Monthly Archives: February 2015

Residents Forced to Eat S’mores, Meet Fellow Neighbors

Written by Sharon Hernandez

Our 2nd S’mores Fest at 1301 E. 30th was absolutely wicked. Over a dozen Cherrywood neighbors, smelling of adventure, arrived at our home ready to meet new neighbors and submit themselves to friendly questioning. We all huddled…

Smitten in Stone on Randolph Rd.

Written by Steve Wilson (re-posted from The Flea)

As far as Mike Stefanik knows, his front yard poetry rock garden writes itself much of the time. The window of his home office (he makes the Austin Events calendar) overlooks the pile…

As Mi Madres Turns 25, Rosa and Aurelio Torres Recall the Birth of an East Austin Icon

(Cross-posted from the February 2015 Flea)

Jennifer: What inspired you to launch in 1990?

Aurelio: The economy was bad. Downtown was a shambles. So we decided that we wanted to open a restaurant but we didn’t have a lot…

S’mores on 30th St.

Written by Sharon Hernandez

Ever wonder who are all these folks who make Cherrywood such a special place? We sure do! We are trying to get to know our great neighbors by sharing s’mores and hot chocolate next to a roaring…

EAST Meets Best (of Cherrywood)

Written by Sarah Biggerstaff

My friend and I used Caitlin Alexander’s colorful Cherrywood EAST map to find every studio on foot during the first cold and rainy weekend of EAST. Each studio was unparalleled in uniqueness and exhibited a different…

CNA General Meeting, February 18, 2015

Cherrywood Neighborhood Association will hold its next general meeting on Wednesday, February 18, 2015. The quarterly meeting will be held at Asbury Servant Church Fellowship Hall, 1605 38 1/2 St. from 6:30-8:00 p.m. The meeting will be chaired by Jules Kniolek…

Steering Committee Meeting, February 11, 2015

The Cherrywood Neighborhood Association’s Steering Committee met on February 11, 2015 at 6:30 p.m., at Taqueria Los Altos. The meeting was chaired by Jules Kniolek and the agenda was the following:

Spring 2015 Flea is Hopping

The latest issue of The Flea, Cherrywood’s newsletter, is scurrying to your doorstep. You can also view it here. A few things in its pages:

  • A Q&A with Rosa and Aurelio Torres on the 25th anniversary of Mi Madres
  • The…

Family Pizza Night at Patterson Park

On a warm Sunday evening in late January 10 neighborhood families with preschool and school aged kids met at Patterson Park for a spontaneous pizza party. In addition to a stack of pies, there was salad, veggies + dip, fruit, and…

LUT Committee Meeting, February 4, 2015

The Cherrywood Land Use and Transportation (LUT) Committee will meet on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 7:00 p.m., at Taqueria Los Altos, 3301 N I-35. The meeting will be chaired by Girard Kinney and the agenda is the following:

7:00: Arrive,…

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