Read on to find out about some businesses that have recently opened and more coming soon in and around San Marcos.

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Melrose River Club

The boutique hotel is locally owned by husband and wife Max and Melodie Schleder. The property is 12 acres by the San Marcos River and includes 30 home-style cabins. Each one has a max occupancy of two people and features a queen-size bed, walk-in shower, living area and kitchenette equipped with a refrigerator, coffee maker and microwave.Rizz Pies & Coffee

The dual-concept restaurant is owned by Alsu Shamuratova and Patrick Walsh Jr. It is in its soft-opening stage with a limited menu and hours. The current menu includes bagels, smashed croissants, pies, coffee and a variety of fruit drinks. Shamuratova said they are working on rolling out the menu for Bird Slice, their other food concept that will serve pizza and wings.Big Star Backyards

The Austin-based store sells an assortment of jacuzzis, hot tubs, saunas and massage chairs.Balmain

The luxury French fashion house sells men's and women's clothing, footwear, eyewear, handbags and accessories.Amsterdam Smoke, Vape & CBD

The store opened in its second San Marcos location inside the former Lazydaze coffee shop. Amsterdam Smoke, Vape & CBD offers an assortment of vapes and other nicotine products as well as glass pieces, cigarillos, torches and hemp wraps.Coming soon

Sundance Print Centers

The Central Texas-based print shop is owned by father and son Tony and Blake Mansfield, who have two other locations in San Antonio and New Braunfels. Sundance Print Centers offers colored and black and white printing as well as signage, banner, poster and sticker printing.First Watch

The restaurant, which will be located at Aquarena Crossing, is anticipated to open in June, according to Lacey Martin, vice president of Mac Haik Restaurant Group. First Watch serves breakfast, brunch and lunch items as well as iced coffee, cocktails and juice.Martindale Yoga and Wellness

The studio is locally owned by Madeline Stone and Jessy Stone. Martindale Yoga and Wellness will offer yoga classes for all skill levels, including Vinyasa, Hatha and Yin classes as well as meditation and sound baths. The studio will also host events and workshops.In the news

Comic Relief

The family-owned comic book store celebrated its 35th anniversary May 1. Comic Relief carries a wide range of inventory, from collectible vintage comics and sports cards to action figures, statues and gaming cards.
  • 1330 Aquarena Springs Drive, Ste. 110, San Marcos
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San Marcos Treatment Center

The treatment center celebrated the completion of its newly renovated cafeteria March 8. The $1 million renovations include new kitchen equipment, additional storage, fresh paint and a larger walk-in freezer.Paul Peña Park

Parks Operations Manager Bert Stratemann said there are components in the current park that need replacing, such as the play equipment. Other renovations include adding shading, turf and a small skate area as well as a sidewalk that connects to the other loop in the park. Improvements for Paul Peña Park will begin May 27 and conclude June 27.
  • 1209 Crystal River Parkway, San Marcos
McCoy’s Building Supply

McCoy’s celebrated the groundbreaking for its new company retreat expansion March 8. The retreat will be approximately 11,531 square feet and be equipped with outdoor meeting spaces and walking trails for employees. The project is slated to be completed in 2025.St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

Beginning in April and continuing throughout the year, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church will be celebrating its 150-year anniversary in San Marcos with special services, classes and other events.