Tony C's PIzza & Beer Garden, Shortie's open in Anderson Lane area, plus more north central Austin business news

Tony C's Pizza & Beer Garden opened at 2900 W. Anderson Lane, Austin, on Dec. 17. (Courtesy TC4 & Co. Hospitality)
Tony C's Pizza & Beer Garden opened at 2900 W. Anderson Lane, Austin, on Dec. 17. (Courtesy TC4 & Co. Hospitality)

Tony C's Pizza & Beer Garden opened at 2900 W. Anderson Lane, Austin, on Dec. 17. (Courtesy TC4 & Co. Hospitality)

New businesses in north central Austin include Tony C's Pizza & Beer Garden, Shortie's Pizza and Grinders and Colbert's Culinary Creations.

1. Dance and fitness center Austin Bellydance will move to a new location Jan. 4 at 2417 Buell Ave., Unit A, Austin. Owner Betsi “Bahaia” Robins said the current location at 8650 Spicewood Springs Road, Austin, will close Dec. 31. 512-401-0202.

2. In October, Austin Regional Clinic added podiatry to the services offered at its location at 1301 W. 38th St., Ste. 102, Austin. Dr. Daniel T. Halloran, DPM, is now practicing from the clinic, which also includes a number of offices for ARC's providers specializing in orthopedics. 512-454-4561.

3. Colbert’s Culinary Creations opened inside Manon’s Shared Kitchen at 8309 Research Blvd., Ste. B, Austin, in late September. The veteran-owned business prepares handmade cakes and family meal boxes for pickup or delivery in Austin and surrounding areas. Owner and Executive Chef Deanthony Colbert said he will also offer private chef services, through which he will come and personally prepare meals for customers. 205-983-1042.

4. Veterinarian clinic Pet Specialists of Austin plans to open Jan. 11 at 3901 Guadalupe St., Austin, according to the business's website and social media. Pet Specialists of Austin will also have a 24/7 pet emergency center.

5. Rastegar Property Company has purchased the Lamar Oaks apartment complex at 709 Lamar Place, Austin. According to a representative from Rastegar, the complex will be renovated with “a focus on addressing wellness concerns.” Lamar Oaks, built in 1969, is one of a number of multifamilly apartment complexes Rastegar Properties plans to renovate and bring “up to the standards of Austin renters.”

6. Shortie's Pizza and Grinders opened Dec. 16. The new restaurant, located at 7858 Shoal Creek Blvd., Bldg. C, Austin, neighbors and shares ownership with District Kitchen & Cocktails. The restaurant’s name honors co-owner Ali Hajimaleki’s late dog. The menu at Shortie’s includes Northeast-style pizzas and sandwiches. 512-770-1385.

7. Tony C's Pizza & Beer Garden opened Dec. 17 at 2900 W. Anderson Lane, Bldg. B, Austin. Owners Tony Ciola and Creed Ford IV also operate a group of restaurants that includes The League Kitchen and Tavern, which has three Austin locations. Another Tony C's location opened in Round Rock in September. 512-595-7151.

8. Waterloo Swimming will open a second location at 3200 W. Anderson Lane, Austin, in March 2021. The new swim school will offer lessons for kids and adults as well as classes for toddlers. Waterloo Swimming’s original location is 12332 N. RR 620, Bldg. C, Austin. 512-401-3404.
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


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