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Starting a new chapter: Old library remodel and paseo construction kicks off

The remodel of the old Round Rock Public Library at 216 East Main Street kicked off Monday, May 6. The 44,000-square-foot building, which will maintain its designation as the Griffith Building, will include the Round Rock Visitors Center and a two-story Arts and Culture gallery on the first floor, and the Round Rock Chamber on […]

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Looking for the perfect mother’s day gift? Head Downtown on May 10 for shopping, cocktails, prizes, and more!

A little birdie told us the moms in your life want three things: a night out, a thoughtful gift, and spa treatments. Join Rhae, Hometown Gift & Decor, and Viva Day Spa from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, May 10 to check off the entire list! Each business will have fun pop-up services, door prize drawings,

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Roll out your mats! Free yoga and pilates classes at Prete Plaza this spring

Roll out your yoga mats! Prete Plaza is hosting free yoga and pilates classes this Saturday, April 13, starting at 8 a.m. First, Round Rock Yoga will kick off its 12th annual Yoga on the Plaza monthly series, continuing through September. After yoga, Downtown business Finding Flow Pilates will offer a free mat pilates class

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Mark your calendars: PopUp Art shows return to Prete Plaza this spring

The popular PopUp art show series kicks off March 23 and continues once a month through June. Each event will feature at least 12 artists and a wide array of art mediums. We recommend making a day of it by visiting the local eateries and shops! All shows will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Prete

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Swallow Wines opens in Downtown Round Rock

Swallow Wines officially opened its doors on Feb. 28 at 407 Round Rock Avenue. The tasting room features wines sourced directly from out-of-state wineries and aims to create an approachable, yet elevated wine experience for all guests. Guests can expect a regularly rotated wine-tasting menu, an educational experience, wine tasting flights, food and wine pairings, wines by

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Korean restaurant to open on Main Street Feb. 1

This article was originally published on Eater Austin. A new Korean restaurant is going to open in Round Rock early this year. Ghama Zone Korean will be found at 118 East Main Street  starting on Thursday, February 1. The restaurant’s menu boasts traditional and modern Korean dishes. Of particularly note, there are three specific appetizers. There’s the pockets, which are

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Woodbine Mansion venue showcase set for Sunday, Jan. 21

Calling all newly engaged couples! Woodbine Mansion, located in the heart of Downtown Round Rock at 405 East Main Street, is hosting a venue showcase from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21. During the event, the property will be transformed to provide inspiration for your special day. Additionally, guests can meet with other potential vendors,

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Downtown Round Rock’s latest townhome development breaks ground

A new 60-unit townhome development, Monarch on Main, broke ground on Dec. 6 in Downtown Round Rock. The 6.35-acre property is located north of East Main Street and east of East Liberty Avenue. The two-story townhomes will feature attached garages while the community will include walking trails and a common park area. According to the

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Wrap up your holiday shopping at the Downtowner Holiday mART

Experience artful shopping at the Downtowner Gallery’s annual Holiday mART, where the gallery transforms into a festive gift shop! This year’s theme is nostalgia, and we hope you’ll enjoy searching through all of the creative treasures made by local and area artists. Among the art gifts, made by local and area artists, there are items like artistic

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Unwrap the merry on Main Street with Hometown Holiday Dec. 1- 31

Downtown Round Rock is set to transform into the cozy, hometown backdrop of your favorite Hallmark movie as Hometown Holiday returns Dec. 1! Beginning when the sun sets on December 1 and twinkling to life every night through the end of the month, you and yours can delight in a festive family outing. Grab a coat

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Boo! Hometown Halloween returns to Downtown Oct. 31

Spooky times are brewing! The 9th annual Hometown Halloween returns on Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 3-7 p.m. Your little ghouls and goblins will kick off the holiday with face painting, trick-or-treating at Downtown businesses, live music, giveaways, and more! After their fill of candy, head to one of our Downtown eateries for a festive family meal. Check

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Downtown winery and tasting lounge set to open this fall

Calling all wine connoisseurs! Swallow Wines is set to open at 407 Round Rock Avenue (previously Round Rock Travel & Cruises) in October. The tasting lounge is permitted as a winery which allows sourcing directly from out-of-state wineries and the ability to showcase wines that are not mass-distributed. Swallow Wines aims to create an approachable,

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City Hall parking garage in Downtown Round Rock closed for maintenance

The Round Rock City Hall parking garage located at 221 E. Main Street is closed for maintenance from July 31 through Aug. 31. Maintenance will include an upgraded security and lighting system, as well as cleaning and structural improvements. While the City Hall parking garage is temporarily out of service, the following public parking garages

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