From name and ownership changes to closures, find out the latest South Central Austin business updates.

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Date Nite Gallery

The gallery is locally owned by artist Landry McMeans. Date Nite Gallery showcases a variety of local artists in a range of mediums, including paintings, jewelry, ceramics, clothing and fiber art.Coming soon

Austin Pets Alive! Regional Pet Hospital and ICU

The Austin-based animal welfare organization will open a new animal hospital this summer as part of its four-part plan to increase care and accessibility in the area. Officials said the new hospital will be able to treat 1,000 more puppies and kittens with viruses than before.Kido International

The global preschool and infant care brand will open a new location in the Bouldin Creek neighborhood this year. Kido International will offer daily Spanish immersion and outdoor play as part of its curriculum for children six weeks to 5 years old.Relocations

House Wine

After 16 years, the locally owned bar helmed by Kerry White has relocated from 408 Josephine St., Austin. The business will continue operations in its new South First Street space offering wine by the glass and bottle; an array of cheese and fruit boards; and other small bites.In the news

444 Tattoo

The studio, formerly known as Companion Tattoo, underwent new ownership and a name change in June. 444 Tattoo is now owned by tattoo artist Annie Mess, who has more than 20 years of experience in the industry. The shop has several artists who specialize in different styles of tattoos, from traditional and color to black and gray.Closings

1417 French Bistro

The Bouldin Creek neighborhood restaurant shuttered its doors at the end of May, which was announced via social media. Allison Welsh owned the restaurant, offering a variety of French specialty dishes. A note on the door states the building will be redeveloped to make way for a new project called Bouldin Creek Lofts; however, representatives did not respond for comments as of press time.
  • Closed May 30
  • 1417 S. First St., Austin

The women’s clothing and accessory shop, founded by Lucy Jolis in 2013, has closed its Austin location within the South Congress Hotel. The Malibu, California, location of Sunroom will relocate and remain open. The online shop will also remain open. Representatives for the store did not respond for comments as of press time.