Southwest Austin - Dripping Springs Edition - February 2021

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HipStirs Lounge

Teal House Coee & Bakery

The rst tenants at the South Congress Station shopping center are moving in this spring. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)

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“the same neighborhood hangout vibe” as the original East Cesar Chavez Street location, owner Tim Lupa said. It will serve the same cocktail menu as Drinks Lounge but will have its own food menu. www.drinkslounge.bar 10 Rastegar Property Co. is working on a new 50-acre industrial development in Southeast Austin, just south of Tesla’s forthcoming gigafactory and the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. According to a Feb. 16 news release, Rastegar’s industrial arm will be constructing six buildings located near SH 130 at 11708 McAngus Road, Austin, totaling 530,000 square feet of industrial space. Rastegar estimated construction at the development will be complete by the third quarter of 2022. www.rastegarproperty.com RELOCATIONS 11 Al’s Formal Wear has rebranded as Dapper & Dashing and relocated to 5400 Brodie Lane, Ste. 250, Sunset Valley, on Dec. 17, according to Store Manager Brittany Beausoleil. The shop oers rental tuxedos, suits and accessories, with brands including Michael Kors, Allure Men, Perry Ellis and their own Dapper & Dashing products. Al’s Formal Wear was previously located at the Barton Creek Square Mall, 2901 S. Capital of Texas Hwy., Austin. 512-328-3777.

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South Congress Station

South Congress Station, a shopping center that has been under construction since 2018 at 8900 S. Congress Ave., Austin, is scheduled to have its rst round of retail tenants open this spring with seven businesses under lease. Austin-founded restaurant chain Schlotzsky’s was set to open its third South Austin location at the retail center Feb. 22, oering its traditional menu as well as Cinnabon products. Jet’s Pizza , a national chain serving Detroit- style pizza, also signed a lease this fall to open a new restaurant at South Congress Station. Opening dates for Jet’s Pizza as well as for neighboring restaurant Yoshiko Ramen & Sushi Bar have not been announced by the respective businesses. Pie Bar franchise owners and South Austin residents Lisa and Basil Jackson said they plan to open their dessert bar in late March or early April. The dessert bar has a menu that includes pies, mousse bites, cobblers and cheesecakes, and it will be the rst Austin location for the Lubbock-based brand. Another Lubbock-based chain, sports- themed barbershop Locker RoomHaircuts , is scheduled to open its rst Austin location April 1, according to South Austin franchise owner Kyle Maxeld. The shop will specialize in men’s and children’s haircuts and beard trimmings. Exacta Bookkeeping & Tax Services is planning to open this spring for tax

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Southside Flying Pizza

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January. The local gallery and boutique oers art with plants as a medium as well as home decor items for sale and has hosted craft events in the past. The store is open for curbside pickup and shopping by appointment due to COVID-19 safety precautions. 512-762-5228. www.articulturedesigns.com 13 South Austin nonprot The Human Potential Center will celebrate its 35th anniversary March 1. Located at 2007 Bert Ave., Austin, the center oers programs designed to “tap the creativity, the love and the playfulness of the human spirit.” www.humanpotentialcenter.org 14 Southside Flying Pizza is celebrating 15 years in the community in 2021. The Austin-based chain owned by Art Goldstein has South Austin locations at A 11600 Menchaca Road, B 2206 S. Congress Ave. and C 1224 S. Lamar Blvd. It serves scratch-made pizzas, chicken wings, sandwiches, salads and pasta dishes. The Menchaca location can be reached at 512-440-1626. www.southsideyingpizza.com

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season. The nancial services business oers tax preparation, electronic ling, audit representation, bookkeeping, notary services, and free consultations and tax reviews. The South Austin oce will be the business’s fourth in Central Texas. ATI Physical Therapy , a national chain that already has three South Austin locations, will also open this spring at South Congress Station. ATI Physical Therapy specializes in personalized manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, and cardiovascular and strength training.

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SOUTHWEST AUSTIN  DRIPPING SPRINGS EDITION • FEBRUARY 2021

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