Me & My Statue: Our Lawn Ornaments, Ourselves

by Steve Wilson (Re-posted from the Spring 2015 Flea)

Randolph Rd., Smitten in Stone

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…

Maplewood Teams up with Alamo Drafthouse for Fundraiser

By Ursula Banks

On Saturday, January 24 approximately 90 Maplewood students and their families enjoyed the original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory at the Alamo Drafthouse Village.  It was good food and good fun to benefit the school. The proceeds from the ticket sales were donated back to…

CNA Steering Committee Minutes & Notes: January 14, 2015 (DRAFT)

CNA Steering Committee Regular Meeting (DRAFT) 14 January 2015 Taqueria Los Altos, 3301 North Interstate 35

Meeting called to order at 6:45 PM

Members present

Jules Kniolek, Vice Chair; Terry Dyke, Secretary; Justin Irving, Girard Kinney, Emily Schwartz

Members absent

Katie Halloran, Chair; Rebecca Kohout, Treasurer; Jeremy Mazur, Jennifer Potter-Miller,…

Ask a Neighbor: From Toddler Terror to Toddler Dishwasher

By Emily Mathon (Cross-posted from Empathy Parenting)

“Ask a Neighbor” is a new series that will draw on the diverse expertise of Cherrywood residents. Emily has lived in the neighborhood for three years, and teaches positive parenting classes based on the Redirecting Children’s Behavior philosophy. Her next five…

Steering Committee Meeting, January 14, 2015

The Cherrywood Neighborhood Association’s Steering Committee met on January 14, at 6:30 p.m., at Taqueria Los Altos. It 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, August, October, November,…

Austin Sustainable Swap Comes to Cherrywood

By Emily Mathon

On Saturday December 20th, a cold and cloudy afternoon, I joined a small group of entrepreneurs and innovators at the Austin Sustainable Swap. Everyone was setting up their tables and Margarita, the event organizer, welcomed me in and explained the vision of the event. People come together…

13th Cherrywood Art Fair: An Artist’s Perspective

By Cori Wilbanks

As a Cherrywood-based artist, I have always been a huge fan of the Cherrywood Art Fair. There is always a great collection of music, artists and activities to explore. This year I had the opportunity to participate as one of the artist for the first time.…

First CherryBiz Holiday Pop-up Market a Moonlit Success

By Cara Fealy Choate

The full moon and cool weather made December 5th a perfect evening for the first CherryBiz Pop Up Holiday Market at the monthly in.gredients First Friday block party.

Tables with original print works and posters, fabric arts, and succulents were set up next to…

Steering Committee Meeting, December 17, 2014

The Cherrywood Neighborhood Association’s Steering Committee will meet on December 17, 2014 at 6:30 p.m., at Taqueria Los Altos. It will be chaired by Katie Halloran and the agenda is the following:

  1. Call to order
  2. Roll call/Sign-in
  3. Adoption of agenda  3 MINS
  4. Announcements 2 MINS
  5. Approval of September, October…

Mi Madre’s Hosts First Annual Christmas Tamale-making Party

By Dana Callendar

On December 6, 2014, Mi Madre’s hosted it’s first annual Christmas Tamale-making Party. Around 30 guests gathered from 10am – 12pm to learn how to make traditional Christmas tamales, make their own tamales to take home (dozen total), and enjoy ponche Navideño (Christmas punch) and each other’s…

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