National restaurant chain Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen opened Feb. 8 at its newest location at 2540 S. I-35, San Marcos. Cheddar’s offers a range of menu options, including baby back ribs, large salads, appetizers, burgers, chicken fried steak, seafood and desserts. 512-392-5308. www.cheddars.com
After undergoing new ownership this year, Great Tans, located at 1515 Aquarena Springs Drive, Ste. 104, San Marcos, had its grand reopening at the beginning of April. The salon offers a variety of ultraviolet tanning packages as well as MyMyst HD UV Free and California Tan airbrush tanning. 512-805-8267. www.great-tans.com
Hamburger and shake eatery Johnny Rockets opened April 2 at its location within the San Marcos Premium Outlets Mall at 3939 I-35, Ste. 900, San Marcos. The restaurant serves various kinds of burgers, shakes, salads, sandwiches, kids meals and appetizers. 512-392-5575. www.johnnyrockets.com
National chain Marco’s Pizza opened a location at 1104 Thorpe Lane, Ste. B, San Marcos, at the end of 2020. The restaurant a variety of pizzas and other menu items including pizza bowls, subs, salads, sides and desserts. 737-266-2700. www.marcos.com
Olivia Presley Hair Co., located at 1520 Old RR 12, San marcos, opened for business March 22. Olivia Pressley is a full-service salon that provides a number of services, from the latest haircut styles to balayage coloring. 512-214-8141.
A new gift shop called Stonebound Treasures is planning a grand opening event Sunday, March 28, from noon to 6 p.m. at 1232 Hwy. 123, San Marcos. The business in open daily from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. and had its soft opening March 13, and the shop specializes in different types of gems, minerals, stones, crystals, jewelry, books, incense, plants and other items. 512-749-1388. www.stoneboundtreasures.com.
Suit Gallery opened at 3939 I-35, Ste. 302, within the San Marcos Premium Outlets mall, at the end of March. The store specializes in suite and tuxedos, as well as accessories for formal and business attire. 512-754-9983. Search Suit Gallery on Facebook.
Wild Rice Studio, located at 136 S. LBJ Dr., San Marcos, held its first soft opening event March 21. The yoga and fitness studio welcomes students of all ability levels and offers a diverse group of teachers and classes. 512-216-6976. www.wildricestudiosmtx.com