Raising the Roof

Saturday May 16 there was a small but enthusiastic gathering at Cherrywood Green to finish installing the bulletin board kiosk, which mainly involved putting the roof assembly in place on top of the posts we had set into concrete footings a…

Neighbors to Raise Roof on New Kiosk at Cherrywood Green May 16

Over the years neighbors have worked together to make the Cherrywood Green pocket park at the corner of Cherrywood Rd. and E. 34th St. a more beautiful and enjoyable space. They’ve come together as Friends of Cherrywood Green (FROG)…

Mi Madre’s Hosts 25th Anniversary Bash on April 11

Written by Katie Jo Dixon

I’ve had the pleasure of calling Cherrywood home for 15 years now. Mi Madre’s has always been a staple of the neighborhood for the time that I have been here. With the surge of new restaurants…

Maplewood Stampede Raises 14K for Elementary School

Written by Melissa Nicholson

Maplewood Elementary Mustangs galloped into action for the 2nd annual Mustang Stampede Saturday, March 28th at Mueller Lake Park busting through their $14,000 goal to raise $14,498.22 for computers, dye cuts, WOW & PE equipment while promoting…

Wild Turkey Alert

Written by Jim Reed

The date of the attempted auto burglary was on Thursday, March 26, around 4 p.m. I was sitting on my front porch, enjoying a nice ice tea, where I heard a strange scratching noise in the driveway…

This Helps Me Even More Than it Helps You

Written by Katie Jo Dixon

Yeah, I’m going to ride 100 miles on my bicycle—in one day—in the Hill Country next month. Why don’t you join me?

Better make that I am going to attempt to ride 100 miles, but I…

Residents Forced to Eat S’mores, Meet Fellow Neighbors

Written by Sharon Hernandez

Our 2nd S’mores Fest at 1301 E. 30th was absolutely wicked. Over a dozen Cherrywood neighbors, smelling of adventure, arrived at our home ready to meet new neighbors and submit themselves to friendly questioning. We all huddled…

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…

S’mores on 30th St.

Written by Sharon Hernandez

Ever wonder who are all these folks who make Cherrywood such a special place? We sure do! We are trying to get to know our great neighbors by sharing s’mores and hot chocolate next to a roaring…

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