Austin Neighborhoods Council Passes Resolution Calling for U.S. Department of Transportation to Assume Oversight and Planning for a Comprehensive Regional Plan for Central Texas

By Jennifer Potter-Miller

On Wednesday, August 27, the Austin Neighborhoods Council passed a radical resolution calling for the U.S Department of Transportation to take over comprehensive regional transportation planning in Central Texas and withholding endorsement of any transportation bond measures, including the urban rail bond proposal on the November 2014…

September 2014 Mueller Update

By Rick Krivoniak

Catellus hosted a community meeting at Our Lady’s Maronite Catholic Church on August 14th to share information on Berkman Drive. Construction (and disruption!) will soon start on Berkman within Mueller with the hopes of completing the full-width street by the end of 2015. Berkman traffic studies last…

Beer, Bylaws, and City Politics

By Jennifer Potter-Miller

The Cherrywood Neighborhood Association hosted a happy hour/quarterly meeting on Wednesday, August 20th at in.gredients, and unsurprisingly beer, good conversation, and a beautiful summer evening at a favorite gathering spot made for a fun evening.  About forty people came out to chat with friends, neighbors, and…

Atash Revamps “The Unknown” Silent Film Project

By Roberto Paolo Riggio, Atash Musical Director

In 1999, when we were still called “The Gypsies”–not to be confused with the Houston-based group of the same name–we were approached by the folks at Alamo Drafthouse (which was almost brand-new at the time) about composing music for a rare silent film…

A Door to Everywhere on Breeze Terrace

By Steve Wilson (re-posted from the August Flea)

A few years back a home improvement TV show crew thought it had struck ratings gold in the yard of Michelle Moore and Sean Keel. But when the producers saw how clean the house was inside, they realized the truth of…

August Flea Coming to Your Door Soon

By Steve Wilson

Heralded by the fires of Tartarus itself bringing the sizzle back into summer, The Flea is here. This quarter’s edition of Cherrywood’s newsletter looks at transportation issues big and small, from the future of I-35 to the neighborhood’s brand-spakin’-new sidewalk. Also: updates on the community garden…

Steering Committee Meeting, August 13, 2014

The Cherrywood Neighborhood Association’s Steering Committee met on March 12, 2014 at 6:30 p.m., at Taqueria Los Altos. The meeting was chaired by Katie Halloran and the agenda was the following:

  1. Call to order
  2. Roll call/Sign-in
  3. Adoption of agenda  3 MINS
  4. Announcements 2 MINS
  5. Approval of July SC meeting minutes…

Above All Else this Weekend at Cinema East

By John Fiege

I’m very excited to bring my film, Above All Else, to East Austin on Sunday, August 17, as part of Cinema East. The film is about the Keystone XL pipeline and the fight that emerged against it in East Texas over the past few years.…

CNA General Meeting/Happy Hour, August 20, 2014

In acknowledgement that it’s just too darn hot to get much done, the CNA steering committee has opted to hold the August 20 Cherrywood quarterly neighborhood meeting as a happy hour at in.gredients, 7:30-9:00 p.m.

The three candidates for the District 9 seat on the Austin City Council, Kathie…

LUT Committee Meeting, August 6, 2014

The Cherrywood Land Use and Transportation (LUT) Committee will meet on August 6, 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:

7:00:    Arrive, arrange a table, order food & beverage 7:15:    Convene…