North Austin business news: Sushi on Anderson Lane, Tai Chi, a second location for Old Thousand and more

Photo of Old Thousand on Burnet Road
Old Thousand has opened a second location for "dope Chinese" cuisine on Burnet Road. (Courtesy Cassandra Klepac)

Old Thousand has opened a second location for "dope Chinese" cuisine on Burnet Road. (Courtesy Cassandra Klepac)

The following businesses have recently opened or relocated in North Central Austin:

1. Old Thousand opened a new location Oct. 4 at 4805 Burnet Road, Austin. The Chinese restaurant originally opened in 2016 at 1100 E. 11th St., Austin. Both the North Austin and the East Austin locations will be open for takeout and third-party delivery only. "We're looking forward to being a part of the Allandale, Rosedale and Crestview communities," owner Ben Cachila said in a press release. 737-222-6637.

2. Child Neurology Consultants of Austin relocated its Central Austin Clinic to 7940 Shoal Creek Blvd., Ste. 100, Austin, on Sept. 21. Previously, the clinic was located on Far West Boulevard. According to a press release, the new 10,000-square foot clinic offers a larger waiting room and exam rooms, an on-site infusion center for children and access to the clinic on the first floor. 512-494-4000.

3. Master Gohring's Tai Chi & Kung Fu relocated to 5775 Airport Blvd., Ste. 600, Austin, on Aug. 24. Thomas Gohring, who also owns Kick Butt Coffee next door at 5775 Airport Blvd., Ste. 725, Austin, started the martial arts school in 1996. It is offering limited enrollment for in-person classes for kids and adults. Previously, the school was located at 6611 Airport Blvd., Austin. 512-879-7553.

4. Tatsumi Sushi opened Sept. 10 at 2700 W. Anderson Lane, Ste. 212, Austin. Executive Chef Elvin Jin helms the new restaurant. Jin said he grew up shadowing his parents at their own sushi restaurant in the San Francisco area and traveled to Japan afte college to cook. The restaurant is open for dine-in and takeout seven days a week for lunch and Friday through Sunday for dinner. 512-906-0229.

5. Richard Lord's Boxing Gym moved in August to 5528 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin. Previously, it was located a few blocks north, at 6324 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin. Lord has run the gym for more than 40 years—he moved to Austin from Dallas to attend the University of Texas in 1974 and started competing as an amateur boxer in the late 1970s. The previous location of the gym will become an apartment complex—Crestview Highline—according to the website of developer Urban Genesis. 512-451-8424.
By Olivia Aldridge

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