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Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers coming to Buda fall 2018

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers is expected to open fall 2018 at 15570 S. I-35, Buda. Construction for the 3,464 square-foot restaurant began July 3 near Cabela's. The facility will seat 99 guests, with additional patio seating and a drive-thru. Founded in Kansas, Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers is known for its steakburgers, hot dogs and fries, as well as custard dessert... more >

Ellipsis Boutique to celebrate its one-year anniversary in Buda on Aug. 3

Located at 306 S. Main St., Ste. 105, Buda, Ellipsis Boutique will celebrate its one-year anniversary Aug. 3. Ellipsis, a women's clothing and accessories boutique, will host an anniversary celebration at their Buda Mill & Grain Co. suite with food, cocktails and live music from 6-8... more >

Buda’s Assemblage Contemporary Craftsman Gallery celebrates its first anniversary Aug. 3

Assemblage Contemporary Craftsman Gallery, located at 306 S. Main Street, Ste. 106, Buda, will celebrate its first year in business with an art show Aug. 3. "As a special thank you to our clients, friends and community, our anniversary art show will feature works priced at $100 or less from each of our gallery artists," said Jacquie Hollis Martinez, the gallery's owner. The art show celebration will also include food, wine and live music beginning at 5... more >

Blue Dahlia Bistro celebrates first anniversary July 27

Blue Dahlia Bistro, located at 107 E. Hopkins St., San Marcos, is a casual, European-inspired restaurant celebrating its first anniversary July 27. "We have inside seating as well as a beautiful courtyard with walls that are the oldest structure in San Marcos, dating back to the 1800s," said Amy Ramirez, the restaurant's owner. Blue Dahlia Bistro serves breakfast, lunch and dinner items, including waffles, salads and sandwiches, along with desserts, wine and beer. 512-667-9539... more >

Dick’s Classic Garage in San Marcos closing, transitioning into a grant foundation

The board of directors of Dick’s Classic Garage announced July 17 the museum’s operating structure will transition into a private, nonprofit grant-making foundation and close to the public Dec. 31. The foundation’s new role will aim to honor the late Richard L. Burdick, founder of Dick’s Classic Garage, as well as his dedication to investing in tomorrow's leaders by helping promote character-based education. “It was my husband’s most sincere wish to create and maintain a... more >

Boling Law Firm in Kyle relocates law offices

Boling Law Firm moved from 140 Kirkham Circle, Kyle, to 1301 S. Old Stagecoach Road, Kyle, to accommodate for the firm's growth, according to Attorney at Law Anna Boling. The firm's areas of practice include probate, wills and estates, family law and mediation. Boling first established her Hays County law office in 1998 with a location in San Marcos. Boling Law Firm first relocated from San Marcos to Kyle on Kirkham Circle June 2015, then again from Kirkham Circle to Stagecoach Road June... more >

Dahlia Wood Gallery set to close July 27

Located at 232 N. LBJ Drive, San Marcos, Dahlia Woods Gallery is set to close July 27, with invitation-only socials July 28 and Aug. 11 to sell any remaining items. "San Marcos city codes enforcement has required major renovations in order to keep Pinky’s Wine Bar open," gallery owner Dahlia Woods said. "The wine bar is essential to selling art here, and I can't afford to meet the requirements in order to keep the bar open along with the gallery." Director of Neighborhood Services... more >

Junk in the Trunk to close its San Marcos location July 30

Located at 202 N. LBJ Drive, Ste. 105, San Marcos, Junk in the Trunk will close July 30 after a little over three years in business. The thrift store first opened on January 15, 2015, selling vintage items, vinyl records, comics and uncommon objects.... more >

Casa Maria reopens July 16 after months of remodeling

Located at 706 S. Guadalupe St., San Marcos, Casa Maria reopened July 16 after six months of remodeling and expansion. The restaurant expanded with an additional 9,500 square feet, including a new bar, additional dining space, a bakery and a patio. Since 1997 Casa Maria has offered Mexican dishes alongside a bakery with treats, such as pumpkin empanadas, pan dulce, flan, tres leches cake and other... more >

Victory Cleaners celebrates 60 years as a family-owned business

Located at 418 S. LBJ Drive, San Marcos, Victory Cleaners celebrated 60 years as a family-owned business in July. Aurelio Martinez became the sole owner of Victory Cleaners in 1958, offering sewing alterations and laundry services. The Martinez family also owns other Victory Cleaners locations at 102 Hunter Road, San Marcos, and 605 E. Davis St., Luling, with plans to open a new location in Kyle. 512-396-4606 Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 7 a.m.-3 p.m., closed... more >

Jersey Mike’s Subs to open first Buda location

Located at 15550 S. I-35, Buda, Jersey Mike’s Subs will open in Buda July 18. Franchise owners Joanne and Michael Jordan will hold a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from July 18-22 to support the Buda Volunteer Fire Department. Circulating 7,500 coupons throughout the community, the owners are offering a free regular sub for a minimum $2 contribution to the department. "We are very excited to be working in the city of Buda and look forward to this incredible opportunity,” Joanne... more >

Austin Java now open in San Marcos

Austin Java, an Austin-based coffee shop that offers breakfast, lunch and dinner service, catering and events, opened July 10 at 309 N. Edward Gary St., San Marcos. The business, which started in 1995, has several Austin-area... more >

A San Marcos shopping center on Bugg Lane under new ownership

NAI Partners’ Investment Fund II, a Houston-based real estate firm, now owns a San Marcos shopping center that includes businesses, such as Pizza Hut, Half-Price Books and Nationwide Insurance. “With San Marcos ranking as the fastest-growing city in the country for three years running, we were pleased to be able to find a value-add local asset that met our internal criteria and capitalizes on the area’s rapid growth,” said Andrew Pappas, the senior vice president of NAI Investment... more >

Hat Creek Burger Company now open in San Marcos

Hat Creek Burger Co. opened for business in San Marcos on July 9. Located at 4206 S. I-35, San Marcos, the new Hat Creek is about 2,223 square feet, including an outdoor covered patio. The fast-casual, family-friendly restaurant also includes a drive-thru and a fenced-in playground. Menu items include salads, breakfast, burgers, chicken dishes, sides and milkshakes. Hours: Sun.-Thu. 7 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri-Sat. 7 a.m.-9:30... more >

The Pita Shop set to expand its San Marcos location

Located at 1904 Ranch Road 12, Ste. 111, San Marcos, the Pita Shop plans to expand horizontally, adding approximately 800 square feet, according to the shop's owners. In order to add more tables and seating, husband-and-wife owners Omar Aldmour and Susan Mutschlechner Aldmour will expand and renovate the location with an additional 800-square-foot dining area, bringing the total size of the restaurant to 1,600 square feet. Although there is no set date on when construction will begin, Omar... more >

Pieology closes its doors in San Marcos

Located at 301 N. Guadalupe St., Ste. 155, San Marcos, franchised restaurant Pieology closed for business in July. A sign was placed on Pieology's door announcing the closing. “We want to thank you for your support and loyalty over the past years," the sign said. "We will miss you!” San Marcos' Pieology first opened in 2015, serving artisan-style pizzas, salads and breadsticks. Reasons behind the closing were not immediately evident, and efforts by Community Impact Newspaper to... more >

H-E-B announces beer and wine delivery in under an hour via Favor

H-E-B announced June 29 it has partnered with Austin-based on-demand delivery company Favor to offer beer and wine delivery throughout Texas. The service will offer free delivery on beer and wine this summer through Labor Day. San Antonio-based H-E-B has more than 400 stores in Texas and Mexico with more than 109,000 employees. At launch, the new service will be available across the greater areas of San Antonio, Austin, Corpus Christi and... more >

San Marcos’ Quail Creek Golf Club closing July 1

Located at 2701 Airport Hwy. 21, San Marcos, Quail Creek Golf Club will permanently close July 1. However, the 18th annual Firecracker Golf Tournament Classic is still scheduled to be held at the club July 4. Hosted by the American G.I. Forum of Texas Inc. San Marcos Chapter, the tournament's proceeds will go toward benefiting veterans and scholarships. 512-353-1665 2701 Airport Hwy. 21, San... more >

Brush 32 Dental to open Buda location July 2

With six locations in the Greater Austin Area—including in Austin, Cedar Park, Dripping Springs, Hutto, Pflugerville and Round Rock—Brush 32 Dental is opening an additional facility to serve Buda on July 2. Services include cosmetic dentistry, emergency dental care, endodontics care and teeth whitening. 512-265-8427 15550 S. IH 35 Frontage Rd, Suite 110, Buda Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-3... more >

Jimmy Choo to open July 19 in San Marcos Premium Outlets

Jimmy Choo, which sells women’s and men’s shoes, handbags and fragrances, will open July 19 in San Marcos Premium Outlets, 3939 S. I-35, San Marcos. 512-396-2200.... more >

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