Hot chicken eatery Tumble 22 opens in Round Rock; SpaceX coming to Austin and more Central Texas news

Menu items include chicken bites and tenders, chicken sandwiches, bone-in chicken, family packs and sides, such as potato salad, collard greens, and mac and cheese. (Courtesy Tumble 22)
Menu items include chicken bites and tenders, chicken sandwiches, bone-in chicken, family packs and sides, such as potato salad, collard greens, and mac and cheese. (Courtesy Tumble 22)

Menu items include chicken bites and tenders, chicken sandwiches, bone-in chicken, family packs and sides, such as potato salad, collard greens, and mac and cheese. (Courtesy Tumble 22)

Read the latest business and community news from Central Texas.

Round Rock

Tumble 22 now serving Nashville-style hot chicken in Round Rock


Tumble 22 opened March 1 at 2111 N. I-35, Round Rock. Menu items include chicken bites and tenders, chicken sandwiches, bone-in chicken, family packs and sides, such as potato salad, collard greens, and mac and cheese.

ESTEAM Children’s Business Fair to give cash prize for best business model



The fourth annual ESTEAM Children’s Business Fair will give up to 36 kids ages 5-15 a chance to create a product or service, develop a marketing strategy, interact with customers and potentially win a cash award.

Southwest Austin

First look: Upscale wedding venue The Arlo coming to Texas Hill Country


A large white home situated at the highest point along Signal Hill Road in Southwest Austin is poised to become the newest wedding and event venue in the Texas Hill Country. The Arlo will open in March and is booking for the 2021 and 2022 wedding season.

Gift shop C'est Chic has been a presence in the Southwest Austin community for more than a decade

Circle C Ranch residents Melissa Greenwell and Jeanne Cooper met in 1995, when both of their first children were in the same Kiker Elementary School kindergarten class. Both stay-at-home moms, the two became fast friends as their three kids progressed through school.

In 2009, the duo opened C’est Chic, their first foray into the business world since becoming moms in the late ’80s.

Central Austin

Elon Musk's SpaceX is coming to Austin

SpaceX, the aerospace manufacturing and transportation company owned by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, is breaking ground on a new manufacturing facility in Austin, according to job postings on the company’s website.

Alamo Drafthouse files for bankruptcy, closes theaters in downtown Austin and New Braunfels

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy March 3 and announced the closure of two Texas theaters: Alamo Drafthouse Marketplace in New Braunfels and The Ritz in downtown Austin.

Northwest Austin

North Austin cafe Turnstile Coffee, Beer and Spirits expands with kitchen space


Nearly a full year after Turnstile Coffee, Beer and Spirits temporarily closed one day after it opened due to the coronavirus pandemic, the North Austin watering hole has announced it is expanding its operation.

Travis County

Central Texas Food Bank announces distribution sites in March following winter storm

A handful of food distribution sites across Travis County have been announced following February’s damaging winter storm.

Nicholas Cicale, Iain Oldman, Olivia Aldridge, Megan Cardona and Kelsey Thompson contributed to this report.



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REVL Social Club offers bar food and cocktails with games such as Jenga and Connect 4 for guests to use. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin's Park n' Pizza in Pflugerville launches social club for adults

Austin's Park n' Pizza in Pflugerville opened its new REVL Social Club April 16, offering bar foods, cocktails and games.

Redbud Elementary School is located in the Ryan's Crossing neighborhood near Old Settlers Park. (Courtesy Round Rock ISD)
Round Rock ISD's 35th elementary school gets new name

The school opens for the 2021-22 school year and is located near Old Settlers Park.

The Pushing for Justice Caravan for Javier Ambler was held in San Gabriel Park on Aug. 15. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Javier Ambler’s Law awaits Texas Senate approval

The bill passed the House on April 15.

Jack Allen's Kitchen will be at 1345 E. Whitestone Blvd., Cedar Park. (Rendering courtesy Jack Allen's Kitchen)
7 restaurants coming to Cedar Park, Leander; new murals to go up in Georgetown and more top area news

Read the top business and community news from the Central Texas area from the past week.

Round Rock ISD trustees voted to maintain the district's mask policy that requires masks on school property. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Mask policy remains in place for Round Rock ISD

A motion that would have lifted part of the district's policy failed.

The program, which began this week in San Marcos, gives Amazon and Whole Foods employees and contractors direct access to COVID-19 vaccinations. (Courtesy Amazon)
Amazon begins rollout of statewide vaccination clinics for employees

The program, which began this week in San Marcos, gives Amazon and Whole Foods employees and contractors direct access to COVID-19 vaccinations.

Teachers in Round Rock will receive a 1% pay increase for the 2021-22 school year. (Photo courtesy Round Rock ISD)
Teachers in Round Rock ISD to see 1% salary increase for 2021-22

The increase will cost the district roughly $4.6 million and is included in the proposed budget.

Here are the latest coronavirus updates from Williamson County. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
New coronavirus cases continue to be reported even as vaccinations ramp up in Williamson County

Here are the most recent coronavirus updates from Williamson County.

The crawfish boil is $16 a plate and includes a pound and a half of crawfish. (Courtesy Chamber of Commerce)
Hutto's annual crawfish festival, car show happening April 17

The Hutto Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual crawfish festival and car show April 17 featuring 70 vendors.

Austin FC supporters celebrate the official announcement of the team in January 2019. (Amy Denney/Community Impact Newspaper)
How, where to watch historic first Austin FC match April 17

Check out this list of breweries, pubs and restaurants around Central Texas that are hosting watch parties for April 17's inaugural Austin FC game.

Z'Tejas' chorizo dumplings are served on the Arboretum location's porch. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Z'Tejas to open in Avery Ranch; butcher, deli to open in Dripping Springs and more Central Texas news

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

Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell predicted the end of mass vaccination sites by Memorial Day. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Williamson County judge predicts end of most mass vaccination sites by Memorial Day

As of April 14, its waitlist had dwindled to fewer than 50 for those in phases 1A, 1B and 1C and teachers, officials said.