Check out these 6 businesses that have recently opened in the Bastrop area.

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Abbey’s Tavern & Grill

Local couple Chef Ephriam "EZ" Martinez and Amber Rinker opened the doors to the new Smithville eatery, which offers locally sourced comfort food. In addition to food and drinks, Abbey’s Tavern & Grill offers catering for events and large to-go orders.Read the full story by Reporter Amanda Cutshall here.

Urban Beauty Bastrop

Local husband-and-wife duo Corey and Sarah McElmurray launched the beauty salon, which specializes in hair coloring services. Other enrichments available at Urban Beauty Bastrop include haircuts and extensions as well as eyebrow and lash services, in addition to handcrafted jewelry.Read the full story by reporter Amanda Cutshall here.

Frost Bank

The bank offers a range of personal and commercial financial services. The financial center is part of the institution's plans to double the number of Frost Banks in the Austin area from 17 to 34 in the next two years.Read the full story here.

Horsemen Co.

Husband-and-wife team Ben and Faith Benitez opened their first brick-and-mortar for Horsemen Co. in February.

Horsemen Co. offers handcrafted bent-wood plant hangers, ceramic and wooden art pieces, and a variety of plants.Read the full story by reporter Amanda Cutshall here.

In The Sticks

Local business owner and artist Alan Barnette—who also started Prima Dora on South Congress in Austin—offers a range of merchandise made by artists, with an emphasis on artists from Central Texas. The small storefront is filled with colorful items, from artwork to jewelry, candles, planters, books and much more. Barnette said he enjoys curating the unique items for his shop, while also supporting the artists who make them.
  • Opened March 29
  • 928 Main St., Bastrop
  • 512-409-3146
Learn more about the new business here.

Bisous Esthetics

After moving to Bastrop from Austin with her partner and five dogs, owner and licensed esthetician Ashley Moody began offering a variety of treatments using medical-grade products at her downtown facial spa, Bisous Esthetics.Read the full story by reporter Amanda Cutshall here.