Chuck Holdridge’s Traveler Barbershop is now open in the Burns building on Houston Street. Commonwealth Coffee & Bakery is 1-2 months behind.
Food & Drink
Lisa Wong, the owner of Southtown staple Rosario’s Mexican Cafe Y Cantina, has purchased El Mirador from Esquire Tavern owner Chris Hill.
Bella on Houston, the Mediterranean cuisine restaurant formerly on the River Walk, opened Friday night at its new location on East Houston Street.
Chocollazo, the chocolate and candy shop on Broadway, has been selected as Hemisfair’s latest tenant and is expected to open by Valentine’s Day.
The Austin-based store will offer a little bit of everything, “coffee and breakfast tacos, grab-and-go salads and sandwiches, grocery, beer/wine, snacks, beverages.”
GrayStreet Partners, one of the largest holders of downtown real estate, has begun putting a 15,000-square-foot food hall into the ground and mezzanine levels of the former children’s museum on East Houston Street.
In recent months, Bees and Sisy’s and Tommy’s Restaurant, both on North Flores Street, have closed their doors.
The microbrewery is the creation of Dustin and Hannah Baker, who moved to San Antonio two years ago for Dustin’s job as a math teacher in the Edgewood Independent School District.
The East Side bar opened in April as a new concept for the San Antonio happy hour and nightlife seen: philanthropy through tippling.
On Tuesday, the Zoning Commission cleared the way for more expansion by rezoning 11 properties south and west of the Pearl, including the old Samuels Glass Co. and Fox Motel.