Central Austin Edition - September 2021

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COMING SOON 5 Owned by husband and wife Ricky and KodiKay Cain, Cain Realty will open its new location at 4010 Menchaca Road, Austin by late December or in early January. The Realtors have worked out of the Keller Williams Realty building on MoPac since 2007. The couple bought the new space in April and have been working on renovations since. 512-675-7653. www.cainrealtygroup.com 6 Maaribu Home & Cafe will open in October at 1423 S. First St., Austin. The home furnishings and decor store opened its first Austin location, a showroom on Guadalupe Street, this summer. The South First Street location will also include a cafe serving coffee, wellness drinks and baked goods. www.maaribu.com RELOCATIONS 7 Downtown Austin Community Court temporarily relocated operations to One Texas Center at 505 Barton Springs Road, Austin on Aug. 30. DACC, which offers case management to people experiencing homelessness, will operate from One Texas Center for around two years while a new, long-term location is identified and prepared. An announcement regarding DACC’s next permanent home is expected this fall. 512-974-4879. www.austintexas.gov/department/ community-court ANNIVERSARIES 8 Assisting Hands Home Care will celebrate five years in business at its West Austin location Oct. 3. Based at

2906 S. First St., Ste. 103, Austin, the in-home health care service provides homebound clients with caregivers and personal assistants to help with heath needs, companionship, housework, meal preparation, errands and more. 512-999-7379. www.assistinghands.com 9 Mainspring Schools will celebrate its 80th anniversary Oct. 15. Located at 1100 W. Live Oak St., Austin, Mainspring Schools was founded in 1941 and was the first early childhood program in the United States built within a federal housing complex, according to the school. At least 75% of students come from a low-income household, are refugees, in the foster care system or have experienced trauma. The school offers education, nutrition, and family and community services. 512-442-2301. www.mainspringschools.org 10 Taste of Ethiopia is celebrating its fifth anniversary at its 3801 S. Congress Ave., Austin, location Sept. 27. The restaurant offers traditional Ethiopian cuisine. The restaurant also provides coffee brewed and served according to Ethiopian tradition. 512-814-3141. www.tasteofethiopiaaustin.com NAME CHANGE 11 Park Dental has changed its name to Magnolia Family Dentistry . Located at 4000 Menchaca Road, Austin, the dental office rebranded and transferred ownership to Dr. Molly Burton on Aug. 4. Magnolia Family Dentistry is currently accepting new patients. 512-441-2098. www.magnoliadentistryatx.com

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512-831-8807 www.succulentnative.com 3 True Rest Float Spa opened July 15 at 2919 Menchaca Road, Ste. 105A, Austin. Tanner Heim, who co-owns the spa with Liz Wolf, said people can experience “the absence of everything” while floating in water and Epsom salt. Next door in Suite 104A, Heim and Wolf will open an independent yoga-focused spa called Lizard Yoga in mid-October. 512-954-7118. www.truerest.com 4 Toomey Taproom , a new sports bar from the owners of Kerbey Lane Cafe, opened Sept. 23 at 300 S. Lamar Blvd., Ste. A, Austin. Located in the space formerly occupied by High Note Kitchen, Toomey Taproom serves local beer, burgers, hot dogs and wings along with Kerbey Lane’s queso. www.toomeytaproom.com

1 Miami-based doughnut shop The Salty Donut held the grand opening of its first area location at 2000 S. Congress Ave., Austin on Aug. 27. The shop sells a rotating seasonal selection of small-batch craft doughnuts as well as Intelligentsia coffee. 512-494-4148. www.saltydonut.com/austin 2 Succulent Native held the grand opening of its new shop at 2058 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin, on Sept. 18. It is the second location for the succulent and cactus boutique, which also has a shop at 5501 N. Lamar Blvd. Succulent Native sells custom arrangements and hosts “planting parties” and workshops.

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