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Couple’s Austin bakery becomes overnight success, plus more popular stories

Couple’s Austin bakery becomes overnight success, plus more stories

Guatemalan Wunderkeks owners and life partners Luis Gramajo and Hans Schrei.
Wunderkeks is an Austin success story. Photo courtesy of Wunderkeks

Editor’s note: It’s that time again — time to check in with our top stories. Here are five articles that captured our collective attention over the past seven days.

1. Guatemalan couple’s Austin bakery becomes overnight success with 5 million cookies sold. Here’s a sweet local success story that defies the pandemic odds.

2. West Austin estate geared toward car lovers speeds onto market at $11.5 million. It sits on 5 acres in a very exclusive Austin enclave.

3. Austin lands first nonstop flight to hot Caribbean destination this summer. Nonstop service to Jamaica takes off in June.

4. Splashy Texas music fest floats to new location with biggest lineup yet. Following a few years of setbacks, Float Fest is coming back — bigger than ever — in 2022.

5. Austin’s beloved Texas French Bread bakery destroyed in overnight fire. A fire ripped through the iconic campus-area eatery on January 24.