Factory Mattress opens in Dripping Springs, local groups celebrate anniversaries and more South Austin business news

Factory Mattress is the first tenant to open at the still under construction commercial project at the front of the Ledgestone community. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)
Factory Mattress is the first tenant to open at the still under construction commercial project at the front of the Ledgestone community. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)

Factory Mattress is the first tenant to open at the still under construction commercial project at the front of the Ledgestone community. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)

Here are the latest South Austin and Dripping Springs business updates.

1. Austin-based Factory Mattress opened a new shop Feb. 2 at 12680 W. Hwy. 290, Ste. 100, Dripping Springs. The first tenant to open at the still under construction commercial project at the front of the Ledgestone community, Factory Mattress offers discounted sleep furniture including mattresses, bed frames, memory foam pillows and mattress covers. 512-825-6483. www.factorymattresstexas.com/locations/dripping-springs

2. Austin-based Southside Flying Pizza is celebrating 15 years in the community in 2021. The local chain—which has South Austin locations at 11600 Menchaca Road, 2206 S. Congress Ave. and 1224 S. Lamar Blvd.—serves scratch-made pizzas, chicken wings, sandwiches, salads and pasta dishes. The Menchaca location can be reached at 512-440-1626. www.southsideflyingpizza.com

3. Dripping Springs City Council on Feb. 9 approved a parking variance for Turcotte Butchers & Delicatessen at 100 Commons Drive, Ste. 9, Dripping Springs. The variance allows the restaurant to open in downtown Dripping Springs without having to add new parking spaces at the property. Co-owner Erik Turcotte said the local deli and butcher shop will offer choice cuts raised in Texas and roast beef prepared in-house, and it is scheduled to open in April. 512-829-4657. www.turcottebutchers.com

4. Articulture Designs celebrated five years at 6405 Menchaca Road, Austin, in January. The local gallery and boutique offers art with plants as a medium as well as home decor items for sale and has hosted craft events in the past. The store is currently open for curbside pickup and shopping by appointment due to COVID-19 safety precautions. 512-762-5228. www.articulturedesigns.com


5. Dreamland Dripping Springs, an outdoor entertainment venue that includes pickleball, mini-golf and outdoor concerts along with a beer garden and sports bar, celebrated its opening weekend Feb. 5. The complex is located on 64 acres of space and includes 54 holes of mini-golf along with four weather-protected pickleball courts. Owned by Austin resident Steve Kuhn, Dreamland is located at 2770 W. Hwy. 290, Dripping Springs. 512-827-1279. www.dreamlanddstx.com

6. According to representatives from H-E-B, a new, 90,000-square-foot store in the Oak Hill area is set to open in August at 7901 W. Hwy. 290, Austin, at the intersection with FM 1826. The existing H-E-B store in the Center of the Hills shopping center at 7010 SH 71, Austin, will close when the new location opens. 512-288-5440. www.heb.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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