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Why shopping local is the gift that keeps on giving

Missed the Black Friday sales, or looking to treat yourself this holiday season? Not only does shopping locally save you the nail biting of waiting for your packages to arrive — it also benefits your community! When you purchase taxable goods and services in Round Rock, you pay 8.25 percent in sales taxes. 6.25 percent goes straight to the state of Texas, and the other 2 percent stays here in Round Rock. Here’s the breakdown: 1 percent goes…

Wayback Burgers set to open Round Rock location soon

Round Rock and delicious burgers? Talk about a great combo! Wayback Burgers is set to open a new location in Round Rock at 1900 University Blvd. prior to the end of the year.  Famous for fresh burgers and hand-dipped milkshakes, the chain originated in Delaware in 1991 and has expanded to more than 100 locations since that time. A full menu is available online at https://waybackburgers.com/.

Columbian restaurant and bakery sets down roots in Round Rock

One word, y’all. Empanadas. Sabor Columbia Restaurant and Bakery is family-owned and recently opened its doors to a community hungry with anticipation for another delicious addition to Round Rock’s burgeoning foodie scene. Originally launched as a food truck in Austin, Texas, the menu in Round Rock is deliciously authentic, including items for breakfast, lunch and dinner. From empanadas, to seafood and steak plates, fresh fruit, traditional Columbian deserts, pastries, and coffee, patrons won’t be lost for…

Altitude Trampoline Park jumps into new Round Rock location

We’re bouncing off the walls just thinking about this new family-friendly addition to Round Rock! Altitude Trampoline Park opened their doors earlier this month at the northwest corner of I-35 and SH 45 with more than 30,000 square-feet of indoor trampoline and event space. According to the company, the Round Rock park will be the “premier facility of the Altitude brand,” with the introduction of new and exciting attractions, including a zip line and ropes…

Lupe Tortilla officially open for business in Round Rock

In queso you didn’t already know, Lupe Tortilla is officially open for business here in Round Rock! The restaurant is located at 240 Bass Pro Drive near the Round Rock Premium Outlets. Lupe Tortilla is a Tex-Mex restaurant chain that operates twenty-two locations across Texas. Their menu includes more than sixty different items and is available online at: https://tex-mex.com/ 

Burlington plans 36,000 square-foot store in Round Rock

According to a recent article published in Community Impact Newspaper, Burlington is set to open a new store in Round Rock in 2019. The company currently operates 567 stores in 45 states and Puerto Rico, where shoppers can find a “large assortment of current, high-quality, designer and name-brand merchandise at up to 65% off other retailers’ prices.” The Round Rock location will be located at 120 Sundance Pkwy. in the La Frontera Shopping Center.

Piranha Records celebrates 15 years in Round Rock

This article was originally published in Community Impact Newspaper:https://communityimpact.com/austin/round-rock-pflugerville-hutto/business/2018/10/08/piranha-records-independent-music-store-celebrates-15-years-in-round-rock/  When John Aleman was looking for a location to open Piranha Records in September 2003, he said he found his current storefront with the help of one of I-35’s most notorious qualities—traffic. “When we went to go look for a location … we took the first exit where traffic was backed up, and it still is,” Aleman said of his location right off the intersection of…

Pinthouse Pizza looks to open new Round Rock location later this year

Construction is currently ongoing at the popular restaurant and brewery

Teriyaki Madness set to open new location in Round Rock soon

Grab those chopsticks, Round Rock! Teriyaki Madness, an Asian-fusion and Japanese restaurant, is set to open a new location in Round Rock this summer

Lupe Tortilla set to open new location in Round Rock this summer

Just in time for summer, Lupe Tortilla has announced plans to open a new location in the coming months at 240 Bass Pro Drive right here in Round Rock! According to a recent article in Community Impact, the Tex-Mex restaurant chain will open “in a 7,000-square-foot building and offer more than 60 menu items when it opens.” The restaurant chain, which includes 21 other locations, prides itself on serving authentic, made-from-scratch Mexican food. We’re getting hungry just thinking…

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