The Vessel IV Bar ATX opens at The Crossover in Cedar Park and 6 other area business updates

The Vessel IV Bar opened its second location Aug. 8 in Cedar Park. The company's first location is in New Mexico. (Courtesy The Vessel IV Bar)

The Vessel IV Bar opened its second location Aug. 8 in Cedar Park. The company's first location is in New Mexico. (Courtesy The Vessel IV Bar)

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Ronald Reagan Crossing, a 100,000-square-foot commercial development, will include retail space, office space and a preschool, according to an owner. (Courtesy Ronald Reagan Crossing)
Now open: Barre3

Barre3 opened its Cedar Park studio Aug. 6 at 12160 W. Parmer Lane, Ste. 170. The fitness studio offers one-hour classes that include strength conditioning, cardio and mindfulness.

Now open: The Vessel IV Bar ATX

The Vessel IV Bar ATX opened Aug. 8 at The Crossover in Cedar Park. The health and vitality company provides customized IV cocktails, boosts and shots for immunity, fatigue, muscle recovery and other wellness goals. Licensed staff includes a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and medical director, a nurse practitioner, registered nurses and medics, according to Dr. Emeka Ofobike, Jr., the company's Texas medical director. Mobile services are also available. The IV bar is located at 1717 Scottsdale Drive, Ste. 120, Cedar Park. 512-337-7722.

Coming soon: Ronald Reagan Crossing

Ronald Reagan Crossing, a 100,000-square-foot commercial development, will begin construction this fall in Leander. The development will be located at 15101 Ronald Reagan Blvd., Leander. Retail space, office space and a preschool are planned, according to Mallik Gilakattula, an owner and manager of the development. 512-761-8025.

Coming soon: Shiva Jewelers

Shiva Jewelers plans to open Oct. 22 at 11066 Pecan Park Blvd., Ste. 520, Austin. The jewelry store will feature East Indian jewelry and cater to the South Asian community, according to owner Amit Patel. 512-567-6372.

Anniversary: Austin Gastroenterology

Austin Gastroenterology, which operates a clinic at 1401 Medical Parkway, Bldg. B, Ste. 324, Cedar Park, celebrates its 20th year of business in August. The physician group specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of digestive and liver diseases. The group currently has 34 gastroenterologists and 29 advanced practice providers serving at 16 clinic locations, two infusion centers and three endoscopy centers across the Austin area. 512-244-2273.

Anniversary: Central Texas Pediatric Orthopedics

Central Texas Pediatric Orthopedics will celebrate its 30th anniversary during the month of September. The Central Texas orthopedic group opened in 1990 and has offices in Austin, Cedar Park, Westlake, Four Points and South Austin. The Cedar Park office is at 1301 Medical Parkway, Ste. 330. 512-478-8116.

Anniversary: Fashion Reloved

Fashion Reloved, a Cedar Park-based luxury consignment business, celebrates its fifth anniversary Oct. 5. The business buys and sells authentic items in the Greater Austin area. 512-627-2102.
By Taylor Girtman
Taylor Girtman became the reporter for the Cedar Park-Leander edition in Feb. 2020.


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