Category Views of the Neighborhood

Views of the Neighborhood – Ribbon Cutting for Refurbished Liebelt Cabin

Today we are going to Lakeway to celebrate the opening of the newly refurbished Lebolt cabin. This is a structure that was built just after the civil war and is one of Lakeway’s heritage treasures. There are also busses leaving the cabin sight to tour Lakeway’s twenty-two heritage sites of interest. Unfortunately, we won’t be […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Book and Bees Festival

We are going three miles down the road to Bee Cave Texas. We are visiting Bee Cave’s first-ever book festival, Books & Bees. As a hub of literacy for children and adults, the Bee Cave Public Library hosts programs year-round that serve hundreds of families in the area and beyond. The City of Bee Cave […]

Views of the neighborhood – Earth Day in Lakeway

Today we are celebrating Earth Day in Lakeway. (It was Friday but we are taking a trip back in the wayback machine)  Here is the announcement from the city. Celebrate Earth Day, The Lake Way on Friday, April 22, 2022 by volunteering to help pick up trash along some of our local roadways and in our […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Easter Tour

Happy Easter, everyone. In celebration of the holiday, we are going on a brief hunt for Easter decorations in the neighborhood. We are catered today by Forthright in Austin, TX. Our entertainment is The Corrs. Menu Americana Breakfast – two eggs, sourdough toast with jam, hash-brown & choice of bacon, sausage, or avocado Biscuits & […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Eggstravaganza

Today we are going on an Easter Egg hunt and more. Our destination is Lakeway park, and it should be a lot of fun. We are catered by Café No Sé in Austin. Our entertainment is Shania Twain. Menu avocado toast, soft boiled egg, crème fraîche, arugula, Aleppo carrots smoked salmon bagel, salmon, hard-boiled egg, […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Talavera Tour

Today we are going to cruise the neighborhood in search of Talavera pottery. Here is what we are looking for, according to Wikipedia. Talavera pottery (Spanish: Talavera poblana) is a Mexican and Spanish pottery tradition from Talavera de la Reina, in Spain. The Mexican pottery is a type of majolica (faience) or tin-glazed earthenware, with […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Grand Opening of the Lakeway Playscape

Artist rendering of the playscape The new playscape is designed for kids ages 2 to 12. It features three-shade cloth-covered climbing towers, a hover net, pre-cast concrete logs, boulders and a bison rock, multi-generational swings, a ten-spin merry-go-round, and musical instruments. Today’s excursion is to Lakeway Park for the Grand Re-opening of the playscape. The […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Searching for Signs of Spring

Today we are going to hunt down signs of spring. Since this is the first day of spring, there must be signs, so we will find them. We are being catered by the Cherrywood Coffee House in Austin to fuel our adventure. Our entertainment is The Loving Spoonful. Menu BENEDICT  poached eggs nestled on a […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Fun Walk Run for Animals

A couple of weeks ago, I indicated that a fun walk/run was supposed to take place but was canceled due to the weather. Well, last weekend the event took place, and due to the magic of photography, we can attend today. Our event is catered by Bouldin Creek Cafe in Austin. Because of many requests, […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Concert Time

Today we are going to a concert. It is about time we do some cultural things along with eating and drinking. The Band of the Hills which is a community band for all ages is having a concert at the Lakeway activity center. We are being catered  Dim Sum by Wu Chow in Austin and […]