New Braunfels
6:55 PM Dec 4, 2019 CST

Rustic Trader set to close in New Braunfels

The business will close its doors by Dec. 31.


Southwest Austin

Carve American Grille opening in Southwest Austin's Lantana Place later this month

Carve American Grille will open in Southwest Austin in mid December


Central Austin

Rainey Street shuts down to vehicular traffic Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights through March 8

In a similar fashion to Austin's Sixth Street, cars will be prohibited from entering Rainey Street on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights until March 2020.




Central Austin

City staff must be more transparent as city moves toward motel shelter strategy, Austin City Council says

Austin City Council is preparing to purchase another motel for conversion into a homeless shelter, but urged staff to be more transparent as motels are chosen.


Lake Travis | Westlake

Austin Gastroenterology announces the addition of a new center

Austin Gastroenterology announced a project to open a third HyGleaCare Center in spring 2020


Georgetown

Design phase to begin on downtown Georgetown parking structure

Progress on the $5 million parking structure at Main and Sixth streets continues.



Georgetown

Garey Park draws more nonresidents in 2019 fiscal year despite a higher entrance fee

The 525-acre park opened in June 2018 at 6450 FM 2243 and features hiking trails, an equestrian arena and event center.


San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

City of San Marcos, SMCISD, Texas State, Hays County collaborate to create youth services director position in 2020

The new role will be contracted by Community Action.


Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

RM 620 improvements expected to begin by end of year, and 3 other Round Rock road projects to know

Utility work is underway on I-35 and Hwy. 79, and RM 620 improvements are anticipated to be underway by end of year.


Southwest Austin

Infinity Ranch brings tiny-home rentals to Dripping Springs

Infinity Ranch is offering bed and breakfast-style nightly rentals in the Hill Country.



Georgetown

Georgetown riverside dining locale El Monumento looks to be a destination for every occasion

El Monumento serves interior Mexican and Tex-Mex menu items.


Central Austin

Cherrywood Art Fair to end following 2019 event

Cherrywood Art Fair announced Dec. 4 that its 2019 holiday market—a free event featuring more than 90 artists, live music and a volunteer panel of jurors—will be its final event.


Georgetown

Lamppost Coffee promoting a comfortable, welcoming new space on the Georgetown Square

Lamppost Coffee opened its second location in Georgetown.


Georgetown

Local Georgetown grocery store La Plaza Meat Market embraces Mexican culture

La Plaza also has a Mexican bakery that includes an assortment of offerings.



Cedar Park | Leander

Fifteen Leander ISD employees to receive advanced degrees from Concordia University Texas

Fifteen Leander ISD employees will receive advanced degrees from Concordia University Texas during the Dec. 7 commencement.


Cedar Park | Leander

Former Leander City Manager Kent Cagle now city manager of Killeen

Cagle’s first day as city manager of Killeen was Dec. 3, according to a city press release.


Northwest Austin

Sushi restaurant in Northwest Austin celebrates 20th anniversary

Midori Sushi in Northwest Austin celebrated its 20th anniversary in October


Central Austin

Three local businesses on Longview Street celebrate 10th anniversary

Three businesses located at 2520 Longview St. Austin, celebrated 10th anniversaries in November. Tony Senecal …



Georgetown

Pok-e-Jo's now open in Georgetown

There is a new BBQ joint in Georgetown.


Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Hippo Cafe serves up home-style cooking in Hutto

Scott Feller and his wife, Stacie, opened Hippo Cafe in February 2019.


Northwest Austin

Construction on Anderson Mill Road expansion in Northwest Austin could start in summer 2020

Construction could begin in summer 2020 on an expansion project to widen Anderson Mill Road in Northwest Austin.


Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

468 new jobs, $30.4M investment in 2019: Round Rock Chamber is 'strong,' CEO says in annual address

Round Rock Chamber President and CEO Jason Ball delivered the 2019 State of the Chamber address Dec. 3.