Three Six General, located at 1904 RR 12, San Marcos, opened Aug. 26 but is having a grand opening event of its first retail location Sept. 5. Information from owner Matti Bills states Three Six General began at the farmers markets in Austin and vends at seven area markets between San Antonio and Central Texas. The butcher shop specializes in local sourcing, whole-animal butchery, and curing and smoking meats. Three Six General features an array of fresh-cut meats, cheeses, charcuterie, local vegetables and prepared foods, in addition to pantry items prepared by many other local vendors from the farmers markets. Owners Bills and Denny Dinsmore do the majority of the production and will be on-site at the shop Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. 512-667-6474. www.threesixgeneral.com
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018. From there he became a dual-market editor for Community Impact's New Braunfels and San Marcos-Buda-Kyle editions. Brian is now a senior editor for the company's flagship papers, the Round Rock and Pflugerville-Hutto editions.