East Austin news: New Soup Peddler location coming soon, pizza food truck Dough Boys now open and more

The Soup Peddler will be opening in East Austin at the end of August. (Courtesy The Soup Peddler)
The Soup Peddler will be opening in East Austin at the end of August. (Courtesy The Soup Peddler)

The Soup Peddler will be opening in East Austin at the end of August. (Courtesy The Soup Peddler)

1. Dough Boys, a new pizza food truck, opened Aug. 7 at Arbor Food Park, 1108 E. 12th St., Austin. The menu features a selection of 12-inch pies from a wood-fired oven. www.doughboysatx.com

2. Downtown Austin Community Court temporarily moved its case management services from the court building at 719 E. Sixth St., Austin to the Austin Public Library Terrazas Branch at 1105 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin. The court handled public order offenses and offers case management services. The number of people seeking those services has increased since March, necessitating the move to the larger library space so individuals can wait inside safely and staff can be added on-site. 512-974-4879. www.austintexas.gov


3. Gravity ATX, a new housing development with 90 one- and two-bedroom condo and townhome units, will break ground this fall at 4901 Springdale Road, Austin. The four-acre property is being developed by Legacy Communities, a residential real estate developer based in the Austin area, and by Arizona-based Diamond Ventures, and it is scheduled to finish in fall 2021. 512-337-6683 www.gravityatx.com

4. East Austin Korean restaurant Oseyo re-opened for dining service for the first time since April on Aug. 14 with a new courtyard space at its restaurant location at 1628 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin. The space offers options for guests to make reservations: one in a traditional, sit-down environment and one for a more relaxed, lounge-style meal. 512-368-5700. www.oseyoaustin.com

5. The Soup Peddler will open its first East Austin location at the end of August at 1401 Rosewood Ave., Austin, sharing a building with East Side Pies. The soup, smoothie and healthy food spot has five other locations open for to-go service in Austin. Owner David Ansel started the business in 2002 delivering soup around South Austin on his bicycle. 512-444-7687. www.souppeddler.com
By Jack Flagler
Jack is the editor of Community Impact Newspaper's Central Austin and Southwest Austin editions. He began his career as a sports reporter in Massachusetts and North Carolina before moving to Austin in 2018. He grew up in Maine and graduated from Boston University, but prefers tacos al pastor to lobster rolls. You can get in touch at jflagler@communityimpact.com


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