A handful of eateries and other businesses are now open and headed to North Austin soon.

Now open

Donkey Mo’s

Business partners Brian Kim, Youngmin Noh and Charlie Oh opened the Korean-style fried chicken eatery offering wings, dumplings and more with a range of sauces including soy garlic, sweet and sour, sweet and spice, and a house specialty sauce called Holy Donkey. The team also opened another location at 1100 S. Lamar Boulevard in late March. P Thai’s Khao Man Gai & Noodles

Fewer than three months after closing the Research Boulevard location, P Thai’s Khao Man Gai reopened at its new spot on Airport Boulevard in early May. Serving Thai-Chinese fusion dishes, owner Thai Changthong specializes in khao man gai, or Thai-style Hainanese chicken and rice. Changthong is also the co-owner of Thai Kun at Domain Northside.
  • Opened May 1
  • 4807 Airport Blvd., Austin
  • Instagram: pthaiatx
Dumpling World

Owners Xiuyan Chen and Yuchi Shu, along with the Shu family, brought Austin’s first Dumpling World to the Triangle in late April. The Sugarland-based casual Chinese eatery offers a variety of handcrafted dumplings prepared either pan-fried, steamed, boiled or in soups, with a range of fillings with or without meat. Coming soon

Austin Pickle Ranch

More than three years in the making, cofounders Tim Klitch and Dan Keelan will open a second Austin Pickle Ranch location at the former Golfsmith spot. The 50,000-square-foot Braker-area facility will offer 16 regulation-sized indoor pickleball courts—twice as many as the original location on West Sixth. Austin Pickle Ranch is open to members and nonmembers with reservations.Nike

The global retailer is bringing a pair of its signature fitness studios to Central Austin. A new Nike Training Studio at The Triangle will offer rotating HITT and strength workout classes, while a Nike Running Studio at The Grove will feature three sprinting, capacity, and endurance classes with a balance of running and strength training. Member enrollment is now open.
  • Opening summer 2024
  • 4600 W Guadalupe St., Ste. 305, Austin
  • 2729 Perseverance Drive, Austin
  • www.nikestudios.com
In the news

Hancock Golf Course

Situated along Waller Creek, the team at Texas’s oldest continuously operating golf course celebrated 125 years on May 11 with speakers, a historical sign presentation, awards and more. The 9-hole course was founded by Lewis Hancock in 1899, two years after his term as mayor, and was the original site of Austin Country Club. Benold’s Jewelers

Owner Maria Aguirre and her team marked the 95th year of operation for the fine jewelry shop. Benold’s Jewelers has a selection of pieces including bridal and custom designs with a focus on limited editions from smaller workshops, as well as repair services and personal shopping options. Closings

Sew Much More

After forty years, owners Ron and Barbara Goldkorn retired and closed the sewing store. Sew Much More offered sewing supplies, machines, fabrics and furniture like sewing cabinets, embroidery caddies and more.
  • Closed March 30
  • 3010 W. Anderson Lane, Ste. J, Austin