De Nada Cantina opens and more updates out of East Austin

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De Nada Cantina opened in East Austin on June 2. (Courtesy De Nada Cantina)

De Nada Cantina opened in East Austin on June 2. (Courtesy De Nada Cantina)

1. Austin Regional Clinic will open a new location, ARC East 7th, at 2785 E. Seventh St., Austin, in July. The clinic, which is ARC’s 32nd location in the Central Texas area, will offer family medicine and pediatrics with an on-site lab and radiology. 737-910-6700.

2. De Nada Cantina opened at 4715 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin, on June 2. Sharing ownership with Sawyer & Co. Louisiana Diner, The Get Set concessions and 2 Dine 4 Fine Catering, De Nada features interior Mexican-style tacos served on blue masa corn tortillas. The kitchen is led by the 2 Dine 4 culinary team with drink offerings—including margaritas—led by Half Step Bar’s Chris Bostick. 512-615-3555.

3. East Austin-based nonprofit Boss Babes ATX has rebranded as Future Front Texas. Future Front Texas supports women and nonbinary entrepreneurs and creatives in Texas with funding, workshops, conferences and other resources. The nonprofit will celebrate its rebranding with the Front Market and Festival, a free, outdoor creative festival, on Aug. 21-22. Future Front Texas is headquartered inside the Canopy Complex at 916 Springdale Road, Bldg. 4, Austin.

4. The Richard A. Moya Eastside Bus Plaza, at 363 Shady Lane, Austin, opened June 28. The multimodal transportation hub is an access point for regional and local transit options and will connect users of the Capital Area Rural Transportation System to Capital Metro bus service. The project is a joint venture of Capital Metro, CARTS, the Texas Department of Transportation, the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority, the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization and the city of Austin.
By Olivia Aldridge

Reporter, Central Austin

Olivia joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in March 2019. She covers public health, business, development and Travis County government. A graduate of Presbyterian College in South Carolina, Olivia worked as a reporter and producer for South Carolina Public Radio before moving to Texas. Her work has appeared on NPR and in the New York Times.


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