Emilie Boenig Lutostanski

Emilie has reported on education, business, city and county news since 2009. After a stint as a radio reporter in her hometown of New Braunfels, she wrote for the Temple Daily Telegram and later joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2011. As an editor, Emilie covers transportation, development, city and education news in Cedar Park and Leander including Leander ISD.

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Cedar Park City Council approves agreements for third H-E-B

Cedar Park residents could see a new H-E-B store open by 2020 after City Council approved an infrastructure reimbursement deal on April 10 for drainage improvements to a 46-acre site. more »

Apr 11, 2014 , Cedar Park | Leander

Cedar Park In-N-Out Burger to open April 10

Beginning April 10, fans of California-based In-N-Out Burger will have a Cedar Park location to satisfy their cravings for Double-Double, 3x3 or Animal Style hamburgers. more »

Apr 9, 2014 Cedar Park | Leander

Artist Kathleen McElwaine is known for the nature-based paintings she works on in her downtown Georgetown studio.

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Kathleen McElwaine

Growing up in Oklahoma, Kathleen McElwaine said she got into trouble before she discovered art. more »

Apr 9, 2014 Georgetown

Leander ISD considers hazardous bus routes

The Leander ISD school board on April 3 discussed discontinuing bus service to three routes within two miles of Bush Elementary School and Cedar Park High School. more »

Apr 4, 2014 Cedar Park | Leander

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Brooklyn Heights chef Jamie Hollinger (left) and owner Pat Stafford serve a menu of pasta, salads, wings, sandwiches, steaks, seafood, pizzas and large pizza slices, which start at $3.99.

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Brooklyn Heights Pizzeria Ristorante

When restaurant industry veteran Pat Stafford purchased Brooklyn Heights Pizzeria Ristorante in January 2008, he said he expected to be obtaining a small neighborhood restaurant. more »

Sep 19, 2013 Cedar Park | Leander

Updated: Leander ISD postpones bond sale

The Leander ISD board of trustees is set to discuss selling more than $162 million worth of bonds to finance technology, security upgrades and the construction of High School No. 6. more »

Jul 17, 2013 Cedar Park | Leander

[From left] Chefs Raj Antony and Ramesh Guptashah, owner Sonia Arora, cashier Jessica Balderas and manager Binu Thomas serve customers at the restaurant located in the back of the 1890 Ranch Shopping Center.

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Naanfull Indian Grill

The creators behind the Naanfull Indian Grill concept wanted to fill what they considered a gap in the local restaurant industry. They decided to begin serving customizable wraps, rice bowls and salads as well as traditional Indian platters to a new more »

May 16, 2013 Cedar Park | Leander (1 Comments)

Owner Amy Sanborn bought out her former business partner in May and renamed the restaurant Amy’s China Cuisine. She said her customers can expect the same service and food with a few new dishes.

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Amy’s China Cuisine

Amy Sanborn, owner of Amy’s China Cuisine, believes loyal customers are one of her restaurant’s greatest assets. She works seven days a week to ensure a smooth operation, which includes paying special attention to her guests. more »

Nov 15, 2012 Cedar Park | Leander