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

Round Rock

Deckhand Oyster Bar & Seafood relocating near Round Rock

Deckhand Oyster Bar & Seafood will relocate its original North Austin location from 500 Parker Drive, Austin, to a new building at 701 W. Louis Henna Blvd., Austin, later this year.

Leander-Cedar Park

Leander Old Town Street Festival to feature live music, 5K race, local vendors

Old Town Street Festival is back June 5 with live music, over 100 shopping vendors, food trucks, wine tasting and children's rides. The Leander Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual event.


Pflugerville Music in the Park returns in June

Pflugerville's annual outdoor concert series Music in the Park will return to Pfluger Park a year after coronavirus-related cancellations.

Dual-brand hotel coming to Pflugerville's Stone Hill Town Center

A La Quinta/Hawthorn Suites dual brand hotel concept is currently under construction at Stone Hill Town Center, 1408 Town Center Drive, Pflugerville. Construction is estimated to finish in March 2022.

Lake Travis-Westlake

Swimming suspended at Hamilton Pool Preserve for foreseeable future

Swimming at Hamilton Pool Preserve will not be permitted for the foreseeable future due to the frequency of falling rocks, according to an announcement from Travis County Parks.

New Braunfels

Fischer's Market Express now open in New Braunfels

In late April, Pit Stop #1 Food Mart, located at 974 N. Walnut Ave., New Braunfels, reopened as Fischer’s Market Express.

Northwest Austin

Personique on the Spot now open in temporary space in North Austin

Cosmetics spa Personique on the Spot is now open at 3220 Feathergrass Court, Ste. 132, Austin, inside The Domain.

Lake Travis-Westlake

Eanes ISD nurses among those recognized at annual Westies Awards ceremony

The Westlake Chamber of Commerce honored local businesses and community leaders at its annual Westies Awards on May 21.


Texas Legislature caps insulin price at $25 a month for the insured

The cost of a month’s supply of insulin for insured Texans will no longer exceed $25, according to a bill that is on its way to becoming state law.

Brooke Sjoberg, Taylor Girtman, Megan Cardona, Trent Thompson, Amy Rae Dadamo, Lauren Canterberry and Iain Oldman contributed to this report.