YEAR IN REVIEW: 11 business features from San Marcos, Buda and Kyle


Looking to get to know the area? Here are the 11 business profiles published in the San Marcos, Buda and Kyle edition of Community Impact Newspaper in 2018.

Owner Ammie Wright

Ammie “Slim” Wright opened Wright’s Emporium in January 2017. (via Marie Albiges/Community impact Newspaper)

The Bloom Bar

Owner Kayli Head specializes in garden weddings with a whimsical twist. (via Starlight Williams/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Cigar Vault

Owner Jeff Beal (left) and General Manager Brian Foley stand inside the converted vault where they store the cigars. (via Starlight Williams/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Happy Painter

The Ninos purchased The Happy Painter in 2016. (via Starlight Williams/Community Impact Newspaper)

Nathalie Cohetero/Community Impact Newspaper

Justine Gooding, who remembers each dog’s name, gives treats to the dogs in day care. (via Nathalie Cohetero/Community Impact Newspaper)

A San Marcos doctor-specialist team offers more than just hearing treatment at Medpark Hearing Center

Dr. Edward Tomaneng has owned his San Marcos business since 1985. He can also clear his patients from nose, throat and allergy issues. (via Camelia Juarez/Community Impact Newspaper)

At 218 Co-op Gallery, owner-artists aim to inspire San Marcos

From left: Kevin Huffaker, Margaret Adie and Christine Terrell are three of the artists who co-own the gallery. (via Anna Daughtery/Community Impact Newspaper)

With spin classes and weekend rides, Buda Bike Co. aims to encourage cyclists of all levels

David Barrientos (left) is one of three owners, and Eddie Chavez (right) is the shop manager and head technician. (via Katharine Jose/Community Impact Newspaper)

After 16 years, brothers and co-owners of The Cornucopia in San Marcos still passionate about natural foods

Co-owner David Davis is passionate about the supplements, while his brother and co-owner Dan Davis focuses on groceries. (via Anna Daugherty/Community Impact Newspaper)

In Buda, Mockingbird Made crafts custom furniture from local hardwoods

Husband and wife team Laura and Jeff Daly work on every aspect of the business together, from
communications to product design and development. (via Anna Daugherty/Community Impact Newspaper)

Wake the Dead Coffee House doubles as community hub

Owner Julie Balkman opened Wake the Dead more than a decade ago. (via Anna Herod/Community Impact Newspaper)

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