Rising Phoenix Martial Arts celebrates 5 years of business and other Buda, Kyle business news

Logan Noren, master Seonok Maeng, Michael McDaniel, Jesse Trader, master John Olds and Christyna Reeves are the instructors at Rising Phoenix Martial Arts in Kyle. (Courtesy Rising Phoenix Martial Arts)
Logan Noren, master Seonok Maeng, Michael McDaniel, Jesse Trader, master John Olds and Christyna Reeves are the instructors at Rising Phoenix Martial Arts in Kyle. (Courtesy Rising Phoenix Martial Arts)

Logan Noren, master Seonok Maeng, Michael McDaniel, Jesse Trader, master John Olds and Christyna Reeves are the instructors at Rising Phoenix Martial Arts in Kyle. (Courtesy Rising Phoenix Martial Arts)

Coming soon

Sage Plum Creek, a new 185-unit community for active seniors age 55 and older, is under construction at 1075 Vaughn in Kyle. The community is expected to open early 2022 with the first move-ins set to begin in March and a number of units already preleased. The 185 units will vary from 615 square feet to 1,285 with eight different floor plans. The community will be for those who are 55 and older and still fully independent. However, there will be community events and activities such as fitness classes, pot lucks, movie nights and more. 737-250-8735. https://sparrowliving.com/sage/plum-creek/

O’Reilly will open a new location in January on FM 1626 near the Buda Sportsplex. The new facility is currently under construction and will be approximately 8,000 square feet. Once open, the store will offer a variety of vehicle parts such as car batteries and brakes as well as accessories such as protective gear and first aid kids. www.oreillyauto.com

QuikTrip will open a new location in spring 2022 at Robert S. Light Boulevard and I-35 in Buda. The new facility will be approximately 7300 square feet with gas and diesel pumps for cars and semitrailer trucks. It will also feature a QT kitchen with food for sale and be open 24 hours a day. www.quiktrip.com/

Anniversaries


Rising Phoenix Martial Arts will celebrate its five-year anniversary Oct. 3. The martial arts studio, which opened in 2016 at 402 S. N. Old Hwy. 81 in Kyle, teaches children from as young as 3 1/2 through adulthood. Their variety of programs ensure there is something for all ages and all abilities and provide certification for Oneway, Taekwondo and Brazilian jiujitsu. 512-975-9520. https://www.risingphoenixtkd.com/index.html

Community

The city of Buda and Texas Disposal Systems have expanded waste and recycling services that are available to residents. Expanded services include recycling of large plastic items, scrap metal, Christmas trees and holiday lights in January biweekly. Additionally, TDS can now pick up and discard mattresses for a fee. A new program, Bag-the-Bag, is now available to help residents easily recycle plastic bags and can pick up the necessary yellow bag for free at the utility windows at the Buda Municipal Building. www.texasdisposalsystems.com
By Zara Flores
Zara joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in August 2021. Prior to CI, she interned at Picket Fence Media in Southern California and graduated from Cal State Fullerton where she was assistant news editor for the Daily Titan and copy editor for Tusk Magazine. Zara covers education, business, government and more for Buda, Kyle and San Marcos.


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