2014 Cherrywood Art Fair Looking for Neighborhood Artists

By Pati Shampton, Chula League

Whoa! Is it that time already? The Cherrywood Art Fair is happening on Dec. 13 & 14 and it’s our Lucky 13th year. CAF is an art-filled two-day event showcasing Texas artists, live music and great food, as well as activities for children in a…

If Loving Meat is Wrong, I Don’t Want to be Right

By Robert Miller

“Nothing we buy for the supper club has more than one ingredient.” – Jesse Griffiths, Dai Due Chef and Owner

That’s what Jesse said to us as we were chatting about the restaurant while he was in-between plating meals. Think about that for a moment. I don’t…

Parking Permits on Cherrywood Rd., Community Garden at Patterson OK’d by City

By Steve Wilson (re-posted from The Flea)

So much for a lazy summer. In the (not as) hot (as they could have been) months, Cherrywooders received approval for a Residential Parking Permit program on Cherrywood Rd. AND the long-awaited go-ahead for the Patterson Park Community Garden, a process several…

LUT Committee Meeting, September 3, 2014

The Cherrywood Land Use and Transportation (LUT) Committee will meet on Wednesday, September 3, 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 tables, order food and beverages 7:15    Introductions; approve…

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…

Cherrywood and Wilshire Wood Host Back-to-School Kids’ Swap

By Jennifer Potter-Miller (cross-posted from upperboggycreek.org)

On the Sunday before A.I.S.D. classes started Cherrywood and Wilshire Wood/Delwood 1 neighbors hosted a back-to-school kids’ clothing and toy swap at Asbury Servant Church. Families were invited to bring outgrown items and take home something that was new to them. About 20…

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…