Gabriela's to open in Southpark Meadows; Al’s Formal Wear rebrands and more South Austin business news

Al’s Formal Wear has rebranded as Dapper & Dashing and relocated to Sunset Valley in December. (Deeda Lovett/Community Impact Newspaper)
Al’s Formal Wear has rebranded as Dapper & Dashing and relocated to Sunset Valley in December. (Deeda Lovett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Al’s Formal Wear has rebranded as Dapper & Dashing and relocated to Sunset Valley in December. (Deeda Lovett/Community Impact Newspaper)

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1. Gabriela's will be opening a second location in the spring or summer in the Southpark Meadows shopping center at 9500 I-35, Austin. The original location of the Mexican restaurant remains open on East Seventh Street. Owner Gabriela Bucio also opened Taquero Mucho and took over ownership of Revival Coffee in 2020. www.gabrielasdowntown.com


2. Al’s Formal Wear has rebranded as Dapper & Dashing and relocated to 5400 Brodie Lane, Ste. 250, Sunset Valley, on Dec. 17, according to Store Manager Brittany Beausoleil. The shop offers rental tuxedos, suits and accessories, with brands including Michael Kors, Allure Men, Perry Ellis and their own Dapper & Dashing products. Al’s Formal Wear was previously located at the Barton Creek Square Mall, 2901 S. Capital of Texas Hwy., Austin. 512-328-3777. www.dapperanddashing.com

3. Dr. Christina McGee of Sullivan Physical Therapy will begin treating patients in February at a new location at 5601 Brodie Lane, No. 1000, Ste. 502, Sunset Valley. New patients can fill out a form on the clinic's website, and McGee will evaluate and treat patients Wednesdays and Thursdays. Sullivan Physical Therapy's Northwest Austin location remains open. 512-335-9300. www.sullivanphysicaltherapy.com

4. Abby Jane Bakeshop, owned by Austin baker Abby Jane Love, opened Jan. 21 at 16604 Fitzhugh Road, Dripping Springs, in the Barton Springs Mill building in the back of the Treaty Oak Distilling property. The bakery offers a menu of croissants, cakes, cookies, brownies, quiches and fresh baked pizzas made with the flour and grain produced by Barton Springs Mill. Outdoor seating is located on the bakery’s patio and in a picnic area out front. Prior to opening, Love had worked as the pastry chef at East Austin restaurant Dai Due. 512-383-5923. www.abbyjanebakes.com
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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