Patterson Community Garden Update, Spring 2018

Originally published in the May 2018 issue of The Flea

Patterson Park Community Garden is all about food security and wholesome community values. Food grown right in our neighborhood is about as local and fresh as it can get. Recent events…

CodeNEXT and Imagine Austin

By Nicole Joslin and Thomas Visco Originally published in the May 2018 issue of The Flea

Evolve Austin, founded in 2014, is a non-profit coalition comprised of 30+ organizations whose mission is to champion the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan and…

Pilot Project and Improvements at Patterson Park

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

There’s a new grove of trees at Patterson Park! Friends of Patterson Park (FoPP) collaborated with TreeFolks and Austin Parks Foundation on a pilot project in which neighbors…

CherryWoodstock or Bust!

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

In 2016, a group of neighbors had an idea of creating a small music festival featuring some of the many great musicians living in Cherrywood. The outcome was…

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.…

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…

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