Neighbor Profiles

Bringing Olympic Gold Home to Cherrywood

By Vivienne Heines Originally published in the August 2018 issue of The Flea

Like most athletes, 13-year-old gymnast Sabine Collins performs a ritual before her competitions. She waves at her family in the stands, they wish her good luck, and she…

VORTEX Repertory Co. A Neighborhood Landmark

By Jim Reed Originally published in the May 2018 issue of The Flea

The VORTEX Repertory Co. was the first theatre to establish a home on Austin’s historically underserved Eastside, laying the foundations for a blossoming arts and entertainment district. In…

Pascal Simon and Bake Austin: A Sweet Addition to Cherrywood

By Gabriel Lund Originally published in the May 2018 issue of The Flea

Someone who might even be considered famous is living right here in Cherrywood neighborhood. Her name is Pascal Simon and she owns a business called Bake Austin.…

Keep Giving Local

First published in the November 2018 issue of The Flea

Several neighbors will be raising money for local organizations they are passionate about during Amplify Austin, the 24 online fundraiser that starts March 1 at 6pm. AmplifyATX.org

Sherri Whitmarsh, CHULA…

Household waste recycling Saturday March 5

This coming weekend the Cherrywood Neighborhood Association will hold its quarterly household waste collection at Cherrywood Green, helping unburden neighbors from those piles of tenacious items like old paint, oil, batteries, and dead electronics. Collection is from 10:00 AM to 3:00…

Household waste recycling rides again

Last weekend the Cherrywood Neighborhood Association held its second household waste collection at Cherrywood Green, helping unburden neighbors from those piles of tenacious items like old paint, oil, batteries, and dead electronics.

The load was a little lighter this time, maybe…

Household Waste Pickup Scheduled for Saturday, August 22

The Cherrywood Neighborhood Association is sponsoring its second H-Waste and E-Recycle pickup event, scheduled for this Saturday, August 22 at Cherrywood Green (corner of Cherrywood Rd. and E. 34th St.), 10 a.m.—3 p.m.

Volunteers will accept the paint, oil,…

Hoover’s Cooking Wins Big Industry Award

Chef and owner Hoover Alexander and General Manager Alvin “Skip” Walker of Hoover’s Cooking were recently named Outstanding Restaurateurs for 2015 by the Greater Austin Chapter of the Texas Restaurant Association.

Hoover’s opened at 2002 Manor Road in 1999, and…

Waste Collection Not Wasted

Neighbors bring out their h-waste

Over Memorial Day weekend the Cherrywood Neighborhood Association held its first household waste collection at Cherrywood Green, helping liberate neighbors from dreaded accumulations of not-in-the-landfill items like paint, oil, batteries, and dead electronics.

Reel Story: Cherrywood-based Documentary Filmmaker Wins Guggenheim

Expanded interview from the May 2015 Flea

PJ Raval is the winner of a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, an achievement that the Robinson Ave. resident didn’t tell anyone about for a day or two after he was notified…

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