Westlake sees addition of psychiatry practice, The Lagree Studio relocates in Bee Cave and more local business news

The Lagree Studio reopened in Bee Cave on Oct. 8. (Courtesy The Lagree Studio)
The Lagree Studio reopened in Bee Cave on Oct. 8. (Courtesy The Lagree Studio)

The Lagree Studio reopened in Bee Cave on Oct. 8. (Courtesy The Lagree Studio)





Here's the most recent business news from the Lake Travis-Westlake area.

1. After a temporary closure in light of the coronavirus pandemic, Bee Cave Arts Foundation reopened its community art space, The Hive, on Oct. 16 within the Hill Country Galleria at 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave. The 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization celebrated its opening with three new exhibitions featuring more than 10 artists. 512-522-9467. www.beecavearts.org

2. Jalisco’s Taqueria opened in November within the food court at Barton Creek Square Mall. The Mexican restaurant is located at 2901 S. Capital of Texas Hwy., Austin, and has additional locations in Elgin, Bastrop and Cedar Creek. Founded by Raul Vasquez, a native of Jalisco, Mexico, Jalisco’s has been offering Mexican dishes for over 25 years, according to information from the Barton Creek Square Mall. 512-432-5036. www.jaliscosusa.com


3. Monarch Liquor is set to open a new Lakeway location Nov. 11 at 1700 N. RM 620, Ste. 107-B, Lakeway, next to Don Mario Mexican Restaurant. The storefront will offer a large selection of spirits, wines and beers and will feature a 17-door cooler and a built-in beer cave, according to the company’s website. Patrons can shop in store or place orders for delivery or curbside pickup. The location will also host future events and tastings. The liquor store has a second location in Austin at 1902 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 512-614-4949. www.monarchliqour.com

4. Mynd Works Psychiatry opened Oct. 1 at 5000 Bee Caves Road, Ste. 106, West Lake Hills. The practice was founded by Kathie Bolles, who was inspired after spending 15 years struggling with her own treatment-resistant depression, according to a press release from Mynd Works.

“I spent years going on and off of various medications and dealing with all kinds of unpleasant side effects without ever really getting better,” Bolles said in the release.

Bolles is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who created a treatment structure referred to as the treatment triad—a process that allows providers to provide a more precise treatment plan for anxiety and depression. The practice is taking new patients, and both initial and follow-up appointments may take place in person or virtually. 512-829-7792. www.myndworkspsych.com

5. Mirabelle Spa is celebrating its one-year anniversary in the Lakeway area. The face, body and skin spa is located at 1411 S. RM 620, Lakeway, and offers services such as Botox, CoolSculpting, facials and more. 512-668-9090. www.mirabellespa.com

6. Peoples Pharmacy, which has a location at 4201 Westbank Drive, Austin, celebrated its 40th anniversary Oct. 30. Owner Bill Swail opened the pharmacy in 1980 and quickly expanded. Today, Peoples Pharmacy has five locations across the Austin area. 512-327-8877. www.peoplesrx.com

7. Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Group has purchased Davenport 360, a 37,500-square-foot office building at 6001 Bold Ruler Way, West Lake Hills, according to an Oct. 22 press release. The insurance group operates in all 50 states and provides insurance and risk management solutions for various health care, pharmacy and grocery markets. Pharmacist Mutual plans to open within the space by 2021. 800-247-5930. www.phmic.com

8. The Lagree Studio reopened in a new space Oct. 8. After six years in business, the fitness studio relocated from its Hill Country Galleria location to 15500 W. Hwy. 71, Bldg. C, Ste.-150, Bee Cave. The studio, owned by Valentia Gaylord, offers classes in Lagree fitness, Megaformer and Versaclimber and has several awards under its belt, including the 2019 Mindbody Visionary Award and a Best of ATX recognition from Austin Fit Magazine. The Lagree Studio also has locations in downtown Austin and within Austin’s Arbor Town Square. 737-701-6911. www.thelagreestudio.com
By Amy Rae Dadamo
Amy Rae Dadamo is the reporter for Lake Travis-Westlake, where her work focuses on city government and education. Originally from New Jersey, Amy Rae relocated to Austin after graduating from Ramapo College of New Jersey in May 2019.


MOST RECENT

Juneau was adopted at Austin Animal Center in November 2019. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin Animal Center reaches critical capacity, opens doors to all adopters for first time since May 2020

Austin and Travis County’s animal shelter, Austin Animal Center, reached negative kennel space May 4, meaning there are more dogs than available kennels, according to a release from the city of Austin.

Residential appraisal valuations have been sent to Travis County property owners. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Travis Central Appraisal Districts says hot housing market is reflected in 2021 appraisals

Property owners have until May 17 to file a protest of their home's appraisal.

The Austin City Council is set to meet May 6 to go over a 70-item agenda. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin City Hall notebook: Votes on revamped APD cadet academy, possible shift in homeless strategy on tap May 6

Council may look to the possibility of establishing designated campgrounds for the Austin's homeless this spring, with a citywide public camping ban set to go into effect May 11.

The Wayback offers outdoor live music. (Courtesy Heather Thompson Photography)
Lake Travis mermaids, live music and more. Here's 13 things to do in the Lake Travis-Westlake region this spring

Here's a list of things to do in the Lake Travis-Westlake region from May to early June.

Heidi Sloan will assume the position of head of school on July 1. (Courtesy St. Michael's Catholic Academy)
St. Michael’s Catholic Academy announces new head of school

As director of academics, Sloan spearheaded the school’s Winter Term program—a global travel internship program currently in its sixth year.

Austin City Council will vote on whether to reboot the police department's training academy May 6. (Courtesy Austin Police Department)
Benchmarks for 'reimagined' APD cadet academy on track ahead of City Council commencement vote

Training of the Austin Police Department's 144th cadet class could get underway next month following an overhaul of the academy's instructional process and curriculum.

Photo of a gloved hand holding a vaccine vial with the words "vaccine news" superimposed
Austin-area health officials prep for vaccines to open to kids 12 and up

Austin-Travis County interim Health Authority Mark Escott said he expects the FDA to authorize Pfizer's vaccine for kids 12 and up within a week.

Catch up on election results from the Lake Travis-Westlake area. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
ROUNDUP: Election results, reactions from the Lake Travis-Westlake region

Lake Travis-Westlake residents took to the polls May 1 to cast their ballot in several location elections. Following the final results, the region will see a new mayor, a new school board member and changes to city charters.

Reunión 19 is serving tacos, burritos and more at The Waypoint Food Truck. (Courtesy Reunión 19)
East Austin taqueria opens location in Lake Travis food truck park

Reunión 19, an East Austin-based taqueria, opened a new food truck in April at The Waypoint Food Trailer Park in the Hudson Bend area.

Lakeway City Council discussed May 3 the need to improve a Hurst Creek footbridge as part of an overall discussion of needed capital improvements. (Greg Perliski/Community Impact Newspaper)
Safety of footbridge at Hurst Creek called into question

Footbridge part of larger council discussion of city's capital improvement budget

New penalties for camping and several other activities will be enforced after the May 1 election is certified and Proposition B's homeless ordinances are in effect. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
With Proposition B's passage, Austin City Council looks to solidify homelessness summit goals, may consider designated campgrounds

The city may look to the concept of temporary designated campsites to house individuals experiencing homelessness after a new camping ban enacted through Proposition B goes into effect.