Several businesses in South Austin shuttered recently, including longtime Opal's Divine Austin Grill.

Now open

Austin Motel Wiener Cart

The hot dog cart next to the Austin Motel pool serves hot dogs and veggie dogs, along with a Dog of the Day special, as well as salted pretzels, chips and sodas. Although the cart is closed for the winter season, it will reopen in March.Coming soon


Electric vehicle manufacturer Rivian is slated to open a second flagship location, featuring 10,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space on South Congress. The facility will also have a rooftop patio and direct access to biking and walking trails along Lady Bird Lake.Relocations

Art for the People Gallery

The art gallery and artisan market had its last day at 1711 S. First St., Austin, on Jan. 7. The new space will open soon at Good Dad Studios, an art complex in South Austin.Closings

Opal Divine’s Austin Grill

After 23 years in business, the family-friendly bar and grill closed its final location. Opal Divine’s Austin Grill served classic bar food, such as burgers and sandwiches, as well as craft beers and cocktails.
  • Closed Nov. 30
  • 2200 S. I-35, Austin
Irie Bean

The coffee and wine bar is now closed. Irie Bean offered drinks and treats, in addition to events such as live music, open mic nights, adult coloring and more.
  • Closed late 2023
  • 2310 S. Lamar Blvd., Ste. 102, Austin
The Park on South Lamar

The sports bar is now closed. Located in the Brodie Oaks Shopping Center, The Park on South Lamar had indoor and outdoor seating, TVs for sports games, beer and food.
  • Closed early January
  • 4024 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin