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MUTTS Canine Cantina coming soon to New Braunfels

Expected to open fall 2020, MUTTS Canine Cantina is one of the first businesses confirmed at the ongoing …


Restaurant 188 South now open for business in New Braunfels

Restaurant 188 South, located at 188 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels, held a grand opening celebration Aug. …


Rusty Bugs & Roosters in New Braunfels celebrates 20-year anniversary

Located in the Gruene Historic District, Rusty Bugs & Roosters celebrated 20 years in business in August. …



Loop 337 project in New Braunfels reaches major milestone

Officials with the Texas Department of Transportation have announced the latest milestone for the Loop 337 project in New Braunfels.


Extra Space Self Storage facility coming to New Braunfels

Planned to open in summer 2020, Extra Space Self Storage will construct a 100,000-square-foot facility at …


Comal County Fair Parade route altered by San Antonio Street bridge project

Closure of the San Antonio Street bridge takes place Sept. 3 as construction begins on the 16-month project, which is expected to alter the plans of a number of downtown festivals.


Canyon Lake Dam walkway and service road re-open

Closed since Memorial Day of 2018, a walkway and service road atop Canyon Lake Dam officially re-opened Aug. 27.



New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce selects 2020 leadership class

The New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce announced its 2020 Leadership New Braunfels class   in a news release Aug. 23.


New Braunfels parks to receive all-inclusive play upgrades

The city of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is making a push to establish all-inclusive play structures at multiple local parks.


Das Rec a success, adds competitive swim team

New Braunfels officials may have underestimated the success of the city’s first major recreation facility, Das Rec, which opened just more than a year ago.


Strain on Texas electric market continues to grow

At a briefing in early July, local electric provider New Braunfels Utilities and officials from the Electric Reliability Council of Texas discussed the current status of the ERCOT region of the Texas electric market, which covers 90% of the population of the state of Texas.



T Bar M Camps & Retreats sets the hospitality standard

Over the course of a year, more than 32,000 people visit the grounds of T Bar M Camps & Retreats as a camper, a family member or a conference group, Dudley Callison said.


Texas Bistro at Park View offers Texas-sized taste and scenery

Collin Campion has called New Braunfels home for more than 10 years and has served as a chef at various restaurants around town. Now he says he is happy to have a restaurant of his own.


Float on: Environmental impact of city's disposable container ordinance is measured

“When we first started doing river duty back in ’94-’95, we worked right here,” Craig Van Ryswyk said on a sweltering July morning in New Braunfels. “The bridge was narrow, and it wasn’t as tall.”




New Braunfels ISD receives B grade in 2019 Texas Education Agency accountability rating

The Texas Education Agency has given six New Braunfels ISD schools an A grade in the first official release of the agency’s A-F accountability ratings. Overall, New Braunfels ISD received a B grade in the 2019 ratings, according to the TEA.


Comal ISD receives A grade in 2019 Texas Education Agency accountability rating, up from B last year

The Texas Education Agency has given 16 Comal ISD schools an A grade in the first official release of the agency’s A-F accountability rating system. Overall, Comal ISD received an A grade in the 2019 TEA ratings.


Electric council issues conservation appeal; potential for rotating outages

For the second time in two days the Electric Reliability Council of Texas has issued an Energy Emergency Alert Level 1 asking consumers and businesses to reduce their electricity usage.


Rodriguez Restaurant y Cantina coming soon to Freiheit Village in New Braunfels

Rodriguez Restaurant y Cantina is coming soon to Freiheit Village at 2154 Gabriel Place, Ste. 101, New …



Local Boy Scout completes environmental service project

In a partnership with the Water Oriented Recreation District of Comal County, Eagle Scout candidate Jack Robinson completed a service project in July by designing and building environmentally friendly trash boxes to be placed at popular recreation sites.


Dunkin' now open in WestPointe Village

Dunkin’ opened a second New Braunfels location at 1667 SH 46 W., Ste. 400, in the WestPointe Village …


Edwards Aquifer Authority takes action following reports of growing parasite problem in San Marcos and Comal rivers

The Edwards Aquifer Authority is responding to reports of a growing parasite problem with a plan to survey the situation in the Comal River.


Construction begins on New Braunfels ISD middle school

Construction of the new New Braunfels ISD middle school has begun near the intersection of South Walnut Avenue and Settlers Crossing, according to a district press release.