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Buc-ee's goes even bigger, building its largest-anywhere-ever store in the Austin area


Central Texas will soon be home to the biggest Buc-ee's in the country as plans to replace and expand its Luling store, located about an hour southeast of Austin, are in the works.

The world’s largest convenience store announced on Wednesday that it would build the soon-to-be biggest location next door to the existing building for a smooth transition.

The new building will take up more than 75,000 square feet and feature 120 fuel stations, all the while maintaining the selection of barbecue, Beaver nuggets and clean bathrooms.

The convenience store chain has recently been in competition with itself to keep topping its most spacious stores—the company built a 74,000-square-foot flagship store in Tennessee in 2021 but announced plans for an even bigger store in Johnstown, Colorado. The new store will top them both.

The remodel is overdue for Luling, which became home to the first location in 2003. The new travel center will add at least 200 jobs to the area and the development team said it is working closely with city of Luling, the Luling Economic Development Corporation, and Caldwell County.


When Mach .925 is not enough: Elon Musk to upgrade his Gulfstream private jet


Elon Musk has placed an order for a new, top-of-the-line private jet: a Gulfstream G700, Austonia has learned. Delivery is expected in early 2023.

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Valencia Hotel Group Presents Live Music & Longnecks - All Summer Long

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Live music and beer? Say no more. With a location in Austin, and others throughout Texas, the court hotels by the Valencia Hotel Group have a new offering for weekend stays: Live Music & Longnecks.

Enjoy live music all weekend long and check out the hotels’ state-of-the-art amenities between sets. Make a splash in the pool, enjoy outdoor fire pits, or challenge your friends in a yard game while enjoying a weekend full of live music! Did we mention the package includes deluxe accommodations and a bucket of beer? Oh, and if you needed more convincing, this pet-friendly hotel means the whole family can join in on the fun.

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