement, Williamson County to open its bars, while Travis County holds off

Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell said he intends to allow bars and similar establishments to operate following Gov. Greg Abbott's Oct. 7 announcement, while Travis County officials said they will hold off before a decision is made.

Olivia Aldridge, Taylor Jackson Buchanan, Ali Linan, Warren Brown, Taylor Girtman and Amy Rae Dadamo contributed to this report.



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Retail businesses likely coming to acreage just east of Lake Pflugerville

A 4.7-acre plat of land located on the southeast corner of Weiss Lane and Jesse Bohls Road east of Lake Pflugerville has been rezoned to a retail district.

How healthy are these 5 Central Texas counties?

Williamson County ranked as one of the top counties in Texas and the top county in Central Texas when measuring length and quality of life. Travis County ranked next in the grouping.

The PfISD agreement comes as part of a yearslong initiative by Austin officials aimed at affordable early child care for Austin and Travis County residents. (Adobe Stock)
Austin officials allocate money to help underwrite Pflugerville classroom

Austin City Council on June 3 unanimously voted to send up to $16,000 to Pflugerville ISD to cover startup costs for a new pre-K classroom.

The “Click It or Ticket” enforcement period across Texas roads will start on May 24. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
TxDOT will launch annual ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign Monday, May 24

The campaign comes after a 2020 that saw a 16% increase in deaths of unbuckled motorists.

Wag-A-Bag is headquartered in Round Rock. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)
Wag-A-Bag to operate under new ownership, name; Austin, TxDOT at odds over I-35 overhaul; and more top Central Texas news

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