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The Mercantile on Main to donate half of water tower t-shirt sales to Round Rock Cares

March 27, 2020 | In Shopping

The Mercantile on Main has announced their plans to donate 50% of the proceeds from the sale of their popular water tower t-shirts to Round Rock Cares. The fund was established by the City of Round Rock, Round Rock Chamber read more

Mayor Morgan, community leaders announce small business support program

March 25, 2020 | In In the Press

Round Rock Mayor Craig Morgan, the Greater Round Rock Community Foundation, the Round Rock Chamber and Dell Technologies announced today a new collaboration to assist local small businesses impacted by the coronavirus.  “Our entire community is concerned about what recent COVID–19 disruptions to business operations may mean for our local small businesses, and for the families of their employees,” Mayor Morgan said. “Many read more

Downtown Round Rock coloring page

March 19, 2020 | In In the Press

With the closure of local schools amidst the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), we know Round Rock parents are faced with filling long days with learning and activities for their children. We hope this Downtown coloring and activity page helps in read more

Downtown restaurants offer curbside, delivery options

March 17, 2020 | In Dining

UPDATE [March 18]: All bar and restaurant dining rooms in Williamson County must close as of 6 p.m. on March 18 based on the latest order issued by Williamson County. Carryout and delivery options are still permitted. ______________________________________________________________________________ Many Downtown read more

Mi Mundo Coffeehouse and Roastery opens in Downtown Round Rock

February 4, 2020 | In Dining

Downtown Round Rock just got a latte more caffeinated! Mi Mundo Coffeehouse and Roastery officially opened their doors at 106 S. Mays Street on Saturday, Feb. 8. In addition to an extensive standard coffee menu, Mi Mundo will offer specialty read more

New Tex-Mex restaurant, Dos Mary’s, opens in Downtown Round Rock

January 17, 2020 | In In the Press

Let’s taco bout how mouthwatering this news is! Dos Mary’s Tex-Mex Bar and Grill is officially open for business in Downtown Round Rock. The new restaurant is located at 118 E. Main Street. According to their Facebook page, Dos Mary’s will offer a breakfast, read more

East Main Street improvements to begin in January

November 27, 2019 | In Construction

Improvements are coming to East Main Street in early 2020.  Round Rock City Council voted at a regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, Nov. 26 to approve a $2.39 million contract with G. Hyatt Construction, Inc. for the improvement project. The Council previously rejected read more

Hometown Holiday lights twinkle back to life Dec. 1

November 27, 2019 | In Events

Get ready to delight in the lights this season. Gather your family and friends for a festive stroll through Downtown Round Rock. From December 1st through the 31st, enjoy the dazzle of holiday lights as they sparkle, twinkle and glow read more

Hometown Halloween returns to Main Street

October 15, 2019 | In Events

Calling all ghouls, goblins and candy lovers! The fifth annual Hometown Halloween is back in Downtown Round Rock! This spooktacular event is a great way to connect with the community, have fun with your family, and best of all, it creates read more

PopUp Art Shows feature local artists on Main Street

September 12, 2019 | In In the Press

Downtown will play host to six PopUp Art shows this fall in Prete Plaza! The shows will run from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. on Sept. 14 and 28, Oct. 12 and 26, and Nov. 9 and 16. Over 12 artists read more

Splash Mob returns to Prete Plaza on Aug. 5

August 1, 2019 | In In the Press

Celebrate the end of summer with a splashin’ good time at the Prete Plaza fountain! The Round Rock Public Library will host two splash mobs from 11 a.m.-12 p.m and 6:30 -7:30 p.m. on Aug. 5. Bring your water squirters, read more

Liberty Barbecue featured in Texas Monthly

June 21, 2019 | In DiningIn the Press

This article was originally published in Texas Monthly. Even with all the success he’s enjoyed at Black Iron Barbecue in Pflugerville, John Brotherton had something to prove in Round Rock. He opened Curly’s Carolina, TX Barbeque on Main Street there in 2013 and had read more

July 4th Parade features earlier start time this year

June 21, 2019 | In Events

Giant helium inflatables, creative floats and marching bands will again take over Downtown Round Rock this year for the 2019 Sertoma July 4th Parade! The 1.5-mile route runs north along Mays Street between Mays Crossing and U.S. 79, with a read more

Summer Shakespeare in the Park returns with “Henry V”

May 29, 2019 | In Events

Penfold Theatre Company presents “Henry V” free-of-charge from 8 to 10 p.m., Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings May 30-June 22 and Sunday, June 23. The production will take place at the Centennial Plaza amphitheater in Downtown Round Rock. Henry V marks the read more

5 Downtown spring break destinations the whole family will love

March 8, 2019 | In In the Press

1. Spring Break Bash returns to Prete Plaza every weeknight during spring break for toe-tappin’ free concerts for the whole family! The full lineup can be found here. 2. The Round Rock Public Library is hosting FREE events all week read more

Round Rock Barber Shop set to relocate to Mays Street in downtown

February 27, 2019 | In In the Press

According to a recent article in Community Impact Newspaper, a local full-service barbershop is set to relocate to Mays Street right here in Downtown Round Rock. Round Rock Barbershop, currently located inside The Salons at Crossing Point (2800 S. Interstate read more

The Inspired Studio to offer coworking space, bakery and boutique in the heart of Downtown

January 22, 2019 | In In the Press

Downtown will welcome a creative new space in spring 2019 at 110 South Mays Street. The Inspired Studio will feature a large coworking space that will also be available for community events and creative workshops. The owner, Nycia Emerson, aims read more

Boutique hotel overlooking Brushy Creek set to open in Downtown Round Rock soon

January 18, 2019 | In In the Press

This article was originally published in Community Impact. The Ruby Hotel, located at 400 Fannin Ave., Round Rock, is now taking reservations for Feb. 14 and beyond as the boutique hotel nears completion. A grand opening will likely be held in late read more

Update: Liberty Barbecue to open on Main Street Friday, Dec. 7

December 7, 2018 | In DiningIn the Press

Update: Liberty Barbecue will officially open at 103 E. Main Street at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7. The restaurant will be open for dinner service only for the first week of operation. Regular business hours will be 11 a.m.-11 read more

Hometown Holiday lights return to Downtown on Dec. 1

December 6, 2018 | In In the Press

Get ready to delight in the lights this season. Gather your family and friends for a festive stroll through Downtown Round Rock. From December 1st through the 31st, enjoy the dazzle of holiday lights as they sparkle, twinkle and glow read more

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