Monthly Archives: October 2013

in.gredients Hosts Go Texan Culinary Workshop

Written by Chelsea Davis Cross-posted from

Did you know that we source over 95% of our produce from Texas? We believe in Texas farmers and think a farm to table diet is not only feasible, it’s also delicious! We…

Maplewood Fall Fest a Spooky Success

Written by Amanda Braziel Holleman

Maplewood’s Fall Fest was frightfully fun, pure and simple. On Saturday, October 26, Maplewood students, parents, and neighbors filled the outdoor area of the school grounds to participate in a variety of special carnival-type activities organized…

Neighbors Gather at Patterson Park for Pumpkin Decorating Party

Written by Jane O’Brien

On Friday, October 25, Wilshire Wood and Cherrywood neighbors gathered at Patterson Park for a potluck and pumpkin decorating party. With fluorescent green feathers, glitter glue, crayons, googly eyes, fuzzy pom poms, and yarn, children and parents…

Get Bitten by the (Revamped) Flea!

Written by Steve Wilson, Flea Editor

The latest outbreak of Fleas are infesting the neighborhood, burrowing and biting their way into our minds … and our hearts as well. This issue features the Patterson Community Garden, 4020 Airport, Manor’s restaurant…

Cherrywood Neighbors Participate in Dia de los Muertos Parade

On Saturday, October 19, several Cherrywood neighbors participated in the 30th annual Viva la Vida Festival and Parade organized by Mexic-Arte Museum. The street festival is Austin’s biggest and oldest Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration, and hundreds…

October 2013 Mueller Update

Written by Rick Krivoniak

The City plans to conduct traffic counts for our area during October to determine the impact that new Mueller streets and development are having on our local traffic. Some changes are likely by year’s end; once the…

Cherrywood Plant and Book Swap #18

Written by Jack Darby

On Saturday, October 12, we defied the rainy forecast and held our fall plant and book swap. We had a good turn out with people bringing yuccas, aloes, salvias as well as books by Tom Robbins, JFK/Ted…

French Place neighbors celebrate National Night Out

Written by Stacey Abel

On Tuesday night, October 1st, folks in the French Place neighborhood came on foot, bicycle and stroller to gather for the annual Neighbor Night Out Potluck. This event is a great way to connect with old neighbors…

Vineland Neighbors Meet with Developers of 4020 Airport

Written by Sara Costa, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP

On Sept. 24, neighbors from Vineland and 40th St. met with PSW Real Estate representatives Glen Coleman and Eduardo Garza to discuss two different proposals for the property at 4020 Airport. PSW has…

LUT Committee Meeting, October 2, 2013

The Cherrywood Land Use and Transportation (LUT) Committee met on October 2, 2013 at 7:15 p.m., at Taqueria Los Altos. The meeting was chaired by Girard Kinney and the agenda was the following:

7:15pm: Introductions & Chair report

7:30pm: Discussion about…

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