5280 Burger & Tap House opens in North Austin plus more businesses coming to the area

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5280 Burger & Tap House opened in North Austin on Oct. 28. (Courtesy 5280 Burger & Tap House)

5280 Burger & Tap House opened in North Austin on Oct. 28. (Courtesy 5280 Burger & Tap House)

1. 5280 Burger & Tap House opened Oct. 28 in the Northwest Hills area at 7032 Wood Hollow Drive, Austin. The Denver-based restaurant serves burgers, chicken sandwiches and hand-cut fries as well as "lighter fare," including soups and salads. It also features a frozen custard and milkshake menu, including boozy milkshakes called Shaketinis. 5280 Burger & Tap House is owned in part by Clay McPhail, the former owner of El Arroyo, a classic downtown Austin Tex-Mex spot. 512-580-6016. www.5280burgerbar.com

2. Archetype Boxing opened in October at 2700 W. Anderson Lane, Ste. 203, Austin. The boxing club welcomes both experienced and first-time boxers with fitness classes that include heavy bag rounds, boxing ring practice, speed bag training, and strength and conditioning. 512-551-3178. www.archetypeboxing.com


3. Brooklyn Breakfast Shop, known for its popular South Austin food trailer, opened a new ghost kitchen location Oct. 4 inside the Prep ATX commercial kitchen space at 1300 E. Anderson Lane, Bldg. D, Austin. The kitchen serves breakfast sandwiches as well as a lunch menu featuring burgers and fried chicken sandwiches for pickup and delivery. www.brooklynbreakfastshop.co

4. Pflour Shop, a bakery owned by pastry chef April Saldana, will open at 7413 Burnet Road, Austin, this fall. It will join Pflour Shop’s original location at 20205 FM 685, Pflugerville. The bakery offers made-to-order decorated cakes and cookies as well as signature cinnamon buns. 512-599-4047. www.pflourshop.com

5. Airship Syndicate will relocate its headquarters to 2700 W. Anderson Lane, Austin, in early 2022. Currently located at 8500 N. MoPac, Austin, the move takes the Austin-based video game developer back to its original location and expands the space where it began as a small company of fewer than 10 employees. “We’re going back, but this time taking 13,000 square feet with room for up to 75 in-house employees,” company President Ryan Stefanelli said. www.airshipsyndicate.com
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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