Succulent Native opens new South Lamar shop and more South Austin business news

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Succulent Native opened a new shop on South Lamar Boulevard in September. (Olivia Aldridge/Community Impact Newspaper)

Succulent Native opened a new shop on South Lamar Boulevard in September. (Olivia Aldridge/Community Impact Newspaper)

1. Succulent Native held the grand opening of its new shop at 2058 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin, on Sept. 18. It is the second location for the succulent and cactus boutique, which also has a shop at 5501 N. Lamar Blvd. Succulent Native sells custom arrangements and hosts “planting parties” and workshops. 512-831-8807.

2. Activewear store Alo Yoga opened a new location Aug. 5 at 1221 S. Congress Ave., Ste. 150, Austin. The store is Alo’s 10th location in the country and its first outside of New York and California. 512-782-9521.

3. Hermès plans to open a location on South Congress Avenue’s Music Lane in early 2022. The French designer brand—known especially for its signature silk scarves—will be located at 1221 S. Congress Ave., Austin. It will be the third Texas location for Hermès.

4. Miami-based doughnut shop The Salty Donut held the grand opening of its first Austin location at 2000 S. Congress Ave. on Aug. 27. The shop sells a rotating seasonal selection of small-batch craft doughnuts as well as Intelligentsia coffee. 512-494-4148.

5. Toomey Taproom, a new sports bar from the owners of Kerbey Lane Cafe, will open Sept. 23 at 300 S. Lamar Blvd., Ste. A, Austin. Located in the space formerly occupied by High Note Kitchen, Toomey Taproom serves local beer, burgers, hot dogs and wings—along with Kerbey Lane's queso.
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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