Halloween in and around Cherrywood, 2014 Round-up

By Jennifer Potter-Miller

It may have been 85 degrees today, but Halloween is in the air. Since I can hardly keep track of all the spooky festivities around here I thought I’d write a list of nearby opportunities to dress up in a costume.

Friday, October 24

The Bullock Texas…

100+ attend 20th Pant and Book Swap

By Jennifer Potter

Over 100 neighbors, friends, and lovers of gardening and reading from around town attended the 20th Cherrywood Plant and Book Swap on Saturday, October 18. It was a beautiful fall morning, and there were lots of special guests and activities to celebrate the 10th year of this…

Cherrywood Plant and Book Swap Turns 20! Saturday, October 18

By Jack Darby and Jennifer Potter-Miller

The 20th Cherrywood Plant and Book Swap will take place on Saturday, October 18 from 9 am-12 noon at the Cherrywood Green pocket park on E. 34th St. at Cherrywood Rd.  East Austin neighbors are invited to clean out their garden beds and bookshelves…

East Austin Studio Tour is Coming to Cherrywood!

The East Austin Studio Tour is coming to town Nov. 15-16 and 22-23, and as usual an impressive range of Cherrywood artists are participating. Check out some of their work below, and stay tuned for profiles coming soon! Many thanks to Caitlin Alexander for compiling the list of EAST stops…

Schieffer-Willowbrook Hosts District 9 Debate

By Jules Kniolek

On Tuesday, Oct. 7 the Schieffer-Willowbrook Neighborhood Association hosted the Upper Boggy Creek Neighborhood Planning Team’s District 9 city council candidate forum at Genesis Presbyterian Church. All three D9 candidates, Erin McGann, Chris Riley, and Kathie Tovo participated. Given the number of forums these candidates have been…

Steering Committee Meeting, October 8, 2014

The Cherrywood Neighborhood Association’s Steering Committee will meet on October 8, 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 August aand September…

Neighbors Celebrate National Night Out at Cherrywood Green

By Jennifer Potter-Miller

On Tuesday, October 7, 41 neighbors gathered at Cherrywood Green to celebrate National Night Out with a happy hour potluck. It was warmer and muggier than you would hope, but Texans have to be prepared for anything in October. In addition to mosquitoes there was an abundance…

Time to Sign up for the 18th Annual Cherrywood Tree Planting November 1st

By Mike Damal

In the past seventeen years, 544 trees have been planted during fall tree plantings in Cherrywood. We will continue the tradition on Saturday November 1st. Anyone interested in trees please email me at (function(){var ml="@tg:\"/k csoh_adierl-=n",mi=":C78HC99J4J4

Battleground Texas Organizes North East Austin Team to Elect Wendy and Leticia

By Jennifer Potter-Miller

I’ve been working with Battleground Texas for the last two months, and as election day is getting closer we are intensifying our work in East Austin. Battleground Texas is a state and federal Political Action Committee (PAC) founded with the goal of making Texas a swing state.…

Steering Committee Meeting, September 17, 2014

The Cherrywood Neighborhood Association’s Steering Committee met on September 17, 2014 at 6:30 p.m., at Taqueria Los Altos. The meeting was rescheduled from its regular date (September 10). 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…