Coffee shop to open in Round Rock Oct. 14; New Braunfels airport changes name and more Central Texas news

Black Sugar Caffe is expecting a soft opening Oct. 14. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)
Black Sugar Caffe is expecting a soft opening Oct. 14. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)

Black Sugar Caffe is expecting a soft opening Oct. 14. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Round Rock


Black Sugar Caffe opening slated for Oct. 14 in Round Rock

Black Sugar Caffe is expected to open in Round Rock at 635 University Blvd., Ste. 100, on Oct. 14, according to owner Judy Lu.

Texas State University-Round Rock honors former staff by renaming streets



Texas State University renamed two streets on its Round Rock campus Oct. 11 to honor two former staff members.

New Braunfels

New Braunfels airport renamed to reflect national airport classification

The New Braunfels City Council on Oct. 11 approved a resolution to rename the New Braunfels Regional Airport to the New Braunfels National Airport.

Northwest Austin

Emergency restoration business VetCor of Central Texas opens doors in North Austin

VetCor of Central Texas, located at 2201 Denton Drive, Ste. 110, Austin, provides property restoration services after emergencies.

Pflugerville-Hutto

CrossFit Texas relocating from Pflugerville to Hutto

CrossFit Texas, a CrossFit gym located at 4674 Priem Lane, Ste. 408, Pflugerville, will move to a new location at 641 W. Front St., Hutto, on Nov. 8.

Lauren Canterberry, Brooke Sjoberg, Iain Oldman and Carson Ganong contributed to this report.



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The first-ever Williamson County Fair and Rodeo opens its gates to guests Oct. 21 with live music, carnival rides, food vendors, rodeo events and more. (Courtesy Pexels)
CI NATION ROUNDUP: Inaugural Williamson County Fair and Rodeo underway; delivery drones coming to Friso and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 22.

A $6.7 million budget amendment was approved by consent at the Round Rock ISD Board of Trustees meeting Oct. 21. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)
Round Rock ISD Board of Trustees approve $6.7 million in budget amendments

A $6.7 million budget amendment was approved by consent at the Round Rock ISD Board of Trustees meeting Oct. 21. The budget amendment was requested to cover planned expenses for Career and Technical Education projects, instructional professional development, equipment, substitute teachers and the increase of insurance premium costs.

Some of these projects have been previously accounted for under the 2018 bond plan, while others were recommended by district staff. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)
Round Rock ISD board approves campus infrastructural improvement contracts

At the Oct. 21 meeting of the Round Rock ISD board of trustees, several projects to renovate or improve infrastructure of campus facilities were approved.

Anchor Bar, home of the original Buffalo wing, is now open in Round Rock. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)
Original Buffalo wing restaurant Anchor Bar now open in Round Rock

This is the third location of the New York-based chain to open in Texas. It is locally-owned by Round Rock native T.J. Mahoney.

The following commercial projects have been filed through the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. (Screenshot courtesy Google Maps)
Check out the 5 latest commercial projects filed in Round Rock, including new office work space and school renovations

Curious what renovations and new construction are underway or set to begin soon in Round Rock?

Home sales increased year over year for September in the Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto market. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)
Round Rock, Pflugerville, Hutto home sales stronger than Greater Austin market in September

A September report from the Austin Board of Realtors shows while home sales in the Greater Austin metro dipped, Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto market sales increased.

Taco Palenque is now open as drive-thru only in Round Rock. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)
CI NATION ROUNDUP: Taco Palenque opens in Round Rock; Plano ISD considering two draft calendars for 2022-23 school year and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 21.

Many local events Oct. 23 include kids activities, such as pumpkin decorating and trick-or-treating. (Courtesy Canva)
10 things to do Oct. 23 in Round Rock, Pflugerville

Go to Round Rock Diwali Fest, a dog festival, trunk-or-treats, and fall markets.

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Inaugural Williamson County Fair and Rodeo ready to open gates Oct. 21 after coronavirus delay

After the inaugural Williamson County Fair and Rodeo was postponed in 2020, county and fair officials said they are excited to kick off the agricultural celebration.

Renderings of the conceptual tower were shown depicting a roughly 100-foot tower, but the intent is to build a smaller tower. A total of $2.43 million was given as an estimated cost for a 100-foot gravity tower, but presenters said the cost would scale down with a smaller tower. (Courtesy city of Frisco)
CI NATION ROUNDUP: Early concept for Frisco’s Northwest Community Park includes biking tower for ‘gravity riding’; Perky Beans Cafe now open in Leander, and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 20.

Taco Palenque is now open as drive-thru only in Round Rock. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)
Taco Palenque opens in Round Rock as drive-thru only

Taco Palenque opened its first Round Rock restaurant Oct. 15 at 130 Louis Henna Blvd., Round Rock.

Libros Bookmobile travels to local farmers markets in Hutto, Round Rock, Pflugerville and other nearby cities. (Courtesy Veronica Johnson)
Libros Bookmobile now operating in Hutto, Pflugerville and Round Rock areas

Libros Bookmobile travels to local farmers markets in Hutto, Round Rock, Pflugerville and other nearby cities.