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Northwest Austin physician’s practice relocates to Baylor Scott & White clinic

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Private practice North Austin Internal Medicine relocated from 11673 Jollyville Road, Ste. b-101, Austin, to the Baylor Scott & White North Burnet clinic at 2698 Brockton Drive, Austin. Dr. Edie Shulman and Danny Do, nurse practitioner, began taking patients at their new location Jan. 4. 512-339-1535.... more >

Pacific Rim changes name, concept at Austin Burnet Road location

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Pacific Rim Sushi & Yakitori Lounge, located at 9070 Research Blvd., Ste. 305, Austin, changed its name in January to Pacific Rim Cajun Sports Bar & Kitchen. Other changes include changing the food concept to Cajun entrees and seafood boils. The restaurant  offers drink and food specials during happy hour and also has lunch specials. Pacific Rim is celebrating the new menu Jan. 15-21 with food and drink specials. 512-458-8881.... more >

Bowling, billiards, laser tag, drinks and more available at newly expanded Main Event space in Northwest Austin

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Main Event Entertainment, a Texas-based restaurant and entertainment chain, expanded its Northwest Austin location at 13301 N. US 183, Austin. The renovations, which where completed in late 2017, make the space the chain's largest location, totaling 75,000 square feet. Guests can eat, drink, play laser tag, mini golf, billiards and arcade games or go bowling. 512-401-0000.... more >

Zillow-like platform Tenavox launches in Austin to help tenants find commercial real estate space

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Tenavox launched in Austin in early December, offering tenants a platform similar to Zillow and Yelp that assists tenants with finding office, retail and industrial real estate space. The company first launched in Houston in September, but the founders reside in Austin and maintain an office at 13359 N. US 183, Stes. 406-677, Austin. By the end of 2018, the company plans to provide small-business owners with the ability to look for space, compare prices and read reviews on more than 25,000... more >

Don Don Express opened on RM 620 Jan. 8

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Don Don Express, an Asian cuisine restaurant, opened on Jan. 8 at 11815 RM 620, Ste. 4, Austin.... more >

Splendid clothing store closes at The Domain

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National clothing chain Splendid closed its Domain location at 11600 Century Oaks Terrace, Ste. 132, Austin, on Jan. 7. It was one of three Texas locations and the store's only Austin location.... more >

Rentable restaurant space Sumptuary launches crowdfunding campaign

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Sumptuary, a rentable restaurant space where Austin chefs and cooks can experiment with new ideas, launched a crowdfunding campaign Jan. 3. The space will open at 3202 Anderson Lane, Ste. 205, Austin, once the fundraising goal has been reached. "We would like to open by June 1," founding partner and Sumptuary general manager T. Marshall Jones said. Any restaurateur from fine dining chefs to food truck owners are welcome at Sumptuary, at which a new menu will be featured every... more >

Sears closing 39 stores in early 2018, including North Austin location

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Sears Holdings Corp. announced Jan. 4 it is closing 64 Kmart stores and 39 Sears stores, including a Sears location in North Austin. The store at 12625 N. I‐35, Austin, is slated to close in late January and is one of only three Texas stores closing. The company stated it plans to "close some unprofitable stores as we transform our business model so that our physical store footprint and our digital capabilities match the needs and preferences of our members," according to the... more >

New Summer Moon Coffee Bar slated to open Feb. 3 on RM 620

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Another location of Summer Moon Coffee Bar will open Feb. 3 in the Trails at 620. The coffee bar will be located at 8300 N. RM 620, Ste. 300G, Austin, and have a drive-thru and an outdoor patio area. It will serve breakfast tacos from Tacodeli, Hawaiian breakfast sandwiches from Big Kahuna Donuts, pastries from Texas French Bread and breakfast hand pies. The local chain of stores that began in 2002 includes in-house roasted coffee beans as well as a coffee bar/internet lounge. The new... more >

Indeed.com leases space at new Domain Tower for fourth Austin office location

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Indeed.com announced in December it had leased the entire building of a new office tower under construction at The Domain. The job website company will occupy all 310,000 square feet at the 11-story Domain Tower at 721 Domain Drive, Austin, just off Braker Lane. The building is slated for completion in July. The additional office space will allow the company to accommodate its rapid growth, according to a statement released from Indeed. Indeed has three other office locations,... more >

New educational sign offers interactive experience along Spicewood Valley Trail in Northwest Austin

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Katie Harris, a Girl Scout from Troop 2281, created and installed an educational trailhead sign near Spicewood Valley Trail in Northwest Austin as part of her Girl Scout Gold Award. The sign is located at 9016 Evening Primrose Path, Austin, and details eight highlights along the trail. Hikers can hunt for markers that Harris placed along the trail at various points. She completed the project in September in cooperation with Austin Parks and Recreation... more >

Boxing studio closes location on Burnet Road

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Fitness studio Pink Gloves Boxing at 9705 Burnet Road, Ste. 606, Austin, announced its closing in September and held classes through Oct. 14. 512-574-7881.... more >

Cabo Bob’s Burritos plans third location opening in January

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Cabo Bob’s Burritos will open a third location at 7849 Shoal Creek Blvd., Austin, in mid-January. Owner Don Brinkman aims to expand the concept of serving the Baja flavors he grew to love while visiting Los Cabos, California, when he opened the original location in 2008. 512-432-1112.... more >

Name Brand Discount Clothing now open on RM 620

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Name Brand Discount Clothing opened on Oct. 21 at 12218 RM 620, Austin. Owner Winthrop Graham said the store sells all new products including bags, accessories and clothing for children and adults.... more >

CrossFit gym will relocate in North Austin, offers free community classes

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CrossFit Renew will relocate to a new space in the same shopping area in February. The CrossFit gym will move from Ste. 103 to Ste. 104 at 8120 Research Blvd., Austin. The gym offers CrossFit classes, free community workouts every Saturday at 10 a.m. and a six-week “Reboot” challenge starting Jan. 8.... more >

Austin Board of Realtors names interim CEO

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Emily Chenevert was named interim chief executive officer of the Austin Board of Realtors starting Jan. 1, as the organization’s board of directors seek a permanent CEO with the help of an executive search firm. Chenevert currently serves as chief operating officer. 512-454-7636. Austin Board of Realtors Headquarters, 4800 Spicewood Springs Road,... more >

Houston-based construction firm opens office near The Arboretum

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Houston-based commercial construction company Burton Construction opened an its first Austin office at 9442 Capital of Texas Hwy., Ste. 1-500, Austin. The company’s headquarters remain in Houston. The company primarily works on office development. 512-538-1520.... more >

New CrossFit gym opening in Northwest Austin in time for those New Year’s resolutions

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A new CrossFit gym, Upreach CrossFit, opens Jan. 2 at 13047 Pond Spring Road, Austin. The gym will offer group classes with the goal of creating a community feel for beginners and experienced CrossFitters. The classes focus on functional movements with cardio elements.... more >

Retro Fitness closes sole Texas location in Northwest Austin

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The Austin location of nationwide gym chain Retro Fitness closed in November at 13450 N. US 183, Ste. 106, Austin. It was the chain’s first and only Texas location.... more >

Mighty Fine Burgers Fries & Shakes celebrates 10 years in Austin

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Austin-based burger chain Mighty Fine Burgers Fries & Shakes celebrated its 10th anniversary Dec. 6. Mighty Fine has five Austin-area locations, including one in North Austin at the Shops at Arbor Walk, 10515 N. MoPac, Ste. 205, Austin. 512-524-2400.... more >

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