Republic Kitchen + Bar coming to Leander

Co-owner Ryan Wolslager said he's going to bring some "Texas-sized fun" to his newest restaurant venture.


Seven things to do in Cedar Park and Leander this weekend, Oct. 11-13

Here are seven things to do in the Cedar Park and Leander area this weekend.



AJ's Bar and Grill now serving craft dishes in Old Town Leander

AJ’s Bar and Grill opened Sept. 17 in Old Town Leander. The restaurant serves craft dishes for lunch and dinner and brunch on Sundays. Its menu features items such as Texas Style Fries, spinach artichoke dip, burgers, chicken, House Mac-n-Cheese, and desserts including creme brulee.



Retail center, office condos to open near Larkspur neighborhood in Leander area

Capella Commercial is progressing on a retail center and office and medical condos just north of the Larkspur neighborhood in the Leander area. Construction on a retail strip, located at 1633 N. US 183, Leander, called 183 Highlands, was completed at the end of September, and leasing efforts are underway, according to Tawney Stedman, lead broker for the development.


ACC to hold community meetings to discuss future of Pinnacle campus

The Austin Community College district will host two community conversations in Southwest Austin to hear from the public about ACC’s Pinnacle campus.



Travis County commissioners appoint Dimple Malhotra to preside over family violence court

Travis County commissioners voted 4-0 to appoint Dimple Malhotra to preside over the county’s family violence court at an Oct. 8 meeting. Commissioner Jeffrey Travillion abstained.


Infrared fitness studio Hotworx to open Cedar Park location in November

Hotworx will open a Cedar Park location Nov. 2 at 800 W. Whitestone Blvd., Ste. B4, Cedar Park. The studio …


Travis County commissioners consider raising fees for public improvement districts

Travis County staff recommended a series of revisions to the local Public Improvement District, or PID, policy at an Oct. 8 Commissioners Court meeting.


Travis County extends burn ban through Nov. 6

Travis County commissioners voted unanimously to extend a burn ban through Nov. 6 at a meeting Oct. 8.



$500 grants now available to Leander ISD educators

The Leander Educational Excellence Foundation spring grant application period is now open. The deadline for Leander ISD teachers to apply for an Innovative Teaching Grant is Dec. 2, according to LEEF Executive Director Kristen Huguley.


Military nurses statue coming to Veterans Memorial Park in Cedar Park

A statue honoring military nurses is coming to Cedar Park’s Veterans Memorial Park.


R3 Cryo Spa moving from Northwest Austin to Cedar Park

A cryotherapy business has a new name—and will soon have a new location in Cedar Park.




Here’s what you need to know to get around ACL this weekend

The first weekend of the Austin City Limits music festival will begin at 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 4 when British rockers The Amazons, locals Asleep at the Wheel and the choir from Barton Hills Elementary School all take the stage to kick off the weekend.


Leander City Council to limit time spent on public comments during meetings

After more than an hour of discussion and hearing resident feedback, Leander City Council decided Oct. 3 to change how it conducts the public comments portion of city council meetings.


Leander ISD hires new Reagan Elementary principal, CFO

The Leander ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved the hirings of a chief financial officer for LISD and a principal for Reagan Elementary School at its Oct. 3 workshop meeting.


3 Kings Barber Shop moves to Lakeline Mall

On Sept. 24, 3 Kings Barber Shop relocated from Anderson Mill Road to Lakeline Mall. The full-service barbershop caters to all ages and demographics and specializes in the latest styles, according to owner Jacob Ferguson.



Education Focus 2019: Leander ISD school boundaries

Note : The two high school maps depicted in this graphic reflect the zones for the 2018-19 school year. The 2019-20 zone maps were not ready in time for publication. Click here for the current high school zone map from LISD.


Army Futures Command wants problems for soldiers to be solved at Texas university campuses

A new $130 million combat development complex in at Texas A&M’s campus in Bryan will break ground Oct. 12