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H-E-B announces beer and wine delivery in under an hour via Favor

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H-E-B announced June 29 it has partnered with Austin-based on-demand delivery company Favor to offer beer and wine delivery throughout Texas. The service will offer free delivery on beer and wine this summer through Labor Day. San Antonio-based H-E-B has more than 400 stores in Texas and Mexico with more than 109,000 employees. At launch, the new service will be available across the greater areas of San Antonio, Austin, Corpus Christi and... more >

Qdoba Mexican grill coming soon to Barton Creek Square Mall

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Qdoba, a nationwide chain serving Mexican food, announced plans to open a location in the Barton Creek Square Mall food court later this summer. Barton Creek Square Mall is located at 2901 S. Capital of Texas Hwy., Austin. 512-327-7040.... more >

Frog Pond Distillery celebrates grand opening near Dripping Springs

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Frog Pond Distillery held a grand opening June 30 at 261 Frog Pond Lane, Dripping Springs. The family-owned distillery makes small batches of gin and vodka, and also offers tours, tastings, bottle sales and cocktails on site. 512-657-7977.... more >

NobiliTea now open in Barton Creek Square Mall

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NobiliTea, which carries more than 120 tea varieties, loose leaf teas and drinks brewed fresh in store, opened June 21 in Barton Creek Square Mall, on the upper level next to Sephora. The tea blends are crafted using high quality, organic ingredients from around the world. Barton Creek Square Mall is located at 2901 S. Capital of Texas Hwy., Austin. 512-327-7040. www.nobilitea.us... more >

New fine arts store coming to the Oasis Village

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Art Escape plans to have a soft opening at the beginning of August and a grand opening celebration at the end of August. The studio will sell handmade fine arts and crafts and collectively represent more than 250 artists. According to Owners Loela Barry and Johan Kritzinger, the goal is to represent an artist from every U.S. state and Canadian territory. Art Escape will be located at Oasis Village, 6550 Comanche Trail Ste. 112, Austin. 512-363-5372.... more >

Lake Travis Chick-fil-A closing in late July for renovations

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Chick-fil-A’s Lake Travis location will close its doors in late July for about six weeks of renovations. The location at 3600 S. RM 620 has been open about 14 years. When Chick-fil-A Franchise Owner Darryl Zavodny opens the updated restaurant it will include a "vintage heritage" interior design, larger dining room tables and a newly designed centerline kitchen with increased capacity. There will be an updated drive-thru system with expanded face-to-face ordering, and inside guests... more >

Serasana wellness studio joins Belterra Village

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Serasana Dripping Springs opened May 12 at 166 Hargraves Drive, Ste. E200, Austin, in the new Belterra Village Shopping Center. The wellness studio offers acupuncture, yoga, massage, healing teas and remedies to alleviate stress and manage pain. 512-766-4000.... more >

New Great Clips location now opened in Belterra Village

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Local residents and franchisees Brad and Jodi Melnick announced the opening of their newest Great Clips location in Belterra Village, 165 Hargraves St., Ste. M300, Austin on June 19. The salon chain has over 4,300 locations throughout the United States and Canada. 737-202-4395.... more >

Steel Magnolia Marketplace contributes to nonprofits

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Steel Magnolia Marketplace staff announced that each month they will pick a local nonprofit that will receive 10 percent of the store's profits. The merchandise the boutique sells also comes from vendors who donate a portion of their profits to charities. During the month of June, Steel Magnolia gave to Africa’s Promise Village, a nonprofit working in Tanzania to provide clean water, education and health care. In July they will donate to the Lakeway/Lake Travis 3-D artificial limb project.... more >

New playscape at Kerbey Lane Cafe – Westlake

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Kerbey Lane Cafe - Westlake added a new playscape for children to play on after requests from diners. The eatery is in the Village at Westlake Shopping Center, 701 S Capital of Texas Hwy., Austin. 512-879-2820. www.kerbeylanecafe.com... more >

Local dentistry celebrates 40 years in business

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Dr. Michael C. Bell’s dental practice is celebrating 40 years in business. The practice focuses on general and cosmetic dentistry and uses the latest technology for diagnoses of dental conditions. 2525 Wallingwood Drive, Bldg. 11, Austin. 512-327-7750.... more >

T-Werx Coworking space under construction in Four Points

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T-Werx Coworking is opening its second location in the River Place neighborhood in the Four Points area. T-Werx broke ground in mid-June and plans to have the building complete by the end of August. The business provides office space for small businesses, entrepreneurs, remote and independent works. It includes private offices, dedicated desks, shared work space and conference rooms. 10815 RR 2222, Bldg. 3B. 512-456-7860.... more >

The Musicians Woodshed opens second location in Bee Cave

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The Musicians Woodshed opened a second location May 31 at 3698 S. RM 620, Bee Cave. The first location is in North Austin. The locally owned music store offers guitar and music retail, music lessons and recording studio services, along with a concert series and summer camps. 512-614-6491.... more >

Luna Acupuncture & Apothecary relocates to Bee Caves Road

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Luna Acupuncture & Apothecary opened in October 2017 and relocated to 5524 Bee Caves Road, Ste. G2, in May. The business is a full-service clinic offering acupuncture, herbal and dietary guidance, custom herbal formulations, cupping and Asian bodywork therapies. “Guided by the time-tested traditions of Chinese Medicine, our clinic focuses on our patient’s unique constitutions to establish personalized treatment strategies for maximum effect,” Owner Jennifer Green said. “We... more >

Barbecue joint The Switch set to open Friday in Belterra Village

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Long-anticipated barbecue restaurant The Switch is set to open Friday at Belterra Village, 166 Hargraves Street, Ste. G100, Austin. Opened by Shane Stiles, the owner of Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew, the new restaurant will offer counter service for lunch every afternoon, a full-service bar and dinner service in the evening and brunch on Sundays. Lunch and dinner menu features barbecue; Cajun-style sandwiches and salads; and seafood plates like gumbo, shrimp and catfish. The bar menu will... more >

New Pilates studio opening in Belterra Village Shopping Center this weekend

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Club Pilates, a national franchise, is opening a location at 166 Hargraves St., Austin, in the Belterra Village Shopping Center. The studio, owned by area residents Theresa and Glenn Fraser, will have a grand opening celebration June 23. Club Pilates is offering free 30-minute intro classes and membership is 20 percent off for a limited time. 512-212-7525.... more >

Bee Cave fashion boutique Fab’rik featured in national magazines

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Fab’rik, a local boutique, was featured in Life & Style magazine in June. Founder Dana Spinola was also featured in Forbes magazine this year as an “entrepreneur you should know.” She said she has aligned with powerhouse women to bring her brand to cities across the U.S. The Bee Cave location is owned by Leslie Kempler. Fab’rik is at 12801 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave. 512-263-1644.... more >

New Jimmy John’s sandwich shop now open in Bee Cave

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Jimmy John’s, a sandwich chain specializing in delivery, is now open at the Hill Country Galleria at12800 Galleria Circle, Ste. 102, Bee Cave. The soft opening was June 5 and the location offers catering in addition to dine-in and delivery. 737-209-0105.... more >

Firehouse Animal Health Center now open in Belterra Village

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Firehouse Animal Health Center opened its fifth location at Belterra Village, 166 Hargraves Drive, Ste. C100, Austin, on May 22 after a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The animal hospital features an interactive learning lab and an all-glass wall that allows pet owners to view their dog or cat during procedures and surgeries.... more >

Prescribed burns scheduled at Pace Bend Park this week

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Officials with Travis County Parks plan to conduct multiple prescribed burns at Pace Bend Park this week, June 11-15. Two prescribed burns are planned and will take place on different days. The burns will occur between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. and will take approximately two to four hours to complete. Travis County Parks is conducting the burns in cooperation with personnel from the local fire departments and natural resource agencies. The prescribed burns are approximately 100 acres and 15... more >

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