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Round Top March 2021

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(Continued from page 98) Kasey Buchtien, Mark Massey with Ansel and Belle Lee Ellis C andy Crush: Round Top just got a whole lot sweeter. Lollitop Sweetshop, housed in an 1865 saltbox in Minden Square, neighboring Round Top Brewing (opening soon), is best described as a candy store that likes to bake. In addition to mounds of candies and chocolates, Lollitop offers sweet and savory breakfast options and coffee, such as the Savory Sausage Gruyère muffin and delectable biscuits served with house gravy. 103 W. Austin St., … Home, Cisco, Home: A staple in Los Angeles for 30 years, Cisco Home has opened an outpost in Round Top stocking handcrafted sustainable furniture made from responsibly harvested woods, goose feathers and down, and natural linen, cotton, and wool, 1350 N. State Hwy. 237, … New Destination: An innovative women- owned mindfulness luxury retreat, The Farm at Wellville, is coming to Round Top on a prime 70-acre parcel of rolling farmland with casitas, farm- to-market culinary offerings, a pool and spa, with helpings of mindfulness and meditation included. Co-owners Lisa Pope Westerman (founder of LUCID, a design collective known for putting together design dream teams), Erica Levit and Austin architect Amy Robins Dempsey showcase the vision at The Farm's pop-up this month. At the top of the bill is a site-specific public art installation by internationally shown artist Rachel Hayes, who's known for her poetic deployment of textiles in the landscape. Piper Faust of Piper Faust Public Art gives art tours of "A Slant of Light" at The Farm at Wellville on Saturday, March 27, 11 am and 1 pm. Shop retailers City Boots, Garment Modern Vintage rare designer vintage, Second Chance Custom, Saint Shore, and Lovely Bird custom hats. Take in meditation and mindfulness sessions from Unwind Studio. The Farm at Wellville, 1905 Century Farms Road, Burton … Say Cheese: Little Cheese Shop in Round Top has opened in Henkel Square with fine fromage and charcuterie, thanks to owners Melissa Ellis and Wimberly Shook Tribble … Where There's Smoke: In downtown Round Top, on Thursday through Sunday, around 11 am, the aroma of smoked post oak leads you behind Henkel Hall in Henkel Square. There, you'll find restaurateur Lee Ellis of Ellis Motel manning his custom smoker for the pop-up Round Top Smoke House. The barbecue with Tex-Mex and Asian influences is available until sellout. Some days, Ellis serves up short rib tacos, but always you'll find classic Texas 'cue staples — brisket, ribs, sausage and delicious sides. @ roundtopsmokehouse … Fayetteville Buzz: The hamlet of Fayetteville, 10 minutes from Round Top, has three new shopping destinations. The Vintage Rose Market stocks antiques, children's clothing, home goods, pillows, Jeanne d'Arc clothing, and more. Sharing space with Petals 'N Lace in a historic Victorian, Cheryl Long has opened Pure Art Gallery, with a cache of her canvases alongside black- and-white photographs of ranch life, vintage Native American turquoise-and- silver jewelry, and Western clothing. @ purewestbycheryllong. The Market at Park, unveiled to great success during last fall's antiques shows, has an idyllic location steeped in local history. Beth Hruska Chapline Laura Chapline and pal Renee Koch, have transformed the century- old Hruska family general store, sited in a grove of trees adjoining an 1898 Czech dance hall (available for weddings and event rentals), into a light-washed emporium filled with antiques and vintage goods, open only during the Antiques Shows … Ahhhh, a Spa: Mark Massey, Round Top's 40-year-old Mayor and fiancée, Kasey Buchtien, are developing the new Fricke Square, bounded by Live Oak Street and Austin Street and neighboring Hotel Lulu. The new square will be devoted to wellness, Buchtien's area of expertise, and "a one-stop destination for a health and wellness experience," she says. The Space Studio will have workout classes, yoga and Pilates; Casa Blanke will serve up healthy bites; and Andalusia Spa will recharge. The Space Studio opens late 2021, followed by the spa and cafe in the new year. ROUND TOP ROUND UP 100

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