I-35 Upper Decks Going Nowhere Fast

Written by Brendan Wittstruck

[This is a longer version of the article appearing in the current issue of the  Flea — ed.]

Senator Watson speaks on I-35

According to the Texas Department of Transportation and Senator Kirk Watson, the I-35…

Robin Hood Switches Sides: Funding Maplewood Elementary School

With apologies to Jim Hightower: Robin Hood school funding scheme more like a plot cooked up by dastardly Prince John

Written by Steve Wilson (Re-posted from The Flea)

At a recent Maplewood Campus Advisory Council meeting, much to-do was made about…

May Flea About to Hit Doorsteps

Written by Steve Wilson

The May edition of Cherrywood’s newsletter, The Flea, will soon be biting at your ankles. A sampling of stories inside:

Smitten in Stone on Randolph Rd.

Written by Steve Wilson (re-posted from The Flea)

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…

As Mi Madres Turns 25, Rosa and Aurelio Torres Recall the Birth of an East Austin Icon

(Cross-posted from the February 2015 Flea)

Jennifer: What inspired you to launch in 1990?

Aurelio: The economy was bad. Downtown was a shambles. So we decided that we wanted to open a restaurant but we didn’t have a lot…

Spring 2015 Flea is Hopping

The latest issue of The Flea, Cherrywood’s newsletter, is scurrying to your doorstep. You can also view it here. A few things in its pages:

  • A Q&A with Rosa and Aurelio Torres on the 25th anniversary of Mi Madres
  • The…

Me & My Statue: Our Lawn Ornaments, Ourselves

Written 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…

Cherrywood Businesses Unite!

(Cross-posted from the Fall 2014 Flea)

The stars aligned this fall and the Cherrywood Business Council (aka CherryBiz) was born. After dreaming of this group for over a year, two good kicks finally made it happen: Caitlin Alexander…

Parking Permits on Cherrywood Rd., Community Garden at Patterson OK’d by City

Written by Steve Wilson (re-posted from The Flea)

So much for a lazy summer. In the (not as) hot (as they could have been) months, Cherrywooders received approval for a Residential Parking Permit program on Cherrywood Rd. AND the long-awaited…

A Door to Everywhere on Breeze Terrace

Written by Steve Wilson (re-posted from the August Flea)

A few years back a home improvement TV show crew thought it had struck ratings gold in the yard of Michelle Moore and Sean Keel. But when the producers saw how clean…

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