Check out the latest on these five North Austin businesses.

Grove Wine Bar & Kitchen

Business partners Beth Lasita, Matt Berendt and Reed Clemons, all former residents of the Northwest Hills area, will open a new Grove Wine Bar & Kitchen in the spring. Wine will be available by the glass, as a flight or by the bottle. The food menu will consist of vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options as well as meat-based dishes.Tiny Grocer

Steph Steele opened a second Tiny Grocer location with its French bistro, Bureau de Poste, in the former Hyde Park post office. The new spot also has a deli counter serving up coffee, wine, made-to-order sandwiches and pastries from Gati and Swedish Hill.Toy Joy/Yummi Joy

The toy-candy store hybrid relocated to Burnet Road from 4613 Airport Blvd., Austin, on Sept. 15. Toy Joy offers toys for people of all ages, while Yummi Joy is stocked with candy, coffee and ice cream. Starting Oct. 4, the company also began operating a Toy Joy at The Thinkery in Mueller, 1830 Simond Ave., in place of The Thinkery’s former gift shop.Tropical Smoothie Cafe

Locals Mike and Kara Sheppard opened the smoothie cafe in September. The cafe serves both healthy and indulgent smoothies, flatbreads, wraps, quesadillas, sandwiches, salads and more. One of the best-selling smoothies is the Detox Island Green, which consists of spinach, kale, mango, pineapple, banana and ginger.Rees Bros. Watch Repair

Owners Bert, Arthur and Charlene Rees celebrated their jewelry business’s 70th anniversary in September. Originally located on The Drag in Austin, the business now operates out of the Rees’ home workshop, offering watch and jewelry repair, sales, sizing and appraisals.
  • Opened in September 1953
  • 110 W. Odell St., Austin
  • 512-452-3426