Monthly Archives: June 2014

LUT Committee Meeting, July 2, 2014

The Cherrywood Land Use and Transportation (LUT) Committee will meet on July 2, 2014 at 7:15 p.m., at Taqueria Los Altos, 3301 N I-35. The meeting will be chaired by Girard Kinney and the agenda is the following:

1. Call to…

July 2014 Mueller Update

Written by Rick Krivoniak

Heading south on Berkman in Windsor Park, you can’t miss the Mueller building under construction to the west of HEB and near the recently opened Satellite Healthcare Dialysis building. It will be a Neighbors Emergency Center, a…

Schieffer-Willowbrook Neighborhood Meeting, June 29, 2014

Schieffer-Willowbrook Neighborhood Association held a neighborhood meeting on Sunday, June 29, 2014. (SWNA overlaps with the northeast quadrant of Cherrywood.) The biannual meeting was held at Genesis Presbyterian Church, 1507 Wilshire Blvd. from 7:00-8:30 p.m.

The Architects of the French Place 4th of July Parade

Written by Katie Halloran

If you merge onto a highway and come upon an otherwise nondescript truck or car with a large American flag sticker on its rear windshield, what do you think of the occupants? You can’t see them, their…

Haymaker’s July 4th Pickled-Egg Eating Contest Benefits East Austin Children’s Artist Program

Written by Carmen Maverick

Photo by Jennifer M. Ramos.

Local neighborhood comfort food and drink haven Haymaker is signing up participants for a pickled-egg eating contest to benefit the East Austin-based Little Artist BIG ARTIST program.

Airport Blvd Society Meeting Notes, June 22, 2014

Written by Kathy Sokolic

Founding Principles: The Airport Blvd Society (ABS) has no precise boundaries, and consists of people, from the north part of the Blvd, from Lamar to MLK, mostly.  Jerry Perkins, founder 2014.

ABS will gather periodically to:…

Neighborhood Artists Participate in Canopy’s 1st Birthday Party

Written by Melissa Borrell

Tessellate ii. Photo by Scott David Gordon.

On June 12th we celebrated Canopy’s one-year birthday along with the Grand Opening of its newest buildings.  I moved my studio Melissa Borrell Design into Canopy when it…

After a Long Wait, Maplewood Avenue Gets Its Sidewalk

Written by Brendan Wittstruck

After sixty five years of weed-wading and car dodging, Maplewood Avenue pedestrians are getting their own space.

Bascom Giles did not include sidewalks when he developed the Delwood III neighborhood we now know as “Duplex Nation”. And…

Cherrywood Coffeehouse to Host Writing Salon: Interview with Austin Bat Cave’s Emily Smith

Interview with Austin Bat Cave’s Emily Smith

Written by Katie Haab

Austin Bat Cave will host a writing salon at Cherrywood Coffeehouse on June 25. Join us for an evening of readings and performances of works-in-progress by local writers and artists.…

Anthropos Arts Vocal Recital Rocks Cherrywood Coffeehouse

Written by Elizabeth McQueen

Last Tuesday, at Cherrywood Coffeehouse, I was a part of something really cool. Nine students from Eastside Memorial High School got on stage and sang songs that they had been working on for months. Some of them…

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