New homes, flower shop coming soon to Southwest Austin

A sales opened in March for Founders Ridge in Dripping Springs.

A sales opened in March for Founders Ridge in Dripping Springs.

A new residential community is coming to the Southwest Austin area this summer.

Taylor Morrison opened a sales office in March for Founders Ridge, located at 150 Osage Court in Dripping Springs. Michael Lindeman, vice president of sales and marketing for Taylor Morrison, said the company wanted to expand its presence in the Dripping Springs area with open-concept floor plans starting in the low $300,000s range.

“The real key for us is being at an affordable price point on wooded homesites," he said. "A lot of the area offers up acreage, so we’re an alternative to the acreage homesites, more conducive to families who are looking for maybe their first home."

First homes are slated to be completed in June, he said. 512-468-3605.


Sami’s Flower Shop and Event Services LLC plans to host an event April 23 to celebrate its grand opening. Co-owner Nahil Nasreddine said the family-owned business, named for her brother Sami, will offer floral arrangements, boutenirs, corsages and décor.

The shop, located at 8708 S. Congress Ave., Ste. 570, will specialize in weddings and other celebrations, as well as arrangements for holidays such as Mother’s Day and Valentine’s Day, she said. The grand opening, currently scheduled from noon to 3 p.m., will feature free refreshments and showcase examples of arrangements and décor. 512-401-3921


ATX Family Dental will have a soft opening for patients in April at 3100 S. Congress Ave., Ste. 1F. The dental office caters to all ages and offers services including general dentistry as well as cosmetic dentistry, crowns, bridges, extractions and emergency dentistry. 512-717-3147. Twitter: @atxfamilydental

Starbucks Starbucks operates numerous stores in the Austin area, including at 7015 W. Hwy. 290 and 3328 Slaughter Lane.[/caption]


On Jan. 26, a few Austin-area Starbucks locations including those at 7015 W. Hwy. 290 and 3328 Slaughter Lane began offering the company’s new Evenings menu. According to the company, the new menu includes a curated assortment of wine and craft beer along with shareable small plates. 512-288-0662 (Hwy. 290), 512-280-2450 (Slaughter).



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