12:40 PM Jan 22, 2020 CST

New Braunfels Utilities works with city to decide future of downtown office buildings

New Braunfels and NBU aim to preserve downtown buildings' historic character after sale and relocation


6:45 AM Jan 12, 2020 CST

San Antonio Bridge project is months ahead of schedule

The contractor could finish the project and open the bridge to traffic by the end of summer 2020.

Oak Creek residents fight proposed Love's truck stop

Resident concerns clash with truck stop location



Road closures scheduled to begin Jan. 20

Lakeview Boulevard and Drawbridge Trail will be closed for NBU projects.


Texas oil and gas industry could see a major slowdown in 2020

The oil and natural gas industry paid a record-setting $16.3 billion in taxes and royalties to local governments and the state in 2019, the Texas Oil and Gas Association announced Tuesday.


Gypsy Waltz Hot Yoga Studio celebrates 1-year anniversary with new expansion

Gypsy Waltz Hot Yoga Studio is celebrating a year in business in January by expanding its floor space to …


Muck & Fuss thrives in downtown New Braunfels, building on a strong team and unique menu

“We want our people to be genuine and real,” owner Terry Muckenfuss said.



City of New Braunfels announces Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday hours

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, city of New Braunfels offices will be closed or have adjusted hours.


The Retreat at Creekside coming to New Braunfels in December 2020

A 281-unit apartment complex, The Retreat at Creekside , is planned to open in December 2020 near Creekside …


City of New Braunfels plans bridge project near Mill Pond

The city of New Braunfels is considering a road construction project that would update the Landa Park Drive bridge near Mill Pond. The bridge currently has narrow travel lanes and remains a high-volume pedestrian traffic area with just one sidewalk, city officials said.


River Crest Family Dental relocating this month

River Crest Family Dental is relocating to 3029 Independence Drive, Ste. 100, New Braunfels, this January. …



Rock duo finds new sound in budding recording studio at Gruene Records

With multifunctionality in mind, the owners created a traditional recording space that can be transformed for live performances, acoustic artists, instrumental tracks and more.


West San Antonio Street project will repair roadway and sidewalks

The city of New Braunfels began a three- to four-month rehabilitation project on West San Antonio Street on Nov. 18. Affecting San Antonio Street from Academy Avenue to Walnut Avenue, the project will implement roadway and curb repairs that will be done in two phases. Traffic will be transitioned from one side of San Antonio Street to the other in order to allow two-way traffic throughout the duration of the project, according to Jennifer Cain, New Braunfels capital projects manager.


Lariat Springs retreat and conference center coming soon to New Braunfels

A new retreat destination and luxury conference center, Lariat Springs , is scheduled to open in March near …


New Braunfels plans year of celebration for 175th anniversary

The chamber of commerce has embarked on a four-year-long adventure to ring in the anniversary in style.



City Council, Economic Development Corporation work to bring automotive plant to New Braunfels

Continental Automotive Systems was offered a two-part economic incentive package.


California Boulevard improvements underway

The work, which began the week of Jan. 6, will include pot base repairs; mill and overlay; sidewalk construction and ADA ramp installations.


7 locally-owned shops to check out

New Braunfels is home to a variety of locally owned businesses that offer food, antiques and other goods.


Comal ISD prepares for spring 2020 bond election

The bond will include funds to build two elementary schools and one middle school, among other items.



Update: Flood advisories and severe thunderstorm watches in effect as storms enter Central Texas

The Greater Austin area, from Georgetown and parts further north running south past Dripping Springs, is under a severe weather alert as a storm set to hit later this afternoon is predicted by weather officials to carry damaging effects.


TO-DO LIST: 14 January and February events in and around New Braunfels

Blingo Bingo, Tablescapes, the Hill Country Wedding Show and 11 other events around town.


NBU announces plans to relocate from current facility

NBU's main office has been located on the Main Plaza since 1942.




New Braunfel’s Common Street project is ahead of schedule

The project includes road repairs and improvements to pedestrian accommodations.


A brief introduction to the history of New Braunfels

Businesses founded in early years of the city's history still exist.