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Tiff’s Treats opens mid December

Tiffany Taylor Chen co-founded Tiff’s Treats with her husband Leon.

Hosts grand opening Dec. 16

By LYNETTE HAALAND, Four Points News

Tiff’s Treats is opening its 8th Austin store in Steiner Ranch this month and is hosting a grand opening on Dec. 16 with cookie deals, giveaways and fundraising.

Austin-based Tiff’s Treats — the first in the nation to create the warm cookie delivery concept — will now have 31 Texas stores with its new Steiner shop.

The company has been servicing the Steiner and Lakeway areas through a courier service for some time but until this latest addition, it did not have a store close enough to send its own delivery drivers.

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River Place resident launches Live Edge Furniture

Jonathan Tommey shows off a live edge piece on his outdoor studio deck.

Woodworker creates artistic home decor

By LESLEE BASSMAN, Four Points News

Growing up in the rural countryside of England, River Place resident Jonathan Tommey said he loved playing among the trees, an activity that spurred his interest to begin woodworking at age 12.

Now, the father of three intends to make a profession out of his artistic passion, launching Live Edge Furniture Design in March of this year.

“(The business) started with a tree stump and has evolved from there,” Tommey said of the first piece he dug out of his Four Points property to form a table base he constructed. “I thought this (stump) would make a very interesting base for a side or coffee table. It was just sitting there, decaying. I thought, ‘Let’s give this a new life’ because it had beautiful structure and a lot of intricate details with the grain pattern (and) the root system.”

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He’s no pushover: A career that almost wasn’t for Cedar Park star




Cleveland Browns offensive guard Spencer Drango (66) blocks both Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney (90) and inside linebacker Benardrick McKinney (55) on a field goal attempt during the first quarter of an NFL game between the Houston Texans and the Cleveland Browns at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.

Spencer Drango learns football at CRMS, now in NFL

By ZACH SMITH , Hill Country News

Spencer Drango’s journey to the NFL began in Steiner Ranch more than a decade ago. And it almost never happened at all.

“I have a lot of memories in Cedar Park,” said Drango, Cleveland Brown offensive lineman #66.

said. “From getting there as a freshman for the first two-a-days and not really knowing what’s going on all the way to my senior year playing against Lake Travis at DKR. It was a fun ride. I had a lot of fun times and good memories and made lifelong friends. It’s a part of me.”

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Dentist sells practice to care for husband with cancer

Quinlan Park Dental founder Dr. Sumita Chakraborti with her family: L-R: son Anand, daughter Mia, husband Mark, who is currently in treatment for an aggressive and rare form of cancer.

Quinlan Park Dental has new Steiner owner

By SARAH DOOLITTLE, Four Points News

Steiner Ranch dentist Sumita Chakraborti has sold her practice, Quinlan Park Dental, in order to focus on her family while her husband undergoes treatment for a rare and aggressive cancer.

The practice, located in the Quinlan Crossing shopping center, is now owned by Dr. Shalini Sagi, also a Steiner resident.

Selling the practice will better allow Chakraborti to focus on her husband, Mark Singh, and their two children, Mia, 8th grade, and Anand, 4th grade.

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