Northwest Austin

Stay informed about the latest local news in Northwest Austin, including Capital Metro updates, Austin City Hall coverage, news on the local housing market and more.



Studs now offering ear piercing services at Austin's Domain Northside

The business requires appointments on the weekends and recommends them during the week.



Early voting in Austin City Council District 4 special election begins Jan. 10

Three polling places will operate in District 4 during early voting Jan. 10-21, and ballots by mail are also available for eligible voters.


Round Rock ISD Board of Trustees votes to place superintendent on administrative leave

The Round Rock ISD board of trustees approved a recommendation from Texas Education Agency monitor David Faltys to put Superintendent Hafedh Azaiez on administrative leave.


Meals on Wheels of Central Texas names new CEO, President

Henry Van de Putte will take over the role in February.


Austin Public Health to offer booster doses to newly eligible 12-15 age group

The public health agency is following guidance provided by the CDC.



Travis County commissioners express concern over MoPac South in letter to Central Texas tolling agency

The project was revived in November 2021 with an open house after being paused since 2016.


Developer to break ground on 315-unit multifamily community in North Austin

Austin-based OHT Partners will begin construction on a 315-unit multifamily development called Lenox Grand in January, according to project officials.


CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Cinemark at Market Street closes in The Woodlands; P. Terry's Burger Stand coming to Cedar Park and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Jan. 6.


Taquero Mucho opens doors of North Austin location Jan. 7

Owned and operated by Austin restaurateurs Gabriela and Arturo Bucio of Gabriela's Group, Taquero Mucho serves a menu inspired by Michoacán family recipes, including tacos, sopes and tortas.



Austin-Travis County shifts into Stage 5 coronavirus risk

The update comes as the omicron variant surges throughout the community.


Austin opens affordable housing funding program for nonprofits, seeks volunteers to review city spending

Nonprofits seeking loans for land purchases and individuals interested in joining Austin's housing investment review team can apply through the city.


Austin Pets Alive seeking emergency fosters as many staffers in quarantine

Austin Pets Alive is looking for new and existing fosters to take 50 dogs until staffing levels return tomorrow.




Former Dallas Cowboy Troy Aikman announces Austin-based beer company

According to a press release, the company aims to create a healthier beer option with its light lager.


Austin Public Health awaits further guidance for recently authorized booster shots for ages 12-15

The Food and Drug Administration authorized the expanded booster shot eligibility Jan. 3.


CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Fort Bend County sees record COVID-19 cases; Round Rock ISD considering placing superintendent on leave and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Jan. 5.


TEA confirms ongoing investigation into Round Rock ISD superintendent

The Texas Education Agency confirmed to Community Impact Newspaper that the agency is conducting an active investigation into Round Rock ISD Superintendent Hafedh Azaiez on Jan. 5. 



Simar Seafood Cocina now serving seafood sourced from Mexico in Northwest Austin

The restaurant offers seafood sourced from all coasts of Mexico to guarantee freshness in any season.


UT moves to virtual classes for first two weeks of spring semester amid COVID-19 surge

Officials are aiming to restart in-person classes Jan. 31.


Baby Greens relocates to Northwest Austin after five years in North Austin

In a video posted to Instagram, owner Sharon Mays said the relocation was necessitated by the business's need for more space and a desire to add delivery orders.


CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: School districts maintain, increase pandemic protocols ahead of spring semester and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Jan. 4.