P. Terry's plans for S. Congress drive-thru and more Austin-area news

The future location on South Congress Avenue would be the third located in the South Austin area. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
The future location on South Congress Avenue would be the third located in the South Austin area. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

The future location on South Congress Avenue would be the third located in the South Austin area. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Read the latest Austin-area business and community news.

Southwest Austin

P. Terry's submits plans for new S. Congress drive-thru

P. Terry’s Burger Stand submitted a site plan with the city of Austin on Aug. 6 for a new drive-thru-only location at 8601 S. Congress Ave., Austin. The drive-thru, which is still pending city approval, would be located on a 1.4-acre property just north of the new H-E-B development that opened at the intersection of South Congress and Slaughter Lane earlier this summer.

San Marcos-Buda-Kyle



Small-format Target in downtown San Marcos to have grand opening Aug. 16


The downtown small-format location of Target, located at 101 Concho St., Ste. 200, San Marcos, will hold its grand opening event during store hours Aug. 16. The small-format location is one of more than 120 for Target.

San Marcos pitmaster builds BBQ business on family traditions, adds 2nd location

Justin Pearson developed a passion for the art of cooking barbecue while growing up and working in his grandfather’s restaurant, Chisholm Trail Barbecue, in Lockhart.

Buda's Bandit Tacos going strong with unique take on Frito pie

Bandit Tacos food truck opened July 4 at 2610 Main St., Buda. Their hours of operation are Thursday-Sunday from 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

Owner John Earls started the food truck with his wife, Rocio. He said so far, business has been good.

New Braunfels

New Braunfels Smokehouse closes restaurant; production facility still open

On Aug. 7, New Braunfels Smokehouse closed its restaurant, located at 1090 I-35 Business Loop, New Braunfels.

The family-owned smokehouse has been making and selling smoked meats, cheeses and other gourmet gifts since 1945 and opened the restaurant in 1952.

Lake Travis-Westlake

AcroTex Gymnastics opens in the Bee Cave area

AcroTex Gymnastics opened a new location July 20 in The Village at Vail Divide at 5029 Vail Divide, Bldg. 2, Bee Cave. The gym offers programs and camps for children ages 2-18.

Metrowide

AMC Theatres to reopen Aug. 20 with 15-cent tickets

AMC Theatres—which has multiple locations in the Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston areas—will begin reopening its movie screens Aug. 20, according to an Aug. 11 news release.

Brian Rash, Lauren Canterberry, Nicholas Cicale, Brian Perdue and Amy Rae Dadamo contributed to this report.