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Texas crystal lagoon debuts splashy floating cabanas, plus more top Austin stories

Texas crystal lagoon debuts floating cabanas, plus top more stories

Lagoonfest Texas crystal lagoons floating cabana aquabanas
These floating cabanas are making a splash. Photo courtesy of Lagoonfest Texas

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. Texas’ largest crystal lagoon makes a splash with new floating cabanas. The popular crystal lagoon near Galveston has debuted what it calls “aquabanas” — the new must-have amenity for chilling on the water.

2. Quirky New York dumpling shop steams into Austin with 5 locations. The country’s fastest-growing dumpling shop is coming to town with five automats that will serve dumplings at all hours of the day (and night).

3. Austin’s No. 1 CBD seller demystifies the cannabis landscape in Texas. This local business sheds light on Texas’ changing cannabis landscape.

4. 6 things to know in local food: SA Mexican chain unwraps Austin plans. In this round of food news, a popular San Antonio Mexican chain makes a move on Austin.

5. More than 800 apartments set to land in East Austin on Manor Road. The project will transform a 9-acre site between Airport Boulevard and Mueller.