Big Cat BBQ in Cedar Park has closed. Feb. 4 was the restaurant’s last day open. The barbecue restaurant located at 401 W. Whitestone Blvd., Cedar Park, opened in August 2015. Big Cat BBQ served a variety of meats, including brisket, beef, pork ribs, pulled pork, turkey and sausage. www.facebook.com/bigcatbbq
Marisa Charpentier joined Community Impact in September 2018. After working as an intern, she became a reporter for the Cedar Park | Leander edition in October 2018. Charpentier graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with degrees in journalism and Plan II Honors.