Cherrywood Art Fair Sparks the Holiday Spirit with Cool Handmade Culture

Written by Celeste Quesada

Whether you are new to Austin or always on the hunt for the next big thing, Cherrywood Art Fair will not disappoint with its 13-year reign as East Austin’s longest-running and most beloved Art Fair.

Our festive…

Black Fret Awards 10K Grants to 10 Austin Musicians

Written by Heather Wagner Reed

I’ve been honored to work with the Austin-based nonprofit Black Fret for over a year now. Black Fret’s mission is to empower musicians to create and perform great new music. The organization is an…

CherryBiz Hosts Kick-off Party for Cherrywood E.A.S.T.

The Cherrywood Business Council hosted a kick-off party for the Cherrywood E.A.S.T. tour on Nov. 12, and despite the cold front 55 people came out to celebrate art in our corner of East Austin. It was a first-of-its kind opportunity…

East Austin Studio Tour is Coming to Cherrywood!

The East Austin Studio Tour is coming to town Nov. 15-16 and 22-23, and as usual an impressive range of Cherrywood artists are participating. Check out some of their work below, and stay tuned for profiles coming soon! Many thanks to…

Schieffer-Willowbrook Hosts District 9 Debate

On Tuesday, Oct. 7 the Schieffer-Willowbrook Neighborhood Association hosted the Upper Boggy Creek Neighborhood Planning Team’s District 9 city council candidate forum at Genesis Presbyterian Church. All three D9 candidates, Erin McGann, Chris Riley, and Kathie Tovo participated. Given the number…

Neighbors Celebrate National Night Out at Cherrywood Green

On Tuesday, October 7, 41 neighbors gathered at Cherrywood Green to celebrate National Night Out with a happy hour potluck. It was warmer and muggier than you would hope, but Texans have to be prepared for anything in October. In addition…

Battleground Texas Organizes North East Austin Team to Elect Wendy and Leticia

I’ve been working with Battleground Texas for the last two months, and as election day is getting closer we are intensifying our work in East Austin. Battleground Texas is a state and federal Political Action Committee (PAC) founded with the goal…

If Loving Meat is Wrong, I Don’t Want to be Right

Written by Robert Miller

“Nothing we buy for the supper club has more than one ingredient.” – Jesse Griffiths, Dai Due Chef and Owner

That’s what Jesse said to us as we were chatting about the restaurant while he was in-between…

Atash Revamps “The Unknown” Silent Film Project

Written by Roberto Paolo Riggio, Atash Musical Director

In 1999, when we were still called “The Gypsies”–not to be confused with the Houston-based group of the same name–we were approached by the folks at Alamo Drafthouse (which was almost brand-new at…

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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