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Bubble tea shop plans July 21 grand opening in Northwest Austin

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Sharetea will host its grand opening July 21 at 13343 N. US 183​,​ Ste. 275, Austin. The Taiwan-based bubble tea shop serves black, fruit, cheese and milk teas with pearls or tapioca balls. Each franchise uses products imported from Taiwan, said franchise owner Christine Nieh, a University of Texas at Austin graduate who is also Taiwanese. 512-838-6752.... more >

Food-safety course provider moves office to Northwest Austin

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Responsible Training, a food-safety course provider, relocated its office July 1 from Round Rock to 9004 Anderson Mill Road, Austin. The business offers American National Standards Institute, or ANSI, accredited food-safety courses for food handlers and alcohol servers. 512-996-0909.... more >

North Austin senior living facility celebrates $29M expansion

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Retirement and senior living facility Buckner Villas in North Austin celebrated July 13 the completion of a $29 million expansion. Buckner Villas, located on 25 acres at 11110 Tom Adams Drive, Austin, added 122,331 square feet of space for 69 new apartment homes and 70 new parking spaces. It also renovated another 16,010 square feet of residential space.... more >

Lebanese food truck relocates to The Domain

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Lebanese restaurant Beirut Austin Food Trailer relocated to The Domain in front of the iPic Theaters, 3225 Amy Donovan Plaza, Austin, on July 7. The food truck serves popular Lebanese and Middle Eastern cuisine, such as shawarma, falafel, lamb kabobs and the truck’s signature Shawarma Fries. 512-758-3377.... more >

Kendra Scott expanding jewelry store at The Domain

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Austin-based jewelry and accessory brand Kendra Scott is expanding its Domain location to take over an adjacent unit that was previously occupied by Burberry at 11506 Century Oaks Terrace, Ste. 104. Burberry closed March 24 and the space is currently under renovation. A completion date for the expansion is not yet confirmed. 512-879-3174.... more >

Austin-based clothing store, beauty bar finds news digs at The Domain

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On July 1, Cotone Clothing + Beauty Bar relocated from The Domain 2 at 3220 Amy Donovan Plaza, Ste. 124, Austin, to a temporary space in the former Origins space in The Domain 1 at 11410 Century Oaks Terrace, Ste. 103, Austin. The clothing shop now sells more cruelty-free products from the Jentri Quinn Makeup + Skin line created by co-owner Jentri Quinn. Cotone also launched a customized Body Bar that allows customers to sample products, such as body butters, shimmers and scrubs. Quinn and... more >

Northwest Austin coffee shop rebrands, starts roasting its own beans

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Owner Tom Snyder is rebranding the Caffe Yolly coffee shop this month into Illuminate Coffee Bar. Illuminate Coffee Bar, located at 12129 N. RM 620, Ste. 102, Austin, will host a launch party July 28 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Snyder said Illuminate Coffee Bar makes its own flavors in house and infuses craft lattes with coconut oil. The coffee bar will also be roastings its own beans in house. 512-468-5575.... more >

New senior living community coming to Northwest Austin in August

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Owners Michelle Sureddin and Jason Brenzier are set to open assisted living facility Silverleaf Eldercare at 9004 Wildridge Drive, Austin in Ausgust. The 12-person capacity community will feature microbicidal paint to ward off infections, circadian rhythm-timed lighting and other unique features. The first resident will move in August 1. 512-829-7252.... more >

New luxury clothing retailer open at The Domain

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Los Angeles-based men's and women's clothing brand Vince opened at The Domain on June 28 at 11600 Century Oaks Terrace, Ste. 108, Austin. The California-inspired clothing and accessory brand recently opened locations in California, Florida and New Jersey as well.... more >

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 >

Domain Northside Thai restaurant adding brunch, lunch service

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Thai restaurant Sway is launching a new brunch menu at both of its Austin locations and will also expand its service hours at the new Domain Northside spot on Rock Rose Avenue. Starting July 2, Sway is expanding its services at the Domain Northside location to include weekday lunch and weekend brunch starting at 11 a.m. A new brunch menu that incorporates Southern flavors will be available weekends starting July 7 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The new brunch menu will include French toast with... more >

LAVISH Kitchen + Bath opening a showroom in Domain Northside

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Austin-based LAVISH Kitchen + Bath secured a lease for a showroom at Domain Northside through Austin-based commercial real estate firm JLL Austin. It will display appliances, cabinets and other home design features. It plans to open in November. The address is not yet confirmed. 512-643-0308.... more >

California Closets coming to Domain Northside later this year

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Closet organization and design chain California Closets secured a lease with Austin-based commercial real estate firm JLL Austin to open a Domain Northside location in November. The exact address is still to be confirmed. 855-261-1573.... more >

London-based clothing and accessory retailer Burberry closes Domain location

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British luxury brand Burberry closed its Domain location at 11506 Century Oaks Terrace, Ste. 104, Austin on March 24. The store sells men’s and women’s clothing and accessories. It was the retailer’s only Austin location.... more >

Wanderlust Yoga and Southern Pressed Juicery open at The Domain

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Austin-based owner, Ashley Spencer, opened Wanderlust Yoga's second location at The Domain on June 1 at 11010 Domain Drive, Ste. 102, Austin. Wanderlust provides a variety of classes from basic for beginners to "YoStrong" for strength building. The Domain location also includes a South Carolina-based organic juice bar and acai bowl bar, Southern Pressed Juicery, within the space. Wanderlust Yoga, (512) 838-6755, www.wanderlustaustin.com. Southern Pressed Juicery, 512-712-5082.... more >

Ola Poke’s second location now open off Research Blvd. in Northwest Austin

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Austin-based Ola Poke opens its second location today at 13343 Research Blvd., Ste. 270, Austin, next door to Taiwanese bubble tea shop Sharetea. Poke, pronounced poh-kay, is a Hawaiian-inspired dish of marinated raw fish salad and has gained popularity in Austin in recent years. At its new location, Ola Poke offers make-your-own poke bowls as well as new cooked entrees, including a chicken sandwich and desserts. Ola Poke's original location is in Central Austin at 6808 N. Lamar Blvd.,... more >

Nespresso retail shop now open at The Domain

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Nespresso’s Domain location opened May 18 at 11600 Century Oaks Terrace, Ste. 132, Austin. It sells premium blend coffee in addition to Nespresso machines and... more >

Aaron Brothers framing to close all U.S. stores including two Austin locations

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By the end of July, Aaron Brothers framing, which is owned by Texas-based craft store chain Michaels, is closing all its framing store locations, including its two local outposts in North and South Austin. The stores, located at 9503 Research Blvd. in North Austin and at 5400 Brodie Lane in South Austin are hosting closing sales and plan to shutter by the end of July. Research: 512-275-9470, Brodie: 512-358-8357.... more >

New leather furniture store opens on Anderson Lane

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Austin Leather Gallery opened June 14 in the former location of Town and Country Leather at 2438 W. Anderson Lane, Ste. D-1, Austin. Co-owners Tom Etz, Robert Price and John Madden have years of experience in the industry and focus on selling higher-quality brands. Austin Leather Gallery offers custom-ordered furniture, including sofa sectionals, recliners and home-theater seats. 512-580-0365.... more >

Ted Baker London now open at The Domain

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Ted Baker London opened April 13 at The Domain at 11501 Century Oaks Terrace, Ste. 109, Austin. The store offers British-inspired men’s and women’s clothing.... more >

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