Check out the latest updates on these businesses in the East Austin area.

Origin Studio House

A community space offering art, coffee, food, drinks and events is set to open in the historic district in late 2023. Officials said the 2,000-square-foot former residence will be catered to and designed from a Black cultural perspective to encourage entrepreneurial and creative endeavors.Pershing East Cafe

Austinite Kip McClanahan will open Pershing East Cafe in the former location of Greater Goods Coffee Roasters, which closed Aug. 25. The cafe is across the street from Pershing Hall, an event space also owned by McClanahan. The cafe serves Greater Goods coffee and teas, along with pastries and sandwiches.Seven Spirits

Co-founded by Jose De Loera, founder of El Tacorrido and the former Barzón, along with locals Peter Ponce and David Blauer, Seven Spirits offers a place in the east-side entertainment district for people to grab a bite to eat and try a handcrafted cocktail composed of one of the seven spirits of Mexico: tequila, mezcal, sotol, pox, charanda, bacanora and raicilla.Spartan Pizza

The pizza shop closed its downtown location earlier this summer, after closing its Northwest Austin location at 7318 McNeil Drive, Ste. 109, Austin, on March 12. Spartan Pizza was known for its authentic New York-style pizzas.
  • 1007 E. Sixth St., Austin