Editor's note: the story has been updated to reflect the opening month for Ghoul Coffee Company.

Two parks, a coffee truck and more are among the new or coming soon businesses in East Austin. This list is not comprehensive.

Now open

Busty’s Bar and Jukebox

The old-school bar offers handcrafted cocktails, beer, sandwiches, burgers and all-day breakfast biscuits. The bar is owned by Busty Morris, who previously worked at The White Horse.Earl J. Pomerleau Pocket Park

Located in the North Windsor Park neighborhood, construction on the 2-acre park began in fall 2022 and is now complete. Pomerleau Pocket Park features picnic tables and walking trails as well as a picnic pavilion, community fitness plaza and nature-inspired playground.Isamu Taniguchi Park

The 1-acre park includes an open green space for picnics and lawn games, a garden, a terrace and restrooms. The park is named after Isamu Taniguchi, a Japanese immigrant who played a large role in creating the Zilker Botanical Gardens.Coming soon

Ghoul Coffee Company

Matthew Gould is setting out to create a space in Austin where customers can have a great cup of coffee and connect with others. The menu includes drinks like The Sunset, which features vanilla matcha, orange juice and coconut milk. The menu also features black sesame butter and maple brown sugar cold foam.Casa Bianca

Friends and restaurateurs Joseph Zoccoli and Richard Thomas own the East Austin eatery featuring modern American-Italian food and drinks. The menu ranges from a raw bar to handmade pasta dishes, with seafood- and vegetable-heavy small plates also available. Cocktails feature a spin on Italian classics, such as the Aperol spritz, as well as a selection of wines and Amaro—an Italian herbal liqueur.Relocations

Peapod Family Chiropractic

The facility relocated from 5800 Berkman Drive, Austin, and offers a range of chiropractic services for people before, during and after pregnancy as well as infants and children with special needs, with at-home and in-office visits available.In the news

Nixta Taqueria

Owner Sara Mardanbigi and Chef Edgar Rico reopened the taqueria after seven months of renovations, which included a new HVAC system as well as kitchen and electrical upgrades. Nixta Taqueria offers a variety of nontraditional tacos and toastadas made with ingredients such as duck confit for carnitas, as well as tuna, beers and carrots to create toastadas—all comprised of housemade masa and tortillas using heirloom Mexican corn.