In the Press

We love it when a Plan comes together

April 4, 2016 | In In the Press

Back in 2008, when City staff was interviewing consultants to develop a master plan for Downtown, the most important question we asked was: How have the plans you created been implemented? It’s one thing to create a document with pretty read more

March 30 Construction update

March 30, 2016 | In In the Press

Liberty at Round Rock Avenue will be closed starting this Thursday (3/31) for utility and sidewalk work. Blair St. will remain open. Traffic entering downtown from I-35 will not be able to turn left on to W. Liberty, as has read more

Austin Monthly Dives into Downtown

March 30, 2016 | In In the Press

We love it when folks discover our hometown downtown; it’s like welcoming a new member to our family, and lord knows we’ve got plenty for dinner! And breakfast, and lunch and… well… just about any time a day really. Already read more

Bakery set to “sweeten” Downtown foodie scene

March 21, 2016 | In In the Press

You can’t buy happiness, but you’ll soon be able to to buy delicious baked goods in Downtown Round Rock, and that’s pretty much the same thing. The CakeSmith Bakery, set to open sometime in early May, will be located right smack dab in the center read more

Community Impact Experiences Sweet Love and Sugar Britches Boutique

March 4, 2016 | In In the Press

Sweet home. Sweet love. Here in Downtown Round Rock, we’re all about keepin’ things local. It’s part of our charm. And the unique boutiques that dot our streets are a big part of who we are. Open since 2003, Sweet read more

Brass Tap “Hops” onto List of Best Beer Bars in America

February 24, 2016 | In In the Press

Walk in. Sit down. And enjoy the uniqueness that is The Brass Tap. From the moment you step into this epic beer bar, you feel right at home. Maybe it’s the folks, or the history, or the taste of those read more

Music on Main Brings Hometown Beat from March through May

February 23, 2016 | In In the Press

Tell us you’re coming and invite your friends on Facebook Escape the daily routine and spend your Wednesday night at Music on Main in Downtown Round Rock! The perfect opportunity to kick off your shoes and relax into the sound of talented musicians, read more

New Event Center Coming to Downtown

February 22, 2016 | In In the Press

Charming. Historic. Thriving! We aren’t a sleepy small-town downtown; we’ve got delicious restaurants, toe-tappin’ live music and a nightlife worth tellin’ your friends about. And with new development popping up right and left, we’ve got something for just about everybody, including The read more

February 11 Construction Update

February 11, 2016 | In In the Press

The roundabout will open in approximately 3-4 weeks to vehicular traffic Crews continue to work on the sidewalks on Mays and have begun laying black base on the east side of the road   The goal of the Downtown construction read more

Main Street Grill brings “local flavor to fine dining experience”

February 10, 2016 | In In the Press

Main Street Grill, a mouth-watering mainstay in our burgeoning Downtown, recently found itself playing the lead role in a foodie feature put together by local news outlet, Community Impact. Heading into its 17th year of business, the restaurant has made read more

9 “Super” Downtown Spots to Watch the Big Game

February 5, 2016 | In In the Press

Long Branch Saloon 107 W Main Street Is there a better way to celebrate the biggest game of the year than with a big ‘ol pile of mudbugs and an ice cold thirst quencher to wash ‘em down? Yes, yes read more

Downtown proud to be a big part of the booming Round Rock restaurant scene

January 25, 2016 | In In the Press

A recent KEYE TV segment, focused on the growing number of Round Rock restaurants that have folks lining up to grab a bite, features our thriving hometown downtown! If you haven’t had a chance to check us out yet, or read more

Theater Coming to Downtown Round Rock

January 16, 2016 | In In the Press

This article was originally posted in the City of Round Rock’s Quarry Blog. Can’t you just picture it? Dinner, an evening performance with friends, then drinks to top off a perfect night. All right here in our burgeoning hometown downtown read more

January 12 Construction Update

January 12, 2016 | In In the Press

The switch over on Mays Street (from west to east lanes) will start to take place today and may continue into tomorrow. There is still paving work to be done on Liberty, so the Mays/W. Liberty intersection is not slated read more

3 Delicious Downtown Brunch Spots

January 9, 2016 | In In the Press

The Scarlet Rabbit 410 W. Main Street, Round Rock, TX A whimsical Texas bistro nestled in a 1940’s bungalow, The Scarlet Rabbit boasts an epic patio, fairytale-esque décor and a menu so delicious you’ll think you landed in a true brunch wonderland. read more

January 7 Construction Update

January 7, 2016 | In In the Press

Mays Street will be restriped early next week to allow for the switch over (from west to east lane closure) late next week. The Mays/W. Liberty intersection will reopen as soon as the switch over on Mays takes place. Crews read more

Star Co. celebrates anniversary with free coffee

January 5, 2016 | In In the Press

What’s better than free coffee? Anniversary celebration free coffee, of course! A family-owned business that has captured the heart of our hometown downtown, Star Co. Coffee will celebrate their one-year anniversary at their current location this Thursday, Jan. 7 with free read more

Holiday Spirit “On Tap” in Downtown Round Rock

December 28, 2015 | In In the Press

Santa may already be kickin’ his feet up with a cold beverage back at the North Pole, but we’ve still got plenty of holiday spirit on tap at our local downtown waterin’ holes! Perfect for ringing in the new year read more

7 HoHoHometown Holiday Boutiques

December 9, 2015 | In In the Press

It’s time to break out the ‘ol holiday sweater, trim the tree, hang the lights, bake some treats and, of course, head downtown for a little hometown holiday shopping. And with this list of seven local, one-of-a-kind small town boutiques filled with read more

You’re bacon me wanna eat Downtown

December 4, 2015 | In In the Press

Apparently we missed International Bacon Day back in September but we’re pretty much in the “who cares” column on that one, because from now and forever forward we proclaim every day to be Bacon Day in Downtown Round Rock! Okay, read more