WellMed to open in Dripping Springs, Pinthouse Pizza approaching Southeast Austin debut and more business news from the South Austin area

Pinthouse Pizza has begun hiring for its future taproom and restaurant in Southeast Austin. (Courtesy Pinthouse Pizza)
Pinthouse Pizza has begun hiring for its future taproom and restaurant in Southeast Austin. (Courtesy Pinthouse Pizza)

Pinthouse Pizza has begun hiring for its future taproom and restaurant in Southeast Austin. (Courtesy Pinthouse Pizza)

Here's the latest business news from the South Austin and Dripping Springs area.

1. WellMed at Dripping Springs will hold a grand opening Dec. 15 in Belterra Village, 165 Hargraves Drive, Bldg. 100, Ste. S-100, Dripping Springs. WellMed—which has a network of doctors and practices across the country—serves as a primary care clinic for older adults and focuses on promoting healthy lifestyles, preventive care and identifying early risks of illnesses and conditions. 737-243-7756. www.wellmedfindadoctor.com

2. Originally scheduled to open in January, construction delays at ArborView will push back the first move-ins until March 1, according to property manager Erika Lopez. ArborView, which is currently under construction at 12100 Archeleta Blvd., Austin, will be a 62-plus active-living community that will have 151 total units. ArborView is owned by Circle C Ranch resident Bob Ruggio. 512-858-6984. www.arborviewlife.com

3. Pinthouse Pizza began hiring for its future taproom and restaurant in Southeast Austin at 2201 E. Ben White Blvd., Austin, on Nov. 30. The project was originally announced in April 2019, and although an official opening date has not yet been announced, it is expected to open in early 2021. Pinthouse also hosted a job fair in December at the new site. The locally owned brewpub also has locations in Round Rock and in Austin on Burnet Road and South Lamar Boulevard. www.pinthousepizza.com

4. Miami-based doughnut shop The Salty Donut announced Dec. 5 that it will open its first Central Texas location at 2000 S. Congress Ave., Austin, this spring. The Florida chain offers gourmet doughnuts with flavors including margarita, maple and bacon, hazelnut and chocolate, and gingersnap cookie. It also has a beverage menu of cold-brew coffees, espresso drinks, teas and lemonade. The Salty Donut held a pop-up event at its future location Dec. 11-13 to celebrate the announcement. www.saltydonut.com


5. VIP Chiropractic Care relocated to 4309 S. First St., Austin, on Dec. 5. Previously located at 1221 W. Ben White Blvd., Austin, the South Austin practice run by Glen Wilkinson offers chiropractic adjustments to treat existing conditions and prevent recurring pain and illness. 512-809-1113. www.vipchiropractic.care
By Nicholas Cicale
Nick has been with Community Impact Newspaper since 2016, working with the Lake Travis-Westlake and Southwest Austin-Dripping Springs editions. He previously worked as a reporter in Minnesota and earned a degree from Florida State University.


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