Mean Green Dumpster Rental opened in September at 895 S. Loop 4, Buda. The company serves the surrounding area of Buda and offers rental of 20-40 foot roll-off bins for waste management and junk removal. Trash cans can be rented by residents, businesses, and construction sites. Our customer service line is available 24 hours a day. 512-599-7988. www.meangreendumpsterrental.com
Plaza Las Rosas Gifts, an Austin-based travel marketplace, has opened a retail store at the Tanger Outlets (4015 I-35 S. Ste.). 408, San Marcos. A grand opening celebration will be held on October 15 with workshops on poetry, writing, children’s crafts, and adornment-making. Plaza Las Rosas Gifts typically hosts pop-ups throughout Austin, featuring only artisan merchandise from local market vendors. We also partner with local businesses to host open mics and musical performances. www.plazalasrosas.com
Starbucks opened a new store in early October at Kyle 19140 I-35 in the Dry River District. The new store menu will offer classics and seasonal specials such as pumpkin spice lattes in traditional walk-in his café settings and drive-thru. Customers can also pre-order from the Starbucks app. www.starbucks.com
Car Wash Express will open a new store in February at 233 Wonder World Drive in San Marcos. The car wash has a 120-foot automatic car wash and over 10 vacuum stations. Vacuum cleaners, towels and window cleaning are provided free of charge to all guests.
Smoothie King will open a new location in early 2022 at 200 N I-35 Ste. 100, San Marcos. The menu includes the chain’s classic high-protein smoothie, a blend with less than 350 calories per 20-ounce, and his 12-ounce smoothie for kids. www.smoothieking.com