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Waffle House

The American chain restaurant is known for its all-day breakfast menu, which includes omelets, breakfast sandwiches, waffles and more. Waffle House also has a lunch and dinner menu that features sandwiches, burgers and patty melts.Berry Tasty Pastry Shop

Locally owned by Juana Rivera, Berry Tasty Pastry Shop sells two different types of cheesecake options—bake and no-bake—in about 20 different flavors. The pastry shop also offers tres leches, flan, pies, custom cakes, smoothies, iced coffee, milkshakes and more.Mindful Hands Massage

The mobile massage service is owned and operated by licensed massage therapist Gudjon Bergmann. Mindful Hands Massage offers mindful body mobilization, Swedish relaxation massages, deep tissue massages, full body stretching and myofascial release. The business serves a wide area, including Kyle, Buda, San Marcos, Wimberley and South Austin.Krannich Solar

The solar power distributor offers solar modules, inverters, optimizers, mounting systems and more.Chick-fil-A

The franchise is locally owned and operated by Joseph Ramirez. Chick-fil-A serves breakfast and lunch including chicken sandwiches and salads.Reach Dental

The new Kyle dental office offers services in English and Spanish. Dr. Luis Orraca operates the practice. He has provided dental care services to Kyle, Buda and South Austin patients for over six years. Reach Dental provides most dental services including cleanings, fillings, root canals, veneers, dentures and more.Coming Soon

Abuelita’s Bakery Spot

The locally owned bakery specializes in fresh mini pastries and also sells hot and iced coffee, frappes and breakfast tacos. Abuelita's Bakery Spot is also known for its weekly "drops," which incorporate different designs and themes into the conchas.Ladybird Montessori Middle School

The new middle school will serve students from 12 to 15-years-old and the Makerspace will serve children 9 to 15-years-old, according to an email from school director Niki Foster.In the News

Budaful Tavern

The restaurant was previously JParks Chophouse & Saloon, a steakhouse owned by Jeff Parks who also owns Mudbugs in Buda. JParks Chophouse & Saloon temporarily closed in April to refurbish the restaurant to match the new concept. Budaful Tavern has beer on tap with menu items like pretzels with queso, spinach dip and wings. Burgers and steak are still on the menu.La Verde Park parking lot

The city of Kyle plans on building a parking lot for La Verde Park on the northeast corner of Burnham and Doherty. Kyle City Council approved the site plan for the parking lot on May 7. According to agenda documents, the parking lot will have 131 parking spaces and 5 accessible spaces. The parking lot will have additional space for electric vehicle charging stations and provide sidewalks along Doherty and Burnham.Steeplechase Splash Pad

The 2,300-square-foot splash pad features a two-headed sunflower, two mushroom showers and water cannons, according to a news release. The splash pad also has shade canopies, benches and picnic tables.Gregg-Clark Splash Pad

The 3,000-square-foot splash pad is equipped with a water tower, rain wall, dumping buckets and custom hoops. The splash pad also has shade canopies, benches and picnic tables.Willie’s Joint

The Buda bar and grill will celebrate its 10th anniversary in July. Willie’s Joint opened on July 4, 2014. Before it was Willie's Joint, the building was a two-bedroom house. The property was developed to turn the living room into the bar and the bedrooms into the dining room. Owner Greg Henry said the business could not have reached the milestone without local community support throughout the years.Garcia’s

Restaurant owner Curtis Garcia said they will be closed for renovations for about two to three months. Renovations include making the kitchen bigger, adding a full bar and refurbishing the inside of the restaurant. Garcia’s Mexican Restaurant has locations in Kyle, San Marcos and Schertz.