Monthly Archives: May 2015

Reel Story: Cherrywood-based Documentary Filmmaker Wins Guggenheim

Expanded interview from the May 2015 Flea

PJ Raval is the winner of a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, an achievement that the Robinson Ave. resident didn’t tell anyone about for a day or two after he was notified…

Raising the Roof

Saturday May 16 there was a small but enthusiastic gathering at Cherrywood Green to finish installing the bulletin board kiosk, which mainly involved putting the roof assembly in place on top of the posts we had set into concrete footings a…

Thank you Cherrywood

I’d like to say THANK YOU to all the people that turned out for this year’s second quarterly meeting of the Cherrywood Neighborhood Association.  We had plenty of good engagement as the group reached decisions on all action items.

We…

Cherrywood Organizing Neighborhood Waste Collection May 23

After consulting with the city, Cherrywood Neighborhood Association has a few revisions to the waste collection announced in this month’s Flea.  The collection is scheduled for May 23 at Cherrywood Green (corner of Cherrywood Rd. and E. 34th St.), 10…

Robin Hood Switches Sides: Funding Maplewood Elementary School

With apologies to Jim Hightower: Robin Hood school funding scheme more like a plot cooked up by dastardly Prince John

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

At a recent Maplewood Campus Advisory Council meeting, much to-do was made about…

CNA General Meeting, May 20

Cherrywood Neighborhood Association will hold its next general meeting on Wednesday, May 20, 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…

Manor Road Businesses Explore Creation of IBIZ District

Written by Sarah Biggerstaff

On May 5, the Cherrywood Business Council (CherryBiz) hosted a discussion about the creation of a Manor Road IBIZ District at it’s monthly happy hour. Rebekka Adams, IBIZ District Director for the Austin Independent Business Alliance (AIBA)…

Neighbors to Raise Roof on New Kiosk at Cherrywood Green May 16

Over the years neighbors have worked together to make the Cherrywood Green pocket park at the corner of Cherrywood Rd. and E. 34th St. a more beautiful and enjoyable space. They’ve come together as Friends of Cherrywood Green (FROG)…

CNA Quarterly Meeting Coming Up May 20

Hey all, the May quarterly meeting is just a week away.

Have you been planning to take your expired batteries, leftover paint and outdated or defunct electronics to the city’s hazardous waste collection facility?  You might want to put that…

May Flea About to Hit Doorsteps

Written by Steve Wilson

The May edition of Cherrywood’s newsletter, The Flea, will soon be biting at your ankles. A sampling of stories inside:

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Chance of a Thunderstorm
Monday 02/19 40%
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Cloudy early with scattered thunderstorms developing this afternoon. High near 75F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
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Tuesday 02/20 50%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. High 73F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
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Wednesday 02/21 90%
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Thunderstorms likely. Morning high of 65F with temps falling to near 45. Winds NNE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall possibly over one inch.