Owner of shopping centers in the region files for bankruptcy; Chez Nous closes in Austin and more Central Texas news

Washington Prime Group Inc. owns six shopping centers in the region, including The Arboretum. (Courtesy of the Arboretum)

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Central Texas

Austin-area malls owner files Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Washington Prime Group Inc. announced on June 15 that it and its subsidiaries would voluntarily file Chapter 11 bankruptcy petitions with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Austin Center

Chez Nous, the long-standing French bistro in downtown Austin, is definitely closing its doors

After nearly four decades in downtown Austin, French bistro Chez Nous has closed its doors for good.

Cedars-Leander Park

F45 Cedar Park to reopen in July with new owner

The F45 Cedar Park will open under a new franchise owner at the end of July. F45 Training offers HIIT or high intensity interval training classes.

First Citizens Bank opens branch in Cedar Park

First Citizens Bank, a North Carolina-based bank, opened a branch in Cedar Park on June 14. The bank offers personal and business services, according to a statement.

Northwest Austin

Ethereal Gift Collective Opens in Northwest Austin with Local Products

The independent retailer offers tarot card readings and sells candles, flowers, jewelry, vintage items and other items from local small businesses, 95% of which are owned by women, according to the company.

Burnet Road sidewalk improvements near Q2 Stadium are expected to be completed by July

The first part of the pedestrian and mobility improvements along Burnet Road in North Austin will be fully open to the public before the end of the month, according to new materials from the City of Austin.

Round rock

Round Rock will inaugurate a new library on June 17

Round Rock will inaugurate its new library at 200 E. Liberty Ave. June 17 at 10:30 a.m.

Olivia Aldridge, Iain Oldman, Brooke Sjoberg and Taylor Girtman contributed to this report.

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