Austin restaurant comings and goings top this week's most popular stories
Editor's note: Restaurant demolition and Texas transportation lead this round of top stories. Read on for more of the week's most popular headlines.
1. Say goodbye to this iconic Austin restaurant space as it faces demolition. Seven months after it was heavily damaged in a fire, EZ’s Brick Oven & Grill on North Lamar Boulevard is being prepared for demolition. This week demolition equipment sat in the parking lot of the restaurant, and pre-demolition markings were scrawled on the building.
2. Austin company launches private air travel across Texas — no membership required. Austinites have another option for traveling in style with the launch of Envi, a private luxury air travel service based out of Austin Executive Airport. Starting November 14, Envi will offer flights between Austin and Dallas and Dallas and Houston four times per week.
3. New East Austin bar with cool patio quietly opens its doors. East Sixth Street has a new patio hangout. Revelry Kitchen + Bar, from the owner of Corner Bar, has quietly opened next door to The Brixton. The new bar features a shaded front patio and a large space with fun yard games.
4. Beloved campus-area restaurant shutters to make room for more tacos. An international favorite is the latest casualty in Austin's ongoing restaurant closures: Sao Paulo's Brazilian Restaurante in North Campus is shuttering. The last day of service for the 15-year-old dining institution is August 27.
5. Popular 24-hour coffee and beer bar axes buzzworthy South Austin location. What a buzz kill: The Buzz Mill's outpost off South Congress Avenue is no longer opening. The bar's second 24-hour location, located at 111 Pickle Rd., was originally slated to open in February.