New American restaurant 1417 launches on South First, plus more openings in South Austin

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New Bistro 1417 opened on South First Street at the end of June. (Courtesy 1417)

New Bistro 1417 opened on South First Street at the end of June. (Courtesy 1417)

1. Nike opened Nike by South Congress, a new store in the Music Lane area of South Congress Avenue, on May 8. The athletic retailer describes the store as a “lab-like space” where new offerings will be piloted. 1221 S. Congress Ave., Austin. 512-215-4001.

2. Tattoo removal shop Removery will hold the grand opening of its new corporate headquarters at 1400 S. Congress Ave., Austin on Aug. 18. The location also includes a laser tattoo removal studio. The Austin-based company has 45 locations across the U.S., Canada and Australia. 512-910-8974.

3. International members’ club Soho House opened one of its newest lodging and event spaces in Austin in May. Located at 1011 S. Congress St., Bldg. 2, Ste. 100, Austin, Soho House Austin recently launched its 46-bedrooms hotel space available to members and plans to open more of its amenities, including a restaurant, rooftop pool and screening room, in the near future. 737-210-1116.

4. Neighborhood eatery 1417 opened its South Central Austin space June 30. Located at 1417 S. 1st St., Austin, 1417 presently serves breakfast, lunch and dinner alongside baked goods, coffee, cocktails and other drinks. 1417 is open for patio dining only, with indoor seating expected to open later this year. 754-213-1394.

Editor's note: This story was updated July 22 to reflect Removery's updated opening date.
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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