Pizzeria opening later this month, a local animal shelter hits a milestone and more South Austin business news

Marco's Pizza will open a South Austin location later this month. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)
Marco's Pizza will open a South Austin location later this month. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)

Marco's Pizza will open a South Austin location later this month. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)

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

1. Ohio-based restaurant chain Marco’s Pizza will open its new South Austin location at the Cannon West shopping center at 6800 Westgate Blvd., Ste. 101, Austin, by the end of May. The restaurant offers specialty pizzas, pizza bowls, salads and sub sandwiches. 512-994-1175. www.marcos.com

2. PAWS Shelter of Central Texas celebrates its 35th year serving the community on May 16. With a location at 2965 FM 165, Dripping Springs, PAWS is a Kyle-based nonprofit, no-kill animal shelter that offers opportunities to adopt or foster pets. The shelter also accepts donations and offers volunteer opportunities. 512-858-0016. www.pawsshelter.org

3. Havenwood Nature School—an early childhood education center that offers a nature-based curriculum for preschool and after-school programs—will open a new building on its campus Sept. 7. Located on a 15 acre site at 1000 Hays Country Acres Road, Unit A, Dripping Springs, the building will allow the school to open six new preschool classrooms this fall. 512-894-9855. www.havenwoodnatureschool.com

4. The Bungalow, a boutique selling home decor, clothing, jewelry and gifts that opened last summer at 9410 W. Hwy. 290, Austin, closed in March. According to owner Diana Holmes, the decision was made after an unexpected increase in rent, but she said she may look at other locations to reopen in the future. 512-635-7657. www.facebook.com/the-bungalow-192887497428810
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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