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Bioblitz at Willowbrook Reach

By Jennifer Potter-Miller Originally published in the May 2018 issue of The Flea

Willowbrook Reach, the neighborhood greenbelt along Upper Boggy Creek runs along E. 40th St. and Willowbrook Dr. from Cherrywood Rd. to E. 38 ½ St. What you see…

A CNA Perspective

By Jim Walker Originally published in the November 2018 issue of The Flea

In the early 1980s, the area we know as Cherrywood had no neighborhood association, but a handful of champions who dealt with issues. Sparked by an initiative to…

Maplewood MakerSpace, Fun Run, Parent Prom & More

Originally published in the November 2018 issue of The Flea

Last spring, thanks to the leadership of Librarian Amanda Braziel, Maplewood applied for and won an innovation grant from Austin Ed Fund to create a centralized makerspace that is available to…

Spring Plant and Book Swap is March 24

By Jack Darby Originally published in the November 2018 issue of The Flea

Join us for the 27th installment of the Cherrywood swap on Saturday, March 24 from 9am-noon. As always, we’ll be at the Cherrywood Green (located at E. 34th…

The Roots of Cherrywood

By Gordon Bennett and Rebecca Kohout Originally published in the November 2018 issue of The Flea

Cherrywood wasn’t Cherrywood until the 1980s, when the neighborhood took its name from Cherrywood Road. Up until then, the area was a collection of smaller…

Grackle Green Pocket Park Approved!

By Daniel Culotta Originally published in the November 2018 issue of The Flea

The Grackle Green steering committee is happy to report that the pocket park project near Lafayette and Dean Keeton has been approved by the City! The City’s Neighborhood…

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…

Patterson Park on the Go!

By Jennifer Potter-Miller Originally published in the November 2018 issue of The Flea

The Neighborhood Park Plan developed by Friends of Patterson Park was approved by all five adjacent neighborhood associations, and will be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department…

Tso Good, Y’all! New Delivery Brings Chinese-American Food to Cherrywood

By Leah Fisher Nyfeler Originally published in the November 2018 issue of The Flea

I have this weird fondness for takeout Chinese food. Give me a white cardboard container full of fluffy rice and a pair of paper-wrapped chopsticks and an…

February Flea is Out

The February issue of Cherrywood’s newsletter, The Flea, is hitting the streets. A sampling of stories inside:

About Jennifer Potter-Miller

Chair, Friends of Patterson Park Social Media Chair, Maplewood Elementary School PTA Blogger, cherrywood.org

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