New nail salon and spa coming to Burnet Road; Hyde Park post office to close and more North Central Austin business updates

The Ten Spot will be opening June 11 on Burnet Road in Austin. (Courtesy The Ten Spot)
The Ten Spot will be opening June 11 on Burnet Road in Austin. (Courtesy The Ten Spot)

The Ten Spot will be opening June 11 on Burnet Road in Austin. (Courtesy The Ten Spot)

The latest business updates from North Central Austin include a renovation for Karavel Shoes and a relocation for Dr. Fern Yee's Eyes of Texas Vision Care.

1. Eyes of Texas Vision Care plans to relocate to 1518 W. Koenig Lane, Austin, in early July. Currently located at 8001 Burnet Road, the optical office has been open in Austin for over 60 years. Eyes of Texas is under the leadership of Dr. Fern Yee, and eye care includes vision therapy, myopia management and corrective lenses. 512-454-5117.

2. Karavel Shoes is renovating its Austin location at 5501 Burnet Road to allow for growth. The locally-owned store has already expanded its stock room to make space for more inventory and will expand and update its sales floor over the next six months. Karavel was founded in 1937 and specializes in comfortable shoes and orthotics that promote foot health. 512-213-2572.

3. The Ten Spot, a nail salon and spa, will open a location in Rosedale Village June 11. Founded in Canada in 2006, The Ten Spot aims to serve "urban professionals on the go," and offers services including manicures, pedicures, waxing, facials and brow and lash treatments. 4800 Burnet Road, Ste. 440, Austin. 512-520-8310.

4. The U.S. Postal Service will close its North Austin Station, located at 4300 Speedway, on June 18. The Hyde Park post office was operating out of a leased facility, and the closure comes after its lease was not renewed by the property owner, 43rd Speedway, LLC. Mail typically delivered to that location—including to P.O. Boxes—will be redirected to the USPS’ Northcross Station location at 7700 Northcross Drive, Austin.
By Olivia Aldridge
Olivia is the reporter for Community Impact's Central Austin edition. A graduate of Presbyterian College in upstate South Carolina, Olivia was a reporter and producer at South Carolina Public Radio before joining Community Impact in Austin.


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