After serving as a staple gift shop on South Congress for decades, Tesoros Trading Co. announced via social media it is retiring and closing shop in mid-June.
The cultural haven shop announced its future closure on Instagram, saying it would offer 50% off on its diverse inventory including furniture, scarves, textiles, rugs and dishes.
The post read: “After 33 years on Congress Avenue, the Tesoros store is retiring! Visit us through mid-June to take advantage of the many sales!”
Tesoros offers gifts from an array of countries, including Brazil, China, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, Peru, Spain, Turkey and Vietnam.
The owners, Jonathan Williams and Kisla Jimenez, opened the business in 1989 and moved it to South Congress 14 years ago. Though in-store operations will cease, the company will still operate its online store.
Fans reacted in the comments saying they were sad to see the landmark go.
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Elon Musk has placed an order for a new, top-of-the-line private jet: a Gulfstream G700, Austonia has learned. Delivery is expected in early 2023.
Billed as offering “the most spacious cabin in history,” the aircraft seats 19 and soars above the rest of us at up to 51,000 feet. Base price: $78 million.
The Gulfstream G700 was awarded the 2022 International Yacht & Aviation Award for excellence in cabin design this year. (Gulfstream)
According to the Gulfstream website, the G700 can fly up to 7,500 nautical miles without refueling, enough range to fly nonstop from Austin to Hong Kong. Powered by two Rolls-Royce engines, it has its own Wi-Fi system, 20 oval windows measuring 28” x 21”, and two lavatories.
The sweet new ride will replace his current top-of-line private jet: a 2015 Gulfstream G650, the aircraft that has been made somewhat famous by the automated @elonjet Twitter account, which tracks and reports his personal aircraft’s movements using public data.
Landed in Austin, Texas, US. Apx. flt. time 44 Mins. pic.twitter.com/jZ7HI0i4iV
— ElonJet (@ElonJet) June 24, 2022
Musk has repeatedly championed “free speech” as a guiding ethic in his planned purchase of Twitter. Last December, Musk offered the teenager who built the @elonjet tracker $50,000 to shut it down, citing security concerns. It’s still up.
According to the @elonjet account, Musk’s jet last traveled to Austin, where it’s been since June 23. The associated data says that his flight to Austin burned $2,573 worth of aviation fuel and discharged 4 tons of carbon dioxide.
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