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Report: Austin sees a 13% increase in new business applications during COVID-19

People dine at Love Supreme Pizza Bar, a newer restaurant in East Austin. (Austonia)

At Sweet Lemon Kitchen, Rachel Cummins has wowed Georgetown residents with fan favorites from her diner like their honey creme latte, chicken salad sandwiches and cinnamon rolls. And now, she’s preparing to open up shop for a cafe called Little Lemon at the downtown library.

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6 more Austin restaurants and businesses struggle in the midst of COVID-19
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It's no secret that COVID-19 has put businesses' longevity to the test this year, sending bars, restaurants and local businesses like Buffalo Billiards, Threadgill's, The Bazaar and Capitol City Comedy packing. With no end in sight, these businesses have either announced their closure or are asking for help.

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The Bazaar to shut down Austin location after 50-plus years
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The Bazaar will shut down its East Riverside location after 54 years of business in Austin, the women-owned family shop announced on social media.

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