submitted by Tom Linehan [Email address: tlinehan #AT# - replace #AT# with @ ]

It has been mentioned on the newsgroups and confirmed in today’s Austin Chronicle and on,  Brentwood Tavern will be closing on the 25th due to their inability to work out agreeable lease terms with the new property owner, Paz Dhody. Dog Almighty has already closed it’s location there leaving Lightsey Farms as the remaining tenant on the
property. According Lilly Rockwell’s article on, Lightsey Farms will be moving out soon as well.

To find out more about the planned development, its owner, and the selection process that took place earlier in the year read Steven Zettner’s notes
taken from one of the neighborhood meetings County Commissioner Sarah
Eckhardt held in February. Mr.
Dhody, the new owner, is a multimillionaire and entrepreneur who has plans to build a
retail center anchored
by an Indian restaurant, acoustic music venue, and a gallery featuring the
owner’s personal crystals collection.

The Tavern will be missed by Allandale as it has come to be a good informal gathering place. Brentwood
Tavern is throwing a big party on the 25th to say goodbye.