CherryBiz Hosts First Happy Hour Bringing Neighborhood Business Owners Together

By Jennifer Potter-Miller

The Cherrywood Business Council (CherryBiz) hosted its first Happy Hour mixer on Tuesday, November 18 at Thunderbird Coffee. Business owners gathered to talk about how CherryBiz can support the success of neighborhood businesses, brainstormed ideas for spring events to showcase them, created lists of skills…

Neighborhood Voices Help Steer the Future of IH35 as Mobility35 Plans Move Forward

By Brendan Wittstruck (Reposted from the Fall 2014 Flea)

The Texas Department of Transportation has some big plans in store for IH35.  The Mobility35 Capital Area Improvement Program (CAIP) includes improvement projects from San Marcos to Georgetown and will almost certainly alter how Cherrywood residents get on and…

CNA General Meeting, November 19, 2014

Cherrywood Neighborhood Association will hold its fall general meeting on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. The quarterly meeting will be held at Asbury Servant Church Fellowship Hall, 1605 38 1/2 St. from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The meeting was be chaired by Katie Halloran and the agenda was the following: 6:30 p.m.  …

Black Fret Awards 10K Grants to 10 Austin Musicians

By Heather Wagner Reed

I’ve been honored to work with the Austin-based nonprofit Black Fret for over a year now. Black Fret’s mission is to empower musicians to create and perform great new music. The organization is an innovative evolution of the age-old symphony patronage model that is…

December 2014 Mueller Update/Review

By Rick Krivoniak

2014 at Mueller was a busy year. Last December’s opening of the Thinkery led to far larger-than-anticipated crowds visiting the great new facility. The HEB also continues to attract customers from well beyond Mueller and Windsor Park, and those living on Berkman have been asking for help…

First Weekend of E.A.S.T. Brings Crowds to Cherrywood

The first weekend of the East Austin Studio Tour brought a steady stream of visitors and plenty of neighbors to studios throughout Cherrywood. Several artists had hot cider, cocoa, or coffee to counter the chill, and offered everyone a warm welcome. The tour takes place Nov. 15-16 and 22-23. You…

CherryBiz Hosts Kick-off Party for Cherrywood E.A.S.T.

By Jennifer Potter-Miller

The Cherrywood Business Council hosted a kick-off party for the Cherrywood E.A.S.T. tour on Nov. 12, and despite the cold front 55 people came out to celebrate art in our corner of East Austin. It was a first-of-its kind opportunity for artists in the neighborhood to…

Cherrywood E.A.S.T. Kicks Off with Party Nov. 12

By Jennifer Potter-Miller

UPDATE: Due to bad weather, the party has been moved to a house around the corner from in.gredients.

The East Austin Studio Tour is starting this weekend, and we are kicking off the Cherrywood portion in style today, Wednesday, November 12! The Cherrywood Business Council is hosting…

Closing in on 600 Trees Planted in Cherrywood!

By Mike Damal

On Saturday, November 1st, 4 volunteers help plant and deliver 52 trees in the Cherrywood neighborhood.  For the 17th year we have planted 596 trees to date, which has contributed greatly to the dense tree canopy in Cherrywood.  Mike Sullivan,  Cynthia Lyon, Girard Kinney,…

Cherrywood Businesses Unite!

By Jennifer Potter-Miller (Cross-posted from the Fall 2014 Flea)

The stars aligned this fall and the Cherrywood Business Council (aka CherryBiz) was born. After dreaming of this group for over a year, two good kicks finally made it happen: Caitlin Alexander organized the impressive group of neighborhood…

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